The Catholic University of America

 Nov. 11 – Nov. 17, 2013

Calendar

Monday, Nov. 11
Copland, Mahler, and the Hidden Ancestry of American Music

11 a.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a Musicology Colloquium, featuring a lecture by Matthew Mugmon, assistant professor in the University of Arizona's School of Music, titled "Copland, Mahler, and the Hidden Ancestry of American Music." Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Andrew Weaver at 202-319-5413 or weavera@cua.edu.

Veterans Day Panel Discussion
Noon, the Office of Veterans Affairs sponsors a Veterans Day panel discussion and Q-and-A session. Speakers include Janice Agazio, associate professor of nursing, who will talk about her work on military nursing care delivery; Karlynn BrintzenhofeSzoc, associate professor of social work, who will discuss the National Catholic School of Social Service's doctoral program for active duty service members; and David Jobes, professor of psychology, who will discuss his research on soldier suicide. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room A. For more information, contact Ed Schaefer at 202-319-5689.

From Sleigh Bells to Death Knells: Gustav Mahler and His 'Heavenly' Fourth Symphony
3:40 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a Musicology Colloquium, featuring a lecture by Matthew Mugmon, assistant professor in the University of Arizona's School of Music, titled "From Sleigh Bells to Death Knells: Gustav Mahler and His 'Heavenly' Fourth Symphony." Ward Hall, John Paul Hall. For more information, contact Andrew Weaver at 202-319-5413 or weavera@cua.edu.

Tuesday, Nov. 12
Introduction to Interviewing Workshop

6 to 7 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents "Introduction to Interviewing Workshop." What is it really like to go on an interview? What do you say? Learn how to research an employer as well as what you need to do before, during, and after an interview to give yourself the best shot at landing the position. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321. R.s.v.p. requested. Sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the career services office at 202-319-5623.

Navigating the Storms of Change: How Emotional Intelligence Leadership Works
6 p.m., the Department of Library and Information Science holds a colloquium with Camila Alire, dean emerita at the University of New Mexico and a past president of the American Library Association. She will speak on "Navigating the Storms of Change: How Emotional Intelligence Leadership Works,” particularly regarding such real-life events as disaster recovery and major library reorganization. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, visit the website or contact David E. Shumaker at shumaker@cua.edu.

Wednesday, Nov. 13
Madrid Spring Break Trip Information Session
5 to 6 p.m., Daniel García-Donoso, assistant professor of Spanish, hosts an information session on the spring break 2014 trip to Madrid, Spain, that he will be leading. Come learn more about this exciting opportunity to study abroad in Madrid and visit some of the spots that exemplify Spain. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321. For more information, contact Daniel García-Donoso at 202-319-5240 or garciadonoso@cua.edu.

Leaders in Development Seminar: Education and Development
5:10 to 6:25 p.m., the Integral Economic Development graduate programs — IEDM and IEDP — present John J. Convey, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Professor of Education, who will talk on education and development. Q-and-A session follows. Refreshments will be served afterward. Free and open to the CUA community and the public. McMahon Hall, Room 200. For more information, contact Jonathan Royden, graduate programs assistant in the School of Business and Economics, at royden@cua.edu.

Thursday, Nov. 14
Madrid Deals with the African Subaltern
5 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents the 18th Annual Alessandro S. Crisafulli Lecture, given this year by Michael Ugarte, professor of romance languages at the University of Missouri-Columbia. His talk, which will be in English, is titled "Madrid Deals with the African Subaltern." Light reception to follow. Gowan Hall, Auditorium (126). For more information, contact the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at 202-319-5240.

Does Pro-Life = Pro-Animal?
5:15 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies presents a lecture by Charles Camosy, assistant professor of Christian ethics at Fordham University. His lecture is titled "Does Pro-Life = Pro-Animal?". Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room. For more information, contact Catherine Graveline at 202-319-5701 or graveline@cua.edu.

