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September 2017

Brown Bag Lunchtime Artist Talk: Jessye McDowell

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glendening Annex Select a Country: + Google Map
Jessye McDowell art

Free pizza or bring your own lunch! Jessye McDowell is the new tenure-track faculty member in the Art and Art History Department teaching Digital Media and Animation.  She is an artist working across digital platforms to examine the interworkings of cultural mythologies, lived experience and digital life. Her work has been exhibited in both traditional and non-traditional spaces throughout the U.S. and abroad, including Essex Flowers Gallery (NYC), the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, the SPRING/BREAK Art Fair, the…

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A Dialogue with Ken Nwadike Jr.

September 25 @ 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Rec Courts, 18952 E Fisher Rd.
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 Select a Country:
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Free
Love will save the world image of Ken Nwadike

In this fun, creative and interactive program Ken brings his “Free Hugs Project” to engage participants in conversations of understanding, and compassion amidst the rising tide of hatred and racism.  The event concludes with a keynote address that will explore how to overcome the differences that divide us.  The goal of this program is to create unity and build community, and remind participants that we are all humans in need of love. Ken’s courageous work as a peace activist is…

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October 2017

Artist Lecture: Anne-Stine Johnsbrâten

October 4 @ 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Library, 321 Select a Country: + Google Map
AnneStine photograph

Anne-Stine Johnsbrâten is an independent documentary photographer and in her public lecture she will introduce recent projects related to feminism and women’s issues in Asia, minorities, and more anthropological work she has done on her own family and the city of Oslo where she is from.  TIME called her one of "eight Norwegian photographers you need to follow" in 2015. She was awarded 1st Prize in Documentary Abroad - Norwegian Picture of The Year, for her project "Good Wife, Wise Mother…

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The Missiles of October: What the World Didn’t Know

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cole Cinema, Campus Center, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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  The Cuban Missile Crisis +55 On the 55th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, when the secret deployment of Soviet missiles in Cuba brought the world to the brink of an unthinkable nuclear war, Emmy-award winning filmmaker Sherry Jones presents "The Missiles of October: What the World Didn't Know." This gripping documentary is told through minute-by-minute accounts of those who were involved from the United States, the Soviet Union and Cuba. Today, as North Korea's nuclear missile program reaches…

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Neuroscience Seminar Series: Dr. Meghan Creed

October 23 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Goodpaster Hall 195, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, MD - Maryland 20868 Select a Country:
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Free
Dr. Creed

The Neurosciences program welcomes Dr. Meghan Creed, a researcher at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology. Her topic: Targeting synapses to treat cocaine addiction Addiction is a chronic, relapsing disorder that is driven by long-term changes in the function of neural circuits, which persist long after addictive drugs have been cleared from the body.  Neural circuits are ensembles of neurons that that are connected by specialized structures called synapses, and which work together to generate behavior.  Addictive…

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Anthropology Distinguished Scholar, Fall 2017: Where Does Race Come From?

October 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Cole Cinema Select a Country: + Google Map
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Where Does Race Come From? Anthropology Distinguished Scholar, Professor Jonathan Marks (UNCC) addresses the historical context of the development of the concept of race, in the 17th and early 18th centuries. While we now know what the basic patterns of human variation are, it is interesting in hindsight to ask how science came to think incorrectly that there exists a few basic kinds of people, each associated with a continent. Marks discusses the biblical association between place, inhabitants, and mythic…

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November 2017

Brown Bag Lunchtime Artist Talk: Yeon Jin Kim

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glendening Annex Select a Country: + Google Map
Yeon Jin Kim image

Free pizza or bring your own lunch! Yeon Jin Kim’s practice is based on traditional techniques put to new uses. She makes scroll drawings and constructs miniature models and characters from cardboard, paper, and other materials. She then uses them to film narrative videos. This deliberately low-tech process is often combined with various animation techniques. In filming the models and sets a destabilized point of view is often established by camera placement and movement: hidden in a small, hand-made train…

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Brown Bag Lunchtime Artist talk: Giulia Piera Livi

November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glendening Annex Select a Country: + Google Map
Giulia Piera Livi

Free pizza or bring your own lunch! Giulia Piera Liva is a Visiting Instructor in painting and drawing in the Department of Art and Art History for the 2017-18 academic year.  She earned an MFA in Multidisciplinary Art with a concentration in Critical Studies at the Mount Royal School of Art, Maryland Institute College of Art in 2017, and a BFA in Painting and Drawing with an art history minor at The Pennsylvania State University in 2015 and studied in…

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Neuroscience Seminar Series: Dr. Torry Dennis

November 27 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Goodpaster Hall 195, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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Free

The Neurosciences program welcomes Dr. Torry Dennis, an assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience at St. Mary's College of Maryland. His topic is TBA. Free and open to the public. This event may be used to satisfy the Lecture Reflection Requirement in PSYC 303, PSYC 490, and PSYC 493/494.

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February 2018

Neuroscience Seminar Series: Dr. Gina Fernandez

February 5, 2018 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Goodpaster Hall 195, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, Maryland 20686 Select a Country:
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The Neurosciences program welcomes Dr. Gina Fernandez, an assistant professor of psychology at St. Mary's College of Maryland. Her topic is TBA. Free and open to the public. This event may be used to satisfy the Lecture Reflection Requirement in PSYC 303, PSYC 490, and PSYC 493/494.

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