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Thursday, February 23, 2006

(Current as of February 23, 2006)

(Check the Wofford College Online Calendar for details, updates and contact information for these events.)

Daily through Wednesday, March 29
Exhibition: Drawings by Wofford Students
Sandor Teszler Library
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-midnight; Friday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.-midnight

Daily through Thursday, March 30
Exhibition: Dorothy Chapman Josey painting
Martha Cloud Chapman Gallery, The Campus Life Building
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, noon-6 p.m.; Sunday, noon-9 p.m.

Daily through Thursday, April 6
Exhibition: Ceramics by Sarah Owens (Norris, TN)
Sandor Teszler Library Gallery
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-midnight; Friday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.-midnight

Tuesday, February 28
7 p.m.
Black History Month Literary Salon, The Campus Life Building
An expression of of art and culture

Wednesday, March 1
4 p.m.
Lecture: Professor Albert Scherr, DNA forensics specialist, “The Wisdom of Uncertainty: The Lessons of Exonerations”
Franklin W. Olin Building, Room 213

Thursday, March 2
4 p.m.
Writers Series: Novelist Tommy Hays
Shipp Hall Lounge

Thursday, March 2
6:30 p.m.
Women’s History Month: “Ain’t I a Woman”
McMillan Theater, The Campus Life Building

Thursday, March 2
7:30 p.m.
Writers Series:
Novelist Tommy Hays
Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building

Monday, March 6
7 p.m.
Troubadour Series: Juan Falu, guitarist
Papadopoulos Building

Tuesday, March 7
11 a.m.
Women’s History Month: Race and Gender Panel
Anna Todd Wofford Center, Andrews Field House

Tuesday, March 7
8 p.m.
Art History Speaker: Beth Stewart (Mercer University)
Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building

Wednesday, March 8
3:30 & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series: “Take My Eyes”
Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building

Nightly Thursday, March 9, through Saturday, March 11
Nightly Wednesday, March 15, through Saturday, March 18
8 p.m.
Wofford Theatre: “The Visit” by Friedrick Duerrenmatt
Tony White Theater, The Campus Life Building
Tickets: $5/students, $10/adults
Reservations: (864) 597-4080

Friday, March 10, and Saturday, March 11
6 a.m. March 10 through 6 a.m. March 11
Zeta Tau Alpha See-Saw-A-Thon Fundraiser for Breast Cancer
Andrews Field House

Thursday, March 16
4:30 p.m.
Kappa Delta’s Annual Shamrock ’n’ Roll Fundraiser for Child Abuse Prevention
Lawn of Main Building

Friday, March 17, through Saturday, March 18
7 p.m. March 17 through 7 a.m. March 18
College Relay for Life 2006 Fundraiser for American Cancer Society
Converse College

Saturday, March 18
9 a.m.
William Walker Shape Note Singing
Burwell Building
South Carolina State Singing in memory of William “Singing Billy” Walker. Singing School Lesson by Hugh McCraw, 9 a.m. Singing begins at 10 a.m. The Sacred Harp, 1991 Revision/Christian Harmony. Lunch in the Burwell Building dining hall. Closing song at Walker’s gravesite nearby.

Monday, March 20
7 & 9 p.m.
Women’s History Month: Documentary
McMillan Theater, The Campus Life Building

Tuesday, March 21
3:30 p.m.
Faculty Talk: Byron McCane, “All the Comforts of Rome: Herod and the Roman Footprint in Palestine”
Montgomery Room, Burwell Building

Tuesday, March 21
8 p.m.
Women’s History Month: Global Gag Rule Speaker
McMillan Theater, The Campus Life Building

Wednesday, March 22
3:30 & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series: “A Long Engagement”
Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building

Wednesday, March 22
7 & 9 p.m.
Women’s History Month: Documentary
McMillan Theater, The Campus Life Building

