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Tuesday, October 26, 2021 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Johnson Center, Third Floor, Meeting Room D
The annual Communication Career Forum is back as small in-person mentoring sessions for Fall 2021.
Gain career advice and network with some of the nation’s leading communication professionals. We will be offering in-person interactive small-group mentoring sessions that will offer students an opportunity to speak with professionals representing a wide range of career paths – organizational communication, media production, journalism, public relations, sports communication, and more.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Online Location, Advance registration required (see event description for link)
In this talk, one of four in the 2021-22 Spanish Heritage Language Education lecture series, Dr. Nelson Flores argues that the construct of “academic language” frames racialized students as linguistically deficient and he proposes "language architecture" as an alternative.
Award-winning poets Maggie Smith and Victoria Chang discuss the objects of everyday life and family history — a hallway mirror, a marriage license, a photograph — and how we come to terms and know ourselves through them.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Online Location, Zoom. For login details, please see the link below.
"In this presentation, I analyze the ways in which slow violence and neoliberalism intertwine in the production of social and environmental destruction, evident in the lingering devastation from the 1984 Union Carbide catastrophe in Bhopal, India."
From the medical tables to the séance parlor, two authors explore the stories of groundbreaking and norm-bending Victorian women. Emily Midorikawa’s Out of the Shadows: Six Visionary Victorian Women in Search of a Public Voice, tells the stories of influencial women who gained fame and fortune by using their clairvoyant gifts to break gender and class barriers. Bookpage says, “Midorikawa unveils the triumphant, tragic and deeply unconventional lives of six of the Victorian era’s best known spirit mediums.” In Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine, Olivia Campbell uncovers the remarkable stories of three pioneering women who broke gender boundaries and earned medical degrees, creating medical care for women by women.