WHO: Craig Varjabedian, photographer
Robin Jones, writer
WHAT: Presentation and book signing for
Four and Twenty Photographs: Stories From Behind the Lens
WHAT: Community Seminars give community members the opportunity to read and discuss seminal works the same way our students study the classics. Seminars are discussion-based and limited in size in order to ensure a spirited dialogue.
Who: Mary Feidt, Director and Producer; Natalie Goldberg, Poet and Writer
What: Screening and Filmmaker Panel for Tangled Up in Bob: Searching for Bob Dylan
When: Wednesday, September 5, 7 p.m.
What: The Dean’s Lecture Series--Santa Fe
Where: All lectures are held in the Great Hall (Peterson Student Center) When: at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
The theme of the 7th Annual All-Alumni Art Show is the Fibonacci sequence. Original works of art based on the Fibonacci sequence, and created by alumni from both campuses, will be showcased along with descriptions of the particular sequence application used in each piece.
“Souls, Chariots, and the Problem of Desire”David Carl, Tutor
A man sometimes devotes his life to a desire which he is not sure will ever be fulfilled. Those who laugh at this folly are, after all, no more than mere spectators of life.
St. John’s College Graduate Institute
Summer Class of 2007
WHAT: Commencement Exercises awarding degrees of Master of Arts in Liberal Arts and Master of Arts in Eastern Classics.
Santa Fe, NM – Groundbreaking for a major new building on the campus of St. John’s College will take place at a ceremony on Saturday, July 28, at noon, on the site of the planned Norman and Betty Levan Hall.
Dr. Norman Levan, an alumnus of the St. John’s College Graduate Institute in Liberal Education, has donated $5 million to help build a new center on the Santa Fe campus for the Graduate Institute. Dr. Levan’s gift will fund construction to house the college’s two graduate programs, as well as classrooms, faculty offices, and common space for students. Renowned architectural firm Lake/Flato, winner of the American Institute of Architects National Firm Award in 2004, will design the building.
Read the op-ed by Christopher B. Nelson, Annapolis president, in The New York Times. Mr. Nelson responds to columnist David Brooks, who wonders how many schools prepare their students for "this kind of love"—a passionate intellectual and emotional life.
"I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him."