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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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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,...

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IPD Study Abroad Walk-Up Advising

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, sponsored by International Program Development

Stop by the IPD table on the ground floor of Norris to chat with IPD alums and Program Ambassadors about...

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Write On!

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by The Latina and Latino Studies Program

Write on!Latina/Latina Studies Program Are you writing a thesis or research paper? Would you like to write alongside others? Join...

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Engendering Change Conference

All day, sponsored by Gender Studies Program

Northwestern is hosting the Engendering Change Graduate Student Conference. The purpose of this conference is to provide a space for graduate...

Feb
20
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Feb
20
2017

SHC Klopsteg Lecture: BRETT WALKER

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

BRETT WALKER: History, Philosophy, & Religious Studies, Montana State University "Natural and Unnatural Disasters: 3/11, Asbestos, and the Unmaking of Japan’s...

Feb
21
2017

Albert Newen

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Cognitive Science Program

Cognition and Perception: Does higher-order background information influence our perceptual experience? Co-sponsored with the Philosophy Department More Info

Feb
21
2017

Nadia Zakamska: Observations of quasar feedback

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: Observations of quasar feedback Speaker: Nadia Zakamska, John Hopkins University Host: Daniel Angles Alcazar Abstract: Quasars are now thought to have made critical impact on...

Feb
22
2017

Gilman Scholarship Workshop

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Study Abroad Office

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

Feb
22
2017

Graduate Workshop with Rafael Castillo Zapata

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

ESTACIÓN VIOLENTA. POLÍTICAS POÉTICAS DE LA OTRA VANGUARDIA VENEZOLANA 1960-1975 Rafael Castillo Zapata enseña teoría de la literatura en la universidad...

Feb
22
2017

Thinking about the Torah: A Philosopher Reads the Bible

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Religious Studies Department

Thinking about the Torah: A Philosopher Reads the Bible Book Colloquium by Professor Kenneth Seeskin Panelists:Mira Balberg, Assistant Professor of Religion, Department...

Feb
22
2017

Language Tables in Allison

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join us our first Language Table in Allison Hall.

Feb
22
2017

Moore Speaker in Creative Writing: Aracelis Girmay

5:15 PM - 6:45 PM, sponsored by Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Some Schools of Effort and "Seeing" In response to the various traumas triggered this past election year (these being a result...

Feb
23
2017

Latinx Scholars in the Making

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by The Latina and Latino Studies Program

The Latina and Latino Studies Program is proud to highlight thecurrent independent research projects of our majors. Please join usfor...

Feb
23
2017

Le Ciné Club

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Feb
24
2017

EL DIARIO COMO OBRA: A Reading by Rafael Castillo Zapata

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Presentation in Spanish Rafael Castillo Zapata has been teaching literary theory at the Central University of Venezuela since 1989. Visiting professor...

Feb
24
2017

Paul Staniland

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Comparative-Historical Social Science Working Group (Buffett Institute)

Paul Staniland is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Chicago, where he co-directs the Program on...

Feb
24
2017

Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Workshop

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Political Science

"The Racialized Politics of Poverty in the American States"   Jamila MichenerAssistant Professor, Department of Government, Cornell University

Feb
24
2017

Department Lecture Series

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

THE LAW OF THE NOVEL AND THE FORM OF HISTORY a lecture by ROBERTO DAINOTTO, Duke University From Richardson’s Pamela, “a victim...

Feb
24
2017

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics

CIERA Astronomer Evenings are special programs that take place on the last Friday of every month at Northwestern's Dearborn Observatory. After...

Feb
27
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Feb
27
2017

Political Theory Colloquium: Edith Hall & Don Herzog

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Political Science

Edith Hall, Professor of Classics, King’s College, Oxford University “That Goblin Word: Why we Need to Rethink what Aristophanes and We...

Feb
27
2017

Tertulias

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Being part of a conversation group ("Tertulia") is a wonderful way to practice your Spanish. Is a cultural get-togethers where...

Feb
28
2017

Sara Grady

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Cognitive Science Program

TUTORIAL: Telling the stories of your analysis Neuroscience, psychology, and learning design researchers keep confirming what may seem obvious: storytelling is...

Feb
28
2017

Ethnography Workshop: Angel Escamilla-Garcia

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

Angel Escamilla-Garcia Presents: “Minors Between Borders: The Strategies Child Migrants use to Transit throughMexico."

Feb
28
2017

Visiting Artist Lecture: Kameelah Janan Rasheed

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Art Theory & Practice

KAMEELAH JANAN RASHEED (b. 1985, East Palo Alto, CA) is an artist, writer, and former public school social studies teacher....

Mar
1
2017

The Carceral State: A. Naomi Paik

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by American Studies Program

A. Naomi Paik grapples with the history of U.S. Prison camps that have confined people outside the boundaries of legal...

