Monday, Nov. 8
9 a.m. to noon, the Center for the Study of Culture and Values continues its annual fall seminar, which meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The focus of the seminar this week is "An inquiry into the contemporary discussion of human nature in the light of C. Taylor’s 'The Ethics of Authenticity.' " Gibbons Hall, Room B-12. For more information, call 202-319-6089, e-mail email@example.com or visit http://www.crvp.org/cscv/index.htm.
6 p.m., the School of Library and Information Science hosts "Libraries in American Diplomacy: Challenge and Change" by Jean Cavanaugh, director of the Information Resource Office in the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Information Programs, and Anne Johnson, American Corners coordinator. Marist Hall, Information Commons. For more information, contact David Shumaker, clinical associate professor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, Nov. 9
12:30 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies Student Assembly and Graduate Student Assembly present "The Hermeneutics of Art and Architecture — How to Interpret the Liturgical Environment," by Rev. Mark Wedig, O.P., professor of theology at Barry University. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen J. Happel Room. For more information, contact Suzanne Guerin at 973-615-2018 or email@example.com.
4:10 to 5 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Latin American and Latino Studies Program present "Seeking Shelter in a Foreign Land," by Gustave Andrade and Rosa Lozano, from CASA of Maryland. The presentation will be in Spanish. Refreshments will be served. This lecture is part of the Hispanic Civic Engagement Series, and strives to strengthen collaboration between CUA and the D.C.-area Hispanic community through enriching civic engagement opportunities. Hannan Hall, Room 108. For more information, contact Mario Ortiz at 202-319-5240 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, Campus Ministry, the Master of Sustainable Design architecture program, and the Department of Athletics present a tribute to the late Manute Bol, NBA star. The event will feature representatives from professional sports, humanitarian organizations, international aid organizations and others who knew Bol and supported his work. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room. For more information, call 202-319-5999.
5:30 to 8 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures continues its film series with a screening of "Hate." McMahon Hall, Room 202. For more information, contact Flor Argueta at email@example.com or 202-319-5420.
6 to 7 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents "Election 2010: What Happened and What It Means for American Politics," by Matthew Green, assistant professor of politics. This lecture is part of the Dialogue on Demand Series. Pryzbyla Center, Room 323. For more information, visit http://activities.cua.edu/dialogue.cfm.
Wednesday, Nov. 10
5:30 p.m., Catholic University hosts an open house on new master's programs. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321. For more information, contact Lauren Knight at 202-319-5017 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
8 p.m., Students for Life host a talk by Bobby Schindler, "Euthanasia: Brother of the late Terri Schiavo Speaks on Life Issues." Hannan Hall, Room 108. For more information, contact Mary Elizabeth Murphy at 619-993-2883 or email@example.com.
Thursday, Nov. 11
Noon, the Office of Campus Activities hosts a Veteran's Day Lecture, "Faith on the Front Lines: A Military Chaplain's Experience in Iraq and Afghanistan," by Rev. Red Raux, a military chaplain for more than 12 years who was deployed once to Afghanistan and twice to Iraq. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. Attendees are encouraged to bring lunch. For more information, visit http://activities.cua.edu.
12:10 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (IPR) presents "Negotiations of Cultural Expectations: African-Born Women and Household Tasks in the U.S.," by Rev. Aniedi Okure, adjunct professor of sociology and IPR fellow. Maloney Hall, Room 302B. For more information, call 202-319-5999.
12:35 pm., the Musicology Colloquium of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents “Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn and the Adventures of Peer Gynt in America,” by Anna Harwell Celenza, Thomas E. Caestecker Professor of Music and chair of the Department of Performing Arts at Georgetown University. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Andrew H. Weaver, assistant professor and chair of musicology, at 202-319-5413.
5:15 p.m., the Center for Early Christian Studies and Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies present "Other Partings of the Ways: Christian Separation from Judaism and Its Lessons for Later Church Schism," by Tia Kolbaba, associate professor of religion, Rutgers University. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5795.
6:30 to 8 p.m., the Office of Career Services hosts a job search crash course for seniors, featuring CUA alumnae Lauren Torlone, Betsy Cerulo and Bernadette Di Rita, and Ross Herosian with Sirius XM Radio. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room C. For more information or to register, visit http://careers.cua.edu.
Friday, Nov. 12
9 a.m. to noon, the Center for the Study of Culture and Values hosts the lectures “The Different Understandings on Nature and Human Nature — A Comparison Between Greek and Ancient Chinese Philosophy” by Li Xiaodong, associate professor of philosophy at Beijing Normal University of China, and “Human Identity/Nature: Changing and/or Stable Today? Shankarite and Heideggerian Perspectives” by Rev. Vensus George, S.A.C., from the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Province in India. Gibbons Hall, Room B-12. For more information, call 202-319-6089, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.crvp.org/cscv/index.htm.
Noon, the Center for Early Christian Studies presents "Patriarch Peter III of Antioch and a 'Moderate' Position in 1054. Which Differences between Greek and Latin Observance Matter?" by Tia Kolbaba, associate professor of religion at Rutgers University. McMahon Hall, Room 300. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5795.
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "From Natural Law to Natural Rights," by Michael Pakaluk, professor of philosophy at Ave Maria University. This lecture is part of the Fall 2010 Philosophy Lecture Series, The Modern Turn. Aquinas Hall Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.
The Office of Admissions hosts a focus day for students interested in programs in engineering, music and nursing. For more information, visit http://admissions.cua.edu/undergrad/visiting/aed.html.
Friday, Nov. 12, through Sunday, Nov. 14, and Friday, Nov. 19, through Sunday, Nov. 21
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the musical "Nine," based on Federico Fellini's semi-autobiographical film, "8½." Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Ward Hall, Recital Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students, seniors, and CUA alumni, faculty, and staff. For more information, call 202-319-5414.
Sunday, Nov. 14
The Office of Admissions hosts an open house. For more information, visit http://admissions.cua.edu/undergrad/visiting/openhouse.html.
Noon, the Office of Campus Activities hosts an excursion to the National Museum of American History. Students can meet at the Information Desk in the Pryzbyla Center lobby. For more information, visit http://activities.cua.edu.
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