SPOKANE, Wash. – The 2015-16 edition of the popular Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series continues March 29 with a presentation by Robyn Schiff, a widely published poet and professor at the University of Iowa who has been featured in many prestigious journals and magazines, including The New Yorker, Poetry and A Public Space.
SPOKANE, Wash. – John F. Haught, Ph.D., a distinguished research professor in Georgetown University’s theology department, will discuss “Science, Theology and Pope Francis’ Ecological Vision,” in Gonzaga University’s Flannery Lecture at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 2 in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room. The event is free and open to the public.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Paul Manoguerra, director and curator of Gonzaga University’s Jundt Art Museum, will discuss the museum now marking its 20th anniversary in a free lecture at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 23 in the McCarthey Athletic Center Herak Room. Presented by the Greater Gonzaga Guild, the event is open to the public.
SPOKANE, Wash. – As part of a program sponsored by KSPS Public Television honoring the life and legacy of renowned civil rights leader and Gonzaga Law School alumnus Carl Maxey, Gonzaga Law will host the public forum, “Civil Rights in Washington: The Post-Maxey Era” at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 19 in the Barbieri Courtroom.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Join Gonzaga University poet and English Professor Tod Marshall for his first public reading as the new Washington State Poet Laureate for 2016-2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room. Other area poets, including Nance Van Winckel and Spokane Poet Laureate Laura Read will join Marshall at the event, which is free and open to the public.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Following is a list of public events being held at Gonzaga University – or being held in Spokane and sponsored by Gonzaga – through March 2. For information about Gonzaga athletics events, visit http://www.gozags.com/.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Monday, Jan. 18 marks the 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day and dozens of Gonzaga University students will honor the late civil rights leader’s legacy by volunteering in Northeast Spokane, working like many Americans to transform the federal holiday into a day of citizen action.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will present a lecture by Florida State University Professor John Kelsay titled, “The Debate over the Islamic State Group: Muslim Perspectives on Religion and Politics” at 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 21 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium. The event, which is free and open to the public, is intended for a general audience.
SPOKANE, Wash. – In a collaboration between music, theatre and dance faculty and students, Gonzaga University presents Henry Purcell’s English baroque dance opera “Dido & Aeneas” in the John J. Hemmingson Center Ballroom Friday, Jan. 29 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, Jan. 30 (2 & 8 p.m.). Tickets may be purchased online at www.gonzaga.edu/dido.