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FPS: Syrian Speaker to speak about Human Rights Abuse

Please join the newly formed F&M Scholars at Risk committee to welcome our first speaker, Naila Al Atrash at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, March 20 in the Schnader Theater in the Roschel Performing Arts Center.


Phillips After Hours: Drawing Lessons from Theresa Bernstein

Professor Virginia Maksymowicz will present a short talk on capturing everyday life from the perspective of a female artist. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own sketching materials. At 5 p.m., Thursday, March 20, the Phillips Museum of Art's Curriculum Gallery.


Where we're going next with Banner

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Back in November, I wrote a brief article to address the question, "Why Banner?" You may now be interested in what's next for Banner. We have officially kicked off…

Crisis in Crimea: A Discussion March 20 at Ware College House

Get some perspective on the Crisis in Crimea at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, March 20 at Ware College House and hear from Professors Abby Schrader (History), Jon Stone (Russian), and Jennifer Kibbe (Government). Prepare to feed on the perspectives of our faculty (and some hot hors d'oeuvres) for a session filled with historical, linguistic, and policy insights.

 

Film Screening: Selection of Short Films by Marie Menken

A selection of short films by experimental filmmaker Marie Menken, known for her association and influence on many of the leading members of the movement, including Andy Warhol, will be shown at F&M's Curriculum Gallery at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 18.


Project Boost Moves to Phase II

Project BOOST, launched in January 2012 to upgrade Franklin & Marshall College's software systems, has entered its second phase, to be completed in early 2016.


Alumni Sports and Fitness Center Pool Closing

The pool at the Alumni Sports and Fitness Center will be closed from Thursday, March 6 through Sunday, March 9 because a YMCA swim meet.


Lecture: "Beggar’s Holiday" and the Aesthetics of Postwar Civil Rights

Guest lecturer Dr. James O'Leary of Oberlin College and Conservatory will speak at the Brooks College House Great Room, 6 p.m., Thursday, March 6. Topic:  “Saying without Saying:” Duke Ellington’s "Beggar’s Holiday" (1946) and the Aesthetics of Postwar Civil Rights.

The Politics of Humanitarianism

Didier Fassin, professor of Anthropology at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University, and former Vice President of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) will speak on "The Politics of Humanitarianism," at 4:45 p.m., Tuesday, March 4, in the Lisa Bonchek Adams Auditorium, Kaufman Hall.

Ash Wednesday, March 5, at Nevin Chapel

This Wednesday, March 5, a brief Ash Wednesday service with the imposition of ashes will be held in Nevin Chapel, the second floor of Old Main, from 8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.