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“Black Feminist Futures” Symposium

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Black Feminist Theory Reading Group

“Black Feminist Futures,” a two-day symposium that traces Black feminist theory and praxis in and beyond the academy, will fill...

multi-day

Emerging Democratic Accountability in West Africa?

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

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

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)....

multi-day

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...

multi-day

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

Drone Stories

10:00 AM - 10:00 PM, sponsored by Dittmar Memorial Gallery

Sabba S. Elahi's Drone Stories reminds us of the drones and crosshairs that loom above us near and far and...

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 Studies

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

Oct
19
2015

SHC Klopsteg Lecture: STEFANIE GRAETER

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

STEFANIE GRAETER: SHC and Anthropology, Northwestern University TITLE "An Ethical Objectivity in a State of Corruption: Catholic Science and Heavy-Metal Monitoring...

Oct
26
2015

MENA Mondays. Halaqa Series (Language and Culture)

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

Arabic Children’s Television Children’s television offers students of all levels unique insight into Arabic language and culture. Join MENA Language Coordinator...

Nov
11
2015

Annual Study Abroad Fair

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Undergraduate Learning Abroad

Attending the Study Abroad Fair is a great first step for undergraduates to gain more information about study abroad opportunities...

Nov
13
2015

Enamorada - Tribute to Gabriel Figueroa Film Series

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Block Cinema and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program invite you to the Tribute to Gabriel Figueroa Film Series Enamorada Set...

Nov
30
2015

MENA Monday. Graduate Colloquium. Taymaz Pour Mohammad

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

Title: The Transparent Eyeball Materialized: Emerson Reads Persian Poetry Description: Early in his 1858 essay entitled "Persian Poetry," Ralph Waldo Emerson...

Jan
11
2016

No MENA Monday Today

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

Due to an otherwise packed winter schedule, no MENA Monday will be held today.

Jan
12
2016

Special HEALTH info session @ 1940 Sheridan Road

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Jan
12
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Jan
18
2016

No MENA Monday Today (MLK Day)

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

Due to the holiday, no MENA Monday will be held today.

Jan
19
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Jan
19
2016

Where is Cuba Going?

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

What are the challenges faced by Raúl Castro's government? Is he likely to succeed in his reform program or is...

Jan
20
2016

Access to Justice and Legal Education in Africa

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

Bio:  Thomas Geraghty is the Class of 1967 James B. Haddad Professor of Law, the Associate Dean for Clinical Legal Education...

Jan
22
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Jan
25
2016

Boren Scholarship - Campus Deadline

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Deadlines

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

Jan
25
2016

MENA Monday. Ozge Samanci: Dare to Disappoint

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

Dare to Disappoint: Growing up in Turkey is a graphic memoir published by Farrar Straus Giroux in 2015. The author...

Jan
25
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Jan
27
2016

Summer Online Options Information Session

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

CFS offers students 2 online class options in the summer so that they can pursue internship opportunities outside of the...

Jan
27
2016

CANCELED Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Jan
27
2016

Bright Lines with Tanwi Nandini Islam

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Author Book Conversation and book signing featuring Tanwi Nandini Islam with Nitasha Sharma, Associate Professor of African American and Asian...

Jan
29
2016

Land Security and Patterns of Election Violence in Kenya

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

The presentation will examine the relationship between land rights and political violence in the context of Kenya’s 2007-08 post-election violence....

Jan
29
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Jan
29
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
1
2016

Summer Online Options Information Session

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

CFS offers students 2 online class options in the summer so that they can pursue internship opportunities outside of the...

Feb
1
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
2
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
3
2016

Summer Online Options Information Session

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

CFS offers students 2 online class options in the summer so that they can pursue internship opportunities outside of the...

Feb
5
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
8
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
9
2016

Movie Screening: Juan of the Dead

3:00 PM - 4:45 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Block Museum Cinema feature film. A group of slackers face an army of zombies. The Cuban government and media claim the...

Feb
9
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
12
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
15
2016

Summer Online Options Information Session

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

CFS offers students 2 online class options in the summer so that they can pursue internship opportunities outside of the...

