Tuesday, March 30, 2010

April 8, 7:30: "Intellectual Rock Star" Steven Pinker in Chickasha

Check out this promo from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma:

Emerson-Wier Symposium

Intellectual Rock Star Pinker to Keynote Spring Emerson-Wier Symposium

Steven Pinker asks audacious questions about the human mind -- then boldly sets out to answer them. Recently named one of TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People in The World, he is enormously popular in the media and highly respected in scientific circles. On April 8, he takes center stage in Chickasha as the keynote speaker for the fourth annual Emerson-Wier Liberal Arts Symposium. The evening presentation is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium on the campus of the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.
This is event is free and open to the public. If you are an ECU student and would be interested in making a road trip of this, talk to Drs. Benton (sbenton@ecok.edu) and/or Murphy (rmurphy@ecok.edu).
Click on this link to learn more (and check out some cool Pinker videos.)

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