2017 Beverly Cobble Rodriguez Lectureship

October 24, 5-7pm at Pinn Hall Auditorium Why do Women Die?  Maternal Mortality from Northern Uganda to Charlottesville Most deaths from childbirth are preventable. Yet a woman somewhere around the world dies from childbirth every minute. The solutions that are currently in place are proving to be ineffective on a global scale. Join us as we unpack … More 2017 Beverly Cobble Rodriguez Lectureship

UVA Library: Your Passport to Global Experiences

October 27, 11am-1pm in the Auditorium of the Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections Library The event will feature the many ways that the UVA Library supports global initiatives. Come explore the rich resources the UVA Library has to offer, listen to live music from around the world, and enjoy food from Afghan Kabob Palace! The … More UVA Library: Your Passport to Global Experiences

CORE: Introduction to Cross-Cultural Miscommunication

October 25, 6-8pm in New Cabell 489 CORE (Cultural Orientation, Reflection, and Engagement) seminars are intimate conversations with instructors who have lived and worked abroad about the challenges and joys of living and working in another culture and language. It is open to anyone who is thinking about going abroad while at UVA, who has … More CORE: Introduction to Cross-Cultural Miscommunication

CORE: Making and Unmaking Stereotypes

October 24, 6-8pm in Bryan Hall, Room 328 CORE (Cultural Orientation, Reflection, and Engagement) seminars are intimate conversations with instructors who have lived and worked abroad about the challenges and joys of living and working in another culture and language. It is open to anyone who is thinking about going abroad while at UVA, who … More CORE: Making and Unmaking Stereotypes

Making Noise presents Colin McAllister: The Library at Night

October 27, 6:30-8:30pm at Music Library, Old Cabell Hall Drawing inspiration from Alberto Manguel’s The Library at Night (a series of essays on the idea of the library), Colin McAllister’s captivating recital takes the listener on a literary, musical and historical journey through time and place. For several of Manguel’s essays (e.g. The Library as Imagination, … More Making Noise presents Colin McAllister: The Library at Night