Events

Writers Harvest to Benefit Ohio Food Bank, Sept. 24

Writers Harvest to Benefit Ohio Food Bank, Sept. 24

The Creative Writing program presents Writers Harvest—a benefit for hunger relief—on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. Proceeds from the $5 (suggested) admission benefit Southeastern Ohio Food Bank. A book signing and reception immediately follow the talks. This year, Writers Harvest, the nation’s largest reading […]

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September 20, 2013 at 11:46 amEvents

Gawande Lecture: Interreligious Dialogue as Friendship, Sept. 25

Gawande Lecture: Interreligious Dialogue as Friendship, Sept. 25

The new Gawande Lecture Series presents “Interreligious Dialogue as Friendship: Mahatma Gandhi and C.F. Andrews,” a talk by Professor Anantanand Rambachan of St. Olaf College on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. in Baker Center 231. A leading authroity on Hindu philosophy and interreligious dialogue, Rambachan is the author of […]

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September 20, 2013 at 8:39 amEvents

Plant Biology Colloquia: Applied Ethnobotany in Pakiston, Sept. 27

Plant Biology Colloquia: Applied Ethnobotany in Pakiston, Sept. 27

Dr. Zabta Shinwari, from Quaid-i-Azam University in Pakistan, will give an Environmental and Plant Biology colloquia lecture on “Molecular Systematics and Applied Ethnobotony in Pakistan” on Friday, Sept. 27, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 104. Shinwari, who is collaborating with Dr. Allan Showalter on “DNA Barcoding Medicinal Plants from Pakistan,” […]

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September 20, 2013 at 1:38 amEvents

Spring Break Study Abroad in Northern Ireland, Info Session Sept. 23

Imagine spring break in the Emerald Isle. An information session for a spring break 2014 study abroad opportunity in Northern Ireland is Monday, Sept. 23, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Bentley 136. Northern Ireland is known for its rich cultural heritage, vibrant artistic traditions, and complex sociopolitical history. It is the land of enchantment—from […]

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September 19, 2013 at 6:57 pmEvents

Constitution Day: U.S. Constitution and International Human Rights, Sept. 17

Constitution Day: U.S. Constitution and International Human Rights, Sept. 17

In celebration of Constitution Day, Bert B. Lockwood, Director of the Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights at the University of Cincinnati Law School and editor-in-chief of Human Rights Quarterly, delivers a lecture on “U.S. Constitution and International Human Rights Law” on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 4:30 p.m. in Anderson […]

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September 15, 2013 at 11:14 pmEvents

Constitution Day: Do Corporations Have Free Speech Rights? Sept. 17

Constitution Day: Do Corporations Have Free Speech Rights? Sept. 17

Do corporations have free speech rights? Professor Alan Meese discusses this issue in will deliver the Constitution Day lecture entitled “Do Corporations Have Free Speech Rights?” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17,  in the Scripps Hall Auditorium. The event is open to the public and is co-sponsored by the […]

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September 15, 2013 at 11:12 pmEvents

Café Conversation: Death of Big Brother, Rise of Surveillance, Sept. 18

Café Conversation: Death of Big Brother, Rise of Surveillance, Sept. 18

Join Dr. John Gilliom for a Café Conversation on “The Death of Big Brother and the Rise of the Surveillance Society” on Wednesday, Sept. 18 ,at 5 p.m. in the Baker Front Room. “We live in a surveillance society. Every credit card, cell phone, or search engine we use leaves […]

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September 15, 2013 at 9:53 pmEvents