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Library Society 2008-09 Events

October 22, 2008

Race, Literature, and Sociology at the University of Chicago

by Kenneth W. Warren
Deputy Provost, Research & Minority Issues
Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professor, Department of English and the College
Committee on African and African-American Studies
Committee on the History of Culture

November 12, 2008

Dark Matter and Dark Energy: Discoveries for the 21st Century, or Modern Cosmic Epicycles

by Rocky Kolb
Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor
Chair, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics

March 11, 2009

Hiding in Plain Sight: A History of Women at the University of Chicago

by Deborah Nelson
Associate Professor, Department of English and the College
Director, Center for Gender Studies

May 27, 2009

Hammurabi, King of Babylon: The Legacy of a Mesopotamian Law-Giver

by Martha Roth
Chauncey S. Boucher Distinguished Service Professor
Dean, Division of the Humanities
Professor of Assyriology, Oriental Institute, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Committee on the Ancient Mediterranean World
Committee on Jewish Studies, the Law School, and the College
Editor in Charge, Assyrian Dictionary