Feb
15
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
16
2016

Vampires in Havana Film Screening

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Block Cinema and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program invite you to a film screening of Vampires in Havana. A...

Feb
16
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
17
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
17
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
18
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
18
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
22
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
23
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
24
2016

Summer Online Options Information Session

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

CFS offers students 2 online class options in the summer so that they can pursue internship opportunities outside of the...

Feb
24
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
26
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Feb
29
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Mar
1
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Mar
4
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Mar
7
2016

MENA Mondays. Graduate Colloquium: James M. Proszek

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

Over the past two millennia, dominant Western narratives of the Persian Wars have established a problematic East-West binary in which...

Mar
7
2016

Anthropology Colloquium Series 2015-2016: Victoria Bernal

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Anthropology Department

Victoria Bernal, Professor Department of Anthropology-University of California-Irvine Victoria received her PhD in Anthropology from Northwestern in 1985 and is giving a talk as part...

Mar
7
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Mar
8
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Mar
9
2016

The Missing Manuscripts of Timbuktu

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

“The Missing Manuscripts of Timbuktu” Abstract:The promise of untold thousands of Arabic manuscripts awaiting discovery in and around Timbuktu has received...

Mar
9
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Mar
10
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Mar
11
2016

Summer Online Options Information Session

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

CFS offers students 2 online class options in the summer so that they can pursue internship opportunities outside of the...

Mar
14
2016

Anthropology Colloquium Series 2015-2016: Rob Beck

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Anthropology Department

Rob Beck Associate Professor, AnthropologyAssociate Curator, Museum of Anthropological Archaeology University of Michigan Rob received his PhD in Archaeology from Northwestern in 2004 and is giving...

Mar
14
2016

Summer Online Options Information Session

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

CFS offers students 2 online class options in the summer so that they can pursue internship opportunities outside of the...

Mar
14
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Mar
16
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Mar
21
2016

MENA Monday Night. Islamophobia 101

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Join NU Associate Chaplain and Director of Interfaith Engagement Tahera Ahmad at the Evanston Public Library for a discussion of...

Mar
28
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Mar
30
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Apr
1
2016

Fall 2016 Chicago Field Studies Information Session

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

Come learn about the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in length and start...

Apr
4
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Apr
6
2016

Summer Online Options Information Session

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

CFS offers students 2 online class options in the summer so that they can pursue internship opportunities outside of the...

Apr
11
2016

Fall 2016 Chicago Field Studies Information Session

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

Come learn about the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in length and start...

Apr
13
2016

Fall 2016 Chicago Field Studies Information Session

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

Come learn about the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in length and start...

Apr
13
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Apr
14
2016

Summer Online Options Information Session

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

CFS offers students 2 online class options in the summer so that they can pursue internship opportunities outside of the...

Apr
14
2016

Summer Online Options Information Session

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

CFS offers students 2 online class options in the summer so that they can pursue internship opportunities outside of the...

Apr
15
2016

Fall 2016 Chicago Field Studies Information Session

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

Come learn about the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in length and start...

Apr
15
2016

Summer with CFS Information Session

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

Come learn about doing the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program in Summer!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in...

Apr
18
2016

Fall 2016 Chicago Field Studies Information Session

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

Come learn about the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in length and start...

Apr
19
2016

Fall 2016 Chicago Field Studies Information Session

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

Come learn about the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in length and start...

Apr
21
2016

Fall 2016 Chicago Field Studies Information Session

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

Come learn about the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in length and start...

Apr
22
2016

Summer Online Options Information Session

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

CFS offers students 2 online class options in the summer so that they can pursue internship opportunities outside of the...

Apr
26
2016

Conversations with STEPH CHA

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

STEPH CHA is the author of Follow Her Home (2013), Beware Beware (2014) and Dead Soon Enough (2015), a critically-acclaimed...

Apr
26
2016

Fall 2016 Chicago Field Studies Information Session

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

Come learn about the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in length and start...

