The Moravian Reading Group will consider “Time
and Cause” this
semester. For its first meeting, Khristina Haddad, assistant
professor of political science, leads a discussion of “Time
in Zionism: The Life and Afterlife of a Temporal Revolution” by
Eyal Chowers, professor of political science at the University
of Tel Aviv. 4:00-6:00 p.m., Air Products Room, HUB.
Berry, chair of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, will discuss
the significance of Brown v. Board of Education
on the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision.
7:30 p.m., Foy Concert Hall. Ext. 7847.
Satori gives the gift of chamber music by Schubert
and Ravel to the College. 7:30 p.m., Foy Hall. Free. 610
Sunday, February 1
The music of Sonny Rollins
is interpreted by members of the jazz faculty: Neil Wetzel
and Tony Gairo, sax;
guitar; Paul Rostock, bass; David Roth ’85,
piano; Gary Rissmiller, drums; Lou Lanza, vocals.
Hall. $12, $6 students/seniors. Ext. 1650.
Salome Thomas-El, an award-winning teacher
inner-city schools and a doctoral candidate at
Lehigh University, will speak on his new book, “I Choose
to Stay: A Teacher Fights for America’s Inner-City
Schools” as part
of the Al Williams Leadership Series. 7:00 p.m.,
Wednesday, February 4
The real title of this 1996 poem by Jenny Joseph
is “Warning.” It
was written for women who are the opposite of Peter Pan: They’re
not afraid to grow up.
A Moravian chapter of the national Red
Hat Society will have its initial meeting at noon in the
Doghouse. Those interested
should be at least 50 and identify themselves by wearing
red hats and purple garments. They should bring lunch in
or from the Food Court. Subsequent meetings are planned for
the lunch hour on the first Wednesday of each month, and
other activities are under discussion.
Those younger than
50 who wish to join their betters must wear pink hats and
Friday, February 6
The first faculty/staff Friday
get-together of the semester is 3:00-5:00 p.m. in the commons
f the Mathematics and
Computer Science Department on the second floor of
Hurd Academic Complex.
Last year they made berry “pi” and other
yummies too numerous (get it?) to mention.
Mardi Gras, the last occasion for wine and song before
the restrictions of Lent close in, at the
8:00 p.m.-midnight, Hotel Bethlehem. Complimentary
coffee, desserts. Semiformal attire: suits and cocktail
dresses. Students: one free ticket, $10 per guest.
free tickets. Everyone must pick up tickets February
2-5 at the kiosk in the HUB. (No walk-ins allowed.)
Friday-Sunday, February 6-8
For Jews, the aliya
is a journey to the homeland of Israel, comparable to the
hajj (pilgrimage to
Emily Ralph ’04, Quakertown,
has written a musical called Aliya, whose travelers are the long-suffering
wives of those three kings who followed a star to a stable in
that other city of Bethlehem two millennia ago.
Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m.
Sunday, Prosser Auditorium. $13, $9 students. Ext. 1489.
Carmen Ferrero Pino, associate professor
of Spanish, describes her native country for the
Monday Night Speakers Series. “Spain:
A Crossroads of Civilization” is
at 7:00 p.m., Prosser Auditorium, HUB. A cafeteria-style
dinner for $7.70 is available at 6:15 p.m.
UBC room. Ext. 1366.
Tuesday, February 10
For the Moravian Reading
Group’s second meeting, Diane Radycki, assistant
professor of art history, will offer “Dürer
Over Time: Moravian College’s ‘Woman of Babylon’ (1497),” about
the excerpt from Dürer’s Revelation woodcut
series recently acquired by the College. Discussion will
focus on connoisseurship over the centuries. 4:00-6:00
p.m., Snyder Room, HUB.
My Friends My Brothers,” large-scale drawings of dysfunctional families
in charcoal and conté crayon by Edgar Jerins. Reception, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 28, Payne Gallery. Through March 7.