Remembering 9-11

September 07, 2011

McDaniel College will hold two events in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of September 11.

The panel discussion, “Looking, Moving Forward – The 10th Anniversary of September 11,” at 7 p.m. Sept. 8 in McDaniel Lounge will be moderated by Pamela Zappardino, co-director of the Ira & Mary Zepp Center for Nonviolence & Peace Education, with introductory remarks by Provost Thomas Falkner. Panelists include Rebecca Carpenter, professor of English; Walt Michael, executive director of Common Ground on the Hill; and Christianna Leahy, professor of Political Science and International Relations. (See this event on the online calendar.)

An afternoon of reflection at 4 p.m. Sept. 11 in Memorial Square will be led by Mohamed Esa, professor of Foreign Languages, and the Rev. Larry Brumfield of the Westminster Church of the Brethren. Walt Michael & Co. will provide music, and the Old Main bell will be available for ringing between remarks and student readings of their poems, reflective thoughts and songs in memory of September 11. (See this event on the online calendar.)

A small booklet containing all of the poems, reflections and drawings submitted by students will be distributed at the event.