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Reading Villanova: Science and the Soul

Douglas E. Norton, PhD, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Mary-Angela Papalaskari, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Computing Sciences, Heidi Rose, PhD, Department of Communication will share their thoughts with us at this event, which is the first event this semester in the Reading Villanova series.

58mins

18 Mar 2016

Rank #1

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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

Rank #2

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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

Rank #3

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Gaudium et Spes and Immigrant Families Fifty Years Later

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

Rank #4

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Agape Latte

Agape Latte is an evening of coffee and conversation about the intersection of faith and life. Kathy Byrnes ’82, Associate Vice President for Student Life, will be our speaker telling her story, “Are you there God? It’s me, Kathy.”

56mins

10 Feb 2016

Rank #5

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Learning to Move, and Moving to Learn

The Department of Psychology presents Dr. Karen Adolph, Professor, Department of Psychology and Neural Science, New York University. Dr. Adolph will present a colloquium on Friday, Dec. 11, 3:30 p.m., in Room 215 Tolentine Hall.

1hr 7mins

8 Feb 2016

Rank #6

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The American College Hookup Scene

The Villanova Social Science Forum presents The Annual Fritz Nova Memorial Address Thursday, Oct. 29, 4 p.m., in the Connelly Center Cinema with Dr. Paula England, President of the American Sociological Association. The talk will report and analyze findings from a large recent survey in 21 schools on relationships, hookups, sex, and related issues. This event is free and open to the public.

1hr 8mins

8 Feb 2016

Rank #7

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U.S. and Chinese Perspectives in Theory & Practice: Cross-Cultural Communication

Dr. Huang Kaifeng, Director, General AdministrativeOffice, Shanghai Academy of Social SciencesDr. Krishnamurthy Sriramesh, Professor, BrianLamb School of Communications, UniversityFaculty Scholar, Purdue University.

56mins

8 Feb 2016

Rank #8

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Intercultural Communication Competence: Ethics to Ponder

This video is about CrossCulturalCom: Ting-Toomey

1hr 23mins

8 Feb 2016

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Sex Assault, Harassment and Gender-Based Violence

Panel 3 of the conference "Sports, Violence, And Equality: Current Issues in Title IX Compliance".

1hr 39mins

5 Feb 2016

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Sports, Violence and Equality: Current Issues in Title IX Compliance Featured Speaker

Sports, Violence and Equality: Current Issues in Title IX Compliance, with Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman, brought together regional & national experts to explore Title IX compliance as it impacts sports, violence & broad issues of equality on campus.

42mins

5 Feb 2016

Rank #11

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The School To Prison Pipeline

Villanova University School of Law will mark its annual commemoration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as part of a University-wide celebration. On Tuesday, Jan. 26, from 4:30-6 p.m., the Law School presents its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture, sponsored by Pepper Hamilton LLP. This year’s featured speaker Yasser Payne, Associate Professor of Black American Studies at the University of Delaware, will talk on “School-to-Prison Pipeline in the 21st Century: Understanding the Educational Experiences of The Streets of Black America.”

1hr 4mins

5 Feb 2016

Rank #12

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James and Kathryn Murphy Reception and poetry Reading

The Villanova Community celebrated James and Kathryn Murphy’s planned donation of 300 signed, first-edition Irish poetry books to Falvey Memorial Library. The event marks the unique contributions the Murphys have made to Irish Studies and Villanova’s long standing connection with leading Irish writers such as Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Paul Muldoon and Ciaran Carson. Readings by award-winning poet and former Heimbold Chair, Moya Cannon.

7mins

5 Feb 2016

Rank #13

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Four Faces of the Republican Party

EPPC Senior Fellow Henry Olsen and University of New Hampshire professor Dante Scala, co-authors of The Four Faces of the Republican Party:The Fight for the 2016 Presidential Nomination, delivered a joint lecture about the GOP primary race.

45mins

5 Feb 2016

Rank #14

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ReadingVillanova: 'EducationPrivilege'

Please join us on Thursday, October 1 at 4:30 p.m. in Speakers’ Corner of Falvey Memorial Library as several prominent Villanova scholars present: “The Global and the Interdisciplinary ‘Education and Privilege’” as part of the Reading Villanova series.

1hr 10mins

21 Jan 2016

Rank #15

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The Vision of Pope Francis: On Care for our Common Home

This talk will explore questions by discussing "Laudato Si" in the context of spirituality and the evolution of consciousness.

46mins

27 Oct 2015

Rank #16

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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

Rank #17

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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

Rank #18

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When Wealthy People Become Thieves: Christianity's Treatment of Superfluous Goods

This lecture ranges from classical antiquity's distinction between the use and the ownership of goods, to early Christian views on particular kinds of superfluous goods, and to contemporary Christianity's concern with economic justice.

1hr 5mins

21 Jul 2015

Rank #19

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Discerning Your Future: Navigating Life Beyond Villanova

The 2015 Faith and Reason Lecture, presented by the Department of Humanities, with Anna Moreland, PhD, associate professor, Department of Humanities, presents "Discerning Your Future: Navigating Life Beyond Villanova."

1hr 18mins

21 Jul 2015

Rank #20