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Tulane University Translational Science Grand Rounds: Updates from the CKD Prognosis Consortium

Presented by: Morgan Grams, MD, MHS, PhD (Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University)

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 12:00 PM

Tidewater Room 1210

Lunch will be served at 11:45 AM

Meg Stalcup is a visual and media anthropologist, and Assistant Professor in the School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies at the University of Ottawa. Her research and teaching explore the intersections of technology and data with politics, security, science, and ethics, drawing on long-term fieldwork in Brazil, the United States, and Canada. She is also director of the Collaboratoire d’Anthropologie Multimédia/ Multimedia Anthropology Collaboratory (CAM/MAC), a forum for explorations of digital technology, research, and pedagogy. 

The Tulane Classics Club and Anthropology Club present "Ovid's Niobe in Her Place," a lecture by Ellen Oliensis (University to California, Berkeley).

Friday, April 26, 2019 at 3PM in Jones Hall 204

Reception to follow in Jones 210

Orientalist tropes were a dominant feature of European cinema in the 1920s. This talk explores the types of film that influenced Henri Matisse’s paintings of Odalisques produced during this period and shows how popular cinematic culture set the stage for an exploration of gender, identity, and exoticism in painting. Challenging familiar interpretations of Matisse’s depictions of women in Orientalist costume, this talk examines the theme of female agency in the works against the background of tourism, fashion, and colonialism.

A lecture on the "single most important political event" in the history of the Modern Middle East.

The Philosophy Club will be hosting a lecture and discussion with Dr. K. Brent Venable on the ethical preferences of artificial intelligence. All people and perspectives are welcome for what is sure to be an interesting and thought provoking discussion. Snacks and refreshments will be served, and there will be free Philosophy Club buttons available for all in attendance.

Violence, Food Insecurity, and Body Desecration: A Bioarchaeological and Isotopic Study of Climate Change and Imperial Decline in the Peruvian Andes


Please join us on Friday, March 29, from noon to 3:00 for the Medieval and Early Modern Map Festival!


China went online 1994. By 2018, China had an internet population of 770 million. Chinese Internet giants – Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent (known as BAT) – are among the world’s top 10 Internet companies, rivaling their Western counterparts such as Google, Amazon, and Facebook. New initiatives such as “Internet Plus” and “Digital Silk Road” further exemplify the current administration’s technological ambitions, prompting some to predict a bifurcation of the Internet with one part led the U.S. and the other part led by China.

The Feminist Gestures of Jane Campion:  Enjoyment, Lacan, and Female Passion