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Nov. 11: Higgins School presents ‘Defamation,’ a play by Todd Logan ’75

Tuesday, November 11  at 7 p.m. | Razzo Hall, Traina Center for the Arts DEFAMATION A play by Todd Logan ’75 Race, class, religion, and law collide when an African American businesswoman from Chicago’s South Side sues a Jewish real estate developer from the North Shore for defamation in this thought-provoking courtroom drama by playwright and author Todd…

Nov. 4: Higgins School welcomes U.S. Poet Laureate (2012-2014) and Pulitzer Prize-winner Natasha Trethewey

Tuesday, November 4 @ 7 p.m. | Atwood Hall United States Poet Laureate (2012-2014) and Pulitzer Prize winner Natasha Trethewey will read poems from Thrall, Native Guard, Bellocq’s Ophelia, and other works. The event is part of the African American Intellectual Culture Series and the Higgins School fall dialogue symposium, Tell Me A Story. It is co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity and…

Nov. 14 discussion helps students, faculty maximize education through mentorship

Shaping the Spoon: Maximizing Your Education through Faculty MentorshipFRIDAY, 14 NOVEMBER  |  McCANN RESOURCE ROOM  |  DANA COMMONS 9 a.m. COFFEE & WELCOME • 9:30-10:30 a.m. WORKSHOP A panel discussion for students and faculty, sponsored by the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Graduate School of Geography, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Human-Environment Regional…

Strassler lecturer will discuss examining the Holocaust using geographic analysis; Nov. 13

Strassler Center and Graduate School of Geography present Professor Anne Knowles – “Geographies of the Holocaust”13 NOVEMBER 2014 | 7:30 P.M. | HIGGINS LOUNGE DANA COMMONS | RECEPTION TO FOLLOW | OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The Holocaust separated families, destroyed communities, displaced millions, and created new kinds of places — densely crowded Jewish ghettos and…