Hill Happenings 9.11.12 – 10.2.12

Picture of a family enjoying food and fun during McDaniel College's Family Weekend.
September 11, 2012

Art, music, film, politics and a weekend for families headline September events at McDaniel.

- French Film: “Tomboy” 5:30 p.m. Sept. 13, Decker Auditorium in Lewis Hall of Science. Post-screening discussion with Sociology professor Sara Raley. 82 minutes, not rated.

- Political Book Talk 7 p.m. Sept. 17 in McDaniel Lounge, authors McDaniel professor Herb Smith and University of Baltimore professor John Willis talk about the election and their book, “Maryland Politics and Government: Democratic Dominance.”

- Art Talk: Visiting artist lecture by Joshua Wade Smith 7 p.m. Sept. 20, Room 104 in Peterson Hall.

- Family Weekend Sept. 21-23, learn about student life on the Hill. Activities include tailgating at the home football game and SmartTALK by FBI espionage expert Steven Carr ’84. For more information and to register, visit www.mcdaniel.edu/familyweekend or call 410-857-2296.

- French Film: “Free Men” 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23, Decker Auditorium in Lewis Hall of Science. Post-screening discussion with Political Science professor Anouar Boukhars. 99 minutes, not rated.

- Art on View: “Politics as Usual,” new work by John Anderson Sept. 25, Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall. Opening reception: 7-9 p.m. Sept. 25 with artist talk at 7:30 p.m., exhibit runs through Oct. 19. Gallery hours: 410-857-2595.

- French Film: “A Cat in Paris” 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26, Decker Auditorium in Lewis Hall of Science. Post screening discussion with Foreign Languages professor Martine Motard-Noar. 70 minutes, rated PG.

- Annual Ira G. Zepp Lecture 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26, Decker Center Forum. Author Michael Kimmel, “Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men.”

- Chamber Music on the Hill 3 p.m. Sept. 30, Decker Center Forum. Viktor Valkov, piano, and Lachezar Kostov, cello.

- Monday Night Music 7 p.m. Oct. 1, McDaniel Lounge. “An Evening of Jazz, Soul and the Blues,” The Eric Byrd Trio: Brother Ray Band.

- Dialogue on Presidential Election 7 p.m. Oct. 2, Decker Center Forum, with Maryland Delegate Samuel “Sandy” Rosenberg (Democrat) of Baltimore and Harford County Executive David R. Craig (Republican) moderated by McDaniel president Roger Casey.

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.

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November 25, 2014, 10:00 pm
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
November 26, 2014, 8:30 pm
Thanksgiving - College Closed
November 27, 2014, 12:00 am
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December 1, 2014, 12:00 am
Classes resume
December 1, 2014, 8:00 am
Jazz Night at Decker College Center
December 4, 2014, 8:00 pm
Undergraduate classes end
December 5, 2014, 12:00 am
College Band Concert at WMC Alumni Hall
December 5, 2014, 7:00 pm
Reading Days
December 6, 2014, 12:00 am
Carroll County Studio Tour at Art Studio
December 6, 2014, 10:00 am
Gospel Choir Concert at WMC Alumni Hall
December 7, 2014, 3:00 pm
Undergraduate examinations begin
December 8, 2014, 12:00 am
Late Night Breakfast at Englar Dining Hall
December 8, 2014, 9:00 pm
Undergraduate semester ends
December 12, 2014, 12:00 am
Graduate semester ends
December 13, 2014, 12:00 am