This week we feature stories written and produced by students from this semester’s Narrative Radio Journalism class in the College of Communication. Our student contributors are, in order of appearance: Kasha Patel, Jack O’Dea, Tammy Kim, Melanie Morris, Noelle Graves, Sascha Garrey, Kersten Egenhofer, Poncie Rutsch, and Taylor Avery.
This week we have a lecture presented by The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Our speaker is distinguished professor and Santa Fe Institute former president, Geoffrey West. Professor West’s lecture is titled “Growth, Innovation, and the Accelerating Pace of Life from Cells to Cities: Are They Sustainable?”
This week our lecture is presented by the Boston University Health Policy Institute, and titled “Causes and Consequences of Urban Hospital Closings and Reconfiguration, 1936-2010.” Our speaker is Alan Sager, Boston University Professor of Health Policy and Management, in the School of Public Health.
Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Humanities Foundation, and co-sponsored by the Departments of English, Romance Studies, and Modern Languages and Comparative Literature. Our speaker is Yale University Sterling Professor of Theater and English, Joseph Roach. Professor Roach’s lecture is titled “New Poetics: Performance Studies and the Research University.”
This week we feature a panel discussion presented by the Boston University College of Arts and Sciences, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Betty Friedan’s book “The Feminine Mystique.” Speaking will be: University of California Professor, Eileen Boris; Wellesley College Professor, Susan Reverby; Boston University Professor, Caryl Rivers; and Brandeis University Resident Scholar, Roberta Salper. Moderating the discussion is Virginia Sapiro, Professor of Political Science, and Dean of Boston University’s College of Arts and Sciences.