Buff Bulletin Board

This site is a listing of notices, training/seminars, jobs, campus services and events. Buff Bulletin is a service of Campus Communications.

Be very afraid!

This course introduces the Gothic genre and modern descendants. We'll explore theories about how literature confronts the horrific or overwhelming. Influential works (The Castle of Otranto, Dracula) and a few popular films (28 Days Later, Rosemary's Baby) will help us see how monstrous figures can reveal anxieties present in the cultures that created them. ENGL 1220-001 & ENGL 1220-002 From Gothic to Horror * Paul Neimann * ENGL 1220-001: TTH, 8 to 9:15 a.m. and ENGL 1220-002, TTH, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.

Shakespeare up close and personal

Love, lust and jealousy; temptation and deception; honor and disgrace; courage and cowardice; revenge, mercy and redemption — these are only a few of the topics that Shakespeare dramatizes in his plays. Study Shakespeare this spring and find out why his plays continue to resonate with 21st century audiences over 400 years after they were first performed. ENGL 3000-100 Shakespeare for Nonmajors * Teresa Nugent * MW * 3 to 3:50 p.m.

Paid research study for mothers expecting their first child

Perinatal Emotion and Relationships Longitudinal Study (PEARLS)

Researchers in CU’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience are recruiting women who are currently pregnant with their first child to participate in a paid study of their experiences of pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period.

If interested, please contact Laura River, study coordinator by email or phone.

Email: pearlstudy@colorado.edu

Phone: 303-735-7547.

November 10, 2015 • Laura River, Study Coordinator • pearlstudy@colorado.edu

Embodied Judaism Symposium Freedom Seder: American Judaism and Social Justice

The Program in Jewish Studies, University Libraries and cosponsors are pleased to present the second biannual Embodied Judaism Symposium, Freedom Seder: American Judaism and Social Justice.

Embodied Judaism Symposium Freedom Seder: American Judaism and Social Justice Thursday, Nov. 12, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. British Studies Room in Norlin Library, CU-Boulder campus Free and open to the public. Space is limited. RSVPs required to CUJewishStudies@colorado.edu.


November 10, 2015 • Program in Jewish Studies, CU-Boulder • CUJewishStudies@colorado.edu

For the Health of It: As you are - Cultivating body positivity

Everywhere we go, every day, we are bombarded with messages about what our bodies' appearances and abilities should be, and how we should feel about our bodies if they don't live up to these standards. Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1 to 2 p.m. in UMC 416 for a discussion with local psychotherapist, educator and activist Carmen Cool around how we can challenge fat-phobia and other negative messaging and begin to practice self-love and cultivate our own senses of body positivity.

November 9, 2015 • Chloe Strascina-Dower • wrchealth@colorado.edu

Study Abroad in Bordeaux, France this summer

Spend two weeks in June this summer studying France-American relations in Bordeaux, France. This three-credit course is taught by CU History Professor (and Int'l Affairs Director) Tom Zeiler. Study in beautiful Bordeaux through lectures, guest speakers and excursions to various sites in and around Bordeaux. There are extra scholarships available for this program. Learn more at the upcoming meeting: Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the C4C room N215. (Photo by Tom Zeiler).

Global seminar interest meetings for London finance seminar and accounting in a global economy

Spend the summer in London studying finance and/or London and Amsterdam studying accounting and get CU credit. Join us on Monday, Nov. 16, 5 to 6 p.m. in KOBL 350 to learn more.

November 9, 2015 • Steven Rose • steven.rose@colorado.edu

Multi-cultural celebration and International Education Week information

Come enjoy food, music and friends on Monday, Nov. 16, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the multicultural celebration in the UMC Fountain area. Let’s celebrate CU’s diverse population from all over the world. Photo (from this year's contest!) by Blake Pedersen.

