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Showing all events beginning Friday, September 30, 2016.

Informal Curriculum (102, 104) Living Words: Dr. King's Global Perspective on Global Rights

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., On-campus, Soda Activity Center: Lafayette Room

Come to hear and discuss a recently re-discovered audio recording of Dr. King's 1964 speech to the British Christian Action Group, on the international relevance of the U.S. Civil Rights movement.

Informal Curriculum (102, 104) Living Words: Dr. King's Global Perspective on Global Rights

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., On-campus, Soda Activity Center: Lafayette Room

Come to hear and discuss a recently re-discovered audio recording of Dr. King's 1964 speech to the British Christian Action Group, on the international relevance of the U.S. Civil Rights movement.

Informal Curriculum (102, 104): War Poems: Babi Yar & Yevtushenko

Monday, October 17, 2016 5 p.m., On-campus, De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge

33,700 men, women and children were murdered by Nazis over two days, in 1941, at a ravine in Soviet Ukraine.  The world knew nothing of this event until a poem and a symphony revealed the catastrophe many years later.

Informal Curriculum: Close Looking: An Approach to Reading the Visual Arts

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 3 p.m. to Friday, October 28, 2016 4:30 p.m., On-campus, Soda Activity Center: Orinda Room, Soda Center | Orinda Room

This event offers students the opportunity to apply their Seminar reading skills to a new way of looking at visual art.

Informal Curriculum: Close Looking: An Approach to Reading the Visual Arts

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., On-campus, Soda Activity Center: Orinda Room, Soda Center | Orinda Room

This event offers students the opportunity to apply their Seminar reading skills to a new way of looking at visual art.

Informal Curriculum: Twelfth Night: Shakespeare's Shimmering Comedy

Thursday, November 3, 2016 8 p.m., On-campus, LeFevre Theatre

Like Measure for Measure, written just 5 years earlier, Twelfth Night combines crowd-pleasing buffoonery with darker emotions and complex psychological stakes.

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Informal Curriculum: Twelfth Night: Shakespeare's Shimmering Comedy

Friday, November 4, 2016 4 p.m., On-campus, LeFevre Theatre

Like Measure for Measure, written just 5 years earlier, Twelfth Night combines crowd-pleasing buffoonery with darker emotions and complex psychological stakes.

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Informal Curriculum (103): On Shakespeare, Gender, Identity; a pre-show event

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., On-campus, Delphine Hall

"I am all the daughters of my father's house / And all the brothers, too."

 

Informal Curriculum: Twelfth Night: Shakespeare's Shimmering Comedy

Friday, November 4, 2016 8 p.m., On-campus, LeFevre Theatre

Like Measure for Measure, written just 5 years earlier, Twelfth Night combines crowd-pleasing buffoonery with darker emotions and complex psychological stakes.

RSVP HERE

Informal Curriculum: Twelfth Night: Shakespeare's Shimmering Comedy

Saturday, November 5, 2016 8 p.m., On-campus, LeFevre Theatre

Like Measure for Measure, written just 5 years earlier, Twelfth Night combines crowd-pleasing buffoonery with darker emotions and complex psychological stakes.

RSVP HERE

Informal Curriculum: Twelfth Night: Shakespeare's Shimmering Comedy

Sunday, November 6, 2016 2 p.m., On-campus, LeFevre Theatre

Like Measure for Measure, written just 5 years earlier, Twelfth Night combines crowd-pleasing buffoonery with darker emotions and complex psychological stakes.

RSVP HERE

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Informal Curriculum (104): Questions of Belief: Miguel de Unamuno

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., On-campus, De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge

In Saint Emmanuel the Good, Unamuno describes a saintly man who doubts his own faith.

Informal Curriculum (104): Dr. Vandana Shiva, Keynote Lecture; Leadership for Social Justice Conference

Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., On-campus

This annual campus conference aims to inspire students, and to equip them with the knowledge, skills and wisdom to serve the common good. The 2016 focus is on sustainability and environmental justice. Keynote speaker Dr.

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Informal Curriculum (002): Women & the Catholic Church; the Visionary Life of Hildegard of Bingen

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., On-campus, De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge

Excerpts from the beautiful film Vision: From the Life of Hildegard of Bingen will be followed by conversation on women in the Catholic Church.

Informal Curriculum (001, 102): Questions of Honor, in Homer & Today

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., On-campus, De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge

Ghanian-American philosopher Anthony Appiah has said, “We may think we have finished with honor, but honor isn’t finished with us.” We will bring together texts by Appiah and Homer to ask: What can we learn from Homer about honor and shame?

Informal Curriculum (002, 102): Dante on Getting Lost & Going Wrong

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., On-campus, De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge

In the Divine Comedy, Dante describes how he lost his way in life and what he had to do to find his way again.  What can Dante tell us about getting lost and going wrong?  About how to put our lives back on course again?