Events This Month
Events in March 2019
- - "No Small Matter" Documentary
"No Small Matter" DocumentaryHammond Campus2200 169th StreetHammond, Indiana 463232197855485
Public screening of Early Childhood Education documentary "No Small Matter," a feature-length documentary film and national engagement campaign that brings public attention to the potential for quality early care and education to benefit America’s social and economic future.
Location / Time: TBD
- - Pedagogy Circle - What Makes Great Teaching?
Pedagogy Circle - What Makes Great Teaching?Westville - SWRZ 142 OR Hammond - CLO 2392199898328
At this meeting we expect to raise questions on what makes teaching great. Is it practical skills? Or moral virtues, like those reflected in the teacher-student relationship? Or, the teacher’s academic skills and competence? Or, the quality of topics discussed? Or, a mix of these? Does the teacher’s power of communication depend on material factors like technology, or love for students? Open to all PNW faculty. The Pedagogy Circle is co-sponsored by the Dept. of History & Philosophy and the Center for Faculty Development & Leadership.
- - #WomensVoices: Julie DiCaro
#WomensVoices: Julie DiCaro
Julie DiCaro is a Peabody Award winning journalist, sports radio host, freelance sports columnist, and national speaker. She is a former attorney and current update anchor at 670 The Score in Chicago who frequently writes and reports on women’s issues in sports, such as rape, domestic violence, and sexism in sports media. She has written for Deadspin, the Huffington Post, the Chicago Tribune, and is a featured columnist at The Cauldron / Sports Illustrated and CBS Sports. She has been heard on SI Now, National ESPN Radio Shows, TSN Toronto, and After Hours with Amy Lawrence.Battalion Movie Screening
Battalion Movie ScreeningHammond/SULB/3172200 169th St, Hammond, IN 46323Hammond, IN(219) 989-2400
The event is open to the public. The PNW History Club will do a presentation before the movie's showing. Pizza, drinks, and popcorn will be available.
- - #WomensVoices: Columbia College Feminist Film Festival
#WomensVoices: Columbia College Feminist Film Festival
The Chicago Feminist Film Festival showcases independent, international film, predominantly shorts, spanning documentary, fiction, and experimental genres, and aims to address issues of gender, sexuality, race, and other forms of inequality often missing from mainstream media. The films in the festival cut across genres, including social documentaries, horror, comedies, whimsical films, and romances.
- - #WomensVoices: Chicago Women Take Action
#WomensVoices: Chicago Women Take ActionThis event will touch on some of the most significant social issues in recent history, such as the #MeToo movement, the #TimesUp movement, the 2017 and 2018 women’s marches, and the increase of women running for office.
- - Brain Awareness: Your Brain as Your Body's Computer
Brain Awareness: Your Brain as Your Body's ComputerWestville/DSSAC Great Halls A,B,C and Gymnasium1401 S. Hwy 421, Westville, IN 46391Westville, IN219-785-5546
A free education program exploring how the brain is similar and different from a computer.
See an actual human brain, discover what a brain can do that a computer cannot, trick your taste buds and more! Open to students, faculty/staff and the public.
- - Mr. Rogers & the Way of Indirect Communication
Mr. Rogers & the Way of Indirect CommunicationHammond/SULB/3172200 169th St, Hammond, IN 46323Hammond, Indiana219-989-2347
What does Mr. Rogers have to do with philosophy? In addition to being the friendly neighbor
generations of TV viewers grew up watching, Rogers demonstrates the necessity for indirect
communication. His show illustrates the relationship between how we communicate, what we
communicate, and to whom we communicate. Drawing on ideas from the philosophy of language,
the philosophy of communication, and Søren Kierkegaard, come see how Mr. Rogers develops
the philosophical concept of indirect communication on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. Presented by Dr. Hoon Lee
- - Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart Movie Screening
Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart Movie ScreeningHammond/SULB/3212200 169th St, Hammond, IN 46323Hammond, IN(219) 989-2400
The event is open to the public. Kirsten Markusic will give a presentation before the movie starts. Pizza, drinks, and popcorn will be served.Poetry Palooza
8th annual original poetry competition and open mic night. Open to the public, for all ages and refreshments will be served.
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