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U.S. Constitutionalism and Native American Sovereignty

U.S. LAW AND RACE INITIATIVE WEBINAR SERIES

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12:30 pm–1:30 pm
Virtual Location: Zoom
Join us for a discussion on U.S. Constitutionalism and Native American Sovereignty with Ned Blackhawk (Yale University) and Maggie Blackhawk (New York University).
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.
Lecture

CAS Inquire

“Using What You Know to Filter through Climate Controversy”

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5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Location: Nebraska Union Room: Swanson Auditorium
Virtual Location: Webinar ID: 975 0242 4199
Target Audiences:
Most of us are able to assess expert testimony in domains of interest using the background knowledge we have due to our interest. With sufficiently good background information we can do this in most fields, even those where there is much controversy …
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.
Lecture

CAS Inquire

“How to do big science in a climate emergency?”

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5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Location: Nebraska Union Room: Swanson Auditorium
Virtual Location: Webinar ID: 955 8068 1039
Target Audiences:
“Big science” projects, such as those associated with elementary particle physics, are global endeavors in which thousands of scientists build and operate large infrastructures that are deployed around the world. As a result, these scientists …
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.
Lecture

CAS Inquire

“Imagining Sustainable Futures: What Literature Can do for the Earth”

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5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Location: Nebraska Union Room: Swanson Auditorium
Virtual Location: Webinar ID: 962 5613 4112
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This talk considers fictional and poetic literary engagement by island writers from the Pacific and Indian Oceans. We first ask: what can imaginative fiction do in the face of extreme weather and climate catastrophe? What is the role of narrative …
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.
Lecture

CAS Inquire

“Geology in a Green Energy Future”

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5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Location: Nebraska Union Room: Swanson Auditorium
Virtual Location: Webinar ID: 988 5890 3521
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This talk will discuss the processes and importance of storing carbon dioxide in underground rock formations in order to help combat climate change. Whilst carbon dioxide storage alone is not the silver bullet for solving climate change, it is a …
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.
Discussion

CAS Inquire

Panel Discussion

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5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Location: Nebraska Union Room: Swanson Auditorium
Virtual Location: Webinar ID: 966 2973 2818
Target Audiences:
The CAS Inquire panel, featuring the five speakers from this year’s theme “Sustainable Future”, convenes to discuss and answer questions from the audience.
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.