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multi-day

CFS In-person Info Session

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

Information sessions provide you with more in depth information about our courses, what to expect if accepted to the program,...

multi-day

Kader Attia: Reflecting Memory

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum Exhibitions

The Block Museum presents an exhibition of newly commissioned work by the internationally acclaimed French-Algerian artist Kader Attia (b. 1970)....

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Engendering Change Conference

All day, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Northwestern is hosting the Engendering Change Graduate Student Conference. The purpose of this conference is to provide a space for graduate...

multi-day

Medical Cultures, Traditions, and Law

4:00 PM - 6:45 PM, sponsored by Global Medical Cultures and Law (Buffett Institute)

The faculty conveners of the Global Medical Cultures and Law Research Group have joined forces to examine three phenomena over...

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Medical Cultures, Traditions, and Law

8:30 AM - 7:45 PM, sponsored by Global Medical Cultures and Law (Buffett Institute)

The faculty conveners of the Global Medical Cultures and Law Research Group have joined forces to examine three phenomena over...

multi-day

Medical Cultures, Traditions, and Law

8:45 AM - 12:30 PM, sponsored by Global Medical Cultures and Law (Buffett Institute)

The faculty conveners of the Global Medical Cultures and Law Research Group have joined forces to examine three phenomena over...

multi-day

Teresa Barnes: Family Nonfictions: On Not Writing History

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Teresa Barnes, History/Center for African Studies/Gender and Women's Studies/LAS Global Studies, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Title: Family Nonfictions: On Not Writing History   Sponsored by...

multi-day

Zekeria Ahmed Salem: How to Get Away with Blasphemy

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join the Program of African Studies for our weekly lunch and lecture. Cosponsored by the Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought...

multi-day

IN MOTION: Performance and Unsettling Borders

All day, sponsored by Department of Performance Studies

How do borders echo and reverberate as cultural geographies, unsettling space and forcing bodies to move, to organize, and to...

multi-day

Serbest Kurdish Studies Conference

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Buffett Institute for Global Studies is hosting its inaugural Kurdish Studies Conference. The Kurdish Studies Conference Series aims to support...

multi-day

Swahili Language Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join Northwestern's Swahili instructor, Professor Peter Mwangi, for an hour of Swahili discussion both in small groups and as a...

multi-day

Isaac Julien: The Leopard (Western Union: Small Boats)

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum Exhibitions

“ [A] refined fusion of politics, history, and stunningly lush aesthetics.” -Artforum Isaac Julien’s groundbreaking 2007 video installation The Leopard (Western...

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Faculty & Fellows Colloquium: Diego Arispe-Bazán

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Diego Arispe-Bazán is a Buffett Institute Postdoctoral Fellow. He received his PhD from the Department of Anthropology at the University...

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Thinking Andean Studies Conference

All day, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

The Thinking Andean Studies conference continues its mission to strengthen the interdisciplinary network of scholars working in the growing field...

multi-day

Serbest Kurdish Studies Conference

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

The conference convenes annually to discuss the experiences and struggles of Kurds, and the historical and comparative study of Kurdish...

multi-day

James Cone: Black Theology & Black Power Conference

All day, sponsored by Religious Studies Department

Black Theology & Black PowerA Conference exploring the legacy of James Cone https://jameshcone.northwestern.edu/about/ The conference is supported by Department of Religious Studies,...

Nov
28
2016

No MENA Monday Today

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

No MENA Monday today.

Nov
30
2016

Boren Scholarship - Application Workshop

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Boren Scholarships provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the worls that are...

Dec
2
2016

In-person CFS Information Session

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

All applicants are required to attend a CFS Information Session before submitting an application. Information sessions provide you with more...

Dec
6
2016

GSS Research Workshop with Judith Walkowitz

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

GSS will host a Research Workshop for GSS senior thesis students, faculty, and graduate students with Judith R. Walkowitz, Professor...

Dec
7
2016

GESI Info Session

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI)

Interested in studying abroad? Come learn about the Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI), a study abroad program run by the...

Dec
8
2016

Boren Scholarship - Application Workshop

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Boren Scholarships provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the worls that are...

Jan
3
2017

Spring 2017 Extended Deadline

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

CFS is still accepting Spring 2017 applications until January 13th for Civic Engagement, Environment, Science & Sustainability, Humanities, Public Health,...

Jan
6
2017

Boren Scholarship - Application Workshop

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Boren Scholarships provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the worls that are...

Jan
9
2017

Boren Scholarship - Application Workshop

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Boren Scholarships provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the worls that are...

Jan
9
2017

CFS In-person Info Session

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

Information sessions provide you with more in depth information about our courses, what to expect if accepted to the program,...

Jan
18
2017

LACS Research Workshop

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Join the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program as our very own Ana Arjona (Dept. of Poli Sci), Jorge Coronado...

Jan
18
2017

Global Cafe - Empowering Refugee Girls in Kenya

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by International Studies

Featuring a conversation with: Megan Singh Sidhu, Director of Philanthropic Initiatives, Heshima Kenya Heshima Kenya was established to address a crucial...

Jan
23
2017

MENA Monday: "Cute Cairo" — A Talk by Adam Talib

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Few visitors to Cairo would characterize the city as cute. They might call it majestic, overcrowded, dirty, or thrilling, but...

Jan
24
2017

Gilman Scholarship Workshop

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Global Learning Office

Join the Study Abroad Office, the Office of Fellowships, and the Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid for a Gilman International...

Jan
26
2017

Boren Scholarship - Campus Deadline!!!!!

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Deadlines

Campus Deadline - January, 26th @ Noon Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in...

Jan
27
2017

Harambee

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA)

Sponsored by: For Members Only: Northwestern's Black Student Alliance (FMO) , Multicultural Student AffairsSwahili for ‘pull together’, the term "Harambee"...

