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10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Office of Housing and Residential Services presents its second annual Off-Campus Housing Fair for CUA students. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room. For more information, contact Vera Covington, coordinator of assignments and marketing, at 202-319-6630 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, April 19
12:10 p.m. to 1 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents as part of its Brown Bag Lecture Series "E-Mail: Best Practices and Helpful Tips," by Leslie Knoblauch, assistant records manager of the American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, contact Ann Kasprzyk at email@example.com.
5:15 p.m., the Department of English presents a poetry reading by award-winning poets Stanley Plumly and Carolyne Wright. Reception and book signing to follow. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, call 202-319-5488.
5:30 p.m., the Department of History presents "The Business of Conversion: Jesuit Evangelizing in Late Ming and Early Qing China," by Princeton University Professor Liam Brockey. Co-sponsored by the Oliveira Lima Library, the Graduate Student Association and the Association of History Graduate Students. Refreshments to be served at 5:15 p.m. Pryzbyla Center, Room 351. For more information, call 202-319-5484.
Thursday, April 20
4:30 p.m., the CUA German Club presents "Brecht and the Bible: A Look at Mother Courage," by Rev. G. Ronald Murphy, S.J., Georgetown University professor of German. McMahon Hall, Room 202. Reception with the speaker to be held at 4 p.m. in McMahon Hall, Room 208. For more information, contact Kerstin Gaddy, assistant professor of modern languages and literatures, at 202-319-6532 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
4:30 p.m., the Columbus School of Law presents as part of its Lecture Series in Law and Literature "Stories Can Punish: Treason and the National Imagination in the Trial of Aaron Burr," by Columbia University Law School Professor Robert E. Ferguson. Co-sponsored by the Center for Law, Philosophy and Culture and the School of Arts and Sciences. Columbus School of Law, Walter A. Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, call 202-319-6081.
6:30 p.m., the University Honors Program and the Office of Admissions present the annual Honors Evening, held for prospective students invited into the honors program beginning fall 2006. Dinner included. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, contact Christine Mica, director of admissions, at email@example.com.
7 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies Students' Association presents the 2006 Roland Murphy Lecture for Biblical Studies, "The Paul Who Wants to Die: A Close Reading of 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:10," by Rev. Jan Lambrecht, S.J. Co-sponsored by the Graduate Student Association. Caldwell Hall, Room 100. For more information, contact Patrick Kennedy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7:30 p.m., the Office of Campus Ministry presents "Behind the Swoosh: Sweatshops and Social Justice," a lecture on Nike labor practices presented by the co-founders of Educating for Justice, Inc. Co-sponsored by the American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives, the Center for American Catholic Studies, Catholic Peacebuilding, CoRAL, Amnesty International and Pax Christi. Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium. For more information, contact Lauren Heckman, associate campus minister for women's issues and social justice, at 202-319-5575.
Friday, April 21
9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., the undergraduate admissions office hosts Odyssey Day for admitted undergraduate students and their guests. The day includes academic discussions, entertainment and fellowship throughout campus. For more information and to view the schedule of events, visit http://admissions.cua.edu/undergrad/visiting/odyssey.html or contact Christine Mica, director of admissions, at email@example.com.
2:10 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents as part of its Graduate Student Spring Lecture Series "Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Outlawed Philosopher," by Jaako Hintikka of Boston University. Co-sponsored by the Graduate Student Association. Life Cycle Auditorium. For more information, contact the School of Philosophy, Office of the Dean, at 202-319-5259.
7 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents Instrumental Ensembles. Ward Recital Hall. For more information call 202-319-5414.
Saturday, April 22
The faculty recital by CUA organist Edward Alan Moore, originally scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Franciscan Monastery, has been postponed and will be rescheduled in the fall.
Sunday, April 23
5 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the CUA Women's Chorus. St. Vincent's Chapel. For more information, call 202-319-5414.
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12:10 p.m. to 1 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents as part of its Brown Bag Lecture Series "Morale in the Priesthood Today," by Rev. Steven Rosetti, president of St. Luke Institute. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, contact Ann Kasprzyk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, April 25
7 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a Town and Gown Singers concert. Pope John Paul II Cultural Center, 3900 Harewood Rd., N.E. For more information, call 202-319-5414.
7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music Opera Workshop presents "Mozartmania," featuring scenes from The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni and an updated version of The Impresario. Directed by Elaine Walter. Free admission. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5414.
Wednesday, April 26
4 p.m., the School of Arts and Sciences presents "Accommodating New Challenges: The U.N. and its Role in Making the 21st Century an Era of Peace and Progress,” by Aleksander Kwaśniewski, former president of Poland and the Distinguished Scholar in the Practice of Global Leadership at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5128.
6 p.m., the Oliveira Lima Library presents with the University of Maryland "Showgirls, Courtesans and Leading Ladies: Negotiating 'Respectability' on the Brazilian Stage, 1880-1910," by James Green of Brown University. John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library, Oliveira Lima Library (Room 22). For more information, contact Lindsey Vander Wielen at email@example.com.
Thursday, April 27, to Sunday, April 30
The Department of Drama presents The Seagull, by Anton Chekhov. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday evenings. Saturday and Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. Admission is $12. Student rush, senior citizen, alumni and subscriber discounts are available. Hartke Theatre. For more information or to reserve tickets, call 202-319-4000.
Thursday, April 27
11 a.m. to noon, the School of Nursing presents "Theory Guided Practice," by Jean Watson, distinguished professor of nursing with an endowed chair in caring science at the University of Colorado's Health Sciences Center. R.s.v.p. required. Location TBA. For more information or to R.s.v.p., call 202-319-5400.
Friday, April 28
Last day of classes.
6 p.m., 17th American Cardinal's Dinner. Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Mass to be held at 3:30 p.m. in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. For more information, contact Sharon Henry at 703-723-1781, 866-723-1781 (toll-free) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, April 29
7:30 p.m., CUA NAACP sponsors a semi-formal banquet to raise awareness for the Gulf Coast victims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Evening Includes four-course dinner, dramatic performances, a slide show depicting devastation footage and an address by Judge Arthur L. Bennett Sr. Open to the public. Tickets are $20. All proceeds will go to the NAACP Hurricane Relief Fund. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Mischa Hadaway at 202-238-1419 or email@example.com.
Tuesday, April 18, to Sunday, April 23
Capital Athletic Conference tournament games are scheduled for the men's and women's lacrosse, men's and women's tennis, baseball and softball teams. To monitor schedules and results, visit http://athletics.cua.edu.
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The Office of Environmental Health and Safety invites CUA employees to imagine what would happen if people weren't able to enjoy nature because of abuse to the natural environment. To mark Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, the government of the District of Columbia is sponsoring GreenDC Week, an educational festival devoted to a cleaner and greener city. Events will begin on Monday, April 17, and run throughout the week at various locations around D.C. To view the schedule, visit www.greendcweek.net. To support Earth Day, Mullen Library currently has on display in the first-floor reference section reading materials on environmental sustainability. For more information on GreenDC Week, call the Office of Environmental Health and Safety at 202-319-5865.