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Jonathan Silver is Senior Director at the Tikvah Fund and Executive Director of the Jewish Leadership Conference. After his undergraduate studies in Classics at Tufts University and Master's program in Jewish Civilization at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, he obtained a PhD in Political Science and Government from Georgetown University, with a dissertation entitled "Unto Thy Children's Children: Lockean Freedom and the Hebraic Horizons of Society and Self."

Tulane SoPA Digital Design presents Ramy Hanna, Co-Founder and Creative Mastermind for TILTPIXEL, an award-winning creative studio specializing in 3D visualization. 

From 3D illustrations to animations and virtual reality, TILTPIXEL produces stunning imagery to support the needs of a diverse client base. Their 3D illustrations and films have been utilized by developers, brokers and Fortune 500 companies around the globe.

The Fall 2018 Mary C. Parker Yates Lecture will feature Mihir A. Desai, the Mizuho Financial Group Professor of Finance at Harvard Business School and a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.  He is the author of The Wisdom of Finance, which explores the intersection between finance and the humanities, a frequent contributor to popular media such as the New York Times, Financial Times, and NPR, and is considered a leading expert on corporate tax reform.

Tulane University Translational Science Institute: Translational Science Grand Rounds

On Methodological Challenges of Research on Population Health Inequalities

Presented by

Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD Dean and Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Health Equity, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

12:00 PM in Tidewater Room 1210

Lunch will be served at 11:30 AM

Rising: A conversation on the future of the American shoreline with author Elizabeth Rush

Dr. Víctor M. Torres-Vélez received his bachelors from the University of Puerto Rico (1996) and his Masters (2003) and Ph.D. (2007) from Michigan State University. He is currently affiliated with the Department of Latin American and Caribbean Studies at City University of New York (CUNY). He is a critical medical anthropologist by training, who specializes in gender, justice and environmental change. Dr. Torres-Vélez' interdisciplinary theoretical expertise and interests are diverse.

Nathan Biebel, a PhD student in the philosophy department, will lead a discussion on personal identity. We will be asking questions like: What makes me the same person today that I was yesterday? that i have the same body? the same personality? similar thoughts, feelings, and emotions? that i simply believe that I am the same person? In what sense, anyway, am i really the same person today that i was yesterday? Snacks and free Philosophy Club stickers will be available :)

Brian T. Edwards is Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Professor of English at Tulane University. He was previously Crown Professor in Middle East Studies and professor of English at Northwestern. His most recent book is After the American Century: The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East (Columbia.)

The talk will begin at 6:00 PM. A reception will follow in Woodward Way. 

Global Education Talk Flyer

The Tulane Department of Political Science is holding a Crossfire talk on the Trump Foreign Policy with Professor Fettweis and Adjunct Professor Campomenosi on Monday, October 22nd 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Room 101 Norman Mayer Hall  

The Department of Classical Studies presents a lecture by Brian Rose.

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