Feb
1
2017

LACS Research Workshop

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Join the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program as our very own Mariana Barreto and Pedro Varguillas (Dept. of Spanish and...

Feb
6
2017

SHC Klopsteg Lecture: ELIZABETH ROBERTS

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Science in Human Culture Program

ELIZABETH ROBERTS: Anthropology, University of Michigan "What Gets Inside: Violent Entanglements and Toxic Boundaries in Mexico City" Description: Entanglement is a key...

Feb
8
2017

Global Health Study Abroad Info Session

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by International Program Development

Join IPD ambassadors with Global Health Studies minors to learn more about the programs available and how to begin your study...

Feb
8
2017

Global Cafe - Rwanda Coming to the Memory

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by International Studies

Featuring a conversation with: Gilbert Ndahayo, NU Ph.D. candidate and author of "Rwanda Coming to the Memory" We hope that you can...

Feb
15
2017

LACS Research Workshop

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Join the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program as our very own Rodrigo Barrenechea and Nathalia Justo (Dept. of Political...

Mar
3
2017

(Re)conceptualizing Fascism in the Post-Civil Rights Era

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

A symposium by: Northwestern Ethnic Studies Graduate Student Colloquium Keynote Speaker: DYLAN RODRIGUEZ, a leading critic of policing, fascism, and white...

Mar
3
2017

LACS Research Workshop

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Join the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese as our very own Jack...

Mar
7
2017

Democracy and Insecurity in Africa Conference

11:00 AM - 7:15 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Event Details Tuesday, March 7 11:00am – 1:45pmAttahiru Jega and Nigerian Electoral DemocracyPresiding: Sara Monoson (Political Science, Northwestern University)Responding: Will Reno (Political...

Mar
8
2017

Democracy and Insecurity in Africa Conference

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Event Details Tuesday, March 7 11:00am – 1:45pmAttahiru Jega and Nigerian Electoral DemocracyPresiding: Sara Monoson (Political Science, Northwestern University)Responding: Will Reno (Political...

Mar
8
2017

LACS Research Workshop

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Join the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program as our very own Roberto Rosado (Dept. of Anthropology) and Caroline de...

Mar
9
2017

Food Study Break

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Asian American Studies & Latina and Latino Studies invite you to our Winter Quarter Food Study Break. Join us for...

Apr
5
2017

Visual Vanguard: Bisi Silva

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Bisi Silva is an independent curator and the founder and artistic director of the Centre for Contemporary Art in Lagos,...

Apr
6
2017

Israel and the Middle East: Changing Equations

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

During the 20th century, Israel's military and strategic posture was designed to cope with the existential threats posed by its...

Apr
6
2017

Visiting Artist Talk: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Art Theory & Practice

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye is an artist and writer of Ghanaian descent based in London. She is represented by the Corvi-Mora Gallery...

Apr
14
2017

RE. . . Africa: Archives, Knowledges, Approaches

All day, sponsored by Africa Seminar

Africa Seminar's 3rd annual graduate student conference. Discourse concerning Africa and its diaspora has been characterized by a dialectical tension...

Apr
14
2017

AfriSem Conference Keynote: Cajetan Iheka

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

NORTHWESTERN PROGRAM OF AFRICAN STUDIES CONFERENCE Discourse concerning Africa and its diaspora has been characterized by a dialectical tension between invention...

Apr
18
2017

Why Tech Needs Girls

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Second Annual Buffett Award for Emerging Global Leaders Lecture Regina Agyare Honu, a Ghanaian software developer and social activist, is the...

Apr
19
2017

Spring Global Health Day

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Institute for Global Health

From 12-1pm Dr. Lisa Horschhorn will give the key note address on the program implementation, health delivery, and her experiences...

Apr
21
2017

Erica Simmons

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Comparative-Historical Social Science Working Group

Erica Simmons is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies and is the Department of Political Science Board...

Apr
21
2017

Bachir Diagne lecture

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Bachir Diagne Professor | Columbia UniversityFrench-Rom Philology BA University of Sorbonne, Paris, France (1977)Ph.D. University of Sorbonne, Paris, France (1988) Souleymane Bachir...

Apr
28
2017

Martha Wilfahrt

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Comparative-Historical Social Science Working Group

Martha Wilfahrt researches the political economy of development, with a regional focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. Martha is currently working on...

May
8
2017

Third Coast CFAR Seminar— Sera L. Young, MA, PhD

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Third Coast Center for AIDS Research

The focus of Dr. Young’s work is on the reduction maternal and child undernutrition in low-resource settings, especially sub-Saharan Africa....

May
16
2017

Being Asian in Trump's America

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

For Asian Pacific Heritage Month Asian American Studies in conjunction with MSA is hosting "Being Asian in Trump's America."  The...

May
18
2017

Moroccan Exceptionalism: An Interdisciplinary Symposium

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

A daylong symposium co-hosted by the Center for Global Culture and Communication (CGCC) and the Middle East and North African Studies Program (MENA)...

May
24
2017

PAS Spring Picnic

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join the Program of African Studies for a picnic!

May
26
2017

Obsesion Cultural Exchange

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Please join the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program as we welcome Cuban hip-hop duo Obsesion to Northwestern for a...

May
30
2017

Asian American Studies End of Year Celebration

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Come celebrate the achievements of our graduating majors and minors, our student award winners, and the end to a great...

May
31
2017

Materialities of Dissent

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

This roundtable will familiarize people with the range of activism in the Chicago area; present resources for local engagement; and...

May
31
2017

Red Lion Lecture: Michael Watts

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Red Lion Lecture "Life with and without Society: Some Thoughts on Contemporary Nigeria” Speaker: Michael Watts, Class of 1963 Professor, geography and development...

Jun
1
2017

Global Health Studies Alumni Panel

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Global Health Studies

Join the Program in Global Health Studies to hear from five of our wonderful alumni about their post-Northwestern paths! Featuring: Hannah...

