Mar01

Recycle, Rinse, Repeat Exhibit

Friday 06:00 PM
01-Mar-2019 to 30-Mar-2019
Overview:
Marymount University’s Barry Gallery is pleased to present ‘Recycle, Rinse, Repeat’, a solo exhibition of Jenny Wu’s sculptural work, installation, video and participatory projects.

Location: Barry Gallery, Reinsch Library

Mar18

Study Abroad Photo Contest Submissions Open

Monday 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
18-Mar-2019 to 05-Apr-2019
Overview:
The Spring 2019 Study Abroad photo contest is open to students who participated in one of the following:
  • Global Classroom Series 2019
  • Winter program abroad 2019
  • Fall 2018 semester abroad  
  • Fall 2018 Global Internship Program
  • Spring 2019 Global Student Teaching
  • Fall 2018 & Spring 2019 Short-Term Faculty-Led programs
  • International Exchange Students here for Spring 2019
Students may submit up one photo per category in the following categories:
  • Culture, Customs, and Traditions
  • Marymount Spirit
  • Most Artistic
Read the rules of submission here

Location: MC, Center for Global Education

Mar21

Marymount Film Fest

Thursday 12:00 AM
21-Mar-2019 to 22-Mar-2019
Overview:
MU Film Fest features films on a theme selected by students each year, and it is hosted by faculty and students who are interested in film as an art form, a cultural artifact, and a community experience. This year's theme is "Frontiers, Borderlands, and Westerns," featuring films ranging from early silent cinema to contemporary reinterpretations of the Western genre. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Marguerite Rippy (mrippy@marymount.edu).

MU FIlm Fest 2019
Tentative Schedule

Thursday, 3/21

9-11:30 Django Unchained
12-2:30 Blazing Saddles or The Searchers;
5-7:30 Brokeback Mountain
Panel Discussion 

Friday, 3/22

9-11:30 Great Train Robbery/Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Panel Discussion
12:30-3 The Good, The Bad & the Ugly
3:30-5:00 Lawless

Location: Reinsch Auditorium

Pizza and Conversation

Thursday 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Overview:
Come and talk about topics that concern us as international students. It's a safe, supportive, and non-judgemental atmosphere. Free pizza lunch will be provided.
Sponsored by International Student Services and Counseling Center

Location: ISS Lounge - Gerard Hall 1031

It's Kind of a Funny Story: Film Screening and Guided Discussion

Thursday 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Overview:

Haven't seen It's Kind of a Funny Story yet?

Join Student Life and other members of the Marymount community for a screening followed by a guided discussion.

Location:   Dining Hall

Mar22

"The Undocumented" Documentary Screening & Discussion

Friday 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
22-Mar-2019 to 01-Mar-2019
Overview:

March 24th is the UN's International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations & the Dignity of Victims.

To commemorate this, the CGE will have a free screening of the documentary "The Undocumented" followed by a discussion led by Dr. Matt Bakker. "In the past 15 years, more than 2,000 dead migrants have been found in the vast borderlands between Sonora, Mexico and Tucson, Arizona. The film tells the story of border crossers who perished while trying to cross an unforgiving desert in search of a better life, and follows them on their long journey home."

This documentary will be a part of this year's MU Film Fest: Frontiers, Borderlands, and Westerns and pizza will be provided.

Make sure you stop by Ireton Lawn during the day as well where we will have more information on what this day commemorates and ways to get involved with the Saints' Center for Service. Make sure you stop by.

Location: MC, Reinsch Auditorium

Apr18

Bestselling Author Mary Karr Visits Marymount

Thursday 12:00 AM
18-Apr-2019 to 19-Apr-2018
Overview:

Bestselling author Mary Karr will visit Marymount this April to talk to first-year composition students about her first memoir, The Liar's Club, which won nonfiction prizes from PEN and the Texas Institute of Letters. Recently, Entertainment Weekly rated it number four in the top one hundred books of the past twenty-five years. Her second memoir, Cherry, which was excerpted in The New Yorker, also hit bestseller and "notable book" lists at the New York Times and dozens of other papers nationwide. Her most recent book in this autobiographical series, Lit: A Memoir, is the story of her alcoholism, recovery, and conversion to Catholicism.

Karr is an award-winning poet and best-selling memoirist. She is the author of the critically-acclaimed and New York Times best-selling memoirs and five poetry collections, most recently Tropic of Squalor. Karr is also a songwriter, having collaborated with Rodney Crowell, Norah Jones, Lucinda Williams and others on a country album called KIN. Her many awards include The Whiting Writer's Award, an NEA, a Radcliffe Bunting Fellowship, and a Guggenheim. She is also a regular contributor to The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and Poetry magazine. Karr is the Peck Professor of Literature at Syracuse University and she lives in New York City. 

This event is sponsored by the Department of Literature & Languages and the School of Design, Arts, and Humanities in partnership with Arlington Public Library and the Arlington Reads Program. This event is free and open to the public. Reception and book signing to follow.

Location: Reinsch Auditorium or Private Dining Room