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Tamura Lomax, CEO, The Feminist Wire will speak at the Commonwealth Auditorium
Tuesday, September 11
All day
Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

Tamura Lomax is an educator, writer, and co-founder/CEO of The Feminist Wire, an online publication committed to feminist, anti-racist, and anti-imperialist sociopolitical critique. She received her PhD in religion from Vanderbilt University. 


    Soprano Laura Strickling Opens Ewell Concert Series
    Thursday, September 13
    7pm
    Ewell Hall

    Soprano Laura Strickling has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center and Washington National Cathedral. She has been praised by the New York Times as having "[a] flexible voice, crystalline diction, and warm presence." 

      Mary Jean Corbett, University Distinguished Professor of English, Miami University (Ohio)
      Thursday, September 20
      5pm
      Tucker Hall

      Professor Corbett’s research interests include nineteenth-century English and Irish writing, feminist and postcolonial theory, and women’s writing. She will deliver the Sara and Jess Cloud Distinguished Lecture.

        Patrick Hayes Writers Series Welcomes Lorrie Moore
        Wednesday, September 26
        7pm
        Tucker Hall

        Lorrie Moore is a noted writer of novels, short stories, children’s books and essays. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts & Letters in 2006. Her latest book, an anthology of essays, is entitled See What Can Be Done (Knopf, 2018). 

          Professor Kimberly Tanner, San Francisco State University
          Thursday, October 4 - Friday, October 5
          McGlothlin-Street Hall

          Professor Tanner also directs SEPAL: The Science Education Partnership & Assessment Lab. Her research focuses on how people learn science and how teachers and scientists can collaborate to make science teaching and learning more like how scientists work.

            Bernedette Muthien,  Founder and Director of the South African NGO Engender
            Monday, October 8 - Friday, October 12
            Morton Hall, Center for Liberal Arts

            Ms. Muthien is the founder and a director of the South African NGO Engender, whose mission is “research and capacity building for communities of people on genders and sexualities, human rights, justice, and peace.” 

              Patrick Hayes Writers Series Welcomes Professor Elizabeth Spires
              Thursday, October 11
              5pm
              Tucker Hall

              Elizabeth Spires, Co-Director of the Kratz Center for Creative Writing and Professor of English, holds Goucher’s Chair for Distinguished Achievement. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review and other magazines and anthologies. 

                Professor Jean Comaroff, Harvard University
                Thursday, October 11
                5pm
                Washington Hall

                Jean Comaroff is the Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of Anthropology at Harvard University. Professor Comaroff has had a distinguished career studying the people of Southern Africa. 

                  Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series Welcomes Professor Lydia Kavraki, Rice University
                  Friday, October 12
                  3pm - 5pm
                  McGlothlin-Street Hall

                  Lydia E. Kavraki is the Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science, professor of Bioengineering, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and professor of Mechanical Engineering at Rice University. 

                    VIMS Welcomes Dr. Libby Jewett, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
                    Monday, October 15 - Wednesday, October 17
                    VIMS - Administration Building (Eastern Shore Laboratory)

                    Dr. Jewett, is a NOAA scientist with diverse science and management experience in ocean acidification and coastal hypoxia (low oxygen) research programs, and the first director of NOAA’s Ocean Acidification Program.

                      Adrienne Mayor, Research Scholar, Classics, History and Philosophy of Science, Stanford University
                      Thursday, October 18
                      5pm
                      Morton Hall

                      Adrienne Mayor is an independent folklorist/historian of science who investigates natural knowledge contained in pre-scientific myths and oral traditions. She will deliver the Lee Lecture.

                        Merry Wiesner-Hanks, Distinguished Professor of History at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
                        Friday, October 19
                        3:30pm
                        Ewell Hall

                        Professor Wiesner-Hanks' research focuses on early modern Europe and world/global historian, with a primary focus on women, gender, and sexuality within these. She will give the John Boswell Memorial Lecture

                          Mary Silber, Professor of Statistics, The University of Chicago on Mentoring Women
                          Thursday, October 25
                          5pm
                          Jones Hall

                          Professor Silber is an applied mathematician who currently contributes to the Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative (CAMI) at the University of Chicago. 

                            Mary Silber, Professor of Statistics, The University of Chicago on Research
                            Friday, October 26
                            5pm
                            Jones Hall

                            Professor Silber is an applied mathematician who currently contributes to the Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative (CAMI) at the University of Chicago. 

                              Presidential Precinct Program 
                              Wednesday, October 31 - Thursday, November 1
                              Reves Center for International Studies

                              The Presidential Precinct is a Virginia-based nonprofit organization that empowers and inspires emerging global leaders by providing leadership tools, training and a virtual network for continuing education and collaboration. 

                                Deborah Loewenberg Ball, William H. Payne Collegiate Professor of Education, University of Michigan
                                Thursday, November 1
                                5pm
                                School of Education

                                Professor Ball is an educational researcher noted for her work in mathematics instruction and the mathematical preparation of teachers.  She will present the Hauben Distinguished Lecture in Education.