Sep
11
2017

Third Coast CFAR Seminar— Warner C. Greene, MD, PHD

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Third Coast Center for AIDS Research

Third Coast CFAR Seminar:"DEATH BY FRIENDLY FIRE DURING HIV INFECTION"Warner C. Greene, MD, PHD   Dr. Greene earned a bachelor’s degree at...

Sep
18
2017

Weinberg Career Summit

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Waldron Student-Alumni Connections Program in Weinberg College

This all-day event will feature morning skills-building workshops, an inspiring lunchtime keynote speaker and afternoon career clusters. This event, targeting...

Sep
18
2017

Global Health Fall Seminar with Dr. Leah Neubauer

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Institute for Global Health

Title: School-Based Menstruation Hygiene Management (MHM) in Kenya Presenter: Leah Neubauer, EdD, Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine in the Division of Public Health...

Sep
20
2017

Development Economics Lunch Seminar

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: Development Economics Lunch Seminar

Christopher Udry (Northwestern University): "Title TBA"

Sep
25
2017

Third Coast CFAR Seminar— Robert L. Murphy, MD

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Third Coast Center for AIDS Research

Third Coast CFAR Seminar Robert L. Murphy, MD   Dr. Robert L. Murphy is the Director of the Center for Global Health...

Sep
27
2017

PAS Open House

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

The Program of African Studies invites both new and returning students, faculty, staff, and community members to our Fall Open...

Oct
4
2017

Forum Language Tables

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)

The Forum for Languages and Cultures in the Buffett Institute will be hosting a series of Language Tables during Fall...

Oct
10
2017

A Celebration of Hafez’s Birthday

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Join Northwestern Persian language students for a celebration of the 14th-century Persian lyric poet on his birthday! Just as Iranians celebrate Hafez's birthday with...

Oct
18
2017

Asian America and Palestine

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

What do Asian American and Palestinian communities have in common? How can APIDA allies stand in solidarity? Panel discussion features: Umayyah...

Oct
18
2017

Forum Language Tables

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)

The Forum for Languages and Cultures in the Buffett Institute will be hosting a series of Language Tables during Fall...

Oct
20
2017

Midwest Primate Interest Group 13th Annual Meeting

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Anthropology Department

Distinguished Primatologist address by Dr. Linda Marchant The Midwest is home to a large group of outstanding research institutions with strong...

Oct
21
2017

Midwest Primate Interest Group 13th Annual Meeting

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Anthropology Colloquia and Events

The Midwest is home to a large group of outstanding research institutions with strong programs whose primate-focused research spans a...

Oct
23
2017

IPR Colloquium

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: Related Events

Sera Young (Northwestern University): "Why Is Food Insecurity So Harmful in the First 1,000 Days of Life? Findings from East...

Oct
25
2017

La Paz en Colombia y su Impacto en América Latina

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Please mark your calendars for perhaps this quarter’s most exciting event! Join the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, the...

Oct
25
2017

Migration Film Series: Wallah je te jure.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)

Follow the stories of men and women attempting to migrate from rural villages, bus stations and the ghettos of West...

Oct
27
2017

African Gender and Expressive Arts: Kwame E. Otu

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Amphibious Subjects: Sassoi and the Contested Politics of Queer Self-Making in Neoliberal Ghana Kwame E. Otu, Institute of African-American and African...

Oct
29
2017

Princeton In Africa Deadline!!!

All day, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Deadlines

Founded in 1999, Princeton in Africa develops young leaders committed to Africa’s advancement by offering yearlong fellowship opportunities with a...

Nov
1
2017

Language Tables Cancelled: Attend Study Abroad Fair in Norris

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)

The annual Study Abroad Fair has representatives from most Northwestern and Affiliated programs.  Check out summer, semester and year-long programs.   Tuesdays...

Nov
1
2017

One Acre Fund Fellowship info session

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

The Buffett Institute's Post-Graduate Fellowship Program enables recent alums to contribute to change-making international organizations through paid professional field placements. Its current...

Nov
2
2017

Seminar in Applied Microeconomics

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: Seminar in Applied Microeconomics

Lauren Falcao Bergquist: (University of Chicago) "Pass-through, Competition, and Entry in Agricultural Markets: Experimental Evidence from Kenya"

Nov
2
2017

Seminar in Economic History

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: Seminar in Economic History

Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton University): "Education, Social Mobility and Risk Attitudes: Evidence from Benin"

Nov
7
2017

Red Lion Workshop

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

This will be an interactive workshop.  Participants are expected to read the paper before the event and come ready to...

Nov
10
2017

Afro-Pessimist Aesthetics: A Roundtable

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Afro-Pessimist Aesthetics: A RoundtableSampada Aranke, School of the Art Institute of ChicagoHuey Copeland, Northwestern UniversityAthi Mongezeleli Jaja, University of the...

Nov
13
2017

Exploring Conflict, Gender, and Global Health in Uganda

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

"Exploring Conflict, Gender, and Global Health in Uganda" Charlotte Mafumbo, Director, SIT Uganda: Development Studies, Study Abroad Program Lunch provided. SIT study abroad...

Nov
15
2017

One Acre Fund Deadline!!!

All day, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Deadlines

One Acre Fund is a growing social enterprise that supplies smallholder farmers with the financing and training they need to...

Nov
27
2017

MENA Graduate Student Colloquium

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Presentations by MENA graduate students Keegan Terek (Anthropology), Matthew Bent (Theatre), and Safa Al-Saeedi (Political Science). Open to Northwestern graduate students...

Nov
29
2017

Development Economics Lunch Seminar

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: Development Economics Lunch Seminar

Ameet Morjaria (Northwestern University): "TBA"

Nov
30
2017

Boren Scholarship - Application Workshop

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Boren Scholarships provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the worls that are...

