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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 7, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:00 PMEnglish Department Speakers Series

Location: Tompkins 123

English Professor Susan Katz conducted a survey of internship opportunities for English majors at four-year colleges and universities throughout the U.S. With a 27% response rate (300 responses out of 1111 surveys sent), the results provide a detailed picture of the current state of internship programs. Her presentation will cover some of the key factors that affect internship programs and the significant differences among these programs. Katz has been the Internship Coordinator for the Department of English since fall 2005. She has written several articles and a book chapter about the value of internships for students, local employers, and universities and a book designed to help students start their careers after college.


October 8, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:00 PMWorkshop: Going to Law School

Location: Caldwell Lounge

Please join us for a CHASS Academic Support Center workshop on applying to and attending law school. What can undergraduates do to prepare? What is law school really like? This workshop will be led by a current law student and two alumnae of Campbell University School of Law. RSVP to dara_leeder@ncsu.edu.


October 9, 2014

12:00 PM - 2:00 PMStaff Appreciation Picnic

Location: Caldwell Patio

All CHASS staff members are invited to enjoy yummy food, door prizes, games, music and fellowship. Mr. and Ms. Wuf will be in attendance. In case of rain, we will picnic in Caldwell Lounge.


October 10, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:30 PMCHASS Staff Event: "First Language" Screening

Location: Caldwell G111

All CHASS staff are warmly invited to a special screening of "First Language: The Race to Save Cherokee," produced by the college's NC Language and Life Project. Many thanks to Prof. Walt Wolfram for making this opportunity available to CHASS staff.


October 14, 2014

4:00 PM - 4:45 PMLandmark Event for NC State and CHASS

Location: Park Alumni Center

Join Chancellor W. Randolph Woodson and Dean Jeffery P. Braden for a special celebration of a landmark announcement for NC State University and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Please reply by October 8.

Website: https://docs.google.com/a/ncsu.edu/forms/d/1bFQDV3ihEBhY8SaMRCICZKkdaogIw6CfLJTi99lU0Lo/viewform


11:59 PM - Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 12:00 AMNC State 2014 Short Story Contest

Location: your writing desk

Awards given for best short stories. Free to enter. Open to all North Carolina residents (several exceptions apply). Sponsored by NC State's Creative Writing Program. Guidelines at http://english.chass.ncsu.edu/creativewriting/story_contest.php This year's guest judge, Wiley Cash, will announce winners and give a reading at 7:30 pm, November 19, 2014, in the Caldwell Lounge on the NC State campus.

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


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.


5:00 PM - 5:00 PMPeer Mentors for New CHASS Students

Location: 106 Caldwell

New CHASS freshmen and transfer students sometimes need help getting comfortable with their classes, surroundings, and schedules. If you have questions about campus activities, time management or academic success, or just need to talk to someone who has been where you are now, you may request a CHASS Peer Mentor. Mentors are CHASS student ambassadors who can offer advice from an experienced perspective. New Fall 2014 students can request a mentor through October 15 by sending your name and major to dara_leeder@ncsu.edu.


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

12:00 PM - 5:00 PMMadrid Chamber of Commerce Certificates Registration

Location: 225 Withers

Madrid Chamber of Commerce Spanish-Language Certification is available. Take an exam to earn a Spanish-language certificate in business, tourism or health services. Register Oct. 16 from 12:00 to 5:00PM and Oct. 17 from 2:00-5:00 PM in 225 Withers for testing Nov. 18. NC State is the only location in the southeast to offer testing through the internationally recognized Madrid Chamber of Commerce Program for 20 years. For information, contact Program Director Ana E. Gray in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at ana_gray@ncsu.edu. View exam samples and register for the exam: http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/gray/cert-02a.htm This exam is not restricted to NC State students.

Website: http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/gray/cert-02a.htm


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 PMAuthor Wiley Cash

Location: Caldwell Lounge

New York Times best-selling author Wiley Cash is judging NC State's 2014 Short Story Contest. Come hear him announce the winners and read from his own work.

Website: http://english.chass.ncsu.edu/creativewriting/story_contest.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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