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December events: restorative justice, trivia, gingerbread construction, and more

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Winter break is right around the corner. This month, you can join the fun off-campus or take part in the talks and lectures on campus.

Open Classroom: Repairing a Divided America

This semester’s Open Classroom series wraps up this month. Repairing a Divided America examines hate crimes, anti-Semitism, and anti-Asian discrimination, focusing on addressing discrimination and reconciliation. Join the last two classes on Wednesdays, Dec. 1 and 8, at 6 p.m. EST.

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Asia America and the World

Join this semester’s final installment of the university-wide speaker series, Asia America and the World. Hear from Dr. Mae Ngai, who will be giving the talk “The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics.” The lecture will be held Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 4 p.m. EST. Registration is required.
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Reparations and restorative justice

Margaret Burnham, university distinguished professor of law and director of Northeastern’s renowned Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, will be in conversation with Menachem Kaiser, author of PlunderA Memoir of Family Property and Nazi Treasure, a memoir about his family’s efforts to recover property left behind in Poland after the Holocaust. They pose the question: “Are there lessons for America to be learned from the German reparations that Holocaust survivors received?” Join the conversation Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m. EST. 
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Calling all poets

The Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service will be hosting a Blackout Poetry Night in 201 Ell Hall. Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m. EST.

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Quantum materials: your questions answered

What are quantum materials, you ask? Learn from Northeastern physicists researching ways to understand quantum materials and their potential benefits. Join the event virtually on Wednesday, Dec. 8, at 12 p.m. EST.

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Senior trivia night at Trident

Gather your team and enjoy a night of trivia. Join the fun at Trident Booksellers & Cafe on Wednesday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. EST.

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Gingerbread construction contest

Think you can build the best gingerbread house? Join Northeastern Dining on Thursday, Dec. 9, at 1 p.m. EST.

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