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You can submit material for the College of Arts and Sciences Newsletter to: Jeremy Nagle by Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. via email. Please be sure to include your department in your submission. Please do not re-submit information for the Newsletter.
As part of Oath Week programming the Presidents Diversity Council will hold a panel discussion Tuesday April 23 at 12:30 in Xavier Hall 332.
Titled: Inclusion matters: Campus, classroom and career
Members of the President's Diversity Council will present examples of how the SLU Oath of Inclusion is "being lived" through the university curriculum, student development activities and specific programs offered by the Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action. Faculty will provide information on courses that contribute to the development of men and women for others who can transform society and staff will offer examples of programming that can help students better understand the importance of inclusion in careers after graduation.
For more information contact PDC Co-Chairs Karla Scott Associate PRofessor of Communication & Director of African American StudiesMichelle Lewis Director of the Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action
John Francis Bannon, S.J., 2013 Lecture
Thursday, 25 April 2013
Sinquefield State Room, DuBourg Hall
221 North Grand Boulevard
Saint Louis University
Claude A. Clegg III
Professor of History, Indiana University
"A Town, A Photograph, and a Lynching Close to Home"
Claude Clegg is an award-winning historian whose has published widely in African American
history. His most recent book, Troubled Ground: A Tale of Murder, Lynching, and Reckoning in
the New South, is a brilliant exploration of a deeply personal story. In 1906, Professor Clegg's
hometown of Salisbury, North Carolina, was the site of a triple lynching that became a national
news story. Professor Clegg's talk, based on his book, will weave this local tragedy into a larger
American story about race, violence, and memory.
The lecture is free and open to the public. A reception will follow Professor Clegg's talk and
signed copies of Troubled Ground will be available for purchase.
by Anton Chekhov - April 26, 27 and May 3, 4, 5
Transplanted from their beloved Moscow to a provincial Russian town, three sisters-school teacher Olga, unhappily married Masha, idealistic Irina-yearn for the city of their childhood, where they imagine their lives will be transformed. Three Sisters is Chekhov's masterpiece portrait of a family grappling with the bittersweet realization that while dreams may be unfulfilled there must always be hope.
Saint Louis University Theatre will present a classic of world literature, Three Sisters, by Anton Chekhov, on Fridays and Saturdays, April 26 and 27 and May 3 and 4, all at 8PM, and on Sunday, May 5, at 2PM. Tickets are $9 for faculty and staff of the University, and $7 for all students. Reservations at 977-2998. University Theatre is located in Xavier Hall at 3733 West Pine Mall.
Professor Dixon directs research on plant conservation and landscape restoration at the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority for Kings Park Botanical Garden (Perth, Western Australia). He is well known for his techniques for restoring habitats by mining and for propagating rare and endangered species using such unlikely things as "liquid smoke" and fungi. We expect a lecture to be richly illustrated with vividly colored and oddly shaped wildflowers representing a few of the 12,000 species native to Western Australia. We can supply your e-journal with some nice photos of the flora if you are interested.
Title: Conservation: Hope in the Age of Extinction
Speaker: Prof. Kingsley Dixon; Kings Park Botanical Garden (Perth, Western Australia)
When: Monday, May 6
Time: 4:00 PM
Where: Schoenberg Auditorium, The Missouri Botanical Garden (Shaw entrance).
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Deepening Student Learning: A Workshop on Critical Reflection
FINE & PERFORMING ARTS
Professor Nancy Bell's play, Present Tense (with Peter Grandbois) was chosen as one of 8 plays out of 250 national submissions for production in the Labute Festival of New Plays. The festival is produced by the St. Louis Actors' Studio and will premiere in July.
Timothy Lomperis, Ph.D., presented the following paper on April 12th at the
Midwest Political Science Association meetings in Chicago: "The 'First' Surge: The Repulse of the Easter Invasion in
South Vietnam, 1972--Implications for Iraq and Afghanistan"
MODERN AND CLASSICAL LANGUAGES
Dr. Kathleen Llewellyn, Associate Professor of French in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, presented a paper, "The News in the Pews: Talking in Church and Other Early Modern Social Networks," at the Renaissance Society of America conference in San Diego, CA on April 6.
January 14, 2013
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