MSLA-SIG Fall Career Panel

When: Monday, November 17, 2014, 6-8:00pm
Where: School of Management Building, Room 501

The MSLA-SIG Fall Career Panel will feature Spring SLTP graduates Sara Jauniskis, Erin McCall, and Mairead Kelly, who are working as school library teachers, and Chris Swerling, who will be discussing the hiring process from the school's and district's perspective.

A free meal will be served. RSVP online.

Lunchtime Lecture: Lisa Hussey: International Study Programs

When: Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 12-12:50pm
Where: P207, Palace Road Building

Professor Hussey will speak about Simmons' international programs and opportunities for students to study abroad while at SLIS. Past programs have been held in Yonsei, Korea, Paris, and Rome.

Bring your own lunch, and snacks and drinks will be provided. The event will also be recorded and posted to the SLIS Technology Youtube channel.

Study Abroad Information Session

When: Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 4-5:00pm
Where: P-207, Palace Road Building

Join Professor Laura Saunders and Dean's Fellow for International Initiatives Maggie Anderson for an informational session about study abroad opportunities at SLIS. The session will also include a discussion about Simmons' study abroad in Rome opportunity (May 22-June 8), the course (493 Intellectual Freedom and Censorship), and application and financial aid questions.

If you cannot attend, a video of the session will be posted to the SLIS Tech Youtube channel a few days after the talk.

Rethinking Libraries in Rural Haiti: What an Off-the-Grid Library Can Do to Facilitate Development and North/South Information Sharing

When: Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 12-1:00pm
Where: P304, Collaboratory

Join SCIRRT for a lecture by Cherie Abbanat, CEO of Haiti Projects, on libraries in rural Haiti. Light refreshments will be provided, and the event will be recorded and posted to the SLIS Technology YouTube channel.

RSVP at Eventbrite: Rethinking Libraries in Rural Haiti.

Archives for All: Community and Social Justice Archives in Practice

When: Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 6-8:30pm
Where: C103, Main Campus Building

SCoSAA presents a panel discussion of community and social justice archives, featuring archivists from Simmons College, Brandeis University, and Northeastern University. The discussion will be preceded by a dinner from 6-7:00pm in the Faculty and Staff Dining Room in the Main Campus Building. The presentation will be open to all, but seating for the dinner is limited, and those interested should RSVP online.

LISSA Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner

When: Thursday, November 20, 2014, 5:30-8:30pm
Where: Kotzen Room, Lefavour Hall

LISSA is sponsoring a potluck Thanksgiving Dinner for students, faculty, and staff on Thursday, November 20, in the Kotzen Room. Sign up to bring a food/drink item of your choice, but if you want to attend without bringing an item, that is fine as well.

ASIS&T Lunch Byte: Why Google Glass

When: Thursday, November 20, 2014, 12-1:00pm
Where: Palace Road Building, Room 214

Why did Sergey Brin and his team at Google want to build an eye-mounted camera/computer, codenamed Glass? Find out at this Lunch Byte!

ALA-SC Brown Bag Lunch: How to Get a Job After You Graduate

When: Thursday, November 20, 2014, 12-1:00pm
Where: P314, Collaboratory

Have questions about getting a job post graduation? Join ALA-SC, Professor Laura Saunders, and Professor Lisa Hussey, as well as Career and Education Center Director Andrea Wolf, while they share their expertise and knowledge on what libraries are looking for in grad students. Light snacks and beverages will be provided. RSVP for snack-ordering purposes!

Librarianship in Serbia and Kosovo

When: Thursday, November 20, 2014, 12-1:00pm
Where: P207

Join SCIRRT for a lecture by SLIS Assistant Dean of Academic Initiatives Terry Plum about librarianship in Serbia and Kosovo. Light refreshments will be provided, and the event will be recorded and posted to the SLIS Technology YouTube channel.

RSVP at Eventbrite: Librarianship in Serbia and Kosovo.

Panopticon Quiet Group Study and Movie Day

When: Sunday, November 23, 2014, 2:00-7:00pm
Where: P314, Collaboratory

Panopticon is hosting a quiet study and movie day in the Collaboratory. There will be snacks and quiet study from 2-3:00pm. The movie Finding Vivian Maier will be shown starting at 3:00pm, followed by a brief informal discussion. Then, back to homework and snacks for another couple hours.

Coffee Hour

When: Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 1:00pm
Where: Meyers Cafe, Lefavour Hall

Professors Laura Saunders and Mary Wilkins Jordan will be reviving an old tradition--coffee hour! Join them in the Meyers Café to chat and relax between classes.

Lunchtime Lecture: Nanette Veilleux: The Importance of Belonging in STEM Pedagogy

When: Thursday, December 4, 2014
Where: P207, Palace Road Building

STEM refers to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics - and is a priority at the national and local level for education for men and women. Prof. Veilleux will speak on her interests and activities in this topic.

Lunchtime Lecture: Peter Botticelli: Preserving Artwork Digitally: The Case of Andy Warhol's Polaroid Photographs

When: Thursday, February 19, 2015
Where: Trustman Gallery, Main College Building

Co-sponsored by Trustman Art Gallery; no drinks or food please.

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