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  • 09/25/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series Nadie nos mira (Argentina) 9/19-9/26 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 09/26/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series Nadie nos mira (Argentina) 9/19-9/26 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 09/26/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series In the Heights (USA) 9/26-10/3 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 09/26/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series In the Heights (USA) 9/26-10/3 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 09/27/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series In the Heights (USA) 9/26-10/3 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 09/27/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series In the Heights (USA) 9/26-10/3 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 09/28/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series In the Heights (USA) 9/26-10/3 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 09/28/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series In the Heights (USA) 9/26-10/3 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 09/28/2022 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Fralin Hall Auditorium (Fralin Hall) PPE Research Speaker Series: Jared Rubin Jared Rubin, an economic historian, will give a talk with the title "Ideology and Economic Change: The Path to the Modern Economy in China and Japan." The talk is tailored to appeal to both students and faculty, with plenty of time for discussion and interaction with the guest speaker. All faculty and students are welcome to attend.
  • 09/29/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series In the Heights (USA) 9/26-10/3 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 09/29/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series In the Heights (USA) 9/26-10/3 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 09/29/2022 10:00 AM - 11:59 PM Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Building - Vaughn-Oliver Plaza Vaughn-Oliver Plaza Dedication Ceremony The College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Office of the Dean is having a dedication ceremony for the Vaughn-Oliver Plaza. (Rain date will be October 6, at 10:00 a.m.) The ceremony will take place at the Liberal Arts and Human Sciences building in the Vaughn-Oliver Plaza (200 Stanger Street). Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Randa Freeborn, randaf@vt.edu. If ADA accommodations are needed, please let us know. The Vaughn-Oliver Plaza honors and recognizes Fanny Vaughn and Andrew Oliver as members of the community that served the university in its earliest decades. Both Vaughn and Oliver were born into slavery and began their lives as property of white slave-owners in Montgomery County. After Emancipation, Andrew Oliver worked at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical Institute as a custodian and gardener. Vaughn and Oliver married during the era of slavery, raised several children, and eventually moved to Iowa. Their son, Andrew Oliver Jr. attended Christiansburg Institute, trained as a lawyer, and practiced law in Roanoke, as one of the very few African Americans in the legal profession in segregated Virginia.
  • 09/29/2022 6:30 PM - 11:59 PM Virginia Tech Research Center, Foggy Bottom Room (2nd floor), 900 N. Glebe Rd, Arlington. VA Constitutional Hypocrisy and the Ethics of Constitutional Citizenship Arlington students, You are invited to attend a talk and discussion, Constitutional Hypocrisy and the Ethics of Constitutional Citizenship on September 29 at 6:30pm at the VTRC. This talk addresses an important phenomenon hypocrisy by political actors concerning the meaning of constitutional processes like impeachment and war powers, identifies its connection to American constitutional politics, and puzzles through what some of the implications might be for citizens. The talk will include members of the PAPA 6414 Normative Foundations Master of Public Administration course, but is open to all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests. Speaker: Connor Ewing, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Discussant: Karen Hult, Professor and Chair, Center for Public Administration and Policy, Virginia Tech Convener: Patrick Roberts, Professor, Center for Public Administration and Policy, Virginia Tech With audience discussion Given the limited capacity and need to order catering, please RSVP whether you will attend in person or via Zoom here: https://forms.gle/sEjfZYthqygoe3tR9 Sponsored by the Center for Public Administration and Policy and the Jack Miller Center
  • 09/30/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series In the Heights (USA) 9/26-10/3 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 09/30/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series In the Heights (USA) 9/26-10/3 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 09/30/2022 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM The Lyric Theater, 135 College Ave, Blacksburg, VA. Civil War Film Series: Glory (1989) A free screening of Glory, a pioneering exploration of the challenges and triumphs of African American soldiers and their white officers in the 54th Massachusetts Infantry. Followed by a discussion with VCCWS director Paul Quigley and postdoctoral associate Molly Mersmann.
  • 09/30/2022 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Major Williams atrium (ground level, quad side) Kaffeeklatsch Join the German program for its once-a-month Kaffeeklatsch; come for the entire hour or only for a few minutes. Take a break from studying or working and chat in German with friends, fellow students, and professors.
