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Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine: Harry Speaks Lectures

This guide was created to accompany the Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine exhibit and events during the Spring Semester, 2012.  They contents are not currently being updated, other than maintaining links.  We hope you enjoy the information within!

Lectures

Our Speakers

Daniel Compora (PhD 2000, University of Toledo) is an Associate Professor who teaches Composition, Science Fiction & Fantasy literature, and Folklore. He has published in the areas of Distance Learning and Computers and Writing. He is regarded as an expert on Dog Lady Island, a local urban legend from his hometown of Monroe, Michigan.

Geoffrey Rapp is a Professor of Law. He received his JD from the Yale University Law School in 2001. Rapp teaches and writes in the areas of corporate law and torts, and is licensed to practice law in Ohio, New York, and Illinois.  He has written more than thirty law review pieces, including works published in some of the nation’s top law reviews.

Madeline Muntersbjorn is an Associate Professor of Philosophy. She received her Ph.D. in 1994 from the University of Pittsburgh's History and Philosophy of Science Department. Her primary research area is the history and philosophy of mathematics, with a focus on the development of the calculus in the seventeenth-century. Steven Peseckis is an Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry. He received his Ph.D. in 1983 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research interests revolve around heterotrimeric G-protein mediated signal transduction.
March 22, 5 pm, CL1025
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March 29, 5 pm, CL1025
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April 12, 5 pm, ML420
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April 19, 5 pm, ML420
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