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Events 2005-2006

September 6, 2005 The Medieval Way of Saint James: An Experience for the 21st Century
Rev. Cesar Gonzalez Purroy, Vianna, Navarra
Center for Medieval Studies

September 12, 2005 Putting Skeptics in Their Place vs. Stopping Them in Their Tracks
Gyula Klima, Fordham University
Center for Medieval Studies and Department of Philosophy

September 13, 2005 The Jews at the Foot of the Cross: Devotional Ivories and Anti-Semitism in the 14th Century
Nina Rowe, Fordham University
Center for Medieval Studies

September 14, 2005 New therapeutic insights and approaches for Familial Dysautonomia
Berish Rubin, Fordham University
Department of Biological Sciences

September 21, 2005 HSP-Peptide Complexes: Primitive Molecules Exploited by Immune Systems in Higher Organisms
Robert Binder, Center for Immunotherapy for Cancer and Infectious Diseases
Department of Biological Sciences

September 22, 2005 A Discussion of his Book: 'Jews and Blacks in the Early Modern World'
Jonathan Schorsch, Columbia University
Latin American and Latino Studies Program

September 28, 2005 Diffusion in Complex Social Networks
Dunia Lopez-Pintado, Columbia University
Department of Economics

September 28, 2005 Introduction to Molecular Cytogenetics
Patricia K. Dowling, Quest Diagnostics Inc.
Department of Biological Sciences

October 5, 2005 Some Things I Was Wrong About in Stream Ecology
Walter Dodds, Kansas State University
Department of Biological Sciences

October 12, 2005 LINE-1 Retrotransposons: Evolution and Interactions Within the Human Genome
Stephane Boissinot, Queens College, CUNY Department of Biological Sciences

October 12-14, 2005 International Conference on Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
Department of Philosophy

October 13, 2005 UNICEF and African Youth Development
Edwin Judd, UNICEF International Political Economy & Development Program

October 19, 2005 A New Look at Stream Food Webs
Monica Torres, Fordham University Department of Biological Sciences

October 24, 2005 Self-Knowledge and Self-Awareness in Later Medieval Philosophy
Jack Zupko, Emory University
Center for Medieval Studies and Department of Philosophy

October 26, 2005 Masting and Mortality: Synchrony and Divergence in Seedling Banks of Invasive Norway Maple and Native Sugar Maple
Sara Webb, Drew University Department of Biological Sciences

October 26, 2005 Human Rights in Central Asia & the Balkans
Christina Hartman, Freedom House
International Political Economy & Development Program

October 28, 2005 'Grads Only Conference'
Lola Calabro, Kenneth Mondschein, & Michael Vargas
Fordham University
Department of English Language & Literatures Department

November 3, 2005 Catholic Relief Services - Their Work in International Development
Alberto Sanchez, Fordham Univeristy alumnus
International Political Economy & Development Program

November 7, 2005 Yet Another Argument Against Molinism
Dean Zimmerman, Rutgers University Department of Philosophy

November 10, 2005 Maternal Impressions: Reproductive Discourse in Early Islamic Literature
Kathryn Kueny, Fordham University Center for Medieval Studies

November 14, 2005 Sullivan Lecture: Studiositas and Curiositas: Matters for Self-Examination
Alice Ramos, St. John's University Department of Philosophy

November 15, 2005 Seeing Telenovelas: The Revolution will be Televised
Hugo Benavides, Fordham University
Latin American and Latino Studies Institute

November 16, 2005 Resource Pulses in Aridlands: The Good, the Bad and the Unknown
Michael Peek, William Paterson University
Department of Biological Sciences

November 17, 2005 Financial Banking Crisis in Latin America
International Political Economy & Development Program

December 2, 2005 Reading, Writing, Praying, Viewing: The Early Woodcut in Context
David Areford, University of Mass., Boston
Center for Medieval Studies

December 7, 2005 The Molecular Biology of Familial Dysautonomia
Jinsong Qui, Fordham University
Department of Biological Sciences

December 7, 2005 Darryl McLeod, Fordham University
Department of Economics

December 9, 2005 GRADS ONLY CONFERENCE:
The Poets Knew it First: A Critical Reading of Romantic Aesthetics as Theory by Scott Levin
Pioneers on that New Frontier and the Confidence Man in Postwar American Literature by Beth Hubbard
Regional, Rural and Urban Ecologies in the Works of Theodore Dreiser, Frank Norris and Mary Austin by
Cara Erdheim
Department of English Language and Literatures


