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Sunday 26 February 2012  
Treefall  2:00pm - 4:00pm    
Category : Arts     Location : McCoy Theatre
When a series of ecological and biological disasters decimate the world's population, humanity is reduced to a fractured tribe of wandering nomads. A mountainside cabin in the Pacific Northwest is home to three teenage boys who try to survive by recreating domestic family life from what they can remember of their former existence. While on a mission to gather supplies, the boys find a stranger who forces them to question everything they had come to believe about their world and themselves. Written by Henry Murray Directed by Kevin Collier ...
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Spring Officer Elections: Campaign Regulation Session  7:00pm - 8:00pm    
Category : Student Clubs/Activities/Greek Life     Location : Blount/Buckman Lobby
A Regulation Session for those running for the following positions: RSG President, RSG Vice President, SRC President, SRC Vice President, Honor Council President, Honor Council Vice President, Class Council Presidents, and Class Council Vice Presidents ...
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Guest Recital: Doug Mark, trombone  7:30pm - 8:30pm    
Category : Arts     Location : Tuthill
Trombone recital, Doug Mark from Delta State Exact recital time TBD ...
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Catholic Mass on Campus  8:00pm - 9:00pm    
Category : Religion/Spirituality     Location : Rhea Lounge
The CSA will having Mass in the Rhea Lounge at 8:00 pm. Snacks to follow! ...
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Monday 27 February 2012  
Lore of Literature
  5:30pm - 7:30pm    
Category : Continuing Education     Location : Orgill Room
The Lore of Literature course presents an appealing array of fascinating literary works for spring. Each of the four works was chosen by the professor, who with Dunbar Abston, will lead the discussion on two Monday evenings. You may register for the whole series of eight classes or you may choose any pair or pairs of classes. Come and enjoy a relaxed study and discussion of the following works with Dunbar, an admired Rhodes professor, and a group of intellectually interested Meeman students. Monday, Feb. 20 & 27 Sense and Sensibility Published in 1811 and for many years regarded as the ugly duckling of Austen’s six major novels, Sense and ...
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Communities in Conversation: Russell Berman on "The Humanities in Our Culture"  6:00pm - 8:00pm    
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia     Location : Blount/Buckman Lobby

Rhodes College's Communities in Conversation series will present a lecture by Dr. Russell Berman titled "The Humanities in Our Culture." Free and open to the public, the lecture begins at 6 p.m. in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on campus.

