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Fall 2010 Lecture Series

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

Professor Gananath Obeyesekere Emeritus Professor, Anthropology at Princeton University

"Madame Blavatsky's Visionary Travels and the Work of the Dream-Ego"

September 24, 2010 at 4:30PM
165 McGraw Hall
Reception to Follow

MESSENGER LECTURER

Nima Arkani-Hamed, Professor

School of Natural Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ

"The Future of Fundamental Physics"

Lecture 1: "Setting the Stage: Space-time and Quantum Mechanics"

Monday, October 4, 2010 at 7:00p.m.
Schwartz Auditorium (Reception to follow)

Lecture 2: "Our "Standard Models" of Particle Physics and Cosmology, and their Discontents"

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 5:00p.m.
Schwartz Auditoirum

Lecture 3: "Space-Time is Doomed: What Replaces It?"

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 5:00p.m.
Schwartz Auditorium

Lecture 4: "Why Is There a Macroscopic Universe?"

Wednesday, October 7, 2010 at 5:00p.m.
Schwartz Auditorium

Lecture 5: "A New Golden Age of Experiments: What We Might Know By 2020?"

Friday, October 8, 2010 at 5:00p.m.
Schwartz Auditorium

MESSENGER LECTURER

Professor Nancy Fraser
Professor of Philosophy and Politics, The New School of Social Research

Lecture 1: "The Fictitious Commodity: Fount of Capitalist Crisis in the 21st Century"

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 4:30 p.m.
Guerlac Room, A.D. White House

Lecture 2: "The Market in Nature: Seeds and Offshoots of Capitalist Crisis"

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 4:30 p.m.
Guerlac Room, A.D. White House

Lecture 3: "The Wages of Care Body and Soul of Capitalist Crisis"

Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 4:30 p.m.
Guerlac Room, A.D. White House

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

Rabbi Greg Epstein
Humanist Chaplain at Harvard University

"NOW SPRING 2011"



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