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Thursday, May 10, 2007

The Ford Hall Forum presents a discussion with author and environmentalist Paul Hawken, whose latest work dissects the roots of the global environmental and social justice movements. At 6:30 p.m. at the Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington St. in Boston. Call 617-482-6439.

The Notable Books Series at the Countway Library of Medicine presents a lecture and book signing with Dr. Arnold S. Relman, former editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, who has just published ‘‘A Second Opinion: Rescuing America’s Health Care.’’ At 4:30 p.m. in the Minot Room of the Countway Library, 10 Shattuck St. in Boston. Call 617-432-2147.

Harvard history of science professor Janet Browne will discuss the achievements of anti-evolution scientist Louis Agassiz. At 6 p.m. at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St. in Cambridge. Call 617-495-4035 or go to

David Lisak of UMass-Boston will talk about the causes and consequences of interpersonal violence. From 10 a.m. to noon at La Alianza Hispana, 409 Dudley St. in Roxbury. RSVP requested by today. Call 617-427-7175 Ext. 204. or e-mail

The Museum of Science presents an afternoon of talks from a variety of leading female scientists, including MIT chemistry professor Catherine Drennan, epidemiologist Dr. Eva Schernhammer, and MIT professor Angela Belcher. There will also be hands-on demonstrations on creating DNA models. From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the museum, 1 Science Park in Boston. Call 617-723-2500 or go to

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