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FEBRUARY 20, 2013

Wednesday
      • noon – 1:15 pm
      • Department Seminar: Allen Blackman
      • Kreeger Economics Conference Room 100
      • VSPACER
      • Allen Blackman will be giving a departmental seminar entitled "Does Land Titling Stem Forest Damage? Native Communities in the Peruvian Amazon."

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Economics

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      • noon – 1:30 pm
      • Celebration of College Research
      • Mary Graydon Room 5
      • VSPACER
      • A series of presentations highlighting College of Arts and Sciences faculty research. Lunch will be served.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: CAS Dean's Office

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      • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Transition Countries and Gender Economics Spring Seminars
      • VSPACER
      • On April 3, Professor Jeffrey Miller will present: "Financial Development and Economic Growth in Transition Economies: Empirical Evidence from the CEE and CIS Countries"

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Economics

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      • 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
      • American Women Lecture Series
      • VSPACER
      • This event will be part of a series hosted by the Office of Development and Alumni Relations, entitled the "American Women Lecture Series." Each week, following a speaker, we will have a dessert and coffee networking reception for alumni and friends.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Office of Development & Alumni Relations

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      • 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      • DC Startup Forum: Network like an Entrepreneur
      • The Wechsler Theater (MGC 315)
      • VSPACER
      • Feb. 20 8pm; light refreshments at 7:30 pm
        Wechsler Theater
        Admission is free, RSVP is requested: http://dcstartupforum.eventbrite.com/

        Hear the co-founder and COO of Tech Cocktail, the tech-focused media company, share insider tips to networking across the technology community. She knows. She's done it.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: School of Communication

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AFTER FEBRUARY 20

      • Thu 02/21/13
        noon – 1:30 pm
      • "Saving Dying Languages: Why It Matters"
      • Kay Lounge A
      • Professor Harrison, an AU alum, will discuss his work and outline what can be done to counter the amazing reality that every two weeks, one of the world's 7,000 languages disappears--and with it the invaluable knowledge of a people. He will tell why inaction is unthinkable given the incalculable costs to humanity and knowledge if languages face extinction. No matter where your interests lie--in ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Honors Program

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      • Thu 02/21/13
        1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
      • Weight Watchers at Work
      • Letts Lower Level Conference Room
      • People who attend meetings lose three times more weight than those who do it alone. Weight Watchers meetings provide you with the support you need to lose weight and keep it off. With their integrated approach, you'll learn how to make healthy eating a lifestyle without cutting out the foods you enjoy. Meetings are specifically for Faculty and Staff members only. Interested? Visit http://www....more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Human Resources

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      • Thu 02/21/13
        7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
      • Miles Kahler, Expert on Trade and Development in Asia, Comes to Speak
      • Hughes Formal
      • Join Global China Connection as we welcome Miles Kahler to speak about trade and development in Asia. Kahler is a Rohr Professor of Pacific International Relations and Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. Kahler's recent publications include "Asia and the Reform of Global Governance," (Asian Economic Policy Review, December 2010) and Networked ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Global China Connection

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      • Fri 02/22/13
        noon – 1:15 pm
      • Department Seminar: Cynthia Lin
      • Kreeger Economics Conference Room 100
      • Cynthia Lin (University of California, Davis) will be giving a departmental seminar entitled: "Strategic Decision-Making With Information and Extraction Externalities: A Structural Model of the Multi-Stage Investment Timing Game in Offshore Petroleum Production."

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Economics

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      • Fri 02/22/13
        4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Spring Arts Management Colloquium: Beauty and the Brain
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center
        Admission is free

        How does the brain experience art? Why does it move us? Do aesthetics evolve biologically? The 2013 American University Arts Management Spring Colloquium explores the growing field of neuroaesthetics with an emphasis on the visual brain. Artist Shahin Shikhaliyev will give a lecture, followed by a panel discussion with Terry ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Performing Arts

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