Spring 2015 Kendon Smith Lecture Series Announced

Posted on March 17, 2015

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The spring Kendon Smith Lecture Series will be held on Thursday, April 9th and Friday, April 10th. The event is sponsored by the Department of Psychology and attendance is free and open to the public. This year’s topic is, “Self in a Social World: Social Psychological Perspectives on Self and Identity”


Schedule for April 9th

We Are All Flawed Intellects But Unaware of It

Dr. David Dunning (1:45 pm – 3:00 pm)

Professor of Psychology

Cornell University


The Social Self: Relationships in the Egosystem and the Ecosystem

Dr. Jennifer Crocker (3:15 pm – 4:30 pm)

Professor of Psychology

Ohio State University


Schedule for April 10th

Identity Based Motivation: Core Processes and Intervention Examples

Dr. Daphna Oyserman (9:00 am – 10:15 am)

Dean’s Professor of Psychology

University of Southern California


The Psychology of Change: Self-Affirmation and Social Psychological Intervention

Dr. Geoffrey Cohen (10:30 am – 11:45 pm)

Professor of Psychology

Stanford University


Additional information is available from Melanie Carter, mdnicker@uncg.edu, (336) 334-5480, or on the KSL website at:  http://psy.uncg.edu/kendon-smith-lecture-series-april-9-and-10-2015/

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