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FALL 2014 ASSEMBLY SERIES SCHEDULE

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KENJI YOSHINO
Monday, September 8
(2 lecture times)
"Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights"
Noon Anheuser-Busch Hall Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom
7 p.m. Graham Chapel First Year Reading Program Lecture
JACK DEVINE
Tuesday, September 16
"The Importance and Ethics of National Intelligence"
5 p.m. Steinberg Hall Auditorium Elliot Stein Lecture in Ethics
SHERRILYN IFILL
Wednesday, September 17
"From Brown to Ferguson: The Unfinished Business of Civil Rights"
Noon Anheuser-Busch Hall Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom
(Also at 7 p.m. at the Mo Historical Museum)
RODERICK FERGUSON
Monday, September 29
on Higher Education
"The University and the Combinations of Heart and Mind"
5 p.m. Umrath Hall Lounge James McLeod Memorial Lecture
PATRICIA WILLIAMS
Tuesday, September 30
(1st of 3 lectures)
"Love in the Time of Identity Wars: Anatomy of Short Lives"
Noon Anheuser-Busch Hall Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom
Interdisciplinary Project in Humanities Lecture Series
CARL HART
Friday, October 10
"High Price: A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-discovery that Challenges Everything You Know about Drugs and Society"
11 a.m. Graham Chapel Chancellor's Fellows Lecture
GAUTAM YADAMA
& MARK KATZMAN

Monday, October 13
"Fires, Fuel and the Fate of 3 Billion"
5 p.m. Anheuser-Busch Hall Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom
STEPHEN PROTHERO
Friday, October 23
"Why Liberals Win: America's Culture Wars from the Election of 1800 to Same-Sex Marriage"
7:30 p.m. Knight Hall Emerson Auditorium Danforth Distinguished Lecture
CHRISTOPH IRMSCHER
Monday, October 27
"Talking about Race in 19th-century American Science: Louis Agassiz and His Contemporaries"
4 p.m. Location: TBD Thomas Hall Lecture in History of Science
ERIC KANDEL
Tuesday, October 28
"The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind and Brain from Vienna 1900 to the Present"
5 p.m. Graham Chapel Arthur Holly Compton Science Lecture
DAVID SCHNEER
Tuesday, November 4
"Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War and the Holocaust"
5 p.m. Location: TBD Holocaust Memorial Lecture
SHERRILYN IFILL
NASRINE SERAJI

Friday, November 7
"As a Woman I Have No Country, as a Woman My Country Is the World of Architecture"
7 6:30 p.m. Steinberg Hall Auditorium Coral Courts Lecture
CURTIS SITTENFELD
Wednesday, November 12
"An Evening with Curtis Sittenfeld"
6 p.m. location: TBD Neureuther Library Lecture

2013-2014 Assembly Series Review in pictures

Find out what you missed during the 2013 - 2014 season. As the photos advance hover your mouse over a photo to pause the slideshow and read each caption.

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Thinker on a Rock, a 12-foot bronze rabbit in a pose recalling Rodin's famous Thinker by Welsh sculptor Barry Flanagan, resides just south of Graham Chapel.

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About the Assembly Series

Since 1953, the Washington University Assembly Series has brought some of the most important voices in contemporary society to campus. The programs, which cover a broad range of topics designed to complement the University's curriculum, are free and open to the public.

Support for the series comes from Student Union and the University, as well as from other student groups, academic departments, and schools. Faculty and students may submit recommendations for speakers to the Assembly Series Committee at Campus Box 1070 or by calling (314) 935-4620.

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