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February 21 - 27, 2019

Thursday, February 21

 Working Paper Series -- Presented by Dr. Katherine Maich

Bringing Law Home: Regulating Domestic Workers’ Rights in Lima and New York City A Book Prospectus

Workshop by Dr. Andrew Peck (The Pennsylvania State University): "Academic Misconduct in 2019: Where we are and what we are doing about it"

Dr. Andrew Peck is the Chair of the Liberal arts Academic Integrity Committee, and the Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of...

Jonathan Haidt: The Three Terrible Ideas Weakening Gen Z and Damaging Universities and Democracies.

Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist at New York University’s Stern School of Business. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in...

Participating in Group Work

Are you an international student who wants to be a better collaborator on group projects? IN THIS WORKSHOP, YOU WILL: - Discuss why professors assign...

Herman Bennett, “Before the Human: Africans, Sovereigns & Slaves”

How might the focus on eighteenth-century race and commodification obscure earlier and equally expansive ideas about difference and dispossession? In taking...

Friday, February 22

CAS Colloquium: Caitlin Bruce, University of Pittsburgh

This event is part of the 2019 Spring Colloquium for the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences.

Los Tikis "Beyond the Wall: Songs of Solidarity for Troubled Times"

Los Tikis is a local band of South American graduate students and faculty (including our own Roberto Labrín, who is a lecturer in Spanish). They will be...

Monday, February 25

Center for Social Data Analytics Speaker Series: Ben Hansen

Guest Lecturer- Ben Hansen Talk title: "Title: Limitless regression discontinuity" Dr. Hansen is Associate Professor of Statistics at the University of...

Writing Abstracts for Papers and Conferences

Are you an international student having trouble writing an abstract? THIS WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU: - Consider the purpose and goal of the abstract as a...

Tuesday, February 26

The Translational Origins and Afterlives of Macunaíma

Krista Brune, Assistant Professor of Portuguese and Spanish, analyzes Mário de Andrade’s 1928 modernist novel Macunaíma in conjunction with debates about its...

Laughtivism – the Power of Humor in Nonviolent Struggle

The Center for Global Studies presents “Laughtivism – the Power of Humor in Nonviolent Struggle," a talk by Activist, Global Thinker, and Founder & Executive...

Wednesday, February 27

Political Science Speaker Seriers: Rebecca Kreitzer (UNC)

Guest Lecturer- Rebecca Kreitzer (UNC) Talk Title: Where’s the Party in Social Construction Theory?: Partisan Mappings of Politically Relevant Target Groups

Center for Global Workers’ Rights speaker series, Dr. Michael McCarthy, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Marquette University, author of Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal (Cornell University Press)

Bio: Michael A. McCarthy is an Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences at Marquette University where he teaches in...

Fisher Family Writer in Residence: Kimiko Hahn

Kimiko Hahn is the author of nine books of poems, including: Brain Fever (W.W. Norton, 2014) and Toxic Flora (WWN, 2010), both collections prompted by...

Talent Acquisition Strategy in a Scarce Labor Market

Presenter: Harry Griendling Founder and CEO of Doublestar Inc. ( Link: Or iPhone one-tap (US...

February 21 - 27, 2019

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