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Past Meetings and Events - 2007

Recordings available where noted.

December 2007

Tuesday, December 18, 2007
Meeting - Washington, DC
Educating All Children: The Move Toward Universal Secondary Education
Location: Council on Foreign Relations
Speakers:
Joel E. Cohen, Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of Populations at the Rockefeller University; head of the Laboratory of Populations at the Rockefeller and Columbia Universities; Professor of Populations in the Earth Institute, Columbia University
Melissa Binder, Associate Professor of Economics, University of New Mexico
Gene Sperling, Director, Center for Universal Education, Council on Foreign Relations
Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Stated Meeting - Cambridge
Performing the Passion: J.S. Bach and the Gospel of John
Location: House of the Academy
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Sacred Music at Yale University
Speaker:
Margot E. Fassler, Robert S. Tangeman Professor of Music History and Director, Institute of Sacred Music, Yale University
Performers:
Ian Howell, countertenor
Abigail Haynes, soprano
Monday, December 3, 2007
Stated Meeting - New York
Sustainable Cities
Location: Hearst Tower
Welcome:
Frank A. Bennack, Jr., Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee, Hearst Corporation
Speakers:
Joel E. Cohen, Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of Populations at the Rockefeller University; head of the Laboratory of Populations at the Rockefeller and Columbia Universities; Professor of Populations in the Earth Institute, Columbia University
Daniel L. Doctoroff, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Rebuilding, New York City
Martin Filler, architecture critic

November 2007

Tuesday, November 29, 2007
Book Hour - Cambridge
A Second Opinion: Rescuing America’s Health Care
Location: House of the Academy
Speaker:
Arnold S. Relman, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Former Editor-in-Chief, New England Journal of Medicine
Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Stated Meeting - Berkeley
The World's Energy Problem and What We Can Do About ItAudio
Location: University of California, Berkeley
Welcome:
Robert Birgeneau, Chancellor, University of California, Berkeley
Speaker:
Steven Chu, Director, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Stated Meeting - Cambridge
Harvard University's New Allston Campus
Location: House of the Academy
Moderator:
Robert Campbell, architect and architecture critic, The Boston Globe
Speakers:
Stefan Behnisch, principal, Behnisch Architekten
Christopher Gordon, Chief Operating Officer, Allston Development Group, Harvard University
Saturday, November 10, 2007
Stated Meeting - Chicago
The Disappearance of SpeciesAudio
Location: Field Museum of Chicago
Welcome:
John W. McCarter, Jr., President and CEO, Field Museum
Speakers:
May Berenbaum, Professor of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Neil L. Shubin, Provost of Academic Affairs, Field Museum; Associate Dean of Organismal and Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago

October 2007

October 15, 2007
Stated Meeting - Stanford
Nuclear Power Without Nuclear Proliferation?Audio
Location: Stanford University
Welcome:
John Hennessy, President, Stanford University
Moderator:
Scott Sagan, Co-Director, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University
Panel:
Alexei Arbatov, Program Co-Chair for Non-Proliferation, Carnegie Moscow Center
Thomas H. Isaacs, Director, Office of Policy, Planning, and Special Studies, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
William Perry, Michael & Barbara Berberian Professor and Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University
Sunday, October 7, 2007
Stated Meeting - Cambridge
Energy and Climate ChangeAudio
Location: House of the Academy
Moderator:
Richard Meserve, President, Carnegie Institution for Science; former Chairman, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Speaker:
Rosina Bierbaum, Dean, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan
William Reilly, President and CEO, Aqua International Partners LP; former Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
Richard Revesz, Dean and Lawrence King Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
Saturday, October 6, 2007
227th Induction Ceremony - CambridgeAudio
Location: Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
Speakers:
Bonnie Bassler, Squibb Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton University
Rodney Brooks, Panasonic Professor of Robotics, MIT; Founder and Chief Technology Officer, iRobot Corp.
Christopher Edley, Jr., Dean, Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley
Jessye Norman, opera singer and solo recitalist
Billie Tsien, architect; William Henry Bishop Visiting Professor, Yale School of Architecture
Robert Zimmer, President, University of Chicago.

May 2007

Monday, May 14, 2007
Campus Meeting - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Debt and Metaphor
Location: University of Michigan
Host:
Mary Sue Coleman, President, University of Michigan
Speaker:
Teresa Sullivan, Provost, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan
Wednesday, May 9, 2007
Spring Concert and Annual Meeting - Cambridge
An Evening of Chamber Music
Location: House of the Academy
Performers:
Abraham Appleman, violin
Edward Arron, cello
Ronald Arron, viola
Jeewon Park, piano
Monday, May 7, 2007
Stated Meeting - Chicago
Location: Northwestern Univeristy
Introduction:
Henry S. Bienen, President, Northwestern University
Speakers:
Darlene Clark Hine, Board of Trustees Professor of African American Studies and Professor of History, Northwestern University
J. Larry Jameson, Irving S. Cutter Professor of Medicine and Incoming Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Barbara Newman, Professor of English, Religion, and Classics and John Evans Professor of Latin Language and Literature, Northwestern University

April 2007

Friday - Sunday, April 27 - 29, 2007
THE PUBLIC GOOD:
Knowledge as the Foundation of a Democratic Society.
Audio
Location: Washington, DC
Joint Meeting of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and the American Philosophical Society in collaboration with the National Academy of Sciences and the Library of Congress.

March 2007

Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Meeting - New York
Presentation on the Academy's Universal Education Project at the Foreign Policy Association
Speaker:
Joel Cohen, Head of Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller University & Columbia University
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Stated Meeting and Joint Meeting with the Boston Athenaeum - Cambridge
An Evening with Galway Kinnell
Location: House of the Academy
Introduction:
Rosanna Warren, Emma MacLachlan Metcalf Professor of the Humanities, Boston University
Speaker:
Galway Kinnell, poet
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Stated Meeting - Cambridge
Education in the Developing World
Location: House of the Academy
Speakers:
David E. Bloom, Professor of Economics and Demography and chairman of the Department of Population and International Health at the Harvard School of Public Health
Michael Kremer, Gates Professor of Developing Societies, Harvard University
Gene B. Sperling, Council on Foreign Relations

February 2007

Monday, February 26, 2007
Stated Meeting - Stanford
Stem Cells: Politics and PromiseAudio
Location: Stanford University
Introduction:
John Hennessy, President, Stanford University
Speaker:
Irving Weissman, Virginia and D.K. Ludwig Professor for Clinical Investigation in Cancer Research; Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center; Director, Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine; Stanford University School of Medicine
Wednesday, February 7, 2007
Stated Meeting - Cambridge
Stem Cell Challenges in Biology and Public Policy
Location: House of the Academy
Introduction:
Harvey F. Lodish, Professor of Biology & Bioengineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Speaker:
Douglas Melton, Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences, Harvard University
Friday, February 2, 2007
Symposium in collaboration with Harvard University and the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Is There Science Underlying Truth Detection?
Location: House of the Academy
Panel One: The Science and Imaging of Deception
Moderator:
Emilio Bizzi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Presenters:
Elizabeth Phelps, New York University
Marcus E. Raichle, Washington University School of Medicine
Nancy Kanwisher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Panel Two: The Legal, Ethical, and Privacy Implications of Imaging
Moderator:
Steven Hyman, Harvard University
Presenters:
Henry Greely, Stanford Law School
Stephen Morse, University of Pennsylvania
Jed Rakoff, United States District Court, District of New York
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Dartmouth College

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