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Events Calendar

Attend one of the college's upcoming events, listed below. You can also review the Academic Calendars or find information about major college events, such as Convocation.

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Brady Tea

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Brady Scholars Program in Ethics and Civic Life

Brady Scholars gather weekly for refreshments and discussion about recent events and their implications for our society, ongoing moral difficulties...

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Tuesdays Coffee & Tea with Dr. T.

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Religious Studies Department

Have questions about Religious Studies, majoring, minoring, honor projects, or just want to learn more about our Department? Stop by...

Feb
22
2024

German Department Lunch n Learn

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join us for lunch and learn about the research of Professor Denise Meuser and Robert Świstelnicki

Feb
22
2024

Culture & Society Workshop: Vineet Gupta

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Sociology Department

The Department of Sociology's Culture & Society Workshop: Vineet Gupta, Northwestern University "The Unbearable Parochialism of Citational Practice in U.S. Sociology" Hybrid

Feb
23
2024

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

Find out more about the Chicago Field Studies Program and get all your questions answered by one of the CFS...

Feb
23
2024

Digital Dialogues: Bringing the Public Humanities Online

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

The widespread availability of digital formats including social media, podcasting, and web-based publications have transformed how scholars engage in dialogues...

Feb
23
2024

The Boundaries and Attributes of Latinidad

12:15 PM - 1:45 PM, sponsored by Department of Political Science

Please join the Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Workshop as they host Yalidy Matos, assistant professor of political science at Rutgers...

Feb
26
2024

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

Find out more about the Chicago Field Studies Program and get all your questions answered by one of the CFS...

Feb
27
2024

A Reading and Conversation with Michael Zapata

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Join the departments of Spanish & Portuguese, Latina and Latino Studies, and English as they welcome the renowned author of...

Feb
27
2024

Michael Zapata Reading and Conversation

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by English Department

Chicago-based author Michael Zapata will be reading and discussing his novel The Lost Book of Adana Moreau. Zapata is a...

Feb
28
2024

Honors Information Session

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Political Science

Are you thinking about applying to the Political Science Honors program? Join us for this info session to learn more...

Feb
28
2024

Early Modern Colloquium: Colby Gordon

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by English Department

Please join the Trans Poetics, Affects, and Histories Workshop, and the Renaissance Lab for a talk by Dr. Colby Gordon...

Feb
28
2024

Black Stories

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by African American Studies Department

Black Stories as Black History 

Feb
28
2024

Book Discussion with Rhaina Cohen

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

Join NU alumna Rhaina Cohen as she presents her new book The Other Signaficant Other.  In The Other Significant Others, NPR's...

Feb
29
2024

Culture & Society Workshop: Tomás Gold

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Sociology Department

The Department of Sociology's Culture & Society Workshop: Tomás Gold "Cross-Field Synergy in Free-Market Think Tank Advocacy" Hybrid

Feb
29
2024

Lecture on Black History by Kris MANJAPRA (CCHS/CAAH)

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Historical Studies

Joint CCHS/CAAH Distinguished lecture on Black History Kris MANJAPRA (Northeastern University), author of Black Ghost of Empire: The Long Death of...

Feb
29
2024

Lecture on Black History by Kris MANJAPRA (CCHS/CAAH)

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by African American Studies Department

Joint CCHS/CAAH Distinguished lecture on Black History Kris MANJAPRA (Northeastern University), author of Black Ghost of Empire: The Long Death of...

Feb
29
2024

Raven Leilani Reading

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by English Department

Raven Leilani Baptiste is an American writer whose debut novel, Luster, was published in 2020 under the name Raven Leilani. Her...

Feb
29
2024

Liquor Store Dreams

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

LIQUOR STORE DREAMS offers an intimate portrait of the lives of Korean American liquor store owners and their second-generation ‘liquor...

Mar
1
2024

Man, Russia, and War

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM, sponsored by Department of Political Science

Please join the International Relations Speaker Series as they host Paul Poast, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science...

