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September 18, 2018
Noon - 1 p.m.
Benes Rooms


Chris Fink, Health & Human Kinetics

i³ Lecture: Authentic Pot Pie Has No Crust
“That feeling we get when we have an ‘authentic’ meal is hard to beat, but the concept of authenticity in food is elusive, and loaded with paradox, angst, and social ramifications.”

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Jim Franklin, Politics & Government

i³ Lecture: How to Fight the Power
“Protest leaders, such as Gandhi, have long emphasized the importance of protest tactics. I will lay out a few basic ideas about the tactical choices in protest and what works.”

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Nancy Gamso, Music

i³ Lecture: Music and Community: LA Street Symphony, Marchin' in Step with the Other LA's Street Music Heritage
“The conservatory's community outreach challenge in the 21st century: what we can learn from New Orleans.”

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Bob Gitter, Economics

i³ Lecture: From the Mexican Village to the American Heartland: New Destinations for Mexican Migrants
“In recent years we've seen an increase in Mexican migration to the American Heartland. What are the reasons for this, and what is the impact on the migrants and the native-born population?”

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Mary Anne Lewis Cusato, French

i³ Lecture: Chuck Norris in Algeria

“At a UNESCO World Heritage site in Algeria, just north of the Sahara Desert, an Algerian businessman tells a Chuck Norris joke to an American professor of French, in English. What can this tell us about globalization and the spread of culture?”

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Michal Raizen, Comparative Literature

i³ Lecture: Ars Poetika’s Slam Poetry of Resistance in Israel
“What do late-night slam poetry parties in Israel have to do with the struggle for racial and gender equality?”

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