Datebook

Today

Transgender speaker and activist Debra Davis, director of the Gender Education Center in Minnesota. 8:30 p.m., Foy Hall. Ext. 1491.

Thursday, October 2

Feminist sculptor Kerstin Engman will describe her work in a talk called “20 Years of Making Women.” 7:30 p.m., PPHAC 101. Ext. 1563.

Friday, October 3

Poet Sekou Sundiata will host a poetry circle. Bring your favorite poem to read. 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Snyder Room, HUB. He’ll be performing “Blessing the Boats” at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, October 4, at Lehigh University.

The President’s staff welcomes all to Payne Gallery. 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 4 and 18

Fall Open House, sponsored by the Admissions Office.

Sunday, October 5

Moravian College Community Orchestra with Mikhail Yanovitsky, piano, and Heard @ Moravian, our new faculty chamber ensemble. Bach, Shostakovich, Hindemith. 2:00 p.m., Foy Hall. $12, $6 students/seniors. Ext. 1650.

Tuesday, October 7

Gordon Williams, assistant professor of mathematics, leads the second Moravian Reading Group session on “America: The New Rome.” The text is from Confronting Empire by the historian Eqbal Ahmad (1933-99), a Pakistani born in and exiled from India, an antiwar activist going back to the Vietnam era, a onetime member of the FLN in Algeria, and a secular Muslim—altogether a complex and controversial thinker. P.S. He also taught Einstein how to operate a Coke machine. Text available from Mickey Ortiz in Comenius 206. 4:00 p.m., Snyder Room, HUB.

Saturday, October 11-Tuesday, October 14

Fall break

Monday, October 13

Lisa Fischler, assistant professor of political science, will speak on “Contemporary China: A Place of Contradictions.” 7:00 p.m., Prosser Auditorium. Free.


"Winter Solitude" (1920) by Edward Redfield

Ongoing

Recent acquisitions. Payne Gallery. Through October 19.

September 30, 2003

Soul Searching:
Study group to read W.E.B. DuBois' The Souls of Black Folk.

Cram Courses:
Moravian's "Learning at Leisure" courses in recreation, hobbies, and books.
Man of the World:
Pulitzer Prize-winning NY Times columnist Thomas Friedman to speak at Moravian.
Social Interaction:
Moravian Theological Seminary and Marywood University design joint Master of Divinity and Master of Social Work degree.
Counselors in Training:
New interns at Counseling Center.
Nest Eggs:
TIAA-CREF financial planners on campus.
Datebook:
Campus events.
Gaudemus:
Faculty, staff, student achievements.
Media Matters:
Moravian stories in local press.