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Event: Psychologist, Author Dacher Keltner Discusses 'Kind and Civil Society' at Albion College Isaac Symposium
Date: Thursday, April 19th, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM
Organization: Albion College
Location: Albion College Norris Science Complex Towsley Hall
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Contact: Michael Van Houten
Phone: 517-629-0382
Description: A renowned researcher in the
study of emotion discusses
“The civil and kind society
for Albion College's Joseph
S. Calvaruso Keynote Address
on Thursday, April 19, at 7
p.m. in the College's
Goodrich Chapel, concluding
the 2018 Elkin R. Isaac
Student Research Symposium.
Amy Wakeland, '91, current
First Lady of Los Angeles,
presents the opening Isaac
Alumni Lecture on
Wednesday, April 18, at 7:30
p.m., in the Norris Center
Towsley Hall.

Dacher Keltner, director of
the Social Interaction Lab
at the University of
California, Berkeley, is the
author of the best-selling
"Born to Be Good: The
Science of a Meaningful
Life" (2009). Through his
research and teaching, he
focuses on the biological
and evolutionary origins of
compassion, awe, love,
beauty, power, social class
and inequality. He has
written for The New York
Times Magazine, The Times of
London and Utne Reader, and
served as a scientific
consultant for the highly
acclaimed 2015 Pixar film
"Inside Out."

In morning and afternoon
sessions on Thursday, April
19, more than 100 students
will present their research
and scholarship during the
Symposium, which honors
alumnus Elkin R. "Ike"
Isaac, '48, who served for
25 years at Albion as a
coach, professor and
athletic director. Isaac
later taught and served as
athletic director for the
University of the Pacific.
The Symposium was
established in 1991 by
Isaac's former students and
team members.

All Symposium events are
free and open to the public.
For further information,
visit the Symposium Web
site, or contact Symposium
coordinator Michael Van
Houten at or 517/629-0382.
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