7:00-8:15 p.m. in Lovejoy 100 (with exceptions as noted)

Sept. 12 – The Origins of Origins — and a Few Different Origins
Jim Fleming (STS) and Gianluca Rizzo (French and Italian)

Sept. 19 –¬†The Big Bang and the Origin of the Universe
Dale Kocevski (Astronomy)

Sept. 26 – Origin and Evolution of the Earth
David Bercovici (Yale University)

Oct. 3 – Origins of the Royal Society, Origins of the Novel
Aaron Hanlon (English)

Oct. 10 at 4:00 p.m. – Origins at the Colby Museum (special time, meet in the Museum lobby)
Shalini Le Gall (Museum)

Oct. 24 – Novelties, innovation and the adjacent possible
Vittorio Loreto (Università La Sapienza, Roma)

Oct. 27 at 4:00 p.m. – Origins of Brains (special event for Family Homecoming Weekend)
Josh Martin (Biology)

Oct. 31 – Voice and Verse: At the Origins of Contemporary Poetry
Stefano Colangelo (Università di Bologna)

Nov. 7 – In Search of the Origins of National Identity in Southeast Asia
Arnout Van Demeer (History)

Nov. 14 – Origins of the Origin of Species
Janet Browne (Harvard University)

Nov. 21Origins of Superheroes
Chris Gavaler (Washington and Lee University)

Nov. 28 – The Origins of Science and the History of Science
Elena Aronova (U.C. Santa Barbara)

Dec. 5 – Celebration of Research by students in AR287 (Artists’ Books), IT397 (Zine!), and ST232 ( Origins Seminar)
meet at 7:00 p.m. in Parker-Reed Room, Alumni Center, with refreshments.