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Lecture at St. John’s College Explores Great Works of 14th-Century Literature

Robert Hanning, professor emeritus of English and classical literature at Columbia University, will give a lecture titled “Aristotle on the Arno, Plato on the Thames: Prudence, Performance, and Probability in the ‘Decameron’ and the ‘Canterbury Tales’” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, April 10 at 8 p.m.

Originally Posted on bradylee, March 30, 2015

RE-CYCLE: SJC Bike Share Begins

The student-run Environmental Club, in conjunction with the Athletics Department, began its RE-CYCLE: SJC Bike Share on March 30 at St. John’s College. The program allows St. John's students, faculty, and staff to borrow, free of charge, a bicycle from the gymnasium to use for one day.

Originally Posted on bradylee, March 30, 2015

St. John’s Junior Wins Santa Fe Poetry Contest

Originally Posted on cgruber, March 28, 2015

Croquet Q&A: Stefan Vasic Invokes Homer, Guile

As the St. John’s College croquet team gears up for this year’s Annapolis Cup against the U.S. Naval Academy, we wanted to give access to the players’ lighter sides. Leading off is Stefan Vasic (A17).

Originally Posted on bradylee, March 26, 2015

Croquet Practice in Full Swing as Imperial Wicket and His Navy Counterpart Meet

Croquet practice at St. John's College was in full swing yesterday as Navy Team Captain Midshipmen 1st Class Eric Bermudez stopped by to chat with Imperial Wicket Samuel Collins (A15). The two will lead their respective teams in this year's Annapolis Cup, the annual croquet match between St. John's College and the U.S. Naval Academy. The match will be held April 18 at St. John's College.

Originally Posted on bradylee, March 25, 2015

Acclaimed Military Author and Psychiatrist to Speak at Joint St. John’s College and U.S. Naval Academy Lecture Series

Author and psychiatrist Jonathan Shay will deliver the 2015 Kristensen Memorial Lecture entitled “Homer on Military Leadership” at St. John’s College. The lecture is part of the joint lectures series between St. John’s College and the U.S. Naval Academy to honor the memory of Lieutenant Commander Erik S. Kristensen, an alumnus of the St. John’s College Graduate Institute.

Originally Posted on bradylee, March 19, 2015

Lecture at St. John’s College Explores Newton’s “Principia”

Mary Domski, professor, University of New Mexico, will give a lecture titled “The Deduction of Truth from Phenomena in Isaac Newton’s ‘Principia Mathematica’” at St. John’s College. Domski’s lecture will address Isaac Newton’s celebrated claim from his renowned text, the General Scholium (1713), that in his “experimental philosophy,” he does not “feign hypotheses” but instead “deduces” propositions “from the phenomena.”

Originally Posted on bradylee, March 18, 2015

House of Pancakes: Matthew Denci Brings Sparta Together

As a freshman in the St. John's College intramural program, Matthew Denci (A15) received a memorable nickname. He shares that story, as well as others about translating Antigone, playing croquet, and what he plans to do after graduating from St. John's College.

Originally Posted on bradylee, March 11, 2015