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  • Do you need to email someone you've never met before to ask for their help, but you don't know where to start? Are you looking for an internship or job and want to set up an informational interview? Have you ever written a long email to a professor, only to receive no response? If so, this...

  • If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start! You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.

    We will also let you know about upcoming...

  • SOFT VENGEANCE is a film about Albie Sachs, a lawyer, writer, art lover and freedom fighter, set against the dramatic events leading to the overthrow of the apartheid regime in South Africa. Shining a spotlight on Albie’s story provides a prism through which to view the challenges faced by those...

  • Translating the “Shangshu,” one of China’s Five "Confucian" Classics, has been undertaken by a group of experts who will present their work. The roundtable of scholars will discuss the problems that arise in translating an antique classic from the pre-unification period of China.

  • Svante Pääbo will present the Foerster lecture on September 10, 2014 titled "A Neanderthal Perspective on Human Origins." The lecture is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

    About Svante Pääbo:

    Svante Pääbo is a Swedish biologist and evolutionary...

  • Advances in garden archaeology of the last twenty years have brought us a new wealth of evidence on Roman landscaping and horticulture. Yet gardens are conceptual as well as physical spaces. Gardens are ideas, as much as they are places and understanding how gardens worked within the cultural...

  • Do you need to email someone you've never met before to ask for their help, but you don't know where to start? Have you ever written a long email to a professor, only to receive no response? If so, this workshop is for you! We will discuss how to present yourself professionally over email to...

  • Do you need to email someone you've never met before to ask for their help, but you don't know where to start? Have you ever written a long email to a professor, only to receive no response? If so, this workshop is for you! We will discuss how to present yourself professionally over email to...

  • For thousands of years, food rituals have been essential to constructing and maintaining Jewish identities throughout the diaspora. But the significance of these rituals might be more pervasive than we think. Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals explores the broader linkages between food, ritual...