  • 10/01/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series In the Heights (USA) 9/26-10/3 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 10/01/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series In the Heights (USA) 9/26-10/3 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 10/02/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series In the Heights (USA) 9/26-10/3 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 10/02/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series In the Heights (USA) 9/26-10/3 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 10/03/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series In the Heights (USA) 9/26-10/3 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 10/03/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series In the Heights (USA) 9/26-10/3 http://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8
  • 10/03/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series Pirotecnia (Colombia) 10/3-10/10 https://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8.
  • 10/04/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series Pirotecnia (Colombia) 10/3-10/10 https://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8.
  • 10/05/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series Pirotecnia (Colombia) 10/3-10/10 https://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8.
  • 10/06/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series Pirotecnia (Colombia) 10/3-10/10 https://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8.
  • 10/06/2022 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Kellogg Center | 820 University City Blvd; Blacksburg, VA 24061 PPE Cinema: Daratt (Dry Season) The PPE Cinema, organized by the Kellogg Center for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, welcomes faculty and students from across campus who are interested in watching and discussing great films. Together we watch movies on the big screen in the conference room at the Kellogg Center and discuss the question in philosophy, politics, and economics they raise. Food and beverages are provided. Film title: Daratt (Dry Season). A powerful parable from Chad about forgiveness and reconciliation after civil war. Grand Special Jury Prize at the 2006 Venice International Film Festival.
  • 10/07/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series Pirotecnia (Colombia) 10/3-10/10 https://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8.
  • 10/08/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series Pirotecnia (Colombia) 10/3-10/10 https://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8.
  • 10/09/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series Pirotecnia (Colombia) 10/3-10/10 https://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8.
  • 10/10/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series Pirotecnia (Colombia) 10/3-10/10 https://forms.gle/zyW5KYFuJkXjonjY8.
  • 10/10/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series El perro que no calla (Argentina) 10/10-10/17
  • 10/11/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series El perro que no calla (Argentina) 10/10-10/17
  • 10/12/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series El perro que no calla (Argentina) 10/10-10/17
  • 10/12/2022 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Commonwealth Ballroom (Squires) Majors Fair The University's Majors Fair will take place on October 12, 2022, from 10am-3pm, in the Commonwealth Ballroom (Squires). If you are interested in the PPE major or PPE Pathways minor, please visit our table at the fair and learn more about degree requirements, career prospects, and opportunities with the PPE program. PPE Core Faculty, advisors, and student ambassadors will be present and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
  • 10/13/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series El perro que no calla (Argentina) 10/10-10/17
  • 10/13/2022 5:00 PM - 11:59 PM 190 Holden Hall (auditorium) An Intellectual History of the Mexican "Narco" "War Within Words." Talk by Oswaldo Zavala, Professor of contemporary Latin American literature and culture at CUNY New York. Examines official documents, news reports, and cultural texts about drug trafficking and the language used to describe the so-called "war on drugs" and the illusion of the "narco," 1975 to 2020.
  • 10/14/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series El perro que no calla (Argentina) 10/10-10/17
  • 10/14/2022 1:30 PM - 11:59 PM STS Seminar Series Seigfried Evens (KTH Stockholm- Doctoral student; VT STS visiting scholar)- "Streams, Steams, and Steels: A History of Nuclear and Non-Nuclear Risk Governance (1850-1985)" Unless otherwise announced, events are planned in a hybrid format (in-person and virtual). Most in-person events will take place in the Newman Library Athenaeum at 1:30 p.m. on Fridays. More details and any changes will be provided in individual announcements for each event.
  • 10/15/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series El perro que no calla (Argentina) 10/10-10/17
  • 10/16/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series El perro que no calla (Argentina) 10/10-10/17
  • 10/17/2022 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hispanic Film Series El perro que no calla (Argentina) 10/10-10/17
  • 10/17/2022 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Virtual Take the Lead: Working in the Intelligence Community Join us for our next session of Take the Lead with an awesome panel of alumna working as intelligence analysts with the FBI and a consultant with experience at Accenture Federal Services. Learn more and sign up at liberalarts.vt.edu/lead.