December 14, 2005 Local and Global Consequences of Biodiversity Loss: Scaling From Microbes to Biomes
Shahid Naeem, Columbia University Department of Biological Sciences

February 1, 2006
Investing in the Environment, Protecting Communities from Natural Disasters
Greg Acker, Offices of Sustainable Development
Annie Maxwell,
Office of the Special Envoy of Tsunami Response at the UN
Erik Olson, Natural Resources Defense Council 
Sanjayan, The Nature Conservancy
International Political Economy & Development Program
February 7, 2006 The Power of Clear Thinking
E. Gerald Corrigan, Sachs & Co.
The Gannon Lecture Series

February 15, 2006 Research in the New York City Environment 1995-2005
Robert DeCandido
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary


February 16, 2006 America's Role in the World Economy: Myth vs. Reality
Joseph Quinlan, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
The Gannon Lecture Series
Johns Hopkins University

February 22, 2006 Death from within: How the Golgi apparatus contributes to cell death  
Dennis Shields, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Department of Biological Sciences  

February 27, 2006 Introduction to Modern Cryptography – beyong the making and breaking of codes
Dah-Yoh Lim, M.I.T. Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

March 2, 2006 The sera metabolome of dietary restriction – potential biomarkers for long-term disease risk in humans?
Bruce Kristal, Burke Medical Research Institute and Department of Neuroscience, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

March 8, 2006 Quality Control of Cell Signaling by Molecular Chaperone
Avrom Caplan, Department of Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Department of Biological Sciences

March 9, 2006 Educating Future Leaders to meet Poverty Alleviation Goals
Invited Panelists: Rene van der Poel, Sushil Raj, Keith Wheeler, and Kim Tripp
Sponsored by International Political Economy and Development

March 22,2006 Graduate Colloquium: Professionalization
Joseph Loewenstein, Washington University , St. Louis
Sponsored by the Department of English Language and Literatures

March 22, 2006 Suarez Lecture: “Seeing Pictures of God”
D. Z. Phillips, Claremont Graduate University
Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy

March 22, 2006 Response of the herbaceous layer of forest ecosystemsto excess nitrogen deposition
Frank Gilliam, Marshall University
Sponsored by the Department of Biological Sciences

March 29, 2006 Tumor suppressor Rb and oncoprotein Skp2 in cell proliferation and survival
Dr. Liang Zhu, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Sponsored by the Department of Biological Sciences  

March 30, 2006 Computational Complexity Issues in Membrane Computing
Oscar H. Ibarra, Dept. of Computer Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
Sponsored by Computer and Information Sciences

March 30, 2006 The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Regimes
Dr. Noel de Guzman, Economist 
Sponsored by the International Political Economy and Development program


April 3, 2006 The Impact of War: Photographs and Testimony from Nicaragua
Paul Dix and Pam Fitzpatrick
Sponsored by the Latin American and Latino Studies Institute

April 3, 2006 Reasons and Explanations
Daniel Dahlstrom, Boston University
Sponsor by the Philosophy Department

April 5, 2006 Poverty Reduction and Protecting the Environment Are Not Opposing Goals
Invited Panelists: Carlos Rodriguez, Josh Bishop, and Sara Scherr
Sponsored by the International Political Economy and Development program

April 5, 2006 The response of subalpine forests to climatic change and white pine blister rust
(Cronartium ribicola) in Mt. Rainier National Park, WA
Greg Ettl, Warren Wilson College
Sponsored by the Department of Biological Sciences

April 6, 2006 Urban Social Movements as Engines of Political Change in Bolivia
Felix Muruchi Poma
Sponsored by the Latin American and Latino Studies Institute

April 7, 2006 Searching for the Grail in the Backlands: Archaic Themes in Brazilian Popular Culture
Nicolau Sevencko, Harvard University
Sponsored by the Latin American and Latino Studies Institute

April 7, 2006 Practical Tools for Gene Expression Analysis
Stuart M. Brown, NYU School of Medicine
Sponsored by the Computer and Information Sciences Department

