Fall 2022 Seminars and Events

(CAS departments and related )

Department Open Houses

Departments provide opportunities each semester for socializing, asking questions, meeting faculty, and information sessions for both majors and non-majors. All seminars and lectures are free and open to all students. Masks are required. Details on the college advising page.

Career Service Events for Students

Professional Development Session III
November 16, 4 – 6 PM
UC- Shelby Room
Students can register for all events on Handshake or Tiger Zone! Additional Event Information can be found on the Career Services Event Page. Students may also take advantage of Drop-In Hours / Open Advising every Thursday from 10 AM to 2 PM.

NEDtalks: UofM Faculty & Instructor Research Forum 2022

NEDtalks will be held Wednesday, November 9, and Thursday, November 10, 2022, 3-5 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Commons (Ned McWherter). UofM faculty and instructors from multiple disciplines will share their recent research in engaging and entertaining 15-minute presentations. View the full list of presentations and speakers. Refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to all and is sponsored by the University Libraries.  CAS presenters include: Drs. Dipankar Dasgupta, Elena Delavega, Paula Hayes, Deranda Lester, Scott Marler, Will Thompson and Leah Windsor.

Benjamin Hooks Institute for Social Change

The Benjamin Hooks Institute for Social Change presents several events throughout the semester. Visit their event page for more information. 

Biological Sciences

Fall 2022 seminars will be from 4-5 pm CST In Person (100 Ellington); virtual seminars will be noted. View full details


Our weekly Departmental Seminar series occurs every Friday afternoon (excluding holidays, cancellations, etc.) . At 1:30 PM is refreshments and at 2:00 PM, the Seminar begins and typically lasts 50 minutes + 5-10 minutes of Q&A. The meetings are held in Smith Chemistry Room 102. Please contact Dr. Charles Garner, Seminar Coordinator, for requests for accommodations, general information, or if you would like to present in our seminar series. Visit the department website.

Earth Sciences Colloquium

The Department of Earth Sciences schedules a colloquium each fall and spring semester. These colloquia generally occur on Fridays from 1-2 p.m. traditionally in 119 Johnson Hall (there will be a mixture of in-person and zoom). Contact Dr. Randel Cox for more information. 


Visit the Department of English Events page for upcoming events. Website


Visit the Department of History Facebook for up to date information on events and on their website at History Happenings.

Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities

Fall 2022 Evening Lecture Series: Check the details of each event for format and location. All events, as always, are free and open to the public. Visit the MOCH website for full details.


The department will offer all Colloquium through Zoom unless otherwisse noted. Visit the department website for a full list and details.

Physics and Materials Science

During the fall and spring semesters, the Department of Physics and Materials Science is pleased to present weekly seminars. The seminars will be held in person in Manning 201 on Friday afternoons from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.  For further details, please contact Dr. Francisco Muller Sanchez or Dr. Shawn Pollard. Full list of seminars

Division of Research and Innovation

Learn about the University of Memphis' Division of Research and Innovation Calendar of Events for September 2022. Details

World Languages and Literatures

Italian Conversation Table
Fridays, 12:30 PM / FedEx Institute of Technology / Coffee Shop
Practice Italian with professors and various Italian guests.

Onigiri Rice Ball Event, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 5 PM, International Center Room 115, Presented by JOI coordinator Maika Yamaoka and the Students of the Japanese Program and co-hosted by the Honors College.

NALCAP Program in Spain Info session on Zoom
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Zoom Link
Meeting ID: 849 0826 8664
Passcode: 782935

The North American Language and Culture Assistants Program (NALCAP) is an educational outreach initiative of the Spanish Ministry of Education through the Education Office of the Embassy of Spain. NALCAP offers recipients grants to American and Canadian college students and graduates, majoring in any subject, who are native speakers of English and have a basic knowledge of Spanish. They must be American or Canadian citizens and aged 18-60. Once in Spain, they will partner with elementary schools, secondary schools, and official language schools to provide backing to language programs as teaching assistants (TAs) under the supervision and guidance of teachers of English as a World/Foreign Language.

There is no cost or fee to submit applications. For general information about the program, please contact norteamericanos@educacion.gob.es or visit their website