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Monday, January 22, 2018

MLK Celebration Luncheon

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Location: Joyce Center, North Dome

The third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon, sponsored by the Office of the President and the Oversight Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, is an opportunity for campus-wide conversation. Join students, faculty, and staff at this free but ticketed event.

Faculty and staff will receive information regarding ticket distribution from their department leaders. Students will be able to pick up tickets at the LaFortune Box Office during the week of January 15. There will be shuttles available for transportation to/from the luncheon.…

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Sunday, January 28, 2018

Conversation with Mohamedou Ould Slahi: "Torture and Forgiveness at Guantánamo Bay"

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Join us for a videoconference with Mohamedou Ould Slahi, author of Guantánamo Diary, on the occasion of the publication of a new edition of his memoir.

Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s Guantánamo Diary, a first-hand account of his inhumane treatment as a prisoner at the Guantánamo Bay detention center, created a sensation when it was published in January 2015. Though heavily redacted by government censors, Slahi’s story of enduring humanity in the face of extreme hatred and suffering raised the level of discourse concerning our use of torture, approaches to addressing terrorism, and Muslim identity.…

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Winter Career and Internship Fair

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Location: Duncan Student Center, 7th and 8th Floor

The Winter Career and Internship Fair is held annually toward the beginning of the spring semester. This fair offers a wide variety of opportunities and industries for students to explore. Undergraduate and graduate students from all colleges and majors are encouraged to attend.

Attire is business professional.…

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Sociology Colloquium Series: Clayton Childress

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Clayton Childress received his PhD in Sociology from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2012. In 2010-2011 he was a predoctoral fellow at Copenhagen Business School and the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology. In 2011-2012 he was a visiting instructor at Wesleyan University. In 2012-2013 he was postdoctoral fellow at the Center for the Study of Social Organization and in the Dept. of Sociology at Princeton University.…

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Sociology/CREO Colloquium Series: Annette Lareau

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Annette Patricia Lareau is a sociologist working at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of U.C. Santa Cruz and earned her PhD in Sociology from U.C. Berkeley

All are welcome.…

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