Join the Villanova Electronic Enthusiasts Club (VEEC) from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the first-floor lounge of Falvey Memorial Library for some fun. The VEEC is a social club, focused on recreation and relaxation. Participants gather to play video games in a safe and fun environment. The VEEC is always accepting new members. Open to all. Come join in for games and fun.
This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Villanova Electronic Enthusiasts Club, is free and open to the public.
Please join us on Tuesday, March 29 at 10:00 a.m. in Speakers’ Corner of Falvey Memorial Library as several elite Villanova scholars present on various aspects of the 2016 United States Presidential election.
Billie Murray, PhD, Department of Communication, will respond to “Does Social Movement Rhetoric Matter in Elections?” Heidi Rose, PhD, Department of Communication, will speak on “Style, Substance and the Performance of Presidential Candidates.” Camille Burge, PhD, Department of Political Science, will answer the question “How Might Emotions Shape the 2016 Election?”
This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library, the Department of Political Science and the Department of Communication, is free and open to the public.
The Africana Studies Program in conjunction with Villanova University’s 18th Annual Literary Festival presents the Ida B. Wells Lecture featuring author Asali Solomon, PhD. Please join us on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in Speakers’ Corner of Falvey Memorial Library for a reading and talk given by Dr. Solomon, one of the Literary Festival’s featured speakers.
Dr. Solomon is the author of the novel Disgruntled. She received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award for her stories collected in Get Down, her first book; the volume was also a finalist for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. In 2007 she was named one of the National Book Foundation's “5 Under 35.” Dr. Solomon teaches English at Haverford College. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and two sons.
At the event, Dr. Solomon will read selections from her novel Disgruntled.
This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Department of English, is free and open to the public.
The Department of English and Falvey Memorial Library’s annual Open Mic event will take place on Wednesday, April 20, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. in the library’s Speakers’ Corner. Class of 2016 Creative Writing Contestants, other students and members of the University community will share original work and favorite poems, ranging from the humorous to the thought-provoking to the sublime. Whether you have a poem or a creative-writing excerpt you’d like to share or you just want to listen, the Department of English and Falvey Memorial Library invite you to enjoy this entertaining and memorable celebration of poetry and creative writing.
The event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Department of English, is free and open to the public.
Please join us in room 205 of Falvey Memorial Library on Thursday, April 21 at 12:00 p.m., as we celebrate the publication of CONCEPT: Villanova University’s Interdisciplinary Journal of Graduate Studies. Editors, authors and peer-reviewers involved in the project will be recognized for their contributions. Light refreshments will be served.
This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Graduate Division of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is free and open to the public.
For more information about CONCEPT, please visit: http://concept.journals.villanova.edu