Tia Brown McNair chats with audience members during the Fall Teaching
and Learning Conference, held August 24 at the Eberhard Center.
The Department of Visual and Media Arts will host
Ana Fabrega, co-writer, co-showrunner and one of the stars
of HBO's Spanish-language comedy "Los Espookys," for a
talk on September 13 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the DeVos Center,
Loosemore Auditorium. Fabrega will also hold a student discussion
on September 14 at 1:45 p.m. in the outdoor area by the Padnos
Chat: President Philomena V. Mantella and Provost Fatma Mili
welcome Tia Brown McNair back to campus to discuss "Becoming
a Student-ready University: Shifting Mindsets and Challenging
Norms"; September 14, 11 a.m., Alumni House.
"Talking Together: Strengthening our Communities through
Conversation" kicks off a year of programming with events on
21 with a 4 p.m. reception followed by a workshop at the
Alumni House, and a September
22 Constitution Day Celebration at 7 p.m. at the DeVos
Center, Loosemore Auditorium.
This year's James W. Carey Memorial Lecture presented by the
School of Communications will feature Bruce Kirchoff, a botanist
who specializes in studying approaches to effectively
communicating scientific information to lay audiences. The
lecture will be at 6 p.m. September 28 at the DeVos Center,
On September 28 and 29, the Classics Department will present "Homerathon
8: Into the Multiverse!" The event, which runs from 8
a.m. to 7 p.m both days in the Mary Idema Pew Library's
multipurpose room, will explore epic issues through the
performance of ancient and contemporary poetry, fiction, drama,
athletics, the visual arts, and, of course, Homer’s "Iliad."