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    1818 - The Beauty of Mathematics: Square The Circle, Trisect an Angle, Double the Cube
    1819 - An Introduction to Wagner's Ring
    1820 - Spotlight III: TheaterFood and Its ElementsBioChemistry
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    1809 - WORLD AFFAIRS SPRING 2018 "Developing World" Africa, Latin America, Asia, The Middle East
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    Phyllis Neumann has taught this course many times, speaking in a language that is easy to understand, as well as entertaining. Using PowerPoint she incorporates Arthur Rackham’s famous “Ring” illustrations to help describe the synopsis and breaks down the main leitmotifs (musical themes) so that you can better understand the complexity of Wagner’s music. She also includes audio and video excerpts from various “Ring” productions.
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    1820 - Spotlight III: TheaterFood and Its Elements
    March
    BioChemistry
    May 5, 12,
    19, 26, Apr 2,9,16, 23 1026 10:30 a.m. to noon
    Location: Broadway Playhouse, 526 Broadway, Santa CruzPhysical Sciences Building, Room 240, UCSC Campus
    Instructor: Margot Hoffman
    Come and learn about all things theater, onstage and off. Under
    Barry Bowman
    Our food is composed of thousands of different kinds of chemicals. We use these chemicals to make
    the expert directionparts of Margot Hoffman, we will explore technical, literaryour body and performance elements of theater. Thisto provide the energy to move, to stay warm and to think. In this course we will kindle your creativityexamine the chemical differences in different types of food. What are vitamins and build confidence aswhat do they do in our body? Why does fat have more calories than sugar? What is a calorie? What information can we fillget from the nutrition labels on packaged food? What is the nature of the “energy” we get from our theatrical toolkit with fun games and meaningful discussions. Workshops this yearfood. These are some of the questions we will examine forms such as opera, commedia del arte, musical theater, street theater, Shakespeare and more. Topics also include theater production and management, working as an actoraddress. A background in 2018, auditions,science is not expected for this course and film versus stage. the lectures will be aimed at a general audience. (This course will be similar to the course taught in 2017, but expanded to four lectures.)
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    Research Interests
    My research aims to better understandProfessor Shapiro has been investigating how populations and speciesanimals change through time, in particular in responsewith time as their environment changes. She has been able to environmentalsequence and other changes to their habitat. To address this, my group usesanalyze the latest experimentalDNA of many types of extinct animals such as passenger pigeons, and computational approaches to analyze genetic information isolated from fossilearly relatives of dogs and archived remains. I am particularly interestedhorses. Some of this work is described in learning what drives two particularly important evolutionary processes: speciation and extinction.her recent book, How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-Extinction
    {Passenger pigeon.jpg} Extinct Passenger Pigeion
    {ABClab_med.jpg} Obtaining DNA from Bones
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    Our members gather monthly, September through May inclusive, except in December, usually on the third Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon in the Colleges Nine and Ten Multipurpose Room to socialize, conduct business, and hear a speaker, often a UCSC professor. We greet, meet, and eat (fruit or cake, and coffee or tea), and interact with a speaker of note. At the first meeting of the year after the summer break, in September, (At Porter College Dining Hall September only) in lieu of hearing from a speaker, we find out about and sign-up for interest groups.
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    Meeting, Sunday, FebruaryMarch 18, 2018,
    Colleges Nine and Ten Multipurpose Room, UCSC
    Speaker: Bruce Thompson, Ph.D.Beth Shapiro, Professor
    Topic: "Russian Espionage from Lenin to Putin"
    Lecturer
    "Genomics of History and Jewish Studies at UCSC
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    During these troubling times, and with increasing tension between the United States and Russia, it
    Extinct Animals"
    Beth Shapiro
    is important to reflect on the historic relationship between these two world powers. With the recent Soviet incursion into our electoral process in the headlines,a Professor Thompson will reveal the aggressive espionage efforts the Soviets have engaged in since the early 1900’s.
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    Bruce Thompson is a Continuing Lecturer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UCSC.
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    the UCSC specializingfiels.jpg} Beth Shapiro in European intellectualthe Field
    Research Interests
    My research aims to better understand how populations
    and cultural history, French history, Jewish intellectualspecies change through time, in particular in response to environmental and cultural history, Britishother changes to their habitat. To address this, my group uses the latest experimental and Irish history, history of cinema, history of espionage, environmental history.
    Bruce Thompson has a Ph.D.
    computational approaches to analyze genetic information isolated from Stanfordfossil and archived remains. I am particularly interested in learning what drives two particularly important evolutionary processes: speciation and extinction.
    {Passenger pigeon.jpg} Extinct Passenger Pigeion
    {ABClab_med.jpg} Obtaining DNA from Bones
    Biography, Education and Training
    BS, Ecology,
    University and some of his selected publications are:
    Co-Editor, Varieties
    Georgia (1999)
    MS, Ecology, University
    of Antisemitism: History, Ideology, Discourse, (University of Delaware Press, 2010)
    The Literal Imagination: Selected Essays by Ian Watt Palo Alto: SPOSS, 2003
    Entries in Reader's Guide to British History: "Burke, Edmund," "Fiction: Romantic Era," "Drama: 1914-present"; "Painting:Holbein to Hogarth"; "Painting: Gainsborough to Sickert" London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003
    "Restoring the Rhine: Salmon 2000," in History in Dispute: Global Water Issues Since 1945, Columbia, S.C.: Bruccoli Clark Layman, Inc./Manly, 2001
    Critical History: The Career of Ian Watt, Stanford Humanities Review (co-editor) Palo Alto: SPOSS, 2000
    Georgia (1999)
    DPhil, Zoology, Oxford University (2003)

    Parking {College 9-10 (Incl Smith Gallery & Provost).jpg} Click on map for larger version that you can print.Venue and Parking for General Meetings
    The 2017–2018 General Meetings are held in the Colleges Nine and Ten Multipurpose Room, UCSC.
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    bbowman@ucsc.edu.
    Past Speakers
    February 18 2018
    Speaker: Bruce Thompson, PhD
    Topic: Russian Espionage from Lenin to Putin

    January 21, 2018
    Speaker: Adam Millard
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