Monday, Jan. 31
5:10 to 6 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents "Adult Literacy in Spanish: It's Never Too Late to Read and Write," by Mario Gamboa, founder and director of Centro de Alfabetización en Español (CENAES). The event will also feature the premiere of the documentary "CENAES" by CUA senior Arnulfo Moreno, a media studies major. A reception and refreshments will follow the event. This lecture is part of the Hispanic Civic and Global Engagement Talk Series, which strives to strengthen collaboration between CUA and the D.C.-area Hispanic community. Hannan Hall, Room 108. For more information, contact Mario Ortiz, assistant professor of Spanish, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, Feb. 1
3 p.m., the Center for Global Education welcomes the regional Institute for the International Education for Students (IES) representative, who will conduct an information session for students interested in attending an IES semester or summer term abroad. Locations include France, Spain, India, China, Argentina, and New Zealand. McMahon Hall, Room 112. For more information, call 202-319-5618.
4 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music and the Schola Gregoriana will participate in Messa Cantata - Gregorian Chants, conducted by Rev. Robert A. Skeris, director of the Centre for Ward Method Studies. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Blessed Sacrament Chapel. For more information, call 202-319-5414.
4:30 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies presents "Liturgy Characterized by Logos: Romans 12:1-2 in Paul, Patristics, and Liturgy Today," by Rev. Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B., of the Pontificio Anteneo Sant' Anselmo in Rome and Mount Angel Seminary in St. Benedict, Ore. He will deliver the lecture after receiving the Annual Johannes Quasten Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Leadership in Religious Studies. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room. A reception will follow. For more information, call 202-319-5683.
Wednesday, Feb. 2
9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Alpha Phi Omega sponsors a Red Cross blood drive. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Rooms B and C. To sign up to give, visit https://www.membersforlife.org/rccm/bdc/login.php, click “Donors Login Here” and enter sponsor code 13918. For more information, contact Brittany Lightfoot-Benjamin at email@example.com.
6 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents an Emerging Leaders Program discussion, Discover a Community. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. For more information or to sign up to be an emerging leader, visit http://leadership.cua.edu/elp.
8 p.m., the International Affairs Association presents a seminar, "Social Media and Politics of the Middle East," by Jon Anderson, chair of the Department of Anthropology. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321. For more information, contact Jeff Ostrich at 805-990-4838 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Feb. 3
12:30 to 2 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies presents a seminar for faculty on Catholic Social Teachings and Public Policy titled "Subsidiarity," by Rev. Paul Sullins, associate professor of sociology, and Andrew Abela, chair of the Department of Business and Economics. Curley Hall, Vincent P. Walter Room. For more information, call 202-319-5999.
12:35 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music's musicology colloquium presents “The Staging of the Opera Audience in the Era of Louis XIV” by Georgia J. Cowart, professor of music, Case Western Reserve University. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Andrew H. Weaver, assistant professor, 202-319-5413.
4 to 6 p.m., CUAbroad hosts "Back in the USA: Making the Most of Education Abroad," a re-entry workshop and reception for CUA students who have recently returned from education abroad programs. McMahon Hall, Room 112. For more information or to R.s.v.p. (by Wednesday, Feb. 2), e-mail email@example.com.
5 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents the 23rd Annual Robert Nicolich Lecture, "Watteau and the Satiric Stage" by Georgia Cowart, professor of music at Case Western Reserve University. Aquinas Hall, Room 102. A reception will follow. For more information, call 202-319-5240.
7 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents CUA Nite Live: National Symphony Orchestra Pops performing Disney in Concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Students can register online for tickets at http://activities.cua.edu/eventreg.cfm.
7 p.m., CUAbroad hosts a CUA Summer in Italy information session, led by Stefania Lucamante, associate professor of modern languages and literatures. McMahon Hall, Room 112. For more information, visit http://cuabroad.cua.edu/programs/summer/ItalyCUA.cfm.
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