Film Screening of "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide"

Tue, 2013-04-02 16:47 -- admin

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.

Eli Young Band

Tue, 2013-03-26 13:43 -- admin

Eli Young Band with special guest Charlie Worsham

Sunday, May 5

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; show at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket prices: LC undergrad students, free with LC ID; LC graduate students, LC community, and Lynchburg area college students, $15 with ID; all others, $20.

Tickets available in the Office of Student Activities. Members of the general public may also purchase tickets online.

Spanish Night: The Music and Poetry of García Lorca

Wed, 2013-03-20 13:13 -- admin

"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.

German Film Night

Wed, 2013-03-20 13:04 -- admin

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.

French Movie Night

Wed, 2013-03-20 12:58 -- admin

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.

Lecture - Mantuan's Pastorals: The Classical Heritage in Renaissance Italy and Early Modern England

Wed, 2013-03-20 10:33 -- admin

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.

History Seminar - March 20

Thu, 2013-03-14 11:28 -- admin

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 amos.n@lynchburg.edu.

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