2018 Penny Lectures

The theme for the 2018 Penny Lecture Series is Global Identities and Social Movements.

Winter Term

January 2-27

Spring Classes Begin

January 29

"Publishing Your Scholarly Book"

February 1; 5 - 6 pm

Duke University Press' Courtney Berger will address the current publishing environment for humanities scholars. Courtney Berger is Senior Editor & Editorial Department Manager at Duke University Press. She joined the Press in 2003, after receiving her Ph.D. in English from Johns Hopkins University. Courtney acquires books across the humanities and social sciences, including social and political theory, literary and cultural studies, American studies, Native American and indigenous studies, gender and sexuality studies, critical ethnic studies, media studies, and science and technology studies …

World Hijab Day

February 1; 7 - 8 pm

The American and Muslim Women's Collaboration will host World Hijab Day and show a film …

"Kill It To Save It: Is Going Global"

February 5; 6 - 8 pm

Corey W. Dolgon, Professor (Sociology, Stonehill College) delivers this segment of the Penny Lecture Series …

Gilman Scholarship Information Session

February 6; 12 - 1 pm

The Gilman Scholarship awards 2,900 scholarships of up to $5,000 to help students with limited financial resources study abroad. This information session will provide an overview of the program and application process. Students must receive the Pell Grant to be eligible …

"It's All About Telling A People's Story"

February 7; 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Join Jason E. Shaiman, Art Museum Curator of Exhibitions, for a gallery talk and gain insight to the [January 30-June 30 Telling A People's Story: African-American Children's Illustrated Literature] exhibition's focus and how it all came together through a collaborative effort of faculty, students, and scholars …

Fulbright Information Session

February 8; 12 - 1 pm

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent graduates and graduate students. This information session will provide an overview of the program and application process …

"Devotion in Motion"

February 8; 6 - 7 pm

Guest speakers Dr. Edward Wright Rios, Department of History, Vanderbilt University, and photojournalist Mike Dubose present this photojournalism project following religious pilgrims in Oaxaca, Mexico …