Monday, Feb. 14
3 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Department of Greek and Latin and the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music present Christian Wolff, professor of classics and music emeritus, Dartmouth College. He will hold a master's class for CUA student composers in Ward Hall, Room 211. From 4:10 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wolff will present on the Studio X series in John Paul Rehearsal Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5216.
3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., the Institute for Interreligious Study and Dialogue presents "Holy Mother, Blessed Mother: Hindu Goddesses and the Virgin Mary," by Rev. Francis Clooney, S.J., professor of comparative theology, Boston College. Alf Hiltebeitel, professor of religion and human sciences, George Washington University, will be the critical respondent. Light refreshments will follow. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen Happel Room. For more information, contact the Institute for Interreligious Study and Dialogue at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://iisd.cua.edu.
Tuesday, Feb. 15
3:10 p.m., the Department of Greek and Latin and the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music present "Imagining Sappho's Music," by Christian Wolff, professor of classics and music emeritus, Dartmouth College. A reception will follow. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room B. For more information, call 202-319-5216.
4:30 p.m., the School of Arts and Sciences and the departments of media studies and anthropology present "Constructing News: Al-Jazeera's and the U.S. Government's Truth," by Michael C. Hudson, Saif Ghobash Professor of Arab Studies and director of the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5600.
8 p.m. the Black Organization of Students at CUA presents "What Color is Politics?" a panel discussion composed of representatives from BOSACUA, the College Democrats, the College Repuplicans and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5291.
Wednesday, Feb. 16
12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m., as part of its brown bag lecture series, the Life Cycle Institute presents "Polarization in the Pews: 'Blue' Church and 'Red' Church Catholicism," by William Dinges, CUA associate professor of theology and religious studies. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, call 202-319-5999.
3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., a retirement reception for James W. Mayo, associate provost of sponsored research, in recognition of 15 years of service in that role. McMahon Hall Foyer.
4 p.m., the Columbus School of Law presents “Sports Law in the Nation's Capital: An Insider's Look at the Industry's Hottest Legal Issues,” a panel discussion of the economic, political and social impact of professional sports on the D.C. area; the legal and business issues involved in sports law practice; and issues involved in representing professional athletes. The discussion will be led by Mark H. Tuohey III, chairman of the D.C. Sports and Entertainment Commission and a member of CUA’s Board of Trustees. Columbus School of Law, Walter A. Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, call 202-319-5438.
5:15 p.m., the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies presents "Fictive Kinship and Byzantine Political Success," by Leonora Neville, CUA assistant professor of history. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room C. For more information, call 202-319-5794.
8 p.m., as part of its first annual film series, the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents "The Passion of Joan of Arc." CUA faculty will give brief presentations before the film. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, call 202-319-5416 or visit http://music.cua.edu.
Thursday, Feb. 17
11 a.m. to noon, the School of Nursing and CUA's chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, Kappa Chapter, present "Free but Bound," by Vernice Ferguson, an honorary fellow in the Royal College of Nursing of the United Kingdom. Light refreshments will be served. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room B. For more information or to R.s.v.p., contact the School of Nursing at 202-319-5400 or email@example.com.
5:10 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies, the Department of Politics, the Graduate Students' Association and the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies present "Mestizo Democracy: The Politics of Crossing Borders," by John Francis Burke, professor of politics, University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas. A reception will follow. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen Happel Room. For more information, contact Peter Casarella, associate professor of theology and religious studies, at 202-319-6517.
7 p.m., as part of its annual speakers series, the Center for Irish Studies presents "The Roaring Twenties? Sex and Revolution in Irish Writing after 1922," by Nicholas Allen, professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Pryzbyla Center, Room 351. For more information, contact Robert Mahony, professor of English, at 202-319-5488 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
8 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the CUA Instrumental Ensembles, directed by Timothy Roberts. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.
Friday, Feb. 18
1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., CUA's Center for American Catholic Studies presents a symposium entitled "Ministering to Young Adult Catholics." Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, contact Dean Hoge, professor of sociology, at 202-319-5999 or email@example.com.
7 p.m., as part of its 2005 film series, the School of Architecture and Planning presents "Mon Oncle (My Uncle)," directed by Jacques Tati. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5188.
Saturday, Feb. 19
7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the CUA Chamber Singers, conducted by Leo Nestor. Edward Alan Moore is the organist. Our Lady of Mercy Church, 9200 Kentsdale Drive, Potomac, Md. For more information, call 202-319-5416.
Sunday, Feb. 20
3 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the Rome Trio, featuring violinist Jody Gatwood, cellist Robert Newkirk and pianist Marilyn Neeley. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.
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