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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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Isaac Julien: The Leopard (Western Union: Small Boats)

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum Exhibitions

“ [A] refined fusion of politics, history, and stunningly lush aesthetics.” -Artforum Isaac Julien’s groundbreaking 2007 video installation The Leopard (Western...

Jan
22
2019

Korean Language Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

This Language Table will be a great place for you to practice conversation in a relaxed informal setting. You will...

Jan
22
2019

Tavola Italiana

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

Informal conversation in Italian

Jan
22
2019

Social Movement Workshop: Richard Paquin Morel

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

Richard Paquin Morel presents: Racial ized accountability threat: Demographic changes and participation in boycotts of standardized tests

Jan
22
2019

Study Abroad in Berlin: Infosession

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Study Abroad Info Session (Kresge 3-354) at 5:00 p.m. Berlin: Global City in the Center of Europe - Summer...

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
24
2019

Early Modern Colloquium Speaker - Emily Wilbourne

5:15 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by English Department

The Early Modern Colloquium presents Emily Wilbourne, Associate Professor of Musicology at Queens College and the Graduate Center at the City University...

Jan
24
2019

Le Ciné Club 1 of 4

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...

Jan
24
2019

Stammtisch at the Celtic Knot

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Thursday, January 24 Stammtisch at the Celtic Knot at 8:00 p.m with the German Undergraduate Advisory Board (GUAB)

Jan
25
2019

American Politics Workshop Presents John Bullock

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM, sponsored by Department of Political Science

"Reconsidering the Stability of Policy Preferences" John Bullock Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Political Science Northwestern University

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
25
2019

Presentation by Mark Lipovetsky

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Slavic Languages and Literatures

Mark Lipovetsy discusses “Dmitri Prigov’s ‘Appeals to Citizens’ and the Meaning of New Sincerity.”  Professor and Director of Russian Graduate...

Jan
25
2019

Japanese Language 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 for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

Jan
25
2019

Film screening: Duvarlar-Mauern-Walls

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Timed with the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, Northwestern doctoral candidates Evelyn Kreutzer and Esra Cimencioglu...

Jan
29
2019

Urdu Crime Fiction 1890-1950

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Talk by C.M. Naim (University of Chicago) followed by q&a. Crime fiction, generally known in Urdu as Jāsūsī Adab, began to...

Jan
29
2019

The Invention of Chaos

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Professor Glenn Most (U Chicago), will present his talk "The Invention of Chaos" as part of the Classical Receptions Workshop.

Jan
30
2019

NCA Winter 2019 Internship & Job Fair (Day 1)

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Career Advancement

Join Northwestern Career Advancement for Day 1 of the 2019 Winter Internship and Job Fair on Wednesday, Jan. 30 from 12-4...

Jan
30
2019

Hindi Urdu Language Table

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

All students are welcome! From beginners to native speakers! And there's chai and snacks!!

Jan
31
2019

NCA Winter 2019 Internship & Job Fair (Day 2)

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Career Advancement

Join Northwestern Career Advancement for Day 2 of the 2019 Winter Internship and Job Fair on Thursday, Jan. 31 from 12-4 p.m....

Jan
31
2019

Italian Film Series 1 of 3

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

One Hundred Steps (I CENTO PASSI)By Marco Tullio Giordana (2000)

Feb
1
2019

Japanese Language 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 for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

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

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
5
2019

Korean Language Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

This Language Table will be a great place for you to practice conversation in a relaxed informal setting. You will...

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
6
2019

Caravans of Gold Guided Tour

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Take a guided tour of the Block Museum's exhibit Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange across Medieval...

Feb
6
2019

"Take Shelter" Film Screening and Discussion

5:15 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

"Take Shelter" film screening and discussion. Presented by the Environmental Humanities Research Workshop of the Kaplan Humanities Institute. Pizza will be...

Feb
7
2019

Avant Garde Africa: Manthia Diawara

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

In conjunction with the screening of Malian filmmaker, art historian, and cultural theorist Manthia Diawara’s An Opera of the World,...