Nov
30
2017

BME Seminar Series: Tania Douglas, PhD

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by McCormick - Biomedical Engineering Department

Tania Douglas, PhDVisiting Scholar at Northwestern UniversityProfessor and South African Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering & InnovationUniversity of Cape TownHost:...

Dec
6
2017

Boren Scholarship - Application Workshop

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Boren Scholarships provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the worls that are...

Jan
2
2018

MENA Monday: Karen Rignall

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Karen Rignall is Assistant Professor of Community and Leadership Development in the College of Agriculture, Food and the Environment at...

Jan
8
2018

Boren Scholarship - Application Workshop

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Boren Scholarships provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the worls that are...

Jan
10
2018

Boren Scholarship - Application Workshop

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Boren Scholarships provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the worls that are...

Jan
15
2018

Global Health Corps Deadline

All day, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Deadlines

Global Health Corps recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets to work with high-impact organizations in year-long...

Jan
17
2018

Global Café - Alvita Akiboh

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by International Studies

The Global Café is excited to host Alvita Akiboh, a Ph.D. student with the Department of History! Alvita Akiboh is a Doctoral...

Jan
23
2018

Governance and Development Study Group: Meeting 1

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Governance and Development Study Group

Topic: KenyaPresenter: James T. GathiiWing-Tat Lee Chair in International Law and Professor of Law, Loyola University Chicago School of Law The...

Jan
24
2018

Nao Lecture: Tatiana Seijas

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

This year's Nao Lecture will feature Tatiana Seijas from Penn State University, who will speak about indigenous peoples' confrontation with...

Jan
26
2018

Harambee

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA)

Multicultural Student Affairs hopes you can join us at Harambee. The term "Harambee" is Swahili for ‘pull together’, is most...

Jan
31
2018

LACS Graduate Research Seminar

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Join the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program as Jayson Porter (History) and Walther Maradiegue (Spanish and Portuguese) present the latest...

Feb
5
2018

EES Seminar Series: Jonathan Higgins

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

Hydropower by Design: a system-scale analytical approach to assess social, environmental, and economic consequences of alternatives for multiple dam siting...

Feb
6
2018

Heino Falcke: Imaging Black Holes now and in the future

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: Imaging Black Holes now and in the future Speaker: Heino Falcke, Radboud University Nijmegen Host: Rocco Coppejans Abstract: One of the most fundamental predictions of general...

Feb
14
2018

LACS Graduate Research Seminar

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Join the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program as Veronica Davila Ellis, Carlos Halaburda, and Catalina Rodriguez (all from Spanish and...

Feb
15
2018

La diaspora africana a través de un centro de memoria

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Andean Cultures and Histories Working Group (Buffett Institute)

The Andean Cultures and Histories Working Group at the Buffett Institute for Global Studies is excited to host Dr. Sergio...

Feb
20
2018

American Quarterly Publishing Workshop

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Presented by Vernadette Gonzalez, Honors Program Director, Assoc. Professor of American Studies, University of Hawai'i, Manoa. Associate Editor of American...

Feb
20
2018

Public Lecture: A Decolonial Guidebook to Hawaii

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Featuring: Vernadette Gonzalez, Honors Program Director, Associate Professor of American Studies, University of Hawai'i, Manoa; Associate Editor of American Quarterly.

Feb
21
2018

How Do I Get a Job? Where Can MENA Take Me?

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Meet MENA alumns currently working at IBM, Resolution Media & Yelp, learn how they got their jobs — and how...

Feb
22
2018

Rosamond King: Considering Early Caribbean "Queerness"

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Sponsored by the African Gender and Expressive Arts working group Considering Early Caribbean "Queerness:" Constructions of Gender, Sexuality, and Family in...

Feb
23
2018

EES Seminar Series: Vidya Venkataramanan

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

When Technology Isn’t Enough: Tales of Community-Based Sanitation Behavior Change Programs from Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean Sanitation remains one of...

Feb
26
2018

Engage Chicago Regular Deadline

All day, sponsored by Center for Civic Engagement

Engage Chicago is an immersive summer program. Through hands-on experience, thoughtful reflection, and a summer living with a vibrant community...

Feb
26
2018

A Conversation with Writer Elif Batuman

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

This event is open to Northwestern students and faculty only. Please join the MENA Program, the Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Program,...

Feb
28
2018

Global Café - Alyssa Lynne

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by International Studies

The Global Café is excited to host Alyssa Lynne, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology! Alyssa Lynne is a Doctoral student...

Mar
2
2018

Comparative Politics Workshop

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Political Science

“Bipolar Disorders:Varieties of Capitalism andSubtypes of Populism in LatinAmerica and Europe” Kenneth Roberts Professor, Department of Government Cornell University

Mar
14
2018

LACS Graduate Grant/Fellowship Writing Workshop

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Please join the Latin American and Caribbean Studies program as we host Stephen Hill, Senior Associate Director of the Office of...

Mar
27
2018

Hepatitis B Awareness

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Medical Education: Student Activities

This is a lunch talk with Dr. Claudia Hawkins on Hepatitis B and its epidemiology, diagnosis, pathophysiology and treatment. Dr. Claudia...

Apr
9
2018

Third Coast CFAR Seminar— Jenny Trinitapoli, PhD

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Third Coast Center for AIDS Research

Third Coast CFAR SeminarJenny Trinitapoli, PhD Dr. Trinitapoli’s training and background is in two areas: social demography & the sociology of...

Apr
10
2018

Health Equity Group

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Medical Education: Student Activities

Peter Locke will be giving a talk to medical students regarding health equity and how medical students can promote equity...

Apr
11
2018

Global Health Spring Seminar: Dr. Leah Neubauer

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Institute for Global Health

Title: MHM in 10: Menstruation Hygiene Management in Kenya Presenter: Leah Neubauer, EdD, Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine in the Division of Public...

