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September 2014

USP Seminar with Fmr. Venezuela Ambassador Patrick Duddy, “Reviewing the Current State of U.S. Relations with Latin America”

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Hope Franklin Center, RM 240,
2204 Erwin Road, Durham, 27708
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October 2014

USP Seminar with Prof. Priscilla Wald – Thursday, October 16

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Hope Franklin Center, RM 240,
2204 Erwin Road, Durham, 27708
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Priscilla Wald teaches and works on U.S. literature and culture, particularly literature of the late-18th to mid-20th centuries, contemporary narratives of science and medicine, science fiction literature and film, and environmental studies. Her current work focuses on the intersections among the law, literature, science and medicine. Her recent book-length study, Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the Outbreak Narrative, considers the intersection of medicine and myth in the idea of contagion and the evolution of the contemporary stories we tell about the global health problem of “emerging infections.”  She is currently at work on a book-length study entitled Human Being After Genocide. This work chronicles the challenge to conceptions of human being that emerged from scientific and technological innovation in the wake of the Second World War and from the social and political thought of that period, which addressed the geopolitical transformations that followed the war and decolonization movements. The trajectory of the book moves from these challenges through the rise of science fiction and the theory of “biopolitics” to the mapping of the human genome and its consequences. She is especially interested in analyzing how information emerging from research in the genome sciences circulates through mainstream media and popular culture and…

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USP Seminar – “Fundamentals Symposium” Planning Seminar

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Hope Franklin Center, RM 240,
2204 Erwin Road, Durham, 27708
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November 2014

USP Seminar – “The Repercussions of the Fallout from World War I – 100 Years Later”

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Hope Franklin Center, RM 240,
2204 Erwin Road, Durham, 27708
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USP Seminar – USP Enrichment Funding Seminar with Undergraduate University Scholars

November 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Hope Franklin Center, RM 240,
2204 Erwin Road, Durham, 27708
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January 2015

USP Seminar – Monday, January 12

January 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Hope Franklin Center, RM 240,
2204 Erwin Road, Durham, 27708
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USP Seminar – Tuesday, January 27

January 27, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Hope Franklin Center, RM 240,
2204 Erwin Road, Durham, 27708
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February 2015

USP Seminar – Wednesday, February 11

February 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Hope Franklin Center, RM 240,
2204 Erwin Road, Durham, 27708
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USP Annual Spring Symposium, “Fundamentals”

February 28, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Smith Warehouse, Bay 6,
114 South Buchanan Blvd., Durham, 27708
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March 2015

USP Seminar – Thursday, March 19

March 19, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Hope Franklin Center, RM 240,
2204 Erwin Road, Durham, 27708
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