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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Who wins in bacteria - amoebae symbioses?"

Seminar | February 19 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Joan Strassmann, Charles Rebstock Professor of Biology, Washington University in St. Louis

 Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Strassmann’s work investigates cooperative alliances that have occurred at several important steps in the evolution of life, and have proven evolutionarily and ecologically very successful. Studying how these alliances came to be, how conflicts are subsumed into cooperation, what conflicts remain, and how they influence sociality comprise her dominant research interests.

Joan Strassmann

ERG Colloquium: Loka Ashwood: Democratic Deliberation and the Regulatory State: Contamination, Rural Anti-Governmentalism, and Possibilities for Social Action

Colloquium | February 19 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 126 Barrows Hall

 Loka Ashwood, Auburn University

 Energy and Resources Group

Anti-governmentalism appears omnipresent in rural politics today, as scholars seek to understand its origins in order to counter in. Two bodies of work that rarely speak to each other - democratic deliberation and participatory action research - potentially offer significant insight into rural politics. I study the efficacy of democratic deliberation through a community-based research project on...   More >