The Catholic University of America

Events

SPRING 2019

Sat. April 27, 2019
18th Annual Philippine Cultural Night: "Hindi Ako Malayo: I will Bring Your Home." Sponsored by Filipino Organization of Catholic University Students (FOCUS).

5:00-10:00pm Pryz Great Rooms

Tues. Feb. 26, 2019
Book Talk: North Korean Human Rights Transnational Advocacy. Professor Andrew Yeo, Director of Asian Studies, discusses his new book on the eve of the Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi, Vietnam and the importance of human rights. Sponsored by Mullen Library and IPR. Reception to follow.

5:15-6:30pm May Gallery, Mullen Library.

Tues. February 18, 2019
Book Talk: Delivering Little Boy. Professor James Nolan, Williams College, discusses his new book about collaboration between American and Japanese physicists and doctors to study the effects of radiation on atomic bomb survivors. Sponsored by Department of Sociology. Reception to follow. More info here

5:15-6:30pm Pryz 323. 

Tues. February 12, 2019
Chinese Night: Lunar New Year Celebration. Sponsored by CUA Chinese Club and Dept. of Modern Languages and Literature. Free food, games, crafts, raffles, lion dance! More info here

4:30-6:00pm, Pryz Great Rooms

FALL 2018

Tues., December 6, 2018
John Oh Memorial Lecture: Ambassador Kathleen Stephens. Sponsored by the Department of Politics.

4:30-6:00pm, Happel Room, Caldwell Hall. Reception to follow immediately. 

 

Tues., October  16, 2018
Film Screening: 1987: When the Day Comes. Based on an actual event, the film focuses on the cover-up and investigation of the death of a university student activist by water torture during the height of democratization protests in South Korean in 1987.  Sponsored by the Department of Politics.

3:40-5:40pm, Aquinas Hall 108.

 

Wed., September 19, 2018
Lecture: "A Casual Conversation with a Zen Master" Life, Love, Success, Happiness, Meaning" Speaker: Venerable Pomyun Sunim.  Sponsored by Institute for Interreligious Study and Dialogue, of the School of Theology and Religious Studies.

4:00-6:00pm, Happel Room, Caldwell Hall

 

SPRING 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Public Discussion: "Democacy Understood from Asian Perspectives in These Global Times"

Monday, April 10, 2017

Career Panel: "Career Panel on Asia and International Relations" with Mr. Kevin Kim, U.S. Department of State; Mr. Nicholas Hamisevicz, Ph.D. Student, The Catholic University of America and former Director of Research and Academic Affairs, Korea Economic Institute of America; and Mr. David An, Senior Research Fellow, Global Taiwan Institute and former Senior Project Manager, Lockheed Martin. 

12:40PM - 1:45PM - Gibbons Hall, B030

 

Monday, February 20, 2017

Lecture: "US-China Relations" by Mr. Kevin Sheives, China Desk, U.S. Department of State

12:40PM - 1:45PM - Gibbons Hall, B030

 

Friday, February 3, 2017

Conversation with a Buddhist Monk: "One World, One Dream" Forming a Community of Common Destiny for Human Beings

1:30PM - 2:30PM - Happel Room, Caldwell Hall 

 

Thursday, February 2, 2017 

Lecture: "China and the United States at the Crossroads: The Moral and Cultural Challenges" by Dr. Zhang Yuan, Professor of Comparative Literature, Beijing Normal University. Co-Sponsored by The Catholic University of America's Department of Politics and the Center for the Study of Statesmanship.

4:00PM - Columbus School of Law Room 204

 

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Cultural Event: Chinese New Year Celebration. 

Sponsored by CUA Chinese Club.

5:30PM - 7:30PM - Pryzbyla Center Great Rooms B & C

 

FALL 2016 EVENTS

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Lecture: "Peacmaking in Mindanao Philippines: The Role of CUA" with Dr. Frederick Ahearn, Institute of Policy Research & Catholic Studies and Emeritus Professor of Social Science, The Catholic University of America. Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies Brown Bag Series. 

12:10pm - 1:10pm - Pryzbyla Center Room 351

 

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Cultural Event: Chinese Movie Night. Sponsored by CUA Chinese Club


Thursday, October 27, 2016

Conference"The Evolution of North Korean Human Rights Discourse and Activism: Domestic and Transnational Dimensions"

9:00am - 4:30pm - Great Room A, Pryzbyla Center