Monday,September 15 – Friday, October 3, 11:59 p.m.: The NOTA submissions period is now officially open! Submit your prose to NOTA.firstname.lastname@example.org (1500 word limit) and your poetry to NOTA.email@example.com.This is a great opportunity to have your written work published in this semester's NOTA!
Tuesday,September 16, 5:00 p.m., Davies Woodland Theater: Katja von Garnier's exuberant tour de force, Iron Jawed Angels, tells the amazing story of fierce young suffragettes fighting for a Constitutional amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote. Headlining the stellar cast are Hilary Swank (Alice Paul), and Frances O'Connor (Alice Burns) – real-life women who mobilized a defiant vanguard that gave Congress a run for its money. A formidable testament to the sacrifices and the blood shed for women's enfranchisement, Iron Jawed Angels may just embarrass people into actually going to the polls.
Tuesday,September 16, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Dakota Ballroom 340: There will be a Welcome Reception for Latino Heritage Month in Davies. It is free!Come for delicious food, fun games, and to create your own mural. Guest speaker, alumnus Catherine Emmanuelle, will begin her presentation at 6:00 p.m. She will speak about her path to, through, and beyond college as a successful Latina. Food will be available starting at 5:00 p.m. Students should be sure to sign in at the door.
Wednesday,September 17, 12:10-12:50 p.m., Old Library 1142 (CETL): Enjoy an afternoon break from class work and come listen to Dr. Carey Applegate speak on the subject of Exploring Rhetorics of 'The Good Teacher' Narrative in Public Discourse as part of the Forum fall 2014 series.
Thursday,September 18, 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., The Cabin: Come check out the first NOTA Open Read of the semester. Seize the opportunity to share some of your original work in front of an audience, hear fellow students' work, and listen to some live music. Adam Schneider will be featured. All are welcome, so bring a friend!
Wednesday,September 24-28, Davies Woodland Theater: The Eau Queer Film Festival will take place from September 24-28. Like their Facebook page to receive updates on what films will be shown (https://www.facebook.com/EQFilmFest).
Thursday,September 25, 12:00-1:00 p.m., Chancellors Room 311: There will be a student panel held in Chancellors, titled The Many Faces of Latin America. This is an opportunity to learn more about the Latin American culture by listening to a panel of UWEC Latino Students' experiences of Latino culture, identity, and perspective. The students will also be answering questions about being Latino at UWEC.
Thursday,September 25, 3:00-4:40 p.m., Centennial 1704: Elizabeth Redden, international issues journalist for Inside Higher Education, will be giving a talk "Trends in the Internalization of Higher Education." A reception will follow. More details may be found here: https://calendar.uwec.edu/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J7rKmz7LC68v0PnyTbGdpSBbp8aR1GvC5%2BaOMmnDc%2BqE0B8szYXnV7K
Thursday,September 25, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Little Niagara Room at Davies: There will be a Peace Corps information session for those interested in learning more about this organization and the opportunities available. Contact Janice McInerney (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions.
Friday,September 26, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Centennial 4308: Elizabeth Redden, international issues journalist for Inside Higher Education, will be offering an informal Q& A session for anyone interested.
Wednesday,September 24, 7:00 p.m., Eau Claire Room, L.E. Phillips Memorial Library: The local library will be hosting the event Banned Books: Read Out, where passages of banned or challenged books will be read by selected readers. If you follow L.E.Phillips Memorial Library on Facebook during Banned Books Week, September 21-27, you will be entered for a chance to win prizes.