Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2013
'Conversations' Series Begins Friday, September 20, with a Talk by Bridget Chesterton
The 2013–2014 "Conversations in and out of the Disciplines" series begins Friday, September 20, at 3:00 p.m., as Bridget Chesterton, associate professor of history and social studies education, presents "The Sweet Herb: Ka'a He'e and the Guaraní Treatment for Global Obesity and Diabetes from the 1900s–2010s" in Ketchum Hall 320. A short, informal wine-and-cheese reception will be held after the talk. Everyone is welcome.
Please also mark your calendars for the other talks this fall: Mayra Vélez-Serrano, assistant professor of political science, will present "Puerto Rico: The Next 51st State? Reasons, Consequences, and Prospects" on Friday, October 18; Julie Wieczkowski, assistant professor of anthropology, will present "Feeding Ecology of the Tana River Mangabey of Kenya" on Friday, November 22; and Mark Fulk, associate professor of English, will present "William Gilpin, Eliza Knipe, and the Limits of Picturesque Aesthetic