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Important Dates

MARCH 20, 2013

Wednesday
      • noon – 1:30 pm
      • Celebration of College Research
      • Butler Board Room
      • 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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      • noon – 1:30 pm
      • Department Seminar
      • Kreeger Economics Conference Room 100
      • VSPACER
      • The Department of Economics sponsors a weekly series in which economists from all facets of the profession present their cutting edge research on a wide variety of topics. All workshops are open to the public, and held on Wednesdays from 12:00 to 1:15 in Kreeger 100, unless otherwise noted.

        On May 1st, please join us for a joint presentation with the Info-Metrics Institute as Pieter Adriaans, ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Economics

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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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      • 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Metaphors We Die By: The Normative Power of Language in Bioethics
      • Letts Formal
      • VSPACER
      • A talk by Assya Pascalev, Scholar-in-Residence, Philosophy and Religion, American University.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Philosophy & Religion

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      • 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
      • DC Teacher of the Year presentation
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 5
      • VSPACER
      • Julia King, DC Teacher of the Year, will be talking about her path to education and the importance of character education

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: School of Education, Teaching and Health

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      • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      • The Art and Craft of Speech Writing with Chris Matthews
      • Ward Circle Lecture Hall 1
      • VSPACER
      • Why the JFK Commencement Speech at AU Lives 50 Years Later

        Panel discussion of JFK’s famous AU Peace Speech moderated by Chris Matthews, author, "Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero"; former White House speechwriter; and News Anchor and Commentator, MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews". Master of Ceremonies - Prof Leonard Steinhorn, Professor of Public Communication and former political speechwriter....more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: School of Communication

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      • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
      • American Women with Gina Adams, SPA/BA '80: Women in Leadership
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 1
      • VSPACER
      • Join us for American Women, a special lecture series highlighting the inspirational women of American University. The final event in the series features Gina Adams, SPA/BA '80, Corporate Vice President of Corporate Affairs at FedEX, with "Women in Leadership." Moderated by award-winning journalist and and AU professor Iris Krasnow, this presentation will be followed by a dessert and coffee ...more

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

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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 – 10:00 pm
      • Habitat for Humanity Panel Discussion
      • Kogod Classroom T60
      • VSPACER
      • A Habitat Homeowner along with workers at Habitat for Humanity are coming to speak about their experiences with Habitat.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Habitat for Humanity

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      • 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Visiting Writers Series: Fiction Reading by Hanna Pylvainen
      • Butler Board Room
      • Fiction Reading by Hanna Pylvainen

        A graduate of the MFA program at the University of Michigan, Hanna Pylväinen is the author of We Sinners, a collection of stories about the Rovaniemi family, members of an ultraconservative Lutheran sect known as Laestadianism. About We Sinners, NBA winner Jaimy Gordon writes: “In a debut collection of dazzling economy, precision, and reach, Hanna Pylväinen ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Literature Department

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AFTER MARCH 20

      • Thu 03/21/13
        noon – 2:00 pm
      • Table Talk Lunch Series "US Pivot towards Asia: Human Rights Implications"
      • Kay Main Chapel
      • Table Talk Lunch Series "US Pivot towards Asia: Human Rights Implications"

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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      • Thu 03/21/13
        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 03/21/13
        2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • American University Peace Corps Symposium
      • Letts Formal
      • Returned Peace Corps volunteers will gather to discuss the role of Returned Peace Corps volunteers in health, government, international service, military, and business. Keynote addresses will be given by prominent Returned Peace Corps volunteers. The event will conclude with a debate on the future role of Peace Corps.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Peace Corps Community

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      • Thu 03/21/13
        2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Holocaust Studies Forum Lecture: Omer Bartov
      • Butler Board Room
      • This lecture is part of the Holocaust Studies Forum by the Jewish Studies Program, Department of History, and US Holocaust Memorial Museum. The Holocaust Studies Forum connects top scholars in the field of Holocaust research with American University students and the broader public through a series of lectures and discussions.
        For this lecture Omer Bartov will be presenting a talk titled ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Jewish Studies

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      • Thu 03/21/13
        5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
      • Charles H. Levine Memorial Lecture
      • Butler Board Room
      • The Charles H. Levine Memorial Lecture in Public Administration and Policy honors the life, scholarly contributions, and public service of one of the most respected public management scholars in these fields, and the first Distinguished Professor of Government and Public Administration in the School of Public Affairs (SPA) at American University.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: SPA: Public Administration & Policy

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