Atrocities against children topic of victimology lecture

University of New Hampshire sociology Prof. David Finkelhor will lecture on “Crimes Against Children and the Concept of Development Victimology” in room 1840 of the School of Social Work Building today at 1 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Research Program on Violence Across the Lifespan, the Institute for Research on Women and Gender and the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Event to expose positive aspects of globalization

Tom Palmer, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and Cato University director, will be discussing the positive aspects of globalization today in the Pendleton Room of the Michigan Union at 6 p.m. The event is sponsored by the College Libertarians and Young Americans for Freedom.

Latta to read from “Breeze” writings

John Latta, the recipient of the 2003 Ernest Sandeen Prize in Poetry, will be giving a poetry reading at Shaman Drum today at 8 p.m. Latta will be reading from his new collection, “Breeze.” He is currently on the staff at the University’s digital library production service, specializing in Middle English texts.

Lecture focuses on domestic life, Martha Stewart

Prof. Mary Glynn will be speaking on domestic life in a lecture titled “Turkey 101: Traditions of Domesticity in Martha Stewart Living Magazine” in room 2239 of Lane Hall tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. Glynn specializes in organizational behavior and human resource management in the Institute for Research on Women and Gender.

Gurin to address educational pluses of having diversity

Prof. Emeritus Pat Gurin will be speaking on “The Educational Potential of Diversity and You” in Room G333 of Mason Hall tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. Gurin was the Interim Dean of LSA in 1998 and worked on the University’s race-conscious admission policies lawsuits. The lecture is sponsored by the Shipman Society.

CREES lecture to address use and abuse of ethnicity

Mount Holyoke College history Prof. Jeremy King will be giving a lecture titled “The Use and Abuse of Ethnicity for the Study of East Central Europe” in room 1636 of the School of Social Work Building tomorrow at noon. The lecture is sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies.

Two-state solution discussed by Bir Zeit U Prof. Tamari

Bir Zeit University Prof. Salim Tamari will address the question of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian situation in Angell Hall Auditorium A tomorrow at 4 p.m. “End of the Two-State Solution?” is part of a public lecture series and mini-course titled “Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.” The series is sponsored by the Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies and Center for Political Studies.

Nobel recipient to talk on ‘Quantum Weirdness’

As part of the third annual Ford Motor Company distinguished lecture series in physics, Nobel Prize winner Carl Wieman will talk about a new form of matter which could be used at near-absolute zero temperatures to construct an atomic laser for creating better atomic clocks. Wieman’s lecture, titled “Bose-Einstein Condensation: Quantum Weirdness at the Lowest Temperature in the Universe,” will be held in room 1324 of East Hall tomorrow at 4 p.m. Wieman is a physics professor at the University of Colorado. The lecture is sponsored by the physics department.

Consequences of sprawl presented

A presentation and discussion on the ecological consequences of urban sprawl will be held in room 1640 of the Chemistry Building at 7 p.m. Thursday. Speakers include state Rep. Chris Kolb – who established Ann Arbor’s Environmental Commission – and SNRE Prof. Joan Nassauer. The lecture is sponsored by the Biology 281 urban sprawl class group.

– Compiled by Daily Staff Reporter Carmen Johnson.

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