01 Feb

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 1st is a BUSY week in the Global Village!

Monday, February 1, 2010

4 p.m. — “A MOUNTAIN OF CRUMBS”: ELENA GOROKHOVA reading from her memoir about growing up in the Soviet Union. 4:00 p.m. Memorial Lounge, Waterman Bldg.
Tuesday February 2, 2010
Noon to 1:15 p.m. — RLC EVENT: “Consumption for the Common Good? Balancing Conservation and Poverty Alleviation.” Saleem Ali, associate professor of environmental studies. Sugar Maple Ballroom, Davis Center. 12-1:15 p.m.
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. — GLOBAL VILLAGE COMMON HOUR: THE CONSEQUENCES OF DEMOCRATIZATION FOR GENDER EQUALITY IN MEXICO: Common Hour with Caroline Beer, Assoc. Prof. of Political Science; 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., L/L Room 315 Commons.
7 p.m. to 8 p.m. — TAVOLA ITALIANA: Please join us for informal Italian conversation. Bring your friends!! Informal Italian conversation table with Prof. Paolo Pucci. Meet at the tables in the small dining area between the Marche and Alice’s Cafe, on the ground floor of the L/L Commons Building.

Wednesday February 3, 2010

8 p.m. to 9 p.m. — WEDNESDAY NIGHT GATHERING – OPEN B LOW AND MID SUITES: Wednesday Night Gatherings are informal social gatherings designed to bring together the L/L community and Global Village community, as well as to learn more about that individual House. Open suites start at 8 p.m., feel free to visit open suites at your own pace. Reception in B180 Lounge.
Thursday, February 4, 2010
5:00 p.m. — FILM: THE NEO AFRICAN AMERICANS: How rapid, voluntary immigration from Africa and the Caribbean is transforming the “African-American” narrative. This film and discussion with the filmmaker Kobina Aldoo will be a night of invigorating conversation. To find out more about this film and presenter go to: Admission free. 5:00 p.m., Billings North Lounge.

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