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Parent and Family Orientation

All day, sponsored by New Students & Family Programs

Parent and Family Orientation (PFO) is our opportunity to welcome the families of our incoming students. Parent and Family Orientation...

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Wildcat Welcome

All day, sponsored by New Students & Family Programs

Wildcat Welcome is Northwestern's weeklong orientation for all new undergraduate students (mandatory for both freshmen and transfer students). Wildcat Welcome...

Sep
24
2018

French Validation of Language Proficiency

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

If you are an incoming or transfer student who intends to register for a French course (either to satisfy the...

Sep
24
2018

Meet the Director of Undergraduate Studies

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Department of German

Meeting for students who need to take the placement exam, would like to discuss placement results, need to validate the...

Sep
24
2018

The Academic Directions Fair

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

For students who are interested in studying German or who want to know more about the German department.

Sep
24
2018

Weinberg Academic Directions Fair

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Considering Classics as a Major or Minor? Visit our table at the Weinberg Academic Directions Fair.

Sep
24
2018

2018 Welcome Back and Fall Quarter Kick Off Party

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Political Science

Come join fellow Department graduate students, faculty, and staff at Taco Diablo to reconnect after the summer and get ready...

Oct
4
2018

DAAD Information Session (Post-NU Options)

9:00 AM - 10:30 PM, sponsored by Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)

The Office of Fellowships and the Department of German invite students to hear about Post-Northwestern Opportunities.  What are you doing...

Oct
5
2018

Conference on "Writing History Through Children"

All day, sponsored by Center for Historical Studies

Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6—conference on "WRITING HISTORY THROUGH CHILDREN" co-sponsored by The Dorothy and Clarence Ver Steeg...

Oct
5
2018

DAAD Information Session (Post-NU Options)

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)

The Office of Fellowships and the Department of German invite students to hear about Post-Northwestern Opportunities.  What are you doing...

Oct
9
2018

African History lecture by Sandra Greene (CCHS)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Historical Studies

Sandra GREENE (Cornell U), author of Slave Owners of West Africa: Decision Making in the Age of Abolition (2017) Lecture: “Uncommon...

Oct
15
2018

Global Theory Workshop with Chiara Cordelli

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Political Science

"Making the law together: democratic legitimacy in the privatized state" I argue that legitimate law (i.e. law that can fully claim...

Oct
15
2018

Keyword: Consent

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

A panel of scholars, educators, and activists will discuss the multiple, contested meanings of the keyword “consent” from the vantages...

Oct
16
2018

Richard W. Leopold Lecture: Vicente Fox

5:00 PM - 6:45 PM, sponsored by Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

29th Annual Richard W. Leopold Lecture Perspectives and Challenges in US-Mexico Relationships Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, will be joining us...

Oct
16
2018

SPAN Postdoc Welcome Reception

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

Join us in welcoming Scott De Orio (History/ Gender & Sexuality Studies) and Tony Silva (Sociology/ Gender & Sexuality Studies).

Oct
18
2018

Lecture on the Holocaust (CCHS/HEF)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Historical Studies

In collaboration with the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern (HEF) Deborah DWORK (Clark U), co-author of Flight from the Reich: Refugee...

Oct
29
2018

The Manfred H. Vogel Lecture in Judaic Studies

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

“Between Jesus and Paul: From Apologetics to Jewish Theological Affirmations” Paul Mendes-Flohr Dorothy Grant Maclear Professor of Modern Jewish History and Thought;...

Nov
1
2018

Study Abroad Fair

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Undergraduate Learning Abroad

Come to the 2018 Study Abroad Fair to learn more about all undergraduate study abroad opportunities at Northwestern! Speak directly...

Nov
2
2018

Panel on Ancient Law

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Northwestern's Global Antiquities Group presents a Panel on Ancient Law. 

Nov
6
2018

DAAD RISE Panel Discussion

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)

Hear about DAAD RISE Internships from former participants. Organized by Office of Fellowships, Forum for Langauges and Cutlures and Global...

Nov
8
2018

McCormick Global Initiatives Fair

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)

Learn about study abroad, internships and work abroad.

Nov
8
2018

Security Dialogues Fall Keynote: Andrew Lakoff

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Save the date! Andrew Lakoff - Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Communication, University of Southern California Lakoff will talk about global biosecurity...

Nov
8
2018

Forum Student Panel: Study Abroad Plus

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)

Hear from alums about the value of study agroad, internships & placements.

Nov
9
2018

Fall Conference: May 1968

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The Department of French & Italian Fall Conference: May 1968

Nov
9
2018

Critical Theory in Critical Times Workshop: Seyla Benhabib

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Critical Theory

EXILE, STATELESSNESS, MIGRATIONA Discussion with Seyla Benhabib Invited commentators: Craig Calhoun (Berggruen Institute), Mary Dietz (Northwestern), José Medina (Northwestern), and Linda...

Nov
12
2018

Irfan Ahmad: TBA

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Global Politics and Religion Research Group (Buffett Institute)

Irfan Ahmad: TBA

Nov
13
2018

Daniel Rodgers lecture (CCHS)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Historical Studies

Daniel RODGERS (Princeton U), author of Atlantic Crossings: Social Politics in a Progressive Age (1998) and Age of Fracture (2011) Lecture:...

Nov
13
2018

Forum Student Panel: Summer Language Grant

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)

Hear from former participants who received Summer Language Grants in 2017 and 2018. Office of Undergraduate Research & the Forum for...

Nov
28
2018

The Feeling of Being Watched

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Global Politics and Religion Research Group (Buffett Institute)

Film screening of "The Feeling of Being Watched," a documentary film that takes an insider's look at a Muslim American community...

Nov
29
2018

Sovereignty Symposium

5:15 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR)

Sovereignty SymposiumCo-hosted with the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research, the Kaplan Institute for the Humanities’ Dialogues on Security...

Jan
15
2019

Carla Nappi lecture (CCHS)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Historical Studies

Carla NAPPI (U of British Columbia), author of The Monkey and the Inkpot: Natural History and its Transformations in Early...

Jan
24
2019

Security Dialogues Winter Keynote: Patrisse Cullors

All day, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Save the date! Patrisse Cullors - "When They Call You a Terrorist: A discussion with Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors" Details...

Apr
8
2019

Security Dialogues Spring Keynote: Jill Magid

All day, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Save the date! Jill Magid - speaking on surveillanceVisual artist and writer Details to come in September 2018! Security: The 2018-2019 Humanities Dialogue In...

Apr
11
2019

Stephen Kantrowicz lecture (CCHS)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Historical Studies

Stephen KANTROWICZ (University of Wisconsin), author of More than Freedom: Fighting for Black Citizenship in a White Republic (2013) on...

May
2
2019

Todd Shepard lecture (CCHS)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Historical Studies

Todd SHEPARD (Johns Hopkins U), author of The Invention of Decolonization: The Algerian War and the Remaking of France (2006),...

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