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  1. Kasten began her career in ceramics in 2000, apprenticing with British ceramist Rupert Spira. After a year in England gaining a foundation in functional studio pottery, Kasten traveled to Kathmandu, Nepal, where she spent four years as head of a project for developing a stoneware ceramic facility for artisan potters in the village of Thimi, Nepal. Her training in England and her experiences in …more

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  1. Please join the American University Center for Israel Studies and Jewish Studies Program for the first event of the spring semester in our ongoing 2020-21 Antisemitism Series, with French Rabbi Delphine Horvilleur.
    In her new book, Anti-Semitism Revisited: How the Rabbis Made Sense of Hatred, French Rabbi Delphine Horvilleur explores how the hatred of Jews is seen through the lens of the sacred …more

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    Center for Israel Studies
    Type
    Conferences. Panels. Speakers
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  2. Ann Curry
    Award-winning Journalist
    Live streamed programs. Advance registration required.
    SEMINAR SERIES
    Empowering Truth: Why America Needs True Journalists in an Increasingly Complicated World
    In this moment, when truth is on its knees, as people are besieged with information and misinformation in a chaotic digital age, what is the role of journalists, in politics and policy both at home …more

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  3. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of our lives for the last year. At the same time, the world continues to face challenges of other pandemics, such as HIV/AIDS and Ebola. During this first SIS Global to Local panel discussion of the spring semester, SIS professor Nina Yamanis will speak with experts about a variety of pandemics, the related impacts and challenges, and possible solutions for …more

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    School of International Service
    Type
    Conferences. Panels. Speakers
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  4. Wes Moore
    CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation
    Bestselling author, combat veteran, social entrepreneur
    Live streamed programs. Advance registration required.
    SEMINAR SERIES
    All Hands-on Deck: Understanding the Role of Business, Philanthropy, and Government in Creating Economic Justice
    Poverty is sticking, and often intergenerational and predictable. In this seminar, Wes will examine the root …more

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  5.  SOC Presents: Breaking Through Conversations on Equity & Inclusion Across Media 
    Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7pm ET
    To foster dialogue surrounding the feat of creating industry-wide change, the American University School of Communication is hosting a three-part panel series, Breaking Through: Conversations on Equity & Inclusion Across Media. The series will provide SOC students an opportunity to …more

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  6. The Office of the University Chaplain invites you to Soup with Substance – a simple lunch (vegetarian & vegan soups) with food for thought.  Topics vary each month!  50 Seats available, RSVP required to KSLC@american.edu.  Please let us know if you have any dietary or disability-related accommodation requests.

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    Host
    Kay Spiritual Life Center
    Type
    Meetings. Workshops. Trainings. Info Sessions
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  7. Gary Locke
    Washington’s 21st Governor
    Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and America's Ambassador to China
    Live streamed programs. Advance registration required.
    SEMINAR SERIES
    Consensus Drives Strong Policy: the need for a comprehensive approach to our most challenging problems
    In this seminar series we will explore the need to work collectively on this nation’s most pressing …more

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  8. Faculty Senate Meeting. 
     

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    Faculty Senate
    Type
    Advanced Scheduling
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  9. In advance of International Women’s Day, please join the Women & Politics Institute for a virtual conversation with WPI Executive Director Betsy Fischer Martin and Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, author of the new book, The Daughters of Kobani: A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice. She will share her on-the-ground reporting about an extraordinary group of women who took on the Islamic …more

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  10. Please join Jack Rasmussen, director of American University Museum, and Patricia A. Wand, co-chair of Museum of the Peace Corps Experience, for a discussion about development of the exhibition Peace Corps at 60: Inside the Volunteer Experience.
    The talk follows welcoming remarks by Sylvia Matthews Burwell, president of American University; Carol Spahn, acting director of Peace Corps; and Glenn …more

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