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Fall 2013 Events

HSS Events Calendar for Fall 2013

Sept. 13    Brown Bag Series Lecture (School of Arts & Communication): “A Life in the Wings,” presented by Christy Ney, “Wicked” Stage Manager (& TCNJ class of 1999) Mayo Concert Hall, 11:30AM – 12:20PM

Sept. 19    Politics Forum, panel discussion on the recent NSA/CIA surveillance leaks and their constitutional implications, with Daryl Fair (Political Science), James Taylor (Philosophy),  and Bruce Stout (Criminology) Library Auditorium, 11:30AM-12:30PM

Sept. 20    Brown Bag Series Lecture (School of Arts & Communication): “By Way of the Funk,” presented by PHILADANCO Mayo Concert Hall, 11:30AM – 12:20PM

Sept. 24    Philosophers Holiday, Lecture: “Present Accountability for Future Harms,” Mark Greene, Professor of Philosophy, University of Delaware.  Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, Religion, and Classical Studies. Library Auditorium, 4:30-6;30PM

Sept. 26    Politics Forum, Lecture: “A Gaze from Lampedusa: What Identity for Europe?,” Simona Wright (World Languages & Cultures), Social Science Building, room 223, 11:30AM-12:30PM

Sept. 27    Brown Bag Series Lecture (School of Arts & Communication), “Professional Practices in Communication Studies”, Luis Salas (TCNJ alumnus) Mayo Concert Hall, 11:30AM – 12:20PM

Oct. 4    Brown Bag Series Lecture (School of Arts & Communication): “David Sarnoff, RCA Laboratories, and the Dawn of the Electronic Age,” presented by Dr. Benjamin Gross (Consulting Scholar and Curator of TCNJ’s Sarnoff Collection) Mayo Concert Hall, 11:30AM – 12:20PM

Oct. 7    Lecture: “The Voice of Rumi in Poetry in Song: Love, Knowledge & Discipline.” A reading by actor Peter Rogen of Jalal al-Din Rumi’s poetry on love and tolerance, accompanied by a Middle Eastern ney (reed) flute and frame drum.  Sponsored by the History Department. Library Auditorium, 7:00-9:00PM

Oct. 10    Politics Forum, Lecture: “Social Media for Social Justice: From North Carolina to Nepal,” Kim Pearson (English), Social Science Building, room 223, 11:30AM-12:30PM

Oct. 11    Brown Bag Series Lecture (School of Arts & Communication): “Little Bird Games,” presented by Dr. Lucas Blair (educational game designer) Mayo Concert Hall, 11:30AM – 12:20PM

Oct. 16    Visiting Writers Series: poet Paul Legault (author of The Madeleine Poems (Omnidawn, 2010), The Other Poems (Fence, 2011), and The Emily Dickinson Reader (McSweeney’s, forthcoming)) will discuss his work. Library Auditorium, 5:00PM

Oct. 17    Close Readings, Lecture: “Author, Author: Satan’s Boast and God’s Practical Joke: Heroic and Mock Heroic in Paradise Lost, Book Ten, lines 431-577,” David Venturo (English) Business School Lounge, 11:30AM-12:30PM – A light lunch will be served

Oct. 18    Brown Bag Series Lecture (School of Arts & Communication): “Imposters, Interlocutors, and Dilettantes,” presented by Jeffry Cudlin Mayo Concert Hall, 11:30AM – 12:20PM

Oct. 18    HSS Academic Excellence Awards Library Auditorium, 7:00PM

Oct. 23    Lecture: “Race, Crime, and Modern Urban America,” Khalil Muhammad, Director of New York’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Sponsored by the Department of Criminology and the Department of African-American Studies. Education Building, room 115, 5:00-8:00PM

Nov. 1    Brown Bag Series Lecture (School of Arts & Communication): “Inside a Composer’s Studio: The Process of Revising a Piece,” presented by Dr. Stephen Gorbos and Professor David Vickerman Mayo Concert Hall, 11:30AM – 12:20PM

Nov.6    Faculty Senate Colloquium Series, Lecture: “Re-conceptualizing the ‘Wax Tablet’ metaphor of memory: How electrical measures of brain activity help us understand how memory works,” Andy Leynes (Psychology Department) Room TBA, 12:00-1:30PM11/6 at 12PM

Nov. 7    Politics Forum, Lecture: “South Africa fights gender-based violence, poverty, and AIDS: The success of Entertainment-Education,” Keyan Tomaselli (South Africa), Library Auditorium, 11:30AM-12:30PM

Nov. 7    Lecture: “What’s Going On? Iran, Egypt and Syrian Protests in Historical Perspective,” Dr. Kevan Harris, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Princeton University.  Sponsored by the History Department. Education Building, room 113, 7:00-8:30PM

Nov. 8    Brown Bag Series Lecture (School of Arts & Communication): “Vanitas: The Political Still Life,” presented by Geandy Pavón Mayo Concert Hall, 11:30AM – 12:20PM

Nov. 13    International Film Festival:  Soul Kitchen (German) Library Auditorium, TBD

Nov. 14    Close Readings, Lecture: “Close, But No Cigar: Reading Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood,” Harriet Hustis (English) Business School Lounge, 11:30AM-12:30PM – A light lunch will be served

Nov. 15    Brown Bag Series Lecture (School of Arts & Communication): “This Trenton Life: Screening and Discussion,” presented by Dr. Susan Ryan (Communications Studies) and Student Collaborators Mayo Concert Hall, 11:30AM – 12:20PM

Nov. 20    Visiting Writers Series: fiction writer Adam Levin (author of The Instructions (McSweeney’s, 2010) will discuss his work. Library Auditorium, 5:00PM

Nov. 21     Psychology Department Speakers Series, Lecture: “The complicated effects of closeness on health in long term romantic heterosexual relationships,” David Frost (Columbia University) Room TBA, 11:30AM

Nov. 22    Brown Bag Series Lecture (School of Arts & Communication): “Constructing the Past and Shaping the Present in Appalachia Through Dance,” presented by Dr. Deborah McLaughlin and Dr. Theresa Burriss (Radford University)

Dec. 4        HSS Celebration of Student Achievement. Social Science Building, 9:00AM-5:00PM

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