Event: May 8, Faculty Book Fest 2018

Event Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Location: Dallas Hall Rotunda Time: 5:00 PM Take a break on reading day and join us for the second annual faculty book fest! Featuring books from faculty across campus, the book fest is a celebration of all books published by SMU faculty in 2017. Enjoy refreshments and raffle prizes and hear from the authors themselves!  

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Event: April 27, Eugenics in the Garden: Transatlantic Architecture and the Crafting of Modernity

Event Date: April 27, 2018 Location: McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall Time: 5:30 PM Through a transnational and interdisciplinary lens, Eugenics in the Garden reveals how eugenics, fueled by a fear of social regeneration in France, spread from the realms of medical science to architecture and urban planning, becoming a critical instrument in the crafting of modernity in the new Latin world. Featuring Fabiola Lopez-Duran. For more information: https://www.smu.edu/Dedman/DCII/Events    

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Event: April 30, Resistance to Resilience: Protecting Sacred Places During Turbulent Times

Event Date: April 30. 2018 Location: McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall Time: 5:00 pm Focusing on Chaco Canyon NP which Pueblo communities, including Acoma, have fought to protect, and how this movement has brought forth both collaborative efforts to protect archaeological resources and traditional landscapes. For more information: https://www.smu.edu/Dedman/DCII/Events  

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Event: April 5, Religion, Law, and Reproductive Justice

Event Date: April 5, 2018 Location: Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall, Perkins School of Theology Time: 3:30 PM Join us for the fourth event in the Excavate, Energize, Equalize: Propelling American Women in Thought and Deed series, a conversation on Religion, Law, and Reproductive Justice, with Professor Rebecca Todd Peters of Elon University and Professor Elizabeth Sepper of Washington University Law. Come, bring your friends. Let people know. For more information: https://smureproductivejustice.eventbrite.com    

By | 2018-03-28T18:59:00+00:00 March 28th, 2018|DCII, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Events|Comments Off on Event: April 5, Religion, Law, and Reproductive Justice

Event: April 14, Brave. Brilliant. Beautiful. The Stories of Women of Color Spring Symposium

Event Date: April 14, 2018 Location: McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall Time: 1PM Join us for our second symposium highlighting the journeys of women of color with Angela Ards, Professor, Author, and Journalist, and Shay Youngblood, Author, Professor, and Speaker. Sponsored by the DCII Research Cluster, "Telling Our Stories: Women of Color and the Power of Narratives." Link for more information: womenofcolorsymposium.eventbrite.com  

By | 2018-03-22T11:31:59+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|DCII, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Events|Comments Off on Event: April 14, Brave. Brilliant. Beautiful. The Stories of Women of Color Spring Symposium

Event: March 27, An Author Event with Serinity Young

Event Date: March 27 Location: McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall Time: 5:30 p.m. Reception and 6:00 p.m. Lecture The DCII series, New Feminist Discourses and Social Change, along with the SMU Medieval Studies and SMU Women's and Gender Studies programs, asks you to join us for a lecture and book signing by Professor Serinity Young, author of Women Who Fly: Goddesses, Witches, Mystics, and other Airborne Females. Link for more information: https://womenwhofly.eventbrite.com  

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Request for Applications for DCII Robert Mayer Undergraduate Research Fellowships, 2018-2019

  The Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute is now accepting applications from SMU undergraduates for 2018-2019 Mayer Fellowships. Please review application instructions posted on the DCII web page. Link for more information: https://www.smu.edu/Dedman/DCII/Programs/Mayer

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Event: Feb 22, Carolyn Smith-Morris presents a free public lecture, “The 1918 Flu Epidemic: A 2018 Perspective”

SMU News Originally Posted: Feb. 9, 2018 SMU Lecture: Lessons from the 1918 flu epidemic Feb. 22, at the Gene and Jerry Jones Great Hall in SMU's Meadows Museum Scientists have learned much about the flu since the 1918 flu pandemic that killed an estimated 50 to 100 million people worldwide, says SMU medical anthropologist Carolyn Smith-Morris: "We have a strong arsenal - medicinal, mechanical and social - against infectious disease and its ravages. But as historians of this epidemic are fond of saying, we would be wise to remain cautious." Smith-Morris will present a free public lecture, "The 1918 Flu Epidemic: A 2018 Perspective," at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at the Gene and Jerry Jones Great Hall in SMU's Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop [...]

By | 2018-02-12T08:45:24+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Anthropology, DCII, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events, Faculty News|Comments Off on Event: Feb 22, Carolyn Smith-Morris presents a free public lecture, “The 1918 Flu Epidemic: A 2018 Perspective”

Women’s health advocate Judy Norsigian, author of Our Bodies Ourselves, will speak at SMU, Thursday, February 22

SMU News Originally Posted: Feb. 6, 2018 Author of Our Bodies Ourselves classic to speak at SMU 1970s book prompted dramatic changes in the treatment of women's health issues DALLAS (SMU)– Women's health advocate Judy Norsigian, author of Our Bodies Ourselves, will speak at SMU, Thursday, February 22 at a free lecture open to the public. Our Bodies Ourselves, first published in 1970, prompted dramatic changes in the treatment of women's health issues. Journalist Lee Cullum will moderate a discussion of the book's long history and its continuing relevance. Norsigian will speak at 3:30 p.m. in the Great Hall in Prothro Hall, 5915 Bishop Blvd in SMU's Perkins School of Theology.  Public parking is available. Reservations are requested at smuourbodiesourselves@eventbrite.com. The Library of Congress in [...]

By | 2018-02-08T08:14:49+00:00 February 8th, 2018|DCII, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Events|Comments Off on Women’s health advocate Judy Norsigian, author of Our Bodies Ourselves, will speak at SMU, Thursday, February 22
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