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Oct26
COMM Fall 2021 Career Forum

COMM Fall 2021 Career Forum

Register here for the Fall 2021 Communication Forum. Space is limited and registration is REQUIRED in order to attend.

Communication

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.

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Oct26

Micro-Economics Policy Seminar (MEPS)

October 26th – Priyanka Anand (GMU Health Policy) “Peer Effects of Teen Pregnancy on Sexual Behavior” (co-authored with Lisa Kahn)

Economics

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Van Metre Hall (formerly Founders Hall), 322

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Oct26
From Academic Language to Language Architecture

From Academic Language to Language Architecture: Challenging Raciolinguistic Ideologies in Research and Practice

Online lecture by Dr. Nelson Flores (University of Pennsylvania)

Spanish

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.

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Oct27
Colloquium Series: Slow Violence and the Gas Peedit in Neoliberal India

Colloquium Series: Slow Violence and the Gas Peedit in Neoliberal India

Online lecture by Dr. Nikhil Deb (Murray State University)

Sociology and Anthropology

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."

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Oct27
Fall for the Book: Breaking the Victorian Glass Ceiling

Fall for the Book: Breaking the Victorian Glass Ceiling

Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 12:00 PM
Crowdcast

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.

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