Lectures

Saturday, November 04, 2017

All day

Family Weekend 2017

Hosted by the UW-Madison Parent and Family Program

Sunday, November 05, 2017

All day

Family Weekend 2017

Hosted by the UW-Madison Parent and Family Program

Monday, November 06, 2017

Noon-1 p.m.

Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar

Peter A. Shult, PhD, Associate Director, Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH) Director, Communicable Disease Division and Emergency Laboratory Response, WSLH, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1345 Health Sciences Learning Center

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Biochemistry Colloquium

Design of Reprogrammed and New Molecular and Cellular Functions

1211 DeLuca Biochemical Sciences Building

7:20 p.m.

Ruth Ketterer Harris Lecture: Noa Raviv

Lecture by Israeli fashion artist and designer

2235 Nancy Nicholas Hall

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Noon-1 p.m.

On the Backs of Tortoises: the will to save the Galápagos Islands.

: Elizabeth Hennessy, Assistant Professor of World Environmental History in the History Department and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

206 Ingraham Hall

Noon-1 p.m.

Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar

Multidimensional spectroscopy of complex chemical systems: Using nonlinearity to isolate signals

4274 Chamberlin Hall

5:30-6:30 p.m.

The DesignLab Presents "Presenting Your Own Story"

A Workshop from "Traditions in Dialogue: Nordic-American Communities and their Arts in Local and Transnational Contexts"

DesignLab Media Studio A, Helen C. White Hall

7:30 p.m.

A Conversation with Lauren Gunderson

Madison Central Library

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

7-8:15 p.m.

Wednesday Nite @ the Lab

"Childing the Cripple and Crippling the Child: Children with Disabilities in American Science and Policy, 1912-1960" by Walt Schalick

1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Noon-1 p.m.

Ultimate + Virtue = Ultimate Virtue? Tibetan Thinkers Debate the Possibility of Virtuous Ultimate Reality

Yaroslav Komarovski (Associate Professor, Classics & Religious Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

206 Ingraham Hall

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Biology Colloquium: Frederick R. Prete

Cognitive Psychology to Interneurons: How Praying Mantises Construct the Abstract Category, "Prey"

B302 Birge Hall

7:30 p.m.

Words on the Move

John McWhorter, professor of linguistics at Columbia University and host of Slate's language podcast Lexicon Valley

Room L140, Conrad A. Elvehjem Building 800 University Avenue

Friday, November 10, 2017

Noon-1 p.m.

Archaeology Brown Bag Lecture

Bison in Late Prehistoric Oneota culture

5230 Sewell Social Sciences

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Yi-Fu Tuan Lecture

"Changes to the Global Value of Ecosystem Services: A Market Failure?" - Paul Sutton, University of Denver, Department of Geography

180 Science Hall

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Noon-1 p.m.

Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar

Mark Craven, PhD, Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1345 Health Sciences Learning Center

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Biochemistry Colloquium

Making Sense of Non-coding Transcription

1211 DeLuca Biochemical Sciences Building

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Noon-1 p.m.

Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar

Inference for high-dimensional self-exciting point processes

4274 Chamberlin Hall

Noon-1 p.m.

: Documentation, Activism and Revitalization of Indigenous Ecuadorian Languages: A Shared Commitment

Presented by: Marleen Haboud, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador

206 Ingraham Hall

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Joe Salmons Presents "Language as History: Nordic Sound Recordings from the Upper Midwest "

A Lecture from "Traditions in Dialogue: Nordic-American Communities and their Arts in Local and Transnational Contexts"

Memorial Library 126, Memorial Library

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

7-8:15 p.m.

Wednesday Nite @ the Lab

"The Evolution of the Chicken" by Mark Berres

1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Noon-1 p.m.

“Hindoo” Bodies: American Representations of Indian Medicine, Health, and Disease

Michael J. Altman (Assistant Professor, Religious Studies, University of Alabama)

206 Ingraham Hall

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Biology Colloquium: Giovanni (Gio) Bosco

Dissecting mechanisms of social learning and transgenerational inheritance in Drosophila

B302 Birge Hall

4-5:30 p.m.

CREECA Fall Lecture Series

"Social Media and Protest Participation: Evidence from Russia"

206 Ingraham Hall

7-8 p.m.

Friday, November 17, 2017

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Yi-Fu Tuan Lecture

"From Mud to Models: Building Community-Curated Data Resources to Study Species Responses to Past and Present Global Environmental Change" - Jack Williams, UW Madison, Dept of Geography

180 Science Hall

Monday, November 20, 2017

Noon-1 p.m.

Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar

Paul Peppard, PhD, Principal Investigator, Wisconsin Sleep Cohort Study, Co-Director, Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW), Associate Professor, Department of Population Health Sciences, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

1345 Health Sciences Learning Center

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Biochemistry Colloquium

Non-equilibrium Regulation of DNA Transcription

1211 DeLuca Biochemical Sciences Building

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Noon-1 p.m.

Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar

Artificial intelligence: Evolution and agency

4274 Chamberlin Hall

Monday, November 27, 2017

Noon-1 p.m.

Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar

Paul Robbins, PhD, Director, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1345 Health Sciences Learning Center

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Biochemistry Colloquium

Filoviral Immune Evasion Mechanisms

1211 DeLuca Biochemical Sciences Building