April 7, 2006 Robust Resource Management in Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems
H. J. Siegel, Colorado State University
Sponsored by the Computer and Information Sciences Department

April 7, 2006 Probe and Probe Sets
Hongfang Liu, Georgetown University
Sponsored by the Computer and Information Sciences Department

April 11, 2006 Conceptual Capacities in Perception
John McDowell, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored by the Philosophy Department

April 12, 2006 The receptor tyrosine kinase EphB6 and breast cancer
Mr. Brian Fox, Department of Biological Sciences, Fordham University

Sponsored by the Department of Biological Sciences

April 19, 2006 Vegetation control of Ecohydrologic Processes 
Nathan Phillips, Boston University
Sponsored by the Department of Biological Sciences

April 21, 2006 Representationsof Poverty in Brazilian Literature and Film 
Marta Peixoto, New York University
Sponsored by the Latin American and Latino Studies Institute

April 24, 2006 Analogy and Metaphor in Medieval Logic and Theology
Jennifer Ashworth, University of Waterloo
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies and the Philosophy Department

April 26, 2006 Characterization of trafficking and processing determinants in potassium channels
Barbara Gomez, Fordham University
Sponsored by the Department of Biological Sciences

April 28, 2006 Brokered Homelands: Japanese Brazilian Migrants in Japan
Joshua Roth, Mt. Holyoke
Sponsored by the Latin American and Latino Studies Institute

April 3, 2006 The Impact of War: Photographs and Testimony from Nicaragua
Paul Dix and Pam Fitzpatrick
Sponsored by the Latin American and Latino Studies Institute
April 4, 2006 Current Events in the Philippines
Rev. Bienvenido F. Nebres, S.J.
President, Ateneo de Manila University

Sponsor: International Political Economy and Development
April 4, 2006 Reasons and Explanations
Daniel Dahlstrom, Boston University
Sponsor: Philosophy Department
April 5, 2006 Poverty Reduction and Protecting the Environment are Not Opposing Goals
Invited Panelists: Carlos Rodriguez, Josh Bishop, and Sara Scherr
Sponsor: International Political Economy and Development Program
April 5, 2006 The Response of Subalpine Forests to Climatic Change and White Pine Blister Rust (Cronartium Ribicola) in Mt. Ranier National Park, WA
Greg Ettl, Warren Wilson College
Sponsor: Department of Biological Sciences
April 6, 2006 US Peace Corps: Yesterday and Today
Jonathan Crystal
Sponsor: International Political Economy and Development
April 6, 2006 Urban Social Movements as Engines of Political Change in Bolivia
Felix Muruchi Poma
Sponsor: Latin American and Latino Studies Institute
April 7, 2006 Searching for the Grail in the Backlands: Archaic Themes in Brazilian Popular Culture
Nicolau Sevencko, Harvard University
Sponsor: Latin American and Latino Studies Institute
April 7, 2006 Practical Tools for Gene Expression Analysis
Stuart M. Brown, NYU School of Medicine
Sponsor: Computer and Information Science Department
April 7, 2006 Robust Resource Management in Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems
H.J. Siegel, Colorado State University
Sponsor: Computer and Information Science Department
April 7, 2006 Probe and Probe Sets
Hongfang Liu, Georgetown University
Sponsor: Computer and Information Science Department
April 11, 2006 Conceptual Capacities in Perception
John McDowell, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsor: Philosophy Department
April 11, 2006 Representations of Poverty in Brazilian Literature and Film
Marta Peixoto, New York University
Sponsor: Latin American and Latino Studies Institute
April 12, 2006 The receptor tyrosine kinase EphB6 and breast cancer
Brian Fox, Fordham University
Sponsor: Biological Sciences
May 3, 2006 Episodic ataxia type I: Clues into possible disease mechanisms
Eugenia Ribeiro-Hurley, Fordham University
Sponsored by the Department of Biological Sciences

May 8, 2006 Information Fusion in the context Human-Machine Interface
Belus Dasarathy, IEEE Fellow
Sponsored by the Computer and Information Sciences Department

May 9, 2006 Legal Empowerment of the Poor
Invited Panelists: Mary Robinson, Sheila Foster, TBA
Sponsored by the International Political Economy and Development program


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