Apr
26
2016

Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947Bruce HoffmanDirector of the Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University Bruce Hoffman is a tenured...

Apr
27
2016

Fall 2016 Chicago Field Studies Information Session

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

Come learn about the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in length and start...

Apr
29
2016

Building Africana Studies in Community Colleges

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

"The Importance of Africana Studies Today" 11am Prexy Nesbitt, a Chicago native, has been a supporter of African liberation for over four...

Apr
29
2016

Fall 2016 Chicago Field Studies Information Session

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

Come learn about the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in length and start...

May
5
2016

Staged Reading: The Match. Director in Attendance

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Join a staged reading of Driss Ksikes’ play The Match, a contemporary re-writing of the Oedipus complex about solitude, revolution...

May
9
2016

MENA Monday. Sami Hermez: On the Loss of Humanity

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

On the Loss of Humanity: The Case of Former Militia Fighters in Lebanon Through ethnographic encounters with former militia fighters in...

May
9
2016

Politics and Violence in Contemporary Africa

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

Rachel Riedl, Political Science, will introduce the topic of "Politics and Violence in Contemporary Africa." Richard Joseph, Political Science, will present...

May
10
2016

CCHS Lecture on Islam by Michael COOK

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

Michael COOK (Princeton University) "Was the Rise of Islam a Black Swan Event?" Tuesday, May 10  

May
12
2016

The Revolution Onstage: Trans/Queer Art as Activism

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

GSS alumna Bea Cordelia (WCAS '15) talks about her revolutionary artistic practice as an up-and-coming poet, playwright, and performance artist who's...

May
13
2016

Fall 2016 Chicago Field Studies Information Session

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

Come learn about the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in length and start...

May
17
2016

Fall 2016 Chicago Field Studies Information Session

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

Come learn about the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in length and start...

May
18
2016

Fall 2016 Chicago Field Studies Information Session

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

Come learn about the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in length and start...

May
19
2016

"ARCHIVES, PORTS, MUSEUMS" featuring Lisa Lowe

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora presents Professor Lisa Lowe, Tufts University, speaking on "Archives, Ports, Museums." Professor Lowe is...

May
23
2016

Fall 2016 Chicago Field Studies Information Session

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

Come learn about the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in length and start...

May
25
2016

Fall 2016 Chicago Field Studies Information Session

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

Come learn about the Chicago Field Studies academic internship program!  Information sessions are approximately one hour in length and start...

Jun
2
2016

Asian American Studies End of Year Celebration!

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

Join us in celebration of the accomplishments of our program's graduating minors and award winners. Great food will be provided!

Sep
23
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...

Sep
26
2016

"Understanding the Real Threat of ISIS"

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

Co-sponsored by Medill and MENA (Middle East and North African Studies Program)The key drivers of discontent in the Arab world...

Sep
27
2016

Buffett Institute open house

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Studies

Help us kick off another year of global engagement and research at Northwestern! We invite our faculty and student affiliates, visiting...

Sep
28
2016

Welcome Reception

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

Co-sponsored by Asian American Studies & Latina and Latino Studies - Start the new year with great people and great...

Sep
28
2016

GESI Info Session

5:30 PM - 6:30 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...

Sep
29
2016

In-person CFS Information Session

5:00 PM - 6:00 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...

Oct
3
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...

Oct
4
2016

Breakfast and discussion with Abdelfattah Kilito

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

SPACE IS LIMITED for this informal discussion. Please RSVP to french-italian@northwestern.edu to receive a copy of Mr. Kilito's book.   ABDELFATTAH KILITO...

Oct
4
2016

Honorable Norman Y Mineta Speaks

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

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 4:00-6:30 p.m., Harris 108 - The Relevance of the Japanese American National Museum to the Chicago...

Oct
4
2016

Party@PAS - Open House

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

Come enjoy refreshments with Africanist faculty, staff, and students at the Program of African Studies.

Oct
4
2016

The Ascent of the Developing World

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Studies

We live at a time of the greatest progress amongst the global poor in human history. Never before have so...

