Event: April 4, Animals from Art to Economics: Changing Perspectives in the Long 18th Century

Event Date: April 4 Location: Greer Garson Screening Room, Meadows School of the Arts Time: 5:00 p.m. Join Nathaniel Wolloch of the Minerva Humanities Center and Tel Aviv University as he lectures. Sponsored by the Looking at Animals/Thinking About Animals Research Cluster. For more information: http://www.smu.edu/Dedman/DCII/Events  

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Dedman College alumnus José Manuel Santoyo on DACA, how it impacts his life and what happens if it’s eliminated

D Magazine Originally Posted: March 21, 2017 This is an excerpt from a DMagazine article posted on March 21. You can read the full article here: https://www.dmagazine.com/frontburner/2017/03/what-will-happen-to-dallas-dreamers-daca-trump-dream-act/ What Will Happen to North Texas’ Dreamers? Five undocumented Dallasites share how former President Obama's immigration order, DACA, impacted their lives, what's wrong with it, and what they'll do if it's eliminated. JOSÉ MANUEL SANTOYO, 25 Violence brought José Manuel Santoyo to the United States. His mother fled the state of Michoacán with Jose and his three siblings in 2001. This was about five years before Mexican President Felipe Calderon formally declared war on the cartels, sending nearly 7,000 soldiers to battle them in Santoyo’s home region. “People all around me were getting killed,” he says. “My mother didn’t want us to [...]

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Event: April 10, The Unpredicted: in Science, Literature, and Politics

Event Date: April 10 Location: Hughes-Trigg Student Center, The Forum Time: 5:30 p.m. Reception, 6:00 p.m. Lecture We are drawn to the new, the unusual, the unexpected: what we could not predict on the basis of what came before. As vast archives of our cultural past and present go online, scientists can now break out of the laboratory to see how novelty, innovation, and creativity are both made and received in the real world. Join Simon DeDeo, assistant professor in Social and Decision Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University, and external faculty at the Santa Fe Institute as he lectures. Link for more information: https://simondedeo.eventbrite.com  

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Event: April 5, Long Stories Cut Short – A Reading and Book Signing

A reading and book signing with author Fredrick Luis Aldama. Sponsored by The Creative Writing Program and the SMU Department of English, Southwest Review; Red Pegasus Comics

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Event: March 22, Distributed-Memory Parallel Programming on ManeFrame

Event Date: March 22, 2016 Location: Caruth Hall 314 Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM The Scientific Computation (CSC) spring workshop series will provide a hands-on experience that will guide researchers from the basics of using SMU’s supercomputing resources to advanced parallelization usage. New users are encouraged to take advantage of the introductory “Introduction to Research Computing” workshop that will be given once monthly during the semester. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/csc  

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Human Rights-Holocaust Germany 2017

SMU Adventures Originally Posted: March 2017 Twenty-eight members of the SMU and DFW community are traveling throughout Germany March 9-18 to study the Holocaust. The trip is sponsored by the SMU Embrey Human Rights Program. Follow along via SMU Adventures.

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Event: March 30, Chimurenga Music: Concert and Conversation

Event Date: March 30, 2017 Location: Hughes-Trigg Student Center Theater Time: 7pm This event brings together African musicians and historians with SMU students and faculty. This public event of interspaced conversation and song will involve two Zimbabweans who have put mbira music on the world stage, Dr. Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited Band and Professor Mhoze Chikowero (UCSB), author of the definitive text on Zimbabwean music, African Music, Power, and Being in Colonial Zimbabwe. Sponsored by the Scott Hawkins Lecture Fund and the Department of History. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/Dedman/DCII/Events

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Event: April 6, From Coffeehouse to Tea Party: Austrian Economics and American Politics

Event Date: 4-6-17 Location: Caruth Hall 147 Time: Reception at 5:30 with lecture at 6:00 p.m. Janek Wasserman, Assistant Professor of Modern German and Central European History at the U. of Alabama, will examine the paradoxical history of the transatlantic intellectual phenomenon of Austrian Economics. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/Dedman/DCII/Events

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