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College Events and Lectures

Spring 2018 Speakers and Events

January 17, 7 p.m., 105 College Hall 
Screening of 13th
Human Rights in the Age of Trump Film Series (1 of 4) 

January 23, 7 p.m., 105 College Hall
Panel Discussion: "Media Literacy and Battling Fake News"
Joshua Gillin, Staff Writer for the Tampa Bay Times and PolitiFact Florida
Mila Sanina, Executive Editor of Public Source PA

January 24, 7 p.m., 105 College Hall
Screening of An Inconvenient Sequel:Truth to Power 
Human Rights in the Age of Trump Film Series (2 of 4)  

January 25, 4:30 p.m., Rockwell Hall Lecture Hall 3
"The Iran Nuclear Deal and What It Says About How Foreign Policy Is Made"
Dr. Dennis Jett, former U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique and Peru, Professor of International Relations, School of International Affairs, Pennsylvania State University.

January 31, 7 p.m., 105 College Hall 
Screening of Constructing the Terrorist Threat
Human Rights in the Age of Trump Film Series (3 of 4) 

January 31, 104 College Hall
Screening of Alphago
Followed by a discussion of the game of Go, Artificial Intelligence and Philosophy 
Dr. Jay Lampert, Professor of Philosophy

February 1, 4:30 p.m., 207 College Hall
"Human Rights in the 21st Centure: Roles and Strategies for Scholars"
Dr. Jackie Smith, Professor of Sociology, University of Pittsburgh
Center for Interpretive and Qualitative Research Presentation

February 7, 7 p.m., 105 College Hall 
Screening of Human Flow
Human Rights in the Age of Trump Film Series (4 of 4) 

February 15-25, 8 p.m. (except for Sundays at 2 pm), Genesius Theater
William Shakespeare's Macbeth 

February 20, 4-7 p.m., Power Center Ballroom B&C
1st Annual Internship Expo 
McAnulty College 

February 22, 7-9 p.m., Pappert Lecture Hall, Bayer School 
"The Art of Language Invention"
David Peterson, language creator for Game of Thrones  
Classics Department

March 1, 4:30 p.m., 207 College Hall
"The Art of Das Kapital: Why Contemporary Artists Are Turning to Marx"
Dr. Kathy M. Newman, Associate Professor of Literary and Cultural Studies, Carnegie Mellon University
Center for Interpretive and Qualitative Research Presentation

March 8-11, Marriott City Center
Annual Meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies
Co-sponsored by Duquesne University and the University of Pittsburgh

March 15, 2 p.m., Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center (Gumberg Library)
"Thinking Too Much: The Psychopathology of Hyperreflexivity"
Dr. Thomas Fuchs, University of Heidelberg
The Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center 36th Annual Symposium Public Lecture

March 21, TBA 
Critical Race Theory Talk 
Dr. George Yancy, Professor of Philosophy, Emory University 

March 22, 4:30 p.m., 104 College Hall
"The Desires of Richard Rolle: Queer Theology and the Disrupting Hermit"
Dr. Christopher M. Roman, Professor of English (Medieval Literature), Kent State University 

March 26, 7 p.m., 104 College Hall
"The Media and Marijuana: Covering Cannabis Culture and Medical Marijuana"
Noelle Phillips, The Denver Post, and other speakers

Events Throughout the Academic Year

Coffee House Readings

Communication Ethics Conference

David Kelley Bioethics Lecture

History Forum

Holy Spirit Lecture

Human Rights Film Festival

Newman Lectures

Paluse Lecture

Pascal Day

Phenomenology Symposium

Red Masquers

Leaders in Liberal Arts Alumni Webinar Series

Most events are free and open to the public and alumni of Duquesne. Check back for additional information.