Eric Opoku Agyemang, a social entrepreneur and community youth leader in Ghana, will speak on “The Health and Social implications of Child Trafficking in Ghana” on Friday, Oct. 28 from 1:30-3 p.m. in 620 Thompson Hall. The talk is co-sponsored by the department of anthropology and the School of Public Policy.
Two finalists for dean of the College of Natural Sciences will make public presentations this week. The session with William Baker Tolman, who chairs the department of chemistry and is Distinguished McKnight University Professor at the University of Minnesota, is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 4:30 p.m. in S330 Life Sciences Laboratories (LSL). Elizabeth (Betsy) Dumont, senior provost for academic affairs and director of interdepartmental graduate programs in the life sciences, will make her presentation on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 4:30 p.m. in S330 LSL.
Lisa Bowleg, professor of applied psychology at George Washington University, will deliver the lecture “‘Ain’t I a Woman’ and ‘I Am a Man’: Intersectionality’s Travels from Black Feminist Theory to HIV Prevention and Sexuality Research with Black Men” on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 4 p.m. in 160 West, Commonwealth Honors College. The talk, which is free and open to the public, is part of the Center for Research on Families’ Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series.