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Melville Library Author Series Elof Carlson to Discuss His Book “Times of Triumph, Times of Doubt: Science and the Battle for Public Trust”

Thursday, April 26 at 4:30 p.m. – Javits Room, Melville Library (second floor) The intent and uses of science are a continuing preoccupation, especially in public debates on issues such as new pharmaceuticals, cloning, stem cells, genetically modified foods, and

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Melville Library Author Series Paul Edelson to Discuss His Book “Drawing on Experience in Adult and Continuing Education”

Tuesday, April 17 at 4:30 p.m. – Javits Room, Melville Library (second floor) Based upon his experiences and scholarship, Dr. Paul Edelson, Dean of the School of Professional Development, will present an overview of present-day continuing higher education from the

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Melville Library Author Series Shirley Lim to Discuss “A Feeling of Belonging: Asian American Women’s Popular Culture, 1930-1960”

Wednesday, April 11 at 7 p.m. – Javits Room, Melville Library (second floor) In A Feeling of Belonging, Shirley Lim highlights the cultural activities of young, predominantly unmarried Asian American women from 1930 to 1960. This period marks a crucial

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Melville Library Author Series Stephen Spector to Discuss “Operation Solomon: The Daring Rescue of Ethiopian Jews”

Wednesday, March 28 at 4 p.m. – Javits Room, Melville Library (second floor) “Operation Solomon” was one of the most remarkable rescue efforts in modern history, in which more than 14,000 Ethiopian Jews were airlifted to Israel in little more

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Melville Library Author Series begins on September 28 at 7:30 p.m.

On Thursday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m., faculty author Fred Gardaphe will discuss his new book From Wiseguys to Wise Men in the Center for Italian Studies, Melville Library, E-4340. As the real American gangsters of yesterday recede into history,

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