Immediate Past President of the Modern Language Association and Walter A Haas Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University, Berman will be discussing the relevance and the importance of the humanities in our culture. With literacy on the decline, foreign language requirements dissipating, and humanistic inquiry under assault in the name of the imperatives of economic utility, this wil ...
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Marcus Engel Lecture  8:00pm - 9:30pm    
Category : Student Clubs/Activities/Greek Life     Location : McCallum Ballroom/ Crain Reception Hall
Come out on February 27th at 8:00pm to the BCLC Ballroom. Marcus Engel will be on campus to deliver his amazing talk titled, “In the Blink of an Eye.” Marcus was a freshman in college, when he was hit by a drunk driver. He takes you through his journey with inspiration and humor. He is currently in graduate school at Columbia University. If you attend the event, you will be entered into a raffle to win a Kindle Fire, plus there will be FREE FOOD at the event! ...
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Tuesday 28 February 2012  
The Search for Values in the Light of Western History & Religion: Aspects of the European Renaissance
  5:30pm - 7:30pm    
Category : Continuing Education     Location : Orgill Room
Session 1: Feb. 14 (Victor Coonin, Art) An Introduction to Renaissance Art and A Renaissance Masterpiece: Michelangelo’s David What do we mean by the Renaissance in art, and how does it manifest itself in 15th-16th-century Florence? Session 2: Feb. 21 (Victor Coonin, Art) A Renaissance Man: Leonardo da Vinci and A Renaissance Woman: the Mona Lisa We will discuss some of the current attention being showered on Leonardo, and conclude with a focus on the most famous Renaissance woman, the so-called Mona Lisa. Session 3: Feb. 28 (Vanessa Rogers, Music) Sing Joyfully unto God: Music in Renaissance European Cathedrals The Reformati ...
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Wednesday 29 February 2012  
End of First Seven Weeks
  8:00am - 5:00pm    
Category : Academic Calendar     Location : CampusWide
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HR in the Rat
  11:00am - 1:00pm    
Category : Employee Events/Human Resources     Location : Refectory Lobby Table 1
HR staff will be in the Rat during lunch to hand out forms, answer questions, etc. ...
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Death, Burial & The Afterlife
  5:30pm - 7:30pm    
Category : Continuing Education     Location : King Evergreen
Through an analysis of history, archaeology and a focus on the local Memphis community, this course will examine a wide array of beliefs and practices related to death, burial and the afterlife from the ancient world to modern America. The class will begin with an introduction to ideas and rituals from Egyptian, Greek, Roman, early Christian and Eastern cultures. We will then explore modern American ideas of the afterlife and death rituals. We will take advantage of the historical cemeteries in Memphis as we examine funeral practices, symbols and related belief systems since the 1820s in the local community. Text: Handouts will be provided ...
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Officer Run-offs  7:00pm - 7:00pm    
Category : Student Clubs/Activities/Greek Life     Location : CampusWide
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Tai Chi Spring I Series
  7:30pm - 9:00pm    
Category : Continuing Education     Location : BCLC Activity Room
It has been characterized as an elegant slow-motion dance, a moving meditation, a lethal martial art. Western science has begun to acknowledge its beneficial effects for arthritis, bone density, prevention of falls, stress reduction, cardiovascular fitness and recovery from heart attacks. To be sure, it can be a doorway to better health and understanding of Chinese philosophy. Milan Vigil, Director, Yang’s Martial Arts Association Taijiquan of Memphis Spring I Series: Seven Wednesdays, Jan. 11 – Feb. 29 7:30 – 9:00 p.m., $99, 1.05 CEUs (No class February 15) Spring II Series: Six Wednesdays, March 7 – April 25 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., $99, 1 ...
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Thursday 01 March 2012  
Mormonism in America
  5:30pm - 7:30pm    
Category : Continuing Education     Location : Orgill Room
What does Mitt Romney “believe?” Would his faith affect his presidency? Besides Romney, Harry Reid, the leader of the Democrat majority in the Senate, is Mormon. Does his religion affect his politics? Tolstoy referred to Mormonism as the “American religion.” Sociologist Rodney Stark characterizes Mormonism as the first worldwide religion since Islam. To a large extent, Mormons made the Western United States. And yet, America is still deeply suspicious of Mormons. One episode of The Simpsons refers to Mormons as “America’s Most Powerful Weirdos.” Few groups in the U.S. have been as influential and as reviled as Mormons, who inhabit increasingl ...
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RUF Large Group  6:45pm - 9:00pm    
Category : Student Clubs/Activities/Greek Life     Location : East Village Lodge
All students are welcome to come fellowship with one another socially and spiritually through conversations, musical worship, and a message from our campus minister. This week RUF will be held in EV lodge ...
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Antigone  7:30pm - 9:30pm    
Category : Arts     Location : Off Campus
based on the classic work by Sophocles adapted by Caitie V. Miller presented at Evergreen Theatre (1705 Poplar) in cooperation with the Bluff City Tri-Art Theatre Company directed by Jyo Carolino, Caitie V. Miller and Katie Ogden mentored by Cookie Ewing For tickets, please call 901-946-6140. This classic tragedy, written around 442 B.C., is a poignant reminder of the fluid nature of justice during a time of war. Two brothers, fighting on opposing fronts, die in battle. The land's newly crowned leader declares that the rebel brother will remain unburied in disgrace. When the dead soldier's sister, Antigone, pleads for mercy in respect ...
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Phi Beta Kappa Lecture on "The Future of Plants"  7:30pm - 9:00pm    
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia     Location : Hardie

The Rhodes College chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society will host a free public lecture on "The Future of Plants: Diversity, Conservation, and Sustainability" by world-renowned botanist Sir Peter Crane on March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Hardie Auditorium.

