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March 29, 2014

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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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3-4 p.m., Workshop - Language Matters: Change, Choice, and Consequences
Presented by:
-Naomi S. Baron (Professor, World Languages and Cultures/CAS; Executive Director, Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning)
-Chip Gerfen (Professor & Chair, World Languages and Cultures/CAS)

4-5 p.m., Keynote - Endangered Alphabets
Author and Champlain College professor Tim Brookes will speak about …more

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In honor of the centennial of AU's opening ceremony, the AU Archives and the Student Historical Society invite you to "The American Story: History All Around You." This interactive exhibit features items from the AU Archive. Drop by the lobby of the Library on Wednesday, April 2 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm to explore unique moments in American University history and have the opportunity for informal …more

Type: Information Session

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Learn how to create instant bibliographies while searching online catalogs and databases with this popular citation management software, which interacts with your word processing software to make paper writing and citing easier. Please email endnotehelp-l@listserv.american.edu to schedule an individual appointment if you are unable to attend the class. Note: It is preferable for participants to …more

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Do you get nervous at the thought of having to speak in front of others? Have you always wanted to become a better public speaker? Whether it's for an academic presentation or a toast at your best friend's wedding, public speaking is a fundamental skill. In this interactive workshop, Kogod Center for Business Communications' Bonnie Auslander will teach you how to productively channel your anxiety …more

Type: Workshop

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