Events

Winter Term

January 2-26

Spring Classes Begin

January 28

World Hijab Day

February 1; 10 am - 2 pm

This event celebrates the wearing of the Hijab by some Muslim women. This day serves to bring awareness to the choice of wearing or not wear the Hijab within the practice of the Islamic faith. This will be the 3rd year our offices have collaborated to highlight this worldwide event …

Welcome, Or No Trespassing (film)

February 5; 4:30 - 6 pm

This 1964 film (Dobro pozhalovat', ili postoronnim vkhod vospreshchen) is the first installment in the Havighurst Center's Spring 2019 Film Series, "Soviet Childhood in the 1960s". It is a satirical comedy about the excessive restrictions that children face during their vacation in a Young Pioneer camp …

The River (musical performance)

February 6; 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Indie-classical quartet ETHEL joins forces with 3-time Grammy Award-winning Pueblo musician and Native American instrument maker Robert Mirabal in The River, an evening of new music inspired by the essential role of water to life on Earth …

Eula Biss Student Coffee Hour

February 7; 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Join Eula Biss, author and Guggenheim Fellow for a discussion of her work, moderated by TaraShea Nesbit, Assistant Professor of English. Nesbit is a novelist and essayist whose interests include American history, history of science, and creative nonfiction as a method for social critique …

"Truth, Lies, and True Lies"

February 7; 7 - 9 pm

Speaker Eula Biss, is the author, most recently, of On Immunity: An Inoculation, which was named one of the 10 Best Books of 2014 by the New York Times Book Review. Her second book, Notes from No Man's Land: American Essays, won the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism in 2010 …

Gilman Scholarship Information Session

February 8; 12 - 1 pm

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship can provide up to $8000 to help students with high financial need pursue study abroad or intern abroad opportunities. Join Global Initiatives at this information session to learn more about eligibility requirements and how to submit a competitive application …

"Worldwide Stories of Interconnected Lives"

February 13; 5 - 6:30 pm

Students, faculty, and staff with worldwide experiences will share their own stories reflecting on how their cross-cultural journeys and intercultural connections influence the development of their sense of belonging to a larger community(ies), and influence the intersectionality of their cultural identity(ies) …

"Publishing in the Humanities"

February 14; 5 - 7 pm

Come learn about the state of publishing in the humanities with Tom Lay of the Fordham University Press. Tom has worked at Fordham since 2006. He has a B.A. in English from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. in English from Fordham University …