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September 2022

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Climate Justice Series | Fly Me to the Moon

Climate Justice Series | Fly Me to the Moon

Wed, September 28th, 2022
4:00 pm
- 5:30 pm
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Climate Justice Series | Fly Me to the Moon—a documentary by Jamaican filmmaker Esther Figueroa—takes us on a journey by following aluminum around the world and into space. Register in advance using the link below.

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Join the Arabic Studies department and CGLLC for the screening of renowned Lebanese film, "Caramel"!

Join the Arabic Studies department and CGLLC for the screening of renowned Lebanese film, "Caramel"!

Wed, September 28th, 2022
5:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
Hopkins Hall
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The Arabic Studies Department and Center for Global Languages, Literatures, and Cultures is excited to host a screening of the Lebanese film Caramel, by Nadine Labaki. This romantic comedy focuses on a beauty salon in Beirut, where we follow the lives of five Lebanese women dealing with issues such as forbidden love, binding traditions, repressed sexuality, the struggle to accept … Continue reading "Join the Arabic Studies department and CGLLC for the screening of renowned Lebanese film, “Caramel”!"

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Environmental Racism and Grieving Geographies in Mexico

Environmental Racism and Grieving Geographies in Mexico

Thu, September 29th, 2022
4:15 pm
- 6:00 pm
Griffin Hall
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Yoalli Rodriguez Aguilera, Assistant Professor of Latin American and Latinx Studies and Anthropology at Lake Forest College, will discuss her work
Thursday, September 29 | 4:15 PM | Griffin 7

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Social Media and Democracy (and Using Social Media Data to Study Politics)

Thu, September 29th, 2022
7:30 pm
- 8:45 pm
Griffin Hall
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Joshua Tucker will present this joint Economics/Political Economy/Political Science Class of 1960 Scholars Seminar.  He is a Professor of Politics, Affiliated Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, and Affiliated Professor of Data Science at New York University and co-director of the NYU Center for Social Media and Politics.  (Please note that masks are required to attend this seminar.)

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Computer Science Colloquium - Sonia Roberts, Northeastern University

Computer Science Colloquium - Sonia Roberts, Northeastern University

Fri, September 30th, 2022
2:30 pm
- 4:00 pm
Thompson Chemistry
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Computer Science welcomes Sonia Roberts, Northeastern University, to give a talk titled, "Walking softly: How compliance can improve locomotion for legged robots." Colloquium credit awarded for attendance.

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"Quantitative modeling of RNA-protein interactions"

"Quantitative modeling of RNA-protein interactions"

Fri, September 30th, 2022
2:35 pm
- 3:35 pm
Thompson Physics
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Please join Ralf Bundschuh of The Ohio State University on Friday, September 30, 2022 at 2:35PM in TPL 205 during the joint physics and astronomy colloquium. Light refreshments will follow in Public Common Room in TPL.

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October 2022

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Climate Justice Series | “A History of the Climate Justice Movement”

Climate Justice Series | “A History of the Climate Justice Movement”

Wed, October 5th, 2022
3:00 pm
- 4:00 pm
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This fall, the Africana Studies Department will host a Climate Justice Series comprising student-centered seminars, discussions, film screenings, and other activities related to the climate crisis.

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Book Collecting in Timbuktu: A Lecture by Shamil Jeppie

Book Collecting in Timbuktu: A Lecture by Shamil Jeppie

Wed, October 5th, 2022
4:15 pm
- 5:45 pm
Griffin Hall
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This lecture surveys five centuries of collecting in Timbuktu, a town in inner West Africa that has come to symbolize Islamic learning and book culture in the region. Prof. Shamil Jeppie teaches at the University of Cape Town.

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Climate Justice Series | “Campaigning for Climate Justice: The What, the Who and the How?”

Climate Justice Series | “Campaigning for Climate Justice: The What, the Who and the How?”

Wed, October 12th, 2022
1:00 pm
- 2:00 pm
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Samia Dumbiya, Campaigns Associate at Change.org, Climate Justice 1:00–2:00 pm
activist and Co-founder, Seize the Vote UK

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Prof. Kelly Comfort, Modern Languages, Georgia Tech presents "Teaching Language through Literature"

Prof. Kelly Comfort, Modern Languages, Georgia Tech presents "Teaching Language through Literature"

Thu, October 13th, 2022
4:15 pm
- 5:45 pm
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Her talk will address how to choose appropriate literary texts to hone language skills, foster literary analysis, promote critical thinking and personal reflection, raise cross-cultural awareness, encourage creative engagement.

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