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NOVEMBER 27, 2012

Tuesday
      • 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
      • Social Justice Issues in Harry Potter and the Arab Spring
      • Kay Lounge A
      • VSPACER
      • United Methodist Social Justice Committee presentation and discussion called `Social Justice Issues in Harry Potter and the Arab Spring`

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Kay Spiritual Life Center

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      • 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Max Paul Friedman Book Event
      • Off Campus Location
      • VSPACER
      • History professor Max Paul Friedman discusses his book, "Rethinking Anti-Americanism: The History of an Exceptional Concept in American Foreign Relations" at Busboys and Poets on 5th and K, NW. 'Anti-Americanism' is an unusual expression; although stereotypes and hostility exist toward every nation, we do not hear of 'anti-Italianism' or 'anti-Brazilianism.' Only Americans have elevated such ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: College of Arts and Sciences

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      • 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
      • Israel and the New Middle East
      • Mary Graydon Room 2
      • VSPACER
      • Lecture by Dr. Dan Schueftan

        The dramatic changes in the Middle East present Israel with an unprecedented regional challenge. The relations with the most important countries in the region -- Turkey, Iran and Egypt -- have moved in a negative direction, and the "Arab Street" has become more influential. How will Israel face this challenge?

        Dr. Dan Schueftan is Director of the National Security ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Center for Israel Studies

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AFTER NOVEMBER 27

      • Thu 11/29/12
        6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      • Experiencing Israel
      • Ward Circle Lecture Hall 1
      • Speaker.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Students for Israel

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      • Thu 11/29/12
        8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
      • Students for DC Statehood Presents Rep. Mike Panetta
      • Ward Circle Classroom 103
      • Students for DC Statehood is proud to present Rep. Mike Panetta, the outgoing shadow representative for the District of Columbia. He will discuss his experiences advocating for statehood and voting rights and there will be time for questions. Food will be provided!

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Students for DC Statehood

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      • Fri 11/30/12
        1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
      • Global Computing and Energy Efficiency with Stephen Harper, Intel
      • Mary Graydon Room 203
      • Stephen Harper, Global Director of Energy and Environmental Policy for Intel, the world's largest creator of computer microchips, will talk about how computer systems worldwide have led the way in energy efficiency.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Office of Sustainability

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      • Fri 11/30/12
        3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • American Indian Heritage and Culture Lecture Series (Part III)
      • The Gianni Room (MGC 200)
      • Join the Center for Diversity & Inclusion and AU's Anthropology Department as we host part three of a three part lecture series surrounding the Native American heritage and culture. ~~Professor Lecturer, David Lowry, will lecture on the topic `Whose Nation to Heal.` This lecture will be based on his ongoing research with Native American missionaries.~He will discuss the irony of living in an age ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Center for Diversity and Inclusion

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      • Fri 11/30/12
        5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Graduate Speaker Series 2012: Vincent Carretta
      • Ward Circle Lecture Hall 2
      • Vincent Carretta, University of Maryland:
        Strangers in Strange Lands: Figures in the Eighteenth-Century African Diaspora

        This talk will focus in particular on William Ansah Sessarakoo (1720?-1770), who traveled first (involuntarily) from Africa to the West Indies, where he was redeemed from slavery by the Royal African Company, then sent to England, where he was treated as a celebrity before ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Literature Department

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