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 Irina Rozovsky 

Light Work and the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts announces the Fall 2020 lineup for a new remote lecture series. The new collaboration brings together leading dynamic contemporary voices in the field of photography.  Lectures will happen via Zoom (account not required). All registered attendees will receive a link to join prior to each program. Register now!  Irina Rozovsky believes there is something to photograph most anywhere and considers the camera a third eye. For years, she has made pictures by wandering in far-flung places. She has explored questions of migration, diaspora, rootlessness, and personal versus political freedom in Cuba, Israel, and former Yugoslavia. Rozovsky is based in Athens, Georgia. Bio: Irina Rozovsky (born 1981, Russia) is a photographer living in Athens, Georgia. She has exhibited in museums and galleries in the US and abroad. She has published two monographs, One to Nothing (2011) and Island in my Mind (2015). A monograph of her ten year project In Plain Air is forthcoming in 2021. Irina’s work is in the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Haggerty Museum of Art and is featured in MoMA’s New Photography: Companion Pieces exhibition this fall. She has been published by The New Yorker, New York Times Magazine, Harpers, ZeitMagazin, and others. With her husband Mark Steinmetz, she runs The Humid, a photographic project space in Athens, GA. Single Pass or Season Pass to all four lectures (a savings of $30 for package pricing). Light Work Lab membership is not required. Passes are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged with other Lab classes or workshops. We process registrations on a first-come, first-served basis.    

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Hydrology from the bottom up: How groundwater shapes the water cycle

The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, jointly with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, presents a special edition of the K.D. Nelson Lecture Series featuring guest speaker, Reed Maxwell. The presentation will review an experimental geologist’s approach to study the formation of common minerals and rocks. Professor Thomas will discuss efforts to develop numerous thermobarometers that can be used to determine the pressure (depth) and temperature conditions at which rocks crystallized. Research in the SU laboratories aims to reveal complex geologic histories preserved in rocks that may involve several episodes of mineral growth and recrystallization. Please contact Christa Kelleher for a link to attend this lecture.  

Human Rights Treaty Implementation through Non-State Actors

With Dr. Tina Kempin Reuter, Director, Institute for Human Rights, Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Social Work, University of Alabama, Birmingham The ‘CUSE Grant Project on the Effectiveness of Human Rights Treaties, in cooperation with the College of Law Disability Law and Policy Program, is pleased to present the following speakers as part of the 2020–21 Distinguished Lecture Series. The ‘CUSE Grant Project on the Effectiveness of Human Rights Treaties is a university-wide interdisciplinary project, coordinated by Professor Arlene Kanter (COL), with Professors Cora True-Frost and Corri Zoli (COL), Audie Klotz and Lamis Abdelaaty (Maxwell), Michael Gill (SOE), and Anne Bellows (Falk).

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S. Billie Mandle on Reconciliation

Light Work and the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts announces the Fall 2020 lineup for a new remote lecture series. The new collaboration brings together leading dynamic contemporary voices in the field of photography.  Lectures will happen via Zoom (account not required). All registered attendees will receive a link to join prior to each program. Register now! S. Billie Mandle conducts extensive research into the histories and politics of each of her subjects, which include a home for refugees, a hospital for the mentally ill, and the California Missions. She will talk about her recent book, Reconciliation, made over ten years of photographing confessionals throughout the United States.  The book offers a queer perspective on religious spaces as they relate to the fallibility of faith and forgiveness. Mandle is an associate professor of Photography at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Bio: S. Billie Mandle is an artist based in Los Angeles and Western Massachusetts. Her work has been supported by grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Berkshire Taconic Trust and her images have been featured in publications such as Aperture, Cabinet and Wired. Her monograph Reconciliation was published in summer 2020. She is an Associate Professor of Photography at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Single Pass or Season Pass to all four lectures (a savings of $30 for package pricing). Light Work Lab membership is not required. Passes are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged with other Lab classes or workshops. We process registrations on a first-come, first-served basis.    

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Finding an Internship: Communications Industry

In the How To Find An Internship seminar, the Newhouse Career Development Center will teach you the 6 steps to conducting a proactive internship search, plus show you resources both on and off campus.

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Finding an Internship: Communications Industry

In the How To Find An Internship seminar, the Newhouse Career Development Center will teach you the 6 steps to conducting a proactive internship search, plus show you resources both on and off campus.

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Mithila Art in the Time of COVID-19

Join Susan Wadley, Professor Emerita of Anthropology and contemporary Mithila artists Prerna Jha, Shalini Kumari, Rani Jha, and Avinash Karn for a discussion centering on their art practice in the time of the COVID pandemic. This panel is co-sponsored by the South Asia Center in the Maxwell School of Citizenship, the Art & Music Histories department in the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Humanities Center.

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