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PROGRAMS & EVENTS 2010-2011

FEBRUARY 2011

02.17 - University Honors Program Lecture Series: Evolution and Human Affairs / Shaun Nichols, Department of Philosophy, University of Arizona / Biology and Culture in the Evolution of Morality / Spooner Hall / 8:00 pm / Sponsored by The University of Kansas Honors Program in association with The Commons

02.23 - Braden R. Allenby, Lincoln Professor of Engineering and Ethics, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and of Law, Arizona State University / Mind, Body, Machine: The Human Design Space 2 / Spooner Hall / 7:00 pm / Sponsored by The Commons

02.24 - Braden R. Allenby, Lincoln Professor of Engineering and Ethics, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and of Law, Arizona State University / Q & A / Spooner Hall / 10:00 am / Sponsored by The Commons

MARCH 2011

03.28 - University Honors Program Lecture Series: Evolution and Human Affairs / Debra Hawhee, Department of English, Penn State University / Evolution and Human Affairs: Kenneth Burke and Gesture-Speech Theory/ Spooner Hall / 8:00 pm / Sponsored by The University Honors Program in association with The Commons

03.31 - Idea Café / Brian Boyd, Distinguished Professor in the Department of English at the University of Auckland, New Zealand / Can Evolution Explain the Arts? / Spooner Hall / 1:00 pm / Sponsored by The Commons with the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

APRIL 2011

04.08 - Helianthus Contemporary Ensemble / Spooner Hall / 6:30 pm

04.08 - Helianthus Contemporary Ensemble / Spooner Hall / 9:00 pm

04.19 - Book Talk / Michael Byers, Percival's Planet / Kansas Union / 7:30 pm / Sponsored by the KU Bookstore, the KU Memorial Union, the Department of Physics and Astronomy, the Hall Center for the Humanities, and The Commons

04.16-04.30 - Artist Installation / Mutatis Mutandis, by Kip Haaheim, Nolan Lem, and Tristan Telander / Sponsored by The Commons / Public Opening, April 16 7-9 pm / Artists' Talk, April 30 6:30 pm

04.20 - University Honors Program Lecture Series: Evolution and Human Affairs / David Barash, Department of Psychology, University of Washington / Payback: Why We Retaliate, Seek Revenge, and Redirect Aggression...and What We Can Do About It / Spooner Hall / 8:00 pm / Sponsored by The University Honors Program in association with The Commons

04.22 - Film Screening / HOME, by Yann Arthus-Bertrand / Spooner Hall / 7:00 pm / Sponsored by The Commons and The Center for Sustainability

MAY 2011

05.13-05.26 - Artist Installation / An Experimental Provocation about the Screens We Use Every Day, by the students of Motion Graphic Design 56o, advised by Jeremy Shellhorn and Shannon Criss / Sponsored by The Commons / Public Opening, May 13 7-9 pm