How Did Handel's Audiences Hear His Operas?
6 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a Musicology Colloquium, featuring a lecture by Ellen T. Harris, Class of 1949 Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The full title of her talk is "How Did Handel's Audiences Hear His Operas?: Mary Delany and Floridante." Ward Hall, Room 139. For more information, contact Andrew Weaver at 202-319-5413 or weavera@cua.edu.

Thursday, Nov. 14; Friday, Nov. 15; Saturday, Nov. 16; and Sunday, Nov. 17; Thursday, Nov. 21; Friday, Nov. 22; and Saturday, Nov. 23; Sunday, Nov. 17, and Sunday, Nov. 24
A Dream Play

Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m. A new adaptation of August Strindberg's play by Matthew Buckley Smith, directed by Colin Hovde. How do you stage a dream? Agnes, a girl from “beyond,” possibly an angel or goddess, comes to Earth and becomes trapped by the sufferings and cruelties of mankind. Images and characters merge and separate, locations change in an instant, and a locked door recurs obsessively. A Dream Play is a captivating mix of Freud, Alice in Wonderland, and Strindberg’s own personal symbolism. Hartke Theatre. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Hartke Box Office at 202-319-4000.

Friday, Nov. 15
Faith, The Fundamental Act of Christian Existence
7 p.m., the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family presents a keynote lecture by Rev. Brian Daley, S.J., Catherine F. Huisking Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. His speech is titled "Faith, The Fundamental Act of Christian Existence," which also is the subject of a symposium the following day (see Nov. 16, below). McGivney Hall, Keane Auditorium. Registration required. To register, visit the website. For more information, contact Meredith Rice at 202-526-3799 or mrice@johnpaulii.edu.

Town and Gown Community Chorus Concert
7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a concert by the Town and Gown Community Chorus conducted by Kevin O'Brien, music school lecturer and director of music at St. Peter’s Church on Capitol Hill. St. Vincent de Paul Chapel. For more information, contact the music school at 202-319-5414.

Saturday, Nov. 16
Faith, The Fundamental Act of Christian Existence
9 a.m., the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family presents a symposium titled Faith, The Fundamental Act of Christian Existence. Topics include believing, seeing, and knowing the mystery of God according to the Scriptures; faith, the fulfillment of reason; the ecclesial dimension of faith; the historical dimension of faith; and witnessing to faith through the family. Registration required. To register, visit the website. For more information, contact Meredith Rice at 202-526-3799 or mrice@johnpaulii.edu.

Admissions Saturday Visit
10:30 a.m., the Office of Undergraduate Admissions offers a 30-minute overview of programs, extracurricular activities, and application procedures conducted by an admissions counselor, followed by a one-hour walking tour of campus with a Cardinal Ambassador to visit campus buildings and a residence hall and room and to hear firsthand about life on campus. McMahon Hall, Room 102. For more information, contact Christine Mica at 202-319-5304 or mica@cua.edu.

Benefit Recital
Noon. Love classical music? Want to learn more about mission trips? Want to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines? Come enjoy a recital to benefit St. Patrick's Foundation in Kingston, Jamaica, and the typhoon victims, featuring soprano Jackie Ecle singing works by Debussy, Obradors, Spohr, Copland, and others, with pianist Sophia Pileggi and clarinetist Michelangelo Romano accompanying. A free-will offering will be sent to St. Patrick's Foundation through Campus Ministry and the typhoon victims through Catholic Relief Services. Reception to follow. St. Vincent de Paul Chapel. For more information, contact Jackie Ecle at 202-670-5808 or 56ecle@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

Sunday, Nov. 17
CUA Symphony Orchestra Concert
4 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents an all-Mahler concert by the CUA Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Searle, director of orchestral activities and conducting studies, with guest soloist Arianna Zukerman, soprano. Sligo Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 7700 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park, Md. For more information, contact the music school at 202-319-5414.