Dr. Crane is a distinguished evolutionary biologist, with a focus on the diversity of plant life. He is the former director of the Field Museum of Natural History and The Royal Botanic Gardens, where he helped establish the Millennium Seed Bank. Dr. Crane currently heads the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

Crane's lecture will explore the current stat ...
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Friday 02 March 2012  
Dr. Randall Parker Presents "Today's Economy: Why Are We Here and Where's the Exit?"   4:00pm - 5:00pm    
Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia     Location : Blount/Buckman Lobby

East Carolina University Economics Professor Dr. Randall E. Parker will present "Today's Economy: Why Are We Here and Where’s the Exit?" at Rhodes College. Free and open to the public, the lecture begins at 4 p.m. in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall.

Parker also is author of Reflections on the Great Depression and The Economics of the Great Depression: A Twenty-First Century Look Back At the Economics of the Interwar Era.

For more information, contact Professor Marshall Gramm at (901) 843-3863 or gramm@rhodes.edu

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"Antigone"  7:30pm - 9:30pm    
Category : Arts     Location : Off Campus

based on the classic work by Sophocles and adapted by Rhodes senior Caitie V. Miller

This Greek tragedy is presented at Evergreen Theatre (1705 Poplar) in cooperation with the Bluff City Tri-Art Theatre Company and Rhodes' McCoy Theatre.

For ticket information, call 946-6140.

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Saturday 03 March 2012  
KA Chili cookoff  12:00pm - 5:00pm    
Category : Student Clubs/Activities/Greek Life     Location : Kappa Alpha house
Our annual chili cook off with proceeds benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association ...
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Saturday Visitation for Prospective Students and Parents  12:30pm - 4:00pm    
Category : Departmental Events     Location : Burrow Lobby
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Rhodes Garden Gardening!  3:00pm - 5:15pm    
Category : Student Clubs/Activities/Greek Life     Location : General Outdoor (Specify)
Green Rhodes is preparing the garden for the spring, making repairs and planting non-gmo seeds in the garden. We'll have bluegrass, friends, maybe food, and fun. Bring yourself and a re-useable water container. We'll meet between EV A and EV B. The garden is behind EV-A. ...
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Antigone  7:30pm - 9:30pm    
Category : Arts     Location : Off Campus
based on the classic work by Sophocles adapted by Caitie V. Miller presented at Evergreen Theatre (1705 Poplar) in cooperation with the Bluff City Tri-Art Theatre Company directed by Jyo Carolino, Caitie V. Miller and Katie Ogden mentored by Cookie Ewing For tickets, please call 901-946-6140. This classic tragedy, written around 442 B.C., is a poignant reminder of the fluid nature of justice during a time of war. Two brothers, fighting on opposing fronts, die in battle. The land's newly crowned leader declares that the rebel brother will remain unburied in disgrace. When the dead soldier's sister, Antigone, pleads for mercy in respe ...
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"Rhodes Rocks" Concert at CBU Theater  8:00pm - 9:30pm    
Category : Arts     Location : Off Campus

With repertoire ranging from Elvis to Beethoven to Primus to Copland to Ben Folds and back again, this concert features rock music arranged for orchestra with special guest artist Mark Wood, founding member of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, playing the electric violin.

Other musicians include Kaleb Yaniger, electric violin; Joe Montelione, electric trumpet; the Rock Memphis Quartet; and the Rhodes College Strings

Free and open to the public, the concert begins at 8 p.m. in the Christian Brothers University Theater (650 East Parkway South). The concert is sponsored by Rhodes' Mike Curb Institute for Music at Rhodes.

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Chi O Rave Sales  10:00pm - 11:30pm    
Category : Student Clubs/Activities/Greek Life     Location : General Outdoor (Specify)
The Chi Os will be selling glow in the dark bracelets and necklaces for the Kappa Sig Rave in front of the Barret Library from 10 pm-12 am. ...
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