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Monday, January 27, 2020

Robert Frank on the Psychology of Climate Change

Lecture | January 27 | 3-5 p.m. | Goldman School of Public Policy, Living Room

 Robert Frank, Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management, Cornell University

 Dan Kammen, Professor, Director of Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL), Professor in the Energy and Resources Group Energy and Resources Group (ERG), Professor of Public Policy Goldman School of Public Policy

 Goldman School of Public Policy

Robert Frank will visit the Goldman School of Public Policy on Monday, Jan. 27, from 3-5 pm in the Living Room to discuss his upcoming book, Under the Influence.

“After more than three decades, the public is finally beginning to grasp what a serious threat global warming poses. What’s missing from the climate conversation now is a plausible narrative about how we might parry this threat....   More >

The Improbable Poetics of Crime and Punishment

Lecture | January 27 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall

 Great Matzner-Gore, Assistant Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Southern California

 Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

The first lecture in the Spring 2020 Slavic Graduate Colloquium Series.

"Imported" Feminism and "Indigenous" Queerness: From Backlash to Transphobic Feminism in Transnational Japanese Context (Lecture)

Lecture | January 27 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220

 Akiko Shimizu, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo

 The Program in Critical Theory

As is often the case with many countries in “the rest,” women’s and/or feminist movements in Japan have often been criticized for uncritically importing and transplanting ideas from “the West” that have no relevance to, and are sometimes even incompatible with, the “local” “indigenous” tradition, culture and society of whatever those critics imagine as “Japan.” Curiously enough, “Japan” has also...   More >