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Upcoming & Past Alumni Events

Upcoming Events

Jewish Students Start A Revolution: Leading the Way, The Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry: 1964-74

Sunday, March 11, 2018
1:00 PM-3:30 PM
Stein Auditorium, Nesbitt Hall
3215 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

The Judaic Studies Program and the Departments of Anthropology and History of Drexel University present “Jewish Students Start A Revolution: Leading the Way, The Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry: 1964-1974” a multipart event, in recognition of SSSJ co-founders, Yaacov Birnbaum z”l and Glenn Richter. Reading, discussion, concert and refreshments.

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LGBTQ Speaker Series: Alice Coffin

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
12:00 PM-1:50 PM
Kline School of Law
3320 Market Street, Room 140, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Why French politics and France’s cultural background make it difficult for LGBTs to be out and visible in France.

In France, few public figures come out. The very meaning of "coming-out" is unclear in the public sphere. This relates to a larger French trend, which asks for minorities to remain silent and discreet.

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2018 College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lecturer: Jad Abumrad

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
6:30 PM
Mandell Theater
3220 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

On April 25, 2018, Drexel University College of Arts and Sciences will proudly welcome its 2018 Distinguished Lecturer, Jad Abumrad, MacArthur Fellow and co-host of the Peabody Award-winning “Radiolab” podcast.

Abumrad’s CoAS Distinguished Lecture, titled “Gut Churn,” will be what he calls “a hypertextual lecture with original music” that explores the roles of uncertainty, fear and other emotions in the creative process. It is the outcome of years of research and thinking about everything from Cherokee dream hunting to the works of Kierkegaard and the teachings of various Zen masters.

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Dean's Seminar: Promoting Women’s Rights and Economic Development, in India and Beyond

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
3:30 PM-5:00 PM
MacAlister Hall Sky View
6th Floor, 3250 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Joel Oestriech, PhD, associate professor of politics and director of global studies

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