09-20-2023: WEEKLY SCENES AND SCREENS
The philosophy department is hosting a talk with Amy Berg, a professor at Oberlin College, called “On Being Bad at Things.” The talk is taking place in Humanities Building 117 Sept. 22 at 4 p.m.
Science and Technology Studies
The Program in Science and Technology Studies is hosting a performance by Jennifer Joy, a New York writer and performer. The event takes place in the Moody Center’s Lois Chiles Studio Theater Sept. 26 at 5:30 p.m. Registration is required.
The first Archi Market of the semester is being hosted Sept. 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. in collaboration with the Rice African Student Association at the Moody Center.
Our Heritage Month
On Sept. 29 at 5 p.m. Rice is hosting a poetry reading with Professor Tomás Morin and conversation with Professor José Aranda at the Sewall Hall Welcome Center.
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