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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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Japanese Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japanese instructors will host the Japanese Language Coffee Hour once a week. This Coffee Hour will be a great...

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Skin(s) - Performance by Rosy Simas Danse

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Skin(s) shares the beauty and diversity of how Native people identify and examine the contradictions, pride, joy, pain, and sorrow...

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Drone Stories

10:00 AM - 10:00 PM, sponsored by Dittmar Memorial Gallery

Drone Stories reminds us of the drones and crosshairs that loom above us near and far and their causal domestic...

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Japanese Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japanese instructors will host the Japanese Language Coffee Hour once a week. This Coffee Hour will be a great...

Nov
27
2017

Short Course

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: General

Richard Blundell (University College London): "The Microeconometric Analysis of Consumption, Savings and Labor Supply" Lecture 4 of 4

Nov
27
2017

Griffiths / Kriegeskorte Dialogue

4:00 PM - 6:15 PM, sponsored by Cognitive Science Program

CogSci Dialogue: Is the route to understanding human intelligence paved with big data?Invited speakers: Tom Griffiths (UC Berkeley) and Niko...

Nov
27
2017

Sociology Race and Society Workshop

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

The Race and Society Workshop, an interdisciplinary workshop located within the Department of Sociology, focuses on race as a subject...

Nov
28
2017

Garry Wills

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by One Book One Northwestern 2017-2018

A moderated conversation about Wills’ Inventing America and Lincoln at Gettysburg.

Nov
28
2017

Elizabeth Camp

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

Prof. Camp's research focuses on thoughts that don’t fit the propositional model of mind and language. In the realm of...

Nov
28
2017

Sociology Ethnography Workshop

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

The Ethnography Workshop is open to graduate students and faculty who are interested in the broad range of participant observation,...

Nov
28
2017

Sociology Social Movements Workshop

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

Are you interested in political mobilization, corporate-social responsibility, activism, and/or social change? If so, you may be interested in our...

Nov
28
2017

CIERA Round Table Discussion: "Peering into the Cosmic Maelstrom"

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics

A Conversation with the Northwestern Scientists behind the First-ever Multi-messenger Astronomy Observations Moderated by Dr. Michelle Larson, President & CEO, Adler...

Nov
29
2017

Development Economics Lunch Seminar

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: Development Economics Lunch Seminar

Ameet Morjaria (Northwestern University): "TBA"

Nov
29
2017

Indigenous Artists in Collaboration: A Conversation

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Join the Block Museum for a conversation with four contemporary Native women artists exploring collaborative practices that unite artists, community...

Nov
30
2017

Boren Scholarship - Application Workshop

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Boren Scholarships provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the worls that are...

Nov
30
2017

German Department Holiday Kaffeestunde

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

Join faculty, students and staff at our annual Holiday Celebration. Take time to mingle with other students and professors, while...

Nov
30
2017

BME Seminar Series: Tania Douglas, PhD

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by McCormick - Biomedical Engineering Department

Tania Douglas, PhDVisiting Scholar at Northwestern UniversityProfessor and South African Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering & InnovationUniversity of Cape TownHost:...

Nov
30
2017

Le Ciné Club (4 of 4)

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

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

Dec
1
2017

Comparative Politics Workshop

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

"Ballot Reform as Suffrage Restriction: Evidence from Brazil’s Second Republic" Daniel GingerichAssociate Professor, Woodrow Wilson Department of PoliticsUniversity of Virginia  

Dec
1
2017

Sociology Problem-Solving Workshop

2:45 PM - 4:45 PM, sponsored by Sociology Department

This workshop uses sociological theories to solve real-world problems, and uses attempts to solve real-world problems as a way to...

Dec
5
2017

Haley Vlach

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

"Learning to forget, forgetting to learn: How memory shapes cognitive development" The early years of life are an exciting period of...

Dec
6
2017

Boren Scholarship - Application Workshop

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Boren Scholarships provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the worls that are...

Jan
8
2018

Boren Scholarship - Application Workshop

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Boren Scholarships provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the worls that are...

Jan
8
2018

Hindi-Urdu Placement Testing

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

This Hindi-Urdu Placement Testing is for students who were not on campus to take the placement test during the Wildcat...

Jan
9
2018

Robert Slevc

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

Relationships between language and music: from sound to syntax Linguistic and musical processing seem similar in some ways, but are differentially...

Jan
10
2018

Boren Scholarship - Application Workshop

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Boren Scholarships provides up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the worls that are...

Jan
12
2018

Comparative Politics Workshop

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

Kevin MazurPostdoctoral Prize Research Fellow, Nuffield College, University of Oxford

Jan
15
2018

Global Health Corps Deadline!!!

All day, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Deadlines

Global Health Corps recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets to work with high-impact organizations in year-long...

Jan
16
2018

Percival Matthews

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

Perceptual foundations for understanding numerical magnitudes Co-sponsored by the Department of Psychology I will argue that more explicit attention to nonsymbolic ratio...

Jan
17
2018

Moore Lecture: Natalie Diaz

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

Natalie Diaz was born in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, California. She is Mojave and an enrolled member...

Jan
19
2018

CHSS Workshop: Nitsan Chorev

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

Nitsan Chorev is the Harmon Family Professor of Sociology and International Studies at Brown University. She was a Member at...

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