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26 February 2015, Thursday   [6:00pm - 7:30pm]    Artist Lecture: Terri Phillips / Roxanne's Rescue
Category : Arts
Phillips will discuss her work as a sculptor, photographer, and poet, as well as her current exhibition in Clough-Hanson Gallery, Roxanne's Rescue ...

26 February 2015, Thursday   [7:00pm - 10:00pm]    Rhodes Anime Club
Category : Multicultural/International
Anime Club's weekly meeting. Pop in to catch your favorite series- members (and non-members) are free to come and go as they please. ...

26 February 2015, Thursday   [7:30pm - 9:30pm]    The Great Flood, a film by Bill Morrison and Live Soundrack Performance by the Bill Frissell Quartet
Category : Arts
The Mike Curb Institute for Music and the Germantown Performing Arts Center are pleased to present The Great Flood, a film by Bill Morrison and live soundtrack performance by the Bill Frissell Quartet. Tickets are $25 ($12 for students) and available online at alumni.rhodes.edu/thegreatflood. "The Great Flood" Film by Bill Morrison Music by Bill Frisell Produced by Phyllis Oyama 2013, 78 min, HD The Mississippi River Flood of 1927 was the most destructive river flood in American history. In the spring of 1927, the river broke out of its banks in 145 places and inundated 27,000 square miles to a depth of up to 30 feet. Part of i ...

27 February 2015, Friday   [4:00pm - 5:30pm]    Philosophy Colloquium
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia
Guest Lecturer - Dr. Kareem Khalifa ...

27 February 2015, Friday   [6:00pm - 8:00pm]    Clough-Hanson Gallery's Opening Reception: Terri Phillips' "Roxanne's Rescue"
Category : Arts
Join us as for the opening of a new installation by Terri Phillips, sculptor, photographer, and poet. This event is free and open to the public. ...

27 February 2015, Friday   [6:00pm - 9:00pm]    Exhibition Momentum
Category : Arts
Exhibition Momentum (EMOM) is an art event consisting of work created by visual and performing artists ages 18-30 in the Memphis area. The event will be held on Trolley Night at 409 S. Main, with free entry, food, and drink. This is a great opportunity for young artists to have their work in a gallery and for the Memphis community to view these talented artists. ...

27 February 2015, Friday   [7:30pm - 9:30pm]    McCoy Theatre Presents "The Good Woman of Setzuan"
Category : Arts
"The Good Woman of Setzuan" by Bertolt Brecht
English version by Eric Bentley
Directed by Leslie Barker
Feb. 27 and 28, March 1 and 4-6; all shows begin at 7:30 p.m. except the 2 p.m. Sunday matinee
$10 for general admission, $7 for senior citizens (65+), $2 for Rhodes students, $5 for all other students (college/high school)

In one of Brecht's best-known works, we look in on the humble life of Shen Te, a "working girl" living a me ...


28 February 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. ...

28 February 2015, Saturday   [7:30pm - 9:30pm]    The Good Woman of Setzuan
Category : Arts
In one of Brecht's best-known works, we look in on the humble life of Shen Te, a "working girl" living a meager existence. Gods visiting in disguise are not welcomed by the citizens of Setzuan and are highly displeased until they are shown charity by a sympathetic Shen Te. The gods reward her for her hospitality and she is soon elevated out of poverty -- this reward, however, does not come without a test. ...

1 March 2015, Sunday   [2:00pm - 4:00pm]    The Good Woman of Setzuan
Category : Arts
In one of Brecht's best-known works, we look in on the humble life of Shen Te, a "working girl" living a meager existence. Gods visiting in disguise are not welcomed by the citizens of Setzuan and are highly displeased until they are shown charity by a sympathetic Shen Te. The gods reward her for her hospitality and she is soon elevated out of poverty -- this reward, however, does not come without a test. ...

1 March 2015, Sunday   [4:00pm - 6:00pm]    Qin Na for Self Defense
Category : Community Service
Participants will learn joint locking techniques appropriate for self defense or law enforcement. No prior experience is necessary. The workshop will be held in the upstairs aerobics room of the BCLC and is free to Rhodes students/faculty/staff ($20 for others). ...

2 March 2015, Monday   [10:00am - 11:00am]    Scholarship Symposium
Category : Admissions
Group discussion group with top scholars ...

2 March 2015, Monday   [10:00am - 11:00am]    Scholarship Symposiun
Category : Admissions
Topic discussion group for top scholars ...

2 March 2015, Monday   [4:15pm - 5:30pm]    Latin American Studies Lecture: David LaFevor
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia
Mon., March 2 4:15 PM Buckman 110 David LaFevor (Class of 2003, Latin American Studies and IS major, Watson Fellow). Currently Asst. Prof. of Latin American History and Digital Humanities at the University of Texas at Arlington. Talk on Cuba followed by a walk-through to view his photographic exhibit (on first floor of Buckman Hall). ...

2 March 2015, Monday   [6:00pm - 8:00pm]    Ruffin Guest Lecture Series
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia
Gregor Kalas ...

4 March 2015, Wednesday   [5:00pm - 5:01pm]    
End of First Seven Weeks

Category : Academic Calendar
End of First Seven Weeks of Spring Semester ...

4 March 2015, Wednesday   [7:30pm - 9:30pm]    The Good Woman of Setzuan
Category : Arts
In one of Brecht's best-known works, we look in on the humble life of Shen Te, a "working girl" living a meager existence. Gods visiting in disguise are not welcomed by the citizens of Setzuan and are highly displeased until they are shown charity by a sympathetic Shen Te. The gods reward her for her hospitality and she is soon elevated out of poverty -- this reward, however, does not come without a test. ...

5 March 2015, Thursday   [6:00pm - 7:30pm]    Communities in Conversation: "From the Big Bang to the End of Time" Brian Greene
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia
Brian Randolph Greene is an American theoretical physicist and string theorist. He has been a professor at Columbia University since 1996 and chairman of the World Science Festival since co-founding it in 2008. Greene has worked on mirror symmetry, relating two different Calabi–Yau manifolds (concretely, relating the conifold to one of its orbifolds). He also described the flop transition, a mild form of topology change, showing that topology in string theory can change at the conifold point. (Wikipedia) More information to follow ...

5 March 2015, Thursday   [7:00pm - 10:00pm]    Rhodes Anime Club
Category : Multicultural/International
Anime Club's weekly meeting. Pop in to catch your favorite series- members (and non-members) are free to come and go as they please. ...

5 March 2015, Thursday   [7:30pm - 9:30pm]    The Good Woman of Setzuan
Category : Arts
In one of Brecht's best-known works, we look in on the humble life of Shen Te, a "working girl" living a meager existence. Gods visiting in disguise are not welcomed by the citizens of Setzuan and are highly displeased until they are shown charity by a sympathetic Shen Te. The gods reward her for her hospitality and she is soon elevated out of poverty -- this reward, however, does not come without a test. ...