Monday, Nov. 7
12:10 p.m., the Department of Biology presents as part of its fall graduate seminar series “Deconstructing Notch: The Double Life of a Developmental Regulator,” by Dr. Edward Giniger of the Axon Guidance and Neural Connectivity Unit of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health. McCort-Ward Hall, Room 215. For more information, contact Ann Corsi at 202-319-5274 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
4:45 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies Students' Association hosts Vespers, followed by a potluck dinner and presentation of papers. Vespers will take place at 4:45 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel. Paper presentations will begin at 5:30 p.m. in Caldwell Hall's Monsignor Stephen Happel Room. Featured papers can be viewed at http://strssa.cua.edu. R.s.v.p. is required, and potluck dinner donations are welcomed. To R.s.v.p., contact Donna Moga at email@example.com.
5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents as part of its fall lecture series "Distillations," by architect John Ronan. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5188.
Tuesday, Nov. 8
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Université de Paris Professor Dan Ferrand-Bechmann and CUA Adjunct Professor Ahmad Iravani will speak at a symposium on cultural tolerance. William Barbieri, associate professor of theology and religious studies, Rev. George McLean, O.M.I., professor emeritus of philosophy, and Bronislaw Misztal, professor of sociology, will lead a panel discussion to follow. The event is co-sponsored by the schools of arts and sciences, law and social work, and others. Caldwell Auditorium. For more information, contact Father McLean at 202-319-6089 or 202-319-5910.
6 p.m., the Department of English, the School of Arts and Sciences and the Irish Studies Program present Fall Poetry Reading, featuring Irish poet and Vassar College Professor of English Eamon Grennan. Reception and book signing to follow. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room A. For more information, call 202-319-5488.
Wednesday, Nov. 9
3:30 p.m., the Department of Psychology presents "Disasters, Terrorism and Mental Health: An Overview," by Dr. Stacey Kaltman of the Georgetown University School of Medicine. Reception to follow. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, contact Judith Falk at 202-319-5750 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
5:10 p.m., the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies presents as part of its fall lecture series "A Palm Sunday Procession in the Byzantine Tradition? A Look at the Constantinopolitan Evidence," by Rev. Mark Morozowich, assistant professor of theology and religious studies. Co-sponsored by the Graduate Student Association. Light reception to follow. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5794.
Friday, Nov. 11
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents as part of its annual fall lecture series "Natural Law as Fact, as Theory and as Sign of Contradiction," by University of Texas at Austin Professor J. Budziszewski. Life Cycle Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.
8 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the Composition Department Recital. Admission is free. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.
Saturday, Nov. 12
7 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a faculty concert featuring composer and violinist Helmut Braunlich, professor emeritus. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5414.
Sunday, Nov. 13
Undergraduate admissions Open House. For more information, contact Christine Mica at email@example.com.
1 p.m. to 2 p.m., the Columbus School of Law's Interdisciplinary Program in Law and Religion co-sponsors "40 Years Since Nostra Aetate: A Reaffirmation Ceremony," with Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, archbishop of Washington, and Rabbi Jonathan Schnitzer, president of the Washington Board of Rabbis. R.s.v.p. is required, and space is limited. Pope John Paul II Cultural Center, 3900 Harewood Road, NE. To R.s.v.p., contact Barbara Burke at firstname.lastname@example.org.