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September 19, 2014

8:00 AM - 12:30 PM"Intersections of Genetics and Society" A Graduate Professional Development Workshop

Location: Talley Center Coastal Ballroom

The GES Center announces a professional development workshop for graduate students entitled "Intersections of Genetics and Society," featuring Dr. George Church and Dr. Sarah Richardson, Harvard University; Amy Harmon, The New York Times; and Dr. Paul Lombardo, JD, Georgia State University. "Intersections of Genetics and Society." Registration required; a $5 fee includes breakfast and lunch. Register at the link. Co-sponsored by NC State's W.M. Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, Genetics Program, STS Program and the NCSU Libraries.

Sponsored by the GES Center History Project.

Website: http://research.ncsu.edu/ges/events/current-future-events/prodevworkshop


1:00 PM - 4:45 PMIntersections of Genetics and Society

Location: Hunt Library Auditorium

Join us for one or both sessions. From 1:00 – 2:45 pm: Eugenics: Past and Future, with Dr. Paul Lombardo, Esq., Georgia State University; and The Future of Human Genomics and Synhetic Biology, with Dr. George Church, Harvard University. From 3:00 – 4:45 pm: How Culture Impacts Choices by Genetic Researchers, with Dr. Sarah Richardson, Harvard University; and The Topsy-Turvy Debate Over Biotechnology in Agriculture, with Amy Harmon, The New York Times. This event is free and open to the public.Co-sponsored with the W.M. Keck Center, Genetics Program, STS Program and the NCSU Libraries.

Website: http://research.ncsu.edu/ges/events/current-future-events


September 23, 2014

10:30 AM - 11:30 AMInfo Session: The Affordable Care Act's Impact on CHASS

Location: 1911 Building, Room 129

NC State and the UNC System are working to successfully implement the Affordable Care Act. At this session, Joe Williams of NC State's Benefits Office will speak about the ACA and its impact on our college. To attend, please email Ed McCallum at wemccall@ncsu.edu to register. Seats will be filled as requests are received and a confirmation will be sent. For more information from NC State regarding the ACA: http://www.ncsu.edu/human_resources/benefits/ACA/.


September 24, 2014

6:00 PM - 7:00 PMSpanish Conversation Group

Location: Withers Hall lobby

Come practice your Spanish in a relaxed and informal setting. Open to all students; all language levels welcome. Organized by the Spanish Club.

Website: https://getinvolved.ncsu.edu/organization/642


September 25, 2014

11:00 AM - 12:00 PMThought Breaks: Health Communication

Location: Caldwell Lounge

Please join us for Thought Breaks, a new series of public talks on topics of communication, rhetoric, and digital media in the academy and the community. Our first talk focuses on health communication and features Stacy Shelp (Communications Manager / Public Information Officer at the Orange County Health Department), Johanne Laboy (CRDM, NC State), and Elizabeth Johnson-Young (CRDM, NC State). Enjoy a free cup of coffee, hear thought-provoking talks, and support the work of innovative and engaged scholars.


12:15 PM - 1:30 PMSTS Brown Bag Seminar: Revolution vs. Evolution?

Location: Room 129, 1911 Building

Bring your lunch and join Dr. Kathleen Vogel for "Revolution vs. Evolution? Understanding Scientific and Technological Diffusion in Synthetic Biology." Vogel will contrast two frameworks that have been used to understand the development, diffusion and adoption of synthetic biology and their implications for biosecurity issues. For more information, see: http://news.chass.ncsu.edu/?cat=189  Sponsored by the CHASS Interdisciplinary Studies' Science, Technology and Society Program.

Website: http://news.chass.ncsu.edu/?cat=189


September 29, 2014

5:00 PM - 6:30 PMMixer for Psychology, Social Work and Biology

Location: Caldwell Lounge

Faculty, students and staff in the departments of psychology, social work and biology are warmly invited to attend, enjoy refreshments and get to know one another. Hosted by the NC State Psychology Club.


7:00 PM - 8:30 PM"Love is a Verb" Documentary

Location: Witherspoon Cinema

This documentary examines the Gulen Movement, a social movement that began in Turkey in the 1960s and now reaches across the globe. Hosted by the Divan Center.

