University of Rochester

EVENT: Lecture on "How Einstein Became Famous: Religion, Science, and World War I"

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the Hawkins-Carlson Room, 105 Rush Rhees Library, on the University of Rochester's River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public.

February 10, 2006

Matthew Stanley will discuss "How Einstein Became Famous: Religion, Science, and World War I." He is an assistant professor of history at Iowa State University, where he teaches a course on science and religion in the graduate program in history of technology and science.

Stanley received his Bachelor of Arts degree in religion and his Bachelor of Science degree in optics from Rochester in 1998. He received his doctoral degree in the history of science from Harvard University. His forthcoming book is titled Practical Mystic: Religion and Science in the Life and Work of A.S. Eddington. Stanley's talk is sponsored by the Department of Religion and Classics, the Dean of the College, the Center for Judaic Studies, and the Undergraduate Religion and Classics Council.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact (585) 275-5378.




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