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Elizabethtown College spring semester events calendar

Jan 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

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1/14 Thursday 7pm

Global Film Series — Day for Night (France)

The film series theme is Oscar winners through the decades, starting with the 1950s and working up to the 2000s. Films are presented in their respective languages, with subtitles in English.”Day for Night” (“La Nuit américaine”) is a 1973 French…
1/20 Wednesday 6pm

Fiction Reading: Point Blank with author Dr. Carmine Sarracino

Dr. Carmine Sarracino reads from his debut novel “Point Blank,” set in a Civil War hospital amid drug trafficking, espionage and murder. Sarracino was educated at Rhode Island College and The University of Michigan. His poems have been published in m…
1/21 Thursday 12am

Art Exhibit — Helen Beekman, mixed media

Helen Beekman, a sculptor and painter, works and lives in New York City. She grew up in Menlo Park and Inverness, California, and earned her bachelor’s degree in art, focusing on sculpture, from Mills College in Oakland, California.Beekman’s…
1/21 Thursday 4pm

Art exhibit reception — Helen Beekman, mixed media

Helen Beekman, a sculptor and painter, works and lives in New York City. She grew up in Menlo Park and Inverness, California, and earned her bachelor’s degree in art, focusing on sculpture, from Mills College in Oakland, California. Beekman’s composi…
1/22 Friday 11am

M&M Mars Executive Lecture Series: Joe Boylan, director of Human Resources, Berks Packing Co. Inc.

M&M Mars partnered with the Elizabethtown College Department of Business to create an Executive Lecture Series geared toward bringing senior level executives from various industries to talk about their businesses and engage the audience in discussion…
1/25 Monday 7:30pm

Monday Series Concert — Elizabethtown College Brass Faculty

Faculty members perform a range of works, including solos, duets, quintets and a seven-piece brass ensemble.Cost: free
Contact: Amy Reynolds at 717-361-1212 or reynoldsa@etown.edu
Sponsor: Department of Fine and Performing Arts
1/26 Tuesday 7pm

Film Screening: Salam Neighbor — connecting the world to refugees

Escaping a war was only the beginning of their story. Salam (Hello) Neighbor is a film and campaign to connect the world to refugees. The film follows the journey of Chris and Zach as the first filmmakers ever allowed to be registered and given a ten…
1/28 Thursday 12am

Art Exhibit — Helen Beekman, mixed media

Helen Beekman, a sculptor and painter, works and lives in New York City. She grew up in Menlo Park and Inverness, California, and earned her bachelor’s degree in art, focusing on sculpture, from Mills College in Oakland, California.Beekman’s…
1/28 Thursday 4pm

Writing to Change the World: Craft Talk/Discussion w/ Scholar Robert Johansen

Can writing change the world? And if so, how can we be better agents of change for the world we want to live within? Robert Johansen discusses his approach to global writing and how writing, itself, can help us create a better life experience for all…
1/29 Friday 11am

M&M Mars Executive Lecture Series: Kathleen A. Pavelko, president and CEO, WITF

M&M Mars partnered with the Elizabethtown College Department of Business to create an Executive Lecture Series geared toward bringing senior level executives from various industries to talk about their businesses and engage the audience in discussion…

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2/2 Tuesday 7pm

Evening Reading and Presentation — Dr. Kelly Baker

What do we owe the places we are from? What do we owe the people who lived and died there? Geography anchors us to a shared past, and we can’t escape the history thrust upon us in these places we happen to land.Dr. Kelly Baker reads from her essay…
2/2 Tuesday 7pm

Faculty Scholarship Series — Dr. Thomas Murray –Saving the Bay One Stream at a Time

7 p.m. – reception
7:30 p.m. – lecture
Dr. Thomas Murray (University of Connecticut, Ph.D.) is a professor of biology at Elizabethtown College. For more than 20 years, Dr. Murray and his students have studied the restoration of a variety of aquatic…
2/4 Thursday 12am

Art Exhibit — Helen Beekman, mixed media

Helen Beekman, a sculptor and painter, works and lives in New York City. She grew up in Menlo Park and Inverness, California, and earned her bachelor’s degree in art, focusing on sculpture, from Mills College in Oakland, California.Beekman’s…
2/8 Monday 7:30pm

