Anthony Grafton, Henry Putnam University Professor of History
siting scholar in March. Grafton’s schedule while at UR has been cleared to accommodate a meeting with graduate students to discuss the future of graduate education in the humanities. This is a rare opportunity to hear from and talk with this distinguished scholar who, aside from being an expert in a vast nuat Princeton University and President of the American Historical Association, will be visiting the University of Rochester as a vi
mber of areas, is uniquely poised to speak of the past, present, and future of scholarship and of education, will take place on March 21st, from 9:30AM – 11AM. Contact Dean DiPiero for further details, and to sign up for this exciting event!!
Wednesday March 21st, 9.30 am to 11. Location: Gamble Room.
Refreshments will be served!
GOG needs application reviewers to serve on the Conference Funding Subcommittee for the Spring. Take this chance to give back to the grad student community at the UofR, and to get a sense for what your colleagues are up to! The process is completely anonymous, and you will only review between 4 and 6 applications. If you sit on this committee, you will be revieweing applications around April 24th.
Contact Ryan Conrath (email@example.com) for more information.
This semester’s conference funding award application is now available online. The submission deadline is April 22, 2012. If you have any questions, contact the Academic Programming Officer.
As always, the review process is blind!
PDF files are now accepted for CVs and conference abstracts. As before, they are also accepted in MS Word formats (i.e. ‘.doc’ and ‘.docx’).
GOG is passing this along from UCC:
As part of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, the University Counseling Center is offering an eating disorders screening from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, in the Friel Lounge, Susan B. Anthony Hall. Help raise awareness of the dangers surrounding eating disorders by taking the short, free, and anonymous screening. If you prefer, online screening is available on the UCC website. Call 275-3113 if you have questions.
You may also consider the link to the self-assessment pages on the UCC website.
GOG is just passing this along from UHS:
The UHS Health Promotion Office wants to increase bicycle and pedestrian safety on campus. Take the Cycling Survey to share your thoughts. The survey will take 2 to 3 minutes to complete. The Health Promotion Office thanks those who completed the survey a few weeks ago.
GOG is proud to be a sponsor of “Image, Truth, Distortion,” the Third Annual Graduate Conference at the University of Rochester (hosted by the Graduate History Society). Susie Linfield, author of Cruel Radiance: Photography and Political Violence, will be the keynote speaker.
There will be a discounted registration fee for GOG members ($10 to register)!
For more information on this event, which will take place this Saturday (Feb. 25th), click here.
UHS is publicizing the following:
Get Yourself Tested
One in two sexually active young people will get a sexually transmitted infection by age 25 and most won’t know it. UHS will offer free testing for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and HIV from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, and Friday, Feb. 24. Call 273-5775.
This would usually cost about $100!
Anthony Grafton, Henry Putnam University Professor of History at Princeton University and President of the American Historical Association, will be visiting the University of Rochester as a visiting scholar in March. Grafton’s schedule while at UR has been cleared to accommodate a meeting with graduate students to discuss the future of graduate education in the humanities. This is a rare opportunity to hear from and talk with this distinguished scholar who, aside from being an expert in a vast number of areas, is uniquely poised to speak of the past, present, and future of scholarship and of education, will take place on March 2nd, from 10:30 – noon. Contact Dean DiPiero for further details, and to sign up for this exciting event!!
When: March 2nd, 10.30 am to 12 noon.
Are you ready for some action?
Prepare yourself for some serious fun. Come enjoy Saturday evening (Feb 18) with your friends amidst the snow-clad Bristol Mount.
Prices for rentals and lift tickets are below and you need to sign-up ASAP in the attached form.
Get in on the action before the winter season ends. The prices are amazing and you know you love the snow!!
Register by 15th February via the linked form:
COST: $37 – 38$ per person (This includes lift ticket, a free beginner lesson and rentals – if you don’t need rentals your cost will be $24 – 25$ for the lift ticket and free lessons.
GOG MEMBER DISCOUNT: $10.00. We will reimburse GOG members in cash on the day of the trip at Goergen Hall between 2:15pm and 3:00pm. If you submit the form and made a mistake, you will have to resubmit the form. Every person that is going needs to fill one form.
If you are bringing children: Instead of filling out a separate form, please write your child’s/children’s name(s) in the comments box to let us know how many children you will be bringing, their name(s) and age(s).
or Alejandro: firstname.lastname@example.org
Put on your dancing shoes!!!
A introductory tango lesson for free! Come learn one of the most challenging and beautiful of dances, Argentine Tango. Barbara Warren is an experienced Argentine tango instructor of more than 10 years. She will introduce this elegant and i ntricate artform in two 45 minute lessons, broken up by 30 minutes of free practice which will cover the basic mechanics of the dance for both men and women.
You don’t need to have previous experience of dancing. No special clothes or shoes are needed. Just wear something comfortable and, if you can, comfortable and secure shoes that dont stick to the floor.
Don’t have a partner? Make new friends. Have a partner? Drag them along! Light refreshments will be provided.
When: Friday, February 3rd, 2012, 5.30 pm onwards
Where: Goergen Hall Atrium, University Of Rochester
RSVP on Facebook. Contact Anwesha for more details.