Apr
19
2018

Seminar in Applied Microeconomics

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: Seminar in Applied Microeconomics

Frank Schilbach (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "Technology Diffusion and Appropriate Use: Evidence from Western Kenya"

Apr
23
2018

Global Health Spring Seminar: Dr. Maxwell Akanbi

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Institute for Global Health

Title: Smoking cessation in sub-Saharan Africa: Progress and Challenges Presenter: Maxwell Akanbi, MBBS, MSCI PhD Candidate, Health Sciences Integrated PhD Program...

Apr
24
2018

Lynn THOMAS lecture on African History (CCHS)

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

Lecture by Lynn THOMAS (University of Washington), author of Politics of the Womb: Women, Reproduction, and the State in Kenya...

Apr
24
2018

The Treasury of Tradition - Rifka Cook

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Rifka Cook was born and raised in a Sephardi family in Caracas, Venezuela. Since 2001, she has taught first and...

Apr
26
2018

The Passion of Hak-Shing William Tam

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

A talk by Asian American Studies faculty, Justin Tse on Hak-Shing William Tam and the Chinese Christians at the center...

Apr
30
2018

Care, Compassion, and Memory in the Ebola Museum

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Science in Human Culture Program - Klopsteg Lecture Series

What can practices to commemorate official epidemic responses tell us about the logics of response itself? Specifically, what do they...

May
4
2018

Pacific Island Studies Now Symposium

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Featuring: Vicente Diaz (Univ of Minnesota), Christina DeLisle (Univ. of Minnesota), and Hokulani Aikau (Univ. of Utah). Northwestern scholars include:...

May
10
2018

Voices of Experience: An Alumni Panel Discussion

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Fulbright Research & Teaching Assistantships:Fulbright • DAAD • Carnegie • Erasmus Mundus • CBYX • Critical Language Grant Six Northwestern alums...

May
16
2018

Dance as a Public Good in Cuba - Elizabeth Schwall

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

This presentation discusses how dance became a public good in Cuba in the late 1960s and 1970s. Dance leaders spearheaded...

May
18
2018

Afro-Latinidades: Blackness, Identity, and Space

All day, sponsored by The Latina and Latino Studies Program

The Latina and Latino Studies Program at Northwestern University presents its annual symposium for 2018, titled Afro-Latinidades: Blackness, Identity, and...

May
29
2018

Solving the Mystery of Grace Jones: It’s the Holy Ghost

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Religious Studies Department

Lecture by Dr. Judith Casselberry, Associate Professor of Africana Studies, Bowdoin College Response by Dr. Francesca Royster, Associate Professor of English,...

May
30
2018

Professionalization: How to Get Published

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program is excited to host Gianna F. Mosser, Editor-in-Chief of Northwestern University Press, for...

Jun
6
2018

Killing is the Law - Dr. Joy James & Dr. Sora Han

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Colloquium on Ethnicity & Diaspora (CED)

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents our final event of the year – “Killing is the Law” a...

Jun
7
2018

AASP 2018 End of Year Reception

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Join us in celebration of the accomplishments of our program's graduating majors, minors and award winners!

Jun
8
2018

PAS Annual Picnic

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join PAS for refreshments as we wrap up the end of the 2017-2018 academic year!

Jun
21
2018

Global Health Spring Seminar: Brian Citro

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Institute for Global Health

Title: Developing a Human Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Lessons from Research and Global Advocacy Presenter: Brian Citro, JD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law,...

Oct
3
2018

"South Asian Masculinities Through Ethnographic Film”

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

Harjant S. Gill will show his 30 min film, Mardistan (Macholand) followed by a Q&A. Mardistan (Macholand) explores Indian manhood articulated through the...

Oct
8
2018

Timothy Mitchell - "On Capitalization"

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Science in Human Culture Program - Klopsteg Lecture Series

  Speaker Timothy Mitchell, Columbia University Title On Capitalization Abstract We have recently come to understand “the economy” not as a feature of all societies,...

Oct
9
2018

Information Session: Global Health Fogarty Fellowships

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Institute for Global Health

The HBNU Fogarty Global Health Training Program offers opportunities in global health clinical research training for pre- and post-doctoral candidates...

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
10
2018

PAS L+L: Johnnetta Betsch Cole

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Johnnetta Betsch Cole is a prominenet Northwestern and Program of African Studies alum. She earned her MA (1959) and PhD (1967) degrees here...

Oct
11
2018

PAS Fall Open House

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

The Program of African Studies invites both new and returning students, faculty, staff, and community members to our Fall Open...

Oct
15
2018

Sex, Drugs, and Global Health

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM, sponsored by Institute for Global Health

What is the relationship between sex, drugs and global health? What role do human rights and the law play in...

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
17
2018

Hubert Haddad: Conversations with the Author

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Sponsored by the Buffett Institute for Global Studies and Dialogues: French and the Global Humanities working group. HUBERT HADDAD is a...

Oct
17
2018

Gender & Sexuality Studies Undergraduate Lunch

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Join us for our first installment of quarterly lunches for students. Meet current GSS students, staff, and faculty.

Nov
1
2018

Gayatri Gopinath & Marlon Bailey - Unruly Visions

5:15 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Colloquium on Ethnicity & Diaspora (CED)

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents "Unruly Visions" - a book talk by Gayatri Gopinath (New York University) moderated by...

Nov
1
2018

UNRULY VISIONS - Featuring Gayatri Gopinath

5:15 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Colloquium on Ethnicity & Diaspora (CED)

This is a Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora guest speaker lecture, featuring Gayatri Gopinath, from NYU. This is event is co-sponsored...

Nov
6
2018

GESI Info Session

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI)

Come to a GESI info session! Are you going to study abroad? The Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI) is a study...

Nov
6
2018

LACS Faculty and Graduate Colloquium series

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Over the past three decades, the widespread revival of colonial musics from Latin America has enriched the early music scene...

Nov
7
2018

PAS Avant-Garde Africa Research Cluster Discussion

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

This year, the Program of African Studies has formed three interdisciplinary research clusters: Avant-Garde Africa, Health & Healing, and Security...

