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Spring 2013 Events

Monday, February 4, 2013 | 7:00pm to 8:30pm | Library Auditorium 
Feminist Politics in the Wake of the Islamic Revival 

  • Presented by Nadia Guessous, this event is part of the Social Justice and the Politics of Dissent in the Muslim World Lecture Series 2012 – 2013. Guessous is a Mellon Fellow and Postdoctoral Associate from Rutgers University Institute for Research on Women (IRW).

 

Thursday, February 7, 2013 | 11:30am to 12:30pm | Social Science Building, Room 232 
Informational Session: America’s Unofficial Ambassadors Summer 2013 Internship Programs in Morocco, Zanzabar, and Indonesia

  • Presented by Nadia Guessous, this event is part of the Social Justice and the Politics of Dissent in the Muslim World Lecture Series 2012 – 2013. Guessous is a Mellon Fellow and Postdoctoral Associate from Rutgers University Institute for Research on Women (IRW).

 

Friday, February 8, 2013 | 4:00pm to 5:30pm | Science Complex, Physics 101
Exploring Liberty Speaker Series: Dr. Kurt W. Rotthoff, “Public Finance and Multipliers: A Case of Sports Stadiums”

  • This event features Dr. Kurt W. Rotthoff, professor at the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University.

 

Saturday, February 9, 2013 | 9:30am to 4:30pm | Roscoe West Hall, 2nd Floor
World Wide Open: 2013 NJ Re-Entry Conference 

  • This is the Third Annual Regional Conference, sponsored by the New Jersey Partnership for Study Abroad. Students and recent alumni who have studied abroad in any format – semester, summer, year-long, student teaching, or short-term/faculty-led – and students who are planning to study abroad in the near future are invited to participate in this day-long, student-centered event. Students attending the conference will be presenting their research, their internship projects, their service projects, and their academic and non-academic travel experience from study abroad programs. There will be panel discussion and sessions on career development, reverse culture shock, and international opportunities after graduation.

 

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 | 8:00pm (doors open at 7:00pm) | MAYO Concert Hall
INK’s Masters Series: Slam Poet Andrea Gibson

 

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 | 3:00pm to 7:00pm | Library Auditorium
Panel Series: Prison Education and Social Justice 

  • The Daley Center for the study of Social Justice along with The Department of Sociology and Anthropology, US Studies, and AKD International Sociology Honor Society present the Prison Education and Social Justice Panel. This forum on prison education will focus on the perspectives of TCNJ students, faculty, and former inmates.  Click here for the flyer!

Schedule of Events:

  • 3:00-4:00pm: A panel of former Albert Wagner Youth Correctional Facility students who have taken college courses will discuss how their exposure to college education affected their lives after leaving the prison.
  • 4:00-5:00pm: A panel of TCNJ students who have taken courses with Wagner students will discuss how they were affected by exposure to Wagner students.
  • 5:00-6:00pm: A panel of TCNJ faculty who have taught at Wagner will discuss what they have learned about prison education and social justice from their experience of teaching TCNJ and Wagner students.  Faculty panelists are: Celia Chazelle (History), Bruce Stout (Criminology), Rob McGreevy (History), John Landreau (Women’s and Gender Studies), and Rebecca Li (Sociology & Anthropology).
  • 6:00-7:00pm: Reception.

 

Thursday, February 14, 2013 | 11:30am  | TBD
Lecture: An Application of Balanced Randem Forest to the Commitment Decision in the New Jersey Family Court

  • This lecture will be delivered by Professor David Holleran from the Department of Criminology.

 

Thursday, February 14, 2013 | 11:30am – 12:30pm  | Social Science Building, Room 223
Politics Forum: Whatever happened to Utopia?

  • Dr. Michael Robertson from TCNJ Department of English will be delivering this lecture.  Dr. Robertson taught an honors course last semester entitled “Creating Utopia,” and his book in progress, “The Last Utopians,” is a group biography of utopian socialists in the U.S. and U.K. during the period 1880-1915.
Thursday, February 14, 2013 | 11:30am – 12:30pm  | TBD
Psychology Department Speaker Series: Science verses Politics – Why Ideological Diversity will improve Social Psychology
  • This lecture as part of the Psychology Department Speaker Series will be delivered by Lee Jussim of Rutgers University.

 

Thursday, February 14, 2013 | TBD  | TBD
International Film Festival: Japanese Film, title TBD

  • More information to come soon.

