Faculty Lead 9-Minute Lectures at Wesleyan Thinks Big

Wesleyan President Michael Roth introduces six faculty members at Wesleyan Thinks Big, March 29 in Memorial Chapel. Inspired by TED Talks, Wesleyan Thinks Big features faculty delivering nine minute lectures on a topic that excites and inspires them.

Mary-Jane Rubenstein spoke on “Asceticosmologies: Modern Science as Religious Practice."

Matthew Kurtz spoke on “Nature vs. Nurture: the Example of Psychosis."

Richie Adelstein spoke on “States Without Romance."

Leah Wright spoke on “The Death of Affirmative Action: Rethinking the Debate."

John Finn presented “Poor Joshua: Private Space & the Constitution."

Jeanine Basinger spoke on “Can You Teach Creativity?” (Photos by Andrew Ribner '14)

More information is online here.

Olivia Drake

Olivia (M.A.L.S. '08) is editor of the Wesleyan Connection newsletter and campus photographer. I have two dogs, five chickens and 30 house plants. I like snow, photographing firemen and enjoying "stinky" cheeses. Send me your story ideas to newsletter@wesleyan.edu. 

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