Friday, September 15, 2006
Cornerstones of Science Brown Bag Lunch Series
COS Brown Bag Lunch Series
Wednesdays Sept. 20—Nov. 15, 12:15 to 1:15 PM
The Beak of the Finch
Join distinguished professors, scientists, and educators in facilitated discussions of Jonathan Weiner’s Pulitzer Prize winning, The Beak of the Finch, over lunch on nine consecutive Wednesdays.
Attend one or all of the sessions. Copies of The Beak of the Finch are available at the Curtis Library and through interlibrary loan. The group meets from 12:15 to 1:15 PM in the Morrell Meeting Room.
Session #1 of Nine:
Sept. 20: Chapters 1& 2 are available as an mp3 audio file!
Session # 2 of Nine:
Sept. 27: Chapters 3, 4 & 5 with Michael Palopoli now an mp3 audio file.
Session # 3 of Nine:
Oct. 4: Chapters 6 & 7
Don Hudson, Ph.D. President, The Chewonki Foundation
Session # 4 of Nine:
Oct. 11: Chapters 8, 9 & 10
Nat Wheelwright, Ph.D.
Professor of Behavioral Ecology & Ornithology, Bowdoin College
Session # 5 of Nine:
Oct. 18: Chapters 11 & 12
Laboratory Instructor in Evolution & Marine Biology,
Session # 6 of Nine:
Oct. 25: Chapters 13 & 14
Jon Allen, Ph.D.
Visiting Professor of Marine Biology & Ecology,
Session # 7 of Nine:
Nov. 1: Chapters 15, 16 & 17
John Lichter, Ph.D.
Professor of Community & Ecosystem Ecology,
Session # 8 of Nine:
Nov. 8: Chapters 18 & 19
Director of the Maine Coast Semester,
The Chewonki Foundation
Session # 9 of Nine:
Nov 15: Chapter 20 & Epilogue
Olaf Ellers, Ph.D.
Research Associate in Biomechanics,
For a full schedule of sessions go to the Cornerstones of Science site.
Posted by Paul Dostie at 2:44 PM