Monday Series Concert — Anne Gross, soprano

Anne Gross, soprano, and Justin Badgerow, piano, present an evening of arias and songs by W.A. Mozart, Robert Schumann, Hugo Wolf, Richard Strauss, Cécile Chaminade, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Ricky Ian Gordon.Cost: free
Contact: Amy Reynolds at…
2/9 Tuesday 12pm

President’s Community Enrichment Series — Amish as Entrepreneurs with Donald Kraybill

The Riddle of Amish Business Success: Donald Kraybill explores how Amish people — without high school or business training, and with church-imposed restrictions on public grid electricity, ownership of automobiles, and the Internet — have become cr…
2/10 Wednesday 7pm

Bharatanatyam Classical Indian Dance — Shohini Banerjee

Bharatanatyam is a classical Indian dance form originating from Southern India. For many dancers in the United States, the art form serves as a means of expressing Indian identity, culture and Hindu faith. Shohini Banerjee has studied this art form f…
2/11 Thursday 12am

Art Exhibit — Helen Beekman, mixed media

Helen Beekman, a sculptor and painter, works and lives in New York City. She grew up in Menlo Park and Inverness, California, and earned her bachelor’s degree in art, focusing on sculpture, from Mills College in Oakland, California.Beekman’s…
2/11 Thursday 7pm

Global Film Series — The Official Story (Argentina)

The film festival theme this year is Oscar winners through the decades, starting with the 1950s and working up to the 2000s. Films are presented in their respective languages, with subtitles in English.”The Official Story” tells of an upper middle…
2/11 Thursday 7pm

Lecture — The Schwenkfelder Hymnal of 1762 and Its Unique Place in German Hymnody

Linguist and hymnologist Hedda Durnbaugh discusses what makes the Schwenkfelder hymnal of 1762 unique in the history of German hymn books by outlining its history and analyzing the origins of its hymn texts.Cost: free
Contact: Young Center for…
2/11 Thursday 8pm

Play — Unnecessary Farce by Paul Slade Smith

Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. And a killer in a … Go! In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. Bu…
2/12 Friday 11am

M&M Mars Executive Lecture Series — Lisa Riggs, president, Economic Development Co. of Lancaster County

M&M Mars partnered with the Elizabethtown College Department of Business to create an Executive Lecture Series geared toward bringing senior level executives from various industries to talk about their businesses and engage the audience in discussion…
2/12 Friday 8pm

Play — Unnecessary Farce by Paul Slade Smith

Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. And a killer in a … Go! In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. Bu…
2/13 Saturday 8pm

Play — Unnecessary Farce by Paul Slade Smith

Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. And a killer in a … Go! In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. Bu…
2/15 Monday 7pm

Black History Month Film — 42

The film, “42,” is the theatrical story of Jackie Robinson from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball.Cost: free
Contact: Brandon Jackson…
2/15 Monday 7:30pm

Monday Series Concert — Alumni Kim Witman, piano, and Eric Barry, tenor

The program features music from opera and art song repertoire performed by musicians from the Wolf Trap Opera Company, including E-town alumna Kim Witman ’78, senior director of opera.Cost: free
Contact: Amy Reynolds at 717-361-1212 or
2/16 Tuesday 7:30pm

Carlos R. and Georgiana E. Leffler Memorial Lecture — World Peace and other Fourth Grade Achievements with John Hunter

John Hunter is an award-winning gifted teacher and educational consultant who has dedicated his life to helping children realize their full potential. Employing his background as a musician, composer and filmmaker during a three-decade career as a te…
2/18 Thursday 12am

Art Exhibit — Helen Beekman, mixed media

Helen Beekman, a sculptor and painter, works and lives in New York City. She grew up in Menlo Park and Inverness, California, and earned her bachelor’s degree in art, focusing on sculpture, from Mills College in Oakland, California.Beekman’s…
2/18 Thursday 7pm

