7 p.m. Thursday, January 16 International Film Festival – “Balzac & the Little Chinese Seamstress” Gibble Auditorium Presenting stories inspired by transformation. Films will be presented in their respective languages, subtitles in English. An enchanting tale, capturing the magic of reading and the wonder of romantic awakening. The film tells the story of two hapless city boys exiled to a remote mountain village for re-education during China’s Cultural Revolution. The two friends meet the daughter of the local tailor and discover a hidden stash of Western classics in Chinese translation. The friends find escape from their grim surroundings to worlds[Read more...]
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In 2003, Conrad L. Kanagy, Associate Professor of Sociology at Elizabethtown College, travelled to visit the Mennonite church in Ethiopia. In Africa, he saw a vibrant and growing church, one that today has a much larger Mennonite population than all of North America. Upon returning to the U.S., Kanagy knew that this was a story that needed to be told. As a sociologist, Kanagy was particularly interested in telling that story by documenting through survey research the attitudes, beliefs and values of Mennonite Christians in the global south.
The Elizabethtown College Department of Fine and Performing Arts, Music Division presents the annual American Family Christmas Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, in Musser Auditorium, Leffler Chapel and Performance Center. Celebrate the holiday season with performances from both choral and instrumental ensembles. Enjoy your favorite Christmas tunes and songs as well as other holiday pieces celebrating peace on earth and goodwill to all. Bring the whole family for a surprise visit from Santa Claus, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman. They’ve all taken the day off from their hectic holiday schedule to visit Elizabethtown! The concert,[Read more...]
ELIZABETHTOWN, PA (12/08/2009)– Dr. Karendra Devroop, Professor of Music at Elizabethtown College is using his debut CD release concert to secure donations of musical instruments for disadvantaged students in South Africa. To secure musical instruments for the 2010 project, Devroop is holding an instrument drive and free jazz. Also CD release concert. Devroop’s debut CD recording titled “Reminiscing” was released in the US and abroad one month ago. The album is receiving critical acclaim