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Monthly Archives: April 2012
An International Fest with nearly 50 organizations represented, cultural performances and free catered food, will be held from noon-4 p.m. Sunday, April 29, in the Dickinson Amphitheater. The free event is organized by the International Connection and hosted by the … Continue reading
The Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies, Historical Systems, and Civilizations presents a screening of the film, “Caribbean Journey: Conversations with Sidney Mintz” at 4 p.m. Friday, April 27, in FA-258. Mintz, a renowned anthropologist, reflects on his … Continue reading
The Asian-African Intersections and Migrations Conference will be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, May 4, in UU-Mandela-C. Sponsored by the Institute for Asia and Asian Diasporas and co-sponsored by the departments of Asian and Asian American studies, Africana studies, … Continue reading
Annual Ferber Lecture, Thursday, April 26, 5:30 p.m., AC-Reception Room. Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh Professor of Art History, Pennsylvania State University, will speak on “The Empire of Things: Gifts and Gift Exchange Across Byzantium, Early Islam, and the Medieval West.” … Continue reading
The Department of Geography announces its final speaker in its Ethnic Geography Lecture Series, sponsored by the Harpur Dean’s Office Lecture Series. Join us at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in SW-206 as Wei Li, professor at Arizona State University, … Continue reading
Walden Bello, member of the Philippine House of Representatives, will speak on “The Arab Spring and Migrants: From Lybia to Saudi Arabia to Syria” at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in UU-111.
Erin Riddle, graduate fellow in comparative literature, will present “Translating Rigoberta Menchú and (Re)constructing the Story of All Poor Guatemalans” at noon, Wednesday, April 25, in the IASH Conference Room (LN-1106). The book “Me llamo Rigoberta Menchú y así me … Continue reading
As part of the Binghamton University German Studies Colloquium, award-winning Berlin-based translator John E. Woods will discuss his work as a translator and reflect on the relationship between translation and the work of the academy. His talk begins at 5:15 … Continue reading
Doppelgängers and Fraternal Twins: Translations in German Studies is the theme for the 2012 German Studies Colloquium today and tomorrow, Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21, in the Anderson Center Reception Room. For program and registration information, see http://bugsc.binghamton.edu/2012/.
Hillel at Binghamton will host the annual community Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) memorial ceremony and 24-hour name reading at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in FA-Casadesus. Holocaust survivor Helga Shepard will speak and share the story of how she … Continue reading