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21 April 2015, Tuesday   [6:30pm - 10:00pm]    
Brian Wamhoff of HemoShear

Category : Academic Calendar
The Rhodes Entrepreneurship Club will host Brian Wamhoff ’96, cofounder and Vice President of HemoShear, for a reception beginning at 6:30pm in the lobby of Buckman Hall and a presentation in Blount Auditorium beginning at 7pm. Dr. Wamhoff will speak of his remarkable experiences in commercializing research and the field of biotechnology. This event is free and open to the public. ...

23 April 2015, Thursday   [3:30pm - 5:00pm]    Common Core -- seminar with John Guillory
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia
John Guillory (NYU) will discuss a pre-circulated essay on “The Common Core and the Evasion of Curriculum." Guillory is widely recognized as an authority on the history of curricula in English literary studies. His 1993 book "Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation" explored how the ‘canon’ debates of the 1980s were misconceived by critics across the political spectrum. This session is open to all, but should be of especial interest to current or future teachers of English. RSVP to Scott Newstok to receive an advance copy of the paper ...

23 April 2015, Thursday   [4:00pm - 5:30pm]    
150th Anniversary of the End of the Civil War

Category : Academic Calendar
Susan O'Donovan and Tim Huebner panel discussion ...

23 April 2015, Thursday   [4:30pm - 6:45pm]    Politics, Religion and Freedom: The Supreme Court Case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia
The Delta Tau chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, is hosting a public reception and panel discussion of the recent Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision. Featured panelists include Professors Dan Cullen, Mark Pohlmann, and Steve Wirls of the Political Science Department at Rhodes College. The Supreme Court decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby engages many aspects of politics, freedom, and religion including the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and the practice of the separation of church and state, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993, the Affordable Care Act, and the lega ...

23 April 2015, Thursday   [6:00pm - 7:30pm]    Humanities lecture by John Guillory
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia
John Guillory (NYU): "Monuments and Documents: On the Object of Study in the Humanities," will reflect upon Erwin Panofsky's use of the terms 'monument' and 'document' to describe the works of art studied by the art historian or critic, and on the utility of these terms in describing the object of study across humanities disciplines generally. Guillory (NYU) is best known for his book "Cultural Capital," which applied Bourdieu's sociology of aesthetics to debates about canon formation in literary studies. More recently, he published a widely-discussed essay on the genesis of the concept of "media," a series of philological annotations fro ...

23 April 2015, Thursday   [7:30pm - 9:30pm]    And Baby Makes Seven
Category : Arts
Anna and her lover Ruth live with their gay BFF Peter, who is the biological father-to-be of Anna's unborn child. While they live a comfortable existence in a reality of their own design, the apartment simply isn't big enough for their other three roommates -- the dissociative personalities named Orphan, Henri and Cecil who are shared between Anna and Ruth. What to do? This production is a fulfillment of curricular requirements by the majors of the senior class. ...

24 April 2015, Friday   [6:00pm - 8:00pm]    Opening Reception: Senior Thesis Exhibition
Category : Arts
Join us as we celebrate the work of our graduating seniors. ...

24 April 2015, Friday   [7:30pm - 9:30pm]    And Baby Makes Seven
Category : Arts
Anna and her lover Ruth live with their gay BFF Peter, who is the biological father-to-be of Anna's unborn child. While they live a comfortable existence in a reality of their own design, the apartment simply isn't big enough for their other three roommates -- the dissociative personalities named Orphan, Henri and Cecil who are shared between Anna and Ruth. What to do? This production is a fulfillment of curricular requirements by the majors of the senior class. ...

25 April 2015, Saturday   [11:00am - 12:30pm]    Hora de Cuentos
Category : Multicultural/International
Spanish story time for kids from the local community ...

25 April 2015, Saturday   [12:45pm - 4:00pm]    Admission Office - Saturday Visitation
Category : Admissions
On Saturday visits, you will get a feel for Rhodes through a student-led campus tour and hear from a faculty member and admission staff in an information session. You will learn about the many opportunities that come with a Rhodes education, both inside and outside the classroom. As a treat, you will also get a little taste of Memphis BBQ. Please plan to arrive at 12:45 p.m. ...

25 April 2015, Saturday   [2:00pm - 4:00pm]    And Baby Makes Seven
Category : Arts
Anna and her lover Ruth live with their gay BFF Peter, who is the biological father-to-be of Anna's unborn child. While they live a comfortable existence in a reality of their own design, the apartment simply isn't big enough for their other three roommates -- the dissociative personalities named Orphan, Henri and Cecil who are shared between Anna and Ruth. What to do? This production is a fulfillment of curricular requirements by the majors of the senior class. ...

25 April 2015, Saturday   [7:30pm - 9:00pm]    Spring Choral Concert: "Birds of a Feather"
Category : Arts
"Birds of a Feather" Featuring pairings of the same texts set to music by different composers Mona Kreitner and William Skoog, conductors Featuring Rhodes Singers, Women's Chorus and Chamber Singers This concert is free and open to the public. Saturday April 25th, 7:30pm Immaculate Conception Cathedral 1669 Central Ave, Memphis, TN Please contact cooperb@rhodes.edu with any questions. ...

26 April 2015, Sunday   [2:00pm - 4:00pm]    And Baby Makes Seven
Category : Arts
Anna and her lover Ruth live with their gay BFF Peter, who is the biological father-to-be of Anna's unborn child. While they live a comfortable existence in a reality of their own design, the apartment simply isn't big enough for their other three roommates -- the dissociative personalities named Orphan, Henri and Cecil who are shared between Anna and Ruth. What to do? This production is a fulfillment of curricular requirements by the majors of the senior class. ...

29 April 2015, Wednesday   [8:00pm - 9:30pm]    Spring Concert: Woolsocks & Lipstick On Your Collar
Category : Student Clubs/Activities/Greek Life
Rhodes College's popular student-led a cappella groups present their spring concert ...

30 April 2015, Thursday   [7:30pm - 9:30pm]    And Baby Makes Seven
Category : Arts
Anna and her lover Ruth live with their gay BFF Peter, who is the biological father-to-be of Anna's unborn child. While they live a comfortable existence in a reality of their own design, the apartment simply isn't big enough for their other three roommates -- the dissociative personalities named Orphan, Henri and Cecil who are shared between Anna and Ruth. What to do? This production is a fulfillment of curricular requirements by the majors of the senior class. ...

1 May 2015, Friday   [8:00am - 10:00pm]    
Awards Convocation and URCAS

Category : Academic Calendar
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1 May 2015, Friday   [7:30pm - 9:30pm]    And Baby Makes Seven
Category : Arts
Anna and her lover Ruth live with their gay BFF Peter, who is the biological father-to-be of Anna's unborn child. While they live a comfortable existence in a reality of their own design, the apartment simply isn't big enough for their other three roommates -- the dissociative personalities named Orphan, Henri and Cecil who are shared between Anna and Ruth. What to do? This production is a fulfillment of curricular requirements by the majors of the senior class. ...

1 May 2015, Friday   [10:00pm - 10:15pm]    
Classes End (10 p.m.)

Category : Academic Calendar
Classes End 10 p.m. ...

2 May 2015, Saturday   [12:00am - 12:00am]    
Reading Day

Category : Academic Calendar
Reading Day ...

2 May 2015, Saturday   [7:30pm - 9:30pm]    Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
Category : Arts
Rhodes MasterSingers Chorale and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will be performing one of the greatest works of all time: Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Venue: The Cannon Center For ticket information, contact the MSO Box Office at (901) 537-2525 or purchase online at memphissymphony.org ...