Lecture/Talk
Jody Avirgan hosts and produces podcasts and videos at FiveThirtyEight, Nate Silver's data journalism site owned by ESPN.

February 11, 2016
12:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S414 The Howard M. Ziff Gallery

Nilita Vachani has been a documentary filmmaker for over 30 years.  She is also an author whose award-winning novel “Homespun” (2008) spans three generations of an Indian family and traces the lasting imprints of war and the quest for peace at levels at once historical and familial.

February 11, 2016
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N301 Communication Hub

The Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series presents Daniel Ziomek of the Hadley Garden Center.

February 17, 2016
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, Reading Room

Startup-focused career fair for all majors with a keynote speaker, Yosef Abramowitz, who will present his work in clean energy innovation.

February 17, 2016
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Annie Liontas' debut novel, “Let Me Explain You“ (Scribner), was featured in The New York Times Book Review as Editor's Choice and was selected by the ABA as a 2015 Indies Introduce Debut and Indies Next title. Jeff Parker is the author of the nonfiction book “Where Bear Roam the Streets: A Russian Journal.”

February 18, 2016
8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Memorial Hall

Speaker Onawumi Jean Moss shares excerpts from her solo theater piece Seriously… What Did You Call Me? during the annual Commonwealth Honors College Black History Event.

February 22, 2016

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

Professor Hal Grotevant of the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences will present the Distinguished Faculty Lecture on Monday, February 22, 2016.

February 22, 2016
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, NPR's international correspondent based in Dakar, Senegal, speaks about her extensive career covering the African continent and the current political, economic and social issues impacting African nations today.

February 23, 2016
1:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

The Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series presents David Gruender of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

February 24, 2016
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, Reading Room

Panel discussion of “Creole Identity and Musical Intersections in Creole Cultures.”

February 25, 2016
11:30 am

Malcolm X Cultural Center

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