A A Email Print Share

November Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Thursday, Nov. 1, through Friday, Nov. 30
Veterans' Oral History Exhibit
In honor of the veterans who bravely served the United States, the Gumberg Library will host the Duquesne Veterans' Oral History Exhibit. Featuring interview excerpts from the Oral History Initiative's Duquesne Veterans' Oral History Project, the exhibit will highlight the stories of Duquesne's veteran alumni.
Popular Reading Room, Gumberg Library, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Friday, Nov. 2
Moral Injury and the Role of the Community in the Veteran's Homecoming
This one-day conference brings together mental health professionals, veterans, civilians and students to highlight the community's essential role in welcoming soldiers home from war and addressing the issues surrounding post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
To register, visit https://www.duq.edu/events/moral-injury/registration.

Philosophy Speaker Series
Prominent philosophers will give presentations.
2:30 to 5 p.m., Phenomenology Center, Gumberg Library, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Monday, Nov. 5
Gerrymandering and the Constitution: A Forum
The Honorable Maureen Lally-Green from Duquesne's School of Law joins the Honorable Max Baer from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for this forum about gerrymandering and the constitution.
4:30 p.m., Room 100, Porter Hall, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Becoming American: Family and Community
This film examines the role family ties and community institutions have played in successful migration and adaptation to American life. Becoming American is a six-week public program featuring documentary film screenings and scholar-led discussions designed to encourage an informed discussion of immigration issues against the backdrop of our immigration history.
6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Room 104, College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, visit www.duq.edu/becomingamerican.

Wednesday, Nov. 7
Fastcase Overview
The Allegheny County Law Library offers Fastcase access to members at firms with fewer than 60 attorneys. Fastcase is a database that includes case law, secondary sources and more. This one-hour course will provide an introductory-level overview of the types of materials that can be found in Fastcase as well as tips for using this resource.
1 to 2 p.m., Ninth Floor, City-County Building, Pittsburgh.
To register, contact Lori Hagen at hagenl@duq.edu or 412.350.5339.

Thursday, Nov. 8, through Saturday, Nov. 17
Dames at Sea
Dames at Sea, with book and lyrics by George Haimsohn and Robin Miller, music by Jim Wise and directed by John E. Lane Jr., is an homage/parody of 1930s movie musicals in which a chorus girl, newly arrived off the bus from the Midwest to New York City, steps into a role on Broadway and becomes a star. Just as Ruby gets her big break, they tear down the theater. What to do? No problem. Since it is fleet week in New York, why not move the show to a Navy Cruiser!
8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. matinee on Sundays and Saturday, Nov. 10. Genesius Theater, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, visit www.duqredmasquers.com.

Monday, Nov. 12
Becoming American: Immigration and Popular Culture
This film considers the ways the media and popular culture have historically taught newcomers how to "be American" and the transformation of culture and art from different groups of immigrants. Becoming American is a six-week public program featuring documentary film screenings and scholar-led discussions designed to encourage an informed discussion of immigration issues against the backdrop of our immigration history.
6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Room 104, College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, visit www.duq.edu/becomingamerican.

Tuesday, Nov. 13
Paralegal Institute Open House
Prospective students are invited to find out more about the School of Law's Paralegal Institute. Light refreshments will be served.
Noon to 1 p.m., Libermann Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit www.law.duq.edu/paralegal.

Introduction to Research on Westlaw
Presented by Kimberly Fleming from Westlaw, this course covers research fundamentals, such as finding a document by citation or name, researching a case and more. This course is approved for one hour of Continuing Legal Education credit.
Noon to 1 p.m., Ninth Floor, City County Building, Pittsburgh.
To register, contact Lori Hagen at hagenl@duq.edu or 412.350.5339.

Research Essentials on Practical Law
Presented by Kimberly Fleming from Westlaw. This session is approved for one hour of Continuing Legal Education credit.
1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Ninth Floor, City County Building, Pittsburgh.
To register, contact Lori Hagen at hagenl@duq.edu or 412.350.5339.

Graduate Business Information Session
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for a graduate business information session to learn more about program offerings and Duquesne University.
5:30 to 7 p.m., Room 409, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business/grad, email jewettj@duq.edu or call 412.396.6244.

Friday, Nov. 16
Balancing Individual Privacy and Public Safety in the Accessibility of Cell Phones
This Forensic Fridays seminar will examine the issue of privacy rights of individuals and the investigative needs of law enforcement. Speakers will include attorneys and a digital forensics expert. This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Board for three hours of substantive CLE credit. The session will also be available online.
12:30 to 4 p.m., Africa Room, Duquesne Student Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, including cost, visit www.duq.edu/forensics, email wechtinstitute@duq.edu or call 412.396.1330.

Tuesday, Nov. 27
Anna Jameson's Women: Heroines, Actresses and Saints
Join the Department of English and the Gumberg Library for the unveiling of an exhibition that focuses on rare editions of author Anna Jameson's work, focusing on Catholic art and the theater. A reception will follow. The exhibition will be on display through the spring 2019 semester.
4:30 to 6 p.m., Phenomenology Center, Gumberg Library, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Wednesday, Nov. 28
School of Law Information Session
Prospective students are invited to attend a Duquesne Law information session and learn about the admissions process, financial aid, and studying and living in Pittsburgh.
Noon to 1:30 p.m., Room 208, School of Law, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, email lawadmissions@duq.edu or call 412.396.6296.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. Duquesne, a campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, has been nationally recognized for its academic programs, community service and commitment to sustainability. Follow Duquesne University on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
www.duq.edu