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January 29, 2015

5:00 PM - 6:30 PMMLK Lecture: Rosalind Fuse-Hall -- The Strength of Diversity

Location: McKimmon Center

Dr. Rosalind Fuse-Hall, president of Bennett College, will give the CHASS Martin Luther King lecture on "The Strength of Diversity." Reception from 4:30-5:00pm. The lecture is free and open to the public. Questions: contact Dr. Juliana Nfah-Abbenyi, CHASS Director of Diversity Programs at jmphd@ncsu.edu.


5:45 PM - 7:15 PMInformation Session-Guatemala Ethnographic Field School -Summer 2015

Location: 129 1911 Bldg

Information session about the Summer ’15 Guatemala Ethnographic Field School: Learn how the program works and how to find financial support, including scholarships. The 22nd NC State Ethnographic Field School in Lake Atitlán, Guatemala, runs May 22 - July 13, 2015. While learning fieldwork methods, participants in this cultural immersion program live with a Maya family. Program director: Dr. Tim Wallace (twallace@ncsu.edu), Sociology & Anthropology.

Website: http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/wallace/Guatemala index.com


February 2, 2015

6:00 PM - 7:00 PMPRSSA Meeting

Location: TBA

Intersted in Public Relations? The Public Relations Student Society of America at NC State is having our first meeting of the semester Monday, February 2nd at 6 p.m. Heather Harder, member of the Public Affairs Team at Capstrat and National President of PRSSA will join us as guest speaker and will discuss what she has learned so far about succeeding in the PR field. FREE homemade food will be provided by the executive board. We hope to see you there!


Email Danielle Mayber at drmayber@ncsu.edu to be added to the google invite so you will be notified about the meeting location.


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMShattered Families in the Middle East

Location: Withers Hall Room 232A

The Middle East seems to be stumbling from one crisis to the next. Two of the most recent victims of war have been the families of Gaza and the thousands of Palestinians among the Syrians who fled to Lebanon. Both groups show the physical and psychological scars of constant violence and poverty. Bill Corcoran, President and CEO of American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA), will illustrate its humanitarian efforts and provide insights regarding the future of instability in the region. 

Website: http://peace-with-justice.org/


February 3, 2015

8:30 AM - 10:00 AMCoffee Chat

Location: Caldwell Lounge

Dean Jeff Braden invites all faculty and staff from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences to join him for coffee, breakfast bites, and conversation. Take advantage of this opportunity to get to know your colleagues and catch up on campus and college news.


6:00 PM - 7:00 PMSAGE Meeting

Location: Poe 220

Join Students Advocating Gender Equality to discuss interesting issues relating to gender that impact our daily lives. We host debates, speakers, and plan for taking action on campus. All welcome!

Website: https://www.facebook.com/SAGENCSU


February 4, 2015

10:00 AM - 8:00 PMTunnel of Oppression

Location: Talley - State Ballroom

The Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive experience that examines contemporary issues of race, class, domestic violence, religion, body image, gender identification, and discriminatory forms and processes. Participants are guided through a series of scenes that aim to educate and challenge them to think more deeply about these issues. At the end of the tour, there is a brief facilitated discussion which allows the opportunity to process the experience. Program runs 10:00 - 2:00; 4:00 - 8:00 on Feb 4 and 5. The entire experience lasts about 60 minutes per group and is a great opportunity for students to think critically about issues that impact NC State’s campus on a daily basis.

Website: http://www.go.ncsu.edu/TOO2015


February 5, 2015

10:00 AM - 8:00 PMTunnel of Oppression

Location: Talley Student Ballroom

The Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive experience that examines contemporary issues of race, class, domestic violence, religion, body image, gender identification, and discriminatory forms and processes. Participants are guided through a series of scenes that aim to educate and challenge them to think more deeply about these issues. At the end of the tour, there is a brief facilitated discussion which allows the opportunity to process the experience. The program runs 10:00 - 2:00 and 4:00 - 8:00 on Feb 4 and 5. The entire experience lasts about 60 minutes per group and is a great opportunity for students to think critically about issues that impact NC State’s campus on a daily basis.

Website: http://www.go.ncsu.edu/TOO2015


11:00 AM - 12:00 PMRESCHEDULED: Collegewide Staff Town Hall Meeting with the Dean

Location: Caldwell Lounge

Calling all Humanities and Social Sciences staff members: Come share your ideas, voice your opinions, and ask Dean Braden and fellow staff members your questions. All EPA and SPA staff are welcome to attend. (Rescheduled due to inclement weather.)


3:30 PM - 5:00 PMRPT General Information Session

Location: 434 Daniels Hall

The Office of the Provost will offer a general information session on the Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure process. The session will include information about the process, an overview of the website (http://www.provost.ncsu.edu/promotion-tenure/) and a question and answer period. New tenure track faculty, those who will soon be entering the RPT cycle, and anyone involved in the 2015-2016 RPT process are encouraged to attend. Please familiarize yourself with the promotion and tenure website prior to the session. http://www.provost.ncsu.edu/promotion-tenure/


February 9, 2015

5:15 PM - 6:30 PMWhen Does Jewish Law Change? - Jewish Studies Lecture Series

Location: Daniels Hall 434

Prof. Edward Fram (Ben Gurion University, Israel) offers the first in a series of talks on Jewish history sponsored by the History Department. An expert on early modern Polish Jewry and rabbinic law, he will speak on "When Does Jewish Law Change? Some Historical Examples and Parameters." Free and open to the public.


