3 p.m. — LC Softball vs. Sweetbriar; doubleheader
Portions of the PBS documentary Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide based on the book by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.
Film will be followed by a panel addressing modern-day slavery, including Ann Wright of Show of Force, Holly Herdman ’14 of Love 146, Timothy Spaulding of Freedom 4/24, and Tiffany Eriksen of World Help.
Dillard Theatre, 7 p.m.
"Cuba - Fear and Loathing? Reflections on travel to Cuba" is the topic of a lecture by Dr. David Richards, assistant professor of political science, who will discuss a recent Lynchburg College study abroad program in Cuba.
Hopwood Auditorium, 4:30 p.m.
"La música y poesía de García Lorca," presented as part of Foreign Language Week at Lynchburg College.
Event will be dedicated to the Spanish poet García Lorca (1898-1936). Lynchburg College students and faculty will sing some of his "canciones populares" and recite his poetry. Two students will give a presentation on Lorca's life. Special guest of the evening will be the Cuban baritone Carlos Alemán. He will sing some of the popular songs that Lorca collected in his native Andalucía. Naomi Amos will accompany on piano.
All presentations will be in Spanish.
Join us for a film screening of Almanya: Welcome to Germany (2011), comedy, and winner of the 2011 "Lola" (Germany's Academy Award) for Best Film.
After 45 years in Germany, a former Turkish guestworker takes his family back to the homeland.
Event is part of Foreign Language Week at Lynchburg College.
Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m. Schewel Hall, Room 217.
Free and open to the public.
The French Department invites you to a chocolate evening!
Come enjoy the French movie, Chocolat, starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp, and savor fondue au chocolat and petit fours.
Event presented as part of Foreign Language Week at Lynchburg College.
Tuesday, March 26, 7 p.m. Schewel Hall, Room 217.
Free and open to the public.
Dr. Lee Piepho, Shallenberger Brown Research Professor, Sweet Briar College, will present “Mantuan's Pastorals: The Classical Heritage in Renaissance Italy and Early Modern England.”
Baptista Mantuanus (Mantuan) (1447-1516), was an Italian Carmelite reformer, humanist, and poet. He wrote over 55,000 lines of verse, and it is largely through his poetry that he became famous and influential on the cultures of early modern Europe.
Dr. Andrew Witmer of the History Department at James Madison University will present “The Rise and Fall of Daniel Flickinger Wilberforce: African Missions and Race-Making in the United States.”
Event sponsored by the LC History Department. Schewel 231, 4:30 p.m.
All are welcome. For questions, contact Dr. Scott Amos at 434.544.8328 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Civil War historian James I. Robertson Jr. will speak on "What We Have Forgotten: America, 1846-1861" at 7:30 p.m. on April 1 in Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center.
Event is co-sponsored by LC and Historic Sandusky.
LC partners with Sports Outreach, Riverside Runners, and the Lynchburg Road Runners for this annual event, which raises money for projects in the Gulu region of Uganda.
All races will start and finish on LC’s Jack M. Toms ’69 Track.
5K race starts at 8 a.m. At approximately 9:15 a.m., the one-mile and one-quarter mile Children's Fun Runs will begin.
Proceeds from this year's races will go toward the construction and furnishing of the Ger House for Trauma Counseling in Gulu.