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Beyond Conquest: Teaching and Learning about Native America in the 21st Century

Mary Ann Levine Associate Professor of Anthropology and 2014 Recipient of the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching, Franklin & Marshall College December 4, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Ann & Richard Barshinger Center for Musical Arts Mary Ann Levine earned her BA with First-Class Honours from McGill University in Montréal […]

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Ocean Apocalypse Now

Jeremy Jackson Senior Scientist Emeritus, Smithsonian Institution and Professor of Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography November 20, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Mayser Gymnasium Description of event: Overfishing, pollution, and climate change are massively degrading ocean ecosystems with alarming implications for biodiversity and human wellbeing. Coral reefs are dying, fisheries are collapsing, and formerly productive coastal […]

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Moving Souls: Dance For Its Time

Fall Dance Concert November 13. 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Mayser Gymnasium Featuring excerpts from a work by seminal modern dancer and choreographer Isadora Duncan, this Fall Dance Concert preview participates in F&M’s year-long commemoration of the start of World War I. Seminal modern dance visionary Isadora Duncan threw her artistic and humanitarian efforts into supporting […]

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Remembering World War I After 100 Years

Scott Salmon ‘12 Along with the F&M Orchestra November 6, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Mayser Gymnasium The F&M community commemorates Veterans Day and the centenary of the First World War with music, poetry, and a presentation by Scott Salmon (F&M ‘12), “World War I at F&M.”  

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Making Sense of our Violent Times: The First World War in Transnational Perspective

Jay M. Winter Charles J. Stille Professor of History, Department of History, Yale University October 30, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Mayser Gymnasium A new generation of historians have brought forth a new approach to the history of the First World War.  It is a transnational approach, emphasizing the global features of the first war between […]

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The Art of Disruption

Joan Fallon ’79 Founder and CEO of Curemark October 23, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Mayser Gymnasium Dr Joan Fallon ’79, Founder and CEO of Curemark will discuss how disruptive thinking, questioning conventional assumptions and overcoming obstacles – driven by the confidence she gained as a biology major at F&M – have led her to creating […]

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The End of American Influence in the World?

Michael Shank Associate Director of Legislative Affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation October 16, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Mayser Gymnasium America is no longer the superpower it once was, whether socially, economically, or diplomatically. While still militarily dominant–US defense spending is roughly double the combined defense spending of the rest of the world–recent […]

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Galileo Philosopher

Mark Peterson Professor of Physics and Mathematics on the Alumnae Foundation, Mount Holyoke College October 9, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Mayser Gymnasium Galileo is known and remembered for his Copernicanism, for his trial, and for his early experiments in physics, but his most important contribution, Professor Peterson argues, is to philosophy.  In his late 50s […]

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Who Rules Lancaster?

F&M Votes Panel presentation October 2, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Mayser Gymnasium A forum intended to alert the F&M campus community to how governance at the local level, rather than national, directly affects their everyday lives. The panelists include distinguished members of the F&M faculty, local elected officials, and party leaders. Students will be encouraged […]

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Organic Solutions to a Broken Food System

Jeff Moyer Farm Manager at Rodale Institute September 25, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Mayser Gymnasium Lancaster is a remarkable place to enjoy the local bounty, and farming has had authority here for centuries. There are few things more intimate than what we put on our own plates. Jeff Moyer understands this, and will be bringing […]

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