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February 20
12:00 PM
Lunch & Learn: Rabbi Mychal Copeland - The View of the LGBTQI Struggle From the Inside of American Religious Traditions
Open to the Public
Speaker: Mychal Copeland
Sponsor: Jewish Studies
February 20
7:00 PM
Lecture: Enrique Oliu
Open to the Public
Speaker: Enrique Oliu
Sponsor: Sport Management
February 21
2:30 PM
Engineering Blood and Marrow for Cancer Therapy
Speaker: Dr. Michael Mitchell
Sponsor: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
February 22
8:15 AM
BP Energy Outlook to 2035
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Sponsor: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
February 22
7:00 PM
The Legacy of Japanese American Internment and Muslim American Discrimination Today
Open to the Public / Registration Required / Admission Charge
Speakers: Abbie Grubb, Mustafa Tameez, Donna Cole
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
February 23
2:30 PM
Design of ssDNA Micelles and Nanotubes for Targeting Cancer
Speaker: Dr. Efie Kokkoli
Sponsor: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
February 23
5:00 PM
Multi-Sensorial learning through Storytelling in Spanish as a Foreign Language
Open to the Public
Speaker: Francisco Usero González
Sponsor: Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
February 23
6:00 PM
Medical Professionalism and the Flexner Report
Open to the Public
Speaker: Bryant Boutwell, Dr. P. H.
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
February 24
2:00 PM
CEVE Seminar Series 2017 - The Maximum Semicontinuous Flow Problem
Open to the Public
Speaker: J. Cole Smith
Sponsor: Civil and Environmental Engineering
February 26
9:30 AM
(Church & Society Series) Ethical Wills - Inspiring the Next Generations
Open to the Public
Speaker: Deborah Schloss
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
March 02
2:30 PM
Discovery, Engineering, and Therapeutic Applications of Small Molecules and Macromolecules from Microbes
Speaker: Dr. Xue Gao
Sponsor: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
March 02
4:00 PM
2016-17 Rice Seminar Lecture: "Smart City Geo-Imaginaries: How maps and GIS are Spurring a Nascent Urban Nervous System" by Allen Carroll
Open to the Public
Speaker: Allen Carroll
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
March 02
6:00 PM
Venezuela's Political and Economic Collapse: Can It Get Worse?
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Sponsor: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
March 02
6:30 PM
Gray/Wawro Lecture Series: Cathy J. Cohen - “Black Feminism to the Rescue: Black Lives Matter and the Future of Black Politics”
Open to the Public
Speaker: Cathy J. Cohen
Sponsor: Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
March 06
4:00 PM
2016-17 Mellon Seminar Lecture: "Bodies and Environments in the Anthropocene: Writing Histories for a New Epoch"
Open to the Public
Speaker: Linda Nash
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
March 06
4:00 PM
Back to the Future: Reading Lycophron's Enigmatic Alexandra
Speaker: Alexander Sens
Sponsor: Classical Studies
March 07
2:30 PM
Understanding and Designing Transition Metal Catalysts
Speaker: Dr. Matthew Montemore
Sponsor: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
March 07
6:30 PM
CERCL Leadership Lecture Series
Open to the Public
Speaker: Thelathia "Nikki" Young
Sponsor: Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning
March 07
6:30 PM
I'm NOT that Hungry: Black Queerness, American Neoliberalism, and the Capitalist Family
Open to the Public
Speaker: Thelathia "Nikki" Young
Sponsor: Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning
March 08
12:00 PM
Thoughts on the Beginning, and the Beginning of Tolerance
Open to the Public
Speaker: Brian Ogren
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
March 08
6:00 PM
U.S.-European Relations Today and Tomorrow: A Presentation by Her Excellency Réka Szemerkényi
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Speaker: Her Excellency Réka Szemerkényi
Sponsor: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
March 09
2:30 PM
Flexible Sensors to Yield Thermal Properties of Skin; and a New Path to Polyolefin Elastomers
Speaker: Dr. Kaitlyn E. Crawford
Sponsor: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
March 09
4:00 PM
2016-17 Rice Seminar Lecture: "Who Owns the City?" by Saskia Sassen
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Speaker: Saskia Sassen
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
March 09
4:00 PM
Increasing stability in Inverse Problems for the Helmholtz Type Equations with Higher Wave Numbers
Speaker: Victor Isakov
Sponsor: Computational and Applied Mathematics
March 10
2:00 PM
CEVE Seminar Series 2017 -TBA
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Civil and Environmental Engineering
March 10
4:15 PM
Human Practices and Responsiveness to Two-Dimensional Practical Norms
Speaker: Mark Okrent
Sponsor: Philosophy
March 12
9:30 AM
(Church & Society Series) What Does it Mean for St. Philip to be a We Choose Welcome Congregation?
