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COLA Off-Stage (A Monthly Play Reading)
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 4:00pm

Free and open to all RIT students, faculty, and staff. (Saturday, February 10th, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Other McKenzie Commons, College of Liberal Arts)

RIT Singers: Winter Concert
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:00pm

Free and open to the public. (Thursday, February 22nd, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Other Allen Chapel, Schmitt Interfaith Center)

Distinguished Computational Linguistics Lecture
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 12:30pm

2017-2018 Distinguished Computational Linguistics Lecture with Dr. Saif Mohammad.     (Thursday, March 1st, 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM - Golisano Hall (GCCIS) 70-1400 )

RIT Concert Band: Winter Concert
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 7:00pm

Free and open to the public (Thursday, March 1st, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Ingle Auditorium)

RIT Theatre Arts Presents: Stupid F*cking Bird
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 7:30pm

Theatre Arts Spring Production (Thursday, March 1st, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM - University Gallery)

RIT Theatre Arts Presents: Stupid F*cking Bird
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 7:30pm

Theatre Arts Spring Production (Friday, March 2nd, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM - University Gallery)

Performing Artists Concert Series: Misuzu Tanaka, piano
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 8:00pm

Pianist Misuzu Tanaka returns to the College of Liberal Arts Performing Artists Concert Series. (Friday, March 2nd, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Ingle Auditorium)

RIT Orchestra: Winter Concert
Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 3:00pm

Free and open to the public. (Saturday, March 3rd, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Other Allen Chapel, Schmitt Interfaith Center)

RIT Theatre Arts Presents: Stupid F*cking Bird
Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 7:30pm

Theatre Arts Spring Production (Saturday, March 3rd, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM - University Gallery)

CLA Hale Lecture Series
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 4:00pm

Thursday, March 8th 4:00 – 5:30 pm Campus Center Bamboo Room 2610   Russell Powell Boston University Department of Philosophy   “Rehabilitating ‘Disease’: Function, Value, and Objectivity in Medicine” Despite several decades of discussion and debate, the concept of disease remains hotly contested. There is no consensus among medical theorists, ethicists or practitioners as to which of the three dominant accounts of disease in the literature is preferable and why. Due to a number of widely discussed problems associated with each account, some theorists argue that the concept of disease is beyond repair and thus recommend eliminating it entirely. Given the severity of this proposal, it is incumbent upon disease theorists to answer the eliminativist challenge. In this paper, I examine some widely cited criticisms of naturalist, normative, and hybrid accounts of ‘disease,’ and argue that although standard accounts are in need of refinement, they do not suffer from the particular problems that many critics have identified. Furthermore, I contend that the problems these accounts do suffer from do not warrant purging the disease concept from our medical vocabulary, given the significant epistemic and ethical costs of doing so. I positively reframe and defend a thickly normative hybrid account of disease in the context of healthcare institutions that I believe places the hybrid theory, and objectivist approaches to disease more broadly, on stronger theoretical footing. FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Interpreters provided upon request & subject to availability. Please make your request TODAY by going to Access.rit.edu. (Thursday, March 8th, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM - Campus Center Bamboo Room, 2610)

DHSS THATCamp
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 1:00am

“The Humanities and Technology Camp" -- an informal and participatory unconference where humanists and technologists of all skill levels learn and build together. Collaborative, spontaneous, productive. This event is co-sponsored by the University of Rochester Digital Humanities Mellon Fellows and with the Memorial Art Gallery. (Friday, March 23rd, All Day - Other)

Annual Meeting of SIP--Society for Italian Philosophy
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 3:30pm

The annual meeting of SIP provides a forum for the discussion of themes, authors, and movements having to do with Italian philosophy as it is practiced both in Italy and abroad. Scholars from around the world will join in conversations from a wide array of philosophical perspectives spanning across various centuries and including figures and themes from a variety of philosophical areas. Interdisciplinary events focused on Italian culture will also be featured. (Friday, March 23rd, 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM - Max Lowenthal Hall (Saunders College))

Annual Meeting of SIP--Society for Italian Philosophy
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 9:30am

The annual meeting of SIP provides a forum for the discussion of themes, authors, and movements having to do with Italian philosophy as it is practiced both in Italy and abroad. Scholars from around the world will join in conversations from a wide array of philosophical perspectives spanning across various centuries and including figures and themes from a variety of philosophical areas. Interdisciplinary events focused on Italian culture will also be featured. (Saturday, March 24th, 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM - Max Lowenthal Hall (Saunders College))

Annual Meeting of SIP--Society for Italian Philosophy
Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 9:30am

The annual meeting of SIP provides a forum for the discussion of themes, authors, and movements having to do with Italian philosophy as it is practiced both in Italy and abroad. Scholars from around the world will join in conversations from a wide array of philosophical perspectives spanning across various centuries and including figures and themes from a variety of philosophical areas. Interdisciplinary events focused on Italian culture will also be featured. (Sunday, March 25th, 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM - Max Lowenthal Hall (Saunders College))

COLA Off-Stage (A Monthly Play Reading)
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 7:00pm

Free and open to all RIT students, faculty, and staff. (Monday, March 26th, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Other McKenzie Commons, College of Liberal Arts)

Rochester Reads author Reyna Grande
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 4:00pm

Writers & Books' annual community reading program Rochester Reads again comes to the RIT campus. Join us to hear author Reyna Grande read from her memoir The Distance Between Us. The book is a true coming-of-age story that follows Grande's family in Iguala, Mexico, as first her father and then her mother emigrate (as undocumenteds) to the US, leaving their children behind living with relatives in dire poverty for several years—until the children, too, make the dangerous border crossing. The reading will be followed by a Q&A and book sale and signing. Free and open to the public. No registration required. Interpreters provided upon request subject to availability. To make a request, please go to this page: http://www.myAccess.rit.edu (Wednesday, March 28th, 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM - Campus Center Reading Room)

Performing Artists Concert Series: Rod Blumenau Sextet
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 9:00pm

Rod Blumenau returns to the College of Liberal Arts Performing Artists Concert Series. (Friday, April 6th, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Ingle Auditorium)

RIT Singers: Spring Concert
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 4:00pm

Free and open to the public. (Saturday, April 14th, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Other Allen Chapel, Schmitt Interfaith Center)

COLA Off-Stage (A Monthly Play Reading)
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 7:00pm

Free and open to all RIT students, faculty, and staff. (Monday, April 16th, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Other McKenzie Commons, College of Liberal Arts)