UNL Lectures this Week (Feb. 16-22)

Campus lectures for the week Feb. 16-22

Monday, Feb. 18

Anthropology Lecture, "Network Techniques for Ethnographic Contexts — The Nain Networks Project in Inuit, Labrador," Kirk Dombrowski, City University of New York, 1 to 1:45 p.m., 827 Oldfather Hall. Call 402-472-2411


Tuesday, Feb. 19

Animal Breeding and Genetics Seminar, "Technology Spans the Gap — How A Small Company In Lincoln, Neb., Integrates Genomics Into Food Security and Food Safety to Tackle the Pending Food Security Challenges," Jason Lilly, Neogen Corp., 1 p.m., A230 Animal Science Complex. Call 402-472-8066

MHDI Guest Lecture, "Social Network Techniques for Research with Hard-to-Reach Populations: The New York City Methampheta," Kirk Dombrowski, City University of New York, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., 202 Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center. Email nluginbill@gmail.com

CBA Spring 2013 Ethics Day Lecture, Mark Whitacre, 3:30 p.m., Lied Center for Performing Arts. Email jlawrence@unl.edu

Entomology Lecture, "Entomopathogenic Nematodes for Biological Control with Emphasis on Controlling Above-Soil Pests," Johan Pretorius, grad student, 4 p.m., Entomology Hall. Call 402-472-2123


Wednesday, Feb. 20

Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics seminar, “Mechanisms of Ethanol-Induced Steatosis, Terence Donohue, University of Nebraska Medial Center, noon, East Union. Call 402-472-3862

Olson Seminar, “Engaging Lifelong Learners in Natural History: Land-Grant Mission of the NU State Museum,” Priscilla Grew, 3:30 p.m., Great Plains Art Museum. Call 402-472-3964

Spring 2013 Water Seminar Series, “The New Local Politics of Water,” Megan Mullin, Temple University, 3:30 p.m., Hardin Hall. Call 402-472-7372

Biotechnology/Life Sciences Seminar Series, “Construction and Potential Applications of Engineered Minichromosomes in Plants,” Jim Birchler, University of Missouri, 3:30 p.m. reception, 4 p.m. lecture, Beadle Center. Call 402-472-2635


Thursday, Feb. 21

Biochemistry Graduate Student Seminar with Nipun Saini, noon, Beadle Center. Call 402-472-2932

Biological Sciences Seminar, "The Power of Fear: Quantifying the Total Impact of Predators, Liana Zanette, University of Western Ontario, 3:30 p.m., 112 Hamilton Hall.

Early Modern Papers presentation by graduate students Alyson Alvarez and Annie Bierman, 5 p.m., Bailey Library, 228 Andrews Hall.

Humanities on the Edge, “Going Home Ain’t Easy: A Politics of Ethics and Advocacy in Performance Ethnography,” E. Patrick Johnson, Northwestern University, 5:30 p.m., Sheldon Museum of Art. Call 402-472-1850


Friday, Feb. 22

Situational Awareness presentation, Officer Aaron Pembleton, noon, East Union. Call 402-472-2222

"Methods for Handling Missing Secondary Respondent Data," David Johnson and Rebeka Young, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., 707 Oldfather Hall. Call 402-472-7218.

Geography General Seminar, "The Metageographic Community Model," Katherine Nashleanas, 2 to 3:50 p.m., 163 Hardin Hall. Call 402-472-7531

Chemistry Colloquium, "Illuminating Chemical Interfaces with Plasmonics,” Jason Hafner, Rice University, 3:30 p.m., 112 Hamilton Hall. Call 402-472-3523

Clayton Yuetter International Trade Program Visting Scholar Lecture featuring Judith Dean, Brandeis University, 4 to 5 p.m., Law College. Email marilyn.m.hoskins@gmail.com.