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Will Reno: Investigating New Models of Civil-Military Relations in Africa
Wednesday,  October 18, 2017,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Hindi-Urdu Language Table
Wednesday,  October 18, 2017,  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   | University Library

Forum Language Tables
Wednesday,  October 18, 2017,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Allison Residential Community

Beyond Anthropophagy: Cultural Modernities between Brazil and France
Thursday,  October 19, 2017,  4:30 PM - 7:00 PM   | John Evans Center

Politics of Chiapas, Zapatistas, and the Mexican Earthquake Relief
Thursday,  October 19, 2017,  7:00 PM - 7:45 PM   | Crowe Hall

Beyond Anthropophagy: Cultural Modernities between Brazil and France
Friday,  October 20, 2017,  9:00 AM - 4:30 PM   | John Evans Center

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  October 20, 2017,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

IPR Colloquium: S. Young (IPR/Anthro.) - Food Insecurity and the First 1,000 Days of Life in East Africa
Monday,  October 23, 2017,  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   | Chambers Hall

MENA Monday: Hamdi Attia in Conversation with Chris Abani
Monday,  October 23, 2017,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Richard Joseph: Building Peace and Democracy in Africa: Why Open Access to Knowledge is Vital
Tuesday,  October 24, 2017,  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM   | University Library

Femi Odugbemi: A Conversation about Film Making in Nigeria
Wednesday,  October 25, 2017,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Hindi-Urdu Language Table
Wednesday,  October 25, 2017,  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   | University Library

“The Hexing of Donald Trump: Brujería as Collective Action”
Wednesday,  October 25, 2017,  3:30 PM - 5:00 PM   | John Evans Center

Study Abroad in Japan Information Session 2017-2018
Wednesday,  October 25, 2017,  5:00 PM - 6:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Migration Film Series: Wallah je te jure.
Wednesday,  October 25, 2017,  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Annie May Swift Hall

Keyman 2017 Annual Conference: Law & Politics in Turkey
Thursday,  October 26, 2017,  (All Day)   | 600 Haven St

The Democratic Avant-Garde: Minjung Art and Social Movement in South Korea​
Thursday,  October 26, 2017,  5:00 PM - 6:30 PM   | Harris Hall

Le Ciné Club (2 of 4)
Thursday,  October 26, 2017,  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Deering Library

Nigeria in Self-Conversation: The Films of Femi Odugbemi - Documentary Shorts
Thursday,  October 26, 2017,  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   | Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh

Keyman 2017 Annual Conference: Law & Politics in Turkey
Friday,  October 27, 2017,  (All Day)   | Harris Hall

African Gender and Expressive Arts: Kwame E. Otu
Friday,  October 27, 2017,  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | University Hall

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  October 27, 2017,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Nigeria in Self-Conversation: The Films of Femi Odugbemi - Gidi Blues
Friday,  October 27, 2017,  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   | Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh

Keyman 2017 Annual Conference: Law & Politics in Turkey
Saturday,  October 28, 2017,  (All Day)   | Harris Hall

New Directions Lecture: A Sea of Scales: Fishing and Region Formation between Sicily and Tunisia since World War II — Naor Ben-Yehoyada
Monday,  October 30, 2017,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Harris Hall

Shadow Geology: The Search for Subterranean Knowledge in West Africa - Robyn d'Avignon
Monday,  October 30, 2017,  4:30 PM - 6:00 PM   | University Hall

Forum Language Tables
Tuesday,  October 31, 2017,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Allison Residential Community

Kathleen Bickford Berzock: Caravans of Gold
Wednesday,  November 1, 2017,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Annual Study Abroad Fair
Wednesday,  November 1, 2017,  2:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Norris University Center

Hindi-Urdu Language Table
Wednesday,  November 1, 2017,  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   | University Library

Language Tables Cancelled: Attend Study Abroad Fair in Norris
Wednesday,  November 1, 2017,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Norris University Center

Tacitas de Cafe
Wednesday,  November 1, 2017,  4:30 PM - 6:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

DAAD RISE: Research Internships in Science and Engineering
Thursday,  November 2, 2017,  5:00 PM - 6:30 PM   | Technological Institute

Maurice Blanchot: The Thought of Absence
Friday,  November 3, 2017,  9:30 AM - 6:00 PM   | John Evans Center

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  November 3, 2017,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

MENA Monday: "Trauma" and "Victimization" in Life Narratives of Kurdish Youth in Turkey—Leyla Neyzi
Monday,  November 6, 2017,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Study Abroad Panel Discussion
Tuesday,  November 7, 2017,  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Michael Wairungu: Niko Cool Still, Na Bado NimeChill
Wednesday,  November 8, 2017,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Hindi-Urdu Language Table
Wednesday,  November 8, 2017,  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   | University Library

Circulo de Lectores
Wednesday,  November 8, 2017,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Migration Film Series: Dheepan
Wednesday,  November 8, 2017,  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Annie May Swift Hall

