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Events and Collaborative Programs

Below is a sampling of events and collaborative programs that address topics of diversity, racial equality and social justice advocacy that will be offered throughout the academic year. Please check back frequently for updates.

Lunchtime Listening Party: How Just is the Criminal Justice System?
Noon - 1 pm
Libermann Hall, Mezzanine level
Center for Catholic Faith and Culture Conference Room
Faculty and staff are invited to a "lunchtime listening party" of the award-winning investigative podcast, SERIAL. Five episodes remain:

TH, Oct. 25 - Episode 6
T, Oct. 30 - Episode 7
W, Oct. 31 - Episode 8
W, Nov 7 - Episode 9
W, Nov. 14 - Episode 10
Bring your lunch. Drinks and dessert provided. 

Sponsored by the Center for Catholic Faith and Culture and the Racial Equality and Restorative Justice Working Group

Social Justice Internship Fair
Friday, Sept. 28
10 am - 2 pm
Academic Walk
Duquesne University has invited community-engaged organizations and agencies to share their opportunities for internships and potential careers. All students are welcome to attend and discuss their interests with our community partners.
Sponsored by the Center for Engaged Teaching and Research, McAnulty College, Center for Career Development, and the Center for Catholic Faith and Culture

Holy Spirit Lecture: The Holy Spirit and the Challenge of Difference
Tuesday, Oct. 23
4:30 pm
Power Center Ballroom
Dr. M. Shawn Copeland, professor of Theology at Boston College, is the keynote speaker for this annual event that encourages the exploration of ideas pertaining to the theology of the Holy Spirit in dialogue with contemporary issues.
Sponsored by the Department of Theology

United Pittsburgh Speaker Series
Feb. 4 - April 15
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
We have invited local leaders to discuss Pittsburgh's most pressing challenges--and meaningful solutions--in a series of public presentations to students and community residents alike. Speakers include Majestic Lane, Mayor Peduto's deputy chief of Neighborhood Empowerment; Grant Oliphant, president of The Heinz Endowments; Temple Sinai Rabbi James Gibson; and Carlow University President Suzanne Mellon, Ph.D.

Day of Learning and Speaking Out
Wednesday, March 20
10 am - 4 pm
Power Center Ballroom

Won't You Be My Neighbor
Wednesday, April 10
Noon -1:30 pm
Latino Family Center
5420 2nd Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15207