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Messina Calendar of Events Fall 2014

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Messina sponsored and co-sponsored events are open to all Loyola community members.  


 
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MESSINA/LOYOLA 101 
PROGRAM EVENT
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THEME EVENT  
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THEME EVENT
SELF AND OTHER 
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SEPTEMBER

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 – CONSTITUTION DAY SPEAKER
Brown vs. the Board of Ed –
Time, Place
Description 
Sponsored by  
A Common Text and The Visionary Theme-Wide Event   
 
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 
Flickering Treasures: 
Time, Place
Description 
Sponsored by Film Studies, the York Road Initiative and Messina.
 
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 – HILLSIDE SOCIAL JUSTICE DINNER SERIES 
Transgender Awareness, Speaker:  Speaker TJ Jourian
7:00pm, Flannery O’Connor Room 230  
Dinner served 
Description
Sponsored by Messina and the Hillside Student Life Staff 
 
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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
Messina Family Weekend Teach-In 
2:00pm-4:00pm, Flannery O’Connor 2nd Floor & the Loyola-Notre Dame Library Auditorium
Description
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SEPTEMBER???
Zoe Marks
Time, Place

Description
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OCTOBER


 
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  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014
THE SENATOR AT 75 - "Singin' In the Rain"
Time, The Senator Theater - York Road
Description
Sponsored by Film Studies, The York Road Initiative & Messina 
 
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EARLY OCTOBER
Messina Faculty Research Expo
Time, Place
Description
Sponsored by National Fellowships & Messina 

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EARLY TO MID OCTOBER
Stories We Don’t Tell – The Bluest Eye as a Challenged Text  
Time TBA, the Loyola-Notre Dame Library Auditorium
Description
Sponsored by the Common Text Program & Messina
A Messina Stories We Tell Event 


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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23 – COMMITMENT TO JUSTICE LECTURE
Racial Justice: Beyond Rhetoric 
Time, Place
Description 
Sponsored by the Loyola Commitment to Justice Committee and Messina.  
A Common Text and Self and Other Theme-Wide Event  

 
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  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2014 
THE SENATOR AT 75 – “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”  
11:00am, The Senator Theater – York Road 
Description 
Sponsored by Film Studies, The York Road Initiative & Messina.  
 
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  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29
Allison Millbank
Time, Place
Description
Sponsored by the Department of Theology and Messina 

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  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30 – HILLSIDE SOCIAL JUSTICE DINNER SERIES 
Community 101 – The York Road Initiative  
Speaker – Marie Anderson, Assistant Director, York Road Initiative
7:00pm, Flannery O’Connor Room 230  
Dinner served 
Description
Sponsored by Messina and the Hillside Student Life Staf

 
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  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30 - HILLSIDE SOCIAL JUSTICE DINNER SERIES
Community 101 - The York Road Initiative
Speaker - Marie Anderson, Assistant Director, York Road Initiative
Description. Dinner Served.  
Sponsored by Messina and the Hillside Student Life Staff 
 
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ONGOING - GOVANS LIBRARY CHILDREN'S BOOK EXHIBIT 
Begins 


NOVEMBER


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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5
Paris Through American Eyes
Speaker: Adam Gopnik, Staff Writer for The New Yorker Magazine  
6:00pm-8:00pm, 4th Floor Program Room, Andrew White Student Center 

Description
Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Messina 
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NOVEMBER - COMMON TEXT PROGRAM KEYNOTE
Black Girls Matter - A Talk by Dr. Shalamishah Tillet
TBA, TBA

Description
Sponsored by Messina
A Common Text and Messina Self and Other Event  
 
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  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2014 
THE SENATOR AT 75 – “The Wizard of Oz”  
11:00am, The Senator Theater – York Road 

Description 
Sponsored by Film Studies, The York Road Initiative & Messina. 
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17  
Film Screening: Tokimane
Followed by Q&A with Director John O'Keefe, Professor of Theology and Communications, Creighton University   
5:00pm-6:30pm, Location TBA

Tokimane is a 26 minute short documentary film about a trip that a team from Creighton University took to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in January, 2013. The film profiles the Catholic diocese of Tshumbe and the efforts of some remarkable people to rebuild after catastrophic war. Among those profiled are Nicolas Djomo, the charismatic bishop of the diocese, a religious woman trying to build a new university and a young woman doctor who cares for the sick in the midst of extreme poverty.
Sponsored by the Theology Department  and Messina  
A Stories We Tell Theme-Wide Event  
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20 
Leadership Week Keynote - Debbie Phelps
7:30pm, McGuire Hall 

Description 
Sponsored by Messina & Student Engagement - A The Visionary Theme-Wide Event  
 
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  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20 – HILLSIDE SOCIAL JUSTICE DINNER SERIES 
Racial Justice – I too am LUM  
Speaker – Kai Kai Mascarenas
7:00pm, Flannery O’Connor Room 230  

Dinner served 
Description
Sponsored by Messina and the Hillside Student Life Staff 

DECEMBER


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  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4 – HILLSIDE SOCIAL JUSTICE DINNER SERIES 
Interfaith Dialogue -   
Speaker – TBA (Kelsey Sheridan)
7:00pm, Flannery O’Connor Room 230
 
Dinner served 
Description
Sponsored by Messina and the Hillside Student Life Staff