EVENTS THIS WEEK
Monday, March 18
4:00-5:30 pm, Falvey 205
► Labor, Exchange, Manumission, and Sales—The Enslaved Community Owned and Sold by the Maryland Province Jesuits
Please join us for a Digital Scholarship Talk featuring Sharon Leon, PhD. In the Jesuit Plantation Project, Dr. Leon focuses on the lives and experiences of the enslaved community owned and sold in 1838 by the Maryland Province Jesuits. This event is organized by Falvey Memorial Library
Tuesday, March 19
4:30-6:00 pm, Gullifty’s Restaurant
► Ireland Study Abroad Reunion
If you are a current Villanova student who has studied abroad in Ireland, or you are a current Villanova student registered to study abroad in Ireland this summer, you’re invited to our Irish Study Abroad Reunion. This event is organized by the Irish Studies Program.
Thursday, March 21
7:00 pm, Presidents’ Lounge, Connelly Center
► Villanova Literary Festival Reading and Talk by Novelist Mike McCormack
Mike McCormack has published two collections of stories, Getting It In the Head, which won the Rooney Prize for Irish fiction, and Forensic Songs. He is also the author of three novels, most recently, Solar Bones, which won the 2016 Goldsmith’s Prize and the 2018 International Dublin literary award. He is currently in residency at Villanova University as the 2019 Heimbold Chair of Irish Studies.
CAREER EVENTS THIS WEEK
Friday March 22
11:00 am - 1:00 pm, SAC 300
► English Internship Lunch
Drop by any time from 11:00 to 1:00 to chat with Kate Szumanski, who oversees internships for the college. Kate can answer a wide range of questions about how you can identify and pursue an internship that you’re excited about and that can count for English credit.
Wednesday, March 27
1:30-2:45 pm, Old Falvey 101
► Annette John-Hall from NPR/WHYY
Ms. John-Hall is a reporter, producer, and co-host for WHYY’s radio program “The Why.” Learn about working for National Public Radio, and the ropes of local reporting and radio journalism. This event is organized by the Writing and Rhetoric Program.
Wednesday, April 3
4:30 pm, Falvey Library Speakers' Corner
► CLAS Faculty Poetry Reading
Join us for a poetry reading presented by five faculty members of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Panelists include: Tsering Wangmo , Department of English; Jill Kress Karn, Department of English; Anne Patricia Minicozzi, Augustine and Culture Seminar Program; Catherine Staples, Departments of English and Honors; and James Matthew Wilson, Department of Humanities. Each panelist will read poems from their own work. This ACS-approved event, is co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library; the Department of English; and the Augustine and Culture Seminar Program.
UPCOMING CAREER EVENTS
Friday April 5
11:30 am - 5:00 pm, Garey Hall Alumni Events Room
► Liberal Arts & Sciences Bootcamp for Business Career Interests
Did you know employers in finance are looking to hire Liberal Arts & Sciences students as interns and entry-level hires? They are. They’re asking us at the Career Center for creative, innovative, and meaningful ways to connect with you. Curious? Want to learn more? Meet professionals and alumni from firms like Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs. and Citi to hear about why they want to recruit you. Enjoy a networking lunch with alumni and hear from Todd Sullivan, a proud political science graduate and executive at Morgan Stanley.
The Jerome J. Fischer Memorial Award
This award will be given to the best essay written by an undergraduate for an English class. Essays can be submitted by faculty or students. To be eligible, essays must have been written within a year preceding the deadline and written either for a Villanova English course (2100 level or higher) or for a Villanova course (2000 level or higher) taught by a member of the Villanova English faculty. Work submitted for a senior Honors thesis or an M. A. thesis is not eligible. A cash award is given to the recipient of this award. Submissions should be e-mailed to Sharon Rose-Davis, English Department administrative assistant (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday, April 12.