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Gorgas Library 205

711 Capstone Dr
Tuscaloosa AL 35487

October 2017

Gender Shrapnel in the Academic Workplace

October 19, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Gorgas Library 205 United States
Free and open to the public.
Gender Shaped in the Academic Workplace flyer

Ellen Mayock, Ernest Williams II Professor of Spanish at Washington and Lee University, will present on her 2016 book Gender Shrapnel in the Academic Workplace, which examines colleges’ and universities’ uneven gender and intersectional dynamics across the spectrum of sexual discrimination, harassment, and retaliation and sexual assault and violence.  In this talk, Mayock will address in…

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Forging a Rewarding Career in the Humanities-Advice for Graduate Students

October 19, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Gorgas Library 205 United States
Free and open to the public

Ellen Mayock, Ernest Williams II Professor of Spanish at Washington and Lee University, will speak to and with graduate students about preparation for future professions.  Professor Mayock will highlight key advice from her co-edited (with Professor Karla P. Zepeda) volume, Forging a Rewarding Career in the Humanities, and will speak specifically about preparing for the job search.

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April 2018

2nd Annual Graduate School Association Publishing Workshop

April 17, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm

University Libraries and the Graduate Student Association will sponsor a publishing workshop for graduate students. All graduate students are invited to attend.  

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October 2018

The Experience of Ancient Battle: Greek Infantry Combat and Modern Riot Control

October 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Gorgas Library 205 United States
Free

Prof. Jon E. Lendon, of the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia, will present a talk entitled "The Experience of Ancient Battle: Greek Infantry Combat and Modern Riot Control.” Comparing ancient and modern tactics, Prof. Lendon seeks to "explain the mechanics of Greek hoplite combat and also the subjective experience of battle…

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November 2018

Nora Cortinas of the Madres de Plaza de Mayo, Linea Fundadora: A Story of Resistance and Hope

November 5, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gorgas Library 205 United States
Free
women protesting

Mrs. Nora Cortiñas is one of the founding members of the Madres de Plaza de Mayo, Línea Fundadora (Argentina). Since 1977, this activist group has been protesting their childrens' disappearances during a military dictatorship. The Madres are famous around the world for meeting every Thursday in the central space for Argentine civil engagement, the Plaza de Mayo, where…

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February 2019

Speaking of Alabama and My Return to Y’all: Public lecture by Thomas Nunnally

February 27, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Gorgas Library 205 United States
free

Dr. Thomas Nunnally, Professor emeritus of English, Auburn University, and Editor of Speaking of Alabama: The History, Diversity, Function, and Change of Language (2018), will give the talk, Speaking of Alabama and My Return to Y’all. Reception will follow the talk. 

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April 2019

French Honors Day & Pi Delta Phi Initiation Ceremony

April 5, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Gorgas Library 205 United States

For 2018-2019 French honorees and new Pi Delta Phi Initiates: luncheon and ceremony.

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