The University of San Francisco: College of Arts & Sciences

2014 College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Lecture Series

The Dean's lecture series is designed to encourage and promote dialogue around four strategic pillars: sustainability, diversity, internationalization, and academic excellence.

Twenty Years Later: Commemorating the Rwandan Genocide with Consolee Nishimwe

Tuesday, April 8 | 5:00 - 6.30 p.m.
Maraschi Room, Fromm Hall

Consolee Nishimew

Join Consolee Nishimew for a powerful conversation about her experience during the 1994 Rwandan genocide against Tutsis. Following the lecture, Consolee will sign copies of her memoir, Tested to the Limit: A Genocide Survivor's Story of Pain, Resilience, and Hope.

Guides to the Fourth Dimension: Edwin Abbott, Madeleine L'Engle, and Salvador Dali with Thomas Banchoff

Tuesday, April 22 | 5:00 - 6.30 p.m.
Xavier Auditorium, Fromm Hall

Edwin Abbott

What does the fourth dimension mean to artists like Salvador Dali and writers like Edwin Abbott Abbott and Madeleine L'Engle? Join Thomas Banchoff to see how interactive computer graphics makes it possible for us to explore shapes that extend our imaginations into the fourth dimension.

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