Weekly Bulletin

“POWER/PLAY,” an exhibition of film and photography by professor emerita of education Liane Brandon and Holly Fisher, will be on view at the Augusta Savage Gallery in New Africa House from Nov. 3-21. An opening reception with the artists is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 3 from 5-7 p.m....
The classics department is presenting a one-day colloquium, “Classical Monsters and Their Medieval Afterlife,” on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Amherst Room of the Campus Center. The colloquium is co-sponsored by the departments of history of art and architecture,...
A book launch and film screening for “Du Bois in Our Time” is being hosted by the University Museum of Contemporary Art on Thursday, Nov. 6 from 4:30-6 p.m. in 2601 Du Bois Library. The newly released “Du Bois in Our Time” is the capstone of the UMCA’s exhibition by...
Robert S. Cox, head of Special Collections and University Archives, will talk about “New England Clam Chowder, the Correct Way,” at the Retired Faculty Association meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. in 162-75 Campus Center. Cox is the author of  “A History of Chowder:...
In partnership with the “Hear Our Stories” project, the Massachusetts Alliance on Teen Pregnancy is hosting a youth-led screening of digital stories created by young parents, beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5 in the Fong Auditorium at Harvard University. The event is free and...
The high cost of commercial textbooks, both print and electronic, is a major concern for both students and their parents. In response, the Libraries in 2011 launched a faculty incentive program —the Open Education Initiative — to support faculty interested in providing their students...
The English department will lead an anti-racism read-in on Wednesday, Nov. 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge in the Student Union to conclude “Standing Together Against Racism: a Week of Reflection, a Day of Solidarity.” Participants include faculty from the department...
Roberto Ludovico, associate professor of Italian studies, will discuss Italian Renaissance food on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 4 p.m. in the Reading Room of the Renaissance Center, 650 East Pleasant St. The Renaissance Wednesday Lecture is free and open to the public. Refreshments co-sponsored by the...

Professor Diane Hughes of New York University  will discuss “Racial Socialization Processes Among Ethnically Diverse Urban Youth: Development and Education” on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. in 174 Campus Center.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Vikram Suresh, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m., 309 Knowles Engineering Building, Conference Room. Dissertation: “...

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