Thurs., Nov. 9th & Fri., Nov. 10th – Craft tables will be set up in the Hawkins-Conrad Student Center featuring gift quality Nicaraguan handy crafts for sale from 8am-8pm. These crafts come from the Center for Development in Central America (CDCA), a non-profit organization seeking to address human needs created by poverty in the Western Hemisphere’s second poorest nation by helping communities become self-sufficient, sustainable, democratic entities; by working with Nicaraguan communities to help them realize their own goals, rather than bringing in “ready-made solutions.”
Tues., Nov. 15th – Video presentation of ‘Christmas Truce’, 7:30pm in the Ridenour Room, Dauch College of Business & Economics. The Christmas truce was a series of widespread unofficial ceasefires that took place along the Western Front around Christmas of 1914, during the First World War. You can learn more about this time in history here. This is a ‘Third Tuesday Program’.
ADDITIONAL EVENTS OF INTEREST
Ends tomorrow! Oct. 11 – Nov. 8th -
Women, War & Peace, a five-part PBS special, premieres
Oct. 11, 2011. The series continues on Tuesday nights at 10:00 p.m. through Nov. 8.
If you want to know more about the series… click here.
Weds., Nov. 9th - Screening of the 2010 French film “Of Gods and Men” – 8:00pm in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center Auditorium.
N.Y. Times review: http://movies.nytimes.com/2011/02/25/movies/25gods.html
Movie Trailer: http://www.sonyclassics.com/ofgodsandmen/
**JERZY NOWAK of Virginia Tech speaking in Ohio!**
Tues., Nov. 15th – Wooster - "Aftermath of the Virginia Tech’s Tragedy: Student Responses and Development of Student-Centered Academic Opportunities” by Jerzy Nowak, Ph.D. of Virginia Tech, 1:00 pm in Fisher 123 on the OARDC Campus. More information on Jerzy Nowak can be found here.
Tues., Nov. 15th - Wooster - “April 16, 2007 Tragedy at Virginia Tech: Memories and Reflections” , 7:00pm at the Westminster Church . More information on Jerzy Nowak can be found here.
Tues., Nov. 15th - “Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continues" -- by Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ, at St. Martin of Tours Church. Sr. Helen wrote the book, "Dead Man Walking," upon which the famous movie is based. Sr. Helen will also be signing her books for purchase after her talk.
Weds., Nov. 16th – COLUMBUS - "Aftermath of the Virginia Tech’s Tragedy: Student Responses and Development of Student-Centered Academic Opportunities” by Jerzy Nowak, Ph.D. of Virginia Tech , 3:00pm (time may vary slightly) in the Mershon Center Atrium at The Ohio State University in Columbus. More information on Jerzy Nowak can be found