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October 1, 2011 - October 31, 2011

  • Keri Sanburn Behre, English
    "Voracious Mothers: Craving and Identity in Early Modern English Drama"
    Seminars: Early Modern Seminar
    Mon., Oct. 3, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Kenneth Audus, Dean
    Visit with Dean Kenneth Audus and Tour of the New Pharmacy Building
    New Generation Society of Lawrence (NGSL members only)
    Tue., Oct. 4, 2011, 9:30am - 11:00am
    2010 Becker Drive, West Campus
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  • Margaret Pearce, Geography
    "Digital Cartography and Collaboration in Maine: Transcultural Map Design with the Penobscot Nation"
    Seminars: Digital Humanities Seminar
    Tue., Oct. 4, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Friends Fall Social
    Friends of the Hall Center Exclusive Event
    Tue., Oct. 4, 2011, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    This is a Friends Exclusive events. RSVP required.
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  • Tarik Khatib, Police Chief
    Meet and Get to Know the New Police Chief - Tarik Khatib
    New Generation Society of Lawrence (NGSL members only)
    Wed., Oct. 5, 2011, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Lawrence Country Club
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  • Fall Faculty Colloquium meeting
    Colloquia: Fall Faculty Colloquium 2011: Consciousness in Interdisciplinary Perspective
    Thu., Oct. 6, 2011, 9:00am - 10:30am
    Hall Center Seminar Room
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  • Bruce Murray, History, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    "David Lloyd George, the People's Budget, and the Struggle with the House of Lords, 1909-1911: A Century's Retrospect"
    Special Events
    Thu., Oct. 6, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
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  • Garth Myers, Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of Urban International Studies, Trinity College
    "What Causes City Dwellers to Riot, and How Do Cities Recover?"
    The Commons – (Idea Café)
    Fri., Oct. 7, 2011, 11:30am - 1:00pm
    The Commons, Spooner Hall
    Lunch is provided, and RSVP is required by September 29. Limit 40 guests. RSVP to Emily Ryan at thecommons@ku.edu.
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  • Claire Wolnisty, History
    "The Race to Nicaragua: Anglo-Saxonism and Regeneration in William Walker's Empire"
    Seminars: Conflict & International Change Seminar
    Fri., Oct. 7, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Co-sponsored by the Latin American Seminar. Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Claire Wolnisty, History
    "The Race to Nicaragua: Anglo-Saxonism and Regeneration in William Walker's Empire"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Fri., Oct. 7, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Co-sponsored by the Peace, War & Global Change Seminar. Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Quality Hill Playhouse and Golden Ox Restaurant:  Noel and Gertie
    New Generation Society of Lawrence (NGSL members only)
    Wed., Oct. 12, 2011, 10:30am - 4:30pm
    Bus Trip to Quality Hill Playhouse and Golden Ox Restaurant
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  • Joshua Rosenbloom & Jeff Moran, Associate Vice Chancellor, Research & Graduate Studies; History
    "Research Engagement"
    Workshops: New Faculty Workshop
    Thu., Oct. 13, 2011, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to all new humanities, arts, & social sciences faculty in their first three years. RSVP required one week in advance to hallcenter@ku.edu. Lunch provided.
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  • Jan Cohen-Cruz, Director, Imagining America
    "Publicly Engaged Scholarship: A Conversation with Imagining America Director Jan Cohen-Cruz"
    Special Events – (Imagining America)
    Thu., Oct. 13, 2011, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Shawn Alexander, African and African-American Studies
    "Reconstruction, Violence, and the Ku Klux Klan Hearings"
    Past Seminars: Modernities Seminar
    Thu., Oct. 13, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Passages:  Persistent Visions of a Native Place
    New Generation Society of Lawrence (NGSL members only)
    Thu., Oct. 13, 2011, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Spencer Museum of Art
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  • Steve Nowak, Executive Director of the Douglas County Historical Society
    New Developments at the Watkins Museum
    New Generation Society of Lawrence (NGSL members only)
    Fri., Oct. 14, 2011, 10:00am - 11:30am
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  • Nicole Perry, Sociology
    CANCELED: "Intimate Interviews: Using Technology to Understand the Sexual Histories of Female Prisoners in 1920s and 30s Kansas"
    Workshops: Interdisciplinary Graduate Research Workshop
    Fri., Oct. 14, 2011, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    RSVP required one week in advance to hallcenter@ku.edu. Lunch provided. Open to graduate students only.
