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9/2/2015 - Marge Piercy
September 2, 2015
A poetry reading, conversation, and booksigning with acclaimed poet, novelist, and memoirist MARGE PIERCY (author of Woman on the Edge of Time; He, She, and It; Gone to Soldiers, and many more!)(Wednesday, September 2nd, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM -Center for Student Innovation (CSI))
Welcome Back Bash
September 3, 2015
Join your COLA faculty, staff, Peer Mentors and classmates for the 5th Annual Welcome Back Bash! Celebrate the start of a new school year with FREE pizza, wings, salad & veggies. This is a low-key event, so drop in, stay the whole time, grab something to eat between classes, whatever your schedule allows.When: Thursday, September 3rd from 4:00-6:00pmWhere: Stan McKenzie Commons (LBR 1251)This event is open to all COLA majors, both undergraduate & graduate students, faculty and staff.Interpreters available upon request. Questions? Contact Amy Lyman at axlgla@rit.edu 
9/5/2015 - Auditions Richard O'Brien's ROCKY HORROR SHOW
September 5, 2015
Open to all students, staff, faculty and community members! ATTENTION: Singers, Dancers and Actors!Auditions: Saturday, September 5 1-5 pm Student Activities Union, Room 130Callbacks: Monday, September 7 7-9 pm Student Activities Union, Room 130For a copy of the script and more information on casting and audition preparation, contact David Munnell at dgmgsh@rit.edu.(Saturday, September 5th, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM - SAU 130 )
9/7/2015 - Auditions Richard O'Brien's ROCKY HORROR SHOW
September 7, 2015
Open to all students, staff, faculty and community members! ATTENTION: Singers, Dancers and Actors!Auditions: Saturday, September 5 1-5 pm Student Activities Union, Room 130Callbacks: Monday, September 7 7-9 pm Student Activities Union, Room 130For a copy of the script and more information on casting and audition preparation, contact David Munnell at dgmgsh@rit.edu.(Monday, September 7th, 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM - SAU 130 )
School of Communication Welcome Back Party
September 11, 2015
The School of Communication is hosting a "Welcome Back" party for faculty, staff and students in its programs (Communication, Journalism, Advertising & PR, Communication & Media Technologies).  Reconnect with your friends & faculty after the long summer, or if you're new, meet your classmates and professors!Date: Friday, September 11thTime: 2:00-4:00pmPlace: Outside the SOC suite (EAS 3006)
9/16/2015 - Gosnell Lecture Series
September 16, 2015
The College of Liberal ArtsGosnell Lecture SeriespresentsPeter V. SchaefferProfessor of Regional Economics & PolicySchool of Natural ResourcesWest Virginia UniversityWednesday, September 16thTime:3:00 – 4:00 pmPlace:Golisano Hall AuditoriumRoom 1400Topic: International Migration(Wednesday, September 16th, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM -Golisano Auditorium)
9/18/2015 - Performing Artists Concert Series
September 18, 2015
Carl Atkins & Culture Clash present "Africa in Jazz" with Carl Atkins, saxophones and flute; Joel Kastner, guitar; Howard Potter, vibes and marimba; Kyle Vock, bass; Jay Alan Jackson, percussion. Special guest artist: West African Master Drummer, Martin Kwaku Kwaakye Obeng.Alumni get the faculty/staff price.Tickets available online rittickets.com (585) 475-4121 or at the door.(Friday, September 18th, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM -Ingle Auditorium)
9/18/2015 - Performing Artists Concert Series
September 18, 2015
Carl Atkins & Culture Clash present "Africa in Jazz" with Carl Atkins, saxophones and flute; Joel Kastner, guitar; Howard Potter, vibes and marimba; Kyle Vock, bass; Jay Allen Jackson, percussion. Special guest artist: West African Master Drummer, Martin Kwaku Kwaakye Obeng.Alumni get the faculty/staff price.(Friday, September 18th, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM -Ingle Auditorium)
9/24/2015 - Digital Storytelling and Curation
September 24, 2015
Sree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer, Metropolitan Museum of Art - "The Intersections of Journalism and Museum Studies"(Thursday, September 24th, 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM - SAU 2650 )
9/24/2015 - Digital Storytelling and Curation
September 24, 2015
Sree Sreeivasan, Chief Digital Officer, Metropolitan Museum of Art - "Content Curation and the 21st Century," a panel(Thursday, September 24th, 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM - SAU 2650 )
9/24/2015 - Digital Storytelling and Curation
September 24, 2015
Scree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer, Metropolitan Museum of Arts, Digital Initiatives: Excess and Access(Thursday, September 24th, 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Memorial Art Gallery Auditorium )
10/1/2015 - Conable Lecture Series
October 1, 2015
RIT, College of Liberal ArtsConable Distinguished Lecture Series inInternational StudiespresentsRudolf P. GaudioAssociate Professor of Anthropology & Media, Society & the ArtsPurchase College, SUNYHiding In Public: Spaces of Homo-Social Interaction in Urban NigeriaThursday, October 12-3 pmLiberal Arts Hall06-A205Rudolf P. Gaudio teaches anthropology at Purchase College, State University of New York, and was recently a Fulbright research scholar at the FCT College of Education, Zuba, Nigeria. He is the author of Allah Made Us: Sexual Outlaws in an Islamic African City. His current research focuses on language, nation and race in Nigeria's planned modernist capital, Abuja.For more information http://aaronbelkin.org/index.php#homeInterpreters provided upon request subject to availability. Please make your request today by going to Access.rit.edu(Thursday, October 1st, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM -Java Wallys Cafe)
11/5/2015 - Joint Information Session: Saunders and Liberal Arts Graduate Programs
November 5, 2015
Come learn about our graduate programs as you think about your next steps. Leverage your undergraduate degree skills with a graduate degree!(Thursday, November 5th, 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM - Max Lowenthal Hall, Room 1225 )