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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

DCRP Lecture: Andrea Roberts

Lecture | February 21 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 106 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

TUE, FEB 21, 11:30am. Please join us for a lecture by Dr. Andrea Roberts about the Texas Freedom Colonies founded by former salves in Texas after the Civil War.

Implementation and Impacts of LEAN Redesigns in Primary Care

Lecture | February 21 | 12:40-2 p.m. | 714C University Hall

 Dorothy Hung, PhD, MA, MPH, Associate Scientist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute

 Health Policy and Management

Despite rapid adoption of LEAN as a strategy for improving efficiency and quality, there is a lack of research on its effects in healthcare organizations. The goal of this presentation is to describe key contextual factors affecting frontline acceptance of Lean redesign in primary care clinics. System-wide impacts of Lean intervention on a diverse range of performance metrics will also be...   More >

The Russian Challenge In The Next Four Years

Lecture | February 21 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room | Note change in location

 Dr. Eugene Rumer, Senior Fellow and Director, Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 Institute of International Studies, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)

Eugene Rumer is a senior fellow and the director of Carnegie’s Russia and Eurasia Program.

Rumer’s research focuses on political, economic, and security trends in Russia and former Soviet states, as well as on U.S. policy toward that region.

Prior to joining Carnegie, Rumer was the national intelligence officer for Russia and Eurasia at the U.S. National Intelligence Council from 2010 to...   More >

Czeslaw Milosz, T.S. Eliot, and the Generative Canon: a talk by Peter Dale Scott, with introduction by Robert Hass

Lecture | February 21 | 5:30 p.m. | D37 Hearst Field Annex

 Peter Dale Scott; Robert Hass

 Department of English

T.S. Eliot and Czeslaw Milosz, both great but idiosyncratic poets, can be closely compared but also contrasted. Milosz was deeply indebted to Eliot’s notion of the poet’s relationship to the “ideal order” of the past. But Milosz (who unlike Eliot believed himself to be guided by a daimonion or inner voice) also revived the belief of Blake and Whitman in the responsibility of poets to break with...   More >

AIA Lecture - Embodying the Goddess: Revealing the practice of tattooing in ancient Egypt

Lecture | February 21 | 7 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Anne Austin, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Egyptology, Stanford University

 AIA San Francisco Society

While tattooing is an increasingly popular topic of study, it is rarely discussed in the past owing to the infrequent identification of tattoos in human remains. This is particularly true in dynastic Egypt, where physical evidence of tattooing is limited to a set of three female Middle Kingdom mummies discovered nearly a century ago. However, during the recent research with the mission of the...   More >