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Presentations

Food for Thought: Diwakar Shukla and Amanda Ciafone

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021
Diwakar Shukla
Amanda Ciafone
11:00am-1:00pm

Levis Faculty Center, Room 210
919 W. Illinois St
Urbana

Event Description

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 productive and creative faculty in a series of intellectually and spiritually invigorating presentations. You are invited to drop in when you can and enjoy a bite to eat while you learn about the exciting projects undertaken by our faculty. A brunch buffet will be provided at all in-person events.

11:00am, Diwakar Shukla, Molecular Origin of Ligand Selectivity in Plant Hormone Receptors
Noon, Amanda Ciafone, "The Industrial Scrapheap": Producing Old Age, Technological Obsolescence, and the Shorter Work Life in the Early Twentieth-Century US

Diwakar Shukla

CAS Fellow 2020-21
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Amanda Ciafone

CAS Fellow 2020-21
Media & Cinema Studies