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No 6181

Wednesday 3 March 2010

Vol cxl No 22

pp. 629–636

Events, courses, etc.

Eighth Annual Disability Lecture: Notice

All staff are invited to attend the eighth Annual Disability Lecture, which will be given by Dr Ross Cooper, Director of Dyslexia and Literacy Division, London South Bank University, on Neurodiversity and dyslexia. Dr Cooper will speak on neurodiversity and the social model of dyslexia, discussing the impact of this model on support for people with dyslexia in higher education.

The lecture will take place at 5.30 p.m. on 16 March 2010, in the Palmerston Room, St John’s College.

This event is free and fully wheelchair accessible. A BSL interpreter will be present. Refreshments will be provided before the lecture. If you have any specific requirements, email or contact Kevin Coutinho at

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Announcement of lectures, seminars, etc.

The following lectures, seminars, etc. will be open to members of the University and others who are interested:

Gender Studies. Multi-disciplinary Gender Research Seminar. Ms Andrea Cooper, Mainzer Visiting Fellow, New York University, will give a seminar entitled More than love: Levinas and Rosenzweig from Eros to ethics, on Monday, 8 March 2010, from 12.30 to 1.30 p.m., in Room 101, Sir William Hardy Building, Downing Site. All are welcome.

History of Art. Cambridge-Columbia Art History Exchange Programme. The Lent Term lecture in this series of research exchanges between the Department of History of Art and the Department of Art History and Archaeology of Columbia University in the City of New York will be given by Professor Anne Higonnet on the subject Manet multiplied: painting in the age of its reproducibility. It will take place in Lecture Room A of the Arts School, Bene’t Street, at 5 p.m., on Tuesday, 9 March. All are welcome.

Zoology. The Michael Perkins Lecture 2010, entitled What it means to be an organism: a case study of a social amoeba, will be given by Professor Joan Strassmann, Rice University, Houston, Texas, in the Main Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, Downing Street, at 5.15 p.m., on Thursday, 4 March 2010.