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"Poesia y Burritos". Come and listen to Spanish Language poetry workshop poems.

Tuesday, March 25, 6:15, McKeown Center, SJU

Department of Hispanic Studies SJU Residential life

"Religious Diversity in the Middle East Today: A Blessing or a Curse?" Rev. Dr. Paul Haidostian discusses the current religious trends and developments that challenge communities in the Middle East and elsewhere.

Monday, Mar. 24,
7:30 pm, Quad 264, SJU

Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning

"Minnesota-China Business Opportunity Conference".

Saturday, Mar.22, 2014, 10:15-3:40, Quad 264, SJU

 McCarthy Center

"Opera buffa by W. A. Mozart".

 

SBH theather on March 20&21 at 8 pm and March 22&23 at 2 pm

 

"Soweto Gospel Choir". Hailing from South Africa, the Soweto Gospel Choir is an awe-inspiring ensemble that performs an exuberant program of tribal, traditional, and popular African gospel.

Friday, Mar. 14,
7:30 pm, BAC, Escher Auditorium, CSB

 Fine Arts Programming

"Women taking Charge for the Future of Pakistan". Social Scientist, Dr. Fouzia Saeed, speaks about her work as an activist for women's rights, social justice, and democracy.

Wednesday, Mar. 12,
7:30 pm, Alumnae Hall, CSB

Global Awareness Lecture Series
Institute for Women's Leadership
Center for Global Education

 

"Poetic Action In The Search Of Peace In Present-Day Columbia". Carlos Eduardo Satizabal speaks on the prospects for peace in Columbia.

Tuesday, Mar. 11,
6:15 pm, Founders Room, Quad 170, SJU

Spanish Club
Department of Hispanic Studies
Latino/Latin American Studies

 

"Nobel Peace Prize Forum: Law and Business Day". A unique conference for globally-minded law and business professionals, students, and activists.

Friday, Mar. 7,
All Day Event, Augsburg College & University of Minnesota West Bank

Augsburg College
University of Minnesota School of Public Health
Humphrey School of Public Affairs

"Teaching In Asia Info Session". Graduating? Thinking about what's next? Consider Teaching in Asia!

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 5 pm, Mary Hall 008 (SJU)

Center for Global Education

"Summer Global Internship in the Dominican Republic Info Session". Are you interested in interning abroad? Would you like to spend the summer somewhere warm? Consider the Summer Global Internship Program in the Dominican Republic! Wednesday, Feb. 26, 4 pm, Mary Hall 008 (SJU) Center for Global Education

"The Paradox of Women in Islam". Asra Nomani, author of Standing Alone: An American Woman's Struggle for the Soul of Islam, speaks on the paradoxical role of women in the Islamic faith.

Wednesday, Feb. 19,
7:30 pm, Gorecki 204, CSB

 Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning

"Smuggled". Filmmaker Ramón Hamilton presents his latest movie, "Smuggled," the story of 9-year-old Miguel Rodriguez's journey north. The film touches on the monumental issues of immigration and human trafficking.

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 6:30 pm, BAC, Gorecki Theater, CSB

Latino/Latin American Studies

"Religion in Prison". Film screening of "If I Give My Soul: Pentecostalism in the Prisons of Rio" and interfaith conversation with Andrew Johnson and local prison chaplains.

Monday, Feb. 17,
7:30 pm, Alcuin Library, AV-1, SJU

Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning

"Spanish in the U.S. Cultural Imaginary: Mass Media and the Marketplace". Andrew Lynch Ph.D. responds to popular questions about the role of the Spanish language in American culture.

Moday, Feb. 17,
7:00 pm, Gorecki 204A, CSB 

Spanish in the US

Department of Hispanic Studies
CSB/SJU Spanish Club
CSB/SJU Academic Advising

"2014 Joint Asian New Year: Mosaic of Asia". Free tickets to the Formal Dinner will be available at Gorecki Fireside Lounge and Sexton on Wednesday 4:00-6:00 pm; Thursday 10:00am-1:00 pm; and Friday 1:00-4:00 pm

Saturday, Feb. 15

Formal Dinner: 5:00-6:30 pm, Upper Gorecki, CSB

Performance: 7:00-8:30 pm, BAC, Escher Auditorium, CSB

China Cross Cultural Communication Club
Asia Club

"Islamic History and Cultures". Clemens Library and the College of St. Benedict will offer a series of public book discussions about the histories, faith, and cultures of Muslims around the world from 5-6:30 pm every other Thursday (Feb 13 - April 10). This may be taken as a 1 credit B Mod course.

Thursday, Feb. 13,
5:00 pm, Clemens Library, CSB

Clemens Library
Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning

 

"Women, War, & Peace". Come join us for an excerpt from the PBS documentary series, Women, War & Peace and stay for refreshments and an informal discussion.

