Science and Technology Lectures

Ramez Naam

Ramez Naam
Books by Ramez Naam available through PCC Library.

Each year PCC Library distributes a limited number of free tickets to the Linus Pauling Memorial Lectures (aka Science and Technology Lectures) on behalf of Academic and Student Affairs (ASA). Pick up tickets at the Cascade, Rock Creek, Southeast, and Sylvania library checkout desks. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Students can pick up one ticket to any lecture starting two weeks before that lecture. Starting one week before a lecture, remaining tickets will be distributed to requesting students, faculty and staff.

All lectures take place at the First Congregational Church (1126 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR) and begin at 7:00 pm. Thank you and enjoy the lectures!

2015-2016 Schedule

Dr. Alva Noë
Strange Tools: Art and Human Nature | October 29, 2015

Ramez Naam
More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement | November 19, 2015

Dr. Shannon Vallor
Technomorality: A Survival Guide for Advanced Species | January 14, 2016

Dr. Eugene Koonin
The Surprising Role of Viruses in Biological Evolution | February 18, 2016

Dr. Wally Rhines
Secure Silicon: Enabling Safety for the Internet of Things | March 10, 2016

Dr. Ian Tattersall
Masters of the Planet: The Search for Our Human Origins | April 14, 2016

Terry Bristol
Rethinking the Second Law of Thermodynamics | May 6, 2016

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