Academic Affairs

Faculty Seminar Series

Spring 2014

12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Main Lounge, Moulton Union
Open to Faculty and Staff
Subject to Change


Wed., Jan. 29  Scott MacEachern (Anthropology)
“Rooting the San:  genetic phylogenies, skeletal evolution and modernity in African hunter-gatherers”

Tues., Feb. 4  Jennifer Taback (Mathematics)
“The Shape of the Universe:  History, Mathematics, and Scandal”

Wed., Feb. 12  Michael Franz (Government)
“Attack of the Super PACs:  the Impact of Outside Groups in American Elections"

Tues., Feb. 18  Emily Peterman (Earth and Oceanographic Science)
"Reconstructing the northern Appalachians:  New methods for determining ultrahigh-pressure metamorphism"

Wed., Feb. 26  Meghan Roberts (History) 
“Love, Risk, and Scientific Proof in Enlightenment France”

Tues., March 4  Elizabeth Stemmler (Chemistry)
"Weighing molecules: Using mass spectrometry for the analysis of biofuels and other complex mixtures"

☼Tues., April 1  Matthew W. Klingle (History/Environmental Studies)
"Rendering Health:  The Hidden History and Nature of Insulin"

Wed., April 9  Sarah Braunstein (Gender and Women's Studies)
"Intimate Immensity:  A Discussion & Fiction Reading with Sarah Braunstein, Coastal Studies Scholar"

☼Tues., April 15  Olufemi Vaughan (Africana Studies/History)
"Religion and the Making of Nigeria"

☼Tues., April 29  Mary Hunter (Music)
"Life, Death and the Discourse of Classical Music Performance"