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Campus Ministry 

November Prayers of Remembrance
We would be honored to remember your deceased loved ones in our annual Prayers of Remembrance. Throughout the month of November, all those who are enrolled will be remembered at the University Commemoration of the Faithful Departed on All Souls Day and at the 10:30 p.m. Eucharist in St. Vincent’s Chapel, Monday through Thursday. Enroll deceased loved ones using the cards available in Campus Ministry and at Sunday Masses, or submit names online at ministry.cua.edu/liturgy/allsouls.cfm. For more information, contact Father Justin at rossjm@cua.edu.

Thanksgiving Dinner with Father Jude
On campus over Thanksgiving? Join Father Jude for a Thanksgiving feast. Free food, great company. Find details and sign up at ministry.cua.edu.

Dessert and Rolls: Donations for Thanksgiving Dinner
Donations of dessert or rolls for Father Jude’s Thanksgiving dinner would be appreciated. Please deliver to Campus Ministry by 4 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26. Notify Lani Collins at collinsL@cua.edu if you are planning to donate.

Tuesday, Nov. 12
Graduate Scripture Reflection

6 to 7:15 p.m. All are welcome! Register at ministry.cua.edu. Caldwell Hall, Campus Ministry Lounge.

Wednesday, Nov. 13
Coffee and Conversation: Lumen Fidei
6 to 7:30 p.m. Come share your “light of faith” as we discuss Lumen Fidei by Pope Francis. Jonathan Lewis, young adult director from the Archdiocese of Washington, will facilitate the conversation. R.s.v.p. at ministry.cua.edu. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room. For more information, contact Sister Ruth at harkins@cua.edu.

Disney Night
10 p.m. Be our guest, be our guest! Join the RMs and the rest at The Cellar for Disney Night! There will be plenty of Disney tunes and snacks to go round. So head on over to The Cellar after Adoration, it's just around the river bend. The Cellar, Caldwell Hall.

Friday, Nov. 15
Homeless Food Run
3:30 p.m. Spend an afternoon with homeless people in D.C. Homeless food runs happen every Friday and Sunday during the academic year. Meet at Pryzbyla Center, P.O.D. Market (first floor). Bring your SmarTrip card.

Murder Mystery Dinner
7 p.m. You are cordially invited to a dinner to die for. There is danger afoot and it’s up to YOU to solve the mystery. Join The House for a night of delectable Maggiano’s food, classy and creative company, and perhaps a murder or two as Caldwell reopens with a bang! . . . or maybe a stab. Caldwell Auditorium. Tickets sold in the Pryzbyla Center Lobby. $15 for this legendary night of murder and mystery.

Saturday, Nov. 16
Fun with Nuns — Day of Recollection
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Join us and our sisters-in-residence for a Day of Recollection — a day of prayer, fellowship, and discernment. Lunch will be served. Caldwell Hall, Campus Ministry Lounge. R.s.v.p. online at ministry.cua.edu.

Catholic Leadership Conference
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Catholic University Council of the Knights of Columbus, Archdiocese of Washington Young Adult Ministry, and the Catholic Apostolate Center sponsor Catholic Leadership Conference 2013, featuring speakers, panel discussions, and celebration of the Holy Eucharist. Featuring keynote speaker Lawrence Morris, J.D., general counsel, retired U.S. Army Colonel, JAG Corps, and former general counsel of the United States Military Academy. Pryzbyla Center, third floor. R.s.v.p. required. To register or for more information, visit knights.cua.edu/CLC.

Saturday, Nov. 16, through Sunday, Nov. 24
Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Join us for programs of awareness and action, including food runs, the following, and more:
Sunday, Nov. 17: Homeless Food Run (see below)
Monday, Nov. 18: Vigil for Hope
Tuesday, Nov. 19: Film: A Place at the Table
Wednesday, Nov. 20: Oxfam Dinner
Thursday, Nov. 21: CUA on Tap Bread for the World presentation (see Upcoming Events, below)
Friday, Nov. 22: Homeless Food Run (see below)
For more information visit ministry.cua.edu.

Sunday, Nov. 17
Homeless Food Run

2 p.m. Spend an afternoon with homeless people in D.C. Homeless food runs happen every Friday and Sunday during the academic year. Meet at Caldwell Hall, Office of Campus Ministry. Visit service.cua.edu for more information.

