Monday, November 21, 2011

Upcoming Events

November 18
Teaching and Pedagogy Seminar hosted by EGSA 12:30-4:30pm in Rome 771. Please join us for three sessions – 12:30-1:30pm Brown Bag Lunch Session “Teaching Composition” 2:00-3:00 “Issues in Pedagogy” and 3:30-4:30 “Using Technology in the Classroom.” Light refreshments will be available for the breaks. Watch our blog for the final schedule and speakers list. To r.s.v.p, check out our Facebook page.
December 1
Symposium on Karl Steel's important new book How to Make a Human: Animals and Violence in the Middle Ages (Ohio State University Press, 2011). The book is available for $40 in hardcover via Amazon, and $10 for an e-version on CD. If you plan to attend, please try to read the book ahead of time. The symposium features Julian Yates, Peggy McCracken and Tobias Menely, as well as Karl Steel. The event will take place from 4-6 PM (note change of time) in GW's Academic Center, 801 22nd St NW, Rome Hall 771. The symposium is free and open to all who wish to attend. It will be followed by an informal vegetarian dinner. The cost is $15 exclusive of beverages. If you would like to join us for dinner, you must register by Tuesday November 29 here:
December 2
 Critical Animal Studies Seminar, with all the guests from the previous night's symposium speaking about the field. You do not need to attend the Thursday symposium to participate in the Friday seminar. Some short readings will be distributed ahead of time. Lunch will be served. If you would like to attend, you must reserve a spot and secure the readings by emailing Lowell Duckert ( no later than Tuesday November 29. If you RSVP please come: we pay for every lunch reserved, and it is a shame when people hold a spot but do not attend the seminar.
December 2
Join the GWU English Department for a Symposium on Francophone Studies featuring Sylvie Durmelat (Georgetown), Valerie Orlando (UMD), and Lydie Moudileno (U Penn). The event is located in Phillips Hall #411 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm with a reception to follow. 

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