Students taking the ‘Books that Cook’ course, offered at both St. Mary’s College of Maryland and St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, will read their food-related works during a collaborative Writers Harvest reading at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, February 24, 2011, in Montgomery Hall, room 25. These parallel courses are taught by associate professors Jennifer Cognard-Black (St. Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Jazz Ensemble, led by conductor Don Stapleson, will present “The Golden Age of Big Band,” at 8 p.m. Friday, March 4, 2011, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Lynn Brostoff, of the Library of Congress, will discuss “Using Science to Unlock the Secrets of Art and Historical Artifacts” at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, February 23, 2011, in Schaefer Hall at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. This is part of an ongoing Natural Science and Mathematics Colloquium and is free and open to the Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Fourth Annual Theater, Film, and Media Studies (TFMS) Film Series continues with screenings of works by filmmaker James Duesing, followed by a chance to discuss the works with him. This screening at 8:15 p.m. Monday, February 21, will be the second of three consecutive Monday night screenings taking place in Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland faculty and staff explore issues of intimacy and sexuality as they relate to understanding ourselves, in an 8 p.m. lecture Tuesday, February 15, in Montgomery Hall Room 151. The lecture is part of the “Facing Fences” community outreach project and is free and open to the public. The lecture, “Intimacy, Find out more »
Esteemed nature writer and finalist for a 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award Rick Bass will read from his works as part of St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s VOICES Reading Series at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, February 16, in Daugherty-Palmer Commons. “Bass,” said one Washington Post reviewer, “has an artist’s eye for detailing landscape and conveying its splendor.” The Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland artist-in-residence Brian Ganz will give a “Piano Talk” at 12 p.m. Thursday, February 17, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall. Ganz recently began an ambitious project of performing all of the approximately 250 works of composer Frédéric Chopin. This event is free and open to the public.
Come learn about the meals of our nation’s first presidents and their enslaved laborers. Experts Elizabeth Chew and Christian Cotz discuss “Meals Fit for a President: Jefferson’s and Madison’s Culinary Tastes,” at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, February 17, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The event is free and Find out more »
The national debt of the United States is at record levels and on an unsustainable course. Learn the future implications of this and potential solutions, as Jeff Thiebert, national grassroots director of the nonpartisan Concord Coalition, describes the causes and consequences at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 8, in Cole Cinema of the Campus Center at Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Fourth Annual Theater, Film, and Media Studies (TFMS) Film Series kicks off with screenings of works by filmmaker Karen Aqua, followed by a chance to discuss the works with her. This screening session at 8:15 p.m. Monday, February 14, will be the first of three consecutive Monday night screenings taking Find out more »