Lectures

Today, September 20, 2017

5-6:15 p.m.

Visiting Artist Colloquium - Maser

Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Rm L160, 800 University Ave, Madison WI 53706

7-8:15 p.m.

Wednesday Nite @ the Lab

"International Crane Foundation's Programs in Africa, Southeast Asia, and Australia" by Gopi Sundar and Kerryn Morrison

1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Noon-1 p.m.

UW-Madison Libraries’ South Asian Collections: Their Use and Their History

Todd Michelson-Ambelang (Associate Lecturer and Bibliographic Librarian, Memorial Library, UW-Madison)

206 Ingraham Hall

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Biology Colloquium: Amy Alstad

Patterns and drivers of long-term plant community change in Wisconsin remnant prairies

B302 Birge Hall

Friday, September 22, 2017

All day

BH + DH Conference

Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture

Pyle Center

Noon-1:30 p.m.

Center for Southeast Asian Studies Friday Forum Lecture Series

Alfred McCoy, “Showdown in the South China Sea: Beijing and Washington Struggle for Dominion over the 'World Island'”

206, Ingraham Hall

Noon-1 p.m.

Archaeology Brown Bag Lecture

The Indus Civilization: New Insights from Lakhanjodaro

5230 Sewell Social Sciences

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Yi-Fu Tuan Lecture

"Madison Geography, a History, 1970 - 2000: Rememberances & Impressions" - Tom Vale, UW Madison Department of Geography

180 Science Hall

3:30 p.m.

Mind, Morality and the First Person Perspective

Guest Speaker: Professor Matthew Boyle, University of Chicago

6191 Helen C. White Hall

Monday, September 25, 2017

Noon-1 p.m.

Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar

Jenna Nobles, PhD, Associate Professor of Sociology, Associate Director, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1345 Health Sciences Learning Center

3:30-5 p.m.

The Subaltern School

Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Series

Wisconsin Idea Room (159), Education Building

7:30 p.m.

Theaster Gates

Artist, Professor in the Department of Visual Art, and Director of Arts and Public Life, University of Chicago

Discovery Building

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

11 a.m.-noon

FRESH Seminar

Acrylamide formation in potato products: A summary of the findings from UW-Madison

6201 Microbial Sciences

Noon

Land Use Change and Oasis Bird Communities in the Atacama Desert

Presented by: Cristian Estades, Universidad de Chile. Tinker Visiting Professor, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

206 Ingraham Hall

Noon-1 p.m.

Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar

Intelligent extraterrestrial life: Does it exist? and, if so, what are the prospects for discovery and communication?

4274 Chamberlin Hall

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Global Health Tuesday: Water, Women and Fisheries

Addressing ecological realities impacting human health at Lake Victoria

1010 Medical Sciences Center

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Noon

Wildlife of Cuba

By: Nils Navarro

Russell Labs Room 150, 1645 Linden Dr.

5-6:15 p.m.

Visiting Artist Colloquium - Tom Shields

Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Rm L160, 800 University Ave, Madison WI 53706

7-8:15 p.m.

Wednesday Nite @ the Lab

"The Demographics of Anti-Vaccination in the US" by Malia Jones

1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Noon-1 p.m.

What’s Law Got to Do with It?: Mufti Kifayatullah’s Readers, Religious Knowledge, and the Urdu Public Sphere

Elizabeth Lhost (Post-doctoral Fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities, UW-Madison)

206 Ingraham Hall

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Biology Colloquium: Bruce Baldwin

Evolutionary and biogeographic perspectives from studies of oceanic island floras

B302 Birge Hall

4 p.m.

Nicholas Mirzoeff

Lecture: Appearance of Black Lives Matter, #Charlottesville"

L150 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building

4:30 p.m.

Hilldale Lecture in the Social Sciences: Peter Bearman, PhD

Uncovering our Social Brain: The Neural Signatures of Reciprocity, Transitivity and Identity in Human Groups

Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building

5 p.m.

Tim Tyson, author of The Blood of Emmett Till

The Annual Schewe Lecture presented by the Friends of the UW-Madison Libraries

Wisconsin Historical Society

Friday, September 29, 2017

10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

#LowerEd: Why a Critical View of the “Skills Gap” Is Essential in Today’s Higher Education Landscape

Research Symposium for Students, Researchers and Career Advisors

Wisconsin Idea Room (159), Education Building

Noon-1:30 p.m.

Center for Southeast Asian Studies Friday Forum Lecture Series

Sarah Bouchat, “Reading between the Lines: A Text-as-Data Approach to Studying Myanmar's Parliament”

206, Ingraham Hall

Noon-1 p.m.

Archaeology Brown Bag Lecture

Building Tiwanaku: Transformations in Monumental Stone

5230 Sewell Social Sciences

2-3 p.m.

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Neurology Grand Rounds

Neurologic Complications of HIV Infection in Sub-Saharan Africa: Focus on Ethiopia ~ Part I

1220 UW Medical Foundation Centennial Building

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Yi-Fu Tuan Lecture

"Going West and Going Out: Discourses, Migrants & Models in Chinese Development" - Emily Yeh, University of Colorado-Boulder, Department of Geography

180 Science Hall

Monday, October 02, 2017

3:30-5 p.m.

FROM OUTRIGGER CANOES TO FENGSHUI

Next Steps in a Comparative Project to Understand Historical and Structural Relations Across the Indo-Pacific.

8417 Sewell Social Sciences

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Noon

Women and the Construction of Peace in Colombia

Presented by: Carol Rojas, Feminist Anti militarist Network, Medellin, Colombia,

206 Ingraham Hall

Noon-1 p.m.

Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar

Systematic misperceptions of 3D motion explained by Bayesian inference

4274 Chamberlin Hall

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Jeanette Casey Presents "From Disc to Digital"

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

Memorial Library 126, Memorial Library

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

5-8 p.m.

Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Annual Fall Lecture

The Science Behind Alzheimer's Disease Prevention & Brain Health

Sonata, Overture, and Concerto Rooms, Gordon Dining and Event Center

5-6:15 p.m.

Visiting Artist Colloquium - MFA Candidates

Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Rm L160, 800 University Ave, Madison WI 53706