Upcoming Events

Sunday, August 6, 2017

National Council of University Research Administrators Annual Meeting

Location: Washington, DC

August 6-9, 2017 (optional pre- and post-conference workshops also offered)

The NCURA Annual Meeting is a professional development and networking opportunity for all members regardless of experience level. Attendees may participate in presentations, discussions and open forums covering a full range of topics including, but not limited to, Pre-Award, Post-Award, Compliance, Intellectual Property, Contracts, and Electronic Research Administration. Members will also be offered various events to meet and connect with colleagues. 

Additional information and conference registration is posted on the event page at: http://www.ncura.edu/annualmeeting/Registration.aspx

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Half a Century: 50 years of One Hundred Years of Solitude

Location: Rome Global Gateway

November 30 – December 2, 2017

 

Cien años de soledad (1967), by the Nobel laureate Gabriel García-Márquez, is the best-known Latin American novel of the twentieth-century. In recognition of the 50th anniversary of its publication, this symposium will convene its most engaging established and rising scholarly interpreters. This symposium will ask its participants for critical reflection, not homage. After 50 years, 35 translations, and 30 million copies, it is high time for a re-assessment of the cultural politics of this novel. Seeking formulations of and reflections on new questions about the historical, material and philosophical problems that the novel raises, the meeting will have the goal to set a new agenda for the continued study of Latin America’s most prominent novel, one that both reflects on the history of interpretations of the novel and contemplates how the novel can speak to us anew today. …

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