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Sylvester Ogbechie: The Metaphysics of Modernity: Globalism, African Art, and Ontologies of Being
Wednesday,  April 25, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

CLI Business Meeting
Wednesday,  April 25, 2018,  3:30 PM - 5:00 PM   | Harris Hall

Bollywood Movies
Wednesday,  April 25, 2018,  5:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

How Youth Can Solve Grand Challenges in the 21st Century - Fred Swaniker
Wednesday,  April 25, 2018,  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   | Scott Hall

Workshop with Phillip Warnell
Thursday,  April 26, 2018,  12:00 PM - 3:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Ai Weiwei: Human Flow, film screening and livestream Q&A
Sunday,  April 29, 2018,  1:30 PM - 4:00 PM   | Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh

Counter-Revolutionary Aesthetics in Egypt — Jessica Winegar
Monday,  April 30, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Printemps Litteraire Bresilien 2018
Monday,  April 30, 2018,  12:00 PM - 3:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Anthropology Colloquium: Sarah Hillewaert, University of Toronto; MORALITY AT THE MARGINS. YOUTH, LANGUAGE, AND ISLAM IN COASTAL KENYA
Monday,  April 30, 2018,  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | 1810 Hinman Avenue

Tertulia/Study Break
Monday,  April 30, 2018,  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Forum Language Tables: Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi-Urdu, Italian, Korean & Persian
Tuesday,  May 1, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Allison Residential Community

Matthew Brown - Breadlosers: Nollywood, State Television, and the Stakes of Masculine Melodrama
Wednesday,  May 2, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Forum Language Tables: English (ESL), French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili
Wednesday,  May 2, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Allison Residential Community

IPHAM Seminar Series: "HIV, MALNUTRITION, AND FOOD INSECURITY IN SENEGAL, WEST AFRICA : A LONGITUDINAL STUDY TO IDENTIFY HIGH IMPACT INTERVENTIONS"
Thursday,  May 3, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   | Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center

On the Comedy of Translation and the Translation of Comedy
Thursday,  May 3, 2018,  3:00 PM - 5:30 PM   | John Evans Center

Theodore Zev Weiss Holocaust Educational Foundation Annual Lecture
Thursday,  May 3, 2018,  4:00 PM - 6:30 PM   | Harris Hall

INPut Lecture series: "The Authoritarian Transmission: How France Engineered a Sixty-Year Successor Government in Cameroon"
Thursday,  May 3, 2018,  5:00 PM - 6:30 PM   | Scott Hall

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  May 4, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Printemps Litteraire Bresilien 2018
Monday,  May 7, 2018,  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Reinventing the Wheel: Constitutions as Iterative Documents — Nathan Brown
Monday,  May 7, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Religious Freedom in Arab States: Who Is Free and What Are They Free to Do? A Talk by Nathan Brown (MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library)
Monday,  May 7, 2018,  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  

"Last Yiddish Heroes: Lost and Found Songs of Soviet Jews during World War II", Philip M. and Ethel Klutznick Lecture in Jewish Civilization:
Monday,  May 7, 2018,  7:30 PM - 9:00 PM   | Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Carolyn & Richard Lobban: The Road to the Two Sudans and The Untold Story of Shari`a in Sudan
Wednesday,  May 9, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

SciLang Event: Antonella Sorace - Investing in Multilingualism
Wednesday,  May 9, 2018,  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM   | McCormick Foundation Center

Bollywood Movies
Wednesday,  May 9, 2018,  5:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Marc Crépon Talk: "Surviving the Loss of the World: Günther Anders, Migration, and the Refugee Crisis"
Thursday,  May 10, 2018,  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM   | Scott Hall

Voices of Experience: An Alumni Panel Discussion
Thursday,  May 10, 2018,  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time—Making an Exhibition through International and Interdisciplinary Partnerships
Friday,  May 11, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  May 11, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Tacita de café
Saturday,  May 12, 2018,  (All Day)  

The Quotidian Politics of Agrarian Rurality in Morocco — Karen Rignall
Monday,  May 14, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM  

2018 Barry Farrell Lecture: Georgia: On the Front Lines with Russia
Monday,  May 14, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Harris Hall

"Water in Israel and the Middle East Transboundary Disputes and Collaborative Solutions"
Tuesday,  May 15, 2018,  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM   | Rebecca Crown Center

Forum Language Tables: Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi-Urdu, Italian, Korean & Persian
Tuesday,  May 15, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Allison Residential Community

Lansiné Kaba: The 1591 Moroccan Invasion of Songhay
Wednesday,  May 16, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Circulo de Lectores
Wednesday,  May 16, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Forum Language Tables: English (ESL), French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili
Wednesday,  May 16, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Allison Residential Community

Bollywood Movies
Wednesday,  May 16, 2018,  5:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Afro-Latinidades: Blackness, Identity, and Space
Friday,  May 18, 2018,  (All Day)   | Norris University Center

Art History Symposium: "Entangled Urbanisms: History, Place, and the Shaping of Cities"
Friday,  May 18, 2018,  9:00 AM - 5:15 PM   | University Library

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  May 18, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

The Arabic Freud: Psychoanalysis and Islam in Modern Egypt — Omnia El Shakry (New Directions Lecture)
Monday,  May 21, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Third Coast CFAR Workshop— Jessica Ridgway, MD, MS and Chad J Achenbach, MD, MPH
Monday,  May 21, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   | 625 N Michigan Ave

Solomon Fikre Lemma: Formal and Non-formal Land Rights in Africa: The Ethiopian Case Study
Wednesday,  May 23, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Talk and Reception with James W. Fernandez
Wednesday,  May 23, 2018,  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM   | University Library

Evening O'Skits
Wednesday,  May 23, 2018,  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   | McCormick Foundation Center

Bollywood Movies
Thursday,  May 24, 2018,  5:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  May 25, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Forum Language Tables: Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi-Urdu, Italian, Korean & Persian
Tuesday,  May 29, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Allison Residential Community

John McCall: Wither Nollywood? The Future of Popular Media in Africa
Wednesday,  May 30, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Forum Language Tables: English (ESL), French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili
Wednesday,  May 30, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Allison Residential Community

Tertulia/Study Break
Wednesday,  May 30, 2018,  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Adam Phillips lecture
Thursday,  May 31, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:30 PM  

Leo Bersani - Adam Phillips Conversation
Friday,  June 1, 2018,  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM  

WCAS Reading Period Begins
Wednesday,  June 6, 2018,  (All Day)  

Louisa Lombard - State of Rebellion: Violence and Intervention in the Central African Republic
Wednesday,  June 6, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

CLI Final Business Meeting
Wednesday,  June 6, 2018,  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | University Library

PAS Annual Picnic
Friday,  June 8, 2018,  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM   | 620 Library Place

Spring examinations begin
Monday,  June 11, 2018,  (All Day)  

Spring Grades Due at 3 p.m.
Monday,  June 18, 2018,  (All Day)  

Global Health Spring Seminar: Brian Citro
Thursday,  June 21, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   | McGaw Pavilion