Events - Weekly
|Sunday, December 8|
|Monday, December 9|
"Is Congress Broken, or Working as Designed? A Dissenting Historical Perspective," John Lawrence, former Chief of Staff to Nancy Pelosi
Robertson Hall, Bowl 016 · 4:30 p.m.– 5:30 p.m.
"Membrane-Based Processes at the Water-Energy Nexus," Menachem Elimelech, Yale University
Part of the Highlight Seminar Series, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. Membrane-based processes play a critical role in technologies for desalination and water purification, as well as emerging technologies for sustainable power generation from natural salinity gradients and waste heat.
Computer Science Building Auditorium, Room 104 · 4:30 p.m.– 6:00 p.m.
|Tuesday, December 10|
"Black Churches, Black Mosques, & the Politics of Race & Religion in America," A conversation between Dr. Eddie Glaude & Dr. Sherman Jackson
Dr. Sherman Jackson is the King Faisal Chair of Islamic Thought and Culture, Professor of Religion, Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at University of Southern California and the author of "Islam and the Blackamerican: Looking Toward the Third Resurrection," among other works. Dr. Eddie Glaude is the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies & Chair of the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University. He is also the author of "Exodus! Religion, Race, and Nation in Early 19th Century Black America," among other works.
McCosh Hall, Room 10 · 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
|Wednesday, December 11|
|Thursday, December 12|
Panel Discussion: UN Efforts to End Grave Violations against Children in Conflict Situations (new time & location)
Panel participants will include Amb. Sylvie Lucas, Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the UN and Chair of the Security Council Working Group for Children and Armed Conflict; Under Secretary-General Leila Zerrougui, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict; Amb. Jean-Marc De la Sablière, former Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations and the first Chair of the Security Council Working Group for Children and Armed Conflict; and Jo Becker, Advocacy Director of the Children’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch. This public panel is the plenary session of a private workshop on children and armed conflict, to be held Friday December 13.
Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall · 3:30 p.m.– 5:30 p.m.
|Friday, December 13|
|Saturday, December 14|