Fordham GSAS: Grad. Life: Reminders of Upcoming GSAS Events!

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Reminders of Upcoming GSAS Events!

Hello All! Here are some events occurring around the GSAS in the upcoming days!

Wednesday, January 30:
What: Economics Round Table: "The Financial Cliff: The Economics of How We Got There, Where We Are, and Where We Are Going"
When: Wednesday, January 30, 2013
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Where: 12th-floor Lounge | Lowenstein Center | Lincoln Center Campus
Info: The panel discussion will feature some of the foremost economic leaders in New York. For a list of panelists and to RSVP, click here.

Wednesday, January 30:
What: Dept. of Theology Lecture, by Prof. David Gushee of Mercer University
When: Weds, January 30, 5:00 PM
Where: Tognino Hall, Duane Library, Rose Hill Campus
Info: The Department of Theology will sponsor a lecture by Prof. David Gushee of Mercer University (Professor of Christian Ethics and Director of the Center on Theology and Public Life) related to his just-published book, The Sacredness of Human Life, with book signing afterwards. Prof. Gushee is a major voice in contemporary conversations about religion, politics and ethics on topics from the environment to nuclear proliferation, and abortion to torture.

Monday, February 4:
What: Medieval Studies Lecture Series, by Tia Kolbaba (Rutgers University), entitled "All Things are clear and open that are in the divine scriptures": Interpretative Ideals and Polemical Purposes in Byzantine Exegesis
When: Monday, 4  February 2013  |  5:15 p.m.
Where: Rose Hill Campus  |  McGinley Center Faculty Lounge
Info: Co-sponsored with Orthodox Christian Studies

Wednesday, February 6:
What: Workshop for Fordham Grad Students at the New York Public Library
When: Wed, Feb 6, 2:00-4:00PM.
Where: New York Public Library, 42nd St and 5th Ave.
Info: The New York Public Library has kindly agreed to offer a workshop to Fordham Graduate Students who wish to learn how to use the digital mapping tool, Map Warper. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. The NYPL Map Warper is a tool for digitally aligning ("rectifying") historical maps from the NYPL's collections to match today's precise maps. This workshop is for anyone interested in learning a new digital tool, particularly for people using maps in their research. Sign up by clicking here. Follow the Fordham Graduate Student Digital Humanities on Facebook.

Thursday, Feb 7: 
What: Careers in Ethics, A Panel of Professionals and Ethics and Society Graduates
When: Thursday, February 7, 2013, 6:30PM
Where: Walsh Library, O'Hare Special Collections Room - Rose Hill Campus
Info: Interested in pursuing a career in ethics?  Join us for an exciting panel of outside professionals and Ethics and Society graduates engaged in or pursuing a variety of ethics-related careers. Reception with panelists to follow. Event is free and open to all!

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