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April 1, 2012 - April 30, 2012

  • All Aboard! Two Kansas City Icons:  Kaufman Center & Union Station
    New Generation Society of Lawrence (NGSL members only)
    Mon., Apr. 2, 2012, 9:30am - 4:00pm
    Bus departs from the Lied parking lot
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  • Maryemma Graham & Marisol Cortez, English; American Studies
    "Public Humanities"
    Workshops: New Faculty Workshop
    Tue., Apr. 3, 2012, 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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  • Peter Grund, English
    "Writing Practices in Early New England: An Electronic Database Tool for Charting the Recorders of the Salem Witch Trials"
    Seminars: Digital Humanities Seminar
    Tue., Apr. 3, 2012, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Room 503, Watson Library
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  • Deborah Denenholz Morse, Professor of English & Murphy Faculty Fellow, College of William and Mary
    "The Legacy of Slavery and the Creole Beauty: Marital Estrangement in 'He Knew He Was Right' and Bigamy in "Dr. Wortle's School"
    Special Events – (The Trollope Lecture)
    Tue., Apr. 3, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Co-sponsored by the Department of English and the Hall Center
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  • Jessica Winegar, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Northwestern University
    "Creativity and Revolution: Egypt at a Crossroads"
    Special Events – (The Arab Spring Lecture Series)
    Wed., Apr. 4, 2012, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
    Spencer Museum of Art Auditorium
    Co-sponsored by The Commons, Dole Institute of Politics, Center for Global and International Studies, Spencer Museum of Art, Religious Studies, Anthropology, and the Hall Center
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  • Cathy Hamilton, Executive Director, Downtown Lawrence, Inc.
    Cathy Hamilton in Downtown Lawrence, Inc.
    New Generation Society of Lawrence (NGSL members only)
    Fri., Apr. 6, 2012, 9:00am - 10:30am
    The Watkins Community Museum of History
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  • CANCELED: Alexander S. Cochran, Professor Emeritus, Air War College
    "Stars and Historians: Axioms for the 21st Century"
    Seminars: Conflict & International Change Seminar
    Fri., Apr. 6, 2012, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Jamaica Kincaid, Acclaimed Caribbean novelist
    "Landscapes and Memory"
    Humanities Lecture Series
    Tue., Apr. 10, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
    The Frances and Floyd Horowitz Lecture devoted to issues related to our multi-cultural society. Co-sponsored by Kansas Public Radio.
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  • Jamaica Kincaid, Josephine Olp Weeks Chair and Professor of Literature at Claremont McKenna College
    "A Conversation with Jamaica Kincaid"
    Humanities Lecture Series: Conversation
    Wed., Apr. 11, 2012, 10:00am - 11:30am
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • New Theatre Restaurant – The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
    New Generation Society of Lawrence (NGSL members only)
    Wed., Apr. 11, 2012, 10:45am - 4:30pm
    Bus departs from the Lied parking lot
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  • Andy Carvin, Senior Strategist, Social Media Desk, National Public Radio
    An interview about the use of social media in the Arab Spring
    Special Events – (The Arab Spring Lecture Series)
    Wed., Apr. 11, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Dole Institute of Politics
    Co-sponsored by The Commons, Dole Institute of Politics, Center for Global and International Studies, Spencer Museum of Art, Religious Studies, Anthropology, and the Hall Center
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  • Heather Aldersey, Beach Center for Disabilities/African Studies
    "Gaining Entree: The Challenges of Doing Fieldwork in a New Site"
    Workshops: Interdisciplinary Graduate Research Workshop
    Thu., Apr. 12, 2012, 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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  • Tanya Hartman, Visual Art; Creative Work Fellow
    "So That I Might Carry You with Me"
    Seminars: Resident Fellows Seminar
    Fri., Apr. 13, 2012, 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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  • Theodore A Wilson, History
    "Born of Necessity and Convenience: The Early History of Coalition Warfare"
    Seminars: Conflict & International Change Seminar
    Fri., Apr. 13, 2012, 3:30pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Humanities Summer Graduate Internship
    Competition Deadlines
    Mon., Apr. 16, 2012, 12:00am - 11:45pm
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  • Jason Roe, History, Sias Graduate Fellow
    "Controversies in Medicare, Social Security, and Retirement in Post-War America"
    Public Symposium – (Sias Graduate Fellow Public Lecture)
    Mon., Apr. 16, 2012, 10:00am - 11:30am
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Jerry Dobson, Professor of Geography
    A Visit with Jerry Dobson
    New Generation Society of Lawrence (NGSL members only)
    Wed., Apr. 18, 2012, 9:30am - 10:30am
    KU Continuing Education Building
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  • Susan Harris, Hall Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture
    "Mark Twain and the Philippine-American War: 'Hogwash' and 'Pious Hypocrisy'"
    Public Symposium – (KU in Wichita)
    Thu., Apr. 19, 2012, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Wichita Museum of Art
    This event is made possible by the generous support of the Lattner Family Foundation, and is co-sponsored by the KU Alumni Association and its Wichita Chapter.