Black History Month Program — Harlem Nights–Exploring the Harlem Renaissance

The College’s Susquehanna Room becomes the “Harlem Lounge” where students and staff participate in an artistic exploration of the African-American Harlem Renaissance including guest performances, open-mic sessions, and free mock-tails/snacks.Cost:…
2/18 Thursday 8pm

Play — Unnecessary Farce by Paul Slade Smith

Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. And a killer in a … Go! In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. Bu…
2/19 Friday 11am

M&M Mars Executive Lecture Series: James Cowhey, executive director, Lancaster County Planning Commission

M&M Mars partnered with the Elizabethtown College Department of Business to create an Executive Lecture Series geared toward bringing senior level executives from various industries to talk about their businesses and engage the audience in discussion…
2/19 Friday 8pm

Play — Unnecessary Farce by Paul Slade Smith

Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. And a killer in a … Go! In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. Bu…
2/21 Sunday 2pm

Play — Unnecessary Farce by Paul Slade Smith

Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. And a killer in a .. Go! In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on video. But the…
2/22 Monday 7pm

In God’s House — The Religious Landscape of Utica

Sacred spaces change with the times. This documentary shows how holy sites tell the ongoing story of America, from the pre-colonial era to today. Director Rob Knight joins us for a screening and Q&A.Cost: free
Contact: Dr. Richard Newton at…
2/23 Tuesday 7:30pm

Lecture — Assessing Vaccination Receptivity in the Old Order Amish in Cattaraugus County, N.Y.

Christine Nelson-Tuttle, associate professor of nursing at St. John Fisher College, discusses her research on how receptive Amish individuals are to vaccinations, where they obtain information and who assists them in making decisions about getting va…
2/25 Thursday 12am

Art Exhibit — Helen Beekman, mixed media

Helen Beekman, a sculptor and painter, works and lives in New York City. She grew up in Menlo Park and Inverness, California, and earned her bachelor’s degree in art, focusing on sculpture, from Mills College in Oakland, California.Beekman’s…
2/26 Friday 11am

M&M Mars Executive Lecture Series — Jim Hoehn, regional president, PNC Financial Services Group, Central PA Region

M&M Mars partnered with the Elizabethtown College Department of Business to create an Executive Lecture Series geared toward bringing senior level executives from various industries to talk about their businesses and engage the audience in discussion…
3/3 Thursday 12am

Art Exhibit — Helen Beekman, mixed media

Helen Beekman, a sculptor and painter, works and lives in New York City. She grew up in Menlo Park and Inverness, California, and earned her bachelor’s degree in art, focusing on sculpture, from Mills College in Oakland, California.Beekman’s…
3/8 Tuesday 12pm

President’s Community Enrichment Series — Healing and Hope –Forty years after the Vietnam War

Dr. Peggy McFarland, Fulbright Scholar, shares her reflections on the orphanages of Vietnam and the work of Brittney’s Hope in the healing of two countriesCost: $18 includes lunch. Pre-registration required: iaenrichseries@etown.edu
Contact: Tina…
3/9 Wednesday 7pm

Evening Reading — Dr. Kyle Kopko and Dr. Christopher Devine

We celebrate the publication of “The VP Advantage: How Running Mates Influence Home State Voting in Presidential Elections,” co-authored by E-town’s own Dr. Kyle Kopko, and Dr. Christopher J. Devine of Nazarene University in Mount Vernon, Ohio.Kopko…
3/10 Thursday 12am

Art Exhibit — Helen Beekman, mixed media

Helen Beekman, a sculptor and painter, works and lives in New York City. She grew up in Menlo Park and Inverness, California, and earned her bachelor’s degree in art, focusing on sculpture, from Mills College in Oakland, California.Beekman’s…
3/10 Thursday 7pm

Global Film Series — Indochine (Vietnam)

The Global Film Series of 2015-2016 focuses on Oscar Award winning foreign films through the decades starting from the 1950′s when the category was introduced.The festival theme this year is Oscar winners through the decades, starting with the 1950s…
3/12 Saturday 8pm

Theatre Senior Project Performance — Luke Smith

Senior theatre major Luke Smith’s senior project in performance.Cost: $5, 717-361-1170 or boxoffice@etown.edu
Contac: Michael Swanson at swansonm@etown.edu or 717-361-1160
Sponsor: Elizabethtown College Theatre
3/13 Sunday 2pm

