Monday, Oct. 12
Columbus Day. holiday.
Monday, Oct. 12, Wednesday, Oct. 14, and Friday, Oct. 16
9 a.m. to noon, the Center for the Study of Culture and Values international seminar "Sacred and Secular: Complementary and/or Conflictual," will explore the topic of "Transcendence and Hierarchy in a Secular Age: Towards a Post-Secular Anthropology." Gibbons Hall, Room B12. Faculty members and graduate students who would like to participate are invited to contact Rev. George McLean at email@example.com.
Tuesday, Oct. 13
Noon, CUAbroad will conduct an information session on the CUA in Rome education abroad program. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information on the program and a complete list of information session dates, visit http://cuabroad.cua.edu/programs/Rome.cfm.
4:30 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents "Latino Cultures in the United States: Implications for Students at CUA and at Home," by Lucy Cohen, professor of anthropology. This lecture is part of the Dialogue on Demand series. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 327. For more information, call 202-319-6003 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
7:30 p.m., the CUA Orchestra presents a concert conducted by David Searle, director of orchestral activities and conducting studies. Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, 4301 East-West Highway, Bethesda, Md. For more information, call 202-319-5416.
3:30 p.m., CUAbroad hosts Education Abroad 101 information sessions offering details on the study abroad programs offered at CUA, eligibility, the application process and finances. McMahon Hall, Room 111. To view the Education Abroad 101 PowerPoint, visit: http://cuabroad.cua.edu/infosessions/index.cfm#edabroad101.
Wednesday, Oct. 14
Noon to 1 p.m., the Office of Academic Technology Services offers Blackboard training for faculty to demonstrate the basic features and capabilities of Blackboard 8. Leahy Hall, Room 51. For more information, contact Lisa Hawkins at 202-319-4768 or email@example.com.
1 to 5 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (formerly the Life Cycle Institute) presents "American Catholics: Reviewing the Past, Looking Forward to 2011." Tom Roberts, editor at large of the National Catholic Reporter, will be the keynote speaker. Curley Hall, Vincent P. Walter Room. For more information or to R.s.v.p., call 202-319-5999.
3 p.m., the Office of Conferences and Pryzbyla Management presents an event planning seminar on service providers. Pryzbyla Center, Room 331. For more information, contact Sarah Bleaken at 202-319-5291 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Oct. 15
12:30 to 1:30 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (formerly the Life Cycle Institute) presents "Factors That Predict Access to Health Information in Economically Vulnerable Populations with Chronic Illness" by Mary Paterson, associate dean of academic affairs and professor of nursing. The lecture is part of the Brown Bag series. Maloney Hall, Room 302. For more information, contact Woinishet Negash at 202-319-5962 or 202-319-5999.
12:35 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music and Musicology Colloquium present "Mexican Baroque? Problems of Periodization and Recent Research on New Spanish Music" by Drew Edward Davies, assistant professor, Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Grayson Wagstaff, professor, music, at ext. 5858 or email@example.com.
5:30 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies and the School of Theology and Religious Studies Student Association present "The Visual Culture of American Civil Religion" by David Morgan, professor of religion at Duke University. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen J. Happel Room. For more information, contact Patrick Beldio at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7:30 p.m., the CUA Orchestra presents a concert conducted by David Searle, director of orchestral activities and conducting studies. Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes, 1217 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. For more information, call 202-319-5416.
Thursday, Oct. 15, through Sunday, Oct. 18
The Department of Drama will present “In Good King Charles’s Golden Days” by George Bernard Shaw. The play is being presented in conjunction with the International Shaw Society’s 2009 International George Bernard Shaw Conference, which will take place at CUA during the run of the play. Performances will be staged at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 15, 16 and 17, and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 17 and 18. Hartke Theatre. For more information, see Announcements.
Friday, Oct. 16
2 p.m., CUAbroad will conduct an information session on the Oxford Honors program. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information on the program, visit http://cuabroad.cua.edu/programs/Oxfordopus.cfm.
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy sponsors “Philosophy and Political Form” by Francis Slade, professor emeritus of philosophy, Saint Francis College. This is the seventh lecture of the Fall 2009 Lecture Series, "The Issue of Truth — In Honor of Robert Sokolowski." Aquinas Hall, Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259, e-mail email@example.com or visit http://philosophy.cua.edu.
Saturday, Oct. 17
6:30 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities sponsors a trip to historic Old Town Alexandria for shopping and dinner followed by a ghost tour. The group will meet in the Pryzbyla Center lobby. For more information and to register, visit http://activities.cua.edu and click on "DC Excursions."
Sunday, Oct. 18, to Saturday, Oct. 24
Homecoming Week. See Announcements for related activities.
Sunday, Oct. 18
9 a.m., the Office of Admissions hosts an open house for prospective undergraduate students. For more information, contact Christine Mica at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://admissions.cua.edu/undergrad/visiting/openhouse.html.
7:30 p.m., the University Chorus presents a concert conducted by Leo Nestor, Justine Bayard Ward Professor of Music. St. Matthew's Cathedral, 1725 Rhode Island Ave., Washington, D.C. For more information, call 202-319-5416.