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Lecture, 9/20

WHO:  Dr. Carlos Picon, Curator in Charge, Department of Greek and Roman Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

TITLE:  “New Hellenistic and Roman Galleries: The Metropolitan Museum of Art”

Originally Posted on admin, September 20, 2008

Dean's Lecture, 9/19

WHO:  Heidi Northwood, Professor and Chair of Philosophy, Nazareth College of Rochester, New York

WHAT: Fall 2008 Dean’s Lecture and Concert Series, St. John’s College

TITLE: “The Hidden Harmony, The Hidden Logos:  What Prometheus and Pythagoras Gave to Us Humans”

Originally Posted on admin, September 19, 2008

8th Annual All-Alumni Art Show

WHAT: 8th Annual All-Alumni Art Show: Opening Reception

THEME: The Lunatic, The Lover, The Poet

WHEN: Friday, September 19, 5 – 8 p.m. (Show up through October 11)

Originally Posted on admin, September 19, 2008

Constitution Day Panel Discussion

WHAT: Constitution Day Panel Discussion

WHO: President Michael Peters; Ray Saccoccia; a St. John’s tutor; and a St. John’s student

TOPIC:  “In Which Ways is The Constitution a Living or Static Document?”

Originally Posted on admin, September 17, 2008

Dean's Lecture, 9/12: “Cosmic Craftsmanship in Plato and Stoicism”

WHO:   Dr. Tony Long, University of California Berkeley

WHAT: Fall 2008 Dean’s Lecture and Concert Series, St. John’s College

TITLE:  “Cosmic Craftsmanship in Plato and Stoicism”

Originally Posted on admin, September 12, 2008

Lecture, 9/9: Salvatore Scibona

WHO:  Salvatore Scibona, author of The End (Graywolf Press, 2008)

WHERE: Great Hall, Peterson Student Center

WHEN: Tuesday, September 9, 7 p.m.

Originally Posted on admin, September 9, 2008

Fall 2008 Community Seminar Series

WHATCommunity Seminars give community members the opportunity to read and discuss seminal works the same way St. John’s students study the classics. Seminars are discussion-based and limited in size in order to ensure a spirited dialogue.

Originally Posted on admin, September 9, 2008

Dean's Lecture, 9/5

WHO:   Dr. Karl Hinterbichler, Professor of Music at the University of New Mexico

WHAT: Fall 2008 Dean’s Lecture and Concert Series, St. John’s College

TITLE:  “Dies Irae Chant from the Middle Ages to the Present”

Originally Posted on admin, September 5, 2008

Dean's Lecture, 8/29

WHO:   Victoria Mora, Dean, St. John’s College

WHAT: Fall 2008 Dean’s Lecture and Concert Series, St. John’s College

TITLE:  “‘Con buen hambre no hay mal pan’:  Why We Should Thank Cervantes for Allowing Us to Make the Acquaintance of the Famous Sancho Panza” 

Originally Posted on admin, August 29, 2008

Graduate Institute Commencement

WHAT: Commencement Exercises awarding degrees of Master of Arts in Eastern Classics and Master of Arts in Liberal Arts

WHEN: Friday, August 15, 2008 at 10 a.m. (Graduates will gather at 9 a.m. on the Koi Pond steps for pictures)

Originally Posted on admin, August 15, 2008