Monday, Feb. 11
12:10 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents "Wagner's Beethovenian Epiphany: the Impact of the Ninth on Wagner's Approach to Composition," by Christopher Reynolds, professor of music, University of California, Davis. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, call 202-319-5414.
5:15 p.m., the Center for Early Christianity presents "Ambrose of Milan: a Reassessment," a seminar led by Sister Maria Kiely, a graduate student in the Department of Greek and Latin. McMahon Hall, Room 300. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents "Architecture and the Celtic Tiger — the work of McCullough Mulvin Architects," by the McCullough Mulvin Architects of Dublin, Ireland. This lecture is part of the "Exploration of Irish Design Culture and Built Heritage" spring lecture series and offers AIA Continuing Education learning units. Crough Center, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, contact Assistant Professor Adnan Morshed at email@example.com or 202-319-6188.
Wednesday, Feb. 13
4 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents "Who Wanted What and Why at the Second Vatican Council? Toward a General Theory of Religious Change," by Melissa Wilde, assistant professor of sociology, University of Pennsylvania. Nursing-Biology Building, Gowan Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5999.
7 p.m., the School of Library and Information Science presents the colloquium "Conversations, Participation and Libraries," by R. David Lankes, director of the Information Institute of Syracuse and associate professor, Syracuse University School of Information Studies; and Carrie Lowe, Internet policy specialist, American Library Association, Office for Information Technology Policy. Marist Hall, Information Commons. For more information, contact David Shumaker, clinical associate professor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Feb. 14
Noon-2 p.m., the Cardinal Student Association and Office of Undergraduate Studies co-sponsor the 2008 Futures Fair. See Announcements.
Thursday, Feb. 14, through Sunday, Feb. 17
The Department of Drama presents the play A Perfect Ganesh, written by Terrence McNally and directed by Matt Ripa, an M.F.A. directing candidate. Performances will take place on Thursday, Feb. 14, Friday, Feb. 15, and Saturday, Feb. 16, at 7:30 p.m.; and on Saturday, Feb. 16, and Sunday, Feb. 17, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for general admission; $8 for senior citizens and CUA alumni, faculty and staff; and $5 for students. For more information, call 202-319-5358.
Saturday, Feb. 16
7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music's Chamber Choir presents "Hope in the Resurrection," a free concert of sacred music featuring Benjamin Britten's "Festival Te Deum," and works by Gibbons, Victora, Mendelssohn and other masters of sacred choral literature. The concert will be conducted by doctoral student David Mathers. Doctoral student William Atwood and graduate student Jonathon Laird will play the chapel's Schudi tracker organ. St. Vincent's Chapel. Early seating is recommended. For more information, contact the music school at 202-319-5414.
Sunday, Feb. 17
3:30 p.m., Provost James Brennan, members of the Athletics staff and student athletes invite faculty and staff to Family Appreciation Day, occurring between the women’s and men’s basketball games against Moravian College. The women’s game is scheduled for 2 p.m. and the men’s game at 4 p.m. The reception will include food and beverages in the Hall of Fame area on the second floor of the Raymond A. DuFour Center. Please R.s.v.p. with the number in your party on or before Wednesday, Feb. 13, to Cantwell@cua.edu.
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