Upcoming HSS Events
Upcoming HSS Events
HSS Student Newsletter
October 2018

Upcoming Events

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The 5 Ws


Introduction by: Dale Edwards, Professor and Coordinator of Journalism & Media Studies

Moderated by: Colleen Allison '13, Fox 31 Denver

  • Matt Lubich ’86, Johnstown Breez
  • Misty Montano, 9NEWS 
  • Shawn Montano, Assistant Professor of Journalism & Media Studies
  • Nate Miller ’04, Greeley Tribune
  • Ben Warwick ’13, CBS Denver


Fact or Fake? This panel discussion on fake news will feature journalism experts and is sponsored by Alumni Relations and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.


Tuesday, October 9, 2018
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.


UNC's University Center 
Columbine A


This panel will answer questions including:
  • how can we spot fake news?
  • how do we trust the media?
  • what does "fake news" do in today's political and social climate?
The event will begin with opportunity to network with fellow students, UNC faculty and staff, and the panelists. Don't miss the opportunity to make new professional connections! Did we mention there will be cookies?

Stoic Week Begins Today

Stoic Week is an annual event hosted by the folks at ModernStoicism.com (enrollment in the online course/discussion community is free). The official dates of Stoic Week 2018 are 10/1-10/7. During the week, participants receive daily Stoic meditation exercises and can engage in online discuss with other practicing stoics from around the world.
This year the UNC Philosophy Club will be participating and are hosting some campus events to facilitate face-to-face discussion and reflection on Stoic practices. View the Stoic Week flyer.
  • Monday 10/1: Group viewing/discussion of the official introductory webinar for Stoic Week — McKee Hall 338, 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday 10/2: Guest lecture/discussion by Evan Oakley (Chair of English Department at Aims Community College, recently featured on the Modern Stoicism blog) — Ross Hall 1040, 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday 10/9: Group reflection on lessons learned from the week, led by Nancy Matchett (Chair of Philosophy at UNC) — Ross Hall 1040, 6:30 p.m.
All events are free and open to all majors!

HSS Interdisciplinary Seminar Series kicks off with lecture on New Mexico Chicana/o movement

Learn about the Chicano/a movement in New Mexico from Dr. Dennis Aguirre, Assistant Professor of Mexican American Studies, with the seminar, "Constructing Chicana/o Leadership in New Mexico: Las Corras Negras (The Black Berets), 1969-1974." View the event flyer.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Candelaria Hall Rm 2055
The HSS Interdisciplinary Seminar Series includes monthly talks that feature the latest scholarship in Humanities and Social Sciences. Speakers include UNC faculty from across campus as well as scholars from universities around the country. These seminars foster collegiality, intellectual exchange, and encourage creativity and scholarly achievement. Undergraduate and Graduate students are encouraged to attend. The intent of the Interdisciplinary Seminar Series is the promotion of the vibrant intellectual culture at UNC exemplified by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Dean's Open Office Hours
Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Candelaria Hall Rm 0215

Stoic Week
Monday, October 1, 2018
6:00 - 8:30 p.m. 

McKee Hall Rm 338
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. 
Ross Hall Rm 1040
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. 
Ross Hall Rm 1040
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 & Thursday, October 4, 2018
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. 
Michener Rm L0110 (Lindou Auditorium)

Friday, October 5, 2018
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

UC Columbine A
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 
6:00 p.m.

UC Longs Peak Ballroom

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