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Annual Academic Luncheon
8th Annual Academic Luncheon (2011)

The 8th Annual Academic Luncheon took place on Monday, 9 May 2011.

The keynote speaker was Shankar Vedantam.

Schaefer-Riley.jpg Shankar Vedantam is a national science writer and, between 2006 and 2009, was author of the weekly Department of Human Behavior column at The Washington Post.

He is the winner of several journalism awards and is the author of The Hidden Brain: How Our Unconscious Minds Elect Presidents, Control Markets, Wage Wars, and Save Our Lives.

  More About the Speaker

Online Bio:  Wikipedia: Shankar Vedantam

Essay: When Violence Masquerades as Virtue: A Brief History of Terrorism

Washington Post Magazine article: The Bias Test

Washington Post Article:  Culture and Mind: Psychiatry's Missing Diagnosis

Washington Post and Philadelphia Inquirer Articles

2010 Academic Luncheon Links
2011 Academic Luncheon PosterLunch Poster 2010 8.5 x 11.pdf
2011 Academic Luncheon Photos