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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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Faculty & Fellows Colloquium: Nancy Qian

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Nancy Qian is the James J. O'Connor Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences at the Kellogg School of Management. Prior...

multi-day

Thinking Andean Studies Conference

12:00 PM - 9:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

The Thinking Andean Studies Conference is an interdisciplinary event that showcases the increasing number of scholars conducting research in and...

multi-day

Thinking Andean Studies Conference

8:30 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

The Thinking Andean Studies Conference is an interdisciplinary event that showcases the increasing number of scholars conducting research in and...

Apr
2
2019

Carrie Niziolek

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

Language made audible: how speech acoustics reflect cognitionOur speech output reflects the plethora of processes that goes into its planning....

Apr
4
2019

Heather Spradley

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Epistemology Brown Bag Series

TBA

Apr
5
2019

Censorship and Self-Censorship in India

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

Lecture By Wendy Doniger, Professor Emeritus of the History of Religions at the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations,...

Apr
6
2019

Northwestern Economics Tournament (NET)

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: General

Northwestern Economics Tournament (NET) is an annual event for high school students passionate about economics and its applications. It is...

Apr
8
2019

AMST Applications Due

All day, sponsored by American Studies Program

Applications for the Program in American Studies are due by 5:00 pm on Monday, April 8th. Please submit the application...

Apr
8
2019

Permission as Material — Jill Magid

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

SPRING 2019 KEYNOTE of THE SECURITY DIALOGUES Jill Magid will discuss projects related to security, intimacy, and access. This talk is co-sponsored...

Apr
8
2019

Nicole Krauss: A Literary Conversation

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

Renée and Lester Crown Speaker Series Nicole Krauss: A Literary Conversation Please join us for an evening with author Nicole Krauss, one...

Apr
10
2019

Fulbright Study/Research Awards Information Session

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Interested in Fulbright Study/Research awards? Attend an information meeting to investigate options and discover Northwestern’s Fulbright application process. Learn about deadlines, campus...

Apr
10
2019

ExCHANGE the World: Study Abroad

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Undergraduate Learning Abroad

Come learn about our various exchange programs!First 25 students receive free 6 oz. Andy's Frozen custard :) In an exchange program,...

Apr
10
2019

Fulbright ETA Information Session

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

Fulbright (English Teaching Assistant) might be in your future! Attend this info session to hear about the program basics, including eligibility...

Apr
10
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...

Apr
11
2019

"Waste Matters" Symposium - Environmental Humanities Workshop

8:30 AM - 6:45 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Waste Matters — A one-day symposium dedicated to interdisciplinary approaches to the material, aesthetic, political, economic, and philosophic dimensions of...

Apr
12
2019

Conference on migration

All day, sponsored by Center for Historical Studies

Graduate CONFERENCE on “Walls and Bridges: Migration and Its Histories” (convened by Breen Fellow Aram SARKISIAN)Friday, April 12—all day, starting...

Apr
12
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...

Apr
15
2019

Brazilian Literary Spring (Printemps Literaire)

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Brazilian Literature Conference bringing together a group of voices and minds for readings and talks in both English and Portuguese.

Apr
15
2019

Master Class with Suzanne Berger

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Global Capitalism & Law Research Group (Buffett Institute)

The Global Capitalism and Law Research Group is having a master class with Suzanne Berger, Professor of Political Science at...

Apr
16
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...

Apr
16
2019

Meeting for Second Year Economics Graduate Students

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: General

Mandatory meeting.  Director of Graduate Studies will discuss important deadlines, degree requirements and funding availability, and will answer questions.

Apr
16
2019

Meeting for Third Year Economics Graduate Students

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

Mandatory meeting.  Director of Graduate Studies will discuss important deadlines, degree requirements and funding availability, and will answer questions.

Apr
17
2019

PAS L+L: Andrew Dillon

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Andrew Dillon, Clinical Associate Professor within Kellogg’s Public-Private Interface Initiative (KPPI); Research Associate Professor in the Global Poverty Research Lab, Northwestern...

Apr
17
2019

Gender & Sexuality Studies Undergraduate Lunch

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Join us for the spring installment of quarterly lunches for students. Meet current GSS students, staff, and faculty. This lunch will...

