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Wednesday, Nov. 8
12:10 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents "American and Catholic: The Composition of the U.S. Bishops'  Economic Pastoral" by Rev. Anthony Pogorelc, associate fellow of the Life Cycle Institute. This lecture is part of the Brown Bag Series. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, call 202-319-5999.

5 p.m., the Department of English and the Graduate Student Association host a poetry reading by noted poets Dave Smith and Judith Harris. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room. Free and open to the public. Reception, refreshments and book signing will follow the presentation. For more information, call 202-319-5488.

Thursday, Nov. 9
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the CUA Bookstore will host a faculty/staff appreciation event. Faculty and staff will be given a 20 percent discount on select merchandise. Pryzbyla Center, Bookstore. See store for details or call 202-319-5232.

12:15 p.m., the Department of Politics will host a post-election talk. Politics professors Matthew Green and John White will discuss the results of November's state and national elections and their likely impact on American politics. Life Cycle Institute. For more information, call 202-319-5128.

4:30 p.m., a memorial Mass will be held in honor of Ellen Mahoney, former clinical assistant professor of nursing. Caldwell Chapel. For more information call 202-319-5403 or e-mail coles@cua.edu.

5:15 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "The Transformation of the Ancient Book," by Roger Bagnall. Prybyla Center, Great Room A. Light refreshments to follow. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at mullaneb@cua.edu.

Thursday, Nov. 9, through Sunday, Nov. 12
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music will present Handel's opera "Julius Caesar" ("Giulio Cesare"). The performance will be in Italian with English subtitles projected on a screen. Shows begin at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. General admission tickets are $20. Tickets for students, staff and seniors are $15. For more information, contact the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at 202-319-5414 or visit
http://music.cua.edu.

Friday, Nov. 10, through Sunday, Nov. 12
Emmy-nominated Colleen Zenk-Pinter, CUA alumna and star of As the World Turns, will perform "Love Letters," by A.R. Gurney, with her husband Mark Pinter. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings; Sunday matinee is at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 and proceeds will go exclusively to financial assistance for academically excellent undergrads in CUA's drama department. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 202-319-4000.

 

Friday, Nov. 10
Academic Event Days will be sponsored by the schools of nursing, music and engineering to give prospective undergraduate students the opportunity to explore the respective majors and meet professors and students. Registration begins at 10 a.m. For more information visit
http://admissions.cua.edu/undergrad/visiting/aed.html.

 

Noon, the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "The Dating of Christian Papyri: Desires and Realities," by Roger Bagnall. McMahon 300. Light refreshments to follow. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at mullaneb@cua.edu.

2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "Augustine in the Twentieth Century Revival of Neoplatonism in France," by Wayne J. Hankey of Dalhousie University and Kings College, Halifax. The lecture is part of the School of Philosophy's fall lecture series titled "Augustine and Augustinianism." Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.

Sunday, Nov. 12
The Office of Admissions hosts an open house for high school students. For more information, contact Christine Mica, director of admissions, at
mica@cua.edu.


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Saturday, Nov. 4

1 p.m., the field hockey team will host Salisbury in the CAC Championship. Cardinal Stadium.

Saturday, Nov. 11
1 p.m., the football team hosts Bridgewater College. Cardinal Stadium.


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Wednesday, Nov 15
4 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents "The Precautionary Principle vs. Risk Assessment: The State of the Debate and Why It Matters," by Peter Montague, executive director of the Environmental Research Foundation. The lecture is port of the Life Cycle Institute's "Foundations of Public Policy Analysis" series. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. Reception to follow. For more information, call 202-319-5999.

Thursday, Nov. 16, through Sunday, Nov. 19
The Department of Drama presents Alfred Uhry's "The Last Night of Ballyhoo," directed by MFA directing candidate Jennifer John. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday evenings, and Saturday and Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. Entrance fee is $12. Student, senior, alumni and subscriber discounts are available. Hartke Theatre. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 202-319-4000.

Friday, Nov. 17
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "Subject and Substance in Augustine's Thought," by Gerard O'Daly of the University College London. The lecture is part of the School of Philosophy's fall lecture series titled "Augustine and Augustinianism." Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.

4 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents "The 'Reel' Maid of New Orleans: The Film Lives of Joan of Arc," by Kevin J. Harty, La Salle University professor of English. Light reception to follow.  Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium. The lecture has been scheduled to correspond with the Nov. 18 opening of the Corcoran Gallery of Art's exhibition on Joan of Arc. For more information, contact Joan Grimbert, professor of modern languages and literatures, at
grimbert@cua.edu.

Saturday Nov. 18
7:30 a.m., CUA Campus Ministry invites all faculty, staff and their families to join CUA students in DC’s Annual Help the Homeless Walkathon as part of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. To participate with the CUA Team, please sign up online at ministry.cua.edu by Nov. 12. The group will meet outside Campus Ministry and travel downtown by Metrorail. For more information, contact Lauren Heckmen, associate campus minister for women's issues and social justice, at 202-319-5575.

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Mandated Power Outages
In order to comply with Pepco's high-voltage testing and maintenance procedures, CUA's Office of Facilities Maintenance and Operations will conduct mandated power outages between Nov. 20 and Nov. 28. The outages have been scheduled as follows in order not to interfere with exams:

  • Monday, Nov. 20: 7 a.m. to 8:15 a.m., Campus-wide, except Centennial Village, Hannan, Law, Life Cycle, Fitness Center, Flather, Ryan, Regan, Curley Court, Grounds, Millennium and Pryzbyla.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 22, 7 a.m. to 8:15 a.m., Campus-wide, except Centennial Village, Hannan, Law, Life Cycle, Fitness Center, Flather, Ryan, Regan, Curley Court, Grounds, Millennium and Pryzbyla.
  • Monday, Nov. 27, 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m., Feeder No. 10, Regan, St. Vincent's, Ryan, North Fitness Center, Grounds 
  • Tuesday, Nov. 28, 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., Life Cycle

Office Chairs Available
Development Services has three, slightly stained, blue cloth office/workstation chairs available on a first-come first-served basis. For more information, contact Barbara Humora at 202-319-6919 or humora@cua.edu

Hartke Declamation Prize
All students — graduate or undergraduate, full or part time, degree or non-degree seeking — are invited to share their powerful voices and eloquence in the second annual Hartke Declamation Prize competition. Each contestant may propose two readings from poetry, literature, drama, speeches, essays or commentary keyed to the theme “Stories from the Last 100 years,” in honor of both the 100th birthday of Rev. Gilbert V. Hartke, O.P., and the 100th anniversary of the School of Arts and Sciences.

Entries are currently being accepted for the competition round, during which the readings will be declaimed from memory before a public audience at Callan Theatre on Monday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m.

Contestants will be judged on elements of diction, elocution, presence and presentation. Winners will be awarded $1,000 for first place, $300 for second and $200 for third.

For more information and to submit entries, contact Glen Johnson, associate dean of arts and sciences, at johnsong@cua.edu or BettyAnn Leeseberg-Lange, associate professor of drama, at leeseberglan@cua.edu.

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