Monday, Oct. 25, to Friday, Oct. 29
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 analysis of the ways in which the changing idea of nature through history sheds light on the question of what human nature is, and whether it is changing and/or stable." 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.
Monday, Oct. 25
5 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents the 15th Annual Alessandro S. Crisafulli Lecture, "Los 30": Documenting 30 Years of El Salvador," by Ana Patricia Rodriguez, assistant professor of U.S. Latino/a literature at the University of Maryland. Hannan Hall, Room 108. For more information, contact Flor Argueta at 202-319-5240 or email@example.com.
Tuesday, Oct. 26
5:30 to 7 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning hosts an Open House for the Master of City and Regional Planning and Master of Science in Sustainable Design programs. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Miller Exhibition Hall. For more information, contact Chris Grech at 202-319-6398 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, Oct. 27
5:30 to 7 p.m., Metropolitan School of Professional Studies offers a small-group information sesion on undergraduate degree certificates in managment, health information technology, information technology, social services and social work. Pangborn Hall, Scullen Room. For more information or to R.s.v.p., call 202-319-5256, e-mail email@example.com or visit http://metro.cua.edu.
6:30 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents a networking reception. Undergraduates can practice networking skills by meeting with faculty, staff, administrators and student leaders. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room C. For more information, visit http://leadership.cua.edu/elp/schedule.cfm.
Thursday, Oct. 28
12:30 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (IPR) presents "The Family Tree of Michelle Obama," by Rachel Swarns, New York Times correspondent and visiting fellow with IPR. Maloney Hall, Room 302B. For more information, call 202-319-5999.
12:35 p.m., the Musicology Colloquium of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents “Anvils and Choruses: Festivities of Art and Industry in 1870s United States,” by Karen Ahlquist, associate professor of music at George Washington University. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Andrew H. Weaver, assistant professor of music, at 202-319-5413.
4 p.m., the School of Canon Law sponsors the Fourth Annual Frederick R. McManus Memorial Lecture, "Is Liturgy Hitting Its Target?" by Rev. John F. Baldovin, S.J., theology professor, Boston College. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5492 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
4:30 p.m., the Department of Semitics presents “An Evening with Neo-Aramaic Literature: Readings in Neo-Aramaic Poetry and Proverbs,” with Shawqi Talia, Semitics instructor. John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library, May Gallery. For more information, e-mail email@example.com
5:30 to 7 p.m., Metropolitan School of Professional Studies offers a small-group information sesion on the Master of Science in Management program, with Federal Contracts and Acquisition, Human Resources, Professional Communication Leadership and Sports Management tracks. Pangborn Hall, Scullen Room. For more information or to R.s.v.p., call 202-319-5256, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://metro.cua.edu.
Thursday, Oct. 28, through Sunday, Oct. 31
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents "The Magic Flute." Sung in German with English dialogue, the production is directed by Jay D. Brock, drama lecturer. David Searle, assistant professor and director of orchestral activities and conducting studies, will lead the CUA Orchestra. Hartke Theatre. Tickets for the Thursday preview at 7:30 p.m. are $5 for students, seniors and CUA alumni, faculty and staff; and $10 for general admission. Tickets for the Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday's 2 p.m. show are $15 for general admission, and $10 for students, seniors and CUA alumni, faculty and staff. For more information, contact the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at 202-319-5414.
Friday, Oct. 29
1 p.m., the Martin Maloney Chemical Society presents a seminar on "The Novel Chemistry of Bicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-enes," by Phyllis Leber, department chair and Dr. E. Paul and Frances H. Reiff Professor of Chemistry at Franklin & Marshall College. Hannan Hall, Room 108. For more information, contact Ildiko M. Kovach at 202-319-5385 or email@example.com.
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "Spinoza and Toleration," by Steven Nadler, William H. Hay II Professor of Philosophy and chair of philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This lecture is part of the Fall 2010 Philosophy Lecture Series, The Modern Turn. Aquinas Hall Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.
5:30 p.m., CUA will host the first night football game in school history. Free food will be provided outside Cardinal Stadium for all CUA students prior to kick-off at 7 p.m. The first 250 students in attendance will receive a free T-shirt. For more information, call 202-319-5610.
7 p.m., Rare Books and Special Collections celebrates the acquisition of an important manuscript of the medieval philosopher-theologian Godfrey of Fontaines. Monsignor John F. Wippel, Theodore Basselin Professor of Philosophy, presents “An introduction to Godfrey of Fontaines and Ms. 266,” followed by Timothy B. Noone, professor of philosophy, presenting “On the quality of the manuscript’s text based on a preliminary comparative analysis.” Mullen Library, MERIC Classroom. A reception and exhibition will follow in the May Gallery. The 14th-century manuscript of Godfrey’s works will be on display with other works of medieval and Renaissance philosophy from the rare books collection. The exhibition will be open to the public through Nov. 7. For more information, contact Lenore Rouse at 202-319-5090 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Oct. 30
5 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities hosts a D.C. Area Excursion to the Alexandria Ghost Tour. Students can meet at the Pryzbyla Center Information Desk. For more information, contact Dan Bucherer at email@example.com or 202-319-6003.
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