Writer in residence Lyonel Trouillot presented the “Everlasting Struggle Between ‘We’ and ‘I’” in Levinthal Hall yesterday evening. Trouillot spoke about current challenges in Haiti and how these challenges manifest themselves in Haitian literature.
Mohr Visiting Poet Stephen Dobyns gave a reading last night in Cubberley Auditorium.
David Kinley, chair of human rights law at the University of Sydney, addressed economists, financiers, consultants, human rights activists and students in his talk Monday morning entitled, “Principle, Pragmatism or Prostitution? Speaking Human Rights to Global Finance.”
Have you ever wondered about the methodologies behind lie detection? Is its application in the courtroom setting appropriate? In which cases is lie detection machinery flawed? A Monday night panel discussion held by the Stanford Interdisciplinary Group in Neuroscience and Society (SIGNS) attempted to tackle these issues, covering modern neuro-imaging in locations outside the lab.