Lecture/Talk
The Zube Lecture Series, named for former department head of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning Ervin Zube, continues to enrich our community with the thoughts and works of local, national and international academic and professional leaders.

February 2—April 20, 2017, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 31, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 12, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 9, March 2—March 22, Thursdays

Design Building, 170

Renowned activist, civil rights leader and community organizer, Benjamin Jealous outlines what it will take to secure true equality for all Americans and to empower the next generation to lead toward a better future. 

February 23, 2017
4:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Linda McJannet gives her talk titled “Timur's Theatrical Journey: Or, When did Tamburlaine Become Black?”   

February 23, 2017
4:30 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

As part of the Howard Ziff Lecture series, Journalists Sulome Anderson and Kiran Nazish will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing women in international journalism.

February 27, 2017
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S414 Howard Ziff Gallery

Paul A. Schroeder Rodríguez’s “Latin American Cinema: A Comparative History,”  is the first to address all the major periods in the region, from the silent era to the digital age.

February 27, 2017
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Thompson Hall, 519

A film and discussion to build collective action in support of science, scholarship and social justice and to prepare for the April 22 March for Science event.

February 27, 2017
5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S211

Talia Mae Bettcher, Ph.D. is a professor of philosophy at California State University, Los Angeles. She has published articles on transphobia and transphobic violence.

March 1, 2017
5:00 pm

Campus Center, 162-175

Hong Yu presents on developing NoteAid, a multi-component, natural language processing (NLP) system that translates medical jargon into lay terms and provides definitions and links to related educational material from trusted resources. 

March 2, 2017
12:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Valerie Young, internationally-known expert and author on impostor syndrome, will lead an interactive workshop on how to mitigate [your own] impostor feelings in yourself or others, recognize and address it in the classroom, and work to positively affect changes in academic culture that can fuel self-doubt in students and faculty. 

March 2, 2017
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

All Campus

In this lecture, Miriam Ticktin, associate professor of Anthropology and Co-Director of Zolberg Institute for Migration and Mobility, The New School, is concerned by the ways in which border walls and zones come not simply to defend (i.e. certain territories), but to define  -- that is, to shape or alter categories of natural and human kinds. 

March 2, 2017
4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 3rd Floor Communication Hub

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