Wednesday, October 15
The second reading group session on W.E.B. DuBois’s
landmark book The Souls of Black Folk (1903). Led by visiting
assistant professor of history James Johnson. 4:00 p.m.,
lower level lounge, Monocacy Hall.
Thursday, October 16
Heikki Lempa, assistant professor of history, discusses
research in Germany, Scandinavia, and Korea for the
Brown Bag lunch series. 11:30 a.m., Am-rhein Room, HUB.
Felipe Luciano, poet, journalist, Puerto
Rican community activist. 7:30 p.m., Prosser Auditorium,
HUB. Ext. 7847.
Fall Open House, sponsored by the Admissions Office.
Everything about Atzilut is mixed—except its message.
This ensemble of Jewish and Arab musicians plays the music
of many traditions on instruments such
as tabla, dumbek, and djembe. They play
non-western Hebrew spiritual music rooted in the melodic traditions of
the Middle East, Balkan, Judeo-Spanish, and Eastern European
(klezmer) styles. Their repertory
draws from a Greek Jewish wedding dance, a setting of Psalm 19, a Turkish
dance medley, an Arabic love song, and a bilingual version
of “Hineh ma tov” (how
good it is for brothers to dwell together in peace). 7:30 p.m., Foy Hall.
$12, $6 seniors and students. Ext. 1650.
Thursday, October 23
Judith Share Yaphe ’66, National Defense University. “Iraq
and the Politics of Intelligence.” 4:00 p.m., UBC Room,
April Major ’93, Villanova University
School of Law. “The
Practice of Law in the Digital Age.” 7:00 p.m., UBC
Friday, October 24
12th annual Rocco Calvo Invitational Alumni Golf Tournament.
Locust Valley Golf Course, Coopers-burg. $75. Registration
9:30 a.m., tee-off 10:00 a.m.
Alumni Awards ceremony.
Dinner and reception, 6:00 p.m., Payne Gallery. Ceremony,
7:30 p.m. Dessert buffet, 8:30
Saturday, October 25
Homecoming and Houndfest.
Tuesday, October 28
Rudy Ackerman, professor emeritus of art, tells tall
tales and shows slides of his adventures shepherding
around Greece, Egypt, and other arty destinations.
5:00 p.m., Air
Products Room, HUB. Ext. 1491.
Contemporary Printmakers,” in the HUB’s H. Paty
Eiffe Gallery, includes work by Doug Zucco, artist-lecturer
in the Art Department, and former adjunct Lynn Gano. Through
Monday, October 20.
To honor the 75th birthday of Richard Schantz,
professor emeritus of music, friends and
former students have
planned a gala party to be held on the Saturday
October 25, in Foy Concert Hall.
meet up with one another at an exhibit of choir memorabilia,
as a buffet
dinner is served
in Clewell Dining Hall. The birthday “Roast
and Toast” begins
at 7:00 p.m.
All proceeds go to the endowment of the
Schantz Music Scholarship.
Linda Pettinelli ’91at 908 627-6318, Kathleen
Dowd ’68 at 610 252-0019, or Denise
at 215 539-7248. Cost for the evening is
$35. Respond by October 15.