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March

Sunday, March 26, 2017
Gnostic Film Festival (Day 3): "Dark City" - "Altered States"
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rice Media Center

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Gnostic Film Festival (Day 2): "The Truman Show" - "Pleasantville" - "Avatar"
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Rice Media Center

Friday, March 24, 2017 - Saturday, March 25, 2017
The 2017 Rice Workshop in Humanistic Ethics

Founder's Room

Friday, March 24, 2017
O'Brien MDEM Guest Lecture Series
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
117 Humanities Building

Friday, March 24, 2017
Han Sang Kim - Film Auterism as Cold War Governmentality: A Korean Case - TARI Seminar Series
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
209 Mechanical Laboratory

Friday, March 24, 2017
Dr. Susan Einbinder
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
117 Humanities Building

Friday, March 24, 2017
Gnostic Film Festival (Day 1): "The Matrix"
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Rice Media Center

Friday, March 24, 2017
Michael Titlestad "Vandalizm: On the Limits of Free Jazz"
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
255 Herring Hall

Thursday, March 23, 2017
Advocate leaders
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Room 119 Humanities Building

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Creativity Up Close Lecture Series: Evolution towards a Planetary Consciousness by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Shepherd School | Stude Concert Hall Rice University
6100 Main St
Houston, Texas
USA

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
2016-17 Rice Seminar Lecture: The Colossus of New York and The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
St. Paul's United Methodist Church 5501 Main St
Houston, Texas

Monday, March 20, 2017
2016-17 Mellon Seminar Lecture: "Paradoxical Life in the Anthropocene"
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Room 119 Humanities Building

Friday, March 10, 2017
Human Practices and Responsiveness to Two-Dimensional Practical Norms
4:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Rice University
6100 Main St
Houston, Texas
USA

Thursday, March 9, 2017
2016-17 Rice Seminar Lecture: "Who Owns the City?" by Saskia Sassen
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
NEW LOCATION! Herring Hall, Room 100 Rice University
6100 Main St
Houston, Texas
USA

Thursday, March 9, 2017
Conducting Oral History Interviews
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Room 119 Humanities Building

Thursday, March 9, 2017
The Liberty to Take Fish: Cod Fisheries, American Diplomacy, and Atlantic Environments, 1783–1877
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
315 Humanities Building

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Thoughts on the Beginning, and the Beginning of Tolerance
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Esther's Room Cohen House (Faculty Club)

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - Friday, March 31, 2017
In the Eyes of Our Children:
Houston, an American City


Gallery Rice Media Center

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
In the Eyes of Our Children:
Houston, an American City

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gallery Rice Media Center

Monday, March 6, 2017
2016-17 Mellon Seminar Lecture: "Bodies and Environments in the Anthropocene: Writing Histories for a New Epoch"
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Room 119 Humanities Building

Friday, March 3, 2017
Sandeep Ray - Fear of the Hyphenated Citizen: The Internment of Chinese-Indians in 1962 - TARI Seminar Series
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
209 Mechanical Laboratory

Friday, March 3, 2017
Criminalizing Space: Ideological and Institutional productions of Race, Gender, and State-sanctioned Violence in Houston, 1948-1967
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
315 Humanities Building

Thursday, March 2, 2017
Gray/Wawro Lecture Series: Cathy J. Cohen - “Black Feminism to the Rescue: Black Lives Matter and the Future of Black Politics”
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Auditorium Rice Media Center

Thursday, March 2, 2017
2016-17 Rice Seminar Lecture: "Smart City Geo-Imaginaries: How maps and GIS are Spurring a Nascent Urban Nervous System" by Allen Carroll
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
115 Humanities Building

Thursday, March 2, 2017
Conducting Oral History Interviews
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Room 119 Humanities Building

February

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Creativity Up Close Lecture: The Surprising Path to Greater Creativity by Keith Sawyer
7:00 PM
Shepherd School | Stude Concert Hall Rice University
6100 Main St
Houston, Texas
USA

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Narratives of Death and Violence in the Global South, A Poetics of Displacement
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
310 Rayzor Hall

Monday, February 27, 2017
Choice, manipulation and wellbeing: On the nature and ethical significance of nudging
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
227 Humanities Building

Sunday, February 26, 2017
JSSA visit to Holocaust Museum Houston
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Holocaust Museum Houston

Friday, February 24, 2017
Temporal Forms in the Nineteenth-Century British Mediterranean
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
255 Herring Hall

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Medical Professionalism and the Flexner Report
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Room 119 Humanities Building

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Multi-Sensorial learning through Storytelling in Spanish as a Foreign Language
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
305 Sewall Hall

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
YidLife Crisis: the comedy duo Jamie Elman & Eli Batalion
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Willy's Pub RMC/Ley Student Center

Monday, February 20, 2017
Lunch & Learn: Rabbi Mychal Copeland - The View of the LGBTQI Struggle From the Inside of American Religious Traditions
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
119 Humanities Building

Friday, February 17, 2017
Reasoning First
4:15 PM - 6:15 PM
119 Humanities Building

Friday, February 17, 2017 - Saturday, February 18, 2017
English Graduate Student Symposium "Redrawing Forms: Energy, Media, Science, and Life"

Rice University

Thursday, February 16, 2017
2016-17 Rice Seminar Lecture: "Cyberlibertarianism: The Default Ideology of the Digital" by David Golumbia
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
115 Humanities Building

Thursday, February 16, 2017
JSSA Lunch Break with Dr. Maya Soifer Irish
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Commons Baker Hall

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Leadership in the M. D. Anderson Archives
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Room 119 Humanities Building

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
O'Brien MDEM Guest Lecture Series
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
117 Humanities Building

Monday, February 13, 2017
The Landscape of Identity in the Heart of Dixie
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Room 119 Humanities Building

Friday, February 10, 2017 - Saturday, February 11, 2017
2017 CLIC Conference on Study Abroad: Understanding the Study Abroad Experience
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Rice University
6100 Main St
Houston, Texas
USA

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Billy Graham and the Age of Anxiety
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
226 Humanities Building

January

Monday, January 30, 2017
The Long Great Acceleration: The Second Industrial Revolution and the Opening of the Anthropocene, 1830-1913
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Room 119 Humanities Building

Monday, January 30, 2017
Brown Bag Seminar: Josh Furman "The Making of a Suburban Shtetl: How Meyerland Became Houston's Jewish Neighborhood"
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
327 Humanities Building

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Lunch & Learn: Abdullah Antepli - "Between the (Dome of the) Rock & a Hard Place: Jewish-Muslim Relations on U.S. campuses
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
119 Humanities Building

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Panel Discussion: How are Old Masters Relevant Today?
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
117 Humanities Building

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Iranian Film Festival: A Taste of Cherry
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Cinema (Rm #100) Rice Media Center