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Upcoming Events at Falvey Memorial Library

Friday, September 30th, 2016 at 11:00 AM in

Digital Humanities is an active and dynamic area of scholarship that brings together digital technologies and the humanities disciplines. Librarian Laura Bang will lead a session to provide some definitions of the digital humanities (DH), a look at some example DH projects, and an introduction to the Library's digital scholarship work. This session will meet on Friday, September 30 at 11:00 a.m. in Room 204 on the 2nd floor of Falvey Memorial Library. This event, sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library, is free and open to anyone interested in the digital humanities. Join us!

If this event is of interest to you, please see the Aurelius Digital Scholarship Initiative, a pilot project of Falvey Memorial Library to support digital humanities (DH) projects and digital scholarship more broadly at Villanova University.

 

Join the Villanova Electronic Enthusiasts Club (VEEC) most Fridays during the semester from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the first floor lounge for some fun! The VEEC is a social club, focused on recreation and relaxation. Participants gather once a week to play video games in a safe and fun environment. The VEEC also has the pleasure of participating in video game activities, such as tournaments and expositions, and is always accepting new members!

This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Villanova Electronic Enthusiasts Club, is free and open to the public.

 

The Africana Studies Program cordially invites you to a talk and book signing by author, Crystal J. Lucky. The talk, titled “Rev. Charlotte Riley and the Image of Black Women's Piety,” will take place on Thursday, October 20, at 4:00 p.m. in Falvey Memorial Library’s Speakers’ Corner. Dr. Lucky will discuss the Reverend Mrs. Charlotte S. Riley, an African American woman who was a licensed minister and popular preacher in the Carolinas after emancipation from slavery. Dr. Lucky discovered a forgotten autobiography of the former slave in the library archives at Wilberforce University in Ohio and has recently published Riley’s memoir with the University of Wisconsin Press, providing an introduction and notes.


Dr. Crystal J. Lucky is Associate Professor of English at Villanova University, where she has taught since 1996, and is the former director of the Africana Studies Program. Dr. Lucky works as a Diversity Consultant with teachers and administrators in both public and private secondary schools on curriculum enhancement and multi-cultural community building. Finally, she is an ordained elder in the Church of the Living God International, Inc. and serves as the Pastor of the Sword of the Spirit Church in Lansdowne, PA She has been married for over twenty-five years and has one son. Crystal J. Lucky holds a PhD in English from the University of Pennsylvania (1999), an MA in African American Studies from Yale University (1989), and a BA in English and Communications from the University of Pennsylvania (1985).  


This event, co-sponsored by Africana Studies and Falvey Memorial Library, is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow the talk. Please join us!



 

Please join us on Wednesday, October 26 at 1:00 p.m. in Speakers’ Corner of Falvey Memorial Library for a talk about the upcoming 2016 United States presidential election. In the suspenseful run up to Election Day, John R. Johannes, PhD, Professor, Department of Political Science, will give us an election preview titled, "What Might this Election Mean? -- Thoughts about Consequences." Specifically, Dr. Johannes will focus the talk on the congressional elections that accompany the presidential election.

This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Department of Political Science, is free and open to the public. Join us to be a part of the conversation!

 

Please join us on Thursday, November 17 at 1:00 p.m. in Speakers’ Corner of Falvey Memorial Library for a talk about the 2016 United States presidential election. Matthew R. Kerbel, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, will analyze the election results (presidential, congressional and state) and talk about the implications for politics and policymaking during the first months of the upcoming presidential term. He will also touch on President Obama’s legacy. His talk is titled, “2016 Election Retrospective: What Happened—And What Happens Now?”

This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Department of Political Science, is free and open to the public.

 

Looking for a venue to host your event or meeting? All events in Falvey are organized by the Library's Communications Department. If you have any questions regarding events, please email: libraryevents@villanova.edu.

 

 


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