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- Rivlin says bipartisan budget action, stronger budget rules key to reversing debt
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- Gao to honor Placido Domingo in Washington performance
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- W.D. Snodgrass Symposium to honor Pulitzer winner
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- April 6, May 4: School of Nursing sponsors research lecture series
- April 6-May 4: Confucius Institute presents Chinese Film Series on Wednesdays
- April 6: IPCC's Pachauri to discuss sustainable development in DENIN Dialogue Series
- April 7: 'WVUDstock' radiothon concert announced
- April 8: English Language Institute presents 'Arts in Translation'
- April 9: Green and Healthy Living Expo planned at The Bob
- April 9: Center for Political Communication to host Onion editor
- April 10: Alumni Easter Egg-stravaganza planned
- April 11: CDS session to focus on visual assistive technologies
- April 12: T.J. Stiles to speak at UDLA annual dinner
- April 15, 16: Annual UD push lawnmower tune-up scheduled
- April 15, 16: Master Players series presents iMusic 4, China Magpie
- April 15, 16: Delaware Symphony, UD chorus to perform Mahler work
- April 18: Former NFL Coach Bill Cowher featured in UD Speaks
- April 21-24: Sesame Street Live brings Elmo and friends to The Bob
- April 30: Save the date for Ag Day 2011 at UD
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- May 4: Delaware Membrane Protein Symposium announced
- May 5: Northwestern University's Leon Keer to deliver Kerr lecture
- May 7: Women's volleyball team to host second annual Spring Fling
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- Through May 4: Global Agenda sees U.S. through others' eyes; World Bank president to speak
- Through May 4: 'Research on Race, Ethnicity, Culture' topic of series
- Through May 9: Black American Studies announces lecture series
- Through May 11: 'Challenges in Jewish Culture' lecture series announced
- Through May 11: Area Studies research featured in speaker series
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3:44 p.m., Feb. 7, 2011----The University of Delaware Department of Women's Studies will sponsor a spring semester series, “Research on Race, Ethnicity and Culture,” with lectures beginning Feb. 16 and continuing through May 4.
The series, part of a department course, will meet each Wednesday from 12:20 to 1:10 p.m. in Room 116 Gore Hall.
The lectures are open to the public and are scheduled as follows:
Feb. 16 -- “Serviam Girls' Academy: One Model for Educating Low-Income, Urban Girls,” Jeanne Rapley, executive director, Serviam Girls Academy.
Feb. 23 -- “When Precious Meets Big Mike: Gender and Race in 'Precious' and 'The Blind Side,'” Gerald Turkel, professor, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, and Kathleen Turkel, assistant professor, Department of Women's Studies.
March 2 -- “Encountering Others and Ourselves: An Ethnographic Video Project with Delaware's Guatemalan Immigrants,” April Veness, associate professor, Department of Geography, and Connie Saltzman, departments of Psychology and Spanish Studies.
March 9 -- “Struggle for Awareness: Tanzanian Women and Their Current Education and Advocacy Efforts for Human Rights,” Emily Jonas, departments of Women's Studies and Anthropology.
March 16 -- “Romanian Peasant Women: The Impact of Naziism, Communism, Socialism and European Union Accession,” Ken Adams, departments of Political Science and International Relations and Women's Studies.
March 23 -- “Left for Dead: Race, Gender and Community in HIV/AIDS Prison Wards,” Ben Fleury-Steiner, associate professor, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice.
April 6 -- “Ne Me Quitte Pas ('Don't Leave Me'): The Passion of Nina Simone,” Mary Ruth Warner, supplemental faculty, Department of Women's Studies.
April 13 -- “Works By African American Women Composers,” Marie Robinson, associate professor, Department of Music.
April 20 -- “Art and Transformation,” Arla Patch, independent artist, writer and teacher.
April 27 -- “Doing Diversity: Negotiating Difference in the University,” Stephanie Kerschbaum, assistant professor, Department of English.
May 4 -- “Women, Dress and The Holocaust,” Margaret Stetz, Mae and Robert Carter Professor, Department of Women's Studies.
“Research on Race, Ethnicity and Culture” may be taken as a one-credit, pass/fail course (BAMS/WOMS 298-010) and may be repeated for credit.
For enrolled students, an orientation session will be held Feb. 9 and the final examination will be held May 11. There will be no session March 30 due to spring break.
The series is coordinated by Kathleen Turkel.