Feb
7
2019

Le Ciné Club 2 of 4

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
8
2019

Japanese Language 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 for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

Feb
8
2019

Korean Cultural Night

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Attention all students, Please join us!  Korean Music! Open Mic! Karaoke!   Participate solo or in a group.  Korean snacks will be provided. 

Feb
8
2019

Film screening: Berlin, Babylon

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Timed with the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, Northwestern doctoral candidates Evelyn Kreutzer and Esra Cimencioglu...

Feb
11
2019

Tacita de Cafe

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

This is a welcoming social forum for intermediate-advanced heritage learners of Spanish to discuss culture, language, current issues, etc. over...

Feb
13
2019

Hindi Urdu Language Table

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

All students are welcome! From beginners to native speakers! And there's chai and snacks!!

Feb
13
2019

Chinese Conversation Hour

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Chinese Conversation Hour, hosted by the Chinese language program, is for students interested in practicing speaking Chinese. Participants are...

Feb
13
2019

Tavola Italiana

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

Informal conversation in Italian

Feb
14
2019

Faculty/Student Colloquium

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

"My Fingers for War: A Prayer for Jewish Militiamen in Colonial Suriname" Eli Rosenblatt Affiliated Scholar, Northwestern University Sometime in the middle...

Feb
15
2019

Japanese Language 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 for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

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
19
2019

Korean Language Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

This Language Table will be a great place for you to practice conversation in a relaxed informal setting. You will...

Feb
20
2019

Italian Film Series 2 of 3

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

La Mafia Uccide Solo D’Estate (The Mafia Kills Only In Summer)By Poerfrancesco Diliberto (2013)

Feb
21
2019

Le Ciné Club 3 of 4

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
21
2019

Film screening: Wings of Desire

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Wings of DesireThursday, February 21, 2019 7:00 PM FREE(Wim Wenders, 1987, Germany, DCP, 130 min.) In German with English subtitles In Wim...

Feb
22
2019

Japanese Language 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 for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

Feb
25
2019

INPut Lecture - John Bullock

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM, sponsored by Department of Political Science

John Bullock Assoc. Professor, Department of Political Science Northwestern University

Feb
25
2019

Tavola Italiana

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

Informal conversation in Italian

Feb
26
2019

Visiting Artist Talk: Fia Backström

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Art Theory & Practice

Fia Backström (Sweden) is an artist based in New York, NY. Fia Backström's work focuses on the fabric of co-existence...

Feb
27
2019

Hindi Urdu Language Table

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

All students are welcome! From beginners to native speakers! And there's chai and snacks!!

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...

Mar
1
2019

CHSS Workshop - Phillip Gorski

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

"Philip S. Gorski (Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley 1996) is a comparative-historical sociologist with strong interests in theory and methods...

Mar
1
2019

Japanese Language 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 for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

Mar
3
2019

Allan and Norma Harris Day of Jewish Study

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

Please join us for a Day of Study with faculty from The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies...

Mar
6
2019

Italian Film Series 3 of 3

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Gomorrah By Matteo Garrone (2008)

Mar
7
2019

Stammtisch at the Celtic Knot

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Thursday, March 7 Stammtisch at the Celtic Knot at 8:00 p.m with the German Undergraduate Advisory Board (GUAB)

Mar
8
2019

Japanese Language 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 for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

Mar
8
2019

Tavola Italiana

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

Informal conversation in Italian

Mar
12
2019

Weinberg Distinguished Fellow Lecture: Zenzi Griffin

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Presentation by Weinberg Distinguished Fellow Zenzi Griffin. Sponsored by Weinberg College with the Department of Linguistics, Department of Psychology, and the...

Mar
13
2019

Chinese Conversation Hour

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Chinese Conversation Hour, hosted by the Chinese language program, is for students interested in practicing speaking Chinese. Participants are...

Mar
14
2019

Truth-Telling: Frances Willard and Ida B. Wells

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Office of the Associate Provost for Faculty

Panel discussion on Frances Willard and Ida B. Wells, to launch the new documentary website on their controversial exchange over...

Mar
14
2019

Le Ciné Club 4 of 4

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
15
2019

Japanese Language 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 for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

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