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Upcoming Events

CAS Inquire: “Pain and Pleasure in Philosophy”

Dr. Joseph Mendola, Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
There is a long tradition of discussion in philosophy of two questions about pain and pleasure. What is their nature? What role do they play in a good life?
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

CAS Inquire: “On Melancholia and White Pain”

Casey Ryan Kelly, Professor of Rhetoric & Public Culture, Communications Studies

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
This presentation examines the dominant media narrative that President Trump’s electoral victory was a reflection of white working class pain (physical and economic) rather than nativism and xenophobia.
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

CAS Inquire: “Me Too in the Renaissance”

Dr. Nora Martin Peterson/Associate Professor of French Cultural Studies

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
This talk will connect the roots of the #metoo movement to French Renaissance images and texts.
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

CAS Inquire: “No Pleasure: Addiction, Poverty, and the Every Day Lives of Drug Users”

Roberto Abadie, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, School of Global Integrative Studies

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
An ethnography of people who inject drugs (PWID) in Puerto Rico, the talk will examine the?socio-cultural?environment that promotes and sustain addiction while illustrating the effects of continuous drug use on the lives of those afflicted. As drug …
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

CAS Inquire: “Sexy Times Call for Sexy Measure: How Scientists Study Sexual Desire, Pleasure, and Orgasm”

Tierney Lorenz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Psychological science has revealed amazing things about how our brains and body create and react to feelings of pleasure from food, drugs, social interactions, smartphones – you name it.
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

CAS Inquire: All Speakers Panel Discussion

CAS Inquire 2021-22 Panel Discussion

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The entire 2021-2022 CAS Inquire Panel convenes to discuss this year’s event and answers question from the audience.
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.