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October 26, 2010

Nicholas Katzenbach’s Speech at Kirby Hall of Civil Rights Rededication

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Former U.S. attorney general Nicholas Katzenbach spoke at the recent rededication of Kirby Hall of Civil Rights. His father, former attorney general of New Jersey Edward L. Katzenbach, spoke at the original dedication in 1930. Below is the text of his speech: When President Weiss first told me of the Kirby Hall of Civil Rights [...]

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April 19, 2010

Author Andrew Glencross Will Discuss His New Book April 21

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What Makes the EU Viable? deals with what the European Union can learn from democracy Author Andrew Glencross will present a lecture about how the lessons the United States has learned could help strengthen the European Union at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 21 in Kirby Hall of Civil Rights room 104. The event is free [...]

Award-Winning Author and Filmmaker Molefi K. Asante, Jr. '04 Speaks April 17

April 16, 2010

Award-Winning Author and Filmmaker Molefi K. Asante, Jr. ’04 Speaks April 17

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He will discuss his work during a public lecture in Kirby Hall of Civil Rights Award-winning author and filmmaker Molefi K. Asante, Jr. ’04 will present the talk “Being the Change” 2 p.m. Saturday, April 17 in Kirby Hall of Civil Rights room 104. Asante was scheduled to be the keynote speaker for Lafayette’s celebration [...]

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April 14, 2010

Holocaust Survivor Charlene Schiff Will Discuss Her Experiences April 19

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A free community dinner will be held before the lecture Holocaust survivor Charlene Schiff will give a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 19 in Kirby Hall of Civil Rights room 104. The free talk will be presented by Lafayette Hillel Society in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day. A free community dinner will be held [...]

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April 14, 2010

World War II Veteran Harry Ettlinger to Speak April 21

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He will discuss his experience as one of the famed ‘Monuments Men’ Veteran Harry Ettlinger will give a lecture about his experiences during World War II in a squadron charged with the task of locating and protecting monuments, priceless works of art, and other cultural treasures stolen by the Nazis in war torn areas of [...]

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April 9, 2010

Dan Mills: US Future States Exhibit Will Run Through May 22 in Williams Center Gallery

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Artist talk April 13 will be followed by a book signing An exhibit of the art of Dan Mills entitled US Future States Atlas: An Atlas of Global Imperialism is now on display in the Williams Center Gallery through Saturday, May 22. Mills will give a lecture about his work at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, April [...]

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April 8, 2010

Lafayette Celebrates National Poetry Month

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Feminist novelist and poet Marge Piercy will present a lecture on 19th century feminism April 14 Lafayette’s celebration of National Poetry Month includes a favorite poetry reading, sessions recognizing the winners of the College’s annual poetry competitions, and readings and lectures by renowned poets Marge Piercy, Major Jackson, and Yolanda Wisher Palacio ’98. All events [...]

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April 8, 2010

Award-Winning Filmmaker Lou Reda Will Discuss His Work April 13

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Event will benefit women’s soccer team The Lafayette women’s soccer team will host “An Evening with Lou Reda” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 13 in Oechsle Hall room 224. Admission is free with a donation benefiting the soccer program. An award-winning filmmaker and Easton resident, Reda will share samples of his work and documentaries, chronicling major [...]

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April 5, 2010

Service Learning Celebrated April 8

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Easton Mayor Sal Panto to speak; 20 groups will present their community-based learning projects; NYC filmmaker Shanti Thakur to present documentary Twenty groups of Lafayette students and faculty who are working on academic courses and projects in communities ranging from Easton to New Orleans and Honduras will present their research and experiences from 4-6 p.m. [...]

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March 30, 2010

Author and Scholar Bryan Rennie Will Discuss the History of Religion

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His talk is part of Lyman Coleman Guest Speaker series Religious scholar and author Bryan Rennie will present the lecture “Mircea Eliade and the ‘Cognitive Science’ of Religion: Contradictory or Complementary Approaches to the History of Religions?” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1, in room 104 of Kirby Hall of Civil Rights. Free and open to [...]