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Welcoming Guest Lecturers From Around the World

The Jane M.G. Foster Distinguished Lecture Series at Shawnee State brings world renowned authors, leaders and experts in a variety of academic fields to campus each year. The series is made possible through a fund established by Jane M.G. Foster, one of only two women to graduate Cornell University in 1918.

Upcoming Events:
 

Book cover for "The Scene that Became Cities"

Life Imitates Art: Burning Man and skill building through emergent cultures

Caveat Magister

A member of Burning Man Project’s Philosophical Center, Caveat served as the Volunteer Coordinator for Media Mecca from 2008 – 2013, and the lead writer/researcher for Burning Man’s education program from 2016 – 2018. Caveat is the author of The Scene That Became Cities: what Burning Man philosophy can teach us about building better communities.

Tuesday, March 23 at 7 pm

This virtual event is sponsored by the SSU Development Foundation.

The community is invited to attend this lecture, which is free of charge.

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Gene Kritsky

THEY’RE BACK! The Return of the Periodical Cicada Brood X to Ohio

Dr. Gene Kritsky

Dean of Behavioral and Natural Sciences and Professor, Department of Biology at Mount St. Joseph University

Wednesday, March 24 at 7 pm

The periodical cicada Brood X was first recorded in 1715 and has been returning once every 17 years since. It will next appear in May to June 2021 right here in southern Ohio. This presentation will explore what to expect with the return of Brood X, how Brood X’s emergences have contributed to our understanding of cicada biology, and how you can help map out the emergence.

This virtual event is sponsored by the SSU Development Foundation.

The community is invited to attend this lecture, which is free of charge.

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