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Capital Punishment is Topic of Panel Discussion

Robert Blecker, professor of law at New York Law School, and Sarah Turberville, senior counsel at The Constitution Project, traveled to the Hill on Nov. 6 for a panel discussion of perspectives on capital punishment in the U.S. The Levitt Center event was moderated by Hamilton’s Frank Anechiarico, the Maynard-Knox Professor of Government and Law.  More ...

Siddhartha Mukherjee
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author to Discuss A Biography of Cancer

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and physician Siddhartha Mukherjee will discuss his 2010 book, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, in a lecture on Monday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m., in the Chapel. The award-winning book details the history of cancer ranging from ancient Egyptian treatments to modern chemotherapy and targeted therapy. The lecture is free and open to the public.  More ...

Robert Blecker and Sarah Turberville
Panel to Analyze the Role of Capital Punishment

Hamilton will host a panel discussion, “Perspectives on Capital Punishment: A Discussion of the Death Penalty,” on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 4:15 p.m., in the Bradford Auditorium, KJ. The panel discussion will feature two experts in the field, law school professor Robert Blecker and The Constitution Project counsel Sarah Turberville, who offer differing perspectives on the controversial issue. The discussion, which will be moderated by Maynard-Knox Professor of Government and Law Frank Anechiarico, is free and open to the public.  More ...

Joseph Fornieri
Life of Statesman, Philosopher Abraham Lincoln Examined in Lecture

When introducing Joseph Fornieri, professor of political science at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Hamilton College Professor of History Doug Ambrose pointed out that recently we have witnessed a deluge of books about Abraham Lincoln. Why then, asked Ambrose, do we need another book on Lincoln? As Fornieri’s lecture clearly showed, we still stand to learn a great deal from a true statesman like Lincoln.  More ...

James Capreedy '94
James Capreedy '94 to Lecture on Digital Mapping and the Fall of Rome

James Capreedy ’94, an assistant professor of classics at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, will give a lecture titled “Geography, Digital Mapping and the Fall of Rome” on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 4:10 p.m., in the Taylor Science Center, room 3024.  More ...

Joseph Fornieri
Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman Lecture and Panel are Nov. 3

Joseph Fornieri, Rochester Institute of Technology professor of political science, will present a lecture titled "Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman" on Monday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m., in the Kennedy Auditorium, Taylor Science Center. The lecture will be followed by a panel discussion; both are free and open to the public.  More ...

Frank Lentricchia
Author and Utica College Graduate to Read, Lecture

Frank Lentricchia, Utica College graduate and literary critic, novelist and film professor, will present two events at Hamilton as part of the English Department’s Fall 2014 Reading Series. Lentricchia will read from his most recent work, Dog Killer of Utica: An Eliot Conte Mystery, on Monday, Nov. 3, at 4:10 p.m., in Dwight Lounge, Bristol Campus Center. He will present a talk titled “Writing as an Italian-American?” on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m., in the Burke Library All Night Reading Room. Both events are free and open to the public.  More ...

Sendhil Mullainathan
Economist Mullainathan Discusses Scarcity of Time and Money in Levitt Lecture

Whether tight on cash or short on time, many us understand the concept of scarcity. Although scarcity is often analyzed through the lens of economics, Sendhil Mullainathan, professor of economics at Harvard University, has added the lens of psychology to his work. Co-author of Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much, he explained the major concepts of his work to an overflowing Chapel audience on Oct. 23.  More ...

Burhardt climbing in Canada.
Professional Climber Majka Burhardt Visits Hamilton

Professional climber and author Majka Burhardt visited Hamilton on Oct. 21. She met with students around campus and at the climbing wall and delivered a lecture on her experiences as a professional outdoor athlete and expedition leader.  More ...

Sendhil Mullainathan
Author of Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much to Speak

Harvard professor Sendhil Mullainathan, a leading economist in the field of behavioral economics and co-author of Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much, will present a lecture on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m., in the Chapel. The lecture, sponsored by the Levitt Center and supported by the Continental Fund, is free and open to the public.  More ...

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