International Education Week: Film screening - 'Coming Out (as LGBT) around the World'

What is it like to have romantic attractions to the same gender in countries around the world? What is it like to identify as lesbian or gay in countries such as Egypt, Honduras, Kenya or Thailand? Join us for a screening of a ground-breaking documentary of people's experiences of sexual and gender diversity in various parts of the globe. Sponsored by the GLBTQ Resource Center in Honor of International Education Week.

Monday, Nov.16, 5 p.m. @ Humanities Room 1B90.

November 9, 2015 • Jiwon Baik • jiba0232@colorado.edu

CU-Boulder alum, Marine Corps major keynotes Veterans Day Ceremony

With over 400 combat flight hours, 141 combat sorties, and nine medals and decorations of honor for his service, this year’s Veterans Day Ceremony keynote speaker served our country for over 23 years in the Marine Corps. Join the campus and community to honor those who have served on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. for the Veterans Day Ceremony in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. We will be adding the names of two Coloradoans who died while serving this past year as well. The ceremony will be followed by a light reception.

Research participants for memory study: Compensation provided

Healthy participants between 18 – 22 years needed for a speech research study examining the role of working memory on speech motor functions. Compensation provided. Call 303-492-5829 or e-mail speechlab@colorado.edu for details. Ask for information about the MEMORY study.

November 9, 2015 • Katherine • speechlab@colorado.edu

Environmental Engineering Seminar Nov. 13

The Environmental Engineering Seminar Series is pleased to announce a presentation by Kartik Chandran, associate professor at Columbia University and 2015 MacArthur Fellowship “Genius Award” recipient.
Chandran will be speaking on his recognized work on the microbial N-cycle and its links to the water, energy and carbon cycles. The seminar will take place on Friday, Nov. 13, in the Engineering Center ECCR 1B40, noon to 1 p.m.
Check out this link for the abstract of his talk.

November 9, 2015 • Karl Linden • karl.linden@colorado.edu

Soul Food Sundays 5 p.m.

A time to reflect upon how God is at work in our lives and in the world while enjoying a free home-cooked meal. Casual, conversational, social justice minded, science embracing, Jesus-loving Christianity. Meets in the lounge at CU's Wesley Chapel.

Wesley Fellowship is a progressive Christian campus ministry that helps university students grow in faith, service, and love. Fully LGBTQI-friendly. "Stretch your mind, feed your soul!" 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

November 7, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

School day-off workshop at the CU Museum of Natural History

Drop your kids off on campus for the BVSD in-service day on Nov. 11. Our topic is: Survivor! Find out what it takes to be a survivor in the Colorado wild as winter expands its grip and begins its cold creep across the land. We'll study specimens to uncover the mysterious ways plants and animals survive harsh winters - run away, hide, or grow thick fur and face it head on. Preregistration and payment required. $60 per participant. 10 percent discount for children of CU faculty/staff/students. 303-492-1666.

November 6, 2015 • Museum Education Staff • museumed@colorado.edu

Diwali 2015

Join Indian Student Association (ISA) on Saturday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m to 11:30p.m. in Glenn Miller Ballroom, UMC to celebrate one of the biggest cultural events of the year at CU-Boulder, Diwali 2015. Diwali - the festival of lights is celebrated with great enthusiasm and grandeur at CU-Boulder. This year, it is going to be bigger, better and louder. Taste amazing Indian delicacies, and groove to Bollywood numbers by DJ Aashish B.
Free Entry
Free Food

November 6, 2015 • Harish Kumar Gadde • harish.gadde@colorado.edu

For the Health of It: 'Health Disparities Among Latin@ Immigrants'

Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2 to 3 p.m. in UMC 382 for a discussion on health access and outcomes with Dr. Fernando Riosmena from the Institute of Behavioral Science. Dr. Riosmena is a leading researcher on the deterioration of immigrant health with time spent in the U.S. and will discuss the socioeconomic disadvantages, discrimination and legal complications that contribute to health disparities for Latina/o immigrants.

