Paideia Connections: Engaging Scholarly Conversations
Thursday, October 13, 4 pm, F.W. Olin Building, Room 105, Southwestern University
The Paideia Connections lecture series at Southwestern University features brief presentations by two distinguished faculty members from diverse fields, and encourages members of the campus community and the general public to engage in thought-provoking discussions with each other following the presentations. President Edward Burger serves as moderator. This free and public event is presented in collaboration with the Brown Chair Holders and the President’s Office. For more information, contact Ben Pierce, Professor of Biology, at 512.863.1974 or email@example.com.
Blessed by the Goddess, Cursed by Men: The Ritual and Social Lives of Transgender Indians
Emily D. Niemeyer
Holder of the Herbert and Kate Dishman Chair in Science
Fertile Ground for Analysis: Factors Affecting the Production of Antioxidants in Plants
Preview the Paideia Connections conversation with Elaine Craddock and Emily D. Niemeyer
The F.W. Olin Building is located between the Lois Perkins Chapel and The Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning on the Roy H. Cullen Academic Mall at Southwestern University. Room 105 is located on the first floor of Olin and is accessible from entrances off the Academic Mall and J. N. R. Score Quadrangle. Parking is accessible from Hwy 29 or visitors may walk there from visitor parking along Maple Street (1001 E University Avenue) or Southwestern Blvd.
On March 24, 2014 Southwestern University launched a new lecture series titled “Paideia Connections.” This lecture featured Alison Kafer, associate professor of feminist studies, and Maria Todd, associate professor of biology.
President Edward Burger and Professor of Biology Ben Pierce discuss the creation of Paideia Connections.