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September 15, 2015

7:00 PM - 9:00 PMLecture: Culture and Lebanese National Identity

Location: Park Shops (101 Current Drive), Room 201

Dr. Tarek Mitri, a former minister of foreign affairs and information in Lebanon, will deliver a lecture on how culture, as produced in the public space, can contribute to transcending communal divides and fostering citizenship in Lebanon.


September 16, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:00 PMThe Audacious Ascetic: Sounding Out Insurgency through Osama bin Laden’s Audiotape Collection

Location: Lecture Hall Room 4106 Hunt Library

In late 2002, over 1500 audiotapes were discovered in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in a house once occupied by Osama bin Laden. Flagg Miller's new book, The Audacious Ascetic, is the first to explore this extraordinary archive and will serve as the basis for his talk. Trained as a linguistic anthropologist, Flagg will discuss how Islamic cultural, legal, theological, and linguistic vocabularies shaped militants' understandings of Al-Qa`ida.

September 17, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PMGES/STS Documentary Film Series

Location: 210 Park Shops

Please join us for the next GES/STS documentary film, "Seeds of Time."

Date: Thursday, 9/17

Time: 6-8 pm

Location: 210 Park Shops

The film will be followed by a discussion with our faculty panelists: Matthew Booker, History and Jim Holland, Crop Science

September 25, 2015

11:30 AM - 1:00 PMTalk: 'Underestimated: Our Not So Peaceful Nuclear Future'

Location: Talley Student Union, Room 3285

Henry Sokolski, executive director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, will discuss his new book, "Underestimated: Our Not So Peaceful Nuclear Future," during this talk scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 25 at Talley Student Union. Lunch will be served, and those interested in attending should RSVP to


September 28, 2015

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM'The Graduate' screening for WUNC's 'The State of Things'

Location: James B. Hunt Jr. Library auditorium

Join Frank Stasio (WUNC’s "The State of Things"), Dr. Marsha Gordon (NC State University Film Studies) and Laura Boyes (North Carolina Museum of Art) for a free screening and discussion of "The Graduate" (1967), the classic coming-of-age film starring Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, and Katharine Ross. A post-screening discussion and Q&A will be recorded for possible airing on WUNC's "The State of Things" during the monthly "Movies on the Radio" program. For more information, go to:


September 29, 2015

11:00 AM - 1:00 PMSpanish Certification Program

Location: Withers Hall, Room 225

By registering for the Madrid Chamber of Commerce certification program, students can earn Spanish certifications in business, tourism and health sciences. To register, students can visit Withers Hall, Room 225, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 29, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Testing is scheduled for Nov. 17. For more information, contact Program Director Ana E. Gray in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at or go to


September 30, 2015

7:30 PM - 8:30 PMNC State Reading Series: Eduardo C. Corral

Location: Titmus Theatre, Thompson Hall

To kick off the 2015-16 season of the NC State Reading Series, the NC State creative writing program presents a poetry reading by Writer-in-Residence Eduardo C. Corral. The event is open to the public and parking is available in the coliseum deck.


October 13, 2015

7:00 PM - 9:00 PMLocal History through the Camera Lens

Location: James B. Hunt Jr. Library

Get a unique glimpse into North Carolina’s past through a special screening of films from Raleigh’s own Century Film Studios (1950s-1980s). The films and the phenomenon of local media production will be discussed by Dr. Devin Orgeron, associate professor of Film Studies at NC State; Melissa Dollman, media archivist (who processed and is presenting research on the collection); Kim Andersen of the State Archives of North Carolina; and NC State alumnus Skip Elsheimer (A/V Geeks).


October 21, 2015

7:30 PM - 8:30 PMNC State Reading Series: Lori Ostlund

Location: Caldwell Lounge

Join the NC State creative writing program for a reading of fiction by Lori Ostlund, author of "The Bigness of the World and After the Parade."


October 22, 2015

1:30 PM - 3:00 PMTalk: Positive and Negative Inducements in Nuclear Proliferation

Location: James B. Hunt Jr. Library, Room 4106

The effects of international inducements on the internal politics of states that violate nuclear nonproliferation commitments remain highly contested. What conditions influence relative receptivity to positive and negative inducements? How have sanctions, trade, aid, investments, diplomacy, financial measures and military threats affected different groups? How, when and why were those effects translated into compliance with non-proliferation rules? Have inducements been sufficiently biting or too harsh, too little, too late or just right for each case? These and other questions will be discussed at this talk scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 22.

October 30, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM12th Annual Homecoming Porch Party

Location: Front Steps of Nelson Hall

The Poole College of Management and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences are teaming up this year to host the 12th annual Homecoming Porch Party. Join fellow NC State alumni, their families, faculty, current students, staff and friends on the front steps of Nelson Hall to enjoy refreshments, play games and watch the 2015 Homecoming Parade. The registration deadline is Oct. 26, and anyone with questions can contact Adam Compton at


November 18, 2015

7:30 PM - 8:30 PMNC State Reading Series: Kelly Link and the 2015 NC State Fiction Contest Award Ceremony

Location: Caldwell Hall Lounge

The NC State Reading Series presents acclaimed writer Kelly Link, judge of the 2015 NC State Fiction Contest. Winners of the contest will be announced at the event.


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