GSA Upcoming Events

GSA Exam Stress Relief Game Night

Date: Wednesday, December 6th
Time: 5:00-7:00pm
Location: TGS Commons in Seabury Hall (2122 Sheridan Road, Evanston)

Stressed out about finals? Stop by TGS Commons and join your fellow graduate students for a stress-busting game night! Werewolves and Avalon will be provided. Feel free to bring your own game as well. Food, ice cream, and soft drinks will be provided. RSVP is very much appreciated! For more information, visit the event Facebook page. Please contact Boran with any questions.

Toy Gift Wrapping with GSA

Date: Wednesday, December 13th
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Location: Vineyard Christian Church of Evanston (2495 Howard Street, Evanston)
Transportation: Meet on campus at 5:30pm and ride to the event together! (Exact meet up location TBD)

Let’s make a difference this holiday season! Join GSA to wrap gifts for local children at the Vineyard Christian Church of Evanston. Volunteers will travel together and have dinner afterwards. Drivers are especially welcome! If you want to join us, please fill out this form ASAP! For more information, please contact Jiaqi or Uzma with questions.

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Campus Events and More

Indigenous Artists in Collaboration: A Conversation

Date: Wednesday, November 29th
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Location: Block Museum of Art (40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston)

Join the Block Museum for a conversation with four contemporary Native women artists exploring collaborative practices that unite artists, community and audience. The artists will be joined in conversation by Kelly Wisecup, Associate Professor, Department of English and Bethany Hughes (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma), co-founder of the Colloquium on Indigeneity and Native American Studies. The discussion will be preceded by a 4PM reception with the artists. Register here for the event.

Boxing with GWAN

Date: Saturday, December 2nd
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: TITLE Boxing Club (1029 Davis Street, Evanston)

Join Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) for some end-of-the-quarter stress relief and fitness fun with fellow graduate women! All levels are welcome, but the class will assume little to no boxing experience. Please RSVP no later than Thursday, November 30th.

Fall NuMilonga 2017

Date: Sunday, December 3rd
Time: 1:00-5:30pm
Location: Seabury Hall (2122 Sheridan Rd, Evanston)

Join NuTango at their upcoming Fall NuMilonga!This event includes a beginner lesson for those who want to learn Tango, and four hours of dancing. More information can be found on the event Facebook page.

Get Involved with GLAC

Date: Tuesday, December 5th
Time: 4:30-6:30pm
Location: TGS Commons in Abbott Hall (710 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago) or email GLAC for a videoconference link

Want to get involved and advocate on behalf of graduate students at Northwestern? Join the Graduate Leadership & Advocacy Council (GLAC)! GLAC is currently looking for graduate students to serve on their finance and survey committees. Find out more at their upcoming meeting next Tuesday or on their website.

Apply for Spring 2018 GEO Community Practicum

Want to use your grad school work to help a community organization? Apply for the Spring 2018 Graduate Engagement Opportunities Community Practicum by Monday, December 11. Graduate Engagement Opportunities (GEO) encourages grad students to connect theory and practice through a quarter-long internship with a community organization and a graduate seminar on engaged scholarship. Contact Rob Donahue for details.

Nomination for the Gender Equity in Action Award

Know someone who has contributed to advancing gender equity and inclusion at Northwestern? If so, nominate them for the “Gender Equity in Action” award. Please visit the award nominations website to complete the form. Deadline for submissions is Friday, December 15. Watch for information in the coming weeks about the awards dinner and celebration on Thursday, March 1.