Tuesday, Nov. 29
5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents "Customizing an Electorate: A Theory of Cultural Campaigning," by David C. Leege, professor emeritus of political science at the University of Notre Dame and guest professor of political science at the University of Arizona. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, contact Ann Kasprzyk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, Nov. 30
12:10 p.m. to 1 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents as part of its Brown Bag Series "A Critical Introduction to the Compendium of Catholic Social Doctrine," by Rev. Paul Sullins. George Garvey, vice provost and dean for graduate studies, will respond. Lunch provided. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, contact Ann Kasprzyk at email@example.com.
3:30 p.m., the Department of Psychology and the Life Cycle Institute present "Getting Involved in Public Policy! Advocating Through the Legislative Process," by Annie Toro, J.D. Life Cycle Institute, Room 102. For more information, contact Giorgianna Achilles, assistant professor of psychology, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
5:30 p.m., the Department of History presents “A Barely Remembered Earthquake: Hobbes, Spinoza and the Intellectual Landscape of Western Modernity,” by Jerry Z. Muller, professor of history. Richard Velkley, professor of philosophy, will respond. Co-sponsored by the Graduate Student Association. Refreshments will be served at 5:15 p.m. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 321. For more information, contact Ramon Sola at email@example.com.
Thursday, Dec. 1
5:15 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "O Altitudo: Some Problems in Augustine and Julian of Eclanum About Justice and Mercy: Making Philosophical Sense of Some Pauline Ideas," by University of Toronto and Istituto Patristico Augustinianum Professor John Rist. Co-sponsored by the Graduate Student Association. Light refreshments to follow. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5795.
Friday, Dec. 2
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents as part of its annual fall lecture series "Aesthetics and Ethics: Some Common Problems of Foundationalism," by University of Toronto and Istituto Patristico Augustinianum Professor John Rist. Life Cycle Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.
5:15 p.m., CUA holds the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The event features carols, readings, prayers and a reflection by Very Rev. David M. O'Connell, C.M. Refreshments will be served. McMahon Circle. For more information, call 202-319-5600.
7:30 p.m., The Catholic University of America and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception present the annual Christmas Concert for Charity, featuring the Choir of the National Shrine and the CUA University Chorus and Symphony Orchestra. Admission is free, but a collection will be taken to support SOAR (Save Our Aging Religious), a nonprofit agency dedicated to securing the future for elderly members of Catholic religious congregations in the United States. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Great Upper Church. For more information, call 202-319-5600.