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October 28, 2020

ArtSci Roundup: UW Global Month, 2020 Annual Space Policy and Research Center Symposium, and more

During this time of uncertainty and isolation, find solace in digital opportunities to connect, share, and engage. Each week, we will share upcoming events that bring the UW, and the greater community, together online. 

Many of these online opportunities are streamed through Zoom. All UW faculty, staff, and students have access to Zoom Pro via UW-IT

UW Global Month

November | Online

Celebrate the UW’s global impact and community this November. Events include a conversation with Jackson School of International Studies director Leela Fernandes on November 12, with alum Rick Steves (BA, 1978) as he discusses the future and joy of travel on November 18 and presents Escape to Rome on November 19, and more!

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Post-US Elections: A Global Perspective on US Democracy and Foreign Policy

November 5, 6:30 – 8:00 PM | Online

Join Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies faculty for an online panel discussion on what the elections mean for global engagement and what a global perspective can teach us about the elections and American democracy. Moderated by Jackson School Director Leela Fernandes.

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An Evening with Joy Harjo

November 6, 6:30 PM | Online

Join the Office of Public Lectures for this poetry reading with commentary by Patrycja Humienik of the Graduate School’s Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity in which Joy Harjo, the 23rd Poet Lau­re­ate of the Unit­ed States, discusses the importance of safe spaces for everyone.

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Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality and Race Series: Race & the 2020 Election

November 6, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Online

The Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality and Race (WISIR) will host panels discussing salient racial issues facing the country. Join University of Washington Associate Professor of Political Science Sophia Jordán Wallace and Professor of Political Science Chris Parker as well as faculty from other institutions to offer reflections and varying perspectives on race and the 2020 election.

Next in the series: 

  • Panel 3: COVID & Racial Inequalities: January 22, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Panel 4: Racial Violence and the Fight for Racial Justice: March 12, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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2020 Annual Space Policy and Research Center Symposium

November 6, 9:00 AM – 8:45 PM | Online

Join the Space Policy and Research Center for its 2020 annual symposium. Key speakers include President of the UW Ana Mari Cauce, United States Senator Maria Cantwell, and Commander in the US Combined Force Space Component Command John Shaw.

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This Thing of Darkness: Eisenstein’s Ivan the Terrible in Stalin’s Russia

November 9, 3:30 – 5:00 PM | Online

Joan Neuberger of the University of Texas at Austin offers a sweeping account of the conception, making, and reception of Ivan the Terrible that weaves together Eisenstein’s expansive thinking and experimental practice with a groundbreaking new view of artistic production under Stalin.

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Looking for more?

Check out UWAA’s Stronger Together web page for more digital engagement opportunities.