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Upcoming Events

Wednesday
Feb 09
Initiatives
Steven M. Zipperstein
7:00pm CST

Zoom presentation

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Why has "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion" managed to draw such widespread attention with countless reprints and websites in many languages -- across the political spectrum -- foregrounding its message of a mysterious Jewish cabal controlling the world's finances and politics? Professor Zipperstein will explore the reasons for its…

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Wednesday
Feb 23
Initiatives
Kathryn Paige Harden
7:00pm CST

Zoom presentation

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DNA is what makes us different: in our personalities and in our health. Reclaiming genetic science from the legacy of eugenics, Kathryn Paige Harden examines the role of "nature" in the "nature-nurture" debate as it relates to educational achievement and economic success.

  

 

 

 

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Monday
Mar 07
Presentations
Eric Calderwood
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Anke Pinkert
11:00am-1:00pm

Center for Advanced Study
Levis Faculty Center, Room 210
919 W. Illinois, Urbana

Food for Thought: A new Center for Advanced Study public events series featuring presentations of research and creative projects by recent CAS Associates and Fellows.

This informal series includes talks that were canceled after campus shut down in Spring 2020. With the possibility of in-person events once again, we are delighted to showcase the work of some of our most…

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Wednesday
Mar 09
Initiatives
Dietram A. Scheufele
7:00pm CST

Zoom presentation

Zoom link coming soon!

For a while now, a growing chorus of voices of scholars and policy actors has warned about an alleged “infodemic” surrounding public debates about science. The term infodemic typically refers to a flood of truth claims, especially online, that makes it difficult for citizens to distinguish high-quality actionable science from incorrect or misleading claims. This…

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Wednesday
Mar 23
Initiatives
Alison Van Eenennaam
7:00pm CDT

Zoom presentation

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Wednesday
Mar 30
Initiatives
Jodi A. Schneider
7:00pm CDT

Zoom presentation

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