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November 8, 2013

  • Theses and dissertations due in deans’ offices for fall degree candidates

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Join AU alumna Hassina Sherjan, the founder of Aid Afghanistan for Education, for a special conversation and reception hosted by the University Honors Program and the School of International Service, among others.

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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.

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Join us for Books that Shaped America, a special series of conversations for the local community and American University students, faculty and staff. The Series features selections from "Books That Shaped America," a list compiled by the Library of Congress. Informal discussions about the extraordinary influence of these books on American society will be led by faculty and staff members from AU. …more

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As the world becomes increasingly digital, ownership of scholarly works is a major issue in higher education. The debate between individuals, publishers, and institutions over ownership is both high-stakes and complex. Speaker Geneva Henry draws on her previous experience to shed some light on this issue.

Ms. Henry is the University Librarian and Vice Provost for Libraries at The George …more

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The spread of digital technologies has presented scholars in the humanities with some extraordinary opportunities, as well as a few challenges, not least for their modes of communicating with one another. This talk will explore some of the changes taking place in the humanities today and their implications for scholars and their institutions. How are humanists' ways of thinking about scholarly …more

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