Friday, April 27, 2018
Lecture | April 27 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall
Jason D. Yeatman, PhD, Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences, University of Washington
Reading instruction prompts the emergence of neural circuits that are specialized for rapidly translating printed symbols into sound and meaning. Understanding how these circuits differ in children with dyslexia, and change with learning, is an important scientific challenge that holds practical implications for education. In this talk I will present new data linking changes in the white matter... More >
Lecture | April 27 | 2-4 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Academic Innovation Studio/117
The authors will discuss their new books and engage the audience in critical questions about race, power, discipline, and the prison and educational institutions in the United States.
Lecture | April 27 | 4 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Saif Jabari, New York University, Abu Dhabi
Abstract: Stochastic models of traffic flow are used in a variety of applications, e.g., traffic state estimation, travel time reliability, and traffic control. This talk will present techniques used to develop stochastic models. A main source of uncertainty in traffic dynamics is heterogeneity among drivers. This is captured using parametric uncertainty, resulting in stochastic microscopic... More >
Lecture | April 27 | 5-6 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Julie van den Hout, San Francisco State University
The young legal activist Adriaen van der Donck (16181655) is an important yet understudied figure in the Dutch colony of New Netherland (now New York), whose fight to secure the struggling colony made him a controversial but pivotal figure in early America. From his war-torn seventeenth-century childhood and privileged university education in the Dutch Republic, he became embroiled in the New... More >
Lecture | April 27 | 6:15-7:15 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Anis Hidayah, Founder, Migrant Care (Indonesia)
Anis Hidayah founded Migrant Care, a non-profit organization for Indonesians working abroad, in 2004, with an advocacy emphasis on policy change at the national and regional level and on redressing human rights abuses of overseas workers. She is presenting the keynote speech for the CSEAS conference "Migrations and New Mobilities in Southeast Asia".