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November 2019

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Negotiating with Nature, free film screening with Director Stefan van Norden

Tue, November 12th, 2019
5:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
Images Cinema
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Compelling and deeply human, Negotiating with Nature examines how the widening disconnect with nature is shaping our lives from many perspectives. In a high-tech world that is increasingly urban, gardens play a critical role as we navigate the transition into a sustainable future through stewardship of the land. This timely film explores how both rural and urban gardens hold an … Continue reading "Negotiating with Nature, free film screening with Director Stefan van Norden"

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Biology Colloquium with Dr. Lisa Leon from the US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine

Fri, November 15th, 2019
1:10 pm
- 2:15 pm
Wege Auditorium
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Dr. Lisa Leon from the US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine will give her talk titled “Prior viral illness as a risk factor for heat stroke in mice” at 1:10pm today in Wege.

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Lauret Savoy, "Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape"

Mon, November 18th, 2019
7:30 pm
- 9:00 pm
Paresky Auditorium
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Dr. Lauret Savoy, David B. Truman Professor of Environmental Studies & Co-Chair of Environmental Studies, Mt Holyoke College, will read from her book "Trace" and engage in discussion.

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The Past is Not Our Future: Walter Rodney's Student Years, Q&A with director Matthew Smith follows

Tue, November 19th, 2019
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
Images Cinema
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The film documents an early period in the life of Guyanese revolutionary and historian of Africa, Walter Rodney.

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Lecture on Buddhism and the Climate Emergency by Karin Meyers (Smith College)

Wed, November 20th, 2019
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm
Griffin Hall
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Karin Meyers (Dept. of Religion, Smith College) will present a public lecture on the relevance of Buddhist practices to facing the ongoing climate emergency. The title of her lecture will be "Turning Towards the Truth: Buddhist Resources for Living in the Climate Emergency." All are welcome! The talk will take place in Griffin 3, at 7pm on Wednesday, November 20. … Continue reading "Lecture on Buddhism and the Climate Emergency by Karin Meyers (Smith College)"

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An Evening with Mark Feuerstein

Thu, November 21st, 2019
8:00 pm
- 9:30 pm
Paresky Auditorium
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Actor and producer Mark Feuerstein has received critical acclaim for his roles in feature film, television and theater. He is best known for his lead role as Dr. Hank Lawson in the series Royal Pains. In addition to directing many episodes of Royal Pains, he co-created, with his wife, Dana Klein a show for CBS, 9JKL, that he also starred in. … Continue reading "An Evening with Mark Feuerstein"

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February 2020

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Nikole Hannah-Jones: Reflections on 1619 and the 400 Years that Built a Nation

Wed, February 26th, 2020
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm
’62 Center for Theatre & Dance
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Nikole Hannah-Jones covers racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine and is the curator of the Magazine's 1619 Project, which details the 400-year legacy of slavery in America.

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Immigration and Apocalypse: Biblical Apocalyptic Rhetoric in US Immigration Discourse (Yii-Jan Lin)

Thu, February 27th, 2020
4:30 pm
- 6:00 pm
Weston Hall
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Yii-Jan Lin (Yale) discusses "Immigration and Apocalypse: Biblical Apocalyptic Rhetoric in US Immigration Discourse"

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April 2020

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Professor Matthew Rahaim - Class of 1960 Music Lecture

Thu, April 9th, 2020
4:15 pm
Bernhard Music Center, room 30
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Associate Professor of Musicology/Ethnomusicology Matthew Rahaim of the University of Minnesota offers a Class of 1960 Music Lecture in Bernhard Music Center. Matt Rahaim specializes in Indian music. His book, Musicking Bodies: Gesture and Voice in Hindustani Music, investigates the tacit bodily disciplines passed down through generations of Hindustani vocalists. It maps a discursive history of gesture, analyzes the parallel expression … Continue reading "Professor Matthew Rahaim – Class of 1960 Music Lecture"

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Mohsin Hamid: Exit West

Fri, April 10th, 2020
7:30 pm
- 9:00 pm
Goodrich Hall
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Mohsin Hamid is the author of Exit West, the Williams Reads book selection for this academic year.

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