October 24, 2005
is St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial Year!
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Obioma Nnaemeka, a professor of French, women's studies and African
American studies at Indiana University, will deliver the C.L.R. James
Lecture in African Studies at St. Lawrence University on Thursday,
October 27, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Hepburn Hall, Room 218.
Her talk, a St. Lawrence Sesquicentennial event, is titled "Re-Imagining
the Diaspora" and is open to the public, free of charge.
A screening of the 1922 silent horror classic /Nosferatu/, with live
organ accompaniment by Walt Strony, will take place in Gunnison
Memorial Chapel at St. Lawrence University on Monday, October 31,
at 8 p.m. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
Nominations are due December 2, 2005, for the North Country Citation,
awarded by St. Lawrence University.
|Funding is available through
St. Lawrence University for events that assist in efforts to reduce
alcohol use and represent collaborations between the University and
the local community.
Three lithographs printed at St. Lawrence University, by artist and
political activist Sue Coe, have been added to the artist's Web site
gallery, noting the site of their publication.
Kay Stearns Bruening '79, of Skaneateles, NY, has been appointed
department chair in nutrition and hospitality management in the
College of Human Services and Health Professions (HSHP) at Syracuse
University. For more
|St. Lawrence In the News
The October 21 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education
included a story about alumni events that include community service;
events organized in Denver by Betsy Kolber '78 for St. Lawrence alumni
were included in the story.
|A letter to the editor
of the Montreal Gazette by Professor of Chemistry Paul Connett,
opposing fluoridation of water, was published on October 19. More
is St. Lawrence's 150th year! News Digest will have Sesqui feature
each week. We hope you'll visit the Sesqui
Web site on your own regularly!
This week: New Then and Now Photos of St. Lawrence
Photos of St. Lawrence student life, then and now, are now posted
to this section of the Sesqui Web site.
Rev. David Weissbard'62,
M.Div.'65, will speak tonight at 8 p.m. in Herring-Cole on "Ethics
without a Diety" Rev. Weissbard is the last graduate of the
St. Lawrence Theological School before it was closed by the Unitarian-Universalist
Convention in 1965.
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