Website: http://www.divancenter.org/


September 30, 2014

9:00 AM - 12:00 PMCHASS Career Services Walk-in Hours

Location: Caldwell Lounge

CHASS Career Services walk-in hours are held for students in the Caldwell Lounge every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 - 12:00 during the fall semester. Stop by with quick questions or for a resume review -- no appointment necessary!


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMCHASS Alumni/Student Networking Open House

Location: Caldwell Lounge

The Annual CHASS Alumni/Student Networking Open House sponsored by the English Department Internship Program allows current students the opportunity to talk with CHASS alumni from a wide variety of fields about their careers. Many graduate students will also be on hand to discuss their decisions to continue their education and their plans for the future. All students are welcome to attend. Light snacks will be available.


October 1, 2014

6:00 PM - 7:00 PMSpanish Club Meeting

Location: 331 Withers Hall

Join us for Game Night! We'll serve mocktails and have several games on hand to play. Spanish + Games + You = Fun.

Website: https://getinvolved.ncsu.edu/organization/642


October 2, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:00 PMNC State Literary Readings Series Presents Jamaal May and Tarfia Faizullah

Location: Studio Theatre, Thompson Hall

Award-winning poets Jamaal May and Tarfia Faizullah present a reading from their works.

Website: http://english.chass.ncsu.edu/creativewriting/readings.php


October 3, 2014

10:00 AM - 3:00 PMStudy Abroad Fair

Location: Talley Student Union, Mountains/Piedmont Ballroom

Learn about your study abroad options, including semester, summer and spring break programs. Talk with faculty directors, advisors, exchange students and NC State students who have been there.

Website: http://studyabroad.ncsu.edu/2014/06/25/fair/


October 15, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PMCHASS Fall Faculty Meeting

Location: Park Shops Room 201

Dean Jeff Braden invites all CHASS faculty to attend. The agenda will be shared closer to the meeting date. Feel free to bring your lunch. Drinks will be provided by the dean's office.


6:00 PM - 7:00 PMSpanish Conversation Group

Location: Withers Hall lobby

Come practice your Spanish in a relaxed and informal setting. Open to all students; all language levels welcome. Organized by the Spanish Club.

Website: https://getinvolved.ncsu.edu/organization/642


October 16, 2014

4:30 PM - 6:00 PMThe Invention of 'Religion' in Japan

Location: 321 Riddick

In this presentation, Jason Josephson of Williams College will reveal how Japanese leaders invented religion in Japan and trace the sweeping intellectual, legal and cultural changes that followed. He will argue that the invention of religion in Japan was a politically charged, boundary-drawing exercise that not only extensively reclassified the inherited materials of Buddhism, Confucianism and Shinto to lasting effect, but also reshaped, in subtle but significant ways, our own formulation of the concept of religion today.

Website: http://www.ncsu.edu/chass/philo/rel_activities.html


October 18, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PMHome Movie Day

Location: State Archives of North Carolina, 109 East Jones Street, Raleigh

Home Movie Day Spotlights Families, Communities and Roadtrips. Everyone is welcome at Home Movie Day Raleigh. Bring your cinematic artifacts, old home movies, or just come and watch. The event is free and parking is available around the Archives. Sponsored by the Film Studies Program at NC State, the State Archives of North Carolina and A/V Geeks Transfer Services.

Website: http://www.avgeeks.com/hmd.html


October 22, 2014

10:30 AM - 11:45 AMMicroagressions in Everyday Life: Implications for Higher Education

Location: Hunt Library Auditorium

Microaggressions are the everyday verbal, nonverbal and environmental slights, snubs or insults, whether intentional or not, that communicate hostile, derogatory or negative messages and target individuals based solely upon their marginalized group membership. Our speaker, Derald Wing Sue, Professor of Psychology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, is the most cited multicultural scholar today. Co-sponsored by the Office of International Affairs, the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity, and the Office of the Provost. Register at the link.

Website: http://oied.ncsu.edu/faculty/derald-wing-sue/


6:00 PM - 7:00 PMSpanish Club Meeting

Location: 331 Withers Hall

In honor of El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), we'll decorate sugar cookie skulls and learn about this festive holiday in the Hispanic world.