Upcoming Events

Monday, Nov. 18
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: Tickets on Sale

11 a.m. The world will be watching The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, on opening day, Friday, Nov. 22. Get your $5 discounted tickets Nov. 18 for a private theater screening in Chinatown with The House. The line starts at 11 a.m. and tickets go on sale at 11:15 a.m. Pryzbyla Center, Lobby. May the odds be ever in your favor.

Wednesday, Nov. 20
Corny and Cardigan Night
10 p.m. What did Ms. Alice say after she swiped your card in The Pryz? "Here's your cardagain . . ." Come to Corny and Cardigan Night at The Cellar after Praise and Worship Adoration. The food will be just as corny as the jokes! Caldwell Hall, The Cellar.

Thursday, Nov. 21
CUA on Tap: Bread for the World

7 p.m. Hunger has a face. Come to CUA on Tap during Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week to hear CUA alumnus Billy Kangas discuss Bread for the World and its mission to fight hunger. Free food. Cash bar for those 21 and above. Open mic night starts at 7 p.m.; speaker at 8 p.m. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room.

Friday, Nov. 22
Private Screening: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
5:30 p.m. Join The House for a private theater screening of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire in Chinatown. See Nov. 18, above, for ticket information. Meet at Caldwell Hall, The House.

Friday, Nov. 22, through Sunday, Nov. 24
Athletes' Retreat: DRIVEN
This year's retreat — DRIVEN — will take place at an all-new retreat center. The retreat will provide us with a chance to get in touch with what's driving us in our sport and in our faith. All student-athletes are invited and can sign up at ministry.cua.edu. Cost is $50 and scholarships are available.

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Athletics

Saturday, Nov. 16
Noon, the women's cross country team competes at the NCAA Regional Championship, Newport News, Va.

1 p.m, the swim team hosts the Drew University Rangers, DuFour Center, Swimming Pool.

TBA, the men's cross country team competes at the NCAA Regional Championship, Newport News, Va.

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Upcoming Events 

Monday, Nov. 18
Lecture and Reception: Unigenitus 1713–2013
5:30 p.m., Rare Books and Special Collections and the Department of History present A Tercentenary Commemoration of Pope Clement XI's Apostolic Constitution with a guest lecture by Jeffrey Burson, assistant professor of history at Georgia Southern University, titled "Unigenitus and the Catholic Enlightenment in Europe." Lenore Rouse, rare books curator, will present "The Pope's Pamphlets: Jansenism in the Albani Library." "Unigenitus" refers to the first words of Pope Clement XI's papal bull, in which he condemns the doctrines of Jansenism, a dissident religious movement within France. Reception follows. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room C. To R.s.v.p. or for more information, contact Rare Books at 202-319-5091 or cuararebooks@gmail.com.

Monday, Nov. 18; Tuesday, Nov. 19; and  Wednesday, Nov. 20
Towards a Comprehensive Internationalization at CUA
5 to 6:30 p.m., the Center for Global Education and the Office of the Provost sponsor three panel discussions, featuring students, faculty, and administrators. Topics to be discussed include Internationalization of Faculty: Teaching and Scholarship; Internationalization of Students: Academic and Student Life; and Internationalization of Curriculum. All are welcome. Pangborn Hall, Scullen Room. For more information, contact Mario Ortiz at ortizm@cua.edu.

Monday, Nov. 18, through Friday, Dec. 6
Exhibition: Unigenitus 1713-2013: Books, Prints, Manuscripts
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, Rare Books and Special Collections sponsors an exhibition titled "Unigenitus 1713–2013," curated by Lenore Rouse and comprising books, prints, and manuscripts chiefly drawn from the family library of the Albani Pope Clement XI. John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library, Room 214. For more information, contact Rare Books at 202-319-5091 or cuararebooks@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 20
Leaders in Development Seminar: Microfinance and FINCA
5:10 to 6:25 p.m., the Integral Economic Development graduate programs — IEDM and IEDP — present a talk by Ronald Aizer, director, financial planning and analysis, FINCA International, the charitable microfinance organization whose Village Banking microfinance program provides small business loans in impoverished areas. Q-and-A session follows. Refreshments will be served afterward. Free and open to the CUA community and the public. McMahon Hall, Room 200. For more information, contact Jonathan Royden, graduate programs assistant in the School of Business and Economics, at royden@cua.edu.

