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Every Event On Campus: Ecocriticism Edition

Here at Bwog, we do our best to bring your attention to important guest lecturers and special events on campus. If you notice any events excluded from our calendar or have a correction, let us know in the comments or email events@bwog.com.

Events Calendar!

Check out Bwog’s event’s calendar, which will attempt to compile every campus event across departments and student groups into one easily accessible Google Calendar! We’re still working out some technical difficulties on our end, but if you have any suggestions, issues, or want to make sure your event is included, drop us a line in the comments or by emailing events@bwog.com.

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  • On Tuesday at 6:00 PM there will be a screening of the 40-minute documentary, Yury Shchekochikhin: His Life in Words and Deeds (2017). The film chronicles the life and career of investigative journalist and Duma representative Yury Shchekochikhin. Shchekochikhin is celebrated for his promotion of democracy and free expression in Russia as well as his investigative reports on the KBG, the war in Chechnya, and more. The event will take place in the Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room 1219 in the International Affairs Building.
  • On Thursday from 4:00 – 5:30 PM, there will be a talk with Stephanie Schwartz an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Southern California. The event is titled: “Refugee Return: Understanding the Dynamics of Refugee Repatriation and Alternative Solutions” and will discuss alternative solutions for the migration crisis we are currently experiencing, highlighting the difficulties of returning refugees to their home countries.
  • Later on Thursday at 6:00 PM in the Diana Event Oval, there will be readings by novelists Mary Gordon ’71, Edwidge Danticat ’90, Mary Beth Keane ’99, and Cecily Wong ’10. These Barnard alumnae will discuss their experience as first-generation students and how this impacted their writing and career.
  • Also on Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, there will be a panel discussion titled: “Ecocriticism in French Studies: Where Are We Now?” The speakers will discuss the history of ecocriticism in French writing and then move to a discussion on how climate catastrophes affect the European mainland.

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