Godbey Lecture Series Presents – Mahatma Gandhi: The Man, the Myth, the Memory with lecturer Professor Rachel Ball-Phillips

Event Date: 2/21/2019 Location: Meadows Museum - Jones Hall Time: 5:15 PM Reception, 6:00 PM Lecture   This presentation will explore the life of Mohandas K. "Mahatma" Gandhi on his 150th birth centenary. Gandhi, a larger than life figure, has come to occupy a prominent place in the memories of Indians and people around the world. This presentation will focus particularly on spaces in India that serve as places of memory and commemoration, and the role that the memory of Gandhi plays in contemporary Indian society.  

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Event: Feb. 7, The Godbey Lecture Series: Catherine de Medici: The Contested Power and Controversial Reputation of a French Queen

Event Date: Feb. 7, 2019 Location: Meadows Museum Time: 5:15 PM Reception, 6:00 PM Lecture An in depth lecture on the life of Catherine de Medici, who died on January 5, 1589 after being integrally connected to the French monarchy for nearly sixty years. This lecture will discuss the powerful sixteenth-century woman, who was queen, regent, and queen-mother, and some reasons for her controversial reputation today. RSVP Required to Attend Link for more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/dedman-college-interdisciplinary-institute-17804525320      

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Starting conversations that never end

SMU Graduate Studies Originally Posted: September 2018 Find out how a Dedman Interdisciplinary Research Cluster created new connections between students and faculty from religious studies, art history, art and world languages and launched conversations exploring biases and inclusion. EXCERPT: One of the great rewards of graduate school is meeting like-minded individuals with whom one shares intellectual curiosities. These newfound relationships not only make graduate life enjoyable but also enrich one’s thinking and research work. At SMU, we have been fortunate to find a multidisciplinary community of students and professors with whom to exchange ideas in and outside of the classroom. During the spring of 2018, we had an opportunity to bring that community together through the Dedman Interdisciplinary Research Cluster titled “On Decolonial Options and the Writing [...]

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Event: Oct. 2, The Annual Allman Family Lecture A Forensic Talk: Making Heads and Telling Tales of San Jacinto with Amanda Danning

Event Date: 10/02/2018 Location: McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall Time: 5:30 PM Reception, 6:00 PM Lecture   Some have believed that the legends surrounding the Battle of San Jacinto have been more myth than history. New research and modern forensics help us understand where the legends come from and tell us more about the lives of the soldiers who died there. Danning sets the stage with vivid details building up to April 21, 1836 and then gets the audience to join in as the forensics from one skull after another tells a story. Link for more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-allman-family-lecture-making-heads-and-telling-tales-of-san-jacinto-a-forensic-talk-by-amanda-tickets-49952371889  

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Congratulations to all celebrated at 2nd annual Faculty Book Fest

Dedman College News Originally Posted: May 17, 2018 Congratulations to all the faculty celebrated at the Dedman College & Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute’s 2nd Annual Faculty Book Fest on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. See below for a list of Dedman College faculty books When the World Seemed New: George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War Jeffrey Engel, Department of History Partners with God: Critical and Theological Readings of the Bible in Honor of Marvin A. Sweeney Serge Frolov, Department of Religious Studies with Shelly L. Birdsong No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland Rick Halperin, Department of History Booker T. Washington in American Memory Kenneth M. Hamilton, Department of History The Culturalist Challenge to Liberal Republicanism Michael Lusztig, Department of Political Science Statistical Modeling for Degradation Data [...]

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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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SMU Research Day 2018

SMU YouTube Originally Posted: April 15, 2018 https://youtu.be/xok6MaHgFGY    

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  

By | 2018-04-16T10:33:37+00:00 April 16th, 2018|DCII, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Events|Comments Off on Event: April 30, Resistance to Resilience: Protecting Sacred Places During Turbulent Times
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