A&S Lecture Roundup

The College of Arts & Sciences have so many incredible guest speakers and presentations. But you’re covered. Here’s a list of (regularly updated) lectures happening.

Looking for the cost information? Unless otherwise noted, they are all free and open to the public!

October 24-29

Cuba Week brings together professors, artists, musicians and other experts in various fields to discuss what they’re working on in their respective countries. There will be multiple discussions on topics such as history, health sciences, film and some of the evening activities are also open to the public. There’s a cost for tickets to the musical performance.

 October 24

Dr. Jonathan Comer is an associate professor and director of the Mental Health Interventions and Technology Program at Florida International University. His lecture is titled: “Beyond brick and mortar: Leveraging new technologies to extend the reach of quality care for early child behavior problems”

Dr. William E. French, an Associate Professor of History at the University of British Columbia, will deliver a talk titled, “‘Dictated by my Heart:’ Love and Letters in Northern Mexico, 1871-1931.”  Light refreshments will be served before the talk in the Summersell Room (ten Hoor 251). Dr. French is currently working on a monograph on the 12-volume courtship diary of Luciano J. Gallardo, written in Guadalajara, Mexico, between 1864 and 1869, as a means of examining emotional life in nineteenth-century Mexico, especially as it concerned romantic love, ideals of gender, exoticism, self-fashioning and writing.