  • 10/18/2022 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM The Lyric Theatre, Blacksburg Sharknado - Presented for the Department of Religion and Culture's Sharkfest Film Festival
  • 10/19/2022 1:30 PM - 11:59 PM STS Seminar Series Amy Kaminski (NASA), Sterling Mullis (DAU), Thomas Wellock (US NRC)- "Researching Home: Between 'Going Native' and 'Maintaining Critical Distance' When Studying Your Own Institution" *NOTE- no livestream will be available Unless otherwise announced, events are planned in a hybrid format (in-person and virtual). Most in-person events will take place in the Newman Library Athenaeum at 1:30 p.m. on Fridays. More details and any changes will be provided in individual announcements for each event.
  • 10/19/2022 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Fralin Hall Auditorium (Fralin Hall) PPE Research Speaker Series: Sahar Akhtar Sahar Akhtar, a political philosopher and economist, will give a talk with the title "The Right to Exclude and Right to do Wrong." The talk is tailored to appeal to both students and faculty, with plenty of time for discussion and interaction with the guest speaker. All faculty and students are welcome to attend.
  • 10/20/2022 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM The Pavilion at Historic Smithfield, 1000 Smithfield Plantation Road, Blacksburg, VA. The Whartons' War: The Civil War Correspondence of General Gabriel C. Wharton and Anne Radford Wharton A lecture by William C. "Jack" Davis, former VCCWS director and coeditor of a fascinating collection of Civil War letters between the future residents of Glencoe Mansion in Radford.
  • 10/27/2022 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Kellogg Center | 820 University City Blvd; Blacksburg, VA 24061 PPE Cinema: L'Eclisse (The Eclipse) The PPE Cinema, organized by the Kellogg Center for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, welcomes faculty and students from across campus who are interested in watching and discussing great films. Together we watch movies on the big screen in the conference room of the Kellogg Center and discuss the questions in philosophy, politics, and economics they raise. Food and beverages provided. Film title: L'Eclisse (The Eclipse). Michelangelo Antonioni tells the story of a love that's doomed to fail due to the man's materialist orientation. Starring Alain Delon and Monica Vitti. Special Jury Prize at the 1962 Cannes Film Festival.
  • 10/28/2022 1:30 PM - 11:59 PM STS Seminar Series Willandia Chaves (VT- Fish and Wildlife Conservation)- TBD Unless otherwise announced, events are planned in a hybrid format (in-person and virtual). Most in-person events will take place in the Newman Library Athenaeum at 1:30 p.m. on Fridays. More details and any changes will be provided in individual announcements for each event.
  • 11/02/2022 6:00 PM - 11:59 PM Library Multi-purpose Room Crafting a Creative Life Purpose: Answering the big questions. Who am I? What do I want to do with my life? Why do I want that, and how can I make it happen? Artist, scholar, and former professor in the School of Visual Arts at Virginia Tech, Dr. Simone Paterson will discuss the "big questions" in multi-media performance, with harp and animation, as she reflects on her experience in academia, doing research about art involving spirituality, and aging in academia. Dr. Paterson's work sits at the intersection of arts and religion and culture and she now resides in the countryside in Roanoke.
  • 11/04/2022 1:30 PM - 11:59 PM STS Seminar Series Kuan-Hung Lo (University of Maryland, College Park- Engineering; VT Alum)- "Laboratorization of Everyday Life: Adaptations Among Robots, Laboratory and Society" (Dissertation Seminar) Unless otherwise announced, events are planned in a hybrid format (in-person and virtual). Most in-person events will take place in the Newman Library Athenaeum at 1:30 p.m. on Fridays. More details and any changes will be provided in individual announcements for each event.
  • 11/04/2022 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Major Williams atrium (ground level, quad side) Kaffeeklatsch Join the German program for its once-a-month Kaffeeklatsch; come for the entire hour or only for a few minutes. Take a break from studying or working and chat in German with friends, fellow students, and professors.
  • 11/09/2022 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Zoom A talk with the Czech Republic's Ambassador to the US Please join CEUTTSS for a conversation with His Excellency, Miloslav Stasek, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the United States, followed by a Q&A session. His Excellency's talk will be delivered November 9th at 4:00 PM EST. Registration is free on Zoom and open to all!