Today@AU

SEPTEMBER 5, 2013

Thursday

Events

Must See Events

      • September 3 to October 20 (2013)
      • Early Fall 2013 Exhibitions: Green Acres and Patrick McDonough
      • September 3 – October 20, 2013
        American University Museum
        Admission is free

        Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses, and Abandoned Lots
        The American University Museum brings this major exhibition of contemporary art addressing ecological issues to the Washington region from the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. The show is in collaboration with the Arlington Arts Center, ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • September 3 to October 20 (2013)
      • Early Fall 2013 Exhibitions: Rothfeld Collection
      • Donald Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art
        September 3 – October 20, 2013
        American University Museum
        Admission is free

        The first exhibition of Donald Rothfeld's extraordinary gift of Israeli Art to the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center in honor of H.E. Ambassador Michael B. Oren. Selections from the extensive collection chronicle Israel's history and include the ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Thursday, September 5 (2013)
      • Letts Hall 50th Anniversary Celebration
      • VSPACER
      • On September 5, 2013, Housing & Dining Programs will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Letts Hall. This celebration is open to all residents of Letts Hall of past and present. This anniversary celebration is meant to highlight and celebrate the University Residence Hall history.

        Type: Reception
        Host: Housing & Dining Programs

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      • Thursday, September 5 (2013)
      • The Moral, Legal, and Policy Implications of Military Intervention in Syria
      • VSPACER
      • Join Ian Hurd, Associate Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University, and Marjorie Cohn, Professor of Law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, along with American University students and faculty, to discuss the moral, legal, and policy implications of the use , or lack thereof, of military force for intervention in Syria.

        Type: Panel Discussion
        Host: Ethics, Peace and Global Affairs

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      • Saturday, September 7 (2013)
      • 2013 Early Fall Artists' Reception
      • Saturday, September 7 (2013)
      • Gallery Talk: Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses, and Abandoned Lots
      • Gallery Talk: Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses, and Abandoned Lots
        September 7, 5 p.m.
        American University Museum
        Admission is free
        Join Stefanie Fedor, executive director of Arlington Arts Center, in a gallery talk about Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses, and Abandoned Lots, on view through October 20.

        Image credit: Homemeadow Song Farm, A Bundle of Sticks, ...more

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

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      • Saturday, September 7 (2013)
      • Letts Hall 50th Anniversary Celebration
      • VSPACER
      • In honor of American University's focus on tradition and community, join Housing & Dining Programs and the Letts, Clark and Roper Halls Residential Education Staff in a celebration of Letts Hall.

        Type: Reception
        Host: Housing & Dining Programs

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      • Sunday, September 8 (2013)
      • Gallery Talk: Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art
      • Gallery Talk: Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art
        September 8, 1 p.m.
        American University Museum
        Admission is free
        Join the AU Museum for a discussion about the Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art, on display through October 20.

        Image credit: Tamar Halpern, Florida, 2008. C-Print 2/3. 40 in. x 30 in. Gift of Donald Rothfeld.

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

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      • Thursday, September 12 (2013)
      • Small Nations Poetry Night 2013
      • VSPACER
      • Small Nations Poetry Night 2013

        Thursday, September 12, 6:30 p.m. | Katzen Arts Center, American University | 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016

        Admission is free. RSVP is required due to limited space at: http://smallnationspoetrynight2013-efbnend.eventbrite.com/

        Would you like to listen to great poetry from Austria, Bulgaria, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Malta, and Slovenia? ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Office of the President

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      • Tuesday, September 17 (2013)
      • Obsesión at American University with Altbreak Cuba
      • VSPACER
      • Obsesión duo Magia López and Alexey Rodriguez ("el tipo este") are traveling all the way from Cuba to give a short performance and to talk about race in Cuba and the content of their music. López and Rodriguez are at the forefront of a cultural revolution in Cuba – a renaissance that is using hip-hop to challenge age-old misconceptions about power, race, identity, and gender.

        Type: Performance
        Host: Center for Community Engagement & Service

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      • Wednesday, September 18 (2013)
      • 50 Shades of Why Sex Matters
      • VSPACER
      • 50 Shades of Why Sex Matters!
        Dr. Deborah Clegg, University of Texas Southwest Medical Center
        Public Talk, September 18, 4:30-5:30 PM
        American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, 2nd Floor

        Dr. Deborah J. Clegg is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and the Director of the Program in Clinical Nutrition in the Department of Internal Medicine, Touchstone Diabetes Research Center at ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Psychology

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      • Wednesday, September 18 (2013)
      • Sowing Struggle: Social movements and the future of corn in Tlaxcala, Mexico
      • VSPACER
      • Luz Rivera Martinez will speak about her 20 years of experience constructing autonomy, organizing outside the electoral system, and resisting genetically modified corn while protecting millennia-old varieties. Luz is an inspiring speaker and her talk will have important lessons for anyone interested in women's, peasant, and labor movements.

        During the Mexican Revolution support for Emiliano ...more

        Type: Panel Discussion
        Host: Partners of the Americas, American University Student Chapter

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      • September 19 to October 17 (2013)
      • Sustainability Tour
      • VSPACER
      • Sustainability Tour
        September 19, 11 a.m.
        October 17, at 11 a.m.
        Tour begins in the American University Museum
        Admission is free
        Accompany Office of Sustainability staff on a guided campus tour of American University's green buildings, vegetated roofs, green energy systems, and more. The tour begins at the AU Museum. These tours are offered in conjunction with the exhibitions, Green Acres: ...more

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

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      • Thursday, September 19 (2013)
      • Writer Linda Daly presents "The Problem and Pleasures of Writing from Life"
      • Join us for a reading by American University alumna Linda Daly (CAS/BA '90), author of The Last Pilgrimage: My Mother's Life and Our Journey to Saying Goodbye, which actor and writer Jamie Lee Curtis has described as "a gorgeous love story and spiritual travelogue wrapped in a wonderfully written, funny and fantastic memoir." A panel discussion follows, with nonfiction writers Linda Daly, Glen ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: CAS Dean's Office

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Important Dates

  • 09/09/2013: Last day to add a fall course, internship, Independent Reading or Research, or Community Service-Learning project 
  • 09/09/2013: Last day to drop a fall course for a 100% refund and without a "W" recorded