Events

Date & TimeTitleGroup
February 20, 2018
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
American Quarterly Publishing WorkshopAsian American Studies Program
February 20, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Democratization and Gender Equality: Lessons from the Women's Movements in Thailand and IndonesiaEquality Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS)
February 20, 2018
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Professor Michael Bratton, Michigan State University, “Power Politics in Zimbabwe: The Robert Mugabe Era”Governance and Development Study Group
February 20, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Public Lecture: A Decolonial Guidebook to HawaiiAsian American Studies Program
February 20, 2018
5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Governance and Development Study Group: Prof. Michael Bratton, MSU, “Power Politics to Democratic Elections? Zimbabwe 2018”Governance and Development Study Group
February 20, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Unbound Citizens: Localities and Refugee SettlementOne Book One Northwestern 2017-2018
February 20, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Performance: Mad SongBlock Museum of Art
February 21, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Sandra Greene: Embracing HappenstanceProgram of African Studies
February 21, 2018
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
chikago - a reading by Theodora BauerDepartment of German
February 21, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Forum Language Tables: English (ESL), French, German, Portuguese, Spanish & Swahili Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)
February 21, 2018
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
The Black Revolution on CampusOne Book One Northwestern 2017-2018
February 21, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Global Café - William HurstInternational Studies
February 21, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Conversation: Artists’ Talk with Jen BervinBlock Museum of Art
February 22, 2018
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Janice RADWAY lecture on Girl Zines of the 1990s (University Library/CCHS)Center for Historical Studies
February 22, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Rosamond King: Considering Early Caribbean "Queerness"Program of African Studies
February 22, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Voices of Experience: The Value of Foreign Languages in the Working WorldForum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)
February 22, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Inextinguishable Fire: Harun Farocki RetrospectiveBlock Museum of Art
February 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Graduate Student Workshop with Antoine TraisnelDepartment of French and Italian
February 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Race, Ethnicity, and Politics WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
February 23, 2018
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Caracas´ Parque Central: The Architecture of the Venezuelan Violent StateDepartment of Spanish and Portuguese
February 23, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
EES Seminar Series: Vidya VenkataramananMcCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering
February 23, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
CHSS Workshop: Christian Davenport, "Intent, Intentionality and the (il)Legitimacy of the Rwandan Patriotic Front in 1994"Comparative-Historical Social Science Working Group (Buffett Institute)
February 23, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
"Intent, Intentionality and the (il)Legitimacy of the Rwandan Patriotic Front in 1994," by Prof. Davenport [University of Michigan] (Co-sponsored with CHSS Working Group)War & Society Working Group (Buffett Institute)
February 23, 2018
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Approaching Kurosawa’s RashomonDepartment of Asian Languages and Cultures
February 23, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Department Lecture Series: Antoine Traisnel Department of French and Italian
February 26, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Global Theory WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
February 26, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
IPR Colloquium: Quinn Mulroy (HDSP/IPR) - Enforcing Rights Protections: The Regulatory Power of Private Lawsuits and the American BureaucracyInstitute For Policy Research
February 26, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Iraqi Kurdistan and the Middle East after the Referendum on Independence — Morgan KaplanMiddle East and North African Studies
February 26, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
American Politics WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
February 26, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tacita de caféDepartment of Spanish and Portuguese
February 27, 2018
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
A Discussion of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's "The Vietnam War"Center for Historical Studies
February 27, 2018
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
The Italian Undergraduate Lecture Series- Maria Anna MarianiDepartment of French and Italian
February 27, 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Film Screening in the Department of GermanDepartment of German
February 28, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Matthew H. Brown: Breadlosers: Nollywood, State Television, and the Stakes of Masculine MelodramaProgram of African Studies
February 28, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Vincent Lloyd: Black Dignity - On Paul Robeson and International LawGlobal Politics and Religion Research Group (Buffett Institute)
February 28, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kaffeestunde [copy]Department of German
February 28, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dagmawi Woubshet: Love and Sexuality in James BaldwinProgram of African Studies
February 28, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cyborgs, Zombies, and Planets for Rent: Science Fiction in Contemporary Caribbean LiteratureAlice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
March 1, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crisis in Venezuela: Historical Perspectives and Potential SolutionsLatin American and Caribbean Studies
March 1, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
The Long Nineteenth Century Colloquium: Prof. Ivan Kreilkamp, “Meat, Flesh, Skin: Conrad’s The Secret Agent and ‘The Meat of Chicago’” English Department
March 1, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Le Ciné Club (3 of 4)Department of French and Italian
March 1, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Inextinguishable Fire: Harun Farocki RetrospectiveBlock Museum of Art
March 2, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Comparative Politics WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
March 2, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
LNCC Graduate Student Workshop: Ivan Kreilkamp, Scholarly Publishing Q&AEnglish Department
March 5, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Issues in the Political Theology of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt — Sarah EltantawiMiddle East and North African Studies
March 5, 2018