Mar
2
2017

Psychology Colloquium: Sarah Hampson

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Psychology

The Northwestern University Psychology Colloquium Series Presents: Sarah Hampson Oregon Research Institute   "Personality and Health: Findings from the Hawaii Longitudinal Study" Abstract: Could childhood personality...

Mar
3
2017

Debt and the New Populisms - Craig Calhoun

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Craig Calhoun is president of The Berggruen Institute. From 2012 to 2016, he was Director and President of the London School...

Mar
6
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Mar
6
2017

SHC Klopsteg Lecture: CLARA HAN

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

CLARA HAN: Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University "A Life in Debt to the Dead: Learning Kinship in a Setting of Pervasive Death” Description:...

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
7
2017

Jon M. Miller: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: TBA Speaker: Jon M. Miller, University of Michigan Host: Vicky Kalogera Abstract: TBA   Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

Mar
7
2017

American Studies Informational Session

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by American Studies Program

First year students and sophomores are invited to attend an informational about the Program in American Studies. Stop by with...

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
9
2017

A talk by Luis Négron

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

A talk by Luis Négron

Mar
9
2017

Le Ciné Club

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Mar
10
2017

IPD Study Abroad Walk-Up Advising

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, sponsored by International Program Development

Stop by the IPD table on the ground floor of Norris to chat with IPD alums and Program Ambassadors about...

Mar
11
2017

Winter classes end

All day, sponsored by University Academic Calendar

Winter classes end

Mar
13
2017

Winter exams begin

All day, sponsored by University Academic Calendar

Winter exams begin

Mar
13
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Mar
27
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Mar
28
2017

Amy Bender: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: TBA Speaker: Amy Bender, KCIP; Argonne National Laboratory Host: Deanne Coppejans Abstract: TBA   Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

Mar
30
2017

Learning to be Loyal: Political Education in China and Russia

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Equality Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS)

EDGS Speaker Series: “Society and Politics in the Asia-Pacific” Co-sponsored with Political Science and WCAS Karrie Koesel, Notre Dame How do authoritarian regimes...

Mar
30
2017

Psychology Colloquium: Dolores Albarracin

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Psychology

The Northwestern University Colloquium Series Presents: Dolores Albarracin University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign   Talk title: TBA   Thursday, March 30, 2017 4:00 pm, Swift Hall 107 Reception to...

Mar
31
2017

“Cowboyistan: The Social Costs of Fracking”

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by English Department

Toni Jensen (University of Arkansas, Fayetteville) speaks about her scholarly and creative work on fracking, violence against Indigenous women, and...

Mar
31
2017

Toni Jensen: Cowboyistan: The Social Costs of Fracking

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Toni Jensen (English/University of Arkansas), author of the short story collection From the Hilltop, published through the Native Storiers Series...

Mar
31
2017

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics

CIERA Astronomer Evenings are special programs that take place on the last Friday of every month at Northwestern's Dearborn Observatory. After...

Apr
3
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Apr
3
2017

SHC Klopsteg Lecture: PAULA FINDLEN

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

PAULA FINDLEN: History, Stanford University “Mondino's Assistant: Imagining the Female Anatomist in Medieval Italy (and Beyond)” Description: TBA Bio:  reception to follow

Apr
3
2017

Visiting Artist Lecture: Adrián Villar Rojas

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Art Theory & Practice

Using clay and concrete, Adrián Villar Rojas’s sculptures and installations draw on the history of Minimalist sculpture and Modernist architecture,...

Apr
4
2017

Lecture by Anand Yang (CCHS)

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

The Chabraja Center for Historical Studies  lunch lecture (lunch starts at 12:15, the lecture about 12:30 p.m.): Anand YANG (University of...

Apr
4
2017

Norman Murray: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: TBA Speaker: Norman Murray, CITA Host: Abstract: TBA   Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

Apr
5
2017

Lecture by Professor Tuttle

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Religious Studies Department

Lecture by Professor Tuttle Organized by the Religious Studies Graduate Students Association at Northwestern University Details TBA

Apr
10
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Apr
11
2017

Bodies in Motion: Mario LaMothe

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

“Giving Bodies: Dance, Memory, and Imagined Haitian Identities”   The Bodies in Motion speaker series is part of the Mellon Dance Studies...

Apr
17
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Apr
17
2017

Anne Berger lecture

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

Anne Emmanuelle Berger holds an “agrégation de Lettres modernes” (1981), a doctorate from the University of Paris VIII (613 pages,...

Apr
17
2017

SHC Klopsteg Lecture: MARY MORGAN

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

MARY MORGAN: Economic History, London School of Economics and Political Science “Observing Poverty, Measuring the Good Life” Description: TBA Bio: reception to follow

Apr
21
2017

American Politics Workshop

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

Julia Valdes (Northwestern PhD candidate)

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

4:00 PM - 6:00 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...

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