 

Friday, February 15, 2013 | 3:00pm  | New Education Building, Room 212
Envisioning Europe: From Divided Continent to Trusted Ally

  • Harald Leibrecht, German Bundestag, will share highlights of the special relationship between Germany and the United States since World War II.

 

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 | 6:00pm  | Library Auditorium
Envisioning Europe: Film “The Ninth Day” (Germany 2004)

  • German director Volker Schlöndorff’s film focuses on the experience of a priest from Luxembourg, Henri Kremer, who is imprisoned at Dachau concentration camp. Kremer unexpectedly received a nine-day leave from Dachau and returns to his hometown, where he is forced to make an important decision.

 

Thursday, February 21, 2013 | 11:30am to 12:30pm  | Social Science Building, Room 223
Politics Forum (& Psychology Department Speakers Series): “The Social and Psychological Roots of Political Intolerance in the United States”

  • This lecture as part of both the Politics Forum and Psychology Department Speakers Series will be delivered by Dr. Jarret Crawford of the Department of Psychology.

 

Thursday, February 21, 2013 | 7:00pm  | Library Auditorium
Envisioning Europe, Lecture: “Retrospective Ethics: Moral Choices in Postwar German Films about the Nazi Era

  • Yaakov Kabalek, of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, will lead a presentation on German film and the Holocaust.

 

Friday, February 22 – Saturday, February 23, 2013 | All Day  | TBD
Seminar on the Morality of Capitalism

  • Speakers include Ant Davies (Economics, Duquesne University), Paul Sherman (Attorney, Institute for Justice), Howie Baetjer (Economics, Towson University), and James Stacey Taylor (Philosophy, TCNJ). This event is free, and open to all students, although registration is required.  Registration link: http://www.theihs.org/moral

 

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | 2:00pm  | New Education Building, Room 115
WGS Women’s History Month Series: Title TBD

  • Simona Sharonis, PhD, Professor and Chair of Gender and Women’s Studies at SUNY Plattsburgh will deliver this lecture, Title TBD.

 

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | 3:00pm  | New Education Building, Room 212
Envisioning Europe: “18 Ius Soli – The Right of Soil: We Are All Italians, Just Not Legally” (Italy, 2012)

  • An award-winning documentary about 18 young people who, despite having been born in Italy, do not have access to Italian citizenship because their parents came to Italy from Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Director Fred Kuwornu, an Italian of African heritage, will be present at the screening.

 

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | 4:00pm to 6:00pm  | Library Auditorium
Social Justice and the Politics of Dissent in the Muslim World Lecture Series: “The Arab Uprising: A Panel Discussion on Syria, Egypt, and Yemen.”

  • This panel will feature Bassam Haddad, Professor & Director of Middle East Studies, George Mason University; Diane Singerman, Professor of Government and Middle East Studies, American University; Charles Schmitz, Professor of Geography, Towson University.

 

Thursday, February 28, 2013 | 6:00pm  | New Education Building, Room 212
Envisioning Europe: “Inside Buffalo” (Italy, 2008)

  • This documentary, directed by Fred Kuwornu, tells the story of the 92nd Buffalo Division, the all African American segregated combat unit that fought with outstanding heroism in Italy during the Second World War.

 

Sunday, March 3, 2013 | 9:00am to 4:00 pm | TBD
Program: NJ History Day

  • In celebration of National History Day, this is program to help reinvigorate the teaching and learning of history in secondary schools.  New Jersey students and teachers will participate in this competition with presentations, performances, and exhibits.  TCNJ faculty and students are welcome to volunteer in the planning of this event.

 

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 | 7:30pm | Library Auditorium
INK’s Prof Reading Series: Sarah Blake Shoenholtz

  • Come check it out!

 

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 | 1:00pm | Library Auditorium
WGS Women’s History Month Series: Title TBD

  • This lecture will be given by Dr. Cynthia Burack, Professor at Ohio State University.

 

Thursday, March 7, 2013 | TBD | TBD
International Film Festival: “Let The Bullets Fly”

  • Come enjoy the screening of this Chinese film.

