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Upcoming Events

  • Mill Stories Screens at the 2014 SVA Film Festival

    Directed by UMBC profs., Bill Shewbridge & Michelle Stefano
    Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 2:45 PM – 4:45 PM
    Mill Stories: Remembering Sparrows Point dir. William Shewbridge and Michelle Stefano (29 min, USA) followed by Q&A Recently closed, the Sparrows Point Steel Mill in Baltimore, Maryland...
  • Prof. Gonzalves on the history of Paredon Records

    Friday, December 5, 2014 at 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Dr. Theodore S. Gonzalves will discuss his next book project focusing on the history of a record label, Paredon Records, which released 50 albums of what is essentially (but all too often poorly...
  • UMBC for Ferguson: A Social Justice Forum

    A public forum and open discussion
    Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    The UMBC community is invited to join UMBC for Ferguson in a public forum and open discussion. This event is supported by The Campus Democrats, UMBC TheatreCOM, Musical Theatre Club and the Acid...
  • Helen Zia on 50 Years After the Civil Rights Act

    A national voice on civil rights speaks at UMBC
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Fifty years after the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed, “We the People” of this country have become more diverse than those lawmakers ever imagined. What other evils are lurking as...
  • Beyond Checkboxes

    Intersections of Mixed-Race Identities & Gender
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    This discussion will feature Dr. Kimberly Moffitt from American Studies, Mickey Irizarry from Health Education, and undergraduate students Emily Eaglin and Katie Cano. All members of the UMBC...
  • Critical Heritage Studies students tour the Smithsonian

    Visiting the Folklife & Cultural Heritage Ctr + the NMAI
    Friday, November 7, All Day
    American Studies at UMBC and the Smithonian's Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage have teamed up again this Fall: students in Dr. Michelle Stefano's course, Issues and Ideas in Critical...
  • Thomas Nakayama (Northeastern Univ): “Revisiting Whiteness”

    Wed 29 Oct 2014 7PM Sherman Hall (B Wing)
    Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sponsored by Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication and Center for the Advancement of Intercultural Communication (CAIC), The Interculturalists -­‐GSO Organization, UMBC...
  • New Faculty Micro-Talks!

    Short talks by new faculty in CAHSS, followed by a reception
    Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Short talks by new faculty in CAHSS, followed by a reception
  • Visiting the Beyond Bollywood Exhibit (Washington DC)

    On how Indian Americans shape the nation
    Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, is a groundbreaking exhibition showing at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) from February 27, 2014 to August 16, 2015. The...
  • Christina Kreps on Appropriate Museology

    Holistic, locally-responsive, & community-based museum work
    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    The afternoon master class will focus on the methods used to ensure collaborative museum and gallery projects, bridging theory to student projects based in the Baltimore region.