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October Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Wednesday, Oct. 3
"Black Is...an' Black Ain't": Twenty-First Century African American Poetics
Keith D. Leonard, associate professor of English at American University and the author of Fettered Genius: The African American Bardic Poet from Slavery to Civil Rights, will give a presentation on contemporary African-American poetry.
4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Room 104, College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Graduate Business Coffee Chats
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for an off-site graduate information session to learn more about program offerings and Duquesne University.
5 to 6:30 p.m., Panera Bread, 295 Settlers Ridge Dr., Robinson.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business/grad, email jewettj@duq.edu or call 412.396.6244.

Thursday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 14
The Foreigner
The Duquesne Red Masquers present American playwright Larry Shue's comedy The Foreigner.
For tickets, visit www.duqredmasquers.com/purchase-tickets.

Tuesday, Oct. 9
Graduate Business Coffee Chats
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for an off-site graduate information session to learn more about program offerings and Duquesne University.
5 to 6:30 p.m., Panera Bread, 20111 Route 19, Cranberry.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business/grad, email jewettj@duq.edu or call 412.396.6244.

Friday, Oct. 12 through Sunday, Oct. 14
Rehumanize Conference for Life, Peace and Justice
This conference will cover ethics, history, practice and public policy on a whole breadth and depth of life issues including abortion, nuclear weapons, the justice system, human trafficking, the refugee crisis and more. Sponsored by the Consistent Ethic of Life at Duquesne.
Duquesne Union Ballroom, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, including cost, and to register, visit www.lifepeacejustice.com/rsvp.

Wednesday, Oct. 17
Pogbacite: Africa and France in the 2018 World Cup
Dr. Lauren Dubois, faculty director for the Forum of Scholars and Publics at Duke University and the author of The Language of the Game: How to Understand Soccer, will give a presentation on Africa and France in the World Cup.
4 to 6 p.m., Room 613, Duquesne Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Thursday, Oct. 18
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.

Tuesday, Oct. 23
The Holy Spirit and the Challenge of Difference
This ongoing series of lectures and colloquia encourages the exploration of ideas pertaining to the theology of the Holy Spirit within an ecumenical context and in dialogue with contemporary issues. Dr. M. Shawn Copeland, professor of systematic theology at Boston College, will be the guest lecturer.
4:30 p.m., Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.

Wednesday, Oct. 24
The History Forum: The Times and Spaces of 1968
The annual History Forum will focus on the 50th anniversary of the year 1968, which was defined by youth protests and civil unrest. Boston College Associate History Professor Dr. Julian Bourg, will present. This event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. Sponsored by the Department of History.
7 to 9:30 p.m., Africa Room, Duquesne Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Graduate Business Coffee Chats
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for an off-site graduate information session to learn more about program offerings and Duquesne University.
5 to 6:30 p.m., Panera Bread, 4172 William Penn Hwy., Monroeville.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business/grad, email jewettj@duq.edu or call 412.396.6244.

Wednesday, Oct. 25 through Thursday, Oct. 26
Ninth Annual McGinley-Rice Symposium: The Face of the Person Who Has Been Trafficked
A national forum focusing on critical issues in health care practice and policy through the lens of social justice, the McGinley-Rice Symposium looks into the face of the person who has been trafficked and views the world through his or her eyes. Sponsored by the School of Nursing. Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/mcginley-rice-symposium.

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.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/wlc.

Thursday, Oct. 25 through Saturday, Oct. 27
John Sallis: A Celebration of His Work
The Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center 37th Annual Symposium will focus on the life and work of Dr. John Sallis, professor of philosophy at Boston College. He is known as one of the leading and most innovative philosophers of modern time and is the founding editor of the journal Research in Phenomenology.
Africa Room, Duquesne Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, visit www.duq.edu/phenomenology.

Monday, Oct. 29
Becoming American: Help Wanted? Immigration and Work
This film delves into the economic side of immigration and chronicles the essential part that immigrant labor has played in building the United States. 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 p.m., Room 104, College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, visit www.duq.edu/library.

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