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April 2, 2015

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Thursday, April 02, 2015

All Day Annual NESAD Illustration Student Show (Multi-Day Event)
The New England School of Art and Design is hosting its annual 'Illustration Student Show' showcasing works and illustrations of NESAD students. Exhibit will be on display March 29-April 9.

Special events on Thursday, April 2nd include:
1:00-3:00 PM  Visiting artists Chris Short, Andy Fish, John S. Dykes, Dave Gordon and James Steinberg will present their work and talk about their professional experience.  They juried the work and will select award winners. Location: NESAD, Room 259 

5:00-8:00 PM Reception, with an awards presentation at 6 PM

All Day SAAM: Clothing Drive for Rosie's Place, A Women's Shelter (Multi-Day Event)

Sexual Assault Awareness Month clothing drive to benefit Rosie's Place! Visit to find out what is needed and drop them off at the Student Wellness Resource Center, Diversity Services, the Center for Community Engagement, the Interfaith Center, at your residence hall, or the Law School.

All Day SAAM: Consent Quilt Tabling (Multi-Day Event)

Visit tables in 73 Tremont, Donahue and Sawyer Lobbies to create your part of the consent quilt, then visit the constructed quilts around campus throughout the month of April. At the tables we will also have information about consent and sexual misconduct. Co-sponsored by Greek Council.

All Day Fall Advising
Fall Advising
All Day Maundy (Holy) Thursday
Protestant and Roman Catholic Christian Holyday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM "Chiang Yee: The Silent Traveller from the East"
The Adams Gallery at Suffolk University presents artwork from an exiled 20th century Chinese artist-author in the exhibit Chiang Yee: The Silent Traveller from the East. The exhibit is focused on illustrations from Chiang Yee’s 1959 travel book about Boston.

The exhibit features original Chiang Yee drawings and watercolors, reproductions of illustrations from his Silent Traveller book on Boston from the Boston Athenaeum’s collection, and photographs of the artist-author.

The exhibit was inspired by English Professor Da Zheng's book about Chiang Yee.

More about Chiang Yee and the exhibit.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Coffee Hour
Join us for FREE coffee and FREE bagels from Breugger's Bagels!

We are the Office of Diversity Services and we are located in A481.
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Student Research Conference
The Government Department is hosting its 7th Annual Student Research Conference, where students are given the chance to present their work and research to their peers.

Events include: paper presentations, poster presentations, alumni networking, workshops, honors induction ceremonies, awards and certificate presentations, and much more!

The theme this year is Urban Centers, Security, and Sustainability. 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM IP Law Colloquium: The High Cost of Cheap Design Rights
Presented by the Intellectual Property Law Concentration.

Sarah Burstein, Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma College of Law

For more information and to register please visit our course webpage.

Location:  Suffolk University Law School | 120 Tremont Street Boston, MA
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Midday Prayer and Lunch with the Deacon
Come join the Interfaith Center (Donahue 540) for Midday Prayer and Lunch with the Deacon!
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Buddhist Koan Study
Come join us in the Interfaith Center (Donahue 540) at 1:00pm to discuss Buddhist koans selected from the Mumonkan!
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Critical Reflections on Husserl, Heidegger, and “Historical-Ontological Anti-Semitism”
The Suffolk Philosophy Society and the Philosophy Department present an event in the Philosophy Colloquium Series:

Martin Heidegger’s Black Notebooks and Peter Trawny’s Heidegger and the Myth of the Jewish World Conspiracy: Critical Reflections on Husserl, Heidegger, and “Historical-Ontological Anti-Semitism”
George Heffernan, Merrimack College

Abstract:  In Heidegger and the Myth of the Jewish World Conspiracy (2014), Peter Trawny, the editor of Martin Heidegger’s Black Notebooks (2014/15), claims that in his Black Notebooks Heidegger embraces what Trawny calls “historical-ontological anti-Semitism.” There can be doubt that Heidegger describes “the Jews” as a “kind of humanity” that lives by “the principle of race”, displays “empty rationality and calculative skill”, and employs “the machinations of world Jewry” to propagate a “homeless” and “worldless” way of life accompanied by “ahistorical” and “atemporal” thinking—as a “people” that took advantage of the metaphysics of the West, especially in its modern development, to further “the uprooting of all beings from Being” as its “world-historical task”.  A key question is what role Heidegger assigns his former mentor, colleague, and friend, Edmund Husserl, the founder of the phenomenological movement and a Jew (albeit also a convert to Christianity), in his narrative, since he seems to establish a connection between Husserl’s Jewishness and his philosophy and suggests that his break with him was the result of the latter’s refusal to deal with Being in terms of history. The presentation investigates whether Heidegger’s remarks and Trawny’s reflections have any significant implications for an understanding of the philosophical relationship between Husserl and Heidegger.

