CAS on your Calendar - events to attend

Biology Seminar Series: Lynn Siefferman

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018

4 - 5 p.m.

Rankin West, Room 183

Associate Professor and Biology Honors Program Director, Behavioral Ecology

APPS Films: The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Wednesday, Oct. 24 and 26, 2018

7 - 7:30 p.m.

Greenbrier Theatre

Part of the 200th birthday celebration of Mary Shelley's novel, "Frankenstein." Admission is $1. For more about this anniversary celebration, visit:

GWS Fall Lecture Series - Cara Hagan "Ode to an Unapologetically Free and Sacred Booty"

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018

6 - 7 p.m.

Belk Library, Room 114

Cara Hagan, Assistant Professor of Dance Studies, Faculty Affiliate of Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies. For the full schedule in this series, visit:

Appalachian Geology Lecture Series with Mark Brandon-Yale

Friday, Oct. 26, 2018

3 - 5 p.m.

After the Honeymoon, the Divorce: Unexpected Outcomes of Disease Control Measures

Dr. Alun L. Lloyd / Department of Mathematics and Biomathematics Graduate Program, North Carolina State University

Friday, Oct. 26, 2018

3 - 4 p.m.

Walker Hall Room 103A

This talk is free and open to the public.

Upcoming Events

Dr. Sharon DeWitte
Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the University of South Carolina, Columbia
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018
6-7:30 p.m.
Belk Library, Room 114

Public Lecture with Professor Ofer Ashkenazi

Monday, Nov. 5, 2018

7 - 8:30 p.m.

The lecture will focus on "Jewish Photography in Nazi Germany." Prof. Ashkenazi, a UC Berkeley-trained film studies scholar, is the chairman of the Richard Koebner Center for German History at the Hebrew University, Israel. The lecture will start at 7 p.m. (place to be determined). It is free of charge and no tickets are required. The Center will also organize a research colloquium with Prof. Ashkenazi. For more information, call 828.262.2311.

Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series: Craft Talk with Poet Toi Derricotte "Write One Poem: Change Your Life"

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

Table Rock, Room 201B, PSU

Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series: Toi Derricotte

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

7:30 - 9 p.m.

Table Rock, Room 201B, PSU

Toi Derricotte, who retired as a professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh, is well known for her books of poetry and the power behind her writing. Her books of poetry are "The Undertaker's Daughter" (2011), "Tender" (1997), which won the 1998 Paterson Poetry Prize, "Captivity" (1989), "Natural Birth" (1983) and "The Empress of the Death House" (1978). Dericotte's "The Black Notebooks" is a literary memoir that won the 1998 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Non-Fiction and was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Read more at:

Samba and Capoeira event

Saturday, Nov. 10

3-5 p.m.

Great Hall, Watauga Residential College Sponsored by Departments of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Recreation Management and Physical Education, College of Arts and Sciences, OIED and Multicultural Student Development.

GWS Fall Lecture Series - Julia Kark Callander

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

6 - 7 p.m.

Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 114

Julia Kark Callander, Visiting Assistant Professor and Teaching Fellow in Watauga Residential College in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies, Faculty Affiliate of Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies Program "Plagiarists, Sodomites, and Cannibals in Eighteenth-Century Britain"

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