Theatre Senior Project Performance — Luke Smith

Senior theatre major Luke Smith’s senior project in performance.Cost: $5, 717-361-1170 or boxoffice@etown.edu
Contac: Michael Swanson at swansonm@etown.edu or 717-361-1160
Sponsor: Elizabethtown College Theatre
3/13 Sunday 7:30pm

Gretna Concert — Joseph Alessi, trombone, with Allen Krantz, guitar, and Gilya Hodos, piano

Joseph Alessi, principal trombonist of the New York Philharmonic, performs with Allen Krantz on guitar and Gilya Hodos on piano.Cost: $22/$17
Contact: Carl Kane at 717-361-1508 or kanec@etown.edu
Sponsor: Gretna Music
3/14 Monday 7:30pm

Flutefest

Hear the captivating sounds of an ensemble featuring the entire flute family from piccolo to alto and bass flutes, as the Arioso Flute Choir, under the direction of Dr. Paula Nelson, presents a delightful concert of light classical music.Cost: free
3/15 Tuesday 7:30pm

Lecture — Gender, Shame and Jacob’s Hip — One Communal Society’s Views

Jeff Bach, Young Center director and religious studies professor at Elizabethtown College, discusses the Ephrata Community’s unique interpretation of the biblical story of Jacob that allowed it to criticize patriarchy and male domination.Cost: free
3/18 Friday 11am

M&M Mars Executive Lecture Series: Peter Hughes, president and CEO, Red Barn

M&M Mars partnered with the Elizabethtown College Department of Business to create an Executive Lecture Series geared toward bringing senior level executives from various industries to talk about their businesses and engage the audience in discussion…
3/18 Friday 8pm

Theatre Senior Project Performance — Nathaniel Marlowe

Senior theatre major Nathaniel Marlowe’s senior project in performance.Cost: $5; 717-361-1170 or boxoffice@etown.edu
Contact: Michael Swanson at 717-361-1160 or swansonm@etown.edu
Sponsor: Elizabethtown College Theatre
3/20 Sunday 2pm

Play — Theatre Senior Project Performance — Nathaniel Marlowe

Senior theatre major Nathaniel Marlowe’s senior project in performance.Cost: $5; 717-361-1170 or boxoffice@etown.edu
Contact: Michael Swanson at 717-361-1160 or swansonm@etown.edu
Sponsor: Elizabethtown College Theatre
3/21 Monday 7:30pm

Concert — Gamelan Gita Semara Orchestra

Indonesian gamelan music is among the most unique genres in the world. Comprised largely of bronze instruments, the ensemble presents cycles of sound intended for religious ritual, artistic expression, narrative drama, and puppetry. Gettysburg Colleg…
3/22 Tuesday 2:30pm

Third Annual High Center Forum

If you’d like to become a better leader in your organization, come join us for an exciting event with special guests, John Maxwell, best-selling author, coach and leadership expert, and Jack Mitchell, author, entrepreneur and leadership expert.…
3/23 Wednesday 7pm

Bowers Writers House Evening Reading — Michael White

Hear poet-essayist Michael White read from his National Book Award-nominated memoir “Travels in Vermeer,”A lyrical and intimate account of how a poet, in the midst of a bad divorce, finds consolation and grace through viewing the paintings of Vermeer…
3/31 Thursday 12am

Art Exhibit — Tradition and Contemporaneity: Prints and Drawings from Krakow

Tomasz Daniec — printmaking, painting and drawing; winner of the Silver Medal at the International Biennial Prints and Drawing Exhibition in Taichung, Taiwan, the International Print Prize at the Guanlan International Print Biennial in Shenzhen, Chi…
3/31 Thursday 4pm

Art exhibit reception — Tradition and Contemporaneity: Prints and Drawings from Krakow

Tomasz Daniec — printmaking, painting and drawing; winner of the Silver Medal at the International Biennial Prints and Drawing Exhibition in Taichung, Taiwan, the International Print Prize at the Guanlan International Print Biennial in Shenzhen, Chi…

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