Monday – Friday (Sept. 22 – 26)
9 a.m. to noon, the Center for the Study of Culture and Values hosts the international seminar “Sacred and Secular: Complementary and/or Conflictual.” The discussion for the week is on John Rawls’ “The Idea of Public Reason Revisited,” University of Chicago Law Review (Summer 1997, 64.3) and Juergen Habermas’ “Religion in the Public Sphere,” 2005 Holberg Lecture. Gibbons Hall, B12. For more information, contact Rev. George F. McLean at 202-319-5910 or email@example.com.
Monday, Sept. 22
12:10 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents Thomas Riis, professor, University of Colorado, who will discuss "The First African-American Musical Comedy." Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Grayson Wagstaff, associate professor of music, at 202-319-5835.
2 p.m., the University Center, Student Programs and Events will offer workshops on how to schedule meetings and seminars by navigating http://events.cua.edu. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 331. For more information, contact Sarah Bleaken at 202-319-5291.
6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the University Libraries hosts "preview" by members of the American Society for Information Science and Technology who will also be giving presentations at the society's national meeting in Columbus, Ohio, in October. May Gallery, John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library. The cost is $15 for ASIS&T members, $20 for non-members and free for students. For registration and more information, visit https://www.asis.org/Chapters/asispvc/pvcregform_092208.html.
7 p.m., the staff of Cardinal Yearbook is having an informational meeting for those interested in joining the yearbook staff. Pryzbyla Center, Room 127. For more information, contact Sashi Murthy at firstname.lastname@example.org or Justine Garbarino at email@example.com.
Tuesday, Sept. 23
12 to 1 p.m., the Office of Career Services and the Center for Global Education present "Internship and Study in London," Pryzbyla Center, Room 327. If you are thinking about studying abroad as part of your education at CUA, consider attending this information session. Leslie Zweigman from London-based Anglo American Educational Services will discuss internship and housing opportunities for students interested in studying abroad. Freshmen are encouraged to attend. For further information, go to http://www.angloamerican.uk.com. Pre-registration is required. To register visit http://careers.cua.edu/Eventreg.cfm or call 202-319-5623.
6:45 p.m., Very Rev. David M. O’Connell, C.M., university president, will deliver the annual John Carroll Society Lecture on “The Journey Continues: St. Paul Today.” An organ recital prior to the lecture will begin at 6:15 p.m. Admission is free. The Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle, 1725 Rhode Island Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, Sept. 24
3:10 p.m., the Center for Academic Success and the Writing Center offer a workshop on writing papers, “Create, Research, Outline and Edit Papers,” Pryzbyla Center, Room 351. Enroll online at http://success.cua.edu/ or in the center, Pryzbyla Center, Room 201, or call 202-319-5655.
5:10 p.m., the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies presents a lecture on "Chaucer and Images of Nation," by Lynn Staley, professor, Colgate University. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321-323. For further information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5794.
Thursday, Sept. 25
11:10 a.m., the Columbus School of Law hosts part of the 2008 Just the Beginning Foundation Conference
on "Robes in Schools." A racially and gender diverse panel of judges will speak to young people and share the obstacles they overcame, their paths to the bench, strategies for success and insight into opportunities in the law. Law school, Room 307. For more information, visit http://www.law.edu/.
12:10 p.m., the Center for Academic Success and the Writing Center offer a workshop on writing papers, “Create, Research, Outline and Edit Papers.” Pryzbyla Center, Room 351. Enroll online at http://success.cua.edu/ or in the center, Pryzbyla Center, Room 201, or call 202-319-5655.Friday, Sept. 26
4:30 p.m., the Center for Law, Philosophy and Culture presents a lecture, “Natural Reason, Religious Conviction and the Justification of Coercion in Democratic Societies,” by Robert Audi, professor, University of Notre Dame. Columbus School of Law, Room 213. For further information, contact Margaret Pooley at 202-319-6205 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
6 p.m, the Department of Sociology and the District of Columbia Sociological Society present a lecture by Jose Casanova, professor, Georgetown University, on "Public Religions in the Modern World." Aquinas Hall, Room 102. For more information, contact 202-319-5999.
Deadline for students with Federal work-study awards to hand in their authorization forms. If you have a completed form, return it for processing to the Office of Career Services, Pryzbyla Center, Room 202. For more information, contact Amanda Jones at email@example.com or 202-319-5623.
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents a lecture on “Thomas Aquinas on Demonstrating God’s Providence” by Rev. Brian Shanley, O.P., president of Providence College. Aquinas Hall Auditorium. For more information, visit http://philosophy.cua.edu/lectures/index.cfm or call 202-319-5259.
Saturday, Sept. 27
The School of Theology and Religious Studies hosts a graduate student conference on "Religion and the Polis." Caldwell Hall. For more information or to register visit, http://strssa.cua.edu/.
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