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Monday, March 27
3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services invites the CUA community to a cross-cultural reception to kick off International Week. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 109  (in front of C-Store). For more information on International Week and individual events listed below, visit http://international.cua.edu/i-week.cfm or call 202-319-5618.

4 p.m., The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a joint lecture about Aaron Copland’s life and legacy given by renowned Copland scholars Vivian Perlis and Howard Pollack as part of the President's Festival of the Arts. Ward Hall, John Paul Hall. For more information about the President's Festival of the Arts and individual events listed below, visit http://publicaffairs.cua.edu/news/06FestFilmLectRelease.htm.

5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents as part of its spring lecture series in collaboration with the Japan Information and Cultural Center, Embassy of Japan, "Architecture From Boundary Space," by Histoshi Abe. The lecture is held in conjunction with International Week. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5188.

7 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services will host a screening of the film Nirgendwo in AfrikaNowhere in Africa (German with English subtitles) as part of its International Film Festival. Hannan Hall, Room 108.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services and the CUA student organization Latin Alliance present as part of International Week "Noche de Cultura," a celebration of the sights, sounds and tastes of Latino culture. Caldwell Hall Auditorium.

Tuesday, March 28
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., the Columbus School of Law presents a symposium titled "Bringing America up to Speed: Delivering on Our Broadband Future Without Sacrificing Local Identity." Columbus School of Law, Walter A. Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, visit http://law.cua.edu or call 202-319-6478.

10:30 a.m., The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a lecture and film screening titled "Aaron Copland: A Self-Portrait” with Copland historian Vivian Perlis, as part of the President's Festival of the Arts. Ward Hall, Choral Room.

4:30 p.m., the American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives presents "Whither the Labor Movement? Contemporary Perspectives on Work in a Post-Industrial World," by Joseph A. McCartin, associate professor of history at Georgetown University. Mackenzie Baris, of D.C. Jobs with Justice, and Kenneth Moffett, labor arbitrator and mediator, will offer additional comments. Life Cycle Institute, Room 102. For more information, contact Maria Mazzenga at mazzenga@cua.edu.

5:30 p.m., as part of Women's History Month, the Department of History presents a screening of "Iron Jawed Angels," a film about the Women's Suffrage Movement. Approximately one hour. Follow-up discussion led by Laura Mayhall, professor. Hannan Hall, Room 132. For more information, contact Ramon Sola at 202-319-5484.

7 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services and the School of Philosophy present as part of International Week "The Ultimate Threat: Mass Violence and the Future of Humanity," by physicist Stephen Younger, senior fellow at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, senior policy fellow at the Wilson Center and CUA alumnus. Caldwell Hall, Happel Room.

7 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services presents a screening of Le chiavi di casaThe Keys to the House (Italian with English subtitles) as part of its International Film Festival. Hannan Hall, Room 106.

7:30 p.m., The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a screening of the film Of Mice and Men, which features an Academy Award-winning score by Aaron Copland, as part of the President's Festival of the Arts. Gowan Hall Auditorium.

Wednesday, March 29
Noon, the Office of International Student and Scholar Services presents as part of International Week "Women and Power," an informal roundtable discussion that will explore the relationship of women and power. Pryzbyla Center, Room 303.

12:10 p.m, the Life Cycle Institute presents as part of its Brown Bag Lecture Series "Mass Attendance Among American Catholics: Some New Angles on an Old Problem," by William Dinges, professor of theology and religious studies. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, contact Ann Kasprzyk at kasprzyk@cua.edu.

6:15 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services presents as part of International Week the Filipino Culture Show, in celebration of the heritage, culture and cuisine of the Philippines. Advance tickets cost $3 and tickets purchased at the door cost $5. Proceeds will benefit Gawad Kalinga, a Filipino relief organization. Caldwell Auditorium. To purchase tickets, call 202-319-5618.

7 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services will host a screening of the film Mar Adentro The Sea Inside (Spanish with English subtitles) as part of its International Film Festival. Hannan Hall, Room 106.

7:30 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services presents a screening of the film The Missing Gun as part of its Chinese Film Festival. Hannan Hall, Room 108.

7:30 p.m., The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a screening of the film The Red Pony, which features a score by Aaron Copland, as part of the President's Festival of the Arts. Gowan Hall Auditorium.

Thursday, March 30
12:10 p.m., The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents "Copland, Politics, and the American Audience" by Jennifer DeLapp, assistant professor of music at the University of Maryland, as part of the President's Festival of the Arts. Ward Hall, Room 211.

4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies' Institute for Interreligious Study and Dialogue presents "Buddhist Response to Jesuit Missionaries in 16th and 17th Century China," by Charles Jones, associate professor of theology and religious studies. Light refreshments will be provided. Caldwell Hall, Happel Room. For more information, contact Jones at 202-319-6882 or jonesc@cua.edu.

7 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services presents a screening of the film Etre et AvoirTo Be and to Have (French with English subtitles) as part of its International Film Festival. Hannan Hall, Room 108.

7:30 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services presents a screening of the film Infernal Affairs as part of its International Film Festival. Hannan Hall, Room 106.

7:30 p.m., The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a screening of the film The Heiress, which features Academy Award-winning music by Aaron Copland, as part of the President's Festival of the Arts. Life Cycle Auditorium.

