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NOVEMBER 14, 2013

Thursday
      • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
      • Women of Palestine: A Conversation with Prof. Abeer Kayed Pelon
      • Watkins Classroom 110
      • VSPACER
      • Join Students for Justice in Palestine for a conversation with Prof. Abeer Kayed Pelon on the role of women in Palestinian society. Prof. Pelon is a professor of Political Science and History at Montgomery College and University of D.C. and has spoken on the issue of Palestinian women's empowerment in the past. She is also the author of "The Ongoing Nakba."

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Students for Justice in Palestine

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      • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      • AU Persian Student Alliance Presents: Trita Parsi
      • Cancelled
      • VSPACER
      • AU Persian Student Alliance invites the President of the National Iranian American Council for a discussion on Iran-US relations.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Community Action and Social Justice Coalition

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      • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Let's Talk About It! Muslim Journeys: American Stories
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • 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.

        September ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Library

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AFTER NOVEMBER 14

      • Sat 11/16/13
        9:00 am – noon
      • Key Speaker Series
      • Watkins Classroom G06
      • Key Speaker Series - open to current Key students, Key alumni, and MPA and MPP students. Go to http://www.american.edu/spa/key/Key-Speaker-Series.cfm for more information.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Key Executive Leadership Program

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      • Sat 11/16/13
        4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Gallery Talk: Joel D'Orazio
      • Katzen AU Museum
      • Join the AU Museum in a gallery talk about Joel D'Orazio: Pull Up a Chair, on display through December 15.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Sat 11/16/13
        5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
      • Food Not Bombs Presentation
      • School of International Service Classroom 102
      • Presentation and video with Food Not Bombs co-founder Keith McHenry

        Food Not Bombs volunteers have been smashing hunger and squashing tofu in protest to the exploitation of capitalism for over three decades. Keith will talk about the principles, history and Food Not Bombs participation in the global transformation away from corporate domination. Hunger and poverty are intentional features of ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: SPA: Leadership Program

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      • Mon 11/18/13
        12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
      • Deans Discussion with Assistant Secretary Barton--Conflict Analysis, Strategy and Engagement
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • Dean's Discussion with Assistant Secretary Barton--Conflict Analysis, Strategy and Engagement: The State Department's Experience in Syria, Honduras, and Burma
        Date: Monday, November 18
        Time: 12:30-2:00pm
        Location: Abramson Family Founders Room
        This month's dean's discussion will feature Ambassador Frederick Barton. Ambassador Barton is the Assistant Secretary of State for Conflict and ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: School of International Service

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      • Mon 11/18/13
        4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • "Crip Displacements: Dispossession, Disability, and Resistance in Queer Times" Dr. Robert McRuer, George Washington Univ
      • Butler Board Room
      • Lecture by Dr. Robert McRuer, Professor of English and Department Chair, George Washington University. Dr. McRuer's most well known work attends to cultural sites where critical queerness and disability contest heteronormativity and compulsory able-bodiedness. He is the author of "Crip Theory: Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability" and the co-editor of "Sex and Disability" with Anna Mollow. ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Women's Gender and Sexuality

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