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.
September 6 to October 21
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.
Why We Hate
8:00 p.m., Prosser Auditorium
Moravian's year-long lecture series on the topic of "hate" launches with a talk by Jack Levin, Brudnick professor of sociology and criminology at Northeastern University. Levin has appeared frequently on national television programs from Larry King Live to Good Morning America, to Dateline NBC. He has addressed the issue of hate crimes in numerous venues including the White House Conference on Hate Crimes, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Justice Department, and the Department of Education.
Events begin at 9:00 a.m. with registration and coffee at the HUB, followed by a welcome from President Thomforde.
4:00 p.m., Peter Hall
Featuring the Dan DeChellis chamber ensemble, with improvised chamber music for piano, voice, violin, and percussion.
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.
For Liberty and Glory
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
Journalist and historian James R. Gaines explores the connections between the American and French revolutions as he shares ideas from his new book, For Liberty and Glory: Washington, Lafayette, and Their Revolutions.
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
Featuring Robin Kani, flute, with Adrianna Linares, viola, and Frances Duffy, harp.
4 p.m., Peter Hall
"The Quartet for the End of Time," performed by David Moulton, cello, with
Michael Locati, violin, Deborah Andrus, clarinet, and Kristin Ditlow, piano.