Nov
12
2018

MENA Study Abroad Information Session

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Come learn from the Undergraduate Learning Abroad Office about study abroad options in the MENA region including Israel, Jordan, Morocco,...

Nov
14
2018

Development Economics Lunch Seminar

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: Development Economics Lunch Seminar

Ashley Wong & Francesca Truffa (Northwestern University) "Effect of Beliefs and Gender Roles on Girls’ Math Education" Abstract:In Ghana, a large gender...

Nov
15
2018

Asian American Activism in Chicago

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

A round table featuring: Patricia Nguyen - Asian American Studies faculty; Axis Lab, a community arts organization in the Southeast Asian...

Nov
16
2018

American Cultures Colloquium Speaker - Marianne Noble

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by English Department

“'All the vivacities lie in differences’: Sympathy in Stowe’s Dred and The Minister’s Wooing” Drawing from her second book, Rethinking Sympathy...

Nov
19
2018

GESI Info Session

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI)

Are you going to study abroad? The Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI) is a study abroad program for undergraduates run...

Nov
26
2018

Screening of "Duniya Juyi Juyi" (How Life Goes)

11:30 AM - 1:15 PM, sponsored by Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa (ISITA)

Duniya Juyi Juyi (which means "How Life Goes" in Hausa) is a 69-minute docudrama written, filmed, directed, and acted in...

Nov
27
2018

Ethiopia: A Turn to Democracy?

6:00 PM - 8:15 PM, sponsored by Department of Political Science

In 2018, there have been notable democratic advances and setbacks in Africa. The Working Group on Governance & Development has...

Nov
30
2018

EES Seminar: Francis L. de los Reyes III

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

Linking the Microbiome to Reactor Performance: Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Grease Interceptor Waste as a Model System AbstractThe ‘omics revolution has generated...

Nov
30
2018

New Docs: Call Her Ganda (2018)

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

New Docs: Call Her Ganda PJ Raval, 2018, USA/Philippines, DCP, 98 min This documentary examines the 2014 murder of Jennifer Laude, a...

Dec
1
2018

Minorities in Philosophy Screening and Panel Discussion

5:15 PM - 7:15 PM, sponsored by Critical Theory Research Workshop

UHURU PHALAFALA (STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY) & PREMESH LALU (UNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE) HOST & CHAIR: NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY’S MAP (MINORITIES AND PHILOSOPHY)...

Dec
1
2018

Minorities in Philosophy Screening and Panel Discussion

5:15 PM - 7:15 PM, sponsored by Philosophy Department Lectures, etc.

UHURU PHALAFALA (STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY) & PREMESH LALU (UNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE) HOST & CHAIR: NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY’S MAP (MINORITIES AND PHILOSOPHY)...

Dec
1
2018

Minorities in Philosophy Screening and Panel Discussion

5:15 PM - 7:15 PM, sponsored by Critical Theory

UHURU PHALAFALA (STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY) & PREMESH LALU (UNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE) HOST & CHAIR: NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY’S MAP (MINORITIES AND PHILOSOPHY)...

Dec
3
2018

Fanon, Aesthetics and the Decolonial Turn

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, sponsored by Critical Theory

DISCUSSION OF:- Alia Al-Saji, “Glued to the Image: Fanon and Muslim Racialization through Works of Art”- Nelson Maldonado-Torres, “On Metaphysical...

Dec
6
2018

GESI Info Session

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI)

Come to a GESI info session! Are you going to study abroad? The Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI) is a study...

Dec
10
2018

GESI Info Session

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI)

Come to a GESI info session! Are you going to study abroad? The Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI) is a study...

Jan
8
2019

LACS Colloquium - Ed Gibson

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

In contemporary scholarship on democratic regimes the U.S. tends to be held up as a model of institutionalized democracy and...

Jan
15
2019

Economics Junior Recruiting Seminar

3:45 PM - 5:15 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: Junior Recruiting Seminar

Anne Karing (University of California, Berkeley): "Social Signaling and Childhood Immunization: A Field Experiment in Sierra Leone"

Jan
17
2019

Robert Launay: Savages, Romans, and Despots

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Anthropology Department

Robert Launay presents work from his new book "Savages, Romans, and Despots," a tour of early modern and modern history...

Jan
17
2019

Performances Medioambientales en el Perú Contemporáneo

5:15 PM - 6:45 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

La conferencia comentará distintas intervenciones que vienen representando la destrucción del mundo natural. En todas ellas, vale decir, en la...

Jan
22
2019

Asian American Studies Career Round Table

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Come hear from Asian American Studies Alumni! See what they're doing after graduation and where they're headed! Featuring:  AJ Aguado, Senior...

Jan
23
2019

Gender & Sexuality Studies Undergraduate Lunch

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Join us for the winter installment of quarterly lunches for students. Meet current GSS students, staff, and faculty.

Jan
25
2019

Comparative Politics Workshop with David Peyton

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

"Securing Property in Insecure Environments: Wealth Defense, Institutional Selection, and Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo" David PeytonPh.D. Candidate, Northwestern...

Jan
28
2019

Playing in the Gray

5:15 PM - 7:15 PM, sponsored by Colloquium on Ethnicity & Diaspora (CED)

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents: “Playing in the Gray” a lecture by Kimberly Kay Hoang (University of...

Feb
2
2019

Film screening: Jane: An Abortion Service

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Reproductive Systems: Gender, Power and SocietyBlock Cinema continues its year-long series of programs inspired by One Book One Northwestern’s 2018-2019...

Feb
5
2019

Keyword: Reproduction

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

A panel of five feminist doctors, scholars, educators and activists discuss the politics of human biological reproduction as well as...

Feb
7
2019

Japanese American Internment Narratives After 9/11

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Professor Michelle Huang will examine two novels about Japanese American internment written after 9/11 to consider what these "neo-internment narratives"...

