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Monday, September 22
  • Last day to drop a fall course for a 25% refund (no refunds after this date)
      • 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
      • The F Word
      • Bender Library Exhibition
      • VSPACER
      • The Images of Forgiveness exhibition is a thought-provoking collection of arresting images and personal narratives exploring forgiveness in the face of atrocity. First launched in London in 2004, it has since been displayed in over 300 venues worldwide. Drawing together voices from South Africa, America, Israel, Palestine, Northern Ireland and England, the exhibition examines forgiveness as a ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: University Library

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Coming Soon

      • Tue 09/30/14
        2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continues
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • Sister Helen Prejean will discuss her life and work as an advocate against the death penalty. Sr. Helen has been instrumental in sparking national dialogue on the death penalty and helping to shape the Catholic Church's newly vigorous opposition to state executions.She travels around the world giving talks about her ministry.

        A brief reception will follow the event.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 09/30/14
        6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Theses and Dissertation: Electronic Submission Process
      • This session will provide critical information about the thesis and dissertation completion process, including: formatting requirements, the online submission system, your publishing options, and copyright considerations. Whether you are just beginning your thesis or dissertation, or plan to submit it this semester, come learn about the resources available to help you.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 10/01/14
        2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
      • Research in Progress: Health Research at AU
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • A panel of American University faculty discusses diverse approaches to researching health. Panel members will provide insight into different aspects of health-related research and answer questions. Refreshments will be provided.

        These events showcase research from across the American University community, with a special emphasis on innovative or multidisciplinary approaches, as well as ...more

        Type: Panel Discussion
        Host: University Library

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      • Mon 10/06/14
        10:30 am – noon
      • Big Data, Big Copyright
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • This talk will cover developments in copyright law—especially fair use, Google Books, and the orphan works inquiry—that bear on digital research and teaching.

        The American University Library's Colloquium on Scholarly Communication features experts from both American University and the larger academic community presenting on challenges for academia in the twenty-first century. The Colloquium ...more

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        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 10/07/14
        2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
      • Library Website Feedback Groups
      • Bender Library Adminstrative Conference Room
      • Do you love AU Library's website? Hate it? Maybe you think you have great ideas for how it could be improved. This is your chance to share them! Sign-up to participate in one of three feedback groups (October 7, 9, or 13) and receive a $10 Amazon gift card for your time. Sign-up by emailing LibEvents@american.edu with your school, class year, and desired date of participation.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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