ALS 500 & 600 ELL #4 (Spring 1)

Welcome to ALS 500 & 600! You are in the right place if you are looking for your extensive listening opportunities. If you are not an ALS 500 or 600 student that’s ok – you can still attend these events if you would like. If you are an ALS 500 or 600 student, you need to attend one of the events from the list below. After you attend one of these events, record a brief summary and reaction – you can ask your teacher if you have any questions about this.

How to Prepare for a Career Fair

What to Do, What to Wear, What to Expect

Date: Wednesday, February 03, 2016, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: James L. Hoyt Multimedia Classroom, 2195, Vilas Hall

Wednesday Nite @ The Lab

"Discovering Homo naledi" by John Hawks, Department of Anthropology

Homo naledi is the newest member of the human family tree, discovered by Lee Berger and the Rising Star expedition project in 2013. Hawks is a core scientist who has been part of the H. naledi story from the start. His lecture will review the discovery, including footage from the field, a discussion of how the new species was identified, and an explanation of its position in our evolutionary history. Three-dimensional prints of the fossils will also be on hand.

Date: Wednesday, February 03, 2016, 7 p.m.

International Careers: Making Global Connections

In sponsorship with the WUD Global Connections Committee, career and international advisors will discuss what UW alumni have done with their international backgrounds to better understand the career development process, to help you figure out your next steps in developing your own search strategies and how to build your network. An overview of international internships and upcoming summer program deadlines will also be provided.

Date: Thursday, February 04, 2016, 3:30

Location: TITU, Union South

"A New Age Apocalypse: The Internet and Contemporary Religion"

Talk by Robert G. Howard, Professor of Communications, Director of CLFS, and Religious Studies affiliate. Sponsored by the Religious Studies Program

Date: Thursday, February 04, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
Location: 6104 Sewell Social Sciences

The Body is Not an Apology w/ Sonya Renee Taylor

Black History Month 2016

In a culture that bombards us with unattainable images of body perfection based imaginary standards there seems to be a war on everything except the media’s war on us. This activity and participation based lecture uses popular education, performance poetry and media examples to introduce participants to the concepts of Body Terrorism and Radical Self Love. In collaboration with the MSC and Wittie-MLC.

Date: Thursday, February 04, 2016, 6 p.m.
Location: MSC Lounge, Armory and Gymnasium (Red Gym)

19th Annual Evening of Storytelling

The 19th Annual Evening of Storytelling, hosted by the Amer­i­can Indian Stud­ies Pro­gram, along with the depart­ments of Anthro­pol­ogy, Eng­lish, Lin­guis­tics, the Folk­lore Pro­gram, and in con­junc­tion with Wunk Sheek, sup­ports Indian sto­ry­tellers from across the United States as they share sto­ries in their native languages. Come hear traditional American Indian storytelling in indigenous languages followed by translation in English.

Date: Friday, February 05, 2016, 7 p.m.
Location: Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard St.

A Legacy of Mistrust: Colonial Medicine in the Global Present

Date: Monday, February 08, 2016, 6:30-8 p.m.
Location: TITU, Union South

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