Fall 2019

Sunday, October 20, 2019
Filipino Organization of Catholic University Students: Misa and Fiesta. Celebrate Filipino American History Month with F.O.C.U.S.! Bring your friends and family to celebrate a bilingual Mass in St. Vincent's chapel followed by free Filipino food, games, dancing, and more!
11am St. Vincent's Chapel

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Politics Lecture: Human Rights Violations in Xinjiang. Ms. Olilvia Enos, Senior Policy Analyst, Asian Studies Center, Heritage Foundation.
5pm, Gowan 408

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Sociology Lecture: Is a Casteless India Possible? Dr. Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, an Indian political theorist, writer, and activist for Dalit rights. Please RSVP for the event here or email barren@cua.edu.
4pm, Pryz Great Room A

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Annual Lecture on Human Rights: Thirty Years after Tiananmen Square: Human Rights in China Today. Guangchen Cheng, IPR Fellow and author of Barefoot Lawyer. Cheng will reflect upon developments since the Tiananmen Square protest that was crushed by the Communist party.
6:30pm, Heritage Hall


Saturday, April 27, 2019
18th Annual Philippine Cultural Night: "Hindi Ako Malayo: I will Bring Your Home." Sponsored by Filipino Organization of Catholic University Students (FOCUS).
5 to 10 p.m., Pryz Great Rooms

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019
Book Talk: North Korean Human Rights Transnational Advocacy. Professor Andrew Yeo, Director of Asian Studies, discusses his new book on the eve of the Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi, Vietnam and the importance of human rights. Sponsored by Mullen Library and IPR. Reception to follow.
5:15 to 6:30 p.m., May Gallery, Mullen Library.

Tuesday, February 18, 2019
Book Talk: Delivering Little Boy. Professor James Nolan, Williams College, discusses his new book about collaboration between American and Japanese physicists and doctors to study the effects of radiation on atomic bomb survivors. Sponsored by Department of Sociology. Reception to follow. 
5:15 to 6:30 p.m., Pryz 323 

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Chinese Night: Lunar New Year Celebration. Sponsored by Catholic University Chinese Club and Department of Modern Languages and Literature. Free food, games, crafts, raffles, lion dance! More info here.
4:30 to 6 p.m., Pryz Great Rooms

FALL 2018

Tuesday, December 6, 2018
John Oh Memorial Lecture: Ambassador Kathleen Stephens. Sponsored by the Department of Politics.
4:30-6:00 pm, Happel Room, Caldwell Hall. Reception to follow immediately.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Film Screening: 1987: When the Day Comes. Based on an actual event, the film focuses on the cover-up and investigation of the death of a university student activist by water torture during the height of democratization protests in South Korean in 1987. Sponsored by the Department of Politics.
3:40 to 5:40 p.m., Aquinas Hall 108

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Lecture: "A Casual Conversation with a Zen Master: Life, Love, Success, Happiness, Meaning" Speaker: Venerable Pomyun Sunim. Sponsored by Institute for Interreligious Study and Dialogue, of the School of Theology and Religious Studies.
4 to 6 p.m., Happel Room, Caldwell Hall


Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Public Discussion: "Democracy Understood from Asian Perspectives in These Global Times"

Monday, April 10, 2017
Career Panel: "Career Panel on Asia and International Relations" with Mr. Kevin Kim, U.S. Department of State; Mr. Nicholas Hamisevicz, Ph.D. Student, The Catholic University of America and former Director of Research and Academic Affairs, Korea Economic Institute of America; and Mr. David An, Senior Research Fellow, Global Taiwan Institute and former Senior Project Manager, Lockheed Martin.
12:40 to 1:45 p.m., Gibbons Hall, B030

Monday, February 20, 2017
Lecture: "U.S.-China Relations" by Mr. Kevin Sheives, China Desk, U.S. Department of State
12:40 to 1:45 p.m., Gibbons Hall, B030

Friday, February 3, 2017
Conversation with a Buddhist Monk: "One World, One Dream" Forming a Community of Common Destiny for Human Beings
1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Happel Room, Caldwell Hall

Thursday, February 2, 2017
Lecture: "China and the United States at the Crossroads: The Moral and Cultural Challenges" by Dr. Zhang Yuan, Professor of Comparative Literature, Beijing Normal University. Co-Sponsored by The Catholic University of America's Department of Politics and the Center for the Study of Statesmanship.
4 p.m., Columbus School of Law, Room 204

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Cultural Event: Chinese New Year Celebration.
Sponsored by Catholic University Chinese Club.
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Pryzbyla Center Great Rooms B & C


Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Lecture: "Peacmaking in Mindanao Philippines: The Role of CUA" with Dr. Frederick Ahearn, Institute of Policy Research & Catholic Studies and Emeritus Professor of Social Science, The Catholic University of America. Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies Brown Bag Series.
12:10 to 1:10 p.m., Pryzbyla Center, Room 351

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Cultural Event: Chinese Movie Night. Sponsored by Catholic University Chinese Club

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Conference: "The Evolution of North Korean Human Rights Discourse and Activism: Domestic and Transnational Dimensions"
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Great Room A, Pryzbyla Center