Thursday, March 23
11 a.m.
Women’s History Month Convocation: Dr. Kecia Thomas (Institute of African American Studies, University of Georgia), “Diversity Dynamics in the Workplace
McMillan Theater, The Campus Life Building

Monday, March 27
6 p.m.
2nd Annual Faculty/Staff vs. Senior Terriers Football Game Fundraiser for Bethlehem Center
Gibbs Stadium

Tuesday, March 28
11 a.m.
ACM Student Chapter Speaker: Myron Ginsberg, “High Performance Computing”
Room 213, Franklin W. Olin Building

Wednesday, March 29
4 p.m.
Presidential Seminar Presentation of “Antigone”
Players Corner, Burwell Building

Thursday, March 30
7 p.m.
Lecture: Sarah Owens, ceramics artist
Sandor Teszler Library Conference Room
Sarah Owens’ works will be on display in the gallery through April 6.

Monday, April 3, through Friday, April 7
Spring Holidays
Campus Offices Open

Daily Monday, April 10, through Friday, May 19
Exhibition: Wofford Student Austin Baker Photographs
Martha Cloud Chapman Gallery, The Campus Life Building
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, noon-6 p.m.; Sunday, noon-9 p.m.

Daily Monday, April 10, through Friday, May 26
Exhibition: Jinzu – Photographs by John Daido Loori (Zen Mountain Monastary, Mt. Tremper, NY)
Sandor Teszler Library Gallery
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-midnight; Friday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.-midnight

Tuesday, April 11
4 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Victor Hanson, “War: Ancient and Modern”
Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building

Wednesday, April 12
3:30 & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series: “The Women of Rosenstrasse”
Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building

Wednesday, April 12
7 p.m.
Troubadour Series: Marcos Diaz
Papadopoulos Building

Thursday, April 13
7:30 p.m.
Wofford Theatre: African-American Playwrights Series
Tony White Theater, The Campus Life Building

Tuesday, April 18
8 p.m.
Speaker: Professor Christopher Johns (Vanderbilt University), “Spectacle and Splendor: The Papacy and the Arts in 18th Century Rome”
Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building

Wednesday, April 19
3:30 p.m.
Faculty Talk: Peter Schmunk & G.R. Davis, “Roma Amor: Two Photographic Views of the Eternal City”
Montgomery Room, Burwell Building

Thursday, April 20
11 a.m.
Sandor Teszler Human Rights Award Convocation. Speaker, Marian Wright Edelman, founder/CEO, Children’s Defense Fund
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building

Thursday, April 20
7:30 p.m.
Wofford Theatre: African-American Playwrights Series
Tony White Theater, The Campus Life Building

Tuesday, April 25
11 a.m.
Phi Beta Kappa Convocation. Speaker, John Eaton, international composer, performer of electronic/microtonal music
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building

Tuesday, April 25
4 p.m.
Phi Beta Kappa Induction
Papadopoulos Building

Wednesday, April 26
3:30 & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series: “The Edukators”
Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building

Nightly Wednesday, April 26, through Saturday, April 29
And Nightly Wednesday, May 3, through Saturday, May 6
8 p.m.
Wofford Theatre: A New Children’s Play
Tony White Theater, The Campus Life Building
Tickets: $5/students, $10/adults
Reservations: (864) 597-4080

Thursday, April 27
7 p.m.
Lecture: Photographer John Daido Loori
Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building

Thursday, April 27
8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.)
Wofford Activities Council Presents: Edwin McCain Band
Wofford Intramural Field
Tickets: $20 for general public/general admission; tickets go on sale March 1

Friday, April 28
2 p.m.
Wofford Chamber Players Concert
Anna Todd Wofford Center, Andrews Field House

Thursday, May 4
11 a.m.
Honors Convocation
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building

Saturday, May 6
7 p.m.
Wofford Music Department Spring Concert
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building

Sunday, May 14
9:30 a.m.
Commencement Exercises
Lawn of Main Building