UNCG Campus Weekly

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Archives for February 2016

Looking ahead: Feb. 3, 2016

Talk, “Refugees and Insecurity in the Middle East”
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m., Weatherspoon Auditorium

Faculty Senate meeting
Feb. 3, 3 p.m., Alumni House

Talk,  “Europe and Other Fortresses in a Borderless World” Ashby Dialogue
Thursday, Feb. 4, 3:30  p.m., MHRA 1607

Men’s Basketball vs. Western Carolina
Thursday, Feb. 4, 7 p.m., Coliseum

Plays, Winter Briefs, UNCG Theatre/Alpha Psi Omega
Thursday, Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m., Brown Building Theatre

Talk, look at “Radiunt Abundunt” with Triad Stage
Saturday, Feb. 6, 2-3 p.m.

“Michelle Obama: First Lady, American Rhetor,” Jody Natalle/Jenni Simon
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 4 p.m., Hodges Reading Room, Jackson Library

Human subjects research training

The UNCG Office of Research Integrity announces their spring semester Human Subjects Research Training workshop. This workshop covers areas such as confidentiality, informed consent, recruitment, and the history of human research protection and is offered as an alternative to CITI training.

The training will be held Tuesday, March 1, from 9-11 a.m. in MHRA 2711. Register at http://workshops.uncg.edu/ – click “Office of Research Workshops.”

Questions? Contact Melissa Beck, 6-0253 or mdbeck@uncg.edu

New date for “Why Has Our Drug Policy Changed So Little?”

On Thursday, Feb. 18, see the “Why Has Our Drug Policy Changed So Little?” presentation by Prof. Douglas Husak, Rutgers University, 4 p.m.,  SOEB 224. Philosophy, Law and Society Speaker Series – all are welcome. Questions? Contact mmdargat@uncg.edu or 334-5059.

‘War? Terrorism? It’s Bloody Good Business.’

Please join the Department of Peace & Conflict Studies for a panel discussion on how different faiths and beliefs impact our global strife for peace and conflict transformation. Panelists include Edip Yuskel, Mark Sandlin and Roberto Campo. The discussion title is “War? Terrorism? It’s Bloody Good Business.”

Tuesday Feb. 16, 2016
5:30 -7:30 p.m.
EUC, Claxton Room

Questions? Email abaskaro@uncg.edu.

Lecture: ‘Killing Each Other in the Name of God’

The Department of Peace and Conflict Studies will host Edip Yuksel, J.D.’s lecture “Hallelujah! Allah-u Akbar! Killing Each Other in the Name of God!” Edip is a professor of law at the University of Arizona and co-founder of MPJP Muslims for Peace, Justice, and Progress.

Monday,  Feb. 15, 2016
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Petty Building, Rm 136

Brett Ingram

Photo of Brett Ingram.Brett Ingram’s “Monster Road,” a feature length documentary film about the life and work of Seattle animator Bruce Bickford, will screen in February at Georama 2016, an international anime festival in Tokyo. He is associate professor in the Department of Media Studies.

Since its initial release in 2004, “Monster Road” has won 16 awards, screening at more than 120 film festivals in fifteen countries, and airing five times on Sundance Channel. “Monster Road” will be distributed in Japan by New Deer, a company founded by animation historian and curator Nobuaki Doi.

Frank Woods

Photo of Frank Woods.Frank Woods (African American and African Diaspora Studies) had two pieces of his artwork accepted for a juried exhibition featuring the work of African American artists from North Carolina at the Delta Arts Center in Winston-Salem. The exhibition will occur February 2 through April 30.

His work,  “The Annunciation,” and “Salome with the Head of John the Baptist,” are inspired by Henry O. Tanner, the subject of his current research project.

See/hear: Feb. 3, 2016

International student Hyelim “Heather” Shin shares her story about leaving Wonju, South Korea, to pursue a degree in psychology at UNCG.