Feb
14
2019

Fulbright-Hays Workshop

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Learn about program priorities and application strategies at this Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Abroad Award informational workshop. Stephen Hill will describe the program,...

Feb
19
2019

Revival from Below, The Deoband Movement and Global Islam

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Religious Studies Department

Revival From Below: The Deoband Movement and Global Islam Faculty Book Colloquium presented by Professor Brannon Ingram, featuring panelists Professor Michelle...

Feb
20
2019

MENA Movie Night: Amreeka

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Please join us for the 1st screening of the new MENA Film Series! We will see Amreeka, by the Palestinian-American director...

Feb
21
2019

Fulbright-Hays Workshop

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Learn about program priorities and application strategies at this Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Abroad Award informational workshop. Stephen Hill will describe the program,...

Feb
27
2019

Reproductive Justice Projects: a panel discussion

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

A panel discussion featuring five activists and alumni working on issues of reproductive justice in Chicago who will share their...

Feb
28
2019

Nations of Migrants: Panel and Conversation

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

As explored in the Block Museum exhibitions Caravans of Gold and The Leopard (Western Union: Small Boats), nations around the world...

Apr
4
2019

Movements: A Response to The Leopard

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Movement is central in Isaac Julien’s 2007 video installation The Leopard (Western Union: Small Boats), which presents a lyrical and...

Apr
10
2019

Fulbright Study/Research Awards Information Session

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Interested in Fulbright Study/Research awards? Attend an information meeting to investigate options and discover Northwestern’s Fulbright application process. Learn about deadlines, campus...

Apr
10
2019

Economics 501: Graduate Student Seminar

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: Graduate Student Seminar

Joris Mueller (Northwestern University): "State Planning and Development: Evidence from Villagization in Tanzania"  

Apr
10
2019

ExCHANGE the World: Study Abroad

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Global Learning Office

Come learn about our various exchange programs!First 25 students receive free 6 oz. Andy's Frozen custard :) In an exchange program,...

Apr
10
2019

Fulbright ETA Information Session

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Fulbright (English Teaching Assistant) might be in your future! Attend this info session to hear about the program basics, including eligibility...

Apr
11
2019

Saharan Futures Conference Keynote

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

  Keynote Address by Ann McDougall, University of AlbertaShifting Desert Sands: Mobility, Migration and Memory in Saharan Time and SpaceReception to...

Apr
12
2019

Conference on migration

All day, sponsored by Center for Historical Studies

Graduate CONFERENCE on “Walls and Bridges: Migration and Its Histories” (convened by Breen Fellow Aram SARKISIAN)Friday, April 12—all day, starting...

Apr
16
2019

Fred Wilson: Afro Kismet

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Throughout his career, acclaimed artist Fred Wilson has challenged assumptions of history, culture, race, and museum display by reframing objects...

Apr
17
2019

Gender & Sexuality Studies Undergraduate Lunch

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Join us for the spring installment of quarterly lunches for students. Meet current GSS students, staff, and faculty. This lunch will...

Apr
23
2019

Collapsing Time & Imagining Refugee Futures

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

A talk by Professor Patricia Nguyen. Please join us for a talk on conceptualizations of land and water and the...

Apr
24
2019

International Archaeologists in Conversation

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

This is an informal event to preceed the larger presentation this evening: View Event.  The Block Museum presents a special opportunity to...

Apr
24
2019

Access to Health Symposium

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Medical Education: Student Activities

Access to Health in Lagos:An Interdisciplinary Partnership with the Community   Wednesday, April 24th 4-8pmHughes Auditorium, Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center This...

Apr
25
2019

Reporting Islam: Media, Policy, Politics

All day, sponsored by Global Politics and Religion Research Group

This international symposium will bring scholars of Islam, international and public affairs, education, race, and law together with practicing journalists...

Apr
25
2019

Catharine MacKinnon: Butterfly Politics

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Professor MacKinnon will address the politics and law of sexual harassment, focusing on its violation of equality rights, considering the...

Apr
25
2019

Film screening: Spell Reel (2017)

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Spell Reel (Filipa César, 2017, France/Portugal, DCP, 96 min.) Freedom fighter Amìlcar Cabral commissioned a group of young filmmakers to document...

Apr
26
2019

Trans-Saharan Exchange and the Global Medieval Symposium

9:30 AM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Myers Symposium, April 26, 2019Organized by Christina Normore and Kathleen Bickford Berzock Trans-Saharan Exchange and the Global MedievalVisual and Cultural Studies...

Apr
29
2019

Gentrification of the Sea:

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

How Global Racial Capitalism Continues to Extract Profit from Scenes of Environmental Degredation. A Talk by Aimee Bahng, Assistant Professor...

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),...

May
6
2019

MENA Graduate Student Colloquium

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Presentations by MENA doctoral students Open only to Northwestern graduate students and faculty   Özge Karagöz (Department of Art History) Turkish Post-Revolutionary Figuration in the...

May
7
2019

LACS Faculty and Graduate Colloquium: Carlos Gustavo Halaburda

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Talk title: Lunfardos: Dramaturgy and the Futures of Procreationin Conservative Argentina, 1880-1930 Argentine dramaturgy functioned at the dawn of the twentieth century...

May
10
2019

Genealogies of an African Islamic Modernity

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Both discourse and a historical condition defined by the reconciliation of African identities, Islamic forms of life, and global political...

May
13
2019

Maimonides the Mālikī — A Lecture by Marc Herman

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Moses Maimonides (1138-1204) penned perhaps the most comprehensive medieval account of rabbinic tradition. But his ideas were at odds with...

May
14
2019

Keyword: Pleasure

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

A panel of Northwestern scholars, educators and activists will discuss the charged and contested meanings of “pleasure” in the academy...

May
18
2019

Film Screening + Discussion: Naila and the Uprising

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Please join us for this FREE screening of the documentary film Naila and the Uprising, followed by an in-depth discussion with...

