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Events at GW Libraries

Upcoming events at GW Libraries. You may also want to look at our News & Events page for updates and activities.

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Missing Maps

Join the GWU Humanitarian Mapping Society, and the Missing Maps Project for a mapathon, helping to map areas where humanitarian organizations are trying to meet the needs of vulnerable populations. 

Each year, disasters around the world kill nearly 100,000 and affect or displace 200 million people. Many of the places where these disasters occur are literally 'missing' from any map and first responders lack the information to make valuable decisions regarding relief efforts. Missing Maps is an open, collaborative project who's goal is to map the most vulnerable places in the...

Date and Time:
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Public
Alcohol Skills Training Program

Alcohol Skills Training Program (ASTP) is a program designed to discuss GW's drinking culture and to foster a conversation with students about how to reduce their risks if they choose to consume alcohol. Contact prevention@gwu.edu with questions or for more information.

Date and Time:
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 218a
Event Format: Training
Event Type: By Invitation Only
Lecture

Indigenous scholar Audra Simpson will give a presentation on indigenous culture, politics and history. Audra Simpson is a professor of Anthropology at Columbia University. 

Date and Time:
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 702
Event Format: Lecture
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Lecture

Jared Sexton, American author and political commentator will give a lecture. He is a professor of writing and linguistics at Georgia Southern University.

Date and Time:
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 702
Event Format: Lecture
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

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