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February 23, 2017

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

All Day Midterm Feedback Sessions

Midterm Feedback Sessions

Tuesday, February 21st
Wednesday, February 22nd
Thursday, February 23rd
Friday, February 24th
Monday, February 27th
Tuesday, February 28th
Wednesday, March 1st
Thursday, March 2nd
Friday, March 3rd 


Have you ever wished you could ask your students, mid-semester, how things are going? The CTSE offers mid-semester feedback sessions upon your request.  We will send out more communication regarding this offering later in the semester. 

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Coffee Hour

Come join the Office of Diversity Services for our weekly coffee hour between 9am – 11am! We have FREE bagels from Bruegger's, FREE coffee, tea, hot cocoa - and sometimes muffins too!  This week's coffee hour is Co-sponsored by Counseling, Health, and Wellness (CHW).


12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Internship Challenge
Ryan Mudawar, MS ’07, director of academic and workforce programs at the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center will speak about the Mass. Life Science Internship Challenge, which facilitates the placement of students who are considering career opportunities in the life sciences in paid internships across the state. His program has created over 2,600 new paid internship opportunities for college students in Massachusetts.

Refreshments will be served. 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Suffolk Hillel
Join Hillel for weekly meetings and events in the Interfaith Center, Sawyer 823.

Check out the other events going on in the Interfaith Center on the website or contact Rev. Amy Fisher at for more information!

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM Muslim Conversations
Join the Interfaith Center for  relevant conversations every week.

Check out the other events going on in the Interfaith Center on the website or contact Rev. Amy Fisher at for more information!

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Donahue Lecture Series - Catherine Fisk

Featured Guest Speaker: Catherine Fisk, Professor and Author
Lecture: "Writing for Hire: Unions, Hollywood, and Madison Avenue"

Sponsored by the Suffolk University Law Review

More information regarding the lecture
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM Condition Critical: A Report Back on Gaza
Speaker Alice Rothchild, MD, an obstetrician-gynecologist, has visited Gaza as part of an Israel/Palestine medical aid delegation. She will share images and impressions of the destruction and resilience that she has encountered and how ongoing siege conditions affect the lives of women and families. 

Her latest publication, Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine presents key blog posts and analytical essays that explore everyday life in Israel, East Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza up close and with searing honesty. These eyewitness reports and intimate stories depict the critical condition of a region suffering from decades-old wounds of colonization and occupation. Condition Critical dares (and inspires) its readers to examine the painful consequences of Zionism and Israeli expansion and to bend the arc of the moral universe towards justice.

In Condition Critical Alice Rothchild grabs for the truth behind the lies, writing with extraordinary moral clarity and a sharp eye for the injustices, absurdities, and cruel historical ironies that define Palestinian life on both sides of the Green Line. (Ben Ehrenreich, Author of The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine)

Rothchild is a physician, author, and filmmaker who has focused her interest in human rights and social justice on Israel/Palestine since 1997. She practiced ob-gyn for almost 40 years. Until her retirement she served as assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harvard Medical School. She writes and lectures widely and also is the author of Broken Promises, Broken Dreams: Stories of Jewish and Palestinian Trauma and Resilience and On the Brink: Israel and Palestine on the Eve of the 2014 Gaza Invasion. She directed a documentary film, Voices Across the Divide which premiered at the Boston Palestine Film Festival in 2013. Her latest trip to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza was in January 2017.

Sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program and the Mildred F. Sawyer Library.
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Vinyasa Yoga
Join the Interfaith Center for a guided session of yoga.

Check out the other events going on in the Interfaith Center on the website or contact Rev. Amy Fisher at for more information!

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Prison Book Program
Join the Center for Community Engagement for an evening of service at the Prison Book Program in Quincy to help promote education and literacy for prisoners. Read letters from prisoners and sort and package books to be sent to them.

Volunteers meet 
at 5:30 p.m. at the Center for Community Engagement, Sawyer 824, and travel together to Quincy. This is a weekly opportunity limited to the first six volunteers who RSVP through SUconnect.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Blackness in the 21st Century

Assoc. Professor of History & Director of the Black Studies Program Bob Bellinger presents a program for the Clark Collection of African American Literature entitled “The Living Archive: African American Poetry.”

This series of panel discussions by poets and writers examines a range of topics, which includes the importance and significance of African American literature, the ways in which literature has examined and illuminated black identities, and more.

The first panel is “Blackness in the 21st Century” which explores the question of Black identity as it is negotiated and articulated by contemporary African American poets. The panelists are Nicole Terez Duton, Ifeanyi Menkiti, Nicole Payen, Enzo Silon, and Barbara Lewis. The moderator is Boston Poet Laureate Danielle Legros Georges, who has been working with Bellinger on the program.

This free, public panel discussion will take place in the Rabb Lecture Hall, Boston Public Library, Copley Square, 700 Boylston St, Boston.

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Donahue Lecture: Catherine Fisk Reception
Location: Faculty Dining Room 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Ram Alumni Mentoring Program (RAMP) Meet Your Mentee Speed Networking Event

Whether you are a RAMP mentor looking for a mentee or an alumnus/a interested in the program, join us for an evening of connecting with students seeking Suffolk alumni mentors. The evening will begin with alumni introductions, followed by a speed networking with students. RSVP to Lauren Grenier at  

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Pioneer Performance Series: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
This year's Performing Arts Office Annual Pioneer Series Production is  The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. 

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