The APS is closed on Monday, January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 

November 2010

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Speakers
John E. Warnock, Neil D. Tsutsui, Walter S. Leal, Martin L. West, Philip Gossett, Andrew H. Delbanco, Julia Kubanek, Peter S. Bearman, Michael Hout, Susan T. Fiske, Andrew W. Lo, William H. Hooke, Jane Lubchenco, Marilyn Heiman, Randall B. Luthi

Thursday, November 11, 2010
1:15 p.m.

Clyde F. Barker
Vice President, in the Chair

Induction of New Members

Herman H. Goldstine Lecture
Simple Ideas That Changed Printing and Publishing
John E. Warnock
Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors
Adobe Systems, Inc.

The Behavioral and Chemical Ecology of Argentine Ant Supercolonies
Neil D. Tsutsui
Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management
University of California at Berkeley

An Acute Olfactory System is Essential for Reproduction: The Raison d’être for Adult Insects
Walter S. Leal
Professor of Entomology
University of California at Davis

 


Friday, November 12, 2010
9:15 a.m.

John W. O’Malley
Vice President, in the Chair

Induction of New Members

Richard A.F. Penrose Lecture
The Homeric Question Today
Martin L. West
Emeritus Fellow of All Souls College
Oxford University

Henry LaBarre Jayne Memorial Lecture
Giuseppe Verdi and the Italian Risorgimento
Philip Gossett
Robert W. Reneker Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus
The University of Chicago

Friday, November 12, 2010
1:15 p.m.

Baruch S. Blumberg
President, in the Chair

Presentation of Society Awards and Prizes

What’s Happening in our Colleges: Thoughts on the New Meritocracy
Andrew H. Delbanco
Director of American Studies, Julian Clarence Levi Professor of Humanities
Columbia University

Chemical Signaling in Marine Ecosytems
Julia Kubanek
Associate Professor, School of Biology and School of Chemistry and Biochemisty
Georgia Institute of Technology

Concert
Chamber Music Performance by Faculty and Students of the Bard College Conservatory of Music

 


Saturday, November 13, 2010
9:15 a.m.

Harriet Zuckerman
Vice President, in the Chair and Symposium Moderator

Symposium: Current Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: Across Disciplinary Lines

Understanding the Increased Prevalence of Autism
Peter S. Bearman
Cole Professor of the Social Sciences
Columbia University

Rationing College Opportunity: Financial Issues For American Students and Their Universities
Michael Hout
Natalie Cohen Professor of Sociology and Demography
University of California at Berkeley

Envy Up, Scorn Down: How Comparison Divides Us
Susan T. Fiske
Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology
Princeton University

The Origin of Bounded Rationality and Intelligence
Andrew W. Lo
Harris and Harris Group Professor, Sloan School of Management
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Symposium: Beneath the Surface: Oil in Troubled Waters

Introduction
William H. Hooke, Moderator
Senior Policy Fellow and Director of Policy Program
American Meteorological Society

The State of Science and its Role in Oil Spill Response: Lessons from Deepwater Horizon
Jane Lubchenco
Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrator

Offshore Energy Reform:  Now or Never
Marilyn Heiman
Director, U.S. Arctic Program
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Deepwater Horizon: A Black Swan for U.S. Oil and Gas Exploration
Randall B. Luthi
President
National Ocean Industries Association

Panel Discussion

William H. Hooke
Jane Lubchenco
Marilyn Heiman
Randall B. Luthi