Thursday, April 30, 2015

Reminder: Kiksuya Skating Party Saturday Night

A friendly reminder that the NKU's Kiksuya Student Organization is holding their annual fundraising event this Saturday evening, May 2nd in Erlanger, KY.

When: Saturday, May 2nd
Where: Jimmie's Roller Dome in Erlanger, KY
Time: 11 pm - 1 am
Cost: $8 per person (includes skate rental)

*The event is open to the public so bring your friends & family!

All proceeds will go to supporting the students and volunteers who help repair homes on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation this spring.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Philosophers' Cafe Topic: Nothing!

Zero and infinity. Dangerous ideas? Some thought so. We'll have a great discussion. You can count on it.

Philosophers' Cafe
April 23 from 3:00-4:30
GH 316

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Robert Lilly's Upcoming BBC Broadcasts

Listen to Dr. Lilly speak about sexual assaults in Germany during WWII on the BBC.

The talks will be held on both the BBC Radio 4 and the BBC World Service on the following dates:

BBC Radio 4 (40 min)
First TX:  9:02 pm GMT - Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
Repeat:  5:02 pm GMT - Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

BBC World Service (60 min)
First TX:  6:00 pm GMT - Saturday, May 2nd, 2015
Last TX:  11:00 am GMT - Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Monday, April 13, 2015

Recap of the 1st Annual HSS Collaborative Showcase

The first HSS (Humanities & Social Sciences) Collaborative Showcase was held this past Thursday, April 9th in the Steely Library.

The HSS Showcase included faculty and staff, currently working in the Humanities and Social Sciences disciplines, sharing research, ideas, and creativity with colleagues.

Featured Speakers this year included:

John Alberti (English) "The New Girl (and New Boy) in the New Economy: Genres of Gender in the Post Recession Period"

Michael Bush (Political Science, Criminal Justice, and Organizational Leadership) "Team Based Learning"

Kristin Hornsby (Honors) "Heirloom"

*Stay tuned for next year's showcase information!

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

International Coffee Hour and Open House at the Museum of Anthropology

 *Get to know some of NKUs international students in the Museum of Anthropology for an International Coffee Hour and Open House on Monday, April 13th.*

This event is a continuation of the campus Celebration of Research and Creativity week's activities and will occur in the Museum of Anthropology in Landrum 200.

All students are welcome and will be given the chance to speak with faculty and staff of the NKU Anthropology Department.  Extra credit opportunities may be available for those who attend (see your professor)!

When: Monday, April 13, 2015
Where: Museum of Anthropology (Landrum 200)
Time: 2:00 pm -- 4:30 pm
Cost: free

*Light refreshments and coffee will be served

**Event hosted by the Museum of Anthropology and the Office of International Students & Scholars

Contact Dr. Judy Voelker for more details ---

Monday, April 6, 2015

Kiksuya 2015 Fundraiser: Skating Party

Join NKUs Kiksuya Student Organization to help raise funds for their tenth annual group of volunteers, repair homes on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation this spring.

Dig those old roller skates out of your closet and head on over to the rink to support the students!

When:  Saturday, April 12, 2015
Where: Jimmie's Roller Dome in Erlanger, KY (15 Main St.)
Time:  5 pm - 7 pm
Cost:  $8.00/person - includes skates rental

This event is open to the public so we encourage you to bring your family & friends to share in the fun and to support this great organization!

Thank You in Advance!

*For any additional questions/concerns please contact Dr. Nicole Grant at:

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

2015 Tournées Festival of New French Films on Campus

The annual Tournées Festival will be held at NKU featuring new French films on campus every Thursday beginning April 2 thru May 7; a series of six films over six weeks.

The Tournées is a program sponsored by the French American Cultural Exchange that provides grant money to colleges and universities to host film festivals showcasing some of the best of recent French cinema.

"On My Way"

When: Every Thursday beginning April 2 thru May 7 (an additional film will be shown Friday, April 10th as well)
Where: Griffin Hall Digitorium
Time(s): 3:30 pm and 7:00 pm
Cost: Free to students and those with an NKU ID and $5 for general public
--tickets are available at the door or reserved in advance by contacting John Alberti - 859-572-5578 or
Parking: Parking is available either with NKU parking pass or for $3 in the Kenton Dr. Garage

For more information please visit the following link:

*This annual event is hosted by the Northern Kentucky University Department of English, World Languages and Literatures, and the Cinema Studies Program