Hepburn Hall

Lecture: Amelia Bell Bryson '10

Amelia Bell Bryson '10 is an attorney for the US Department of Labor and previously served as a Fellow at the National Women's Law Center. She will talk about her experiences working for the federal government as well as advocating for women's rights and social justice. In addition, Amelia will offer advice for students pursuing careers in government, law, and public policy.  Her lecture is titled "Advocating for Women's Rights and Worker Justice in Washington, D.C."

RS Prof to participate in Trump presidency panel discussion

Visiting Assistant Professor Damon Berry will participate in a panel discussion on the Trump presidency this Tuesday.

"What to Expect from a Trump Presidency: A Discussion with Faculty"

Professor Alan Draper: “Trumpism and the Decline of the Labor Movement”
Professor Fred Exoo: “How Did This Happen?" rounding up some causes, from the distal (the right-wing surround sound system) to the proximate (James Comey) for Trump's victory.”

Trustees Present

Several SLU trustees will present on “Securing a Position in the Corporate World or the Federal Government.” Students interested in internships and careers in government or in corporations are welcom to attend this presentation next Wednesday, October 19, 4pm in Hepburn 218 (Auditorium). 

 

Richard D. Church Lecture in Neuroscience

Gordon G. Gallup, Jr., PhD, SUNY Albany

Psychology Professor Gordon G. Gallup, Jr., is an evolutionary psychologist interested in reproductive competition and the biology of interpersonal attraction.

Dr. Gallup, former editor of the Journal of Comparative Psychology, has more than 250 publications on topics such as self-recognition, the evolution of intelligence, human reproductive competition, semen chemistry and behavior, predator-prey relations, paternal assurance tactics, rape avoidance strategies, and the biology of interpersonal attraction.

Goldman Sachs Info Session Video Conference

ALL MAJORS - do you have an interest in exploring the variety of career options available in the finance industry?

Don't miss the opportunity to "meet" Meghan Wilcox ‘05, VP University Relations at Goldman Sachs, and Bob Glendening ’84, VP at GS Utah.   Meghan and Bob will present (through video conference) an overview of the new recruiting landscape at Goldman Sachs (see attachment) and field questions related to the finance industry. Jess Perregaux '15 and Conor Callahan '16 will be available as well.

The 2016 CLR James Lecture

Pierre is author of The Predicament of Blackness: Postcolonial Ghana and the Politics of Race, which won the 2014 Elliot Skinner Book Award in Africanist Anthropology, the 2012 Bevington Fund First Book Grant. She is currently completing a book, Race and Africa: Cultural and Historical Legacies, which is under contract with Routledge Press.

The C.L.R. James Lecture provides a public opportunity to bring the campus community together to discuss African issues. C.L.R. James (1901-1989) was an Afro-Trinidadian historian who lived for a time in England and had a major influence on postcolonial literature. The lecture is sponsored by the African Studies program with support from the Center for International and Intercultural Studies and the Department of Global Studies.

Lecture: Dr. Sandy Ikeda - "Jane Jacobs, Economist"

Please join us and Dr. Sandy Ikeda of Purchase College, SUNY for his lecture titled "Jane Jacobs, Economist."

Jane Jacobs is known world-wide as an activist and critic of urban-planning theory and practice.  But she believed her main intellectual contribution was in economics, where her ideas are fundamentally at odds with conventional microeconomics and macroeconomics.  For Jacobs, urban processes and market processes are one and the same.

This event is free, and refreshments will be served.

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