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Upcoming Events for Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Thursday, January 9, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
This event has been postponed to Thursday, April 9, 2020.
  • Leslie Thornton, Professor Emerita of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University; former Artist-in-Residence and Lecturer in Visual Culture, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Vadim V. Martynov, Graduate Student, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
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Friday, January 10, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 237
Rural Elites and Redistribution: Evidence from the English Poor Law
  • Jonathan Chapman, Assistant Professor of Economic History, New York University Abu Dhabi,
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Thursday, January 16, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  • Jessica Helfand, Artist-in-Residence (Winter 2020) and Lecturer in Visual Culture, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
  • Ralph Adolphs, Bren Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Biology; Allen V. C. Davis and Lenabelle Davis Leadership Chair, Caltech Brain Imaging Center; Director, Caltech Brain Imaging Center, Caltech,
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
Exploring Islamic Maps: From the Earth to the Moon and the Cosmos
  • Karen Pinto, Associate Research Professor, College of Innovation and Design, Boise State University,
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Thursday, January 23, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  • Sharrona Hyla Pearl, Historian and Theorist of the Face and Body,
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Monday, January 27, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bridge 114
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  • Eileen Reeves, Professor of Comparative Literature, Princeton University,
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Monday, February 10, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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  • Felice Frankel, Research Scientist, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Science Photographer,
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Tuesday, February 11, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  • Felice Frankel, Research Scientist, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Science Photographer,
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Thursday, February 20, 2020
2/20 9:00 am -
2/21 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter Lecture Hall
Scholars or Spies? The Escalating Tension Between the US and China in Academia
  • John Krige, Kranzberg Professor, School of History, Technology, and Sociology, Georgia Institute of Technology; recipient of the Francis Bacon Award in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (2020),
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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Baxter Lecture Hall
Modelling the sublime: simulacra of Vesuvius in the age of revolutions
  • John Brewer, Eli and Edythe Broad Professor of History and Literature, Emeritus, Caltech,
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Thursday, February 27, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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  • Aleksandra Prica, Assistant Professor of German Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
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  • Alberto A. Martínez, Associate Professor, Department of History, The University of Texas at Austin,
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Friday, February 28, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 125
Multiple Imputation for Large Multiscale Data with Linear Constraints
  • Jian Cao, Postdoctoral Scholar in Data Science and Election Integrity, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
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Tuesday, March 3, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Marzena Rostek, Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bridge 114
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  • Sven Dupré, Professor of History of Art, Science and Technology, Utrecht University,
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Wednesday, March 4, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
A Global Past? Human and Natural Histories in the 17th Century
  • Jeremy Schneider,
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Thursday, March 5, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Eric Zwick, Assistant Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago,
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Friday, March 6, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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  • Paula Findlen, Professor of Early Modern Europe and History of Science, Stanford University,
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Tuesday, March 10, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Einstein Papers Project, 363 S. Hill Ave.
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  • Don Howard, Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame,
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Thursday, March 12, 2020
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Baxter Lecture Hall
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  • W. Bernard Carlson, Joseph L. Vaughan Professor of Humanities; Chair, Engineering and Society Department; Professor of History; Director, Engineering Business Programs, University of Virginia,
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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  • Rachel Adams, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University,
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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Yuya Sasaki, Associate Professor of Economics, Vanderbilt University,
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Friday, March 20, 2020
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Baxter B125
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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter 237
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  • Guillaume Blanc, PhD Student, Brown University,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Cesar Martinelli, Professor, Department of Economics, George Mason University,
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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Congyi Zhou, Assistant Professor of Politics, College of Arts and Science, New York University,
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Thursday, April 2, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Eric D. Hilt, Professor of Economics, Wellesley College,
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Tuesday, April 7, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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  • Matthias Dörries, Professor of Epistemology and History of Science, University of Strasbourg Institute for Advanced Study,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Tom Clark, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Political Science, Emory College of Arts and Sciences,
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Thursday, April 9, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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  • Leslie Thornton, Professor Emerita of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University; former Artist-in-Residence and Lecturer in Visual Culture, Caltech,
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Wednesday, April 15, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  • Elin O’Hara Slavick, Distinguished Term Professor, Department of Art and Art History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Peter Arcidiacono, Professor of Economics, Duke University,
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Thursday, April 16, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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  • Tim Maudlin, Professor of Philosophy, New York University,
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Monday, April 20, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Baxter Lecture Hall
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  • Alan Stern, Planetary Scientist, Southwest Research Institute,
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Tuesday, April 21, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Tomasz Strzalecki, Professor of Economics, Harvard University,
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Wednesday, April 22, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Karam Kang, Associate Professor of Economics, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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  • Jill North, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University,
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Thursday, April 23, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dabney Hall, Lounge
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  • Rob Giampietro, Director of Design, Museum of Modern Art, New York,
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Tuesday, April 28, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Yusuke Narita, Assistant Professor of Economics, Yale University,
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Wednesday, April 29, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Lise Vesterlund, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Economics, University of Pittsburgh,
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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dabney Hall, Lounge
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  • Bill Odenkirk, American Comedy Writer,
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Thursday, May 7, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Michael Sockin, Assistant Professor of Finance, McCombs School of Business, UT Austin,
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Tuesday, May 12, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Stephen Morris, Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics, Princeton University,
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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • B. Pablo Montagnes, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Emory University,
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Tuesday, May 19, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dabney Hall, Lounge
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  • Adrienne Su, Professor of Creative Writing and Poet-in-Residence, Dickinson College,
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Thursday, May 21, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Xavier Gabaix, Pershing Square Professor of Economics and Finance, Department of Economics, Harvard University,
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Tuesday, May 26, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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  • Richard Menke, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator, Department of English, University of Georgia,
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Wednesday, May 27, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter B125
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  • Dan Ackerberg, Addison Baker Duncan Centennial Professor of Economics, University of Texas at Austin,
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Friday, May 29, 2020
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Thursday, November 5, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
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  • Elaine Auyoung, McKnight Land-Grant Professor, Associate Professor of English, and Affiliate Faculty of the Center for Cognitive Sciences, University of Minnesota,
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Friday, November 13, 2020
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
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