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Byrne Seminars

Alexandria Library 2.0: The Web and the Future of Your Education

Paul Hammond | Director, Digital Initiatives, Office of Undergraduate Education


Visualizing Disaster and Displacement

Ahmet Atif | Visual Arts


Beyond Starving Babies: understanding West Africa Through Film

Barbara M. Cooper | History


The Politics of Visual Culture in the Middle East

Fakhri Haghani | Middle Eastern Studies


Ritual Communication in Day of the Dead Celebrations

Regina Marchi | Journalism, Media Studies


What Do Corporations Owe Society?

Mark Aakhus | Communication


Be Very Afraid: Problems of Risk and Disaster

Lee Clarke | Sociology


Transitional New Jersey: Finding the World in Our Own Backyard

Daniel Goldstein | Anthropology


Occupy the Media

Susan Keith | Journalism and Media Studies


Don’t Blame Cities for Climate Change

Robin Leichenko | Geography


Texting and Sexting Growing Up in the Digital Age

Jeffery Longhofer | School of Social Work


The Politics & Practice of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

Rocio Magana, Ariana Mangual Figueroa | Anthropology, School of Education


The Meaning of Video-Gaming

Paul McLean | Sociology


Media in the Digital Age

John V. Pavlik | Journalism and Media Studies


Cold War Politics and Policy in Film and Literature

Hal Salzman | Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy


Republic of the Web: Information of the People, for the People

Chirag Shah | Library and Information Science


Digital Media Storytelling

Anselm Spoerri | Library and Informational Science


Radio Astronomy: Jersey Roots, Global Reach

Andrew Baker | Physics and Astronom


High-Tech Sustainability: Food For Thought

A.J Booth | Plant Biology and Pathology


Weather Gone Wild: Will Climate Change cause more Extreme Weather?

Anthony J. Broccoli | Environmental Science


Collapse of Civilization

Kuang Yu Chen | Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Asian Languages and Cultures


Barcoding Species with DNA for Biodiversity Studies

Karl Kjer | Ecology, Evolution and Natural Sciences


Alternative Energy

Lisa C. Klein | Materials Science and Engineering  


Space Exploration in 21st century

Doyle Knight  | Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Will Geoengineering Solve the Problem of Global Warming?

Alan Robock  Environmental Science


All Stressed Out and Nowhere to Run: Plant Tolerance and Survival

Barbara Zilinskas |Plant Biology & Pathology


Gender and Disaster

Specifically for Douglass Residential College Students Only.

Jacquelyn Litt | (Dean, Douglass Residential College and Douglass Campus; Women’s and Gender Studies)


What is Africa to Me?

Abena P.A. Busia | English


Caribbean Sexiles

Yolanda Martinez-San Miguel | Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies; Comparative Literature


Taking It to The Streets

The Culture of the City in the Americas

Marcy Schwartz (Spanish and Portuguese)


The Emerging Dragon: Contemporary Perspectives on China

Richard VanNess Simmons (Asian Languages and Cultures)


Is Water a Human Right?

Trevor Birkenholtz | Geography


The Books That Make Us

Marija Dalbello | Library and Information Science


Social Networking and You

Marya L. Doerfel | Communication 


Irish Identity: Endurance Beyond War, Famine, Strife, and Troubles

Claire Mclnerney  | Library and Information Science


The Science of Asking for Money: Fundraising for Disaster Relief

Ronald Quincy (Director, Center for Nonprofit Management and Governance; Lecturer, School of Social Work


Lunar Settlements as Humanity Becomes a Spacefaring Civilization

Haym Benaroya | Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Introduction to the Forces Shaping Clean Energy’s Future: Technology, Policy and Economics

Kimberly Cook-Chennault | Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 


 

Wars of the Future: Chemical and Biological Weapons

Donald R. Gerecke | Pharmacology and Toxicology

 


 

Spinal Cord Injury and Stem Cells: Pushing the Frontiers, Raising the Ethical Questions

Martin Grumet, Patricia Morton, and Wise Young | Cell Biology and Neuroscience

 


 

Climate Change and Water Resources

Jim Miller | Marine and Costal Sciences

 


 

The Future is Solar: Harnessing Sunlight to Meet Worldwide Energy Demands

Robert A. Niederman | Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

 


 

Engineering against Disasters

Koan Ozbay, Hani Nassif | Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

 

 

 

 


Advisory

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2016 International Research Conference

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2016 International
Research Conference
Advancing International Research Collaborations: Policy and Practice
July 20–21, 2016


Fulbright Scholars

Fulbright Open Applications and Workshop 2016 WEB SIDEBAR Fulbright Scholar Program
applications are now open.
Join us for our workshop on
March 7.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the theme, please contact:

Kim Pernice, Program Coordinator
Stephanie Perez, Program Coordinator