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
Lesley Brown
Laboratory Instructor in Evolution & Marine Biology,
Bowdoin College

Session # 6 of Nine:
Oct. 25: Chapters 13 & 14
Jon Allen, Ph.D.
Visiting Professor of Marine Biology & Ecology,
Bowdoin College

Session # 7 of Nine:
Nov. 1: Chapters 15, 16 & 17
John Lichter, Ph.D.
Professor of Community & Ecosystem Ecology,
Bowdoin College

Session # 8 of Nine:
Nov. 8: Chapters 18 & 19
Willard Morgan
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,
Bowdoin College


For a full schedule of sessions go to the Cornerstones of Science site.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Looks like a grat series.