Category Humanities

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URCAD: Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day

Interdisciplinary
Wednesday, April 22
URCAD: Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day
Multiple locations

The campus celebrates the 19th Annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day on Wednesday, April 22, with a variety of presentations, performances and other events. (Click heading for full description.)

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V-E Day 70th Anniversary Concert

MLLI
Friday, April 24 | 6:30-8 p.m.
V-E Day 70th Anniversary Concert
ITE Building Room 104

Victory in Europe Day—known as V-E Day—commemorates May 8, 1945, the date when the World War II Allies (including the United States, Britain, France, and the Soviet Union) formally accepted the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany. The UMBC Russian Club with support of the Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication and the American Association of Russian Language, Culture, and Education (AARCE) is presenting a 70th anniversary concert for V-E day with music, song, and dance. (Click heading for full description.)

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Kevin “KAL” Kallaugher: “Where to Draw the Line: Cartooning in the Shadow of Charlie”

Interdisciplinary
Kevin “KAL” Kallaugher: “Where to Draw the Line: Cartooning in the Shadow of Charlie”
Tuesday, May 5 | 4:00 p.m.
104 ITE Building

In celebration of his ten years as artist-in-residence at the Imaging Research Center, the celebrated political cartoonist Kevin “KAL” Kallaugher presents a lecture, “Where to Draw the Line: Cartooning in the Shadow of Charlie.” A reception will follow at 5:00 p.m. in the Imaging Research Center, 108 ITE Building.

Devin Hagerty

India, Pakistan, and Nuclear Weapons: Deterrence Stability in South Asia

Humanities/Social Sciences Forum
Thursday, May 7 | 4:00 p.m.
Lipitz Lecture
Devin Hagerty, Professor of Political Science and Director, Global Studies, UMBC
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Recent events suggest that South Asia may be trending toward yet another nuclear-tinged Indo-Pakistani crisis. Meaningful dialogue between Pakistan and India has stalled, the disputed territory of Kashmir has seen regular exchanges of fire across the Line of Control (LOC), and Indian strategic elites worry about the possibility of another Mumbai-style terrorist attack. This talk assesses the robustness of Indo-Pakistani deterrence stability and analyzes the likelihood that another mass-casualty attack on Indian soil, carried out by terrorists sponsored by elements of the Pakistani state, would escalate to conventional – and perhaps nuclear – war between Pakistan and India. (Click heading for full description.)

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