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Masculinities, Rollin' Coal, and Pollution Porn: Mediating Ecopiety and Its Discontents - Sarah McFarland TaylorAlice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
March 5, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tertulia/Study BreakDepartment of Spanish and Portuguese
March 6, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
2018 Admiral Alban Weber Lecture: Kathryn Sikkink - RSVP RequiredDepartment of Political Science
March 6, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Deportation Research Clinic: This Is What Deportation Looks LikeDeportation Research Clinic, Buffett Institute
March 6, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mirroring China's Past: Emperors, Scholars, and Their BronzesDepartment of Classics
March 6, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
“The Lunar Effect: Self-Loss and Cosmic Consciousness in the Mad-Queer 1970s” -- Abram J. Lewis (SPAN Postdoc Talk)The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN)
March 7, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Oludamini Ogunnaike: Philosophical Sufism in the Sokoto CaliphateProgram of African Studies
March 7, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Forum Language Tables: English (ESL), French, German, Portuguese, Spanish & Swahili Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)
March 7, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
ISITA Perspectives Symposium Series. Sharia Politics in Contemporary Nigeria - Sarah Eltantawi and Brandon KendhammerInstitute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa (ISITA)
March 8, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
The Politics of Compassion: the Sichuan Earthquake and Civic Engagement in ChinaEquality Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS)
March 8, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Inextinguishable Fire: Harun Farocki RetrospectiveBlock Museum of Art
March 9, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The Mirage of Development: The Sichuan Earthquake, One Decade LaterEquality Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS)
March 9, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
American Politics WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
March 9, 2018
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
10th Anniversary of the Sichuan EarthquakeEquality Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS)
March 9, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Artist Talk: Işıl Eğrikavuk Block Museum of Art
March 12, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
IPR Colloquium: Daniel Galvin (IPR/Political Science) - The Changing Politics of Workers' RightsInstitute For Policy Research
March 12, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Barbara Piperata, Ohio State University: Biocultural Dimensions of Food Insecurity in Nicaragua: Implications for maternal-child healthAnthropology Department
March 12, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Film Screening: Solver (John Ruby)Department of German
March 12, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Police Powers, the Anti-Slavery Movement, and the Origins of the Fourteenth Amendment: Kate MasurAlice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
March 13, 2018
WCAS Reading Period BeginsUniversity Academic Calendar
March 13, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Governance and Development Study Group Meeting 3: CameroonGovernance and Development Study Group
March 13, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Film Screening in the Department of GermanDepartment of German
March 14, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Final Kaffeestunde of Winter 2018Department of German
March 15, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Farrell Fellows & Faculty LunchDepartment of Political Science
March 15, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Le Ciné Club (4 of 4)Department of French and Italian
March 15, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Worlds/Otherwise: Poetics from the Afro-Atlantic Periphery The Latina and Latino Studies Program
March 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Department of Political Science & TGS Graduate Classics Cluster Presents Ryan BalotDepartment of Political Science
March 18, 2018
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Allan and Norma Harris Day of Jewish StudyThe Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies
March 19, 2018
Winter Examinations BeginUniversity Academic Calendar
March 22, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
German Speaker Series: Ilit FerberDepartment of German
March 26, 2018
Winter grades due at 3 p.m.University Academic Calendar
April 3, 2018
Spring Classes begin 8 a.m.University Academic Calendar
April 3, 2018
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Global Theory WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
April 4, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
April 4, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
ISITA Perspectives Symposium Series. Jihad and Its Enemies: New Perspectives from West Africa - Lamin Sanneh and Alexander ThurstonInstitute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa (ISITA)
April 5, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The HistoryMakers Digital Archive WorkshopUniversity Libraries
April 6, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
American Cultures Colloquium: Christine GerhardtEnglish Department
April 6, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
A National History of Infamy: Tracing the History of Truth in Modern Mexico - Pablo PiccatoAlice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
April 9, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Long Nineteenth Century Colloquium: Raevin Jimenez, "Domination of Youths: Gender, Generation, and Political Economic Transformation in Second Millennium South Africa"English Department
April 9, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Third Coast CFAR Seminar— Jenny Trinitapoli, PhDThird Coast Center for AIDS Research
April 9, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Keisha-Khan Perry, Brown University: Anthropology for Liberation: Ethnography is Not a LuxuryAnthropology Department
April 10, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Indigeneity and the Politics of the Floor: Writing and Performance PedagogyAlice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
April 11, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
April 11, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Re-inventing a Colonial Language to Tell an African StoryAlice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
April 12, 2018
Stephanie MoserDepartment of Classics
April 12, 2018
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Claude CLEGG lecture on African Americans during the Obama Years (CAAH/CCHS)Center for Historical Studies
April 12, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Medieval Colloquium: Samantha KellyEnglish Department
April 12, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Steven Ozuna LectureThe Latina and Latino Studies Program
April 13, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Race, Ethnicity, and Politics WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
April 13, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
CHSS Workshop: David BatemanComparative-Historical Social Science Working Group (Buffett Institute)
