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October 2017

Bookbag to Briefcase Sponsored by BB&T: Leveraging Your Liberal Arts Degree in the Workplace

October 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alumni Center at Cobb House Select a Country:
Free

Bookbag to Briefcase Lecture Series sponsored by BB&T Bank connects students with industry experts for small group lectures on a wide variety of professional development topics that will prepare students for life after St. Mary's. Topics vary but include financial literacy to workplace etiquette and beyond. Some presentations may focus on specific student populations, the program is open to everyone. This session will focus on financial literacy in teaching students how to utilize skills the liberal arts skills they have…

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November 2017

Embodied Palestinian Solidarity Presentation

November 2, 2017 @ 4:15 pm
Library 321, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686-3001 United States
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November 2, 4:15 p.m., Library 321 In her presentation, “Embodied Palestinian Solidarity,” Nicole Bindler will briefly cover the history of the 1948 Nakba, when 750,000 Palestinians were exiled, the current apartheid system and how it affects Palestinians on a bodily level, the conditions under which Palestinian artists live and make work, and information about how western artists can support their endeavors. Ms. Bindler will share her experiences collaborating with Diyar Dance Theater (Bethlehem, Palestine) to make and tour WOMEN, a…

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Brown Bag Lunchtime Artist Talk: Yeon Jin Kim

November 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glendening Annex Select a Country:
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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, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glendening Annex Select a Country:
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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Bookbag to Briefcase Sponsored by BB&T: Networking & Office Politics

November 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alumni Center at Cobb House Select a Country:
Free
Bookbag to Briefcase sponsored by BB&T

Bookbag to Briefcase Lecture Series sponsored by BB&T Bank connects students with industry experts for small group lectures on a wide variety of professional development topics that will prepare students for life after St. Mary's. Topics vary but include financial literacy to workplace etiquette and beyond. Some presentations may focus on specific student populations, the program is open to everyone. Alumnus Paul Shinkman '06 will teach students the importance of developing professional network relationships and how to navigate office politics…

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Life after SMCM: Two History Alumni share their experiences

November 16, 2017 @ 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Glendening Annex Select a Country:

Come listen to history alumni Alison Curry and Gabriel Young talk about their postgraduate experiences. Alison will discuss her digital humanities work and online master's degree , while Gabriel will discuss language training, career paths, funding for a master's degree and PhD. Recent St. Mary’s College graduate Alison Curry ’16 (double major history and anthropology) is continuing her work first begun as a St. Mary’s Project on the remembrance of Jewish material culture in Poland, specifically focusing on Jewish cemeteries…

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Neuroscience Seminar Series: Dr. Torry Dennis

November 27, 2017 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Goodpaster Hall 195, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Goodpaster Hall 195, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, Maryland 20686 Select a Country:
Free
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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 "Exploring alcohol's effects on the developing brain: forebrain cholinergic deficits following adolescent binge alcohol exposure." . 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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Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness: What Says the Dodo Bird? by Dr. Patrick Corrigan

February 14 @ 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Goodpaster Hall 195, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
Free
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The Department of Psychology presents the second talk of its 2017-18 Lecture Series – Psychology of Oppression Patrick Corrigan is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology.  Prior to that, he was Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Chicago where he directed its Center on Psychiatric Rehabilitation.  His research examines psychiatric disability and the impact of stigma on recovery and rehabilitation.   Currently, he is principal investigator of the National Consortium for Stigma and Empowerment (NCSE); funded by…

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An Islamic Perspective on Social Justice

February 21 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Cole Cinema St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
Qasim Rashid

Qasim Rashid; human rights attorney, Executive Director of AMIAPS, Truman National Security Fellow, former visiting fellow at Harvard University's Islamic Studies Program, and national spokesperson for Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA. How do you undo 400 years of systemic oppression, racial injustice, and gender based violence? That’s a question that each of us have ownership over the solution. Critically acclaimed author, human rights attorney, and activist Qasim Rashid speaks on the practical role each of us can play to combat social…

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