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5 February 2015, Thursday   [12:30pm - 2:00pm]    Historians at Work: Giancarlo Casale
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia
A seminar by Giancarlo Casale, History Professor at the University of Minnesota. Narrative I am a specialist in the history of the early modern Ottoman empire, although I also have interests in the history of geography and cartography, global exploration, and comparative empires. My first book, "The Ottoman Age of Exploration," was about the history of Ottoman expansion in the Indian Ocean during the sixteenth century. Based on extensive research in the archives of both Turkey and Portugal, it explored the ways in which the growth of the Ottoman Empire was part of the same historical process that witnessed the expansion of numerous other im ...

5 February 2015, Thursday   [6:00pm - 7:30pm]    When Slaves are Rulers, and Rulers are Slaves: Slavery and Identity in the Ottoman World
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia
a lecture by Giancarlo Casale, History Professor at the University of Minnesota. Narrative I am a specialist in the history of the early modern Ottoman empire, although I also have interests in the history of geography and cartography, global exploration, and comparative empires. My first book, "The Ottoman Age of Exploration," was about the history of Ottoman expansion in the Indian Ocean during the sixteenth century. Based on extensive research in the archives of both Turkey and Portugal, it explored the ways in which the growth of the Ottoman Empire was part of the same historical process that witnessed the expansion of numerous other im ...

5 February 2015, Thursday   [7:00pm - 8:30pm]    2015 Vagina Monologues Info Session
Category : Arts
Join us for the 2015 production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues." ...

6 February 2015, Friday   [7:00pm - 8:30pm]    2015 Vagina Monologues Info Session
Category : Arts
Join us for the 2015 production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues." ...

7 February 2015, Saturday   [7:00pm - 8:30pm]    2015 Vagina Monologues Info Session
Category : Arts
Join us for the 2015 production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues." ...

9 February 2015, Monday   [7:30pm - 9:00pm]    Faculty Concert Series: Sandra Franks, soprano and Tom Bryant, piano
Category : Arts
Sandra Franks, soprano and Tom Bryant, piano perform a faculty recital. ...

10 February 2015, Tuesday   [8:00am - 8:15am]    
Housing Registration Due

Category : Academic Calendar
Housing Registration Due ...

10 February 2015, Tuesday   [7:00pm - 9:00pm]    Tournees French Film Festival
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia
Film Screening: The Missing Picture, 7pm L'Image manquante / The Missing Picture How can a filmmaker portray incomprehensible barbarity, especially when he himself and everyone he knew and loved was directly affected by this horror? Rithy Panh ingeniously uses carved and painted figures to represent himself and his family (and many others), who had to flee Phnom Penh for agricultural labor camps on April 17, 1975, the day that the Khmer Rouge seized Cambodia’s capital city. In calm, occasionally astringent first-person narration (read by Randal Douc), we learn that Panh was 13 when Pol Pot began his genocidal regime; by 1979, the year tha ...

11 February 2015, Wednesday   [5:00pm - 5:01pm]    
Last Day to Remove Conditional Grade

Category : Academic Calendar
Last Day to Remove Conditional Grade ...

11 February 2015, Wednesday   [7:00pm - 9:00pm]    Tournees French Film Festival and Closing Reception
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia
Closing Reception, 6:30pm Film Screening, The Lovely Month of May,7pm Le Joli Mai / The Lovely Month of May This landmark documentary, co-directed by Chris Marker and Pierre Lhomme, was filmed in May of 1962, just after the passage of the Évian Accords, which officially ended the Algerian War. During this “first springtime of peace”—the first time in 23 years that France was not involved in any war—the filmmakers interviewed a random assortment of people on the streets of Paris, an endeavor that was made possible by new technological advances, such as portable 16mm sync cameras. (An important predecessor for Marker and Lhomme’s project w ...

12 February 2015, Thursday   [7:30pm - 9:00pm]    Guest Artist Concert: ANONYMOUS 4
Category : Arts
LOCATION: St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, 700 Poplar Ave. Four women got together for a music reading session one afternoon in the spring of 1986; they wanted to hear what medieval chant and polyphony would sound like when sung by female voices. Twenty-five years later, Anonymous 4 has performed for sold-out audiences on major concert series and at festivals throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East; and has made 19 recordings for harmonia mundi usa, selling over two million copies. Anonymous 4's programs have included music from the year 1000; the ecstatic music and poetry of the 12th-century abbess and mystic, Hildega ...

13 February 2015, Friday   [10:00am - 11:00am]    Scholarship Symposium
Category : Admissions
Group discussion group with top scholars ...

13 February 2015, Friday   [10:00am - 11:00am]    Scholarship Symposiun
Category : Admissions
Topic discussion group for top scholars ...

13 February 2015, Friday   [5:00pm - 11:00pm]    Mid-South Model United Nations
Category : Student Clubs/Activities/Greek Life
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13 February 2015, Friday   [6:00pm - 8:00pm]    Women's Basketball vs. Oglethorpe - 6pm
Category : Athletics
Cheer on the Women’s Lynx Basketball Team as they take on Oglethorpe in their next game of the season! Be there at 6pm! ...

13 February 2015, Friday   [8:00pm - 10:00pm]    Men's Basketball vs. Oglethorpe - 8pm
Category : Athletics
Support the Men’s Lynx Basketball Team as they challenge Oglethorpe in their next game of the season! Game starts at 8pm! ...

15 February 2015, Sunday   [6:00am - 4:30pm]    Mid-South Model United Nations
Category : Student Clubs/Activities/Greek Life
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15 February 2015, Sunday   [1:00pm - 3:00pm]    Women's Basketball vs. Berry College - 1pm
Category : Athletics
Cheer on the Women’s Lynx Basketball Team as they take on Berry College in their next game of the season! Be there at 1pm! ...

15 February 2015, Sunday   [3:00pm - 5:00pm]    Men's Basketball vs. Berry College - 3pm
Category : Athletics
Support the Men’s Lynx Basketball Team as they challenge Berry College in their next game of the season! Game starts at 3pm! ...

16 February 2015, Monday   [8:30am - 12:30pm]    Junior and Sophomore Journey
Category : Admissions
Junior and Sophomore Journey offers students the chance to get a feel for the college experience. Students will learn about academics by attending a class while parents hear faculty talk about the opportunities inside and outside the classroom. Please plan to arrive by 8:30. Students and parents will learn specifics about Rhodes admission and take a campus tour led by a student Diplomat. All this happens on one of the premier liberal arts and sciences campus - Rhodes College. ...