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Activist Cornel West To F&M: Get 'Unsettled,' Live, Love and Learn

Cornel West, the celebrated professor and prominent voice on issues relating to social and economic justice, race and black theology, told students, "Examine yourself. Scrutinize yourself," during a talk titled "The Struggle Continues," as part of F&M's weekly Common Hour series and Civil Rights Week. 


F&M Marks 'Rite of Spring' Centennial With Music, Dance, Film

Franklin & Marshall will launch a centennial celebration of the ballet with a series of free public events, starting Wednesday, Feb. 27, through Thursday, March 7. "The Rite of Spring: A Centennial Celebration at F&M" coincides with the College's yearlong anniversary, "Beyond 225: Inspired for Life", which celebrates F&M's tradition of academic excellence, scholarship and service. See Full Listing of Events.

 

F&M to Present Shepard Play Exploring Domestic Violence, Family Ideals

Students will perform the acclaimed Sam Shepard play "A Lie of the Mind," Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 14-17, at Franklin & Marshall College. The play challenges ideas about family, home, love, and memory through the story of two families in the American West who reeling from a brutal act of domestic violence. It is directed by Carol C. Davis, an associate professor of theater.


Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker '77 to Speak at F&M Feb. 12

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker, an F&M alumnus, will give a talk titled "Economics and the Federal Reserve After the Financial Crisis," Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the College.