Apr
19
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...

Apr
25
2019

Reporting Islam: Media, Policy, Politics

All day, sponsored by Global Politics and Religion Research Group (Buffett Institute)

This international symposium will bring scholars of Islam, international and public affairs, education, race, and law together with practicing journalists...

Apr
25
2019

Catharine MacKinnon: Butterfly Politics

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Professor MacKinnon will address the politics and law of sexual harassment, focusing on its violation of equality rights, considering the...

Apr
26
2019

Trans-Saharan Exchange and the Global Medieval Symposium

9:30 AM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Myers Symposium, April 26, 2019Organized by Christina Normore and Kathleen Bickford Berzock Trans-Saharan Exchange and the Global MedievalVisual and Cultural Studies...

Apr
26
2019

American Politics Workshop Presents Leonie Huddy

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

"Anger, Anxiety, and Selective Exposure to Terrorist Violence" Leonie Huddy Professor of Political Science Stony Brook University

Apr
26
2019

Comparative Politics Workshop Presents Austin L. Wright

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

Information Operations Increase Civilian Security Cooperation and Support for Reintegration Austin L. Wright Asst. Professor of Public Policy University of Chicago

Apr
26
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...

Apr
29
2019

AMST Applicants Notified

All day, sponsored by American Studies Program

Applicants to the Program in American Studies will be notified if they have been accepted by the end of the...

May
1
2019

The Leon Forrest Lecture Series: Danez Smith

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by African American Studies Department

Danez Smith is a Black, Queer, Poz writer & performer from St. Paul, MN. Danez is the author of Don’t...

May
2
2019

2019 IA Meeting

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry IA Meeting

May
2
2019

Todd Shepard lecture (CCHS)

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

Todd SHEPARD (Johns Hopkins U), author of The Invention of Decolonization: The Algerian War and the Remaking of France (2006),...

May
3
2019

Conference on the future in history (CCHS)

All day, sponsored by Center for Historical Studies

Graduate CONFERENCE on “Back to the Future: Visions of Tomorrow in History” (convened by Breen Fellow Kevin BAKER)Friday, May 3—all...

May
3
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...

May
6
2019

Fourth Annual Water Symposium

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

Co-sponsored by the Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies and the Northwestern Center for Water Research.

May
6
2019

Moral Dilemmas of an Author in Times of Communism

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Slavic Languages and Literatures

Ludwika Wlodek, sociologist and journalist from the University of Warsaw, will discuss Polish writer Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz.  Her talk is titled:...

May
8
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...

May
8
2019

Nemmers Prize in Economics: Lecture

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: General

David Kreps (Stanford University): "Title TBA" (reception to follow)

May
9
2019

Nemmers Prize in Economics: Conference

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: General

Nemmers Conference.  This is associated with the awarding of the Nemmers Prize in Economics to David Kreps.  Day 1 of...

May
10
2019

Nemmers Prize in Economics: Conference

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Economics: General

Nemmers Conference.  This is associated with the awarding of the Nemmers Prize in Economics to David Kreps.  Day 2 of...

May
10
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...

May
13
2019

Maimonides the Mālikī — A Lecture by Marc Herman

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Moses Maimonides (1138-1204) penned perhaps the most comprehensive medieval account of rabbinic tradition. But his ideas were at odds with...

May
14
2019

Keyword: Pleasure

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

A panel of Northwestern scholars, educators and activists will discuss the charged and contested meanings of “pleasure” in the academy...

May
15
2019

Reading: Lesley Nneka Arimah

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

As part of the 2019 Spring Writer Festival, join writer Lesley Nneka Arimah, whose debut story collection, What It Means...

May
16
2019

2019 Weber Lecture: Ambassador Michael McFaul

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science hosts an annual speaker series in honor of the late Admiral Alban ‘Stormy’ Weber. The...

May
16
2019

Workshop - Fiona Macintosh

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

A conversation with Professor Fiona Macintosh (Fellow in Classics, St Hilda's College, Oxford; Professor of Classical Reception, Faculty of Classics). One published...

May
17
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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