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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

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,...

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The University as Hyper Producer of Inequity - Sekile Nzinga

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM, sponsored by Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics and The Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) Co-Sponsor A Lecture With Sekile Nzinga PhD,...

multi-day

2021 National LGBTQ Health Conference

All day, sponsored by Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH)

The 2021 National LGBT Health Conference will be held virtually on May 20 – 21, 2021. The conference’s keynote and symposia...

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
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 Northwestern Buffett 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 Northwestern Buffett 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...

Jan
15
2020

PAS Winter Quarter Town Hall Meeting

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 –...

Jan
15
2020

Afrisem: Graduate Student Africa Seminar

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

Presenter: Raja Ben Hammed Dorval Department/Program: French  Title of Presentation: Immigration and Nationalism: The Algerian Example of the North African Star Abstract: How...

Jan
22
2020

PAS L+L: Avant-Garde Research Cluster Meeting

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

The Avant-Garde Africa research cluster will share what they are doing and plans for the quarter and beyond. Although the lunch...

Jan
22
2020

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...

Feb
5
2020

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...

Feb
14
2020

The Aftermath of the Assassination of Qassem Soleimani

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

The assassination of Qassem Soleimani and the subsequent shooting down of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 shook the world. But...

Feb
19
2020

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...

Feb
25
2020

Community Arts & Activism Student Panel

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

The Asian American Studies Program present a Community Arts & Activism Student Panel featuring four undergraduate students who will speak...

Feb
27
2020

Conversatorio: What’s Going on in Chile?

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Please join the LACS Program for the second event in our Conversatorio series, conversations about contemporary issues in Latin America...

Mar
4
2020

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...

Mar
9
2020

MENA Graduate Student Colloquium

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

Presentations by MENA graduate students on their research   Details to come...

Mar
9
2020

Digital Lineages and Digital Labor - Mar Hicks

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Unfortunately, this event has been postponed.  This talk looks at how digital systems and labor, historically and in our current moment,...

Mar
10
2020

GSS TA Info Session

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Gender & Sexuality Studies supports several Teaching Assistantships in conjunction with our 200-level courses. The Teaching Assistantships provide an opportunity...

Apr
22
2020

Gender & Sexuality Studies Undergraduate Lunch

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

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

May
1
2020

Conversatorio: What’s Going on in Brazil?

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Please join the LACS Program and the Center for International and Area Studies — on Zoom — for the third...

May
7
2020

CANCELLED: Ann Russo — Feminist Accountability

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

Details TBA Ann Russo is an Associate Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies at DePaul University who focuses on queer, antiracist,...

May
29
2020

Gender & Sexuality Studies Senior Thesis Forum

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Celebrate the work of this year's GSS thesis writers! • Maya Glenn – "Black Queer Women’s Articulations of Masculinity and Femininity...

Jul
29
2020

Afrisem Virtual Conference

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

AFRISEM Virtual Conference Africa's Place in a Globalizing World: Reimagining Governance, Science, Technology, Art, and Culture When: July 29 & 30, 2020,...

Jul
30
2020

Afrisem Virtual Conference

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

AFRISEM Virtual Conference Africa's Place in a Globalizing World: Reimagining Governance, Science, Technology, Art, and Culture When: July 29 & 30, 2020,...

Sep
1
2020

Academic Directions Fair: Roads to Business (Panel)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Roads to Business at Northwestern

Learn about life at Northwestern from current faculty, staff, and students. Northwestern graduates go on to lead successful careers in business...

Sep
2
2020

GSS Virtual Academic Directions Fair - Q&A

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

An informal chat and q&a about our program, course offerings, and what you can do with gender and sexuality studies...

Sep
16
2020

Chicago Field Studies Fall 2020 Orientation

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

At Orientation, CFS students will learn about making the most of their internship, identify learning goals for the quarter, get...

Sep
25
2020

GSS Open Session

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an important figure (along with many others) in the struggle to extend civil...

Oct
2
2020

Wole Soyinka and Chris Abani in Conversation

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

A viritual event where authors Wole Soyinka and Chris Abani will have a discussion. Friday, October 2, 2020, 12pm (CST), 6pm...

Oct
7
2020

Feminist First Year

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by The Women's Center

New and Transfer Students, Join us for Feminist First Year!   October 7th 7:00 - 8:30 pm   In this hour and a half you will...

Oct
8
2020

BIPOC Communities and the 2020 Election

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Wondering how the 2020 Elections are affecting Asian American, Black, and LatinX voters? Come listen to expert Northwesern Professors Cadava,...