Jun
3
2019

MENA Movie Night: The Matchmaker (Israel)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

From the New York Times: In the summer of 1968 in Haifa, Israel, a teenager named Arik (Tuval Shafir) finds his...

Jun
6
2019

Asian American Studies End of Year Reception

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Join us in celebration of the accomplishments of our program's graduating majors, minors, and award winners! Entertainment, Food & Good Vibes!

Jun
6
2019

Anthropology Four-Book Party

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Anthropology Department

Celebrate the release of four new books by anthropologists: Robert Launay: Savages, Romans, and other Despots: Thinging about Others from Montaigne...

Jun
17
2019

Third Coast CFAR Seminar Series—JENNIFER JAO, MD, MPH

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Third Coast Center for AIDS Research

Third Coast CFAR Seminar Jennifer Jao, MD, MPHAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious DiseasesDepartment of Medicine, Division of Infectious DiseasesNorthwestern University...

Sep
18
2019

MENA Languages at the Academic Directions Fair

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Want to find out about studying Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish, and Persian, study abroad and other options for your course of study?...

Sep
27
2019

Félicité - with Director Alain Gomis in Person

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Special EventFriday, September 27, 6:30 PMFREE Félicité(Alain Gomis, 2017, France/Belgium/Senegal/Germany/Lebanon, DCP, 123 min) The award-winning drama Félicité stars Congolese musician Véro Tshanda...

Oct
2
2019

PAS Town Hall

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

The PAS community – including all affiliated faculty, graduate students, and anyone else with an interest in African Studies –...

Oct
2
2019

PAS Fall Open House

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join PAS staff, affiliated faculty, students, and community members for snacks and refreshments to kick off the academic year.

Oct
9
2019

Avant-Garde Africa Research Cluster Meeting

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

The Avant-Garde Africa cluster session is the first of the Wednesday lunch seminars that will introduce the current research clusters...

Oct
9
2019

Swahili Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join Northwestern's Swahili instructor, Professor Peter Mwangi, for an hour of Swahili discussion both in small groups and as a...

Oct
16
2019

PAS L+L: Adia Benton

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join the Program of African Studies for our weekly lunch and lecture. Adia Benton, Anthropology, Northwestern University

Oct
16
2019

Gender & Sexuality Studies Undergraduate Lunch

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Join us for our first installment of quarterly lunches for students. Meet current GSS students, staff, and faculty.

Oct
17
2019

Afrisem: Graduate Student Africa Seminar

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Title: Collect, organize, cite, and share research Zotero & Endnote The Herskovists Africana Library will be hosting AFRISEM next Thursday, 17 October...

Oct
18
2019

AASP: Filipinix Postcolonialisms - Graduate Workshop

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

This graduate workshop accompanies the Filipinix Postcolonialisms discussion featuring Dr. Angie Reyes and Dr. Jan Padios. (Please refer to the...

Oct
18
2019

AASP: Filipinix Postcolonialisms - Jan Padios and Angie Reyes

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Please join the Asian American Studies Program (and generous co-sponsors) 12:00PM Friday, October 18 (Harris 108) for a discussion on  Filipinix Postcolonialisms Featuring a...

Oct
23
2019

PAS L+L: Will Reno

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join the Program of African Studies for our weekly lunch and lecture. Will Reno, Political Science, Northwestern University

Oct
23
2019

Swahili Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join Northwestern's Swahili instructor, Professor Peter Mwangi, for an hour of Swahili discussion both in small groups and as a...

Oct
23
2019

Documentary Screening: The Silence

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Asian American Studies invites you to an on-campus screening of The Silence, an award-winning documentary by Soo Nam Park. The Silence In...

Oct
30
2019

PAS L+L: Health and Healing Research Cluster

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join the Program of African Studies for our weekly lunch and lecture. During the first half of the lunch seminar, which...

Oct
31
2019

Afrisem: Graduate Student Africa Seminar

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Graduate students are invited to gather for presentation, discussion and dinner.   Presenter: Scott Newman, Comparative Literary Studies Writing Cameroonian Rumor: The Sound...

Nov
6
2019

PAS L+L: Kwasi Konadu

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join the Program of African Studies for our weekly lunch and lecture. Communographies: New Histories of Culture, Community, Nationalism, and Decolonization...

Nov
6
2019

Swahili Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join Northwestern's Swahili instructor, Professor Peter Mwangi, for an hour of Swahili discussion both in small groups and as a...

Nov
7
2019

Study Abroad Fair

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Global Learning Office

Come to the 2019 Study Abroad Fair to learn more about all undergraduate study abroad opportunities at Northwestern! Speak directly...

Nov
14
2019

Afrisem: Graduate Student Africa Seminar

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Graduate students are invited to gather for presentation, discussion and dinner. Presenter: Mariam Taher, Anthropology Talk: Gendered Mobilities and the State in...

Nov
20
2019

Swahili Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join Northwestern's Swahili instructor, Professor Peter Mwangi, for an hour of Swahili discussion both in small groups and as a...

Dec
2
2019

MENA Graduate Student Colloquium

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Presentations by MENA doctoral students Open only to Northwestern graduate students and faculty   Hazal Ozdemir (Department of History) “They Migrate by Renouncing Their...

Dec
2
2019

Putting Women Back Into Inca Places (Stella Nair)

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Please join us for the second lecture in the 2019-2020 Latin America Imagined series. In this talk, Stella Nair of UCLA...

Dec
2
2019

Putting Women Back Into Inca Places (Stella Nair)

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Please join us for the second lecture in the 2019-2020 Latin America Imagined series. In this talk, Stella Nair of UCLA...

Dec
2
2019

Putting Women Back Into Inca Places (Stella Nair)

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Please join us for the second lecture in the 2019-2020 Latin America Imagined series. In this talk, Stella Nair of UCLA...

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