Spring 2022 Seminar Meeting Times (EST)

Sem

Title

Instructor

Name

Day

Time

21I

Evolution, Buddhism, and Ethics

John

Wakeley

Wednesday

12:45-2:45

22M

The Amazing Brain

John

Dowling

CANCELLED

 

22T

Why We Animals Sing

John

Farrell

Thursday

9:45-11:45

23K

Insights from Narratives of Illness

Jerome

Groopman

Monday

12:45-2:45

23P

Physics, Math and Puzzles

Cumrun

Vafa

Thursday

6-8

23S

The Seven Sins of Memory

Daniel

Schacter

Monday

9:45-11:45

24K

The Surprising Science of Happiness

Nancy

Etcoff

CANCELLED

 

24U

How Did I Get Here?”—Appreciating “Normal” Child Development

Laura

Prager

CANCELLED

 

26W

The Biology and Science of Cancer and Its Treatments: From Empiric to Scientific to Humanistic

George

Demetri

Tuesday

9:45-11:45

30X

The Life Project

Carrie

Lambert-Beatty

Tuesday

12:45-2:45

31P

Trials from Classical Athens and Modern Legal Debates

Adriaan

Lanni

Wednesday

12-2

32M

Food for Thought: Culinary Culture in Spain and Latin America

Johanna

Liander

Tuesday

12:45-2:45

40D

The Transformation of Marketing

Elie

Ofek

Monday

3:45-5:45

40E

Law and Society through the Cinematic Frame

Ofrit

Liviatan

Monday

3-5

40K

America's $4 Trillion Challenge: Boosting Health Care Productivity and Broadening Access

Alan

Garber

Wednesday

3:45-5:45

43F

When bad things happen early in life: The effects of early adversity on brain and behavioral development

Charles

Nelson

Monday

12-2:45

43J

The Economist’s View of the World

N. Gregory

Mankiw

Monday

9-11:45

44J

Clash of Titans, Seats of Empire

William

Fash

Wednesday

9:45-11:45

48K

Political Legitimacy and Resistance: What Happened in Montaigne’s Library on the Night of October 23, 1587, and Why Should Political Philosophers Care?

Arthur

Applbaum

Monday

3-5:45

50Q

Gut Reactions: Discovering Chemistry from the Human Microbiota

Emily

Balskus

Thursday

3-5:45

50V

Sea Monsters

Peter

Girguis

Wednesday

12-2:45

51E

The Story of the Alternating Sign Matrix Conjecture

Lauren

Williams

Monday

3-5:45

51F

Understanding the Seemingly Impossible: A Revolution in Biology

Craig

Hunter

Tuesday

9:45-11:45

51T

The Universe: its Origin, Evolution, and Major Puzzles

Cora

Dvorkin

Tuesday

9:45-11:45

51U

Insurrection in a Little Kingdom—The Real Story of the Standard Model of Particle Physics

Howard

Georgi

Wednesday

6-8:45

51X

Changing Perspectives: the Science of Optics in the Visual Arts

Aravinthan

Samuel

Thursday

12:45-2:45

51Y

Science As News: From the Public Sphere to Social Media

Alexander

Csiszar

CANCELLED

 

52E

Science and Technology Primer for Future Leaders

Hongkun

Park

Monday

3-5

52J

Is There Cancer on Mars?

Giovanni

Parmigiani

Thursday

3-5

52N

Lie Ability: How to Spot and Refute Scientific BS

Daniel

Hartl

Wednesday

12:45-2:45

60C

Comics and Graphic Novels

Stephanie

Burt

CANCELLED

 

63E

Religion and the Human Mind: Thinking Philosophically About Religion Then and Now

David

Lamberth

Tuesday

3-5:45

64G

Drawing Lessons

Margaret

Grasselli

Friday

12-2:45

64I

Looking for Clues. Ancient and Medieval Art @ Harvard

Eurydice

Georganteli

Monday

12-2:45

64N

Who Will Write Our History? Truth, Justice, and Public Memorials

Kathryn

Brackney

Thursday

12:45-2:45

64O

Migratory Identities

David

Damrosch

Wednesday

9:45-11:45

64Q

Fun With Writing

Phillip

Howze

Thursday

12:45-2:45

71C

The Supreme Court and Social Change: Lessons from Landmark Cases and Key Reform Movements

Tomiko

Brown-Nagin

Wednesday

3-5

71D

Zen and the Art of Living: Making the Ordinary Extraordinary

James

Robson

Thursday

3-5

71M

Global Capitalism: Past, Present, Future

Sophus

Reinert

Wednesday

6-8

72D

Democracy and Education in America

Robert

Willison

Tuesday

3-5

72N

Portraying Activism: Lessons from Social Movement History

Amsale

Alemu

Tuesday

3-5:45