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  • Hixon Center Black, Gold and Green Talk: Maggi Kelly, U.C. Berkeley

    12:00 - 1:15 PM
    Shanahan Center
    Harvey Mudd College
    320 East Foothill Boulevard
    Claremont, 91711
    (909) 607-7623

    Maggi Kelly, professor of environmental science, policy and management at the University of California, Berkeley, studies the drivers, patterns and consequences of environmental change across California's spatially complex, socially diverse and dynamic landscapes using integrated geospatial tools.

    Kelly will speak about how mapping technology and geospatial tools can be used to identify changes in California's environmental landscape, and how these tools can provide insights for scientists, lawmakers and the California public to address critical environmental challenges.

    Lunch is provided.

  • The Future of Revolutions

    4:15 PM
    Hahn Building
    Pomona College
    420 Harvard Avenue
    Claremont, 91711
    Map this Address
    (909) 621-8510

    Join academics from around the world for a panel discussion on the future of revolutions.

  • The Merlan Lecture:
    David Chalmers, "The Virtual and the Real"

    4:15 PM
    Humanities Auditorium
    Scripps College
    Claremont, 91711
    (909) 607-1819

    David Chalmers, University Professor of Philosophy and Neural Science, and Co-Director of the Center for Mind, Brain and Consciousness at New York University, will deliver the Merlan Lecture. Professor Chalmers is a world-renowned philosopher of mind and cognitive science. He is the author of The Conscious Mind, Explaining Consciousness: the Hard Problem, The Character of Consciousness, and Constructing the World; and the editor of Metametaphysics: New Essays on the Foundations of Ontology and Philosophy of Mind: Classical and Contemporary Readings. He has written many groundbreaking papers in philosophy of mind and philosophy of language, and earned numerous prizes, including the Stanton Prize for Philosophy and Psychology, the Jon Barwise Prize for Philosophy and Computing, and the Jean Nicod Prize. He has been interviewed for academic and lay publications in print and video many times.

  • Alice Sebold: "We Move As a Group: Uniting the Genders in the Fight Against Rape Culture"

    6:45 - 8:00 PM
    Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
    Claremont McKenna College
    385 East 8th Street
    From Indian Hill Blvd., east on 10th to Columbia, right on Columbia to 8th St., left on 8th street.
    Claremont, 91711
    Map this Address
    (909) 621-8244

    Author, The Almost Moon (2007) and The Lovely Bones (2002).

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