Refreshments will be served.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Psychology Department Faculty Meeting
This event is not open to the public.
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM (Baseball) Anna Maria vs. Suffolk
(Baseball) Anna Maria vs. Suffolk, New England Baseball Compex. Northborough, MA, Final, 9-0
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM (Softball) Suffolk at Rivier
(Softball) Suffolk at Rivier, Final, 7-6
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM (Men's Tennis) Suffolk at Mass.-Boston
(Men's Tennis) Suffolk at Mass.-Boston, Postponed
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM (Baseball) Anna Maria vs. Suffolk
(Baseball) Anna Maria vs. Suffolk, New England Baseball Compex. Northborough, MA, Final, 5-0
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM (Softball) Suffolk at Rivier
(Softball) Suffolk at Rivier, Final, 10-4
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Christian Conversations and Bible Study
Come join us in the Interfaith Center (Donahue 540) at 4:00pm!
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Donahue Lecture: Courts at War with Professor Stephen Vladeck

Stephen Vladeck

As part of its Donahue Lecture Series, which brings the nations' top legal minds to speak at Suffolk Law, we welcome Professor Stephen Vladeck of American University Washington College of Law.  Vladeck's teaching and research focuses on federal jurisdiction, constitutional law, and national security law.  He is a nationally recognized expert on the role of the federal courts in the war on terrorism.  The topic of his talk is "Courts at War: Reassessing the Role of the Judiciary in National Security Litigation."

Location:  Suffolk University Law School, Moot Courtroom (4th Floor)
Reception to follow
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Greek Council minute to win it
Greek minute to win it event on April 2, 2015 from 530-730pm in the Donahue café.
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Prison Book Program
Join us for an evening of service at the Prison Book Program in Quincy to help promote education and literacy for prisoners. Read letters from prisoners and sort and package books to be sent to them. Volunteers meet at the Center for Community Engagement, Donahue 209, at 5:30 and travel together to Quincy. This is a weekly opportunity limited to the first 6 volunteers who R.S.V.P. through SUconnect.
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Good Enough for Government Work
Ford Hall Forum presents: Good Enough for Government Work

Alan Solomont (Dean, Tufts University College of Citizenship and Public Service)
Jim Stergios (Executive Director, Pioneer Institute)
David Paleologos (Director, Suffolk University Political Research Center)

With so many representatives of the people pushing policies that the people don’t like, one wonders how we got to this point. If we insist on a modicum of qualification for all who determine how the state runs our lives – including ourselves – it follows that we will reap better results. But should a citizen have to pass a test on current events to vote? Or should our members of Congress have to pass a simple science test to serve on a science-oriented committee? Most importantly, would this method of civic testing break through voter apathy, particularly among young adults, or further alienate them? Let’s review whether Americans are savvy enough to participate in a democracy and, if not, how we might adjust our civic processes to encourage us all to rise to the occasion. 
Location: Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington St, Boston, MA 02108
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Shockheaded Peter
A New England Premiere created for the stage by Julian Crouch and Phelim McDermott
original music and lyrics by The Tiger Lillies
originally conceived and produced by Michael Morris for Cultural Industry, London
directed by Steven Bogart
featuring Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys
presented by Company One Theatre and Suffolk University

March 6 - April 4

Fall into the world of Victorian SteamCRUNK nightmares as a manic music-box spins stories of naughty children and misguided parents. Silly and sinister, Shockheaded Peter, with the musical mayhem of Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys, dares us to ask what's beneath the floorboards. Don't miss this most damning tale ever told on stage. 
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM Seriously Bent Thursday Dorm Show
Have a laugh every Thursday during the Seriously Bent dorm show! Every Thursday at 10pm join Seriously Bent in the 150 Tremont basement for some hilarious improv for free. 

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