Spring 2021 Dialogue Series: 4C the Future

Join us virtually for our inaugural UCI Brain Dialogue Series, 4C the Future. Faculty from across the UCI campus will discuss the following themes:

  • Compassion
  • Consciousness
  • Collective Memory
  • Creativity

These events are free and open to the public.

About the Dialogue Series

The UCI Brain Dialogue series is a monthly forum that brings together researchers studying one phenomenon from various perspectives. Events will include 10-minutes presentations from 3-4 invited speakers, followed by a moderated discussion and Q&A. This series is designed for both academics and the public.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

CONSCIOUSNESS

Monday, April 19 – 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Featured Speakers

Yama Akbari

Yama Akbari

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery

Donald Hoffman

Donald Hoffman

Professor of Cognitive Sciences
and Philosophy

Megan Peters

Megan Peters

Assistant Professor of
Cognitive Sciences

Theresa Jean Tanenbaum

Assistant Professor in the Department of Informatics

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COLLECTIVE MEMORY

Monday, May 17 – 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Featured Speakers

Margaret Gilbert

Distinguished Professor of  Philosophy

Erika Hayasaki

Associate Professor of
Literary Journalism

Judith Kroll

Distinguished Professor,
Department of Language Science

Mark Andrew LeVine

Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History

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CREATIVITY

Monday, June 21 – 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Featured Speakers

Ruth Benca

Chair, Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Linda Palmer

Project Scientist, School of Biological Sciences

Bryan Reynolds

Chancellor’s Professor & Claire Trevor Professor

S. Ama Wray

Associate Professor of Dance

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PAST EVENTS:

COMPASSION

Monday, March 22 – 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Featured Speakers

Nancy Guerra

Nancy Guerra

Dean of the School of Social Ecology and Professor of Psychological Science

Sherine Hamdy

Sherine Hamdy

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Richard Matthew

Richard Matthew

Professor & Director of the Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation

Julian Thayer

Julian Thayer

Distinguished Professor of Psychological Science