Datebook

Today
The nice staff at Reeves Library and the Committee for Library Awareness welcome the campus to take a break as finals approach. The Blue Book Blues Bash features blue food, poker with blue chips, Neil Wetzel playin’ the blues, and free massages by a blue masseur. 7:00- 11:00 p.m. in the coffee bar area.

Wednesday, April 27
Here’s your chance to talk to a real person instead of the Help Desk. CIT will host the inaugural “Ask CIT” session, all computer-related questions welcome, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Snyder Room, HUB.

Tree dedication in memory of Dave Evans ’04. 4:00 p.m., South Campus behind the Art building.

Thursday, April 28
Students Virginia Wilkins ’07, Severna Park, Md., Erika Larsen ’07, Allentown, Rich Wilkins ’06, Easton, and Pete Asimakopoulos ’05, Reading, who attended the Model NATO conference at Howard University in Washington, D.C., in February, and their advisor, Lisa Fischler, assistant professor of political science, will discuss their experience at a brown-bag lunch at noon in the Leadership Center of the HUB. Moravian’s team represented the Czech Republic.

Friday, April 29
Japanese Festival, co-sponsored by students of Ellen Bearn’s “Japanese Aesthetics” class and the Office of International Studies. Hands-on origami, manga cartoons, chopsticks, and games of jan ken po (rock, paper, scissors). 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m., UBC Room, HUB. Hanami (viewing of the cherry blossoms) 4:00-6:00 p.m. behind the Seminary. Ext. 7777.

The final Friday get-together for faculty and staff is sponsored by the Art and Economics and Business departments. 3:00-5:00 p.m. outdoors (location TBA), depending, of course, on the weather.

The Multicultural and International Clubs are serving foods from around the world, 8:00-10:00 p.m. in the Doghouse.

And the annual Composers’ Illustration: “Sakura” (Cherry Blossom Time) by Gerry M. Kaye Concert features new works by students, faculty, and alumni. Composers include Nathaniel Kirby ’06, Jennifer Grier ’07, Allen Putney ’08, Emily Ralph ’04, Erin Maher ’08; a high school student who takes courses at the College, Matthew Meckes; and Pete Deshler, a music teacher at Easton High School. Composer- in-residence Larry Lipkis offers “Songs from a Cookbook.” 8:00 p.m., Peter Hall. $6. Ext. 1650.

Tuesday, May 11
Susan Duhl, the art conservator who brought two 19th-century astronomical maps back to life after they had been locked up for years in a South Campus attic, will speak on “Caring for Your Paper Treasures,” whether works of art, books, or collectibles. 4:00-6:00 p.m., lower level, Reeves Library. Ext. 1540 or berkr@moravian.edu. Free, but preregister if you would like to bring an artwork or paper artifact for Duhl to assess.

Ongoing

• Michelle Lala ’05 will show her photographs at Fox Optical, 28 E. Third St., Southside Bethlehem, May 4-June 25. Tim Fox is a major supporter of local artists like Michelle, who calls her elegant black and white prints “Greymatters.” Preview reception, 6:00-9:00 p.m. May 4. Open First Fridays, May 6 and June 3. 610 332-2400.

• In their final collaboration as archivist-historians, Joseph Moyer ’05 and Robert Valente ’07 of the History Club have ransacked the archives for pictures and newspaper accounts of the College during the Civil War, World Wars I and II, and Vietnam. Check out the basement display cases in Reeves Library.

• Two shows are in the HUB: onsite art created by five Moravian art students and two faculty members at the Bethlehem Steelworks on October 2, 2004; and posters for Amnesty International created by the students in Scott Bolestridge’s Art 231: Publication Design class.

• At Payne Gallery, the senior show offers works of 40 artists from the Class of 2005 and a few midyear graduates. They’re in every kind of medium from charcoal on paper to video on demand to delicate cut-paper silhouettes encased in lucite. Through May 15.

April 26, 2005

Bluestockings:
Two Fulbrights fellowships and a McGraw scholarship winner.

Sing Out!:
Choir performs at Godfrey Daniels and Lehigh Valley PBS.

What’s in a Name?:
Food Court to get a new name Thursday.

Datebook:
Campus calendar.

Brain Waves:
Cecilia Fox and students lead “Brain Awareness Day” at Discovery Center.
Author! Author!:
Display of faculty publications in the library.
Gaudeamus:
Faculty, staff, student accomplishments.
Boxing Day:
Red Hat Society sends gifts to troops in Iraq.