College Events

  • Faculty Research Forum: Navyug Gill
    Sep 27, 2017, 3:30 PM to Sep 27, 2017, 4:45 PM

    Navyug Gill (History), “Excluded or Exploited? The Politics of Caste and Conversion in Rural Panjab”


    Location: Atrium 267
     

  • HSS College Major Day
    Oct 05, 2017, 12:30 PM to Oct 05, 2017, 1:45 PM

    Learn more about your major on HSS College Major Day during common hour (12:30-1:45pm) on Thursday, October 5, in various locations across campus. Detailed information is forthcoming.


    Location: Various
     

  • Contexts 2017: The Annual Conference of the College of Humanities & Social Sciences: “BYO Truth: Language Matters and (Mis)Information in the Public Sphere
    Oct 18, 2017, 9:30 AM to Oct 18, 2017, 3:30 PM

    Multidisciplinary conference addressing recent debates about language and truth, exploring how discussions of truth are expressions of political, economic, and social outlooks.

    • Keynote Speaker (11:00): Steven Sloman, cognitive psychologist from Brown University who studies how people think and the limits of our understanding. He is co-author of The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone (2017).
    • Panel 1: “Language, Truth, and Storytelling” (9:30): panelists include Sara Gorman, Public health and behavioral science expert, author of Denying to the Grave:  Why We Ignore the Facts that Will Save Us (2016).
    • Panel 2: “Circulating Truth and (Mis)Information” (2:00):  panelists include Paul Mihailidis, graduate director of Civic Media program at Emerson College, author of Media Literacy and the Emerging Citizen: Youth Engagement, and Participation in Digital Culture (2014).

    Location: UC Ballroom C
     

  • Faculty Research Forum: Megan Chesin
    Oct 26, 2017, 3:30 PM to Oct 26, 2017, 4:45 PM

    Megan Chesin (Psychology),  “Executive Attention in Suicide Risk and Prevention”


    Location: Atrium 126
     

  • Faculty Research Forum: Emma Heaney
    Nov 09, 2017, 2:00 PM to Nov 09, 2017, 3:30 PM

    Emma Heaney (English), “Power to the Women and Therefore to the Class: Women Writers in 20th-Century Communist Milieus”


    Location: Atrium 126