Fall 2020 Open Lecture Series Schedule

Fall 2020 Open Lecture Series Schedule

Please see the schedule below for this semester’s Introducing the Human Sciences lecture series. We meet Wednesdays from 12:20-1:10 pm. All are welcome to join us; for more information on how to attend, please contact Dr. Charles Sullivan. This Wednesday (8/26), Dr. Dennis Sepper (Human and Social Sciences) will be delivering the lecture: “What’s the Difference between Human Sciences and Social Sciences?”

The links to the recordings of select lectures will also be added here as the semester progresses.

(Note: Brackets in the schedule below indicate a topic has been selected, but not a final title for the presentation.)

8/19Introduction to Our CourseDr. Charles SullivanHuman and Social Sciences
8/26What’s the Difference between Human Sciences and Social Sciences?Dr. Dennis Sepper Human and Social Sciences
9/2[Qualitative Methods and Primate (Bonobos) Behavior]Dr. Scott Churchill Psychology
9/9Our Evolving Understanding of Human EvolutionDr. Deana Soper Biology
9/16Bernard Mandeville’s ‘Private Vices, Publick Virtues’, or How Hypocrisy Makes Us SociableDr. Charles Sullivan  Human and Social Sciences
9/23Understanding Infectious Disease in the Age of COVID-19.Dr. William Cody Biology
9/30Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? (Jean M. Twenge)Dr. Amy Fisher-Smith  Psychology
10/7Is Language a Good Model for Social Relations?Dr. Dennis SepperHuman and Social Sciences
10/14Erving Goffman on the Presentation of Self in Everyday LifeDr. Charles SullivanHuman and Social Sciences
10/21[Ariel and Caliban, Rodó and Retamar]Dr. Mark PetersenHistory
10/28[Food Insecurity and CARES projects]Dr. Tammy LeonardEconomics
11/4[The Ethical Responsibility of the Human Scientist: The APA and Torture]Dr. Scott ChurchillPsychology
11/11[Epistemic Injustice]Dr. Cynthia NielsenPhilosophy
11/18Conclusion to Our CourseDr. Charles SullivanHuman and Social Sciences

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