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Graffiti and the Current Arab Uprisings: Street Talk or Talk of the Street?

Graffiti and the Current Arab Uprisings: Street Talk or Talk of the Street?

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Alexa Firat Graffiti and the Current Arab Uprisings: Street Talk or Talk of the Street?   Students, You’re Invited! The...
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Autumn 1914: The Outbreak of the Great War

Autumn 1914: The Outbreak of the Great War

October 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Come join the discussion about the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I led by historian Professor Jay...
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Spanish & Portuguese Language Film Series: “Tres Metros Sobre El Cielo” (Three Steps Above Heaven)

Spanish & Portuguese Language Film Series: “Tres Metros Sobre El Cielo” (Three Steps Above Heaven)

October 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Spanish & Portuguese Language Film Series: “Tres Metros Sobre El Cielo” (Three Steps Above Heaven) The story of two young...
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Reconstructing the View: Visualizing time, place, and the collective sublime

Reconstructing the View: Visualizing time, place, and the collective sublime

October 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Byron Wolfe’s talk will include examples of recent work that responds to icons of landscape and culture in places such...
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Dr. Toru Kiuchi, University of Tokyo, Yale University

Dr. Toru Kiuchi, University of Tokyo, Yale University

October 16 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Dr. Toru Kiuchi, Nihon University and Yale University, is the leading Japanese expert on Richard Wright, the African American novelist,...
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Poets & Writers Series presents Jesse Ball

Poets & Writers Series presents Jesse Ball

October 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Jesse Ball is a poet and novelist whose books include A Cure for Suicide (forthcoming), Silence Once Begun (Pantheon, 2014),...
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Yair Hirschfeld “Successes & Failure of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace-Finding Process”

Yair Hirschfeld “Successes & Failure of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace-Finding Process”

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CENFAD & The Dissent in America Teach-In present Dr. Yair Hirschfeld, “Lessons Learned from Successes & Failure of the Israeli-Palestinian...
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Dr. Jahi Issa, Authority on Historically Black Colleges and Universities & Author Until Africa is Redeemed

Dr. Jahi Issa, Authority on Historically Black Colleges and Universities & Author Until Africa is Redeemed

October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Dr. Jahi Issa, author, will speak on the “The Redemption of Africa or Until Africa is Redeemed”.

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CENFAD Talk, Andrew Friedman “DC Between Empire and Decolonization”

CENFAD Talk, Andrew Friedman “DC Between Empire and Decolonization”

October 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

CENFAD welcomes Dr. Andrew Friedman, “DC Between Empire and Decolonization: A Cultural History of the Global Diplomatic Corps” In his...
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Digital Humanities Research and the Classroom

Digital Humanities Research and the Classroom

October 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

In the 21st century we +face complex problems that cross disciplines and require collaborative approaches. Digital tools and information networks...
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What is Jerusalem?

What is Jerusalem?

October 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Come join the discussion led by sociologist Professor Anne B. Shlay. This event is sponsored by the Department of History...
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2014-15 Distinguished Lecture Series: Dr. Frederick de Armas, University of Chicago

2014-15 Distinguished Lecture Series: Dr. Frederick de Armas, University of Chicago

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2014-15 Distinguished Lecture Series: Dr. Frederick de Armas, University of Chicago “Una pintura clásica en la poesía del Siglo de...
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