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NOVEMBER 11, 2013

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AFTER NOVEMBER 11

      • Tue 11/12/13
        3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      • A Conversation with Hassina Sherjan
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • Join AU alumna Hassina Sherjan, the founder of Aid Afghanistan for Education, for a special conversation and reception hosted by the University Honors Program and the School of International Service, among others.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Honors Program

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      • Wed 11/13/13
        4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Fulfilling (and Excelling at) your Foreign Language Requirement Examination: Resources & Strategies
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • In this workshop we will review the language requirements currently in place for the different areas of graduate study and the best ways for you to prepare to demonstrate the required proficiency. We'll start by specifically discussing what is entailed by the required proficiency examination and how to tailor your prep efforts to address the exam's demands. We will then utilize a standardized ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Research

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      • Thu 11/14/13
        6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Let's Talk About It! Muslim Journeys: American Stories
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • The American University Library and the Arab World Studies Program invite AU faculty, staff, students, alumni, and members of the Washington, D.C.-metro community to a book discussion series on Muslim Journeys: American Stories. Professor Randa Serhan, Director of the Arab World Studies Program, will lead the discussions.

        All events start at 6p.m. Middle Eastern fare will be served.

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        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 11/19/13
        7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      • Books That Shaped America: Fahrenheit 451
      • The Gianni Room (MGC 200)
      • Join us for Books that Shaped America, a special series of conversations for the local community and American University students, faculty and staff. The Series features selections from "Books That Shaped America," a list compiled by the Library of Congress. Informal discussions about the extraordinary influence of these books on American society will be led by faculty and staff members from AU. ...more

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        Host: University Library

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      • Fri 12/06/13
        10:30 am – noon
      • Whose publication is it anyway?
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • As the world becomes increasingly digital, ownership of scholarly works is a major issue in higher education. The debate between individuals, publishers, and institutions over ownership is both high-stakes and complex. Speaker Geneva Henry draws on her previous experience to shed some light on this issue.

        Ms. Henry is the University Librarian and Vice Provost for Libraries at The George ...more

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        Host: University Library

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