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October 2017 Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Thursday, Sept. 28-Sunday, Oct. 15
Orphie and the Book of Heroes
Join the Duquesne Red Masquers for their first show of the season, a family-friendly musical titled Orphie and the Book of Heroes, which tells the story of Orphie, a young girl in Ancient Greece who sets out to save storyteller Homer and his Book of Heroes. Music by Michael Kooman, book and lyrics by Duquesne alumnus Christopher Dimond.
Thursday through Saturday Shows 8 p.m., Sunday shows 2 p.m., Genesius Theater, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.duqredmasquers.com/.

Monday, Oct. 2
Duquesne Law Fair
Undergraduates, graduate students and working professionals are invited to meet representatives of 39 law schools from across the country during the Duquesne law fair.
10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Duquesne Union Room 119, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, visit www.duq.edu/lawfair.

Tuesday, Oct. 3
Latinos Beyond Reel: Challenging a Media Stereotype Screening
This hard-hitting documentary analyzes how Latinos are marginalized and vilified in the media, sometimes with grave consequences. Sponsored by the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.
7 p.m., 104 College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, visit http://latinosbeyondreel.com/.

Shared Governance: History and Current Challenges
The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) presents Dr. Hans-Joerg Tiede, associate secretary, Department of Academic Freedom, Tenure and Governance in the AAUP. A Q&A and discussion will follow the paper presentation. Sponsored by the Duquesne University chapter of the AAUP.
3 to 5 p.m., Phenomenology Center, Gumberg Library, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Friday, Oct. 6- Sunday, Oct. 8
Pop-Up Museum: Things & Stories that Make Duquesne
As part of Duquesne University's homecoming weekend, the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts presents a pop-up museum Things & Stories that Make Duquesne. Presented by the Materiae Learning Community and organized by Dr. Alima Bucciantini, assistant professor of history.
Times TBA. Duquesne University Student Union, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Saturday, Oct. 7
Service Animals and the Law
This Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course will tackle the legal issues surrounding service, emotional support and therapy animals in our communities. The CLE seeks to provide attendees with knowledge of current law at both the federal and state levels, including applicable statutes such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Rehabilitation Act, The Fair Housing Act (FHA) and the Air Carriers Access Act, along with similar state counterparts. Cost: $90 with CLE credit, free without credit.
9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., School of Law Room 203, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/law/serviceanimalCLE.

Wednesday, Oct. 11
Book Discussion-'Supporting Muslim Students: A Guide to Understanding the Diverse Issues of Today's Classrooms'
Duquesne's Consortium for Christian-Muslim Dialogue hosts Terri Rodriguez, Duquesne Assistant Education Professor Dr. Laura Mahalingappa and Duquesne Associate Education Professor Dr. Nihat Polat, for a book-signing and discussion of their recently published Supporting Muslim Students: A Guide to Understanding the Diverse Issues of Today's Classrooms.' Sponsored by the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.
4:30 p.m., Africa Room, Student Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Friday, Oct. 13
Socrates' Mistake: Lacan on Love
A presentation by Dr. Mari Ruti, professor of critical theory at Harvard University and the University of Toronto. Sponsored by the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.
2:30 p.m., Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, Gumberg Library, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Monday, Oct. 16
Fall 2017 Newman Lecture
Daniel Joyce, archivist and librarian at the Oratory, Birmingham, England, will present his lecture The Archives of Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman: Preserving and Promoting the Heritage of a 19th Century Priest and Theologian Through 21st Century Digital Scholarship. Sponsored by the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.
4 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.

Tuesday, Oct. 17
Paralegal Institute Open House
Paralegal prospective students are invited to visit the Paralegal Institute open house to hear about coursework and training, meet administrators and faculty, and tour classrooms and Duquesne's campus. Refreshments will be served.
5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Libermann Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/law/paralegal email paralegal@duq.edu or call 412.396.1643.

National Institute for Newman Studies Workshop
This Newman Studies Workshop will be led by Lawrence Gregory, archivist to the John Henry Newman Collection. A light lunch will be served.
10 a.m., National Institute for Newman Studies, 211 North Dithridge St., Pittsburgh.
RSVP by emailing cdiclaudio@ninsdu.org.

Wednesday, Oct. 18
Graduate Business Information Sessions
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., Rockwell Hall Room 713, 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.

