document.write("\u003cdiv class=\"feedevent\"\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"title\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://calendar.swarthmore.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?view=EventDetails&eventidn=16436&information_id=44448&type=&syndicate=syndicate\" target=\"blank\" \u003eExhibition: Trouvelot and the Art of Astronomy\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"regspaces\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"enddate\"\u003e12/03/2017\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"starttime\"\u003eAll Day\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"endtime\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"recurrence\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"description\"\u003e\u003cspan id=\"docs-internal-guid-5612e380-7635-f340-ed7c-f3be47e6b948\" style=\"font-size: 12pt; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; font-family: Avenir;\"\u003eThis exhibition features rare large chromolithographs of astronomical drawings created by French artist Étienne Trouvelot in the late 19th century, which were originally part of the Sproul Observatory Library collection. Also on display are lantern slides, glass negatives, and photographs of astronomical phenomena, expeditions, and scenes from Swarthmore taken by Swarthmore astronomy faculty in the early 20th century.\r\n\u003c/span\u003e\u003cbr /\u003e\r\n\u003cstyle type=\"text/css\"\u003e\r\n p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px \u0027Gill Sans Light\u0027}\r\n\u003c/style\u003e\r\n\u003cstyle type=\"text/css\"\u003e\r\n p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px \u0027Gill Sans Light\u0027}\r\n\u003c/style\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"contact\"\u003eSusan Dreher, sdreher1@swarthmore.edu, 610.328.7324\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"location\"\u003eMcCabe Library : McCabe Lobby\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"image\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"http://calendar.swarthmore.edu/calendar/displaymedia.aspx?whatToDo=picture&id=4726\" border=\"0\" alt=\"Exhibition poster\" /\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"thumbnail\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"http://calendar.swarthmore.edu/calendar/displaymedia.aspx?whatToDo=picture&thumbnail=thumbnail&thumbnailwidth=100&id=4726&square=N\" border=\"0\" alt=\"Exhibition poster\" /\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"category\"\u003eArts & Culture, Exhibit, Library, Public Events, Student Events\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"extrainfo\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"sponsor\"\u003ePhysics & Astronomy\r\nSwarthmore College Libraries\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"opento\"\u003eThe Public\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"startdate\"\u003e10/11/2017\u003c/div\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"feedevent\"\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"title\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://calendar.swarthmore.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?view=EventDetails&eventidn=16588&information_id=44792&type=&syndicate=syndicate\" target=\"blank\" \u003eJumble Drop-off\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"regspaces\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"enddate\"\u003e10/22/2017\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"starttime\"\u003e12:00 PM\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"endtime\"\u003e4:00 PM\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"recurrence\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"description\"\u003e\u003cbr /\u003e\r\nDROP OFF YOUR GENTLY USED TREASURES AT SWARTHMORE FRIENDS MEETING!\r\nDrop-off for Jumble – Sunday, October 22 from noon -4 PM\r\nSwarthmore Friends Meeting invites the community to drop off its gently used treasures, to be sold at our Jumble Sale on October 28.\r\n\u003cbr /\u003e\r\n\u003cbr /\u003e\r\nWe welcome donations of gently used furniture, kitchen items, linens, plants and garden items, books, jewelry, tools, electronics, etc. So clean out your attics, basements, and closets, and come to Swarthmore Friends Meeting, 12 Whittier Place, Swarthmore, PA 19081 (on the Swarthmore College campus). \u003cbr /\u003e\r\n\u003cbr /\u003e\r\nWe will unload your car for you.\r\nPlease find other places to take these items: used computers, monitors, and printers; clothing; stuffed animals, mugs, records, car seats and strollers, and anything with a compressor.\r\nFor directions and info, please call the meeting office at 610-328-8699.\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"contact\"\u003eMary Titus, meeting@swarthmore.edu, 610-328-8699\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"location\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"image\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"thumbnail\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"category\"\u003ePublic Events\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"extrainfo\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"sponsor\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"opento\"\u003eThe Public\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"startdate\"\u003e10/22/2017\u003c/div\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"feedevent\"\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"title\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://calendar.swarthmore.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?view=EventDetails&eventidn=16241&information_id=44017&type=&syndicate=syndicate\" target=\"blank\" \u003eScott Associates Fall Celebration: Are \"Alien\" Plants \"Bad\"? by Doug Tallamy\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"regspaces\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"enddate\"\u003e10/22/2017\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"starttime\"\u003e4:00 PM\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"endtime\"\u003e6:00 PM\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"recurrence\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"description\"\u003eLang Music Building\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe expense of fighting alien plant invasions and the unpopularity\r\nof restricting the sale of ornamental invasives have motivated several\r\npublic figures to question the wisdom of continuing to battle invasive\r\nplants. After all, they argue, if an alien plant helps a particular\r\nbutterfly, bird, or bee, why not embrace it? \u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eUsing data from several studies, Doug Tallamy, professor of\r\nEntomology at the University of Delaware, answers this and related\r\nquestions, showing that we can determine the overall impact of alien\r\nplants on our ecosystems only by comparing what is gained from their\r\nuse with what is lost when they replace native plant communities.\r\nIntroduced plants are not the ecological equivalents of the native\r\nplants they displace because they do not support the diverse and stable\r\nfood webs that run our ecosystems. \u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eExchanging plants that support all of our animal diversity for\r\nplants that support only a few species is ecologically indefensible.\r\nDoug is the author of \u003cem\u003eBringing Nature Home\u003c/em\u003e and \u003cem\u003eThe Living Landscape\u003c/em\u003e (co-authored with Rick Darke). \u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://support.scottarboretum.org/scott-associates-fall-celebration/\"\u003eRSVP here.