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Feb
12
2020

GLOBAL CAFÉ: Getting Funded for the Summer! Dinner & Conversation with Peter Civetta of the Office of Undergraduate Research

When: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Central

Where: 2010 Sheridan Road, Room 201, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Student

Cost: Free!

Contact: Linda Remaker   847.491.7980

Group: International Studies

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings, Global & Civic Engagement

Description:

Please join the International Studies Program for dinner and conversation with Peter Civetta, the director of the Office of Undergraduate Research in the Office of the Provost. He runs programs including the Undergraduate Research Grants (URG) and the Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition. He advises students on grant proposals, works to foster undergraduate research across the University, and helps to develop new initiatives.

He is also a Lecturer in the Cook Family Writing Program and a Lecturer for the American Studies Program, where he teaches on the intersection of performance and culture, particularly looking at the impact of religion, politics, and comedy. Before beginning this position, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, exploring the role and impact of religious beliefs on the 2008 presidential elections.

Dinner will be provided!

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