Speaking Engagements

Upcoming Events

Dan Barry on Campus

Thusrday, April 11th from 4:30-6:00pm in the Saint John’s Pottery

Dan Barry will visit  our campus to continue a tradition initiated three years ago to sponsor an annual Irish-themed event in honor of the late Sr. Colman O’Connell.

Barry is no stranger to our campus.  He will be making his third visit.  He is a journalist and author of four other books, including Pull Me Up; The Bottom of the 33rd Hope, Redemption and Baseball’s Longest Game as well as The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland.  He is the recipient of the George Polk Award, the American Society of Newspaper Editors Award, Mike Berger Award for in-depth human-interest reporting, and the PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing.

This Land compiles the best of ten years of Barry’s writing and depicts an America “not the one populated by the pundits and politicians of cable news, but the America defined and redefined by those who clean hotel rooms, tend the beet fields, and endure through floods, tornadoes, and oil spills.”

Past Events

Senior College Talk: The Making of Putin’s Russia

October 4, 2018 3:15 pm at the Alexandria Technical & Community College

The 100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution: Its Legacy a Century Later

Monday, March 26, 2018 at the Museum of Russian Art

Listen here to a conversation on the legacy of the Russian Revolution in regards to politics, economics, and Soviet history. Conversation with Saint John’s University President Michael Hemesath, Museum of Russian Art Director Vladmir von Tsurikov, MPR Editor-at-Large Gary Eichten, as well as Saint John’s University Chair in Critical Thinking Nick Hayes. 

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Russia’s Revolution: 100 Years and Counting

November 13th, 2017 at the Museum of Russian Art

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