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  • A Musical Evening with Randy Klein
    Special Events
    Fri., Oct. 14, 2011, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Diane Ravitch, Education historian & policy analyst
    "Will School Reform Improve the Schools?"
    Humanities Lecture Series
    Tue., Oct. 18, 2011, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
    Supported by the Sosland Foundation of Kansas City. Co-sponsored by Kansas Public Radio.
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  • Diane Ravitch, Research Professor at New York University and nonresident senior at the Brookings Institute
    "A Conversation with Diane Ravitch"
    Humanities Lecture Series: Conversation
    Wed., Oct. 19, 2011, 10:00am - 11:30am
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • David Zarefsky, Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies, Northwestern University
    "Lyndon Johnson and Vietnam: The Rhetoric of War and Peace"
    Special Events
    Thu., Oct. 20, 2011, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Dole Institute of Politics
    Co-sponsored by the Dole Institute, the Department of Communication Studies, and the Hall Center
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  • Jill Kuhnheim, Spanish & Portuguese
    "'And Then There is Sound': Performing Neruda, Listening to Vallejo"
    Seminars: Resident Fellows Seminar
    Fri., Oct. 21, 2011, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students. Lunch is provided. RSVP is required a week in advance.
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  • Michelle Wibbelsman, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, University of Texas, Austin
    "Migration, Diaspora, and Cosmopolitanism: Otavalan Communities on the Move"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Fri., Oct. 21, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Roberta Johnson, Spanish & Portuguese, UCLA
    "Major Concepts in Spanish Feminist Theory"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Mon., Oct. 24, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students. Co-sponsored by the Gender Seminar.
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  • Roberta Johnson, Spanish & Portuguese, UCLA
    "Major Concepts in Spanish Feminist Theory"
    Seminars: Gender Seminar
    Mon., Oct. 24, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students. Co-sponsored by the Latin American Seminar.
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  • Greg Rau and Neal Ezell, Lawrence Homebuilders Association
    Lawrence Homebuilders Association
    New Generation Society of Lawrence (NGSL members only)
    Wed., Oct. 26, 2011, 9:30am - 11:00am
    Lawrence Country Club
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  • Darlene Clark Hine, Board of Trustees Professor of African-American Studies and Professor of History, Northwestern University
    "Rehearsal for Freedom: Black Professional Women's Health Care Activism before Brown"
    Special Events – (The Tuttle Lecture)
    Wed., Oct. 26, 2011, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
    Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
    Co-sponsored by the American Studies Department, the History Department, the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of the Provost, and the Hall Center
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  • Ned O'Gorman & Kevin Hamilton, Communications, University of Illinois; New Media, University of Illinois
    "'A Peculiar Sovereignty': Technology and Presidential Power in the American Nuclear Weapons System"
    Past Seminars: Modernities Seminar
    Thu., Oct. 27, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Malott Room, Kansas Union
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • African Literary Symposium, Featuring keynote speaker, Biodun Jeyifo, Professor of African and African American Studies and Comparative Literature at Harvard University.
    Public Symposium
    Thu., Oct. 27, 2011, 6:45pm - 8:45pm
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  • African Literary Symposium
    Featuring keynote speaker, Biodun Jeyifo, Professor of African and African American Studies and Comparative Literature at Harvard University.
    Public Symposium
    Fri., Oct. 28, 2011, 9:00am - 9:00pm
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  • Patricia Foxen, National Council of La Raza
    "Providence Revisited: Transnational Maya in the Era of Mass Deportation"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Fri., Oct. 28, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Co-sponsored by the Center of Latin American Studies. Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Biodun Jeyifo, Professor of African and African American Studies and Comparative Literature, Harvard University
    Keynote Lecture: "Inside and Outside the Whale: Take Two"
    Public Symposium
    Fri., Oct. 28, 2011, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • African Literary Symposium, Featuring keynote speaker, Biodun Jeyifo, Professor of African and African American Studies and Comparative Literature at Harvard University.
    Public Symposium
    Sat., Oct. 29, 2011, 9:00am - 3:30pm
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  • The Commons Seed Grant (Full Proposal)
    Competition Deadlines
    Mon., Oct. 31, 2011, 12:00am - 11:45pm
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  • Directorship of the Fall 2012 Faculty Colloquium
    Competition Deadlines
    Mon., Oct. 31, 2011, 12:00am - 11:45pm
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