PUBSPEAKS, FACULTY FORUMS AND GUEST LECTURES 2018-19
Are all players doomed? Some facts and discussion about concussions in contact sports
Aixa and Natasha
The intersections of hair, access, and pride for African American women.
Over two years after the Brexit vote, the UK still has no clear consensus about what Brexit actually means or how it will be implemented. I will consider the events that led up to the vote and what has happened since before attempting to move beyond the portrayal of events in the media and consider the effects of Brexit on the lives of communities in the UK and beyond.
Flagging through the ages: queer symbolism across history
Two Completely Unrelated Things: Equity Investing & Dumplings Around the World
Bacteriophages: What they are and why you should care?
The mathematics of sleep and circadian rhythms
How is your circadian rhythms related to your sleep cycles and how can you use math to overcome the jet lag? How does math lead to manipulation of the boundaries of (an electoral constituency) so as to favor one party or class?
The development of concentration, perception, imagination, fantasy, and creativity. Exercises and games (using the Stanislavsky method).
Transpacific Identity: How Can We Define Mixed-Race Identity in the Age of Globalization?
Dr. Joo Young Lee
Art and Technology: A History of Video Games
My Reflections As A Future Teacher
“The current state of urban education and what I hope to do about it.”
The relationship between theatre, state and society in today's Russia
Astrophotography: The science (and art) behind taking captivating photographs of the skies
“Astrophotography combines my interests in photography and astronomy. In this talk I will reflect on this evolving hobby by telling the story of 1)what got me interested 2)my trials, failures and learnings and 3)the 'making of' some cool photos - the kind I find on the internet and hope to take myself some day “
Stand-Up Anecdotes and Analogies and Other Things
“Some MBTAers may be aware that I'm a stand-up aficionado. Among other things, I'm going to share/perform some working material, e.g., stories drawn from my idiosyncratic experiences while in grad school and academia, that could eventually converge to open-mic stand-up comedy “
Lost in translation
STORY TIME! Consumerism, Psychedelics, and Wilbur the Pig