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Calendar of Events
This page provides an at-a-glance
summary of the week's humanities-related events. For detailed
information about a particular event, follow the link to the
Monday, June 7, 1:00pm to 2:00pm,
- Anthropology Event: Spring
Quarter Sociocultural Graduate Student Dissertation
- Speaker: Oscar Barrera-Nunez,
"Maya Agency in Tourism: A Study of Guatemalan Maya
in Modernity." For more information, contact Oscar
Barrera-Nunez at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (206) 783-4309.
Monday, June 7, 1:00pm to 2:30pm,
- Political Science Lecture:
"Modeling the Democratic Peace as a Kantian
- Speaker: Prof. Lars-Erik
Cerderman, Department of Political Science, UCLA.
Sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the
International Political Economy Colloquium. Information:
Monday, June 7, 7:00pm, Kane
- Book Reading -- High
Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving
- David F. Breshears reads and
signs his new book. Sponsored by the University Book
Store. Information: 634-3400.
Tuesday, June 8, 3:30pm,
Wednesday, June 9, 1:30pm to
2:30pm, Electrical Engineering Building 222.
- Special Event: The Language and
Rhetoric/Language Use and Acquisition (LUA) Colloquium.
- Featured Presentations: "From
Moby-Dick to 7up: Toward Understanding 'Uncanny' Literary
Criticism," Amy Strand, University of Washington.
"Economies of Prevention: Tamoxifen, Breast Cancer
and News Reporting," Kimberly Emmons, University of
Washington. Refreshments will be provided.
Wednesday, June 9, 7:00pm,
- Book Reading: The Whole
- Germaine Greer talks about her
new book. Sponsored by the University Book Store.
Wednesday, June 9, 7:00pm,
- Book Reading: Orphans of
the Cold War.
- John Kenneth Knaus shows a
documentary, then discusses and signs his new book.
Sponsored by the University Book Store. Information: 634-3400.
Thursday, June 10, 3:30pm,
- Special Event: 1999 Recognition
Reception and Awards Ceremony including the Distinguished
Faculty and Staff Awards.
- 3:30 p.m.: Awards presentation.
5:30 p.m.: Reception. Sponsored by the Office of the
President. Information: 543-5010.
Thursday, June 10, 7:30pm,
Henry Art Gallery Auditorium.
- Special Lecture: Visiting
Artist Lecture Series.
- Speaker: Multimedia artist
Jennifer Steinkamp. Cost: $4 - $6, free for UW students,
faculty and staff. Information: 543-2280.
Thursday, June 10, 7:30pm to
9:30pm, UW Center for Urban Horticulture (3501 NE 41st St.)
- Special Event -- "Iraq,
Kosovo: What is the Plan?"
- A public discussion of the pros
and cons of modern military interventions such as recent
US/NATO actions in Iraq and Kosovo. Includes a 1/2 hour
video by former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark,
entitledYugoslavia and the Catastrophe of U.S.
Foreign Policy, with commments from Wolfgang Kluge,
M.D., a member of the WPSR delegation to Iraq in April.
Discussion facilitated by Dave Hall, M.D. Sponsored by
Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility.
Fri., May 11 to Sun., Oct. 3;
11:00am to 5:00pm every day, on Thur. until 8:00pm; Henry Art
Gallery, East Gallery.
Sunday, June 13, 12:00pm to
5:30pm, Factoria Mall.
To request disability
accommodations, contact the office of the ADA Coordinator, at
least ten days in advance of the event.
543-6450 (voice); 543-6452 (TDD);
685-3885 (FAX); email@example.com
calendar, the Center for the Humanities at the University of
Washington seeks to publicize a wide range of on-campus events in
the disciplines of the humanities and the arts, including
lectures, concerts, symposia and conferences.
The calendar is updated for
publication every Monday that school is in session. The deadline
for submission of announcements is the Wednesday prior to the
week that the event is to take place. Although we will try to
accommodate late requests, we cannot guarantee their timely
the week of June 14~20, 1999: Wednesday, June 9.
This page is maintained by firstname.lastname@example.org. Last updated on June 7, 1999.