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8:00 am

FLAS Fellowship Information Session

November 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
English Room, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045 United States
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Undergraduate and graduate students from any discipline who wish to study an approved foreign language are encouraged to apply for FLAS (Foreign Language & Area Studies) Fellowships at KU through the KU Center for East Asian Studies, Kansas African Studies Center, and the KU Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies. Undergraduate Academic Year FLAS...

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12:00 pm

Interdisciplinary Graduate Research Workshop: Rachel Linnea Brown

November 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Hall Center for the Humanities, 900 Sunnyside Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045 United States
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Rachel Linnea Brown, English "Colored Pencils in the Archive: A Visual-Textual Encounter in the American West" Lunch will be provided. Click here to RSVP.

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Trans Lunch Meet Up

November 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045 United States
Free

Join SGD in our first Trans Lunch Meet up for Trans Liberation Week! We will be having Trans, GNC (gender non-conforming, and Intersex folks build community with one another in the Center from noon until 2 pm. This is a closed space for folks who identify within the Trans, Gender Non-Conforming, and Intersex communities. This...

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Plastics are Forever: Film, Screening & Discussion

November 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bailey Hall, 1440 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045 United States
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"Plastics Are Forever" tells the story of conservation efforts by Kenyans to clean up their Indian Ocean coastline and recycle the plastic debris that clutters their white sand beaches. Flip flops, plastic bottles, and fishing nets entangle and kill marine animals, birds, and fish, but local clean-up crews are collecting the plastic and sorting it...

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1:00 pm

Introduction to Archives Workshop

November 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Kenneth Spencer Research Library, 1450 Poplar Ln
Lawrence, Kansas 66045
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Free

Archives are the unpublished papers of an individual or the records of an organization preserved because of their enduring value, after they have served their original purpose. Archival materials can provide a wealth of information, but they can be tricky to navigate. This workshop is designed for graduate students in all disciplines who, as scholars...

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1:30 pm

Museum Studies Speakers Series: Devon Akmon

November 14, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Malott Room, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045 United States
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Free

As director of the Arab American National Museum from 2012-2018, Devon Akmon brought the museum's mission to a national audience during a politically tumultuous time. He has been a voice for diversity and inclusion in museums and nonprofits.

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3:00 pm

KU Writing Center’s “Grammar, Language, and Writing” Workshop Series

November 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Anschutz Library, 1301 Hoch Auditoria Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045 United States
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Every Wednesday afternoon an English Language Learning Consultant from the Writing Center will hold a presentation on a topic related to grammar, language, and writing. If you attend the “open lab” after the presentation and bring drafts of your writing, you can also receive personalized writing feedback.   Location: Anschutz Library, Room 421 3-4pm: Workshop...

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