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Originally released 35 years ago, on November 30th, 1982, Michael Jackson’s Thriller became the best-selling album of all time. In this talk, Dr. Tristan Cabello, director of American Studies, will offer a cultural reading of Thriller’s music, dance and videos. More than just a commercial success, Thriller embodied major artistic and cultural shifts in American pop music, still relevant today. …more

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Host: University Library

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Free and open to the public. First come, first seated.
6:00 pm Light Refreshments; 6:30 pm Program
On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the cathedral door in Wittenberg, sparking the Protestant Reformation. In light of that anniversary, the AU community will be embarking on a nine-week reflection on the significance of that event for our world. This SOC portion of …more

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Host: School of Communication

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Scholarly communication and the open access movement has come a long way in its acceptance in the academic environment. However, the economic models of open access have not been as open and free as anticipated, and this is because publishing models are still rooted in traditional power structures. What can libraries do to subvert these imbalances? 
Charlotte Roh is the Scholarly Communications …more

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Host: University Library

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The Exploring Social Justice Series, a program cosponsored by the American University Library, the Center for Diversity & Inclusion, and the Kay Spiritual Life Center, brings to campus exemplary leaders from diverse backgrounds who have advocated for various human rights and social justice issues.
All events are free and open to the public. 

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Host: University Library

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How have Americans historically understood the battle for good public health and good sex education, in particular? Why have public health initiatives targeted, or not targeted, specific communities? Drawing on her research into the history of the United States Public Health Service and its public education campaigns, Alexandra Lord will explore the intersections between the battle for the …more

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Host: University Library

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