Monday, Feb. 10,
4:30 pm, Ardolf 121, CSB

Student Interfaith Group
Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning

"University of Minnesota's Tet Performance: A Story Rewritten". Join the University of Minnesota's Vietnamese Student Association in celebrating the Lunar New Year. "A Story Rewritten" immerses the audience in an engaging and educational Vietnamese Tet Show through story and performance.

Saturday, Feb. 8,
6:30-9:00 pm, Ted Mann Concert Hall, U of M (2128 4th Street S, Minneapolis, MN, 55455)

Vietnamese Student Association of Minnesota (University of Minnesota)

"Summer Global Internship Program Information Session". Want to gain an international learning experience this summer? Check out our four internships that involve research, business, non-profit, or teaching opportunities.

Tuesday, Dec. 10,
4:30-5:30 pm, Sexton 200, SJU

Center for Global Education

"The Music of Brazil". Local musician Robert Everest will play Brazilian songs and speak about their origin and significance in the world of music.

Friday, Dec. 6,
6:30 pm, Benedicta Arts Center, CSB

Latino / Latin American Studies

Center for Global Education

"Karaoke - Spanish Themed". Spanish speaking abilities are not required. Free chips and salsa will be provided.

Thursday, Dec. 5,
8:33 pm, Brother Willie's Pub, SJU

Spanish Club

"Stupeur et Tremblements". The French Film Series will focus on the theme of immigration and change. With the protagonists in the films, we will explore new aspects of French and Francophone cultures.

Thursday, Dec. 5,
7:15 pm, Little Theater (Quad 346), SJU

French Studies

"Vatican II and Ecumenism: Sacrosanctum Concilium". For the 50th anniversary of Vatican Council II, a council of bishops and ecclesial leaders from around the world, a five-part lecture series is being presented. This date is the first speaker. Come to any or all of the event components: all events are free except the dinner, and pre-registration is required for all events.

Wednesday, Dec. 4,

3:45-4:45 pm Vatican Coffee Bar, Abbey Chapter House

5 pm Liturgy of the Hours, Abbey Church, SJU

6 pm Dinner ($10), Founder's Room (Quad 170)

Speaker: 7:30 pm, Stephen B. Humphrey Auditorium, SJU

Saint John's School of Theology

Benedictine Institute

Collegeville Institute

Liturgical Press

Saint John's Abbey

"Der Schuh Des Manitu". Join the German Club to watch a western comedy. English movie with German subtitles.

Monday, Dec. 2,
7:15 pm, Alcuin Library AV2, SJU

German Studies

"Mischievious City: The Kolkata Poor and the Outsmarting of Neoliberal Urbanization". A concise political and ecological history of the city. Anecdotes, personal experiences, clips from films, etc. Focusing on the aspects of the city which make it very difficult to be 'tamed'.

Monday, Nov. 25,
7 pm, TRC, Main Building, CSB

English Department

Center for Global Education

University Chair of Critical Thinking

"The Brazilian Turnaround: A Serious Country at Last". Political Scientist Al Montero from Carelton College will present a lecture on the turnaround of Brazil in political governance, economic management, and in social indicators.

Wednesday, Nov. 20,
6:30 pm, Founders Room (Quad 170), SJU

Latino / Latin American Studies

Global Awareness Lecture Series

"Monsieur Lazhar". The French Film Series will focus on the theme of immigration and change. With the protagonists in the films, we will explore new aspects of French and Francophone cultures.

Tuesday, Nov. 19,
7:15 pm, Little Theater (Quad 346), SJU

French Studies

"Living for Change". Ever wonder whether one person really can make a difference? Dubbed "a modern day Gandhi" by the CSB/SJU students who spent time with him in the Dominican Republic, Jose Bourget will inspire you to think about how you can "be the change you wish to see in the world" (Gandhi).

Tuesday, Nov. 19,
7 pm, Gorecki 204, CSB

Part of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

"Prince Among Slaves". Screening of the film about the amazing true story of Abdul Rahman Ibrahima Sori, an African prince enslaved in the American South.

Tuesday, Nov. 19,
6:45 pm refreshments,
7 pm film, Alcuin Library AV2, SJU

CSB/SJU Libraries

History Department

Through grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

American Library Association

Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason University

"Pope Francis and the Jewish People: From Catholic-Jewish Relations in Argentina to Catholic-Jewish Relations around the World". Lecture by Rabbi Mordechai Levin, who met Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio before he became Pope, will review his relationship with Jews in the context of the history of Jewish-Catholic relations in Argentina and what it may tell us about the future of Jewish-Catholic relations around the world.

Monday, Nov. 18,
7:30 pm, Founders Room (Quad 170), SJU

Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning

CSB Campus Ministry

SJU Campus Ministry

"Multicultural Education"

. Discussion around the topic: "Why is multicultural education so difficult?" Conversation with Jose Bourget, CSB/SJU's first director of the Cultural Enrichment Office, who was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Monday, Nov. 18,
6 pm, Gorecki 204B, CSB

Education Club

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

"Teaching in Asia Information Session"

. Looking for an adventure? Consider teaching in China or Japan! Come learn about our global postgraduate programs.