\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThis event is free and the public is welcome. \u003c/p\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"contact\"\u003escott@swarthmore.edu, (610) 328–8025\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"location\"\u003eLang Music Building\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"image\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"thumbnail\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"category\"\u003ePublic Events, Scott Arboretum\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"extrainfo\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"sponsor\"\u003eScott Arboretum of Swarthmore College\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"opento\"\u003eThe Public\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"startdate\"\u003e10/22/2017\u003c/div\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"feedevent\"\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"title\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://calendar.swarthmore.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?view=EventDetails&eventidn=16615&information_id=44850&type=&syndicate=syndicate\" target=\"blank\" \u003eLunch Hour Concert Series: Navdeep Maini, David Wible, Franz Kristoffer\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"regspaces\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"enddate\"\u003e10/23/2017\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"starttime\"\u003e12:30 PM\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"endtime\"\u003e1:00 PM\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"recurrence\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"description\"\u003eMusic students Navdeep Maini \u002719, David Wible \u002718, and Franz Kristoffer \u002721 will perform on guitar and piano in Parrish Parlors.\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"contact\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"location\"\u003eParrish : Parrish East Parlor\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"image\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"thumbnail\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"category\"\u003eAcademic Departments & Programs, Concert, Performance, Public Events\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"extrainfo\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"sponsor\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"opento\"\u003eThe Public\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"startdate\"\u003e10/23/2017\u003c/div\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"feedevent\"\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"title\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://calendar.swarthmore.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?view=EventDetails&eventidn=16307&information_id=44182&type=&syndicate=syndicate\" target=\"blank\" \u003ePeace and Conflict Studies Presents: Prof. Jo-Anne Hart\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"regspaces\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"enddate\"\u003e10/23/2017\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"starttime\"\u003e7:00 PM\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"endtime\"\u003e8:30 PM\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"recurrence\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"description\"\u003e\u003cspan id=\"docs-internal-guid-c6aaa12f-52af-951a-5d78-0ab61bac71e6\"\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\r\n\u003cp dir=\"ltr\" style=\"line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"background-color: transparent; font-size: 12pt; font-weight: 700; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; font-family: \u0027Times New Roman\u0027;\"\u003eJo-Anne Hart\u003c/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-family: \u0027Times New Roman\u0027; font-size: 16px;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; font-family: \u0027Times New Roman\u0027;\"\u003e is adjunct professor at the Watson Institute and professor at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. She specializes in US security in the Persian Gulf, with particular reference to Iran. \u003c/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"background-color: transparent; white-space: pre-wrap; font-family: \u0027Times New Roman\u0027;\"\u003eHart also works as a practitioner in international conflict resolution: she is active with the international NGO Search for Common Ground, where she also serves on the Board of Directors. She has worked with the US military for more than a decade.\r\nHart has years of experience in simulations, in security decision making exercises both as a participant at the national level and in designing simulations to support her own teaching. She gives briefings to senior military leaders and has lectured widely in the US and abroad.\r\n\u003c/span\u003e\u003cbr /\u003e\r\nHer lecture, \u003cspan style=\"background-color: transparent; font-weight: 700; white-space: pre-wrap;\"\u003eField Notes from Two Decades Pursuing Conflict Transformation Between the US and Iran\u003c/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"background-color: transparent; white-space: pre-wrap;\"\u003e, asks the following question: \u003c/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"white-space: pre-wrap;\"\u003eWhy has it been so difficult to ease the longstanding hostility between the US and Iran despite mutual interests which could be well served?\r\nSpeaking from her own experience taking part in unofficial, so-called Track Two, talks with Iranian negotiators since 1996, Prof. Hart will illustrate the process of seeking conflict resolution. At the same time, she is an invited expert for various US military exercises where she encourages threat reduction with Iran.  Hart will describe the back-channel process she initiated with Iranians and other key stakeholders in the Persian Gulf to avoid a naval incident at sea in those crowded and critical waters.\r\nThis event is open to the public.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cspan style=\"font-family: \u0027Times New Roman\u0027; font-size: 16px;\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr /\u003e\r\n\u003c/span\u003e\u003cspan id=\"docs-internal-guid-c6aaa12f-52af-951a-5d78-0ab61bac71e6\" style=\"font-family: \u0027Times New Roman\u0027; font-size: 16px;\"\u003e\u003cbr /\u003e\r\n\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"contact\"\u003eEliana Yankelev, eyankel1@swarthmore.edu, (610) 328-7676\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"location\"\u003eKohlberg : Kohlberg, Scheuer Room\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"image\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"http://calendar.swarthmore.edu/calendar/displaymedia.aspx?whatToDo=picture&id=4767\" border=\"0\" alt=\"US/Iran Flag\" /\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"thumbnail\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"http://calendar.swarthmore.edu/calendar/displaymedia.aspx?whatToDo=picture&thumbnail=thumbnail&thumbnailwidth=100&id=4767&square=N\" border=\"0\" alt=\"US/Iran Flag\" /\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"category\"\u003eAcademic Calendar, Academic Departments & Programs, Home Page Highlight, Intercultural Center, Lang Center, Public Events, Student Events\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"extrainfo\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"sponsor\"\u003ePeace and Conflict Studies, Arabic, History, Political Science, Islamic Studies, Sociology and Anthropology, and the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"opento\"\u003eThe Public\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv class=\"startdate\"\u003e10/23/2017\u003c/div\u003e\u003c/div\u003e");