Oct
20
2020

ANUW's Virtual Fall Breakfast

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, sponsored by Association of Northwestern University Women (ANUW)

Join the 2020 Virtual Fall Breakfast keynote speaker Sekile M. Nzinga, PhD, MSW, as she discusses her career in higher...

Oct
20
2020

Women's Center Open House- Evanston

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by The Women's Center

Join us for an online gathering from noon to 1pm. Then swing by the east lawn of the Women's Center to...

Oct
22
2020

Liberating History: Fatma 75 (1975)

All day, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Online screening of FATMA 75 followed by a live discussion with a scholar of Maghrebi women's cinema Florence Martin FATMA 75 (Selma...

Nov
3
2020

BIPOC Communities and the 2020 Election

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Wondering how the 2020 Elections are affecting Asian American, Black, and LatinX voters? Come listen to expert Northwestern Professors Gerry...

Nov
5
2020

BIPOC Communities and the 2020 Election

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Wondering how the 2020 Elections are affecting Asian American, Black, and Latinx voters? Come listen to expert Northwestern Professors Cadava,...

Nov
12
2020

A Virtual Lecture on Movement(s) Toward Degrowth

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM, sponsored by Environmental Policy and Culture

Professor Susan Paulson of the Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida, will be giving a lecture where she...

Nov
12
2020

Imagining Transgender Cultural Production as Revolt

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Traditional cultural industries have long excluded those deemed non-normative, including queer and transgender people of color. These barriers include gatekeeping...

Nov
17
2020

Slavery, Colonialism, and Race in the Muslim World

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa (ISITA)

The Northwestern University in Qatar Faculty Working Group on Race Invites you to this event in the year-long series Decentering...

Nov
23
2020

MENA Graduate Colloquium

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

Fall Quarter MENA Graduate Colloquium Presenters Maryam Athari (Art History): "Diagnostic Revelations: Rifat Chadirji's Street Photography" Issrar Chamekh (Political Science) "Pathways to Elective Office: Candidate...

Nov
30
2020

Race and Blackness in Middle East Studies: A MENA Conversation

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

This event is free and open to everyone, but registration is required: bit.ly/race-middle-east-studies Participants Mandana Limbert is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Queens...

Dec
2
2020

Conversatorio: La Pandemia de COVID-19 en Latinoamérica

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

This event will be in Spanish. Please join Northwestern University's Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (on Zoom) for this conversatorio...

Jan
27
2021

Queer &: Envisioning Community

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA)

Queer &: is a collaboration of Multicultural Student Affairs and Social Justice Education exploring queer solidarity, accountability, and futures in...

Feb
8
2021

Aravrit: Language as a Space of Inclusion

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

Join us for a conversation about the potential encapsulated in a language to create powerful emotional space and visibility. We...

Mar
10
2021

Black Literary Islam in the Caribbean (Aliyah Khan)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa (ISITA)

Black Literary Islam in the Caribbean: Autobiographical Writings of Enslaved Sufi West Africans in Colonial Jamaica, and Sufi Poetry in...

Mar
22
2021

GSS TA Info Session

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Gender & Sexuality Studies supports several Teaching Assistantships in conjunction with our 200-level courses. The Teaching Assistantships provide an opportunity...

Apr
9
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

1:30 PM - 2:15 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...

Apr
13
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

12:00 PM - 12:45 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...

Apr
15
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

4:00 PM - 4:45 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...

Apr
19
2021

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...

Apr
20
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

4:00 PM - 4:45 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...

Apr
21
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

1:00 PM - 1:45 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...

Apr
29
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

4:00 PM - 4:45 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...

May
3
2021

MENA Graduate Student Colloquium

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

Presenter: Jesús C. Muñoz (Comparative Literary Studies/MENA) Title: Poetics of Glowing Histories in Flesh and Art: Witnessing the Lives of the...

May
4
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

10:00 AM - 10:45 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...

May
7
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

12:00 PM - 12:45 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...

May
10
2021

MENA Graduate Student Colloquium

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

Presenter: Jesús C. Muñoz (PhD Student, Comparative Literary Studies/MENA Program) Title: “Poetics of Glowing Histories in Flesh and Art: Witnessing the...

May
13
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

12:00 PM - 12:45 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...

May
19
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

1:00 PM - 1:45 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...

May
21
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

10:00 AM - 10:45 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...

