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Northwestern Fulbright Week: Opening Reception and Keynote

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When: Tuesday, April 11, 2023
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Central

Where: 1800 Sherman Avenue, Suite 3-000, Buffett Events Space, Evanston, IL 60201 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Samantha Nissen  

Group: Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Category: Global & Civic Engagement


Northwestern students, faculty, staff, visitors and alumni who are past, present and prospective Fulbright grantees are invited to a reception celebrating our Fulbright community and the power of cultural exchange. This event kicks off Northwestern’s Fulbright Week.

We are thrilled to have as our keynote speaker Dr. D. Soyini Madison, Professor Emeritus of Performance Studies and Anthropology at Northwestern University, who lived and worked in Ghana as a Senior Fulbright Scholar conducting field research for her book Acts of Activism: Human Rights and Radical Performance.

The reception’s opening remarks will be provided by Dr. Annelise Riles, Executive Director of the Northwestern Roberta Buffett Institute for Global Affairs and Associate Provost for Global Affairs at Northwestern University.

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