April 13, 2018
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Leo Bersani lectureDepartment of French and Italian
April 13, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Elevating the Mind Beyond Social AilmentsAlice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
April 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Eduardo Cadava, Princeton Univ., Learning to See: Susan Meiselas Department of German
April 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Global Theory WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
April 18, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
April 18, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Lingua Franca Spoken Word Movement - reading and performance at the Poetry FoundationAlice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
April 19, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Kate Ramsey: Powers of Imagination and Afro-Caribbean Healing in the Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century AtlanticGlobal Politics and Religion Research Group (Buffett Institute)
April 19, 2018
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Shane Butler, Johns Hopkins UniversityDepartment of Classics
April 19, 2018
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Boyce Medieval History lecture by Joel KAYE (History/CCHS)Center for Historical Studies
April 20, 2018
Conference on “Resistance in History: From Transgression to Transformation”Center for Historical Studies
April 20, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
American Politics & Race, Ethnicity, and Politics WorkshopsDepartment of Political Science
April 20, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
"Toward a Criminology of Genocide" by Professor Hollie Nyseth Brehm (The Ohio State University)War & Society Working Group (Buffett Institute)
April 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Comparative Politics WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
April 23, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kristina Douglass, Penn State University: Humanizing the Anthropocene of MadagascarAnthropology Department
April 23, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Can Non/Humans Tell the Truth? - Mira Balberg and Sylvester JohnsonAlice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
April 24, 2018
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Lynn THOMAS lecture (CCHS)Center for Historical Studies
April 24, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
“Songs of Praise in a Broken World: Leonard Cohen from “Story of Isaac” (1969) to “You Want It Darker” (2016)”, Manfred H. Vogel Memorial Lecture in Judaic StudiesThe Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies
April 25, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
April 25, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Buffett Award Lecture: Fred SwanikerBuffett Institute for Global Studies
April 27, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
"Leader Punishment in Civil War" by Alyssa K. Prorok – Univ. of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)War & Society Working Group (Buffett Institute)
May 1, 2018
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Prasenjit DUARA lecture (CCHS)Center for Historical Studies
May 2, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
May 2, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Telling the Truth About Climate Change - Naomi OreskesAlice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
May 3, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Long Nineteenth Century Colloquium: Timothy Barringer, "Thomas Cole's Atlantic Crossings"English Department
May 3, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Medieval Colloquium: Elisheva BaumgartenEnglish Department
May 3, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Latinx Scholars in the MakingThe Latina and Latino Studies Program
May 4, 2018
Chicago Area Social and Political Behavior (CAB) WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
May 4, 2018
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Pacific Island Studies Now SymposiumAsian American Studies Program
May 4, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
LNCC Graduate Student Workshop: Timothy Barringer on Curation and Using Visual Materials English Department
May 7, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Global Theory WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
May 7, 2018
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
"Last Yiddish Heroes: Lost and Found Songs of Soviet Jews during World War II", Philip M. and Ethel Klutznick Lecture in Jewish Civilization:The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies
May 8, 2018
Global AntiquitiesDepartment of Classics
May 8, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Immigration in the Ancient World - Dan-el Padilla PeraltaAlice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
May 9, 2018
Global AntiquitiesDepartment of Classics
May 9, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
May 9, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Antonella Sorace: Bilingualism MattersLinguistics Department
May 11, 2018
Conference on “Generations in History: Youth, Age, and Metrics of Cultural Change”Center for Historical Studies
May 11, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Comparative Politics WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
May 11, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Department Lecture Series: Cécile Alduy Department of French and Italian
May 14, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Sofia Samatar- 2018 Writers FestivalEnglish Department
May 15, 2018
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
"Water in Israel and the Middle East Transboundary Disputes and Collaborative Solutions"The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies
May 15, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Angela Morales- 2018 Writers Festival English Department
May 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
May 16, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Rowan Ricardo Phillips- 2018 Writers FestivalEnglish Department
May 18, 2018
Latinx Studies - Spring Symposium on AfroLatinidadesThe Latina and Latino Studies Program
May 21, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
LNCC Graduate Student Writing WorkshopEnglish Department
May 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
May 25, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Comparative Politics WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
May 30, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
May 31, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Adam Phillips lectureDepartment of French and Italian
June 1, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Leo Bersani - Adam Phillips ConversationDepartment of French and Italian
June 4, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Global Theory WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
June 6, 2018
WCAS Reading Period BeginsUniversity Academic Calendar
June 6, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
PAS Lunch & LectureProgram of African Studies
June 7, 2018
Symposium: Rethinking the 'Muslim World': Concepts, History, Law, Politics.” Global Politics and Religion Research Group (Buffett Institute)
June 11, 2018
Spring examinations beginUniversity Academic Calendar
June 18, 2018
Spring Grades Due at 3 p.m.University Academic Calendar