October 4, 2018
These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 8-14 at the University of Wyoming:
Monday, Oct. 8, 3:10 p.m. — The UW Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Paul Wallace, head of the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Oregon. The lecture will be in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. A reception will follow in the UW Geological Museum. Free.
Monday, Oct. 8, 6 p.m. — The UW Department of English presents Paul Sturtevant, an author, historian and researcher of the Middle Ages. Sturtevant will discuss “Misusing the Middle Ages” in the Classroom Building, Room 314. Free.
Monday, Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m. — The 7220 Entertainment Fine Arts and Lectures Committee presents Nadine Strossen, former president of the American Civil Liberties Union. Strossen will discuss “Free Speech on Campus: What Limits Should There Be?” in the UW College of Education auditorium. A question-and-answer session and a meet-and-greet will follow Strossen’s presentation at 8:30 p.m. Free.
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 12:20 p.m. — The UW Division of Kinesiology and Health’s Intellectual Community Seminar Series presents Danielle Bruns and Emily Schmitt, assistant professors in the division. They will discuss “Back to the Bench: A Basic Science Approach to Studying Human Health” in the Corbett Building, Room 137. Free.
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m. — The UW Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies will host Massimo Pigliucci, a professor of philosophy at the City University of New York. He will discuss stoicism as a philosophy of life in the UW College of Business Scarlett Auditorium. Free.
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 3:30 p.m. — The UW Department of English presents a visiting speaker panel on surveillance in the Classroom Building, Room 142. Katie Conrad, chair of the Department of English at the University of Kansas, and Matthew Spangler, a professor of performance studies at San Jose State University, will discuss “They’re Watching You!: Vulnerable Populations and …