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APRIL 16

Wednesday
      • 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.

        April 23: Daniel Bernhofen, American University School of International Service
        "Estimating the Effects ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Economics

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      • noon – 2:00 pm
      • Open Honors Colloquium: A Conversation with Kirk Bloodsworth, Death Row Exoneree
      • McDowell Formal
      • VSPACER
      • Join JLC Professor Robert Johnson's class on "Extreme Punishments" for an open conversation with Kirk Bloodsworth, a death row exoneree and prominent criminal justice advocate. The first inmate to be exonerated from death row with DNA testing, Mr. Bloodsworth is the current Advocacy Director at Witness to Innocence and has a documentary coming out in 2014.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Honors Program

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      • 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
      • John Lipski, Languages without Borders (The Jack Child Distinguished Memorial Lecture)
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 4
      • Dr. Lipski will present research based on his extensive field work on language mixing between Spanish and Portuguese in communities along the Brazilian border in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, and Venezuela. In so doing, he will address the longstanding and complex question of where dialects end and separate languages begin, with special attention to using a typology of ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Language & Foreign Studies

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      • 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      • "Mapping Change" with Rosemary Wardley, Senior GIS Cartographer at National Geographic
      • School of International Service Beacon Conference Room (SIS 300)
      • VSPACER
      • Beyond locating us in space, maps can visually depict the speed and disruption of geopolitical and environmental change over time. National Geographic Senior GIS Cartographer Rosemary Wardley joins AU Earth Month to share her work in creating, editing, and managing cartographic projects for NatGeo and the society at large and to reveal examples of maps and the stories they tell about our ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Office of Sustainability

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      • 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
      • Pizza and Parsha with L'CHAIM
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 244
      • VSPACER
      • Come by and grab a slice of pizza as we discuss relevant issues in Judaism!

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Lubavitch Chabad at AU

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      • 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
      • #ineedajob Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search
      • Career Center Library
      • VSPACER
      • Do you know how to use LinkedIn to find your next job? LinkedIn is dominating the recruiting and job searching world; according to Forbes Magazine, over 97% of recruiters used LinkedIn in their 2012 searches. Participate in this informative workshop and learn how to build your profile and use LinkedIn to network with alumni and employers and search and apply for jobs. Also, learn valuable tips on ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Career Center

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AFTER APRIL 16

      • Thu 04/17/14
        6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
      • Jill Downen Artist Talk
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • Jill Downen artist talk. Free and open to the public.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Art Department

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      • Thu 04/17/14
        7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Emet Presents Behnam M.
      • Ward Circle Classroom 5
      • Behnam is an Iran specialist who will speak on the influence of the Iran/Iraq war has on modern Iranian politics

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: AU Club Council (AUCC)

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      • Fri 04/18/14
        6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
      • Malaysia's Economy: Recent Developments and Future Prospects
      • School of International Service Classroom 120
      • Talk by Dr Alex Mourmouras, Chief, D5 Division Asia and Pacific Department, International Monetary Fund about "Malaysia's Economy: Recent Developments and Future Prospects".

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: School of International Service

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      • Sat 04/19/14
        3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
      • Presentation of Veteran Works, Writings, and Art Pieces
      • McDowell Formal
      • Writings of War is a speaking event and reading that delves into the integral role that the arts have played in veteran therapy. The focus of the event centers around veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) but includes testimonials and readings from veterans of all past experiences with war.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: SPA: Leadership Program

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      • Mon 04/21/14
        5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Wonk University: Applying and Succeeding in IR and PPol Grad Schools
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • Come hear author Dan Perez share tips from his new e-book, Wonk University - The Inside Guide to Apply and Succeed in International Relations and Public Policy Graduate Schools. (This event is intended for undergraduates who are thinking about pursuing graduate studies in international relations or public policy, but all may attend.)

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: School of International Service

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