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APRIL 2, 2013

Tuesday
      • 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
      • Mexico's Future: Modernization, Sovereignty & Regime Change
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • VSPACER
      • Two days on Mexico's political, economical and cultural overview. Thursday, April 3 6:00pm Welcome Reception with Keynote Panel: Lorenzo Meyer and Luis Rubio, Moderator: TBD.~Friday, April 4 All day event with Panels. Co-Sponsored by National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Insititute for Legal Research and AU/Center for Latin American and Latino Studies.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Center for Latin American and Latino Studies

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      • 9:00 am – noon
      • SOC WEEK 2013: Bagels and Branding with Scott Talan
      • The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
      • VSPACER
      • Join Scott Talan and the SOC Ambassadors for "Bagels and Branding." Enjoy breakfast while Scott Talan, SOC Public Communication professor gives a "how to" lesson on how to create a personal brand as an online presence and in your everyday life.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: School of Communication

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      • noon – 2:00 pm
      • Human Rights Defenders Series Presents Blanca Velazquez
      • Kay Lounge A
      • VSPACER
      • Human Rights Defenders Series Presents Blanca Velazquez

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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      • 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
      • God's Fifth Abode: Entrepreneurial Faith in the Hindu Himalayas
      • Butler Board Room
      • The 6th Annual Harold A. Durfee and Doris G. Durfee Lecture.
        By Dr. Brian Pennington, Maryville College:

        Based on fieldwork conducted in Himalayas of the North Indian state of Uttarakhand since 2001, Pennington’s lecture will discuss the recent proliferation of new religious sites, movements, and conflict in the mountainous region Hindus call “Dev Bhumi,” the Land of the Gods. Home to the ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Philosophy & Religion

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      • 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Guest Lecture - SIS 676-007/419-047: JAPAN: Society, Politics and Foreign Policy
      • Bender Library Graduate Research Center Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • Washington Asia Forum sponsored guest lecture, for SIS 676-007/419-047: JAPAN: Society, Politics and Foreign Policy, Professor Quansheng Zhao

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Center for Asian Studies

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      • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      • Stories from the Wilderness
      • The Wechsler Theater (MGC 315)
      • VSPACER
      • Last year, SOC grad students Sarah Gulick, Sylvia Johnson, and Erin Finicane were on a mission: to go into National Park Service Wilderness areas and bring back stories from the wild. Braving the elements, they produced a video series that captures the diversity of an American Wilderness experience. We invite you to join us for a screening of the series followed by a discussion about the valuable ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Center for Environmental Filmmaking

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      • 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      • Students for Choice Host Choice USA
      • Ward Circle Classroom 101
      • VSPACER
      • AU Students for Choice will host a speaker from Choice USA to discuss the current state of the pro-choice movement.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Students for Choice

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      • 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • "Delta Phi Epsilon Professional Foreign Service Fraternity hosts Congressman Scott Perry
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • VSPACER
      • "Delta Phi Epsilon Professional Foreign Service Fraternity, alongside AU Veterans, hosts Congressman Scott Perry in an event highlighting the shifts in U.S. Foreign Policy, the changing role of the Soldier, and the state of veterans' affairs

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Delta Phi Epsilon, Foreign Service (Pi Chapter)

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      • 8:10 pm – 9:30 pm
      • TESOL Categorical Pizza
      • Watkins Classroom 114
      • VSPACER
      • Dr. Robin Barr, AU's Linguist in Residence, explains the fundamentals of Categorical Preception- the way that the language areas of our brains assign sounds to one distinct phonological category or another - and how it relates to pronunciation instruction.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: TESOL

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AFTER APRIL 2

      • Wed 04/03/13
        noon – 1:30 pm
      • Department Seminar
      • Kreeger Economics Conference Room 100
      • 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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      • Wed 04/03/13
        noon – 2:00 pm
      • Table Talk Lunch Series "Turmoil in Africa: US Military Response"
      • Kay Main Chapel
      • Table Talk Lunch Series "Turmoil in Africa: US Military Response"

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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      • Wed 04/03/13
        3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Transition Countries and Gender Economics Spring Seminars
      • Kreeger Economics Conference Room 100
      • 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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      • Wed 04/03/13
        3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      • The Many Sides of Cuba
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • Held in conjunction with the "Cuba: Human Rights" Photo Exhibit, faculty and students will discuss their research and field work in Cuba.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Comparative & Regional Studies

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      • Wed 04/03/13
        6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Young Alumni Chapter Career Event
      • Battelle-Tompkins Atrium
      • This will include time for networking as well as a presentation by members of AU Human Resources.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Alumni Programs

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