McCormick Global Initiatives Fair
Thursday,  November 9, 2017,  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM   | Technological Institute

Le Ciné Club (3 of 4)
Thursday,  November 9, 2017,  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Deering Library

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  November 10, 2017,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Afro-Pessimist Aesthetics: A Roundtable
Friday,  November 10, 2017,  5:30 PM - 7:00 PM  

IPR Colloquium: R. B. Riedl (IPR/Poli. Sci.) - Pews to Politics: Religious Ideas and Political Engagement
Monday,  November 13, 2017,  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   | Chambers Hall

MENA Monday: The Politics of Human Shielding—Neve Gordon
Monday,  November 13, 2017,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM  

Jada Benn Torres, Vanderbilt University: Genetic perspectives on origins, presence, and ancestry of African-descendant communities across the Caribbean
Monday,  November 13, 2017,  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | 1810 Hinman Avenue

MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library. Israel’s Occupation @ 50: What are the Prospects for a Future Solution?
Monday,  November 13, 2017,  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  

Forum Language Tables
Tuesday,  November 14, 2017,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Allison Residential Community

Rumors and Echoes of the Civil Rights Movement in Africa: Buffett Visiting Professor Lecture
Tuesday,  November 14, 2017,  4:30 PM - 6:00 PM   | Scott Hall

Amidu Sanni: New Muslim-Christian (Mis)expression of Piety and Secularism in Nigeria
Wednesday,  November 15, 2017,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Hindi-Urdu Language Table
Wednesday,  November 15, 2017,  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   | University Library

Forum Language Tables
Wednesday,  November 15, 2017,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Allison Residential Community

Study Break / Tertulias
Wednesday,  November 15, 2017,  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Open Studio - Kaplan Artist in Residence Hamdi Attia. Maps, Politics and Power
Thursday,  November 16, 2017,  5:30 PM - 7:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

The Renée and Lester Crown Speaker Series: Authors Tova Mirvis and Abigail Pogrebin
Thursday,  November 16, 2017,  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM   | Segal Visitors Center

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  November 17, 2017,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

WCAS Reading Period Begins
Monday,  November 27, 2017,  (All Day)  

MENA Graduate Student Colloquium
Monday,  November 27, 2017,  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Fall Breakfast Workshop
Wednesday,  November 29, 2017,  8:30 AM - 12:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Distinguished Lecturer in Multilingualism and Language Learning - Judith Kroll
Wednesday,  November 29, 2017,  3:00 PM - 5:30 PM  

BME Seminar Series: Tania Douglas, PhD
Thursday,  November 30, 2017,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Technological Institute

Le Ciné Club (4 of 4)
Thursday,  November 30, 2017,  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Deering Library

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  December 1, 2017,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Fall examinations begin
Monday,  December 4, 2017,  (All Day)  

Fall grades due at 3 p.m.
Monday,  December 11, 2017,  (All Day)  

MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library. The Risk of War with Iran: Will Trump Kill Obama’s Iran Deal? A Talk by Trita Parsi
Monday,  December 11, 2017,  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  

Winter Classes begin 8 a.m.
Monday,  January 8, 2018,  (All Day)  

MENA Monday: Can the Middle Eastern Regional Order Hold? Marc Lynch
Monday,  January 8, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library. The Middle East and North Africa: 2017 in Review—and What to Look for in 2018
Monday,  January 8, 2018,  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  

CHSS Workshop: Nitsan Chorev
Friday,  January 19, 2018,  3:00 PM - 4:30 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  January 19, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  January 26, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

CLI Business Meeting
Tuesday,  January 30, 2018,  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Crowe Hall

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  February 2, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  February 9, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  February 16, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

CHSS Workshop: Christian Davenport
Friday,  February 23, 2018,  3:00 PM - 4:30 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  February 23, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Department Lecture Series: Antoine Traisnel
Friday,  February 23, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library: Elif Batuman reads from her novel The Idiot.
Monday,  February 26, 2018,  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  March 2, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  March 9, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

WCAS Reading Period Begins
Tuesday,  March 13, 2018,  (All Day)  

Winter Breakfast Workshop [copy]
Wednesday,  March 14, 2018,  8:30 AM - 12:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  March 16, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Winter Examinations Begin
Monday,  March 19, 2018,  (All Day)  

Winter grades due at 3 p.m.
Monday,  March 26, 2018,  (All Day)  

Spring Classes begin 8 a.m.
Tuesday,  April 3, 2018,  (All Day)  

MENA Monday. Losing the Regional Struggle: Saudi Arabia and the Changing International Relations of the Middle East — Madawi Al-Rasheed
Monday,  April 9, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Third Coast CFAR Seminar— Jenny Trinitapoli, PhD
Monday,  April 9, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   | Wieboldt Hall South Entrance

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  April 13, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall