Datebook

Through August 31
Steel: Made in Pennsylvania
Payne Gallery
Photographer Don Giles provides powerful and beautiful images of the Pennsylvania steel mills—some active, some idle—that helped create modern America.

August 24-26
Freshman Orientation.

August 27
Classes begin
Moravian's 266th academic year starts today.

September 3
Labor Day
No classes.

September 6
Peace and Justice Lecture: “Free Minds, Free People: Teaching and Learning in a New Age.”
7:00 p.m., Prosser Auditorium
Bill Ayers, distinguished professor of education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, author, and former member of the Weather Underground, comes to Moravian as the second Peace and Justice scholar-in-residence. His visit will be preceded by a faculty colloquium on September 4 to discuss Ayer’s book Teaching Toward Freedom:  Moral Commitment and Ethical Action in the Classroom (2004). Contact Dan Jasper for details, or to arrange a classroom visit by Bill Ayers on September 6 or 7.

September 6 to October 21
Payne Gallery
President Selects from the Permanent Collection
A selection of treasures from the Payne's archives, chosen by President Thomforde on the occasion of the gallery's 25th anniversary.

September 15
Family Day
Events begin at 9:00 a.m. with registration and coffee at the HUB, followed by a welcome from President Thomforde.

September 16
Faculty recital
4:00 p.m., Peter Hall
Featuring the Dan DeChellis chamber ensemble, with improvised chamber music for piano, voice, violin, and percussion.

September 18
Grave Matters
7:00 p.m., Dana Lecture Hall
Author Mark Harris discusses his book Grave Matters: A Journey Through The Modern Funeral Industry To A Natural Way Of Burial, which explores contemporary funeral practices and the environmentally-friendly alternatives.

September 22
Faculty Recital
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
Featuring Robin Kani, flute, with Adrianna Linares, viola, and Frances Duffy, harp.

September 23
Faculty Recital
"The Quartet for the End of Time," performed by David Moulton, cello, with
Michael Locati, violin, Deborah Andrus, clarinet, and Kristin Ditlow, piano.