Thursday, July 9, 2015

Spring Peppa Talks At UC Davis 2015

UCD's The Provost’s Forums on the Public University and the Social Good

“Rescuing Biomedical Research: The Path Ahead”
Dr Bruce Alberts, holder of the Chancellor’s Leadership Chair in Biochemistry and Biophysics for Science and Education, UC San Francisco
View Alberts’s articles relevant to this forum: “Opinion: Addressing systemic problems in the biomedical research enterprise” (2015); “Rescuing US biomedical research from its systemic flaws” (2014)
Friday, March 6, 2015, Lecture


“How Disruptive Can We Be? Intended and Unintended Effects of Changing Academic Practices”
Alessandro Duranti, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Dean of Social Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles

View Duranti’s article relevant to this forum: "On the future of anthropology: Fundraising, the job market and the corporate turn" (2013)
Thursday, April 16, 2015, Lecture


The End of the Corporate University: What We Are Now”
Wendy Brown, Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
Wednesday, May 20, 2015, Lecture

View Brown's article relevant to this forum: "Neoliberalized Knowledge" (2011) posted at this link

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