Oct
6
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...

Oct
6
2016

Elevating the Quality and Reach of Healthcare in Africa

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Global Health

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:Professor Isaac Adewole, MBBSHonourable Minister of Health, Nigeria More about Professor Adewole Two panel discussions will follow the keynote speech: Panel I:...

Oct
7
2016

The Penultimate Voyage: Dante, Sindbad, Ulysses

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

A lecture by Abdelfattah Kilito. Free and open to everyone. Reception to follow. ABDELFATTAH KILITO is a world-renowned writer, critic, translator...

Oct
11
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...

Oct
14
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...

Oct
28
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...

Oct
28
2016

Festival LatiNU

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA)

Festival LatiNU is the signature event for Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. Alianza-The Hispanic/Latino Student Alliance and Multicultural Student Affairs sponsor...

Nov
2
2016

Populism, Fascism, and Violence in the Americas

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

LACS are delighted to announce the visit of Federico Finchelstein from the New School for the first talk in LACS's Fall...

Nov
3
2016

Chinese Immigration in Cuba

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

LACS are delighted to announce the visit of the Cuban anthropologist María del Rosario Díaz, who will be our guest...

Nov
3
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...

Nov
3
2016

NUGHCC Information Session

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Global Health Studies

Join us to learn more about the 2017 Northwestern University Intramural Global Health Case Competition and hear from past participants....

Nov
4
2016

Grad Student Discussion with Nancy Rose Hunt

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Graduate students, particularly those with an interest in colonialism, health, and violence, are invited to an open discussion with Nancy...

Nov
4
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...

Nov
7
2016

Ayad Akhtar and Kimberly Senior in conversation

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Arts Circle

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Ayad Akhtar in conversation with Jeff-award winning director Kimberly Senior.  Akhtar's new play JUNK: The Golden Age...

Nov
11
2016

David Baum - Guest Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Invited guest speaker David Baum from University of Wisconsin Madison. "The evolution, systematics, and conservation of baobab trees in Africa,...

Nov
11
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...

Nov
11
2016

The Minority Paradox: Blackness in France

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

by PAP NDIAYE Sciences Po This presentation discusses the notion of “French Blacks,” which obviously does not fit neatly within the...

Nov
14
2016

No MENA Monday Today

All day, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

No MENA Monday today.

Nov
14
2016

Claude Fischler: Commensality: A Comparative Approach

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Anthropology Department

Claude Fischler: Commensality: A Comparative Approach This talk will draw primarily from Dr. Fischler's research on food and eating practices in...

Nov
14
2016

Undergraduate Summer Language Grant info session

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Language Grants provide up to $5,000 (up to 75% of total expenses) towards the cost of intensive summer language...

Nov
14
2016

Study Abroad 101: International Education Week

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by International Education Week

Interested in studying abroad, but not sure where to start? Join study abroad alums from the Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI),...

Nov
14
2016

GESI Info Session

5:30 PM - 6:30 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...

Nov
15
2016

Funding for Study Abroad Info Session

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Undergraduate Learning Abroad

Interested in study abroad but not sure how funding the experience works? Attend this information session to speak with Krista...

Nov
18
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...

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 Undergraduate Learning Abroad

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...

Feb
22
2017

Gilman Scholarship Workshop

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Undergraduate Learning Abroad

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

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 Studies

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 Studies

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 Center 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 (Buffett Institute)

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 (Buffett Institute)

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 the 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 Center 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

Annual Study Abroad Fair

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Undergraduate Learning Abroad

Northwestern's annual Study Abroad Fair is a great first step for undergraduates to research study abroad and other international opportunities! Learn...

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 Studies

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 Center 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 Center 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 Center 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

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 Center 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.

Oct
30
2018

One Book keynote with author Margaret Atwood - Evanston campus

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by One Book One Northwestern 2018-19

Author Margaret Atwood in conversation with English Professor and One Book faculty Chair Helen Thompson. Tickest throught Norris Box office.  https://nbo.universitytickets.com  Please...

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...

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