Fall 2014 Archive

Our Fall ’14 mini-series coincides with three home football-game weekends involving ACC opponents:

Friday, September 19
1:00 presentation; 2:00 reception
Honors, Scholars, and Fellows House
“Affective Computing: Emotion Detection, Reflection, Interactivity”
by Professor Shaundra B. Daily

Assistant Professor, School of Computing, Human-Centered Computing Division; Joint appointment, Department of Engineering and Science Education
Clemson University

Friday, October 17
1:00 presentation; 2:00 reception
Honors, Scholars, and Fellows House

“Reading Fast and Slow”
by Professor Sandra M. Gustafson

Professor of English and American Studies; Concurrent Professor of American Studies and Faculty Fellow, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
University of Notre Dame

In this talk, Professor Sandra Gustafson will summarize the "two systems" model presented by Nobel Prize-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman in Thinking, Fast and Slow and relate Kahneman's systems to modes of fast and slow reading. Dr. Gustafson will draw on her last book and describe deliberative reading as a type of slow reading. She will use James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans to model such reading.

Friday, November 7
1:00 presentation; 2:00 reception

Bradley Reading Room, Strozier Library
“Building a Better Congress, One Effective Lawmaker at a Time”
by Professor Craig Volden

Professor of Public Policy and Politics, Frank Batten School of Leadership & Public Policy
University of Virginia