Cultural Events Calendar

The events listed on this calendar are "ACS Approved." The list is not exhaustive, and there are other events that take place on campus that might satisfy the Cultural Event credit requirement. STUDENTS: If you are not sure if an event will count for Cultural Event credit, please consult with your professor.

Event Date  Start Time Location  Description of Event Sponsor(s)
Rethinking old presumptions about brain injury: Civil rights and liminal states of consciousness 4/25/18 1:30PM Driscoll 134 This event will feature Dr. Joseph Fins who is a neurosurgeon working with minimally conscious patients. He will discuss why this particular patient population is viewed pejoratively by the medical profession. In response, he will argue that we all have a right to be treated with dignity even in settings of suppressed or minimal consciousness. Psychology, Cognitive Science, Ethics Program, Philosophy Department
Medicare for All 4/25/18 4:30PM Bartley 3001 Medicare for All!  What would it include? How would we pay for it?  Why do we need it? Dr. Carol Fleischman will explain Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All bill signed by 14 senators.  The US is the only industrialized country without public healthcare.  Find out how we can get it!   Cultural Studies, Global and Public Health
What's Up with Africa? 4/25/18 5:00PM Connelly Cinema Have you ever wondered what's up with Africa? Why has it developed so much differently than other continents? And where is it headed in the coming years? Come to this lively presentation to learn more about Africa's history and modern development. Political Science, Africans Studies
VSMT's Be More Chill 4/26/18 8:00PM St. Mary's Theatre Jeremy Heere is just an average teenager. That is, until he finds out about “The Squip” – a tiny supercomputer that promises to bring him everything he desires: a date with his crush, an invite to the hottest party of the year and a chance to survive life in his suburban high school. But is being the most popular guy in school worth the risk? Villanova Student Musical Theatre, The Office of Music Activities
#We Belong- What is Your Experience as an Asian-American Student on Campus? 4/26/18 8:00PM Driscoll 134
Asian-American students will receive support for their experiences and will have an opportunity to discuss how their experiences can be improved.  Other students in attendance will have an opportunity to understand the importance of diversity and inclusion on campus.  

Filipino-American Student Association (FASA ) and Office of Intercultural Affairs (OIA)
2018 Falvey Scholars Awards Presentation and Reception Ceremony 4/27/18 9:00AM Falvey Memorial Library, Room 205 Please join us in room 205 of Falvey Memorial Library on Friday, April 27th at 9:00 a.m. for the Falvey Scholars 2018 Awards presentation and reception ceremony. At this event, award recipients will give short presentations on the content and findings of the research involved in the writing of the thesis or in the creation of the project report. Falvey Memorial Library and the Center for Research and Fellowships
Kiss & Cry' Official United States Movie Premiere 4/27/18 7:30PM Connelly Center Cinema Kiss and Cry is the inspirational true story of Carley Allison (Sarah Fisher), an up-and-coming elite figure skater and singer who finds love just as she is diagnosed with an incredibly rare 1 in 3.5 billion form of cancer. Office of Student Involvement, Villanova CAT, Department of Communication, The Carley's Angels Foundation and AKSM Film Studios
Villanova Band Spring Concert 4/29/18 3:00PM Connelly Center, Villanova Room This is a yearly concert performed by the Villanova Band to celebrate the end of the academic year. This concert is performed by students from all class levels and majors. The band will perform a variety of songs from multiple different genres. Villanova Band, Villanova Office of Music Activities
Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic 5/2/18 4:30PM Driscoll Hall, Room 134 A panel presentation with representatives from three stakeholder groups (recovery, treatment, and policy). Department of Education & Counseling