Events

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Reserve a conference room in 2302 or 2307 Friedmann Hall.

Monday, Feb. 15

Department of Mathematics Colloquium, "An introduction to Mathematical Finance"presented by Peter Carr, Executive Director, Math Finance Program, Courant Institute, New York City University, 6625 Everett Tower, Alavi Commons, 4 to 5 p.m. Refreshments at 3:50 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 18

Department of Mathematics Colloquium, "Multidirectional Mean Value Inequalities" presented by Dr. Robert Kipka, Department of Mathematics, Queens University, Canada, 6625 Everett Tower, Alavi Commons, 4 to 5 p.m. Refreshments served at 3:50 p.m.

Gwen Frostic Reading Series, reading event with writer Claire Vaye Watkins, 157-159 Bernhard Center, 7 to 10 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 19

Biological Sciences Seminar Series, "Microbial community responses to global change: moving from pattern to process" presented by Dr. Sarah Evans, Michigan State University, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Department of Mathematics Pi Mu Epsilon and Math Club Speaker Series, "Hidden Orbits, Cobwebs, and Walks on Graphs" presented by Dr. Robert Kipka, Department of Mathematics, Queens University, Canada, 6625 Everett Tower, Alavi Commons, 4 to 5 p.m. Light refreshments served at 3:45.

Tuesday, Feb. 23

Panel Discussion, "Human trafficking: In our own backyard" presented by the Kalamazoo Anti-Trafficking Coalition and other local agencies who will discuss the presence of human trafficking at the local level and its impact on the community. Co-sponsored by the Global and International Studies Program, the College of Arts and Sciences and the Haenicke Institute for Global Education. 204 Bernhard Center, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Printable flier.

Global and International Studies Lecture, "A discussion about career readiness" presented by Karen Steeno, Career Development Specialist in Career and Student Employment Services, 2204 Dunbar Hall, 4 to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 24

Werner Sichel Economics Lecture Series, “China’s Evolving State Enterprises” presented by Professor Mary E. Lovely, Melvin A. Eggers Economics Faculty Scholar and Professor of Economics, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, 2028 Brown Hall, noon to 1:15 p.m.  

Center for the Study of Ethics in Society one-act play proceedings and audience discussion"Divorce (Professional)", written by Kathy Purnell and directed by Laura  Henderson, co-sponsored by the Graduate College, Office of the Vice President for Research, Department of Political Science, 2500 Knauss Hall, 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 25

Center for the Study of Ethics in Society one-act play proceedings and audience discussion,"Divorce (Professional)", written by Kathy Purnell and directed by Laura Henderson, co-sponsored by the Graduate College, Office of the Vice President for Research, Department of Political Science,  2500 Knauss Hall, 6 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 26

Biological Sciences Michael Bach Visiting Lecture, "Molecular, cellular and global networks in hemorrhagic viral pathogenesis" presented by Dr. Robert Anderson, Dalhousie University, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, 1910 Sangren Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 17

Bioethics Conference

Friday, March 18

Bioethics Conference

Kalamazoo World Languages Film Festival, Alamo Drafthouse, 6 to 10 p.m. Admission.

SaturDAY, MARCH 19

Kalamazoo World Languages Film Festival, Alamo Drafthouse, 4 to 10 p.m. Admission.

SunDAY, MARCH 20

Kalamazoo World Languages Film Festival, Alamo Drafthouse, 4 to 6 p.m. Admission.

MONDAY, MARCH 21

Medieval Institute and the Friends of the University Libraries Lecture, "Medieval Islamic Maps" presented by Dr. Karen C. Pinto, assistant professor in the Department of History at Boise State University, Walwood Commons, Walwood Hall, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 22

Center for the Study of Ethics in Society Lecture"Student Leadership in Academic Integrity" presented by Cecellia Parnther, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology; co-sponsored by the Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology and Center for Research on Instructional Change in Postsecondary Education; Brown and Gold Room, Bernhard Center, 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 24

Gwen Frostic Reading Series, reading event with writers Adam LeFevre and Judy Halebsky, 157-159 Bernhard Center, 8 to 10 p.m.

FriDAY, MARCH 25

Kalamazoo World Languages Film Festival, Alamo Drafthouse, 2 to 6 p.m. Admission.

Saturday, MARCH 26

Kalamazoo World Languages Film Festival, Alamo Drafthouse, 2 to 6 p.m. Admission.

Sunday, March 27

Kalamazoo World Languages Film Festival, Alamo Drafthouse, 2 to 6 p.m. Admission.

Wednesday, March 30

Werner Sichel Economics Lecture Series, “Why is the Exit Right the Key to The Birth of China’s Land Market?” presented by Professor James G. Wen Department of Economics, Trinity College, 2028 Brown Hall, noon to 1:15 p.m.  

Thursday, March 31

Gender and Women's Studies Event, "Who Run The Classroom: A Community Classroom Event: Discuss Black Feminism, Beyoncé & Beyond" presented by Dr. Jennifer Richardson, assistant professor, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, 1920 Sangren, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 7

Kalamazoo Islamic Center Open House with WMU Comparative Religion Department, 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. (4 p.m. if walking with the group), 1520 West Michigan Avenue. Event details.

Tuesday, April 12

Study of Ethics in Society Lecture, "The Biopolitical Fragmentation of Life: Lessons Still to Learn a Decade after Schiavo" presented by Tyler Gibb, assistant professor, Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities and Law, WMU Homer Stryker M.D., co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Ethics in Society and WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, 7 to 8 p.m., Brown and Gold room, Bernhard Center.

Wednesday, April 13

Education Career Fair, Bernhard Center ballrooms, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Werner Sichel Economics Lecture Series, “Trade, Migration and Growth: Evidence from China” presented by Professor Xiaodong Zhu Department of Economics, University of Toronto 2028 Brown Hall, noon to 1:15 p.m.

Comparative Religion Lecture, "Pious Practice and Secular Constraints: Islam, Gender, and Europe's Muslim Crisis" presented by Dr. Jeanette Jouili, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, Fetzer Center, Putney Lecture Hall, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 14

Gwen Frostic Reading Series, reading event with writers Gerald Stern and Anne Marie Macari, 157-159 Bernhard Center, 8 to 10 p.m.

FRIDAY, APRIL 15

Study of Ethics in Society Lecture, "Again Toward Perpetual Peace: World Government by Lottocracy" presented by Alex Guerrero, assistant professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania; co-sponsored by the departments of Philosophy and Political Science, Haenicke Institute for Global Education, Pax Christi; 6 to 7 p.m., Brown and Gold room, Bernhard Center.