Monday, Nov. 18,
5:15-6 pm, Gorecki 120, CSB 

Center for Global Education

"Summer Global Internship Program Information Session". Want to gain an international learning experience this summer? Check out our four internships that involve research, business, non-profit, or teaching opportunities.

Monday, Nov. 18,
4-5 pm, Gorecki 120, CSB

Center for Global Education

"Don't Go Yet". Jose Bourget, partner for the Dominican Republic Alternative Break Experience (ABE) trip, will be presenting on things you need to do and know before you go abroad.

Monday, Nov. 18th,
4:30 pm, Gorecki 204, CSB

CSB Campus Ministry

"The Arpeggione Duo". Thomas Schonberg on cello and Christopher Kachian on guitar, they will play dances and melodies of Spain and Latin America.

Saturday, Nov. 16,
7:30 pm, Stephen B. Humphrey Auditorium, SJU

Free and open to public.

Collegeville Institute

 

"La Causerie". Play games (with prizes), practice conversation in French, do crafts, and review grammar for quizzes and exams at French Conversation. A French tutor will also be present.

Thursday, Nov. 14,
7-9 pm, O'Connell's Bistro, CSB

French Studies

"My Pilgrimage to Mecca: Reflections on the Hajj". Abdul Kulane, SJU '12, has just returned from the Hajj. A Peace Studies and Sociology grad, he will discuss his experience with the aid of some great photos.

Wednesday, Nov. 14,
7 pm, TRC Boardroom, Main Building, CSB

Peace Studies

Center for Global Education

"Summer Global Internship Program Information Session". Want to gain an international learning experience this summer? Check out our four internships that involve research, business, non-profit, or teaching opportunities.

Wednesday, Nov. 13,
4-5 pm, Mary Hall 008, SJU

Center for Global Education

"JASM Career Day". Job workshop discussions on various corporate positions, small breakout sessions with JET Alumni and Japan-related professionals, resume one-on-one counseling, and a keynote speaker.

Saturday, Nov. 9,
2-5 pm, Macalester College, Kagin Commons, Alexander Hill Ballroom

Japan America Society of Minnesota

Macalaster College

JET Alumni Association of Minnesota

Sakura Restaurant & Bar

"Movie Night: Elisabeth". This popular German-speaking musical depicts the tragic story of Elisabeth, the empress of Austria. Snacks and English subtitles provided.

Thursday, Nov. 7,
7:15 pm, Quad Little Theater (Quad 346), SJU

German Studies

"La Causerie". Play games (with prizes), practice conversation in French, do crafts, and review grammar for quizzes and exams at French Conversation. A French tutor will also be present.

Thursday, Nov. 7,
7-9 pm, O'Connell's Bistro, CSB

French Studies

"My Name is Khan". Viewing and panel discussion of the film. Come join Dr. Jeffrey Diamond and student panelists for viewing, discussion on religious discrimination against Muslims in the US, and refreshments.

Thursday, Nov. 7,
6:30 pm, Henrita Academic 117, CSB

Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning

Peace Studies Club

"Politics & A Pint: Immigration". Engaging student-led discussion; hear student stories and club perspectives. All majors and ages are welcome. Free pizza and refreshments.

Thursday, Nov. 7,
5 pm, Brother Willie's Pub, SJU 

Politics & A Pint

Amnesty International

China Cross Cultural Communication Club

College Democrats

Students Fostering Conservative Thought

"Career Expo". An opportunity for students to learn from alums and employers about career possibilities and to connect with professionals in a wide variety of fields. Career seminars, fair, and reception.

Wednesday, Nov. 6,
Gorecki Conference Center, CSB

9:30 or 11:50 am International Business Panel

4:15 pm Teaching: International & Non-Traditional

Career Services

"Festival of Cultures". A community festival of music, entertainment, food and culture, celebrating diversity at CSB/SJU through student performances, cultural food sampling, and a fashion show. Free event.

Saturday, Nov. 2,
5 pm, Clemens Field House, CSB

Intercultural & International Student Services

CSB Student Development

SJU Student Development

CSB Culinary Services

SJU Dining Service

CSB Events & Catering

"Global Solidarity: Constructive Engagement with the Developing World". Discussion with Ronald Pagnucco, Peace Studies professor, and SJU alum James Kimeu, Peacebuilding Coordinator of the Archdiocese in Nairobi, Kenya.

Thursday, Oct. 31,
4:30 pm, Henrita Academic Building 118, CSB

Amnesty International

"Stage Fright: Multi-Lingual Halloween, Open Mic Night". All students are welcome to perform any piece in any foreign language. There will be a costume contest. Tricks and treats will be provided.

Thursday, Oct. 31,
6-8 pm, Gorecki Gallery Lounge, Benedicta Arts Center, CSB

Department of Languages and Cultures