Wednesday, October 7, 2015, UCC 2520D, 5:30 pm, Verdi’s Otello Lecture by Roberta Montemorra Marvin
Upcoming Events & Dates
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 5:30pm
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:45am
Dr. Wayne A. Beach, School of Communication at San Diego State University and Adjunct Professor, Department of Surgery at University of California, San Diego Dr. Beach will discuss a series of non-intuitive findings will be summarized that have emerged from close examinations of recorded clinical and family/home interactions about cancer.
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 6:00pm
"When Cancer Calls..." is an 80-minute professional theatrical production that addresses a major problem in contemporary society: communicating through cancer journeys, from diagnosis through death of a loved one. A facilitated discussion will follow. Part of the Just Living themed semester programming.
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 12:00pm
By integrating the social sciences with the arts, the theatrical production "When Cancer Calls..." represents an innovative genre of Entertainment-Education that triggers meaningful conversations about frequently inaccessible, delicate, and often complex issues arising in the midst of cancer.
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 3:30pm
October 9, 2015 Lost in La Mancha Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe, 2002, 89 min.) In English. October 16, 2015 Honor de Cavalleria [Honour of the Knights] (Albert Serra, 2006, 104 min.) In Catalán with English subtitles.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 11:30am
The Obermann Center for Advanced Studies welcomes everyone to a roundtable discussion on Social Media, Conflict, and Identity. The panel will feature guest scholars Renee Perelmutter (Obermann Fellow-in-Residence; Slavic Languages & Literature, University of Kansas) and Pilar Garcés-Conejos Blitvich (Department of English, University of North Carolina-Charlotte).
Thursday, October 15, 2015 (All day)
The GWSS Department is organizing a symposium with several partners across campus titled Social Justice After Ferguson. This symposium includes workshops for students and faculty, lectures, a brown bag lunch, and a panel discussion. The focus of our efforts is to explore the intersections of race, class, gender, violence, civil rights, and the criminal justice system in the United States after the events which took place in Ferguson and subsequent incidents, including the Baltimore Riots of April 25th which have been in the media spotlight.
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 10:00am
A Symposium Sponsored by the University of Iowa Center for the Book and the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School.