Friday, April 26, 2019
Lecture | April 26 | 12-1 p.m. | 534 Davis Hall
Dr. Arlene Blum, Executive Director of the Green Science Policy InstituteBerkeley
Lecture | April 26 | 12-1 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall
Eve Zyzik, Professor of Spanish, University of California, Santa Cruz
In this presentation, I examine the use of the term incomplete acquisition and the controversy it has generated in recent years (cf. Pascual y Cabo & Rothman, 2012; Kupisch & Rothman, 2016; Silva-Corvalán, 2018). Although the matter is a question of terminology, the debate reflects a very real dilemma in how to describe and ultimately explain heritage speakers language abilities.
Lecture | April 26 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 177 Life Sciences Addition
Christina Gremel, UCSD
Decision-making allows for adaptive behavior. The brain takes an active role in this process. It is not simply waiting to respond to incoming information from the world. I will show work where we use mouse model of self-initiated actions to probe orbital frontal and pre-motor circuit mechanisms underlying continuous decision-making.
Salman Hussain | Together Without Consensus: Class, Emotion and Memory in the Lawyers’ Movement (2007-09) in Pakistan
Lecture | April 26 | 4-6 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conference Room)
Salman Hussain, Lecturer/Research and Teaching Fellow in the Legal Studies Program at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Sadia Saeed, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of San Francisco
A lecture by Salman Hussain, the S.S. Pirzada Dissertation Prize in Pakistan Studies recipient for 2018.
Lecture | April 26 | 4-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall | Note change in date and location
Thomas Hales, University of Pittsburgh
In 1995, Kontsevich introduced a new form of integration, call motivic integration. From the start, the development of motivic integration has been guided by model theory, especially quantifier elimination. One particularly useful result has been a far-reaching generalization of the Ax-Kochen-Ersov transfer principle in logic to integration. This talk will give a gentle introduction to motivic... More >