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   Volume II, Issue 3
February 2006   

Falvey's Cultural Calendar: upcoming exhibits and events

Exhibits

Sing a Song: A Celebration of Traditional Music of Ireland and Elsewhere in Print.” Monday, March 13 through Friday, April 28, second floor.

Events: 

Professor Lew Becker will host a preview of the exhibit, “Sing a Song: A Celebration of Traditional Music of Ireland and Elsewhere in Print.” Monday, March 13, 7 p.m., second floor.  

During Women’s History Month, Rebecca Winer, Ph.D., assistant professor, history, will speak on her award-winning book, Women, Wealth and Community in Perpignan, c. 1250–1300: Christians, Jews and Enslaved Muslims in a Medieval Mediterranean Town, part of the the Scholarship @ Villanova lecture series sponsored by the Library. Wednesday, March 15, 4 p.m., first floor lounge.

The opening of the exhibit “Sing a Song: A Celebration of Traditional Music of Ireland and Elsewhere in Print” will be a lecture by musician and folklorist Mick Moloney, Ph.D., and fiddler Athena O’Lochlainn, followed by a reception. Thursday, March 16, 7 p.m., first floor lounge. Sponsored by the Irish Studies Program, the School of Law and Falvey Memorial Library. 

Associate professor of history Catherine Kerrison, Ph.D., will offer a Scholarship @ Villanova talk on her new book, Claiming the Pen: Women and Intellectual Life in the Early American South, in honor of Women’s History Month. Monday, March 20, 4 p.m., first floor lounge.  

2005 Outstanding Faculty Research Award recipient Mary Desmond, Ph.D., professor of biology, will speak on “Brain Growth in Vertebrates: Chicks, Mice and Humans, or How Basic Science Can Lead to Medical Discoveries” in the Scholarship @ Villanova lecture series. Tuesday, March 21, 1 p.m., first floor lounge. 

The inaugural “Legacy of Pope John Paul II” lecture will be by physicist Stephen M. Barr, Ph.D., professor, Bartol Research Institute, University of Delaware, on “Evolution, Intelligent Design and the Catholic Church.” Tuesday, March 28, 1 p.m., first floor lounge. Sponsored by the departments of physics, biology, theology and religious studies, the Office of Mission Effectiveness and Falvey Memorial Library. 

The Library’s Scholarship @ Villanova series continues when David M. Barrett, associate professor, department of political science, speaks about his highly regarded new book, The CIA and Congress; The Untold Story from Truman to Kennedy. Thursday, March 30, 1 p.m., first floor lounge. 

An open forum and discussion on global violence against women. Friday, March 31, 2 p.m., first floor lounge. Sponsored by the Women’s Studies program and the Center for Health and Wellness Education.  

A lecture/performance with Frank Malley and Murray Callahan in honor of the “Sing a Song: A Celebration of Traditional Music of Ireland and Elsewhere in Print” exhibit, followed by a reception. Thursday, April 6, 7 p.m., second floor. Sponsored by the School of Law and Falvey Memorial Library.

Contributed by Darren Poley, Coordinator of Programming and Outreach