The Week Ahead (November 12-18)

What’s happening on campus this week? Learn about some of the many fun and educational events held near you!

Annual Intergenerational Storytelling Event

Wednesday, November 14 from 5:00- 7:00 PM, Lake Room in Norris

One Book One Northwestern has partnered with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), a program of peer learning for older adults in the Evanston and Chicago area, to hold an intergenerational storytelling event. Wednesday night, four students and four members of OLLI will be chosen to tell a true short story. To sign up for a chance to be chosen, complete the Annual Intergenerational Storytelling Event google form.

Housing Fair in Norris

Thursday, November 15 from 2:30- 4:30 PM, Louis Room in Norris

Looking for a place to live next year? Come to the housing fair at Norris to meet with landlords about available properties. Additionally, this is an opportunity to learn about both the rights and responsibilities of students living off-campus, and to receive helpful resources from Northwestern and Evanston representatives. To learn more, visit the Off-Campus Life webpage.

Artist Talk at Dittmar

Thursday, November 15 from 5:30- 7:00 PM, Dittmar Gallery

Meet Chris Kienke, the artist behind Dittmar’s most recent exhibit, “You Promised Me Poems.” His work addresses how the media affects our view of representation, citizenship, and sexuality. For more information, visit the Dittmar Gallery webpage or visit Chris Kienke’s website to see more of his work.

Sand Creek Massacre Commemoration

Saturday, November 17 from 11:00 AM- 1:30 PM, Louis Room in Norris

As part of National Native American Heritage Month, Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) will host the 5th annual Sand Creek Massacre Commemoration. Guests will include descendants of Sand Creek Massacre survivors. All are welcome to attend this educational event featuring a meal, a brief video, and a bonfire out on the lakefill. For more information, check out the MSA website.

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