1. Harvard Thinks Big 2010 - Richard Wrangham - 'Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human'

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    Richard Wrangham, Professor of Biological Anthropology, speaks at Harvard Thinks Big 2010 on the significance of cooking in the process of human evolution. Professor Wrangham is Ruth Moore Professor…

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    • Harvard Thinks Big 2010 - Maria Tatar - 'Once Upon A Time'

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      Maria Tatar, Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature, speaks at Harvard Thinks Big 2010 on the significance of cultural stories, such as Little Red Riding Hood. Professor Tatar is the John…

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      • Harvard Thinks Big 2010 - Steven Pinker - 'Some Questions About Violence'

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        Steven Pinker, Professor of Psychology, speaks at Harvard Thinks Big 2010 on the question of whether social structures have rendered humanity more or less violent on the whole. Professor Pinker is…

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        • Harvard Thinks Big 2010 - Timothy McCarthy - 'Does Protest Have a Future?'

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          Timothy McCarthy, Lecturer on History and Literature, speaks at Harvard Thinks Big 2010 on the question of 'Does Protest Have a Future?' Professor McCarthy is Lecturer on History and Literature…

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          • Harvard Thinks Big 2010 - David Malan - 'And the Geek Shall Inherit the Earth'

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            David Malan, Lecturer on Computer Science, speaks at Harvard Thinks Big 2010 on the significance and meaning of computer programming. Professor Malan is Lecturer on Computer Science in Harvard's…

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            • Harvard Thinks Big 2010 - Matthew Kaiser - 'Killing the Boy'

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              Matthew Kaiser, Lecturer in English and American Literature and Language, speaks at Harvard Thinks Big 2010 on 'anti-boyism' and the construct of the boy as man's 'other other.' Professor…

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              • Harvard Thinks Big 2010 - Andrew Berry - 'Hunting for the Genes that Make Us Human'

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                Andrew Berry, Lecturer in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, speaks at Harvard Thinks Big 2010 on the process by which human evolution occurred. Professor Berry is a Lecturer in Organismic and Evolutionary…

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                • Harvard Thinks Big 2010 - Daniel Gilbert - 'Global Warming and Psychology'

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                  Daniel Gilbert, Professor of Psychology, speaks at Harvard Thinks Big 2010 on the psychological impulses that make it difficult for humans to confront the threat of global warming. Professor Gilbert…

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                  • Harvard Thinks Big 2010 - Glenda Carpio - 'Culture Makers From Below'

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                    Glenda Carpio, Professor of African and African American Studies, speaks at Harvard Thinks Big 2010 on the phenomenon of 'Culture Makers From Below' and what it means to create art in the…

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                    • Harvard Thinks Big 2010 - Diana Eck - 'Religion in the Age of Pluralism'

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                      Diana Eck, Professor of Comparative Religion, speaks at Harvard Thinks Big 2010 on 'Religion in the Age of Pluralism.' Professor Eck is Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies…

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