Monday, October 22nd, 2018, at 2:00 PM in First Floor General Public Space

Come learn about Open Access Week as we share information about getting full text fast with Unpaywall and the Open Access Button! We'll be handing out stickers and treats on Monday, October 22, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Falvey's first floor. 

 
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018, at 10:00 AM in First Floor General Public Space

Come learn about Open Access Week as we share information about getting full text fast with Unpaywall and the Open Access Button! We'll be handing out stickers and treats on Tuesday, October 23, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Falvey's first floor. 

 
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018, at 12:00 PM in Room 205

Please join us on Tuesday, October 23 at 12:00 pm in Falvey Memorial Library, room 205, for a film screening of "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship." Paywall dives into the need for open access to research and science. It weaves together two principal stories: the exorbitant financial cost to access for-profit academic journals and the associated, incalculable human cost when doctors, patients, students, and would-be innovators all over the world hit paywalls that deny them access to the latest research. This ACS approved event, sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library, is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. 

 
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018, at 1:00 PM in Speakers' Corner

Please join us on Tuesday, October 23 at 1:00 pm in Speakers’ Corner, Falvey Memorial Library for a panel on Christian Mercy and Prison Abolition. Panelists will include: Vincent Lloyd, Katie Grimes and Kathryn Getek Soltis. The panel will be moderated by Nathaniel Grimes.

 

This ACS approved event is co-sponsored by the Villanova Political Theology Project, the Center for Peace and Justice Education, Falvey Memorial Library and the Department of Theology and Religious Studies.

 

Join us to educate your palate and your mind during the 6th annual Cultural Studies Food Matters Week involving tastings and talks on food justice around the world. Dr. Alyshia Gálvez, Lehman College/City University of New York; Department of Latin American and Latino Studies, will give a talk titled “Eating NAFTA and the Destruction of Mexico.” Tonight's tasting: delicious samples of El Limon tacos! This ACS-approved event, co-sponsored by the GIS: Cultural Studies Program and Falvey Memorial Library, is free and open to the public.

 

Join us to educate your palate and your mind during the 6th annual Cultural Studies Food Matters Week involving tastings and talks on food justice around the world. Dr. Gillian Richards-Greaves, Coastal Carolina University; Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology and Geography; Assistant Director, Charles Joyner Institute for Gullah and African Diaspora Studies, will give a talk titled “CookUp Rice and the Performance of Guyanese Identities.” Tonight's tasting: delicious samples of CookUp Rice! This ACS-approved event, co-sponsored by the GIS: Cultural Studies Program and Falvey Memorial Library, is free and open to the public.

 
Wednesday, October 24th, 2018, at 12:00 PM in The Lepage Center, Room 401, SAC

Please join Jason Steinhauer, director of Villanova University’s Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest on Wednesday, October 24 at 12:00 pm in the Lepage Center, room 401, SAC, for a discussion of the film "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship." This ACS approved event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Lepage Center, is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. 

 
Wednesday, October 24th, 2018, at 7:00 PM in Speakers' Corner

Please join us for the Ida B. Wells lecture featuring a talk by Lorene Cary (writer, author, and found of Art Santuary in Philadelphia) entitled Fact in Fiction. This event, sponsored by the Africana Studies Program and Falvey Memorial Library, is free and open to the public. 

 
Thursday, October 25th, 2018, at 12:00 PM in Room 205

Please join us on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 12:00 p.m. in room 205 for the Falvey Brown Bag Lunch Series. This week, we'll discuss review considerations for selecting open access journals for publishing and demonstrate how the Falvey SOAR fund relates to these publishing efforts. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Join us to educate your palate and your mind during the 6th annual Cultural Studies Food Matters Week involving tastings and talks on food justice around the world. Rene Ebersole, Journalist for The Nation, Cooking Light, National Geographic, Prevention, Popular Science, Outside, Modern Farmer, and Audobon, will give a talk titled “Did Monsanto Ignore Evidence Linking Its Weed Killer to Cancer?” Tonight's tasting: delicious samples of non GMO desserts! This ACS-approved event, co-sponsored by the GIS: Cultural Studies Program and Falvey Memorial Library, is free and open to the public.

 

Please join us on Monday, October 29 at 4:30 p.m. in Falvey Memorial Library’s Speakers’ Corner for a Scholarship@Villanova talk featuring Luca Cottini, PhD, Associate Professor of Italian Studies, Coordinator of the Italian Studies Program, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Villanova University. The Art of Objects explores the experimental encounter of arts and industry in Italy at the turn of the 20th century, tracing the origins of the Italian culture of design in the social and aesthetic construction of the age's most iconic industrial objects.

This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library, the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures and Ciao Philadelphia, is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Please join us on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 12:00 p.m. in room 205 for the Falvey Brown Bag Lunch Series. We are all too familiar with copyright infringement on the web. But there is a wealth of open-access resources that can be re-used with proper attribution under Creative Commons licensing. What is Creative Commons (CC) licensing? How can you protect your rights as an author and share your work freely with the public? How can you find and use CC-licensed works? Come to this brown bag session for a discussion that aims to tease out some answers. Light refreshments will be served.

 
Thursday, November 1st, 2018, at 4:00 PM in Speakers' Corner

Please join us on Thursday, November 1 at 4:00 pm in Speakers' Corner, Falvey Memorial Library for a panel focused on Villanova's Graterford Program from different perspectives. The State Correctional Institution at Graterford is Pennsylvania's largest maximum security prison; Villanova's program is one of the longest running degree granting prison education programs in the country. Participants include two individuals who received their BA degrees through the program, a VU faculty member who teaches in the program, and the Director of the Graterford Program. We will also hear from a VU undergrad who serves as a literacy tutor at Graterford through the VU Office of Service Learning.

This panel is part of the 2018-2019 One Book Villanova event series. Light refreshments will be served at this ACS approved event!

Event is co-sponsored by: Falvey Memorial Library, Center for Peace and Justice Education, Office for Mission and Ministry, Office of Alumni Relations, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Student Life, Office of Diversity and Inclusion

 
Tuesday, November 6th, 2018, at 12:00 PM in Room 205

Please join us on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 12:00 p.m. in room 205 for the Falvey Brown Bag Lunch Series. Serious research projects call for no-nonsense tools for taming citations. Learn how to use Zotero and Mendeley to save, organize, and share references. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Please join us on Tuesday, November 13th at 7:00 p.m. in Villanova University’s Falvey Memorial Library for a talk by Tom Sexton ’65 CLAS. Sexton will share the “Seven Principles Essential to Team Formation in Sports and In Life” and discuss why some teams come together and function more smoothly and more effectively than others. This talk will be insightful to anyone who is part of a sports team, collaborative group or position of leadership.

A high school English teacher of 37 years and a head coach of a high school cross country team for over 50 years, Sexton shares his experiences in the book Creating a Team Like No Other: Strategies for Successful Coaching in Sports and in Life.

This event is ACS approved and is co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library, Augustine and Culture Seminar Program (ACSP), Athletics and the Office of Alumni Relations. All are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served!

More information about Tom Sexton and his book: https://ateamlikenoother.com/about/