November 5, 2015 • Chloe Strascina-Dower • wrchealth@colorado.edu

Peace Corps info. session Nov 16

Join your Peace Corps representative, David Boggs, as he talks about his service and experience in the Peace Corps. We'll also talk about the work sectors, how to prepare, what to expect and the variety of benefits you receive as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Followed by a question and answer time.

Date: Monday, Nov. 16, 5 to 6 p.m., Humanities 250.

Parascript LLC at CU

The Russian program at CU invites you to an exciting event inside our “Famous ColoRussians” series. Top managers of Parascript LLC, the leading developer of intelligent document recognition solutions programs in the U.S. and worldwide, will come to an informal meeting with students and faculty. This event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 5, in HUMN 1B90 from 7 7 to 8 p.m. with reception to follow.

Sugar Free Feminism: Honoring myths and Native American Thanksgiving

Come join the Women's Resource Center on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Hellems 177, with Penelope Kelsey, associate professor of English, in honoring the narratives and traditions of Native Americans around Thanksgiving.

November 5, 2015 • Diana Rodriguez • wrcprograms@colorado.edu

Blue Book Free Cafe Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

A new space for students and faculty to relax, study and hang-out.

Free coffee, tea and cocoa. Free wifi. Comfy chairs & couches.

In the Lounge at CU's Wesley Student Center, the blue A-frame building at 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

November 5, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Entrepreneurship and empowerment in South Africa: Interest meeting: Nov. 5

Want to spend your summer in South Africa gaining hands on experience as a consultant? Earn six credits in six weeks while helping emerging entrepreneurs in the townships surrounding Cape Town. Students form consulting teams with local South African students to develop deliverables for clients. Make a difference and enhance your resume. Program directed by Erick Mueller, Leeds School of Business. Open to all majors. Come learn more: Nov. 5, 5 to 6 p.m. at KOBL 235. (Photo by John Snedegar).

Brazilian Week at CU

Exciting events everyday. Nov. 9-13 Free and open to the public

Monday: "Contemporary Views of the Amazon"* and Music Workshop Tuesday: Capoeira Class and Socio-Environmental Dynamics in Brazil: Students' Conference* Wednesday: Forró dance class, lecture on Brazil's economy today, and Feijoada (Brazilian black beans stew) for dinner Thursday: Carioca funk dance class and Music party Friday: Samba dance class, Poetry reading**, and Samba party. *In Portuguese **In Portuguese and English

November 4, 2015 • Tania Martuscelli • tania.martuscelli@colorado.edu

Study abroad in Bordeaux, France this summer

Spend two weeks in June this summer studying France-American relations in Bordeaux, France.  This three-credit course is taught by CU History Professor (and Int'l Affairs Director) Tom Zeiler. Study in beautiful Bordeaux through lectures, guest speakers and excursions to various sites in and around Bordeaux. There are extra scholarships available for this program. Learn more at the upcoming meeting: Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 5:30 p.m. in the C4C room N215. (Photo by Tom Zeiler).

'Black LGBT Pentecostals creating a church home' Nov. 17

This talk will examine one response to this painful situation. The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries practices "radical inclusivity," yet still faces challenges to the concepts of tradition and inclusivity. Ellen Lewin will discuss some of the contradictions such as the insistence that their churches are neither gay nor black and some practices that offer compelling critique to the usual LGBT politics. Sponsored by GLBTQ Resource Center, Center for Unity and Engagement and Women and Gender Studies.

Nov. 17, C4C 350, 4 to 5:30 p.m.

November 4, 2015 • Jiwon Baik • jiba0232@colorado.edu

CU GSA annual Drag Show

The annual CU Drag Show is near. Bring your friend along with you to CU Rec Center Lower Gym Area on Nov. 14. This event has an amazing performance that all students can enjoy. TICKETS ARE FREE at the entrance. Please come and enjoy our spectacular CU Drag Show.