Open to the Public
Speaker: Sara Jean Jackson
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
March 19
9:30 AM
(Church & Society Series) What Does it Mean for Houston to be a Welcoming City?
Open to the Public
Speaker: Terence O'Neil
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
March 20
4:00 PM
2016-17 Mellon Seminar Lecture: "Paradoxical Life in the Anthropocene"
Open to the Public
Speaker: Matthew Taylor
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
March 21 through March 22 2016-17 Rice Seminar Lecture: The Colossus of New York and The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Open to the Public
Speaker: Colson Whitehead
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
March 23
6:00 PM
Advocate leaders
Open to the Public
Speaker: Ann Robinson
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
March 24
12:00 PM
Dr. Susan Einbinder - "Stone, Bone and Text: Anti-Jewish Violence in Tàrrega, 1348"
Sponsor: Jewish Studies
March 24
2:00 PM
CEVE Seminar Series 2017 - Dynamic Testing of Large Concrete Dams to Support Numerical Model Development
Open to the Public
Speaker: Patrick Paultre
Sponsor: Civil and Environmental Engineering
March 24
4:00 PM
O'Brien MDEM Guest Lecture Series
Open to the Public
Speaker: Susan Einbinder
Sponsor: Medieval and Early Modern Studies
March 24
All Day
Ethics, Politics and Society Lecture Series
Sponsor: Philosophy
March 26
9:30 AM
(Church & Society Series) Regugee Services of Texas
Open to the Public
Speaker: Veronika Fournier
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
March 27
12:00 PM
The Beats of a Revolution: Music and Social Change
Open to the Public
Speakers: Arvin Kaiantari, Dahan Baraily
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
March 29
4:00 PM
“Things that divide us are trifling”: Cold War Feminism in North Korea with Suzy Kim
Open to the Public
Speaker: Suzy Kim
Sponsor: History
March 29
5:30 PM
RSA Modern Lecture: Anne Lacaton
Sponsor: Architecture
March 30
6:00 PM
Institutional Reformers
Open to the Public
Speaker: Steven Schroeder, M. D.
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
March 30
6:30 PM
Gray/Wawro Lecture Series: Dian Million - "Generations, Indigenous Kin and the Sexual Nexus"
Open to the Public
Speaker: Dian Million
Sponsor: Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
March 31
2:00 PM
CEVE Seminar Series 2017 - The Historical and Political Development of Climate Science and why you should believe it.
Open to the Public
Speaker: Andrew Dessler
Sponsor: Civil and Environmental Engineering
April 03
5:30 PM
RSA Modern Lecture: Li Hu
Sponsor: Architecture
April 03 through April 05 The 2017 Campbell Lecture Series
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Speaker: George Chauncey
Sponsor: Dean of Humanities
April 04
4:00 PM
Ken Kennedy Award Lecture: "MPI: The Once and Future King" presented by Dr. William Gropp
Open to the Public
Speaker: Dr. William Gropp
Sponsor: Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology
April 05
6:30 PM
African American Religious Studies Forum Lecture
Open to the Public
Speaker: Joseph Richard Winters
Sponsor: Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning
April 06
5:30 PM
Contemporary Cuban History
Open to the Public
Speaker: Rafael Rojas
Sponsor: Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
April 06
6:00 PM
Patient Advocacy
Open to the Public
Speaker: Renatta Domatti, LMSW, CCM
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
April 07
2:00 PM
CEVE Seminar Series 2017 - Recent Developments on Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor Treatment of Domestic Wastewater
Open to the Public
Speaker: Adam Smith
Sponsor: Civil and Environmental Engineering
April 10
4:00 PM
2016-17 Rice Seminar Lecture: "Patterns and Interpretation" by Franco Moretti
Open to the Public
Speaker: Franco Moretti
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
April 14
2:00 PM
CEVE Seminar Series 2017 - Risk, Reliability, and Resilience of Structures and Infrastructure Systems: Probabilistic Methods for Modeling and Analysis
Open to the Public
Speaker: Iris Tien
Sponsor: Civil and Environmental Engineering
April 20
4:00 PM
2016-17 Rice Seminar Lecture by William Rankin
Open to the Public
Speaker: William Rankin
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
April 21
2:00 PM
CEVE Seminar Series 2017 - Structural Health Monitoring: Historical Development, Current Status, Research Needs
Open to the Public
Speaker: Chuck Farrar
Sponsor: Civil and Environmental Engineering
April 27
12:00 PM
Tolerance, Social Theory and Jewish Mysticism
Open to the Public
Speaker: Philip Wexler
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
September 28
4:00 PM
2016-17 Rice Seminar Lecture by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun
Open to the Public
Sponsor: Humanities Research Center
October 03
4:00 PM
KEN KENNEDY INSTITUTE DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES: JEFFREY DEAN, GOOGLE SENIOR FELLOW
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jeffrey Dean
Sponsor: Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology
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