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Seminar Lecture Series at Bard College at Simon's Rock continues

GREAT BARRINGTON, MA- Bard College at Simon’s Rock will continue its Seminar Lecture Series on Monday, October 1, with a panel discussion titled “Personal and Scholarly Reflections on the Middle East,” chaired by Provost Mary B. Marcy.

Panelists will include Bard College President Leon Botstein; Joel Perlman, the Director of the Bard College Middle Eastern Studies Program; and Gidon Eshel, a Bard Center Fellow at Simon’s Rock.  The panel discussion will take place in the McConnell Theater of the Daniel Arts Center at 7 p.m., and it will be free and open to the public. 

This event is part of the Seminar Lecture Series, which supplements courses that first and second year students are required to take, “First Year Seminar: The Examined Life,” and the “Sophomore Seminar: Voices Against the Chorus.”

The Series continues with a talk by Bard College at Simon’s Rock faculty member Christopher Callanan on October 15.  He will discuss Sophocles’ “Tragic Sisters of Antigone.” This event will take place in the McConnell Theater of the Daniel Arts Center at 7 p.m.

Lectures will continue through the semester as follows:

October 22: Faculty member in the Political Science and Philosophy divisions, Asma Abbas, "Walking on Walls: Notes on Forster and DuBois."  This lecture will take place in the Kellogg Music Center. 

October 29:  Dean of Academic Affairs, Samuel Ruhmkorff, Plato.

November 5:  Faculty member in the division of Literature, Bernard F. Rodgers, "Freud (Marx, Darwin) and the Modern Zeitgeist" This lecture will also take place in the Kellogg Music Center.

November 26:  Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez, Gender Studies and Literature faculty member, "Off the Beaten Path: Virginia Woolf's critique of patriarchal capitalist militarism" 

December 3:  Dean of New Students, Rebecca Fiske, Dante.

All lectures in the Seminar Lecture Series are free and open to the public.

Simon's Rock Media Contact:
Briee Della Rocca: 413 644-4706
E-mail: bdellarocca@simons-rock.edu