Humanities and Social Sciences Events

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Archaeology Day

McElhaney Hall, Ground Floor

Free and Open to the Public. Kids activities. Artifact displays. Stone tool-making and spear throwing. Lab tours. 3D scanning and printing. More.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Produced in 1984, A Cruel Romance is a drama from Russia's most popular director of the times about a destitute widown trying to marry off her three daughters.

This film is presented as one of five Russian films to be shown as part of an open, informal, voluntary film course hosted by English PhD student Caroline Speller. The screening will be followed by discussion. Participate as much or as little as you like!

Attendance vouchers provided.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Presented by the Office of International Education.

Get your "passport" stamped and present to the Women's and Gender Studies Office in Stabley 103 as proof of attendance

Hosted by Dr. Elizabeth Ricketts.

This workshop introduces the MLA documentation style (8th edition), including how to quote and summarize from an original source. It’s a hands-on workshop in which students see examples and do exercises. Topics include citing within the text, using signal phrases, creating the Works Cited page, and documenting online sources.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Workshop: Difficult Dialogues

In this workshop, students are introduced to the APA documentation style (6th edition), including how to quote and summarize from an original source. It’s a hands-on workshop in which students see examples and do exercises on their computers. Topics include citing within the text, using signal phrases, creating the References page, and documenting online sources.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

This workshop offers graduate students strategies for successfully writing a thesis or dissertation, focusing in several areas: time management and handling feedback. The workshop offers research-supported strategies for time management, goal setting, and creating space for writing to help you successfully create time for writing. The workshop also covers how to manage feedback from your advisor and committee members and strategies for engaging in extensive revisions on your thesis or dissertation.  

Monday, November 11, 2019

A great Russian film not to be missed! 

This film is presented as one of five Russian films to be shown as part of an open, informal, voluntary film course hosted by English PhD student Caroline Speller. The screening will be followed by discussion. Participate as much or as little as you like!

Attendance vouchers provided.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Jane Leonard and Dr. Charles Cashdollar will give a presentation on Women's Voting Rights. 

This workshop helps students build the kinds of careful reading skills that are needed to proofread their papers, including reading slowly, using A Writer’s Reference, and following rules of thumb.

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