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2016 Teaching and Learning Strategies Keynote

2016 Teaching and Learning Strategies at VillanovaKeynote by Dr. Jodi Levin Laufgraben, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Assessment and Institutional Research, Temple University

49mins

16 Jun 2016

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Last Lecture

2016 Senior Toast and Last Lecture with Professor Teri Capriotti, College of Nursing

14mins

10 Jun 2016

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On the Role of Cultural Studies in Current Crises

This year’s conference examines timely issues of policing, violence, and racism.

1hr 23mins

8 Jun 2016

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Opening Plenary: Policing Creativity, History and Identity

This year's conference will examine timely issues of policing, violence, and racism.

1hr 26mins

8 Jun 2016

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Ireland's Empire

Irish Studies presents Colin Barr, University of Aberdeen. He is the author or editor of several books on modern Irish history, including most recently 'The European Culture Wars in Ireland: The Callan Schools Affair'.

59mins

20 Apr 2016

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Agape Latte

Agape Latte is a monthly speaker series program that provides a safe, social environment for students who are seeking to learn more about how faith applies to real life questions.

35mins

13 Apr 2016

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The Genre of Human Voices: Svetlana Alexievich

In her talk, Brintlinger will focus on the unique genre of Alexievich’s work and how she channeled the voices of Soviet and post-Soviet people, creating “monuments” in words. T

1hr 11mins

18 Mar 2016

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Behind the Scenes of Disney's Zootopia

A special 1-hour Behind the Scenes animation presentation and Q&A with one of the directors, Byron Howard. Byron Howard directed Disney’s 2010 hit “Tangled” with Nathan Greno.

27mins

25 Feb 2016

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Mary Holper, associate professor of Law and director of the Immigration Clinic at the Boston College School of Law will speak on “Gaudium et Spes and Immigrant Families Fifty Years Later.”

56mins

15 Feb 2016

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U.S. and Chinese Perspectives in Theory and Practice: Dialogues

43mins

8 Feb 2016

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U.S. and Chinese Perspectives in Theory and Practice: Engagement

Dr. Lan Ni. Associate Professor, Jack J. Valenti School of Communication, University of Houston and Dr. Duan Gang, Chief Editor, Social Sciences Weekly, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

50mins

8 Feb 2016

Rank #11

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Pope Francis' "Laudato Si" - First Impressions

This past summer Pope Francis published his first encyclical, “Laudato Si,” in which he offers a penetrating critique of the lifestyle of many human beings on the planet. Five Villanova faculty offer their “first impressions.”

1hr 10mins

21 Jan 2016

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Not in Our House? Violence Against the LGBTQ Community

The Villanova University Department of Gender and Women's Studies presents "Not in Our House?: Violence Against the LGBTQ Community" with Stephanie Knauss, Ted Martin, Tobias Wolff, Christine Albert, and Mike Kaufman.

1hr 8mins

22 Jul 2015

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Tocqueville and Individualism Today

Dr. Peter Lawler, Dana Professor of Government at Berry College presents a lecture titled, "Tocqueville and Individualism Today".

1hr 20mins

21 Jul 2015

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Transhumanism Round Table

A roundtable discussion with Prof. Fuller on his recent work on “Humanity 2.0: What It Means to be Human – Past, Present Future.”

1hr 54mins

9 Jul 2015

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Deconstruction and A Religion of the Future

John D. Caputo: "Deconstruction and A Religion of the Future."

1hr 9mins

30 Jun 2015

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Not the End of Religion But the End of Religion Within the Limits of Reason Alone

Merold Westphal: Not the End of Religion But the End of Religion Within the Limits of Reason Alone

55mins

30 Jun 2015

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Middle Eastern & South Asian Fusion Percussionist Performance: Featuring Jaffna

1hr 56mins

23 Apr 2015

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Uncanny Hamlets: The Mystery of der Bestrafte Brudermord

29mins

23 Apr 2015

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God at Graterford: Reflections on Prison Pedagogy

1hr 34mins

21 Apr 2015

Rank #20