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Daily Archive for April 8th, 2009

Tomorrow (April 9): Free University is a Gainesville-area movement to bring University-quality education to residents for free. Teachers and students — meaning anybody who wants to go — meet voluntarily to learn in weekly seminars. This week, the topic is Human Sexuality. 7 p.m. at the Civic Media Center (433 N. Main St.).

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Thursday (April 9): Dr. Jared Diamond, a professor of geography at UCLA and a Pulitzer Prize winner, will discuss his new book, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed. In “Collapse”, Diamond argues that environmental problems often cause ancient and modern societies — from the Vikings in Greenland to Rwanda — to fall apart. […]

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