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Robert Frank
Success and Luck: Inseparable or Identical?

Returning to the Hill for the first time in more than a decade, economist Robert Frank spoke on Nov. 5 about the relationship between success and luck. A prolific author and co-director of the Paduano Seminar in business ethics at NYU’s Stern School of Business, Frank gave a lecture that was an engaging mélange of economic theory, personal anecdotes and examples from well-known cultural events. Drawing on these, he asserted that success in life is 100 percent dependent on luck.  More ...

Broughton Coburn
Mt. Everest Author to Lecture Nov. 7

Author Broughton Coburn will deliver a lecture titled “The Vast Unknown,” based on his book by the same name, on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m., in Bradford Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.  More ...

James Siena's <em>bracket painting (after jury duty #2) </em>, 1999.
NYC Artist James Siena to Lecture at Hamilton

American contemporary artist James Siena will present a lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 4:30 p.m., in the Bradford Auditorium, KJ. The lecture is a part of the Art Department’s Visiting Artist Series and is free and open to the public.  More ...

Tim Colton
Harvard's Timothy Colton Discusses Political Leadership after Communism

Russian and Soviet government expert Timothy J. Colton delivered a talk on Nov. 4 on leadership in post-Soviet nations. The lecture was titled “Political Leadership after Communism” and sponsored by the Levitt Center Speaker Series. Colton is the Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies and chair of the Government Department at Harvard University, and the author of numerous books on Russian and Soviet politics.  More ...

Tim Colton
Soviet Expert to Discuss Political Leadership after Communism

Tim Colton, the Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies and the chair of the department of government at Harvard University, will present a lecture titled “Political Leadership after Communism,” on Monday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m., in the Fillius Events Barn.  More ...

Richard Zare
Stanford's Zare Explores Creativity in Plant Lecture

Stanford University Professor Richard Zare delivered the James S. Plant Distinguished Scientist Lecture to an eager audience in the Chapel on Oct. 29. Established in 1988 by Hamilton alumnus James Plant, the series was created to bring to the campus outstanding scientists and guest lecturers. Zare was no exception.  More ...

Luvuyo Mandela '09 speaks in the Red Pit about social entrepreneurship in South Africa.
Plans for South Africa: The Mandela Legacy

Hamilton alumnus Luvuyo Mandela ’09 returned to the Hill on Oct. 29 to speak about his work as a social entrepreneur in South Africa. His former philosophy professor, A. Todd Franklin, introduced Mandela and thanked him for agreeing to speak to the small gathering, heavily composed of students in Franklin’s “Philosophy of Race, Gender and Culture” course.  More ...

Luis Vivanco
The Lost Art of Cycling

As Hamilton  prepares for its new bike path, cultural anthropologist Luis Vivanco’s lecture, “Reconsidering the Bicycle,” could not be more timely. Vivanco, director of the Global and Regional Studies Program and founding director of the Global Studies Program at the University of Vermont, spoke about the current global state of using bikes as alternative transportation.  More ...

Jen Kleindienst '09 talks about her career with a group of students at Hamilton.
Kleindienst ’09 Speaks about Career in Campus Sustainability

Jen Kleindienst ’09 returned to Hamilton on Oct. 21 to speak to the community about her career in environmental activism and give advice to those interested in the campus sustainability movement.  More ...

Comedian, Writer Allison Williams Talks About Race, Comedy

“When I talk about race, I like to start with shock.”  That is precisely what Allison Williams did on Sept. 23 in KJ’s Red Pit. In front of Hamilton community members, Williams dove head-first into her pursuit of racially charged comedy as she opened her lecture with a tale of different racial preferences in inappropriate Craigslist ads.  More ...

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