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January 2018

Adventures in Anthropology with Emad Khalil

January 31 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall, St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
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Emad Khalil is currently the professor of maritime archaeology in the department of archaeology and Greco-Roman studies at Alexandria University, Egypt. In his lecture, “Discussing The Crossroads of the Whole World,” Khalil will discuss the role the port city of Alexandria has played throughout history, and how it was significantly influenced by three different environmental mediums, which converged at Alexandria and gave the city many of its special characteristics: the Mediterranean Sea, the River Nile, and Lake Mareotis. Khalil will…

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February 2018

Neuroscience Seminar Series: Dr. Gina Fernandez

February 5 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Goodpaster Hall 195, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, Maryland 20686 Select a Country:
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photo of Dr. Fernandez

The Neurosciences program welcomes Dr. Gina Fernandez, an assistant professor of psychology at St. Mary's College of Maryland. Her topic is "Exploring alcohol's effects on the developing brain: forebrain cholinergic deficits following adolescent binge alcohol exposure." . Free and open to the public. This event may be used to satisfy the Lecture Reflection Requirement in PSYC 303, PSYC 490, and PSYC 493/494.

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Brown Bag Lunchtime Artist Talk: Cole Meyerhoff ’16

February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glendening Annex, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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Meyerhoff sculpture

Cole Meyerhoff’s sculptures are centered around his passion for creating and making pieces through a process that places emphasis on the physicality involved. Working with his hands has been a staple of the work that he has done throughout his life and serves as a unifying force that allows him to approach every project with a creative sense. The feeling of completion that comes from bringing a piece from concept to fruition remains a driving force behind his need to…

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Brown Bag Lunchtime Artist Talk: Hannah Segrave

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glendening Annex, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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Hannah Segrave

Hannah Segrave is a curatorial-track PhD candidate in Baroque Art History at the University of Delaware, writing her dissertation "Conjuring Genius: Salvator Rosa (1615-1673) and the Dark Arts of Witchcraft." She has held positions in several museums and was the curator of the 2015 exhibition, "The Novel and the Bizarre: Salvator Rosa's Scenes of Witchcraft" at the Cleveland Museum of Art. She is currently the research fellow in European Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the witch behind…

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Visiting Anthropologist Lecture

February 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Cole Cinema, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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With Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz   The St. Mary’s College of Maryland Anthropology Department will host Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Chicago, Loyola, for the lecture “On Both Sides of the Wall: Deportation and Mixed-Citizenship Families.” Gomberg-Muñoz will present results from a binational pilot project exploring the challenges facing families that are separated or relocated by deportation to Mexico. Deported parents are often separated from their U.S. citizen children and can lose parental rights. Parents who bring…

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Distinguished Scholar Lecture

February 26 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Cole Cinema, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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With Laura Ahearn Topic TBD  

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Brown Bag Lunchtime Artist Talk: Lydia McCarthy

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glendening Annex, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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Lydia McCarthy artwork

In photographs and installations, Lydia McCarthy fractures reality, building alternate worlds using in-camera manipulations. Art making becomes a devotional act that directly engages her complicated relationship with spirituality. Through participation in spiritual subcultures and these devotional acts, she creates personal structures of belief. Approaching the work as both participant and observer, McCarthy investigates connections between religious experience, neurological processes, optical aberrations and psychedelic culture. This work is preoccupied with the possibility of another reality and how, through photographic processes and…

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March 2018

Nurturing the Compassionate Community: An Evening to Honor the Legacy of Lucille Clifton

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Daugherty-Palmer Commons (DPC) St. Mary's City, United States
Nurturing the Compassionate Community

Co-sponsored by the Office of the President and the VOICES Reading Series, An Evening to Honor the Legacy of Lucille Clifton features poets Aracelis Girmay and Elizabeth Alexander in addition to Brian Ganz, Michael Glaser, Karen Leona Anderson, and Alexia, Gillian, and Sidney Clifton. Enjoy a powerful and uplifting evening of poetry and music in the spirit of Lucille Clifton's caring for each and every member of the College and her encouragement of others to live lives of engaged, just,…

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Open Studio: Lydia McCarthy and Patrick Brennan

March 7 @ 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
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Lydia McCarthy is a Brooklyn-based artist. Her work has been exhibited widely, including solo exhibitions at Essex Flowers, 106 Green and Frontispiece Hudson in New York; ACRE Projects in Chicago; and NAU Gallery in Stockholm. She has been included in group exhibitions at the Charlottenburg Kunsthall in Denmark, the Transformer Station in Cleveland and the Scandinavia House in New York. Her forthcoming publication with Silent Face Projects, External Unity, will be launched at the New York Art Book Fair at…

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Brown Bag Lunchtime Artist Talk: Carole Garmon

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Carole Garmon artwork

Carole Garmon holds an MFA (1996) and a BFA (1993) in sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has taught at the University of Mary Washington since 1998 and is a recipient of UMW’s Outstanding Young Faculty Member Award. Garmon’s research acknowledgements include the accessioning of select images and research materials on Rembrandt into the Rijks Museum Library in Amsterdam, Holland, and participating in a BBC 2 documentary on Rembrandt’s painting, The Night Watch. The segment is part of the larger…

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