Thursday, Oct. 19
Forced Sterilization of Peruvian Indigenous Women
A presentation by Dr. Ñusta Carranza Ko, assistant professor of political science at Ohio Northern University. Sponsored by the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.
4:30 p.m., 644 College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Moby-Dick and Nineteenth-Century Extinction Discourse
A presentation by Dr. Timothy Sweet, Eberly Family Distinguished Professor of American Literature at West Virginia University. Sponsored by the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.
4:30 p.m., 104 College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Friday, Oct. 20
Worlds of Being Workshop: 'Moral Engines of Ethical Reflection and Narrative Phenomenology'
A workshop presented by Dr. Cheryl Mattingly, professor of anthropology and occupational science at the University of Southern California. Sponsored by the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.
2 p.m., Location TBD.

Saturday, Oct. 21
101 on 501s
This Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course will feature a panel of attorneys who have experience at both large and grassroots organizations in a variety of different disciplines. The panel will provide an overview of the roles of board members, including the basics of nonprofit corporate, tax and fundraising legal issues. Featuring attorneys Jeffrey Fromknecht and Christie Tillapaugh, and Associate Dean Jacob Rooksby.
Cost: $90 with CLE credit, $50 without CLE credit.
9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., School of Law Room 203, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/law/501CLE.

Monday, Oct. 23
America and the Road to War, 1914-1917
The Department of History will host its 51st annual History Forum America and the Road to War, 1914-1917, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the First World War. Pittsburgh native and critically acclaimed author Dr. Michael Neiberg, Stimson chair of the Department of National Security and Strategy at the U.S. Army War College, will trace the long and torturous path to American involvement, showing how the public debates over this "War to End All Wars" centered on issues such as morality, economics and the very nature of American identity.
7 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
For more information, visit www.duq.edu/historyforum.

Monday, Oct. 23-Friday, Oct. 27
Africa Week

  • Marketplace on Oct. 23: Union Atrium and Library Patio, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Talk on Africa on Oct. 24: Power Center Ballroom, 3:30 p.m.
  • Drumming on Oct. 25: Library Patio, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Movie Night on Oct. 26: Nite Spot (Union), 7 p.m.
  • Taste of Africa on Oct. 27: Union Ballroom, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sponsored by the Duquesne University Center for African Studies, Africa Week is free and open to the public. Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, call 412.396.2651.

Tuesday, Oct. 24
Graduate Business Lunch Information Sessions
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for a Graduate Business Lunch Information Session to learn more about program offerings and Duquesne University. A light lunch will be provided.
12:15 to 1:15 p.m., Rockwell Hall Room 713, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/graduate/business, email jewettj@duq.edu or call 412.396.6244.

Wednesday, Oct. 25-Friday, Oct. 27
Emerging Women's Leadership Conference
The Emerging Women's Leadership Conference will provide high-potential women with an opportunity to develop their business and leadership skills. Graduates of the conference will leave with an individualized and distinct development experience that fosters the leadership capacity of each woman, thus enhancing her ability to create and sustain long-term growth within her organization. Participants will receive a Duquesne University certificate from the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business. Registration deadline is Oct. 16.
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/ewlc.

Thursday, Oct. 26
The Infinite Terror of Open Spaces
Center for Interpretive and Qualitative Research presentation by Dr. Matthew Ussia, instructor of writing, department of English, Duquesne University. Sponsored by the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.
4:30 p.m., 207 College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Book Launch and Signing

  • Dr. Bruce Fink, A Clinical Introduction to Freud: Techniques for Everyday Practice
  • Dr. Derek Hook, Six Moments in Lacan: Communication and Identification in Psychology and Psychoanalysis

Sponsored by the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.
6 p.m., Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, Gumberg Library, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Friday, Oct. 27
Opioids in America: The Science, Law and Policy of a National Epidemic
This Forensic Fridays seminar will feature a panel of speakers to address the opioid epidemic plaguing our region and nation. This program is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Board for six hours of Substantive CLE credit. The program is also being offered online via live video streaming. Sponsored by the Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law, the Duquesne University Chronic Pain Research Consortium and the School of Nursing.
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Africa Room, Duquesne University Student Union, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, including cost, and to register, visit www.duq.edu/forensics, email wechtinstitute@duq.edu or call 412.396.1330

Tuesday, Oct. 31
Coffeehouse Poetry Reading
A Coffeehouse Poetry Reading by Myung Mi Kim, professor of English at the University of Buffalo, and Duquesne alum Trevor Root (BA '17).
7 p.m., Genesius Theater, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

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