May
24
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

4:00 PM - 4:45 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...

May
30
2021

Arab-Jewish Intersecting Identities: Gender, Protest and Politics 

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM, sponsored by The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

ARAB-JEWISH CULTURE, IDENTITY, AND LANGUAGE: PAST AND PRESENT Arab-Jewish Intersecting Identities: Gender, Protest and Politics  Guest Speakers: “The History of the Mizrahi Protest:...

Jun
2
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

4:00 PM - 4:45 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...

Jun
4
2021

2021 Keyman Conference: Queer Conditions | Kuir Haller I

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Keyman Modern Turkish Studies (Northwestern Buffett)

2021 Conference: Queer Conditions/Kuir Haller: Social and Political Change in an Age of Authoritarianism Each year, the Keyman Modern Turkish Studies...

Jun
4
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

12:00 PM - 12:45 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...

Jun
8
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

12:00 PM - 12:45 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...

Jun
8
2021

Minimal Computing for Open Education

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Minimal Computing is a critical framework for using technology to produce and distribute digital texts. Open education is the practice...

Jun
10
2021

Afrisem Conference:African Knowledge that Agitates

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Save the date: the Africa Seminar (Afrisem) graduate student conference "African Knowledge that Agitates" will take place virtually June 10-12,...

Jun
10
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

12:00 PM - 12:45 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...

Jun
11
2021

2021 Keyman Conference: Queer Conditions | Kuir Haller II

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Keyman Modern Turkish Studies (Northwestern Buffett)

2021 Conference: Queer Conditions/Kuir Haller: Social and Political Change in an Age of Authoritarianism Each year, the Keyman Modern Turkish Studies...

Aug
9
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

1:30 PM - 2:15 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...

Aug
11
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

4:00 PM - 4:15 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...

Aug
13
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

12:00 PM - 12:45 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...

Aug
24
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

2:00 PM - 2:45 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...

Aug
26
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

10:00 AM - 10:45 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...

Aug
31
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

4:00 PM - 4:45 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...

Sep
2
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

12:00 PM - 12:45 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...

Sep
2
2021

GSS Virtual Academic Directions Fair - Q&A

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

An informal chat and q&a about our program, course offerings, and what you can do with gender and sexuality studies...

Sep
7
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

4:00 PM - 4:45 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...

Sep
8
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

1:00 PM - 1:45 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...

Sep
13
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

4:00 PM - 4:45 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...

Sep
16
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

12:00 PM - 12:45 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...

Sep
24
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

12:00 PM - 12:45 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...

Sep
28
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

10:00 AM - 10:45 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...

Sep
28
2021

Feminist First Year

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by The Women's Center

Feminist First Year is an opportunity for students *new to campus to learn about feminist student organiuzations, meet staff from...

Sep
29
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

4:00 PM - 4:45 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...

Sep
30
2021

Feminist First Year

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by The Women's Center

Feminist First Year is an opportunity for students *new to campus to learn about feminist student organiuzations, meet staff from...

Oct
7
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

12:00 PM - 12:45 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...

Oct
7
2021

GSS Fall Reception

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

Will be outdoors. Exact location currently being finalized. All snacks will be individually wrapped. Click here for event poster.   Email Eliot at gender@northwestern.edu...

Oct
12
2021

Women's Center Open House, Evanston

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by The Women's Center

Our fabulous, purple fanny packs are stuffed with goodies and waiting for you at the Evanston Women's Center.   We won't be...

Oct
15
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

12:00 PM - 12:45 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...

Oct
20
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

1:00 PM - 1:45 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...

Oct
25
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

12:00 PM - 12:45 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...

Oct
26
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

12:00 PM - 12:45 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...

Oct
27
2021

LORETTA ROSS: Reproductive Justice as a Human Right

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

Activist. Public Intellectual. Professor. Loretta Ross joined the women’s movement in 1978 by working at the first rape crisis center in...

Nov
9
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

4:00 PM - 4:45 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...

Nov
15
2021

MENA Studies Core Faculty Meeting

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

Quarterly meeting of the MENA Studies Program core faculty

Nov
15
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

4:00 PM - 4:45 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...

Nov
23
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

4:00 PM - 4:45 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...

Nov
29
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

4:00 PM - 4:45 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...

Dec
7
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

4:00 PM - 4:45 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...

Dec
14
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

12:00 PM - 12:45 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...

Dec
16
2021

CFS Info Session Live on Zoom

12:00 PM - 12:45 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...

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