Friday, March 31, to Sunday. April 2
The CUA Musical Theatre Company presents the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "Oklahoma" as part of the President's Festival of the Arts. Jane Pesci Townsend and N. Thomas Pedersen direct. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings. Sunday matinee is at 1 p.m. General admission tickets are $15. Student, staff and senior tickets are $10. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information or to reserve tickets, call 202-319-5416.

Sunday, April 2
2 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies presents its annual Catholic Daughters of the Americas Lecture "Changing Emphases in Mission and Evangelization: The Catholic University of America and Maryknoll," by Angelyn Dries, O.S.F., the Danforth Professor of Theological Studies at St. Louis University. Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium. For more information, contact Christopher Kauffman at kauffman@cua.edu.

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Monday, April 3
5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents as part of its spring lecture series in collaboration with the Japan Information and Cultural Center, Embassy of Japan, "Architecture of Intensity," by Satoshi Okada. Crough Center, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5188. 

Tuesday, April 4
4:30 p.m., the Columbus School of Law presents as part of its Lecture Series in Law and Literature "The Ethics of Recognition: Racial Legibility and Exceptionalism in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man," by University of California, Berkeley, Professor Anne Anlin Cheng. Co-sponsored by the Center for Law, Philosophy and Culture and the School of Arts and Sciences. Columbus School of Law, Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, call 202-319-6081.

Thursday, April 6
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents the interdisciplinary Symposium of Italian Studies. American and European scholars will analyze the relationship between Italy and the bourgeoisie since the country's unification. Lecture topics include cinema and bourgeoisie, terrorism and bourgeoisie, and media and mass culture during the 1990s. Caldwell Hall, Room 111. For more information, contact Stefania Lucamante, associate professor of Italian and comparative literature, at 202-319-5240 or lucamante@cua.edu.

11:50 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in celebration of World Health Day, the School of Nursing and the Pan American Health Organization present a symposium titled "Preparing Health Care Workers of the Future." Lectures will include "The Impact of Immigration on the U.S. Health Care Workforce and Institutions of Higher Learning," by Carmen Ramirez, director of CUA's Latino Nursing Career Opportunity Program; "Preparing Lay Health Care Workers in Rural Peru," by Sister Maria Salerno, O.S.F., director of adult and geriatric nurse practitioner programs; and "Health Care Policy Implications for Health Workforce Design," by Mary Paterson, associate dean of undergraduate programs and academic outreach. Lunch will be provided. R.s.v.p. required. Gowan Hall, Room 400. To R.s.v.p., contact Judith Jones, project coordinator, at 202-319-6039 or jonesj@cua.edu as soon as possible. For more information on World Health Day, visit www.paho.org.

5 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "Christian Encounters With Their Others in Late Antique Sacred Spaces," by Shira Lander, professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Light reception to follow. Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5795.

7 p.m., the Center for Irish Studies presents "A Long Long Way," by Irish novelist and playwright Sebastian Barry. Introduction by Christina Mahony, director of the Center for Irish Studies and editor of "Out of History: Essays on the Writings of Sebastian Barry."  The reading is made up of excerpts from Barry's Booker Prize-nominated novel "A Long Long Way." Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Life Cycle Auditorium. For more information, contact Mahony at 202-319-5488 or mahonyc@cua.edu.

Friday, April 7
2:10 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents as part of its Graduate Student Spring Lecture Series "Jacob Klein and Phenomenology," by Burt Hopkins of Seattle 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.

4 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents "Don Quixote: Telling the Tale," by James Parr, professor at the University of California, Riverside, and president of the Cervantes Society of America. Hannan Hall, Room 108. For more information, call 202-319-5240.

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Wednesday, March 29
3 p.m., the softball team hosts Gallaudet University. Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center Softball Field.

3 p.m., the baseball team hosts St. Mary's College. DuFour Center, Robert J. Talbot Field.

Saturday, April 1
Noon, the softball team hosts York College. DuFour Center Softball Field.

1 p.m., the women's tennis team hosts Dickinson College. DuFour Center Tennis Courts.

Sunday, April 2
11 a.m., the women's tennis team hosts Mary Washington University. DuFour Center Tennis Courts.

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Online Giving Designations
The Office of Annual Giving announces that online donors may now designate areas of the university to which they would like to provide financial support. Donors may choose to make an Annual Fund credit-card gift to an individual CUA school, the Department of Athletics, the Office of Campus Ministry and to the CUA Libraries. The option to designate gifts to individual departments and funds will be added in an upcoming month. To learn about the new feature, visit https://www.alumniconnections.com/donate/cua/donate.html. For more information, call 202-319-6927.

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CIGNA One-on-One Meetings
The Office of Human Resources announces it will sponsor one-on-one meetings with a CIGNA representative on March 30. One-on-one meetings can help CIGNA members get answers to questions about outstanding medical and dental claims, healthcare and dental HMO policies, the CIGNA Web site and other CIGNA programs such as Healthy Rewards and Disease Management. Meetings will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 342 of the Pryzbyla Center and will be preceded by the CIGNA Wellness Workshop beginning at noon.
Registration is required. To register, call 202-319-5050. For more information, call the Office of Human Resources at 202-319-5050.

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