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February 2018

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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Distinguished Scholar Lecture

February 26 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Cole Cinema, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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With Laura Ahearn Topic TBD  

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Brown Bag Lunchtime Artist Talk: Lydia McCarthy

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glendening Annex, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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Lydia McCarthy artwork

In photographs and installations, Lydia McCarthy fractures reality, building alternate worlds using in-camera manipulations. Art making becomes a devotional act that directly engages her complicated relationship with spirituality. Through participation in spiritual subcultures and these devotional acts, she creates personal structures of belief. Approaching the work as both participant and observer, McCarthy investigates connections between religious experience, neurological processes, optical aberrations and psychedelic culture. This work is preoccupied with the possibility of another reality and how, through photographic processes and…

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March 2018

Nurturing the Compassionate Community: An Evening to Honor the Legacy of Lucille Clifton

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Daugherty-Palmer Commons (DPC) St. Mary's City, United States
Nurturing the Compassionate Community

Co-sponsored by the Office of the President and the VOICES Reading Series, An Evening to Honor the Legacy of Lucille Clifton features poets Aracelis Girmay and Elizabeth Alexander in addition to Brian Ganz, Michael Glaser, Karen Leona Anderson, and Alexia, Gillian, and Sidney Clifton. Enjoy a powerful and uplifting evening of poetry and music in the spirit of Lucille Clifton's caring for each and every member of the College and her encouragement of others to live lives of engaged, just,…

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Open Studio: Lydia McCarthy and Patrick Brennan

March 5 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
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Lydia McCarthy is a Brooklyn-based artist. Her work has been exhibited widely, including solo exhibitions at Essex Flowers, 106 Green and Frontispiece Hudson in New York; ACRE Projects in Chicago; and NAU Gallery in Stockholm. She has been included in group exhibitions at the Charlottenburg Kunsthall in Denmark, the Transformer Station in Cleveland and the Scandinavia House in New York. Her forthcoming publication with Silent Face Projects, External Unity, will be launched at the New York Art Book Fair at…

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“How Sexual Violence Became a Security Issue: The Importance of Advocacy in National and International Affairs”

March 5 @ 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Cole Cinema, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
Free
Kerry Crawford

In celebration of its 20th year, the Zeta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa welcomes back to campus Dr. Kerry Crawfowd '07. Kerry Crawford is an assistant professor of political science at James Madison University. She received a Ph.D. in political science from George Washington University (2014) and a B.A. from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, where she majored in political science (2007). Dr. Crawford’s first book, Wartime Sexual Violence: From Silence to Condemnation of a Weapon of War (2017, Georgetown University Press), examines the impact…

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Brown Bag Lunchtime Artist Talk: Carole Garmon

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Gledening Annex Select a Country: + Google Map
Carole Garmon artwork

Carole Garmon holds an MFA (1996) and a BFA (1993) in sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has taught at the University of Mary Washington since 1998 and is a recipient of UMW’s Outstanding Young Faculty Member Award. Garmon’s research acknowledgements include the accessioning of select images and research materials on Rembrandt into the Rijks Museum Library in Amsterdam, Holland, and participating in a BBC 2 documentary on Rembrandt’s painting, The Night Watch. The segment is part of the larger…

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2018 WGSX Colloquium

March 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Cole Cinema, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, Mary 20686 United States
Free

Now in its 19th year, the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program presents an annual colloquium each spring, in conjunction with Women's History month.

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Natural Science & Mathematics Colloquium

March 21 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Schaefer 106, St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
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"Let's Design a Dragon" with Professor of Physics Charles Adler (SMCM)

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2018 WGSX Colloquium

March 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cole Cinema, 46795 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
Free

Now in its 19th year, the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program presents an annual colloquium each spring, in conjunction with Women's History month.

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