Friday, February 8th, 2019

Feb. 26: Penn State’s Marian Ortega to Present Women’s and Gender Studies Lecture

Mariana Ortega, associate professor of philosophy and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at Penn State University, will present Bucknell's annual Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Gender and the Department of Women's & Gender Studies distinguished lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Elaine Langone Center's Forum (Room 272). Ortega's free, public lecture -- entitled "To(o) Queer the Artist: An Aesthesis of Self-Making" -- will be followed by a reception in the ELC Center Room (256) in which her artwork will be on display.

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Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Dec. 4: An Evening with Guitarist Lenny Kaye

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will host Lenny Kaye, acclaimed guitarist for the Patti Smith Group, on Monday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium Lobby. “An Evening with Lenny Kaye” is free and tickets are not required. There will be a free question and answer session with Kaye on the same day as the performance at 12 noon, also in the Weis Center Atrium Lobby.

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Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Oct. 23: Big Data, Cyber Security and Privacy Lecture Slated

Tom Kurfess, professor and HUSCO/Ramirez Distinguished Chair in Fluid Power and Motion Control at Georgia Tech, will present "Big Data, Cyber Security, and Privacy: Can we have all three?" on Monday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. Professor Kurfess will be speaking about his observations as both an engineer and a public policy advisor.

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Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Jan. 31: Visiting Professor to Discuss Erasure of African-Americans from the Jonestown Narrative

Rebecca Moore, an emeritus professor of religious studies at San Diego State University, will discuss "The Erasure (and Re-Inscription) of African-Americans from the Jonestown Narrative" in the Gallery Theatre at the Elaine Langone Center on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. Her free, public talk will be the initial event in the Griot Institute for Africana Studies' semester-long, interdisciplinary series "Erasure: Blackness and the Fight Against Invisibility." 

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Monday, February 12th, 2018

Feb. 19: Cornell Speaker to Discuss Cultivating Socially Responsible Global Citizens

Dr. Richard Kiely, a senior fellow at Cornell University's Office of Engagement Initiatives and co-author of a forthcoming book on community-based global learning, will discuss “Cultivating Socially Responsible Global Citizens: The Role of Higher Education in Today’s International Climate,” on Monday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. in a free, public lecture in the Gallery Theater, Elaine Langone Center. 

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Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Feb. 21: Author and Cornell Professor to Discuss Black Transsexual Figures, Violent Racist Suppression

Author and Cornell University professor C. Riley Snorton, who has been listed as one of "Ten Transgender People You Should Know" by Black Entertainment Television, will speak in the Griot Institute for Africana Studies' Spring Lecture & Performance Series "Erasure: Blackness and the Fight Against Invisibility" on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center (ELC).  Snorton will discuss the ascendance of Christine Jorgensen, dubbed America's first transsexual celebrity, and violent racist suppression at home during the free, public lecture.

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Friday, February 23rd, 2018

March 7: Erasure Series Lecture to Focus on the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot

Scott Ellsworth, an author and noted scholar on the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921, will discuss "The 1921 Tulsa Riot and the Erasure of Black History" on Wednesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center. His free, public talk is part of the Griot Institute for Africana Studies' Spring Lecture and Performance Series on the theme of “Erasure: Blackness and the Fight Against Invisibility.”

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Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

March 21: Talk by Ramona Africa CANCELED

On Mar. 21, Ramona Africa will be talking about the need for people to stop looking to politicians and to this system, for solutions.  The event will take place in the Gallery Theater, Elaine Langone Center at 7 pm. The talk is will be titled MOVE and Black Erasure. 

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