Mar. 27, 2013 by Pat Tully
Title: Faults, Friction and Earthquake Prediction: Learning about Seismogenesis by Studying Ancient Faults from Connecticut, Italy, & Greece.
Speaker: Wesleyan Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences Phillip Resor.
When: Thursday, April 4, 2013, 5pm
Where: Usdan University Center, Rm. 108
This lecture is free and open to the public.
The Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences is the third-oldest learned society in the United States, founded in 1799 in New Haven “…to cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest and happiness of a free and virtuous people…” Wesleyan University has had a representative on the governing council of the Academy since 1974; most recently Peter Frenzel, Professor of German Studies Emeritus, represented Wesleyan. Just this past year Pat Tully, Wesleyan University Librarian, has become the Wesleyan representative.
The purpose of the Academy is the dissemination of scholarly information via publications and lectures. The Academy holds eight lectures each year, including the annual lecture at Wesleyan, which provide an opportunity to hear distinguished scholars speak about their work.
Since 1810, the Academy has published scholarly works on a variety of topics. It currently has three series: Memoirs are monographs or booklength publications; Transactions are essays in history, economics, mathematics, archeology, languages, literature, and the natural sciences, and most recently, articles of an interdisciplinary nature; and A Manual of the Writings in Middle English is the definitive reference source in its field. The Academy welcomes the submission of scholarly manuscripts for possible publication.
Membership in the Academy is by nomination. If you are interested in becoming a member or learning more about the Academy, please email email@example.com