Website: https://getinvolved.ncsu.edu/organization/642


October 23, 2014

12:15 PM - 1:30 PMSTS Brown Bag Seminar Series: STS Seminar on the Online Classroom

Location: Room 129, The 1911 Building

Is it ethical to teach ethics online? Dr. Kriesberg will discuss her teaching experiences for on-line courses, including strategies for designing on-line courses, how to design and run effective discussion forums, and promote student involvement and critical thinking. For more information, see: http://news.chass.ncsu.edu/?cat=189 Bring your lunch and join us! Sponsored by the CHASS Interdisciplinary Studies, Science, Technology, and Society Program.

Website: http://news.chass.ncsu.edu/?cat=189


October 28, 2014

3:30 PM - 5:00 PMEat Your Frankenfoods

Location: Titmus Theater, Thompson Hall, NC State

The Future of Food Seminar Series welcomes Ronald Bailey, author of Liberation Biology, whose topic is "Eat Your Frankenfoods: they're good for you and the planet."


October 29, 2014

6:00 PM - 7:00 PMSpanish Conversation Group

Location: Withers Hall lobby

Come practice your Spanish in a relaxed and informal setting. Open to all students; all language levels welcome. Organized by the Spanish Club.

Website: https://getinvolved.ncsu.edu/organization/642


October 30, 2014

3:30 PM - 5:00 PMThe Fragile Generation? Mental Health on Campus

Location: 3712 Bostian Hall, NC State

"The Fragile Generation? Antidepressants, Resilience and Mental Health on the College Campus," with Doris Iarovici, MD, author of Mental Health Issues and the University Student. Co-hosted by CHASS and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.


November 5, 2014

6:00 PM - 7:00 PMSpanish Club Meeting

Location: 331 Withers Hall

Noche de peliculas (Movie Night) - Join us to watch a film in Spanish. We'll bring the popcorn.

Website: https://getinvolved.ncsu.edu/organization/642


November 6, 2014

12:15 PM - 1:30 PMSTS Brown Bag Seminar Series: The Narrative Processing Project

Location: Room 129, The 1911 Building

Dr. Michael Young (NC State Department of Computer Science) will discuss the work underway in the Narrative Processing project, a multidisciplinary research team funded by the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences at NCSU. For more information on the talk, see: http://news.chass.ncsu.edu/?cat=189 Bring your lunch and join us! Sponsored by the CHASS Interdisciplinary Studies, Science, Technology, and Society Program.

Website: http://news.chass.ncsu.edu/?cat=189


November 12, 2014

6:00 PM - 7:00 PMSpanish Conversation Group

Location: Withers Hall lobby

Come practice your Spanish in a relaxed and informal setting. Open to all students; all language levels welcome. Organized by the Spanish Club.

Website: https://getinvolved.ncsu.edu/organization/642


November 13, 2014

3:30 PM - 5:00 PMThe End of Food

Location: TBD

The Future of Food Seminar Series presents Paul Roberts, author of "The End of Food" and "The End of Oil."


November 19, 2014

6:00 PM - 7:00 PMSpanish Club Meeting

Location: 331 Withers Hall

End of Year Fiesta - Come celebrate the end of the semester with us!

Website: https://getinvolved.ncsu.edu/organization/642


7:30 PM - 9:00 PMNC State Literary Readings Series Presents Wiley Cash and the 2014 Fiction Contest Awards

Location: Caldwell Hall Lounge

Novelist Wiley Cash, judge of the 2014 North Carolina State Fiction Contest, reads form his work. Winners of the 2014 NC State Fiction Contest will be announced.

Website: http://english.chass.ncsu.edu/creativewriting/readings.php


November 20, 2014

12:15 PM - 1:30 PMSTS Brown Bag Seminar Series: MIT and the Technological Indian

Location: Room 129, The 1911 Building

CHASS Historian Ross Bassett will describe research using a database of the 1,400 Indians who earned degrees from MIT between its founding in 1861 and 2000. India's connections with MIT show the persistent global aspirations of an Indian middle class, aspirations that have taken shape both in business and in the migration of large numbers of engineers to the United States. For more information, see: http://news.chass.ncsu.edu/?cat=189 Bring your lunch and join us! Sponsored by the CHASS Interdisciplinary Studies, Science, Technology, and Society Program.

Website: http://news.chass.ncsu.edu/?cat=189


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