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Guest Speaker: Laci Green

3/31/2015

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Lecture/Speaker

Saint Michael’s College presents web personality, public speaker and activist Laci Green at 5 p.m. in the McCarthy Arts Center Recital Hall. Using the internet as her primary platform, Green uses her knowledge and humor to engage young adults in fresh and empowering conversations about gender, sexuality, race, body image, healthy relationships, feminism and more. She is the creator and host of YouTube's most popular sexuality education channel, Sex Plus, which currently reaches over 5 million people in over 125 countries. She is also the host and writer of MTV's first original YouTube Channel, 'MTV Braless', which focuses on examining gender, race and sexuality issues in pop culture. Her work has been featured on CBC, ABC, Dr. Phil, The Science Channel, The Atlantic Magazine, Ms. Magazine, The Huffington Post, Upworthy, and more. Laci Green’s appearance arranged through Gotham Artists. Information: Julia Berberan, 654-2667.

Rabbi Wall Lecture

4/1/2015

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lecture/Speaker

Saint Michael’s College presents a lecture, “The Nazis Next Door,” by Eric Litchblau, a Pulitzer-prize winning author and investigative reporter for the New York Times at 4 p.m. in the Hoehl Welcome Center, as this year’s Annual Rabbi Max B. Wall Lecture. Free and open to the public. Before joining the New York Times in 2002, Lichtblau worked at the Los Angeles Times covering the Justice Department, where he also had worked as an investigative reporter. Lichtblau graduated from Cornell University in 1987. He is the author of Bush's Law: The Remaking of American Justice as well as The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men. Information: Edward Mahoney, 654-2578, emahoney@smcvt.edu, or Herb Kessel 802.654.2460, hkessel@smcvt.edu

Middle East Panel: "Breaking Barriers, Pathways to Peace in Israel/Palestine"

4/1/2015

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Lecture/Speaker

Saint Michael’s College presents Breaking Barriers -- The Way to Peace in Israel/Palestine: A panel discussion with Yakir Englander, Amal Elsana Alh’ Jooj and Zahia el-Masri. Yakir Englander, Ph.D.. is Visiting Lecturer in Women’s Studies and Judaism at Harvard Divinity School. He is a specialist in modern Jewish philosophy with a focus on gender issues and the Israeli/ Palestinian conflict. A Ph.D. candidate at McGill University, Amal Elsana Alh-jooj is a leader in the Arab Bedouin community in Israel and a key figure in sustainable community development. She has won many awards, including a Nobel Peace Prize nomination. Zahia el Masri, a Palestinian from Beirut, is a training program and communication manager for ROMEL, a Montreal based Technical Resource Group with a mandate to provide affordable housing for immigrant communities. The panelists will share their different perspectives on pathways to peace in Israel/Palestine.

The Science of Mindfulness

4/1/2015

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Lecture/Speaker

Saint Michael’s College presents The Science of Mindfulness: A Talk by Shinzen Young from 7 p.m.to 8:30 p.m. in the McCarthy Arts Center. Mindful awareness practices are ever more prominent in pain and stress management, addictions recovery, psychotherapy and education. Young will describe the historical evolution of mindfulness in the three Buddhist traditions and connections to science, and conjecture about how the collaboration between mindfulness adepts and neuroscientists could lead to a scientific paradigm for human spirituality. Young studied Buddhism at the University of Wisconsin and received extensive training in Asia in the three major traditions. He consults widely on meditation-related research. Information: Aostre Johnson, 802-654-2436, ajohnson@smcvt.edu

Triduum Services: Holy Thursday

4/2/2015

2:00 PM
Mass

Triduum Services: Good Friday

4/3/2015

7:00 PM
Mass

In Celebration of Burlington Poets

4/4/2015

4:00 PM
Exhibit/Showcase

Saint Michael’s College announces that faculty poets Greg Delanty (English) and Kristin Dykstra (distinguished scholar in residence, American Studies), will participate the program “In Celebration of Burlington Poets, sponsored by Fletcher library and the University of Vermont. Part of “Readings at 235 College Street” series. Saint Michael’s alumnus and poet Kerrin McCadden ’88 also is on the program. Other poets are David Huddle, Major Jackson, David Cavanagh, Angela Patten, Anna Blackmer, Sue Burton, Stephen, Cramer, Penelope Cray, Tina Escaja, Malisa Garlieb, Daniel Lusk, Gary Margolis, Alison Prine, Greg Delanty, Alexandra Hall, Sharon Webster, Rajnii Eddins and Jari Chevalier, Jim Ellefson, Marylen Grigas, Florence McCloud, Eve Alexandra Mary Jane Dickerson and Judith Chalmer.

Triduum Services: Holy Saturday

4/4/2015

8:00 PM
Mass

Easter Sunday

4/5/2015

9:00 AM
Mass

Easter Sunday

4/5/2015

11:00 AM
Mass

Fiction Reading

4/9/2015

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Lecture/Speaker

Saint Michael’s College presents an English Department Alumni Reading featuring Josh Cook ’02 of Somerville, MA. Josh will be reading from his first novel, An Exaggerated Murder, just released by Melville House.

Spring Int'l. Marketplace

4/10/2015

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Exhibit/Showcase

PBK Reception

4/10/2015

2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Reception

Guest Speaker: Peter Von Allman

4/10/2015

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Lecture/Speaker

Saint Michael’s College presents the Omicron Delta Epsilon Annual Lecture, “Salary Determination in the Presence of Fixed Revenues in the National Basketball Association,” by Professor Peter van Allman, chair, Department of Economics, Skidmore College. Information: Herb Kessel 802.654.2460, hkessel@smcvt.edu

PBK Induction Ceremony

4/10/2015

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Ceremony

Spring Int'l. Marketplace

4/11/2015

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Exhibit/Showcase

Fine Arts Performances

4/11/2015

12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Concert

Spring Int'l. Marketplace

4/12/2015

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Exhibit/Showcase

Humanities Center Talk

4/13/2015

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Lecture/Speaker

Saint Michael’s College Humanities Center presents a lecture, “T.S. Eliot and the Great War,” by Professor Christopher Ricks of Boston University, co-sponsored by the Phi Beta Kappa Chapter at Saint Michael’s College and the English and History Departments. Reception to follow .Ricks was the Professor of Poetry at Oxford from 2004-2009. The book The Poems of T.S. Eliot, edited by Ricks and Jim McCue, two volumes, is to be published in October 2015.

Spirituality and Intellectual Life Panel

4/14/2015

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Lecture/Speaker

Saint Michael’s College presents “Three Perspectives on Mindfulness: A Panel Discussion” with Jerome Allen (Information Technology), John Izzi (philosophy), and Adrie Kusserow (sociology and anthropology).' Mindfulness describes our basic humanity in being present with ourselves and others. This panel of Saint Michael’s faculty and staff members will explore the meanings and practices of mindfulness both in and out of the classroom. Light refreshments provided; bring your own lunch if desired.

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