Carin Holroyd, manager, academic relations, and senior research analyst, Asia Pacific Foundation, Vancouver, will present new APF Research Grants Program for graduate students and faculty: Canada in Asia Publications Series, Policy Research Grants, Conference Support, Post-Graduate Research Fellowships, Media Grants, Special Initiative Funding.
Geometric Group Theory Seminar: L. Silberman, IAS. Combining several existing results in metric geometry we show that the wild group constructed by Gromov has a strong fixed point property for isometric actions, generalizing the proof that the group has Kazhdan property (T).
Mitchell Drumm, Depts of Pediatrics and Genetics, Case Western Reserve University
Dr. Jamil Ragep, Dept of History of Science, University of Oklahoma
Ron Liem, PhD, Columbia University
Avindra Nath, MD, Johns Hopkins University
Keith Murai, PhD, assistant prof, McGill
Bernadette Brooten, Robert & Myra Kraft and Jacob Hiatt Professor of Christian Studies, Brandeis University, on "Slavery's Long Shadow over the Lives of Girls and Women."
Bernadette Brooten, Robert & Myra Kraft and Jacob Hiatt Professor of Christian Studies, Brandeis University, on "Slavery in Early Christian Canon Law."