Datebook

Today
To conclude the Seminary’s series of lunchtime essays for Black History Month, the Urban Ministry class will lead a discussion and service on “Simple Justice, Complicated Practice.” Lunch provided. 11:30 a.m., Saal, Bahnson Center. Ext. 1411.

Wednesday, February 25
Ruth Knafo Setton, writer-in-residence at Lehigh University, will read from her novel The Road to Fez, based on the historical figure of Suleika, a Tunisian Jewish girl who died rather than convert and whose tomb is a shrine for both Jews and Muslims. 4:00 p.m., Arena Theater.

Thursday, February 26
The up-and-coming singer-songwriter Jen Chapin and her band play the Pavilion in the HUB, which will turn itself into a coffeehouse for the occasion. Chapin is a social activist in the mode of the ’60s folksingers, and for this reason her concert is presented by the Al Williams Leadership Forum. To preview her newest CD, check out her website: www.jenchapin.com. 8:00 p.m. Ext. 1491.

Saturday, February 28

Die Winterreise (Winter Journey) is Schubert’s great song cycle about light and darkness, life and death. It will be sung by baritone Eduardo Azzati, partnered by pianist Martha Schrempel. Visiting assistant professor Hilde Binford will discuss the songs, illustrated by a set of 24 paintings by Linda Ganus. 7:00 p.m. (prelude), 8:00 p.m. (recital), Peter Hall. $12, $6 students/seniors. Ext. 1650.

Sunday, February 29
Vernon Nelson of the Moravian Archives will give his final lecture as archivist, 3:00 and 7:00 p.m. at the Archives Building, 41 W. Locust St., Bethlehem. The topic is “The Virginia Letters: A Moravian Love Story from the 1830s.” Free. 610 866-3255. Vern retires this spring; his successor is Paul Peucker of the Moravian archives in Herrnhutten, Germany.

The Moravian College-Community Orchestra and the faculty chamber ensemble Heard @ Moravian play at 4:00 p.m. in Foy Hall. The program includes a Shostakovich string quartet, Dvorák’s “Hussite Overture,” and a computer-generated work, “World Anthem,” to be sung by artist-lecturer Gregory Oaten, tenor. $12, $6 students/seniors. Ext. 1650.

Tuesday, March 2
Judith Green, assistant director of publications, leads the Moravian Reading Group through the theory of virtual time developed by philosopher Susanne Langer. 4:00 p.m., Snyder Room, HUB.

Wednesday, March 3
Friends of Reeves Library present Jane Rawlings, author of The Penelopeia, a feminist sequel to The Odyssey. (And about time, too.) 4:00 p.m., Air Products Room, HUB. Free. Ext. 1540 or berkr@moravian.edu.

Nazd’rovya! to the Absolut Trio: Bill Washer, guitar; Paul Rostock, bass; Glenn Davis, drums; and a surprise special guest. Paul and Bill are artist-lecturers in music. 7:30 p.m., Foy Hall. $12, $6 students/seniors. Ext. 1650.

Friday, March 5
The monthly faculty/staff get-together. Wind down, draw breath, munch, chat, go home. Sponsored by the art and economics/business departments. 3:00-5:00 p.m., Payne Gallery.

Ongoing
African-American artists are on display in the HUB’s H. Paty Eiffe Gallery this month. The show includes a serigraph given by Elizabeth Catlett after her show last year, as well as reproductions of work by the Colonial era’s Joshua Johnston and by such well-known artists as Horace Pippin, Romare Bearden, and Henry Ossawa Tanner, and prints of famous photographs by Gordon Parks.

February 24, 2004

Science Is Golden:
Moravian chapter of Society for Physics Students wins national honor.

In Their Sundae Best:
Human Sundae victims raise money for Habitat for Humanity by getting slathered with ice cream.

A Surprise Impact:
4 Impact awards are given by VPs, but John Byrne in Athletics was really surprised.

$upporting Lacrosse:
Team is raising money for Florida training session.

New Old Stuff:
Additions to Moravian College Archives on display.
Datebook:
Campus calendar.
Gaudeamus:
Faculty, staff, student accomplishments.