 

Monday, March 18, 2013 | 6:00pm to 7:30pm | Library Auditorium
Concert: Amir Vahab and Ensemble

  • An Evening of Persian Music in Celebration of Nowruz (Persian New Year), followed by Food & Dancing, Brower Student Center, 8:00pm

 

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 | 2:00pm | Library Auditorium
WGS Women’s History Month Series: “Militant Women and Symbolic Violence in South Africa’s Public Sphere”

  • This lecture will be delivered by Kim Miller, Professor of Women’s Studies, African American Studies, and Art History, Wheaton College.

 

 

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 | 12:00pm | Social Science Building 105

“Applying to Doctoral Program”

  • Psychology department alum and current PsyD grad student, Rachel Posner, talks about applying to doctoral programs and the different types of degrees you can get after TCNJ. The talk will be in SSB 105 at 12:00 pm; psychology students can get 097,098 or 099 credit for attending.

 

Thursday, March 21, 2013 | 5:030pm to 7:00pm | Library Auditorium
Politics Forum: “Securitizing Human Rights: Lawfare and the Attack on Rights Work in Israel/Palestine”

  • This lecture will be given by Neve Gordon, Depatment of Political Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.

 

Friday, March 22, 2013 | 7:00pm | Library Auditorium
WGS Women’s History Month Series: LUNAFEST

  • LUNAFEST: Short films for, by and about women.

 

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 | 2:00pm to 3:20 pm | TBD
Psychology Department Speakers Series: Title TBD

  • This lecture will be given by Jessica Barnack-Tavlaris (Department of Psychology).

 

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 | 4:00pm to 6:00 pm | Library Auditorium
Annual Alan Dawley Memorial Lecture

  • This year’s lecture will be delivered by Rebecca MacKinnon (author of Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom), followed by book signing and reception.

 

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 | 1:00pm | New Education Building, Room 212
WGS Women’s History Month Series: Title TBD

  • This lecture will be given by Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of NETWORK, a national Catholic social justice lobby.

 

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 | 6:00pm | New Education Building, Room 115
Envisioning Europe: “Solovky Power” (USSR, 1987)

  • Screening of a powerful documentary from the Soviet era. Director Marina Goldovskaya, now a film studies professor at UCLA, will attend the screening.

 

Thursday, March 28, 2013 | 11:30am to 12:30pm | Social Science Building, Room 223
Politics Forum: “Our Particular Patients: Local Politics and International HIV Research in Thailand”

  • To be led by Lynn Gazley, Department of Sociology and Anthropology.

 

Thursday, March 28, 2013 | 7:00pm | New Education Building, Room 115
Envisioning Europe: “A Taste of Freedom” (USSR, 1991) and “Bitter Taste of Freedom” (Russia, 2011)

  • Screening of a pair of documentaries about the life and death of Russian journalist Anna Politovskaya.   After the screening there will be a discussion led by the documentary’s director, Prof. Marina Goldovskaya from UCLA.

 

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 | 6:00pm | Library Auditorium
Envisioning Europe: “Larks on a String” (Czechoslovakia, 1969)

  • Jiří Menzel’s award-winning 1969 film – banned in Czechoslovakia after the Prague Spring and only shown in public after 1990 – will prepare the audience for Prof. Herbert Eagle’s lecture on April 4 about Czech New Wave cinema.

 

Thursday, April 4, 2013 | 7:00pm | Library Auditorium
Envisioning Europe: “Battling Tyranny in Czech New Wave Film”

  • For this lecture, Herbert Eagle, Associate Professor and Chair of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan, will share his expertise on this important period of cinematic history in Eastern Europe.

 

Thursday, April 4, 2013 | TBD | TBD
International Film Festival: “Caramel”

  • Join us for the screening of this Arabic film.

 

Thursday, April 11, 2013 | 11:30am to 12:30pm | Social Science Building, Room 223
Politics Forum: “Overwriting the Dictator: Women’s Autobiographical Literature in 20th Century Latin America

  • This lecture will be given by Lisa Ortiz, Department of English.

 

Thursday, April 18, 2013 | 5:30pm to 7:30pm | Library Auditorium
Social Justice and the Politics of Dissent in the Muslim World Lecture Series: “Muslims in America:  Identity, Integration or Exile”

  • This lecture will be delivered by Amaney Jamal, Professor of Politics, Princeton University.

 

Saturday, April 18, 2013 | 7:00pm | The Rat
TCNJ’s Student Art Festival/The Goods, with Matthew Zapruder

  • Come support your fellow students creative works and watch a reading by professional poet Matthew Zapruder.

 

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