College Events and Lectures
Fall 2017 Speakers and Events
September 8, 7-9pm, Power Center
Screening of Suzanne Barnard and Sofia Borges Maxamba
(documentary on the history and inhabitants of the now demolished Quinta da Vitória neighborhood of Lisbon, Portugal)
September 13, 4:30pm, 220 College Hall
Washington Internship Institute Informational Meeting
September 14, 4pm, 207 College Hall (Berger Gallery)
Workshop on National/International Fellowships & Grants
September 15, 2:30pm, Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, Gumberg Library
"The Origin of the Word 'Philosopher' (Philosophos)"
Dr. Christopher Moore, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Penn State University
September 21, 4:30pm, 207 College Hall (Berger Gallery)
Dr. Cathleen J. Appelt and Dr. Jessica Devido "Identity and Priorities for Social Change: An Exploration of African-American Women's Perspectives on the Current Maternal-Child Health Crisis" (Center for Interpretive and Qualitative Research Presentation)
September 27, 10:30am, Port of Pittsburgh Conference Room
A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Discussion with the US Army Corps of Engineers
Dr. Lucia Osa-Melero and Carmen Alicia Martinez
September 28, 5-8pm, Pappert Lecture Hall, Bayer Learning Center
Screening of Chris Ivey's East of Liberty: A Story of Good Intentions
(documentary on race, class, and gentrification in Pittsburgh)
September 28 - October 15, Thursday-Saturday 8pm, Sunday 2pm, Genesius Theater
The Duquesne University Red Masquers present: Orphie and the Book of Heroes
(a new family-friendly musical, music by Michael Kooman, Book & Lyrics by alumnus Christopher Dimond)
September 29, 2pm & 4pm, Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, Gumberg Library
"The Conversion of Gregory Zilboorg: Faith, Hope, and Charity"
(Faith and Hope - 2pm, Hope and Charity - 4pm)
Dr. Amy Allen, Professor & Chair of Philosophy, Penn State University
"Diversity & Inclusion: Faculty Hiring and Graduate Student Recruitment"
12:15pm, 119 Duquesne Union
"Foucault and the Problem of Psychoanalysis"
4pm, Duquesne Union Ballroom
October 3, 7pm, 104 College Hall
Latinos Beyond Reel. Challenging a Media Stereotype
(film screening for National Hispanic Heritage Month)
October 6-8 (Homecoming), Duquesne Union, Times TBA
Pop-Up Museum: Things & Stories that Make Duquesne
Presented by the Materiae Learning Community and organized by Dr. Alima Bucciantini, Assistant Professor of History
October 7, 9:30am, 505 Rockwell Hall
Len Komoroski (BA1982, Journalism)
The CEO of the Cleveland Cavaliers/Quicken Loans Arena will provide some executive insights, followed by Q&A about careers in sports.
October 11, 4:30pm, Duquesne Union Africa Room
Book Discussion - Supporting Muslim Students: A Guide to Understanding the Diverse Issues of Today's Classrooms
The Consortium for Christian-Muslim Dialogue
October 13, 2:30pm, Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, Gumberg Library
Socrates' Mistake: Lacan on Love
Dr. Mari Ruti, Professor of Critical Theory, Harvard University and University of Toronto
October 16, 4:00pm, Power Center
The National Institute for Newman Studies in affiliation with Duquesne University, Fall 2017 Newman Lecture
The Archives of Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman
Preserving and Promoting the Heritage of a 19th-Centurey Priest and Theologian through 21st-Century Digital Scholarship
Featuring Daniel Joyce, MA, Cantab., Archivist and Librarian at the Oratory Birmingham
October 19, 4:30pm, 644 College Hall
"Forced Sterilization of Peruvian Indigenous Women"
Dr. Ñusta Carranza Ko, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Ohio Northern University
October 19, 4:30pm, 104 College Hall
"Moby-Dick and Nineteenth-Century Extinction Discourse"
Dr. Timothy Sweet, Eberly Family Distinguished Professor of American Literature, West Virginia University
October 20, 2pm (Location TBA)
Worlds of Being Workshop: "Moral engines of ethical reflection and narrative Phenomenology
Dr. Cheryl Mattingly, Professor of Anthropology and Occupational Science, University of Southern California
October 23, 7pm, Power Center
"America and the Road to War, 1914-1917"
Dr. Michael Neiberg, Stimson Chair of the Department of National Security and Strategy at the US Army War College
October 23 - 27
October 23, 10am-2pm, Duquesne Union Atrium & Gumberg Library Patio - Marketplace
October 24, 3:30pm, Power Center Dougherty Ballroom B &C - Talk on Africa
October 25, 10-2pm, Gumberg Library Patio - Drumming
October 26, 7pm, Duquesne Union NiteSpot - Movie Night
October 27, 11am-1pm, Duquesne Union Ballroom - Taste of Africa
October 31, 7pm (Location TBA)
Poetry Reading by Myung Mi Kim
Professor of English, University of Buffalo
November 2-12, Thursday-Saturday 8pm, Sunday 2pm, Genesius Theater
The Duquesne University Red Masquers present: The Busy Body
(An 18th Century Farce by Suzanne Centlivre)
November 3, 2pm, 613 Duquesne Union
"Philosophy, Depiction, and the Epistemic Image"
Dr. Dan Selcer, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Duquesne University
November 8, 4:30pm, 105 College Hall
"America Abroad: The United States' Global Role in the 21st Century"
Dr. Stephen G. Brooks, Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College
November 9, 1pm, 613 Duquesne Union
David F. Kelly Lecture on Bioethics
"A Defense of Universal Principles and Common Morality in Biomedical Ethics"
Dr. Tom L. Beauchamp, Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy and Kennedy Institute of
Ethics, Georgetown University
November 10, 2:30pm, Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, Gumberg Library
"How To Make Philosophers: Spinoza on Pedagogy"
Dr. Julie Klein, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Villanova University
November 16, 6pm, Pappert Lecture Hall, Bayer Learning Center
"Bodies and Bones in Imperial Rome: What Biology and Chemistry Reveal about the Past"
Dr. Kristina Killgrove, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of West Florida
November 30-December 2, Thursday-Saturday 8pm, Sunday 2pm, Genesius Theater
The Duquesne University Red Masquers present: One-Acts for Charity
December 1, (Time/Location, TBA)
"The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Beauty"
Dr. Anjan Chatterly, Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
December 1, 2:30pm, Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center
"Catholicism and the Making of European Phenomenology"
Dr. Edward Baring, Associate Professor of History, Drew University
December 6, 7pm, Genesius Theater
The 2nd Shepard's Play (AMedieval Christmas Farce and Banquet)
Events Throughout the Academic Year
Most events are free and open to the public and alumni of Duquesne. Check back for additional information.