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Review past Department of Anthropology events.
Dec
2
2020

Conversatorio: La Pandemia de COVID-19 en Latinoamérica

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

This event will be in Spanish. Please join Northwestern University's Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (on Zoom) for this conversatorio...

Nov
30
2020

Race and Blackness in Middle East Studies: A MENA Conversation

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

This event is free and open to everyone, but registration is required: bit.ly/race-middle-east-studies Participants Mandana Limbert is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Queens...

Nov
23
2020

MENA Graduate Colloquium

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Fall Quarter MENA Graduate Colloquium Presenters Maryam Athari (Art History): "Diagnostic Revelations: Rifat Chadirji's Street Photography" Issrar Chamekh (Political Science) "Pathways to Elective Office: Candidate...

Nov
17
2020

Slavery, Colonialism, and Race in the Muslim World

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa (ISITA)

The Northwestern University in Qatar Faculty Working Group on Race Invites you to this event in the year-long series Decentering...

Nov
12
2020

Imagining Transgender Cultural Production as Revolt

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Traditional cultural industries have long excluded those deemed non-normative, including queer and transgender people of color. These barriers include gatekeeping...

Nov
12
2020

A Virtual Lecture on Movement(s) Toward Degrowth

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM, sponsored by Environmental Policy and Culture

Professor Susan Paulson of the Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida, will be giving a lecture where she...

Nov
5
2020

BIPOC Communities and the 2020 Election

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Wondering how the 2020 Elections are affecting Asian American, Black, and Latinx voters? Come listen to expert Northwestern Professors Cadava,...

Nov
3
2020

BIPOC Communities and the 2020 Election

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Wondering how the 2020 Elections are affecting Asian American, Black, and LatinX voters? Come listen to expert Northwestern Professors Gerry...

Oct
22
2020

Liberating History: Fatma 75 (1975)

All day, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Online screening of FATMA 75 followed by a live discussion with a scholar of Maghrebi women's cinema Florence Martin FATMA 75 (Selma...

Oct
20
2020

Women's Center Open House- Evanston

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by The Women's Center

Join us for an online gathering from noon to 1pm. Then swing by the east lawn of the Women's Center to...

Oct
20
2020

ANUW's Virtual Fall Breakfast

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, sponsored by Association of Northwestern University Women (ANUW)

Join the 2020 Virtual Fall Breakfast keynote speaker Sekile M. Nzinga, PhD, MSW, as she discusses her career in higher...

Oct
8
2020

BIPOC Communities and the 2020 Election

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

Wondering how the 2020 Elections are affecting Asian American, Black, and LatinX voters? Come listen to expert Northwesern Professors Cadava,...

Oct
7
2020

Feminist First Year

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by The Women's Center

New and Transfer Students, Join us for Feminist First Year!   October 7th 7:00 - 8:30 pm   In this hour and a half you will...

Oct
2
2020

Wole Soyinka and Chris Abani in Conversation

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

A viritual event where authors Wole Soyinka and Chris Abani will have a discussion. Friday, October 2, 2020, 12pm (CST), 6pm...

Sep
25
2020

GSS Open Session

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an important figure (along with many others) in the struggle to extend civil...

Sep
16
2020

Chicago Field Studies Fall 2020 Orientation

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Chicago Field Studies

At Orientation, CFS students will learn about making the most of their internship, identify learning goals for the quarter, get...

Sep
2
2020

GSS Virtual Academic Directions Fair - Q&A

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

An informal chat and q&a about our program, course offerings, and what you can do with gender and sexuality studies...

Sep
1
2020

Academic Directions Fair: Roads to Business (Panel)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Roads to Business at Northwestern

Learn about life at Northwestern from current faculty, staff, and students. Northwestern graduates go on to lead successful careers in business...

Jul
30
2020

Afrisem Virtual Conference

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

AFRISEM Virtual Conference Africa's Place in a Globalizing World: Reimagining Governance, Science, Technology, Art, and Culture When: July 29 & 30, 2020,...

Jul
29
2020

Afrisem Virtual Conference

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

AFRISEM Virtual Conference Africa's Place in a Globalizing World: Reimagining Governance, Science, Technology, Art, and Culture When: July 29 & 30, 2020,...

May
29
2020

Gender & Sexuality Studies Senior Thesis Forum

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Celebrate the work of this year's GSS thesis writers! • Maya Glenn – "Black Queer Women’s Articulations of Masculinity and Femininity...

May
7
2020

CANCELLED: Ann Russo — Feminist Accountability

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Details TBA Ann Russo is an Associate Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies at DePaul University who focuses on queer, antiracist,...

May
1
2020

Conversatorio: What’s Going on in Brazil?

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Please join the LACS Program and the Center for International and Area Studies — on Zoom — for the third...

Apr
22
2020

Gender & Sexuality Studies Undergraduate Lunch

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Join us for our spring installment of quarterly lunches for students. Meet current GSS students, staff, and faculty.

Mar
10
2020

GSS TA Info Session

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Gender & Sexuality Studies supports several Teaching Assistantships in conjunction with our 200-level courses. The Teaching Assistantships provide an opportunity...

Mar
9
2020

Digital Lineages and Digital Labor - Mar Hicks

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Unfortunately, this event has been postponed.  This talk looks at how digital systems and labor, historically and in our current moment,...

Mar
9
2020

MENA Graduate Student Colloquium

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Presentations by MENA graduate students on their research   Details to come...

Mar
4
2020

Swahili Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join Northwestern's Swahili instructor, Professor Peter Mwangi, for an hour of Swahili discussion both in small groups and as a...

Feb
27
2020

Conversatorio: What’s Going on in Chile?

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Please join the LACS Program for the second event in our Conversatorio series, conversations about contemporary issues in Latin America...

Feb
25
2020

Community Arts & Activism Student Panel

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Asian American Studies Program

The Asian American Studies Program present a Community Arts & Activism Student Panel featuring four undergraduate students who will speak...

Feb
19
2020

Swahili Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join Northwestern's Swahili instructor, Professor Peter Mwangi, for an hour of Swahili discussion both in small groups and as a...

Feb
14
2020

The Aftermath of the Assassination of Qassem Soleimani

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

The assassination of Qassem Soleimani and the subsequent shooting down of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 shook the world. But...

Feb
5
2020

Swahili Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join Northwestern's Swahili instructor, Professor Peter Mwangi, for an hour of Swahili discussion both in small groups and as a...

Jan
22
2020

Swahili Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

Join Northwestern's Swahili instructor, Professor Peter Mwangi, for an hour of Swahili discussion both in small groups and as a...

Jan
22
2020

PAS L+L: Avant-Garde Research Cluster Meeting

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Program of African Studies

The Avant-Garde Africa research cluster will share what they are doing and plans for the quarter and beyond. Although the lunch...

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