Apr 2012
Apr
02
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

American Experience Film Series: Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965

 This is the fifth film and discussion in an American Experience Film Series designed for students in American Experience sections. All are welcome! The audience will enjoy selections from the award-winning PBS series Eyes on the Prize: America's...

Apr
03
5:00 pm to 6:15 pm

A Reading by Andrea Palpant Dilley: "Faith and Other Flat Tires: Searching for God on the Rough Road of Doubt"

NOTE: Room location change to Mabee Ballroom A. In her deeply personal memoir, Andrea navigates the doubts that plague believers and skeptics alike: Why does God allow suffering? Why is go so silent, distant, and uninvolved? And why does church seem...

Apr
03
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

American Experience Film Series: Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1965-1985

  This is the sixth film and discussion in an American Experience Film Series designed for students in American Experience sections. All are welcome!  Dr. Amy Nathan Wright will screen selections of less well-known elements of the Civil Rights and...

Apr
10
12:30 pm to 1:45 pm

Faculty Talks: Lisa Goering and Bill Quinn on Biology Research with Students

Bill Quinn and Lisa Goering will discuss projects supported through grants from the USDA Hispanic Serving Institution Education Grant program.  The two projects utilize different forms of student experiential learning to encourage the exploration of...

Apr
10
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Nostra Aetate Forum Presents "The Mormon Tradition and Public Dialogue: Building Bridges among Religious Communities"

Two experts discuss the religious contours of Mormonism and the ways in which Mormons see themselves contributing to American public life: Sheila Taylor, PhD, Systematic Theology, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley Quinn Warnick, PhD, English...

Apr
11
11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Respect Life Fair

Learn about the many ways to respect life in your campus community and beyond at the Respect Life Fair, April 11, 11am-1pm on Ragsdale Lawn.    Catholic Social Teaching states that “human life is sacred and that the dignity of the human person...

Apr
11
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

"Writ Writer: One Man's Journey for Justice": Documentary and Q&A with Filmmaker Susanne Mason

Writ Writer tells the inspiring story of Fred Arispe Cruz's efforts to improve Texas prisons by writing his own writs of habeas corpus from behind bars. This is a story about a "self-taught jailhouse lawyer...who challenged the constitutionality of...

Apr
11
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

From Calm to Dynamic Korea: A Lecture on Korean Culture

St. Edward's is proud to host Kyungja Kim, PhD, Dean in the Office of International Affairs at The Catholic University of Korea, St. Edward's newest partner University. Kim will share insights into Korean culture, and will discuss the country's...

Apr
12
11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference Call

Robert Pearl Ragsdale center, Lucas Room, 301 The fifth CFR Academic Call "Saudi Arabia in the New Middle East" presented by F. Gregory Gause III, Professor and chair of the Political Science Department, University of Vermont, and Author of the...

Apr
12
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

"Beyond Beliefs" Documentary Screening

In March 2007, Australian voters took over Old Parliament House in Canberra for three days to consider how Muslims and non-Muslims live in Australia and how they might live in the future. "Beyond Beliefs" follows four people through this journey as...

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