E-bulletin for Monday, March 7, 2011

Lectures This Week


Get a head start on Dante! This evening, Professor Peter Hawkins of Yale University will speak on “America’s Underworld: Sandow Birk’s Divine Comedy.” Birk is a painter who illustrated the Commedia by depicting decadent urban spaces in LA, NYC, and San Francisco. 5:30 PM at The Castle. Refreshments will follow.

    This Week

    • Wednesday, March 9. The Core Film Series presents Bride and Prejudice, a Bollywood twist on Austen’s classic story. Dinner at 6 PM, film at 6:15, in CAS B-36.
    • The Core Journal is now accepting submissions for the 2011 issue, through the new deadline of March 25. Editor Reenat Sinay says: “Leave your mark on the Core community! Submit by March 11th!” Email submissions, of art and academic and creative writing, to corejournal@gmail.com.
    • Tuesday, March 8. An encore showing of “Fallujah,” by Evan Sanderson. Following a powerful encounter with a dead soldier, a journalist is compelled to return to Fallujah on the eve of its destruction. The School of Theatre’s official 2011 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival entry. 7:30 PM in CFA room 106.

    Coming Up

    The Ecolympics presents two documentary films on sustainability. On Thursday, March 24, see Crude, about the Texaco/Chevron oil disaster in the Amazon. And on Thursday, March 31, see Home, a look at what we as consumers have done to our planet. Both films are in CAS B-36 at 7 PM.

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