Weekly Discussions Fall 2014 Series

Join the TEDxSMU team for a weekly talk series.  We watch a TEDTalk from the TED.com archives and have a lively discussion.  The TEDTalk will change at each meeting, and all members of the SMU and Dallas communities are welcome.

When:  Tuesdays at 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Where: Deason Innovation Gym, Garden Level of Caruth Hall

August 26: Tim Berners-Lee, “A Magna Carta for the web”

September 2: Margaret Gould Stewart, “How giant websites design for you (and a billion others, too)”

September 9: Jackson Katz, “Violence against women –  it’s a men’s issue”

September 16: Colin Stokes, “How movies teach manhood”

September 23: Chimamanda Ngozi, “We should all be feminists”

September 30: Zak Ebrahim, “I am the son of a terrorist.  Here’s how I chose peace”

October 7: Michael Green, “What the Social Progress Index can reveal about your country”

October 14:  No Weekly Discussion due to Fall Break

October 21: Myriam Sidibe, “The simple power of hand-washing”

October 28: No Weekly Discussion due to TEDxKids@SMU (10/31) and TEDxSMU (11/1)

November 4: Jeremy Heimans, “What new power looks like”

November 11: Will Marshall, “Tiny satellites show us the Earth as it changes in near-real-time”

November 18: Vincent Moon and Nana Vasconcelos, “Hidden music rituals around the world”

November 25: Jeff Iliff, “One more reason to get a good night’s sleep”

December 2:  Ben Saunders, “To the South Pole and back – the hardest 105 days of my life”


This will be our last discussion of the semester. Good luck on Finals SMU students!


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