Mar
1
2024

UGrad Chat with Paul Poast

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Political Science

Please join the International Relations Speaker Series for late afternoon coffee and snacks with Dr. Paul Poast, Professor of Political...

Mar
4
2024

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

Find out more about the Chicago Field Studies Program and get all your questions answered by one of the CFS...

Mar
4
2024

Global Theory Workshop: Pascal Brixel (Northwestern)

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Political Science

Please join the Global Theory Workshop as they host Pascal Brixel, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Northwestern University. Pascal Brixel is...

Mar
4
2024

Leon Forrest Panel and Concert

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by African American Studies Department

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Panel and Concert: “New Black Music (Jazz) in Chicago.” Join us for a panel...

Mar
5
2024

Ninety-Nine Names: Towards an Ethnography of God

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

Presentation by Professor Amira Mittermaier (University of Toronto) Abstract: According to the Islamic tradition, the quintessential human flaw is not sinfulness...

Mar
5
2024

Pizza and Politics: Super Tuesday

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Political Science

Join the Political Science department for Pizza and Politics: Super Tuesday Edition! Professor Daniel Galvin will be joined by other...

Mar
7
2024

Weinberg College Named Chair Investiture

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Honorees: Songi Han Mark and Nancy Ratner Professorship Department of Chemistry   Jessica Winegar Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani Chair in Middle Eastern Studies Department of Anthropology    

Mar
7
2024

Smellworlds: Remaking Olfactory Relations

5:15 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by American Cultures Colloquium

The American Cultures Colloquiu presents a public talk by Dr. Hsuan L. Hsu in the Hagstrum Room at 5:15 PM...

Mar
12
2024

Ethnography Workshop: Ángel Escamilla García, Yale University

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Sociology Department

The Department of Sociology's Ethnography Workshop: Ángel Escamilla García, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Yale University, presents: "The Externalization of Legal Categories: How U.S....

Mar
26
2024

History of the Book lecture

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Historical Studies

Annual History of the Book Lecture (CCHS/University Libraries) Ann BLAIR (Harvard), co-author with Anthony Grafton of Information: A Historical Companion (2021)—Tuesday,...

Apr
1
2024

Lunch & Learn: Mid-Year Operations Check-in

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Political Science

Please join the Political Science Department's Graduate Program Overview as they host Stephen Monteiro. In this open forum, Stephen Monteiro, along...

Apr
2
2024

American Politics Workshop: Eric Patashnik (Brown)

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

Please join the American Politics Workshop as they host Eric Patashnik, political science professor at Brown. Eric M. Patashnik is Julis-Rabinowitz...

Apr
5
2024

CSIO Anniversary - Michael Whinston Fest Workshop

8:00 AM - 5:15 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: General

The Northwestern Center for the Study of Industrial Organization is hosting a workshop on Friday, April 5th to celebrate its...

Apr
8
2024

Weinberg College Named Chair Investiture

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Honorees: Maksym Radziwill Wayne and Elizabeth Jones Professor in Mathematics Department of Mathematics   Sarah Schulman           Ralla Klepak Professor Department of English  

Apr
10
2024

Guest Lecture - Yanay Israeli, University of Michigan

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Rethinking Centralization: Petitioning and Sovereignty in the Spanish Monarchy, 1480-1500 At the end of the fifteenth century, the Catholic Kings Fernando...

Apr
11
2024

Lecture by Ira KATZNELSON (CCHS)

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

Ira KATZNELSON (Columbia University), author of Fear Itself: The New Deal and the Origin of Our Time (2013) and co-author...

Apr
16
2024

Oriel FeldmanHall: CogSci Speaker Series

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Cognitive Science Program

Information about the title and abstract will be posted as soon as possible. About Oriel FeldmanHall

Apr
17
2024

Suzanne Scanlon Reading

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by English Department

Suzanne Scanlon is the author of Committed (Vintage / Anchor Books), a critical memoir about women, reading, and mental illness....

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