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November 2004

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Speakers
James P. Ronda, John Logan Allen, Martha A. Sandweiss, John Mace Grunsfeld, Leon Lederman, Martha Nussbaum, Jane F. Fulcher, Bryan Gilliam, Patricia M. Wald, Paul Bernard, Stephen Hinds, Robert E. Evenson, Rosamond L. Naylor, Robert W. Herdt, Vernon W. Ruttan

Friday, November 12

To Acquire What Knowledge You Can
James P. Ronda
J.G. Barnard Professor of Western American History
University of Tulsa

Legacies of Lewis and Clark: The Immediate Response of the American Fur Trade
John Logan Allen
Professor and Chair, Department of Geography
University of Wyoming

Picturing the Nineteenth-Century West
Martha A. Sandweiss
Professor of American Studies and History
Amherst College

Earth, Moon, Mars and Beyond: The Future of Space Exploration
John Mace Grunsfeld
Chief Scientist
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

The Future of High Energy Physics
Leon Lederman
Resident Scholar
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Disgust and the Law
Martha Nussbaum
Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics
University of Chicago

Renegotiating French Identity: Vichy's Collaboration, Incoherence, and Antigone's Triumph
Jane F. Fulcher
Professor of Musicology
Indiana University

Richard Strauss and the National Socialist Regime
Bryan Gilliam
Francis Hill Fox Professor in Humanities, Department of Music
Duke University

 


Saturday, November 13

Some Kudos and Some Concerns about International Courts
Patricia M. Wald
United States Court of Appeals Judge (retired)
Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (1999-2001)

Afghanistan: The Destruction of an Archaeological Heritage
Paul Bernard
Member of the Academy of Inscriptions and Fine Letterse
Institute of France

Ovid, Time and Exile
Stephen Hinds
Professor of Classics and Lockwood Professor of the Humanities
University of Washington

Induction of New Members

Dedication: Edgar P. and Constance C. Richardson Hall

Symposium: Current Issues In Agriculture

Markley Gordon Wolman, Moderator

The Green Revolution: A Retrospective
Robert E. Evenson
Professor of Economics
Yale University

Unleashing the Genius of the Genome to Feed the Developing World
Rosamond L. Naylor
Julie Wrigley Senior Fellow, Center for Environmental Science and Policy
Stanford University

Treaties, Intellectual Property, Market Power and Food in the Developing World
Robert W. Herdt
Adjunct International Professor of Applied Economics and Management
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University

Scientific and Technical Constraints on Agricultural Production: Prospects for the Future
Vernon W. Ruttan
Regents Professor Emeritus
University of Minnesota