From College to Career: Senior Strategy
6 to 7 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents a strategy-building session for seniors on making the transition from college to the world of work. Learn what it takes to successfully move from being a full-time student to working full time. Come build a strategy that works for you. Pryzbyla Center, Room 323. R.s.v.p. requested. Sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the career services office at 202-319-5623.

Thursday, Nov. 21
International Thanksgiving Potluck
5 to 7 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities, Center for Global Education, and Campus Ministry resident ministers host an evening of food and fun. Students who wish to bring a dish representing how their family or culture celebrates this American tradition can R.s.v.p. at culture.cua.edu/thanksgiving. In addition, Thanksgiving Potluck bags will be available for donation of nonperishable food items. Pryzbyla Center, Great Rooms A and B. For more information, contact Carolyn Bradford at 202-319-6003 or cuaculture@gmail. com.

Thursday, Nov. 21; Friday, Nov. 22; Saturday, Nov. 23; and Sunday, Nov. 24
Hansel and Gretel
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents Hansel and Gretel. This timeless fairy tale of lost children, candy treats, and an evil witch comes to life in this delightful production of Engelbert Humperdinck's captivating opera. Ward Hall, Recital Hall. For tickets, visit music.cua.edu. For more information, contact the music school at 202-319-5414.

Friday, Nov. 22
From Greek to Arabic Philosophy: Curricula, Texts, Translations
1:30 to 3:30 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents a lecture by Dimitri Gutas, professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies and Graeco-Arabic Studies at Yale University. His lecture is titled "From Greek to Arabic Philosophy: Curricula, Texts, Translations." The event is part of the school’s annual Fall Lecture Series, the theme of which is Philosophy in the Islamic Lands. Aquinas Hall, Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259 or email cua-philosophy@cua.edu.

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Announcements  

Is the University Closed or Opening Late?
The Office of Public Affairs wishes to remind faculty, staff, and students how to find out about the closing or delayed opening of Catholic University because of inclement weather. To find out the University’s operating status, check the CUA website at www.cua.edu, check your University email account, call the University’s main number (202-319-5000), or visit the CUA Facebook or Twitter accounts. The information is available through these sources by 6 a.m. on days when weather conditions are extremely poor. CUA also contacts local media outlets, including WAMU Radio, WTOP Radio, all local TV networks, and washingtonpost.com.

November Is Native American Heritage Month
CUA celebrates Native American Heritage Month throughout November. Check multicultural.cua.edu for information about upcoming events on campus and around Washington, D.C.

The End for Windows XP and Office 2003
Windows XP and Office 2003 are more than 10 years old, and Microsoft is ending support for them soon. Once support is ended, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates, increasing the computer's vulnerability to security risks.Technology Services is upgrading campus computers running Windows XP to Windows 7 with Office 2013. If you have been assigned a computer that is still running Windows XP, a technician will contact you requesting an appointment to perform the upgrade. For more information, please visit techsupport.cua.edu and search for "Windows XP" or call the Service Desk at 202-319-4357 (HELP).

Wednesday, Nov. 13
Faculty Research Proposal Workshop

Noon to 1:30 p.m. The Office of Sponsored Programs and the Office of Institutional Advancement invite all faculty to a workshop on preparing and submitting research proposals to funding agencies. Discussion topics will include electronic submission platforms, budgeting issues, approval requirements, and timelines. Federal, foundation, and corporate proposals will be discussed. A Q-and-A session follows. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321. For more information, email cua-osp@cua.edu or call 202-319-5218.

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