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Elizabethtown College Hillel Club sponsors cultural event

Mar 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Events, Features

ELIZABETHTOWN, PA – (March 17, 2010) – The Hillel Club at Elizabethtown College celebrates Jewish heritage in the upcoming weeks as it hosts several events, including an International Dancing Fest, the annual Passover Model Seder and speaker Rita B. Ross, a Holocaust survivor. Sunday, March 21, the Hillel hosts Israeli dancers from 1 to 3 p.m. in the College’s KĀV as part of the International Dancing Fest. The event, also co-sponsored by the Latino Student Union, Noir and the Office of Diversity, features diverse performance groups and international foods. Donations for the event benefit victims of the earthquake in Haiti.[Read more...]



Guy F. Hershberger subject of 2010 Durnbaugh lecture

Mar 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Events, Front Page

ELIZABETHTOWN, PA – (March 15, 2010) – The life and influence of Guy F. Hershberger, a leading Mennonite ethicist in the mid-20th century, will be the focus of this year’s Durnbaugh Lectures at Elizabethtown College. Mennonite historian Theron F. Schlabach will deliver “Caught Between Anabaptists and Modernity: Guy Hershberger’s Faith in His Church” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8, in Myer Hall’s Susquehanna Room. Schlabach will discuss how Hershberger’s messages of biblical pacifism and biblically based social gospel came out of both his theology of church and church as he experienced it as a Mennonite. The talk will follow the[Read more...]



‘Blackboard, Pulpit and Stereoscope: The Work of G.N. Falkenstein’ March 31 at High Library

Mar 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Events, Features, Lead 2

ELIZABETHTOWN, PA – (February 17, 2010) – George Ness Falkenstein (1859-1949) taught science in Illinois, served a Brethren congregation in Philadelphia, wrote history, sold used books … and helped to found Elizabethtown College.

In celebration of the High Library 20th anniversary, Jeff Bach, director of the College’s Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies, gives an illustrated lecture about the many facets of G.N. Falkenstein and his career. The event, free and the open to the public, takes place at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, in High Library’s Winter Alcove, second floor.

Learn—through highlights from Falkenstein’s journal



Kreider Fellow discusses Mennonite women in a changing world

Mar 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Events, Front Page

Diane Zimmerman Umble, 2010 Kreider fellow, presents “Being Mennonite in a Changing World: Mennonite Women’s Diaries, 1920-1970” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 18, in the Young Center’s Bucher Meetinghouse. This lecture is free and open to the public. Umble’s discussion centers on research of the diaries of two Mennonite women, Anna E. Umble (1889-1964) and E. Elmira Zimmerman (1898-1978). The diaries give insight into the women’s lives, families, daily routines, social networks and religion. “They married, worked, raised families and served their churches and communities in times of war, financial stress, and great technological and social change. What counted for[Read more...]



Irish folklorist visits Elizabethtown College on St. Patrick’s Day

Mar 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Events, Features, Front Page

Michael Geaney Irish folklorist, traditional singer and historian presents “The Golden Treasures of Irish Art: From St. Patrick to Normans,” at 11 a.m. St. Patrick’s Day, Wednesday, March 17, in Hoover 212, Elizabethtown College. Geaney performs with visuals and traditional songs, which he presents in English and Gaelic languages. This event is sponsored by the Dean of Faculty and the English Department. The event is free and open to the public. The folklorist graduated from the University College Cork in Ireland and went on to become a teacher, and later, a principal at a high school in Dublin. Following his[Read more...]



Elizabethtown College: John Ros exhibit

Mar 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Events, Features

The Fine Arts Division of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts hosts an exhibit reception for John Ros from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 19, in Zug’s Hess Gallery. The exhibition continues 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, through April 18. The reception and exhibit is open to the public. Ros, a 2000 graduate of SUNY Binghamton, is director of galleryELL, a transient gallery in Brooklyn, N.Y., that displays works of under-represented artists who use their art to reach out to the local, national and world population. His[Read more...]



Elizabethtown College presents “Central Station”

Feb 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Events, Features

The Friends of the High Library and the Office of International Programs at Elizabethtown College present “Central Station,” an emotional and enduring tale of love and forgiveness, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the College’s Brinser Lecture Room, Steinman Center. The film portrays the powerful bond a young boy creates with a lonely retired schoolteacher after witnessing his mother’s accidental death. Directed by Walter Salles, “Central Station” follows the two in their search to find the boy’s father while restoring hope, and learning valuable life lessons along the way. “Central Station” (aka Central do Brasil) won the Los Angeles[Read more...]



Elizabethtown College – “An Evening of the Arts of Spain”

Feb 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Events

ELIZABETHTOWN, PA (02/03/2010) – The Department of Fine and Performing Arts presents the Monday Concert series, “An Evening of the Arts of Spain,” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in Musser Auditorium, Leffler Chapel and Performance Center, at Elizabethtown College.The event is free and open to the public. Debra Ronning and Justin Badgerow, on piano; Sarah Daughtrey, mezzo-soprano; David Cullen and Gary Galván, on guitar; Johanna Hartman, on violin; and Ellen Eager, on cello; as well as student readers and dancers bring to Elizabethtown the music, art, poetry, dance and drama from late 19th and early 20th centuries-the time of[Read more...]



Elizabethtown College – Anabaptist Martyrology Featured in Exhibit

Feb 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Events

ELIZABETHTOWN, PA (02/03/2010)-In celebration of the 350th anniversary of the book’s first publication, Elizabethtown College’s Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies presents “Reflections of the Martyrs Mirror,” an exhibit showcasing the development of Thieleman J. van Braght’s “Martyrs Mirror” through various collections of Anabaptist martyr stories published from 1562 to 1660. The event, open to the public, takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, through June 30, in the lobby of the Young Center. Attendees are encouraged to call ahead. The Young Center exhibit traces the development of Dutch collections of Anabaptist martyr stories leading[Read more...]



Elizabethtown College – “New York in The Fifties: A Film with Writers, Artists and Musicians of the Era.”

Feb 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Events

The final event for the Woodrow Wilson Visiting Scholar series is a showing of the film, “New York in The Fifties: A Film with Writers, Artists and Musicians of the Era.” The program is sponsored by the Dean of Faculty’s Office and includes material from Robert Redford, Joan Didion, Calvin Trillin and James Baldwin. The film, open to the public, will be shown at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in Gibble Auditorium. A question-and-answer session follows the film. Main article