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October 2019

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W. Anthony Sheppard - Music Faculty Talk

Wed, October 23rd, 2019
4:15 pm
- 5:00 pm
Bernhard Music Center, room 30
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W. Anthony Sheppard, Marylin and Arthur Levitt Professor of Music, offers a talk titled, "Allusive Play in the Operas of Adams, Andriessen, and Adès" Allusion, quotation, and collage are hallmarks of postmodern music, particularly so in the case of contemporary opera as the operatic past is overwhelmingly present.  Musical allusion may aim to draw on the prestige of the source … Continue reading "W. Anthony Sheppard – Music Faculty Talk"

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Davis Lecture -- Settler Uprising: Recovering the Indigenous Origins of the American Revolution

Thu, October 24th, 2019
7:15 pm
- 9:00 pm
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
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Settler Uprising: Recovering the Indigenous Origins of the American Revolution
Professor Ned Blackhawk, Yale University

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Documentary film screening Reason: The War Between Faith and Rationality

Sun, October 27th, 2019
2:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
Images Cinema
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Award-winning filmmaker, Anand Patwardhan, will screen his new documentary, Reason at Images Cinema on October 27 at 2.00pm. The screening will be followed by a talkback with the filmmaker and Professors Jeff Israel and Aparna Kapadia.

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SA Smythe, “An Otherwise Orientation: The Politics of Belonging in/to the Black Mediterranean”

Tue, October 29th, 2019
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
Sawyer Library
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Join us for a talk by SA Smythe entitled "An Otherwise Orientation: The Politics of Belonging in/to the Black Mediterranean"

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Adam Foss: "Swords and Shields: A Discussion of Power, Privilege, and Opportunity"

Tue, October 29th, 2019
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Paresky Auditorium
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Adam Foss is a former Assistant DA in the Juvenile Division of the Suffolk County DA's Office in Boston, and a fierce advocate for criminal justice reform and the importance of the role of the prosecutor in ending mass incarceration.

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Unconscious Bias in Schools

Wed, October 30th, 2019
4:15 pm
- 6:00 pm
Griffin Hall
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Tracey Benson, Asst. Professor of Educational Leadership at the U. North Carolina-Charlotte, will speak to the subject of his newly released book, Unconscious Bias in Schools: A Developmental Approach to Exploring Race and Racism.

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November 2019

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New Voices in Science and Technology Studies: A C3 Symposium

Sat, November 2nd, 2019
9:00 am
- 5:00 pm
Sawyer Library
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At this symposium, seven early-career scholars from historically underrepresented groups will convene to share new work in the vibrant, interdisciplinary field of Science & Technology Studies (STS). The papers to be presented scrutinize the imbrications of society with science and technology from diverse disciplinary vantages, offering new insights into such crucial matters as the automation of immigration and employment; public … Continue reading "New Voices in Science and Technology Studies: A C3 Symposium"

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Farming While Black: African Diasporic Wisdom for Farming and Food Justice with Leah Penniman

Mon, November 4th, 2019
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Weston Hall
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Leah Penniman, co-founder of BIPOC-centered Soul Fire Farm, will give a lecture on how you can be part of the movement for food sovereignty and help build a food system based on justice, dignity, and abundance for all community members.

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Contesting the Public Space: Artistic Networks, Cultural Movements & Literary Icons in North Africa

Tue, November 5th, 2019
4:00 pm
- 5:30 pm
Hollander Hall
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Driss Ksikes, an internationally known journalist, writer and playwright will give a talk on current artistic networks, cultural movements, and literary icons in North Africa, "Contesting the Public Space."

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Masculinity, Misogyny, and U.S. Elections in the Trump Era

Tue, November 12th, 2019
4:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
Schapiro Hall
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Profs. Robert Boatright and Valerie Sperling (Clark University) explore how Donald Trump’s misogyny in the 2016 presidential race changed how later Congressional campaigns were waged, and how the Trump factor may affect the 2020 election.

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