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2 September 2014, Tuesday   [3:30pm - 5:30pm]    Physics Department Colloquium
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4 September 2014, Thursday   [7:00pm - 8:30pm]    Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle
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Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle September 4, 7PM, Blount Auditorium, Rhodes College Created Equal is a special project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) which encourages communities to revisit the history of civil rights in America and to reflect on the ideals of freedom and equality that have helped bridge deep racial and cultural divides. Created Equal uses the power of documentary films to spark public conversations about the changing meanings of freedom and equality in America. Four outstanding documentary films, spanning the period from the 1830s to the 1960s, are the centerpiece for this projec ...

4 September 2014, Thursday   [7:00pm - 8:00pm]    Lecture by Prof. David McCarthy on American Sculpture of the 1960s
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Prof. David McCarthy of Rhodes' Department of Art and Art History will present "Thinking Inside the Box: American Sculpture of the 1960s" at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.

He will discuss 1960s artist Marisol in relation to several sculptors of her generation. These artists attempted to negotiate both the ongoing tradition of modernist innovation and the rise of the United States to a position of economic and military power.

McCarthy is a former Smithsonian Senior fellow, author of several books and articles on American art of the twentieth century, and is currently completing a study of antiwar art since the 1930s.


8 September 2014, Monday   [4:00pm - 9:00pm]    Constitution Day Lecture: Melvin Urofsky, “Dissent and the Constitution”
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Dr. Melvin I. Urofsky, professor of history at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, will deliver the college’s annual Constitution Day Lecture. A noted historian of the Supreme Court and the Constitution, Urofsky will explore some of the great dissents and dissenters in the history of the United States Supreme Court. He will discuss how dissenting opinions, which represent the “losing” side of a case, play an important role in the nation’s ongoing constitutional conversation and sometimes end up shaping future decisions.

Urofsky is author of over fifty books including the definitive biography of U.S. Supreme Court Jus ...


9 September 2014, Tuesday   [3:30pm - 5:30pm]    Physics Department Colloquium
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16 September 2014, Tuesday   [3:30pm - 5:30pm]    Physics Department Colloquium
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23 September 2014, Tuesday   [3:30pm - 5:30pm]    Physics Department Colloquium
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30 September 2014, Tuesday   [3:30pm - 5:30pm]    Physics Department Colloquium
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1 October 2014, Wednesday   [6:00pm - 8:00pm]    An Evening of Parisian Jazz
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Lecture by Jeff Jackson Music by Le Tumulte Noir Hardie Auditorium

Co-sponsored by the Alliance Francaise de Memphis, the Mike Curb Institute, the Department of Music, the Department of History, the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and Africana Studies.

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6 October 2014, Monday   [6:00pm - 7:30pm]    Moss Lecture Series - Methods and Models for Feminist Curating
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Catherine Morris is Sackler Family Curator for the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art (Brooklyn Museum, NY) highlights curatorial strategies and practices employed in the Sackler Center during her five year tenure. Focusing primarily on specific exhibitions methodologies, while touching upon related approaches to programming and collections development, Morris will discuss feminism's utility as a framework for art historical analysis and intervention across periods and styles. ...

7 October 2014, Tuesday   [3:30pm - 5:30pm]    Physics Department Colloquium
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14 October 2014, Tuesday   [3:30pm - 5:30pm]    Physics Department Colloquium
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23 October 2014, Thursday   [8:00am - 8:30pm]    Communities in Conversation: Michael S. Roth, "Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters"
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Join us for an evening discussion with Michael S. Roth, President of Wesleyan University and author of "Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters." This keynote speech will take place in the Brian Campus Life Center from 6:00 to 7:30pm. ...

28 October 2014, Tuesday   [3:30pm - 5:30pm]    Physics Department Colloquium
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4 November 2014, Tuesday   [3:30pm - 5:30pm]    Physics Department Colloquium
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7 November 2014, Friday   [4:00pm - 5:30pm]    Philosophy Guest Lecturer - Grace Hunt
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De. Hunt is assistant professor of Philosophy at Western Kentucky University and her topic is "Hannah Arendt on Resentment" ...

11 November 2014, Tuesday   [3:30pm - 5:30pm]    Physics Department Colloquium
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18 November 2014, Tuesday   [3:30pm - 5:30pm]    Physics Department Colloquium
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25 November 2014, Tuesday   [3:30pm - 5:30pm]    Physics Department Colloquium
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2 December 2014, Tuesday   [3:30pm - 5:30pm]    Physics Department Colloquium
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