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Hit the classroom before the stadium

The Alumni Council is once again offering Tiger football fans a chance to hit the classroom before they hit the stadium.

The council has organized a series of lectures this fall that precede each home football game. The lectures are free and are open to the public.

Here is the schedule:

  • Saturday, Sept. 28 (Lafayette game): Dan Rubenstein, professor and chair of ecology and evolutionary biology, "Zebras of Kenya: From Behavior and Ecology to Conservation and Management," 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 12 (Colgate game): Simon Morrison, assistant professor of music, "How to Listen to a Movie," 10 a.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 19 (Brown game): James Gould, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, "Animal Behavior," 10 a.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 26 (Harvard game): Anthony Appiah, the Laurance Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values, "Being Yourself: Race and Individuality," 10 a.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 9 (Pennsylvania game): Lee Mitchell, the Holmes Professor of Belles-Lettres and professor of English, "Does Reading Good Books Make You Better?," 10 a.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 23 (Dartmouth game): William Howarth, professor of English, "Earth Islands: Darwin and Melville in the Galapagos," 10 a.m.

All will take place in 10 Guyot. For more information, contact Christine Hollendonner at the Alumni Council at (609) 258-5854.

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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