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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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Tertulia/Study Break

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

A friendly gathering to prepare for Spanish exams, both the midterm and final. For students in Spanish 101-3 through 121-3.

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Regional Colloquium on Global Capitalism and Law

All day, sponsored by Global Capitalism & Law Research Group (Buffett Institute)

Program: http://buffett.northwestern.edu/programs/global-capitalism-law/regional-colloquium/2018-regional-colloquium-program.html Location: Woods Conference Room, American Bar Foundation The Global Capitalism & Law Research Group at the Buffett Institute invites you and...

May
24
2018

MBS Department Seminar: Matt Shoulders

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Molecular Biosciences

MBS Department Seminar Matt Shoulders, MIT Title: Elucidating Mechanisms of Complex Protein Assembly and Evolution

May
24
2018

Applied Micro Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: General

Heyu Xiong (Northwestern University): "Short-Run Effects of Disruptions to Human Capital"

May
24
2018

Bollywood Movies

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

KAHAANI "A Story," dir. Sujoy Ghosh, 2012 (122 mins.) Twists and Intrigue in Kolkata's crowds This film screening is meant to introduce students...

May
24
2018

Creative Writing Senior Readings

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by English Department

Featuring:Alice DaytonEmma DolanAna DuvergelOlivia HarpelJulian KanagyLaura RothJoey SalvoRex ShannonTarushi SharmaElizabeth TorresNicole WallaceLydia Weber

May
25
2018

Comparative Politics Workshop

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

Laura Garcia Ph.D. Candidate, Northwestern University  "Parasitism: State Formation and The Economic Elite during the United States of Colombia"

May
25
2018

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

May
25
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics

CIERA graduate students Alex Gurvich and Zach Hafen will host this month’s event. They will discuss their research related to...

May
26
2018

We Need To Hide What We're Doing

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by Art Theory & Practice

One night program of screening and performative works by Northwestern Art Theory and Practice MFA students, alumni and staff, as...

May
29
2018

Solving the Mystery of Grace Jones: It’s the Holy Ghost

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

Lecture by Dr. Judith Casselberry, Associate Professor of Africana Studies, Bowdoin College Response by Dr. Francesca Royster, Associate Professor of English,...

May
29
2018

Michael Frank

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

Bigger data about smaller people: Studying children’s language learning at scale This research integrates high-density data from individual children learning a...

May
29
2018

Ramesh Narayan: Numerical Simulations of Black Hole Accretion

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

Title: Numerical Simulations of Black Hole Accretion Speaker: Ramesh Narayan, Harvard University Host: Sasha Tchekhovskoy Abstract: Accreting black holes are observed in a large variety of...

May
30
2018

Farrell Fellowship Kick Off Lunch & Training

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

Lunch will be served. The purpose of this lunch and training is to discuss expectations and resources and make sure...

May
31
2018

Applied Micro Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: General

Jamie Daubenspeck (Northwestern Univeristy): "Yankee Migration Before the Civil War"

May
31
2018

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

May
31
2018

Adam Phillips lecture

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

Adam Phillips is a British psychotherapist and essayist. Since 2003 he has been the general editor of the new Penguin...

Jun
1
2018

Cecelia Lynch: Wrestling With God (Talk and Panel)

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Global Politics and Religion Research Group (Buffett Institute)

The Graduate Group will be hosting Cecelia Lynch in a panel discussion of her new book Wrestling With God.  Wrestling with God is...

Jun
1
2018

Leo Bersani - Adam Phillips Conversation

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Leo Bersani is an American literary theorist and Professor Emeritus of French at the University of California, Berkeley. He was...

Jun
4
2018

Global Theory Workshop

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

Alex Kirshner Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science Duke University The format is pre-read. The speaker will give brief opening remarks and we...

Jun
4
2018

Religious Studies End of Year and Awards Reception

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Religious Studies Department

Join us for an End of Year reception honoring our graduating seniors and departmental award winners! We will convene in the Lake...

Jun
6
2018

German Department Grillfest

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

Join us for the final gathering of the quarter and the year:  Grillfest In the Kresge-Crowe Courtyard Wedneday, June 6 from 4:00-5:30

Jun
6
2018

Killing is the Law - Dr. Joy James & Dr. Sora Han

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Colloquium on Ethnicity & Diaspora (CED)

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents our final event of the year – “Killing is the Law” a...

Jun
7
2018

Applied Micro Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: General

Sam Norris (Northwestern University): "The Sibling and Intergenerational Effects of Parental Incarceration"

Jun
7
2018

AASP 2018 End of Year Reception

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Join us in celebration of the accomplishments of our program's graduating majors, minors and award winners!

Jun
8
2018

PAS Annual Picnic

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join PAS for refreshments as we wrap up the end of the 2017-2018 academic year!

Jun
21
2018

Global Health Spring Seminar: Brian Citro

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Global Health

Title: Developing a Human Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Lessons from Research and Global Advocacy Presenter: Brian Citro, JD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law,...

Jun
21
2018

Graduation Reception

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, sponsored by Department of German

The Department of German requests the honor of your presence at the 2017-18 Graduation Reception. 

Jun
23
2018

Weinberg College Senior Convocation

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Weinberg College's 2018 Convocation will be held on Saturday, June 23 at 11:30 a.m at Ryan Field, 1501 Central Street,...

Jun
29
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 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. Look...

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