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Literary Events Across Northwestern

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Faculty & Fellows Colloquium: Nancy Qian

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Nancy Qian is the James J. O'Connor Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences at the Kellogg School of Management. Prior...

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Thinking Andean Studies Conference

12:00 PM - 9:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

The Thinking Andean Studies Conference is an interdisciplinary event that showcases the increasing number of scholars conducting research in and...

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Thinking Andean Studies Conference

8:30 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

The Thinking Andean Studies Conference is an interdisciplinary event that showcases the increasing number of scholars conducting research in and...

multi-day

2019 SPAN Workshop

All day, sponsored by The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN)

Annual SPAN Workshop. Keynote on Thursday evening. Sessions continue Friday. More details to come.

Apr
4
2019

Digital Reporting in Indigenous Communities

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR)

The Northwestern University community is invited to an open forum panel discussion that will prepare journalists for working in Indigenous...

Apr
5
2019

Censorship and Self-Censorship in India

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Religious Studies Department

Lecture By Wendy Doniger, Professor Emeritus of the History of Religions at the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations,...

Apr
8
2019

AMST Applications Due

All day, sponsored by American Studies Program

Applications for the Program in American Studies are due by 5:00 pm on Monday, April 8th. Please submit the application...

Apr
8
2019

Permission as Material — Jill Magid

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

SPRING 2019 KEYNOTE of THE SECURITY DIALOGUES Jill Magid will discuss projects related to security, intimacy, and access. This talk is co-sponsored...

Apr
9
2019

Summer Research Fest

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN)

The SPAN Summer Research Fest will feature brief, informal research presentations from graduate students who received a research grant from...

Apr
15
2019

Brazilian Literary Spring (Printemps Literaire)

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Brazilian Literature Conference bringing together a group of voices and minds for readings and talks in both English and Portuguese.

Apr
17
2019

Gender & Sexuality Studies Undergraduate Lunch

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Join us for the spring installment of quarterly lunches for students. Meet current GSS students, staff, and faculty. This lunch will...

Apr
23
2019

SPAN Summer Research Fest

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN)

The SPAN Summer Research Fest will feature brief, informal research presentations from graduate students who received a research grant from...

Apr
25
2019

Reporting Islam: Media, Policy, Politics

All day, sponsored by Global Politics and Religion Research Group (Buffett Institute)

This international symposium will bring scholars of Islam, international and public affairs, education, race, and law together with practicing journalists...

Apr
25
2019

Catharine MacKinnon: Butterfly Politics

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Professor MacKinnon will address the politics and law of sexual harassment, focusing on its violation of equality rights, considering the...

Apr
26
2019

Trans-Saharan Exchange and the Global Medieval Symposium

9:30 AM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Myers Symposium, April 26, 2019Organized by Christina Normore and Kathleen Bickford Berzock Trans-Saharan Exchange and the Global MedievalVisual and Cultural Studies...

Apr
29
2019

AMST Applicants Notified

All day, sponsored by American Studies Program

Applicants to the Program in American Studies will be notified if they have been accepted by the end of the...

May
6
2019

MENA Graduate Student Colloquium

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Presentations by MENA graduate students (details to come) Open only to Northwestern graduate students and faculty

May
9
2019

Driving Desires: How Gold Shaped the World

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Gold is one of the rarest and most malleable minerals, qualities that have contributed to its enduring value across time...

May
13
2019

Maimonides the Mālikī — A Lecture by Marc Herman

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Moses Maimonides (1138-1204) penned perhaps the most comprehensive medieval account of rabbinic tradition. But his ideas were at odds with...

May
14
2019

Keyword: Pleasure

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

A panel of Northwestern scholars, educators and activists will discuss the charged and contested meanings of “pleasure” in the academy...

May
15
2019

Reading: Lesley Nneka Arimah

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

As part of the 2019 Spring Writer Festival, join writer Lesley Nneka Arimah, whose debut story collection, What It Means...

May
16
2019

Workshop - Fiona Macintosh

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by English Department

A conversation with Professor Fiona Macintosh (Fellow in Classics, St Hilda's College, Oxford; Professor of Classical Reception, Faculty of Classics). One published...

May
18
2019

Film Screening + Discussion: Naila and the Uprising

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Please join us for this FREE screening of the documentary film Naila and the Uprising, followed by an in-depth discussion with...

May
19
2019

5th Annual Native American Community Dinner

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Diversity and Inclusion

Join us at the 5th annual Native American Community Dinner, an end of the year gathering where we recognize the work...

May
21
2019

Philip M. and Ethel Klutznick Lecture in Jewish Civilization

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

Double Amnesia: Jews and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century Guest speaker: James Loeffler, Jay Berkowitz Professor of Jewish History, University...

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