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  • John Dillard, Assistant Director, Information Technology Service
    Fencing:  Ancient Fight – Modern Sport
    New Generation Society of Lawrence (NGSL members only)
    Fri., Apr. 20, 2012, 10:00am - 11:00am
    Lawrence Visitors Center
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  • Dora Polachek, SUNY Binghamton
    "Performative Gaps: Brantome's Lesbian Love Dilemma"
    Seminars: Early Modern Seminar
    Fri., Apr. 20, 2012, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    This presentation is the keynote lecture of the Early Modern Seminar Symposium. Reception to follow.
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  • Lawrence Jackson, Professor of English and African American Studies, Emory University
    "The Indignant Generation: A Narrative History of African American Writers and Critics"
    Special Events
    Mon., Apr. 23, 2012, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Co-sponsored by the English Department
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  • Dorthy Pennington, Communication Studies
    "Delayed Voice(s): Memory, Terror, Trauma, and the (Un) Imaginary in Black Women's Discourse"
    Seminars: Gender Seminar
    Mon., Apr. 23, 2012, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Lawrence Jackson, Professor of English and African American Studies, Emory University
    "My Father's Name: A Black Virginia Family After the Civil War"
    Special Events
    Tue., Apr. 24, 2012, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Kristen Sant, LPGA
    Kristen Sant, LPGA Golf Pro and a Mixed Golf 9-Hole Scramble
    New Generation Society of Lawrence (NGSL members only)
    Wed., Apr. 25, 2012, 9:00am - 11:30am
    Orchards Golf Course
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  • Ada Emmett & Marc Greenberg, Scholarly Communications Librarian; Slavic Languages & Literatures
    "Make Your Work Visible, and Other Reasons You Should Embrace Public Access"
    Workshops: New Faculty Workshop
    Wed., Apr. 25, 2012, 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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  • John R. McNeill, History, Georgetown University
    "The Environmental History of the Industrial Revolution(s)"
    Seminars: Nature & Culture Seminar
    Thu., Apr. 26, 2012, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    The Commons, Spooner Hall
    Co-sponsored by the Department of History & the Environmental Studies Program. Open to all interested faculty, staff, graduate, and undergraduate students.
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  • CANCELED: Lorenzo Verancini, Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
    "The World Turned Inside Out"
    Past Seminars: Modernities Seminar
    Thu., Apr. 26, 2012, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Friends Annual Meeting
    Friends of the Hall Center Exclusive Event
    Thu., Apr. 26, 2012, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    This is a Friends Exclusive event. RSVP required.
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  • Kendra Fullwood, English
    "Qualitative Research Methods for Studying Rhetorical Invention in Composition and Rhetoric"
    Workshops: Interdisciplinary Graduate Research Workshop
    Fri., Apr. 27, 2012, 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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  • Quetzil Castaneda, OSEA-CITE, Indiana University
    "Ethnographic Archaeologies of Indigenous Identities"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Fri., Apr. 27, 2012, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology. Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Philip Fox, History
    "The Reality of Bourbon Rule in Eighteenth-Century Spain"
    Seminars: Early Modern Seminar
    Mon., Apr. 30, 2012, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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