At the latest Tertulia, students met to compete in a Trivia night about "Spanish and Latin American stereotypes and strange traditions". Each team had to decide if certain traditions and practices are true or false. There were prizes for the winners!
Dr. Mona Krook, Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University and 2017-2018 Carnegie Foundation Fellow will speak in the Mary Sue Cushman room of the Bairnwick Women's Center on Wednesday February 28th at 4:30pm. Her talk is entitled, "The Cost of Doing Politics? Violence and Harassment against Women Politicians."
Galeriebummel: Help us start a new tradition! We will meet in front of Guerry around 4:15 on Saturday, Feb. 24 for the gallery walk. There will be refreshments and performances in each of the gallery spaces on campus.
Students gathered on the afternoon of March 4 to celebrate one of the oldest Slavic holidays in the backyard of the Russian House. The spring holiday, Maslenitsa, involves burning winter in effigy and making and eating excessive amounts of blinis/pancakes/crepes (with all possible condiments). And of course, many people were speaking Russian!
To celebrate the Chinese New Year, which is the year of the dog, students taking Chinese and those interested in Chinese culture met at the EQB House on Friday, February 16 to make and serve dumplings. In preparation, Dr. Tan's Chinese students made festive calligraphy banners
The Office of the Dean of the College is very pleased to welcome Alexander Heffner, host of PBS’s “The Open Mind,” to campus. Heffner is a journalist and civic educator who has contributed to the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and Time magazine, among other publications.