Posted 21 hours ago

Hofstra University:

Domestic Violence: Dare to Speak Its Name (Communities Respond to Intimate Partner Abuse)
The Criminology Program of Hofstra’s Sociology Department, in association with the Herstory Writers Workshop, presents a conference that brings together memoir writers and experts on the social, economic and political causes of domestic violence.

Survivors of Domestic Violence use memoir as a tool for Personal and Societal Transformation 

2:15 p.m. as part of the Day’s Events


Tuesday, October 22, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
246 ELW, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus
Admission: Free

More information: http://events.hofstra.edu/index.php?eID=9723

Posted 1 day ago

Hofstra University:

Domestic Violence: Dare to Speak Its Name (Communities Respond to Intimate Partner Abuse)

The Criminology Program of Hofstra’s Sociology Department, in association with the Herstory Writers Workshop, presents a conference that brings together memoir writers and experts on the social, economic and political causes of domestic violenc.

Tuesday, October 22, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
246 ELW, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campsu
Admission: Free

More information: http://events.hofstra.edu/index.php?eID=9723

Posted 3 days ago

Hofstra University:

The Archaeology Institute of America (AIA) presents

"The Art at the Bukharan Court in the 8th Century: Sogdian Rulers at the Time of the Arab Conquest"

New findings about the pre-Islamic Bukharan Court show how political pressures influenced the art and architecture of the royal residence in the ancient city of Varakhsha.

Presenter: Dr. Aleksandr Naymark, Associate
Professor of Art History, Hofstra University

More information: Archaeology

Posted 3 days ago

Hofstra University: Marine Sciences Consortium Meeting

Managing New York Ocean Resources: Connecting Science and Policy
The 2014 New York Marine Sciences Consortium meeting is focused on the future of New York ocean policy and implementation. Input from the scientific community, policy makers, other stakeholders and the general public will be used to develop recommendations

Saturday, October 18, 8 a.m.-5 p.m..
Student Center Theater, Mack Student Center
Admission: Free


For more information: Marine Sciences Meeting

 

Posted 5 days ago

Hofstra University Department of Drama: Bat Boy the Musical

What is it like to be Half Bat and Half Human? Find out in the Hofstra production of "Bat Boy: The Musical" You will find yourself roaring with laughter in this contemporary musical.

October 17-26, 2014
John Cranford Adams Playhouse

For tickets and information, please call the John Cranford Adams Playhouse at 516-463-6644 (Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.).

http://news.hofstra.edu/2014/10/13/s-a-scream-bat-boy-musical-premieres-october-17/

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Posted 5 days ago

Hofstra Cultural Center presents

Domestic Violence: Dare to Speak Its Name – Communities Respond to Intimate Partner Abuse. 

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

Hofstra Cultural Center and Hofstra University’s Criminology Program host a one-day conference.

Tuesday, October 21, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 
246 East Library Wing, Axinn Library, South Campus
Admission: Free

For more details, please visit: http://news.hofstra.edu/2014/09/11/hofstra-criminology-presents-domestic-violence-dare-to-speak-its-name-oct-21/

 

Posted 1 week ago

Hofstra University: Italian-American Experience Lecture Series:

Hofstra Cultural Center
presents 
Fall 2014 Italian-American Experience Lecture Series: New Books on Italian Americana 

"The Kennedy Assassination and Organized Crime"
Speaker: Stefano Vaccara, Lehman College/CUNY, Editor-in-Chief, “La Voce di New York.” Over 50 years after the assassination of JFK questions linger as to the identity of his assassin.

The author delves into the alleged role of the reputed New Orleansorganized crime boss in his book, Carlos Marcello: The Man Behind the JFK Assassination (Enigma Books, 2013)


Tuesday, October 14, 7 p.m.
Guthart Cultural Center Theater, First Floor, Axinn Library

More information: http://events.hofstra.edu/index.php?eID=9077

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Posted 1 week ago

Hofstra University: Ada Lovelace Day – October 14, 2014

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Ada Lovelace born in 1815 was the daughter of the famous poet Lord Byron and Lady Byron. The young Ada, studied mathematics especially unusual for that time. 

A lady before her time, she pioneered computational programming a century before the technology for computers existed. Today Ada Lovelace inspires young women to pursue careers in the sciences.

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Wright enlightens us on information security, including cryptography, privacy, foundations of computer security to commemorate Ada Lovelace Day.

Tuesday, October 14, 3 p.m.
Guthart Cultrual Center Theater, First Floor Axinn Library
Admission: Free

More information: http://events.hofstra.edu/index.php?eID=9939

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Posted 1 week ago

Hofstra University: The 11th Annual “Great Writers, Great Readings” Series for Fall 2014 

Michael Collier, poet laureate of Maryland from 2001-2004, recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Award for Literature, Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

Tuesday, October 14, 7 p.m.
Rochelle and Irwin A. Lowenfeld Conference and Exhibition Hall, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, 10th Floor, South Campus
Admission: Free

More information: http://events.hofstra.edu/index.php?eID=9893


 


Michael Collier (Photo credit: Katherine Branch)

Posted 1 week ago

Hofstra University: Sí, se puede! César Chávez and Immigrant Rights Today

The Civil Rights Act became law 50 years ago, and that same year
César Chávez founded the United Farmworkers Union as a popular
movement for expanding immigrants’ labor and human rights

As part of Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month,
join us for a viewing of the new film César Chávez (2014),

A panel discussion  on current Immigration Policy will follow the film 

Panel: 

Lori Flores, professor of history, Stony Brook University, and

Emma Kreyche, organizing director, Worker Justice Center of New York.

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Wednesday, October 8, 2:55-6 p.m.
Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library

More information: http://events.hofstra.edu/index.php?eID=9596