Calendar for Monday March 22nd – Sunday March 28th 2010.

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Monday March 22nd, 2010.
Radcliffe Institute Dean’s Lecture Series
“Freakonomics and Beyond”
Steven D Levitt, William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, University of Chicago
Location: Radcliffe Gymnasium, 10 Garden Street, Radcliffe Yard, Cambridge MA
For more information: 617-495-8600

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010.
“The Myth of Digital Democracy”
Matthew Hindman, 2010 Goldsmith Book Prize winner and assistant professor of political science at Arizona State University.
Location: Kalb Seminar Room, Taubman 275
For more information: 617-495-1329

Tuesday March 23rd, 2010.
12:30 – 1:30pm
“Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Lessons for Returning Combat Veterans”
Terry Keane, professor and vice chairman in psychiatry and professor of clinical psychology, Boston University, associate chief of staff for research and development, VA Boston Healthcare System, director, National Center for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Behavioral Science Division, VA Boston
Location: FXB, Room G12, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston
For more information:

Tuesday, March 23, 2010
2:00 PM
“Astrophysical expulsions: Solar/Stellar Winds, Supernovae, and Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs)”
Kelly Korreck of Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Location: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Physics TEX 101e
For more information Robert Fisher 508-999-8353

Tuesday March 23rd, 2010
Harris Lecture Series and Economics Department Seminar
“The Failure Mechanics of Dealer Banks”
Darrell Duffie, Stanford University Graduate School of Business
Location:  Room 110, Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall, Harvard Yard, Cambridge MA
For more information:

Tuesday March 23rd, 2010.
Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism
David Fanning, executive producer of FRONTLINE
Location: JFK Jr. Forum, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge MA
For more information: 617-495-1329

Tuesday March 23rd, 2010.
“What Cognitive Psychology Can Tell Us about Reading Anna Karenina”
Elaine Auyoung, Radcliffe Institute
Location: Room 133, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Wednesday March 24th, 2010.
Goldsmith Seminar
“The Present and Future of Investigative Reporting”
Panel discussion with the Goldsmith Award Finalists for Investigative Reporting: Sean P. Murphy, The Boston Globe; Mark Greenblatt, David Raziq, Keith Tomshe, KHOU-TV (Houston); Raquel Rutledge, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; J. Andrew Curliss and Steve Riley, The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC); A.C. Thompson, ProPublica in collaboration with Gordon Russell, New Orleans Times-Picayune; and Joe Stephens and Lena H. Sun, The Washington Post
Location: Fifth floor, Taubman Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge MA.
For more information: 617-495-1329

Wednesday, March 24th 2010.
Sack Lunch Seminar
“Modeling Dissolved Organic Matter Cycling in Marine Surface Waters”
David Keller of Horn Point Laboratory in Maryland
Location: MIT Building 54-915

 Wednesday, March 24, 2010
4:00 pm
“From Black Holes to Strange Metals: Many-body Physics through a Gravitational Lens”
Hong Liu from MIT
Location: University of Massachusetts, Lowell Dept of Physics and Applied Physics 0H218

Wednesday March 24th, 2010.
Harvard Bookstore and Harvard Hillel cohost
“Beyond Belief: Science, Religion, Morality and the Arts”
with Steven Pinker and Rebecca Goldstein
For more information: 617-661-1515
Location: Harvard Hillel, Beren Hall, 52 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge MA

 Thursday, March 25th, 2010
7:45 – 9:15 a.m.
“Progress in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)”
Hannah Chase Kinney, Harvard Medical SChool & Children’s Hospital
Location: Room 10, Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Thursday, March 25th, 2010.
3:30 PM
Boston University Special High Energy Experiment Seminar
“On the Hunt for New Physics at the LHC”
Kevin Black of Harvard University
Location: 3 Cummington Street, Boston, Room 595

 Thursday March 25th 2010.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Lectures
“Recent Developments in Asymmetric Cyclopropanation Reactions”
Andre Charette, University of Montreal
“Discovery of IXEMPRA (ixabepilone), an Epothilone Analogue for Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer ”
Gregory Vite, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Location: MIT Building 6-129
For more information: Tyler 617-253-1879

Thursday March 25th 2010.
Evolution Matters Lecture Series
“Evolution of Brain Aging and Cognitive Decline”
Bruce Yankner, Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School
Location: Geological Lecture Hall, Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA
For more information: 617-495-3045

Friday March 26th, 2010.
“Molecular mechanisms of adaptive evolution: More lessons to learn from microbes”
Hsin-Hung “David” Chou, PhD candidate in the OEB Department, Harvard University
Location: Room 310, 3rd floor, Harvard University Center for the Environment, 24 Oxford Street. Cambridge MA.

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