6:00 PM - 8:00 PMFelix, African Diaspora Film Festival

Location: Witherspoon Campus Cinema

2/9 African Diaspora Film Festival Series: Screening, Felix, 6:00, Campus Cinema

Website: http://ids.chass.ncsu.edu/afs/


February 12, 2015

4:30 PM - 5:30 PMOpen house for new Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities

Location: Caldwell Lounge

Come to an open house to learn more about NC State’s new Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities. In collaboration with colleges across the campus, this certificate invites degree or non-degree seeking graduate students to design a flexible 12-credit curriculum at the forefront of interdisciplinary methods in digital humanities, computation, and new media.

Website: http://go.ncsu.edu/dhcertificate


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMWLLE: A Voice of the Community

Location: Hunt Library Auditorium


2/12 WLLE Radio: The Voice of the Community, with Cash Michaels,
Sheila Smith McKoy & guests, presented with NCSU Libraries, Hunt Library Auditorium



February 19, 2015

12:15 PM - 1:15 PMMajor Contributions of Early Women Plant Pathologists to our Science

Location: Room 129, 1911 Building

Science, Technology and Society (STS) hosts a Brown Bag Seminar with Jean Ristaino, Department of Plant Pathology, who will discuss her book Pioneering Women in Plant Pathology. She will discuss obstacles that women faced, the strategies they used for success, and their scientific contributions.


February 20, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PMI Am a Girl, African Diaspora Film Festival

Location: Cameron Village Regional Library, 2nd Floor


2/20


African Diaspora Film Festival Series: Screening: I Am a Girl,
6:00, Cameron Village Library, co-sponsored by Women's and Gender Studies Program, Women's Center & the NC Chapter of UN Women*

Website: http://ids.chass.ncsu.edu/afs/


February 25, 2015

11:00 AM - 12:00 PMReappointment, Promotion and Tenure (RPT) Session

Location: Dabney Hall Room 220

The Provost's Office is offering a separate RPT session devoted to the promotion process for non-tenure track (NTT) faculty with professorial rank. Interested NTT faculty, department heads and RPT department and college administrators are encouraged to attend.


February 26, 2015

12:00 PM - 5:00 PMMADRID CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Spanish-Language Certificates Registration

Location: WITHERS 225

Madrid Chamber of Commerce Spanish-Language Certification is available. Take an exam to earn a Spanish-language certificate in business, tourism or health services. Register Feb. 26 (12-5) and Feb. 27 (3-5) for testing Apr. 14. NC State is the only location in the southeast to offer testing through the internationally recognized Madrid Chamber of Commerce Program. For information, contact Program Director Ana E. Gray in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at ana_gray@ncsu.edu. To view sample proficiency questions or register for the exam, http://fll.chass.ncsu.edu/spanish/exams/index.php


March 4, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:00 PMReappointment, Promotion and Tenure (RPT) General Information Session

Location: Monteith Research Center Room 136

The Office of the Provost will offer a general information session on the Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure process. The session will include information about the process, an overview of the website (http://www.provost.ncsu.edu/promotion-tenure/) and a question and answer period. New tenure track faculty, those who will soon be entering the RPT cycle, and anyone involved in the 2015-2016 RPT process are encouraged to attend. Please familiarize yourself with the Promotion and Tenure website prior to the session. http://www.provost.ncsu.edu/promotion-tenure/


March 5, 2015

12:15 PM - 1:15 PMSTS Brown Bag Seminar

Location: Room 129, 1911 Building

Andrew Binder, Department of Communication


'Public Perceptions of Genetic Engineering Technologies: What We Know and Where We Need to Go'


This presentation will focus on preliminary results from a larger meta-synthesis and -analysis of published research on public perceptions of genetic engineering. These include outlining the dominant foci of such research (such as agricultural biotechnology), as well as areas where more social science research is needed (such as genetically engineered animals). Results will also describe the nature and robustness of important relationships such as those between trust in science, scientific literacy, and opinions on genetic engineering.


March 19, 2015

12:15 PM - 12:16 PMSTS Brown Bag Seminar

Location: Room 129, 1911 Building

John Carroll, Department of Philosophy


'Laws of Nature'


Do laws of nature govern the universe? Or are they mere summaries of what happens in the universe? After a review of some recent philosophical accounts, Carroll will sketch a view on which laws of nature do govern, and do so in virtue of being generalizations caused by nature.



4:30 PM - 6:30 PMLecture

Location: Withers Hall/140

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures invites you to attend this lecture by Professor Luis Duno-Gottberg (Rice University).


Title: "Lumpen Sovereignty: Mutations of ‘The People’ and The State in Contemporary Venezuelan Politics'.


Date: March 19th.


Time: 4:30pm.


Location: Withers Hall/ Room 140



March 20, 2015

9:00 AM - 12:00 PMSocial Work Spring Symposium

Location: McKimmom Center

Annual Spring Symposium addressing pressing issues in the social work field.


This year's theme is ON THE OUTSIDE: Addressing the Barriers to Success for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals.


Join us for a morning featuring with local and regional professionals from a number of fields who are working to address the variety of issues affecting formerly incarcerated people.

Website: http://socialwork.chass.ncsu.edu/news_events/symposiums/index.php


April 7, 2015

1:30 PM - 4:00 PMSTS Brown Bag Seminar

Location: Winston 209

Special Faculty-Graduate Student Reading Group on Peter Galison’s work


In preparation for Peter Galison’s April 10th talk during the Buchdahl symposium (details to be announced soon), this STS seminar will be held during CRD 791 class time, and will involve a discussion of the following articles. Articles can be made available by contacting Kathleen Vogel (kmvogel@ncsu.edu):


April 15, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:30 PMHolocaust Remembrance Day Lecture

Location: SAS 2203

Morris Glass, Holocaust camp survivor, and co-author of Chosen for Destruction, will talk about his teenage years spent in concentration camps, how he was able to survive, and his experiences in coming to the United States. Scheduled for the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, this talk concludes the spring lecture series in Jewish history. Free and open to the public.


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