Tag: Francis Scott Key

Eastport pride at Annapolis Maritime Antiques

Eastport pride at Annapolis Maritime Antiques

| September 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] A 1907 Evening Capital newspaper article excerpt from Over the Bridge, a book about Eastport: The handsome new bridge over Spa Creek, connecting the village of Eastport with Annapolis, was thrown open yesterday afternoon and is now in use for traffic. Everybody at Eastport is wearing that smile that won’t come off and […]

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Celebrate Maryland Day with art and history at St. John’s College

Celebrate Maryland Day with art and history at St. John’s College

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Friends of St. John’s College invite the community to celebrate Maryland Day at St. John’s College. Visitors may take guided tours of McDowell Hall, the venue where Francis Scott Key (an alumnus of St. John’s College and author of “The Star-Spangled Banner”) attended concerts and classes, and where the Marquis de Lafayette, a French […]

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National Book Award winner to speak at St. John’s tonight

National Book Award winner to speak at St. John’s tonight

| October 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] David Ferry, winner of the 2012 National Book Award for Poetry, will present a reading and translation of his poetry at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m. Ferry if a […]

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Lecture at St. John’s College on Homer’s ‘Iliad’

Lecture at St. John’s College on Homer’s ‘Iliad’

| September 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

Professor Seemee Ali will give a lecture titled “The ‘Iliad’’s Cosmic Seduction” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m. Ali is a professor in the Department of English at Carthage College. She […]

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Privacy and the Constitution lecture at St. John’s College

Privacy and the Constitution lecture at St. John’s College

| September 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

St. John’s College tutor William Braithwaite will give a lecture titled “Privacy and the Constitution” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m. Braithwaite received his bachelor’s from Virginia Military Institute and his […]

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Friday night lecture at St. John’s to discuss Proust

Friday night lecture at St. John’s to discuss Proust

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] St. John’s College tutor Patricia Locke will give a lecture titled “Nighttime Walks with Proust: ‘Le Pays obscur par le clair de lune’” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, September 5 at 8 p.m. […]

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St. John’s College welcomes new freshmen

St. John’s College welcomes new freshmen

| August 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

The 2014-15 academic year at St. John’s College opens on Wednesday, August 20, at 4:15 p.m. Convocation, the annual ceremony that brings together the St. John’s community for a new year, is rich with traditions that symbolize what it means to be part of this community of learners—a community where all students read the same […]

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Less is More: Small Works in a Great Space (May 28-June 15, 2014)

Less is More: Small Works in a Great Space (May 28-June 15, 2014)

| May 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College, Annapolis, Md., presents “Less is More: Small Works in a Great Space” from May 28 to June 15, 2014.  The exhibition and fundraiser features small original works of art, no larger than 8x10x4”, selected by distinguished juror Domenic Iacono, director of Syracuse University Art Galleries. The exhibition includes […]

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St. John’s College to ponder Bacon (April 11, 2014)

St. John’s College to ponder Bacon (April 11, 2014)

| April 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Tobin Craig, professor, James Madison College, Michigan State University, will give a lecture titled “The Place of ‘Technology’ in Bacon’s Critique of Ancient Philosophy” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, April 11 at 8 p.m. Focusing […]

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Lecture at St. John’s on the Liberal Education of Plato’s “Laws”

Lecture at St. John’s on the Liberal Education of Plato’s “Laws”

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. John’s College tutor Robert Goldberg will give a lecture titled “The Liberal Education of Plato’s ‘Laws’” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, April 4 at 8 p.m. Goldberg earned his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate from Harvard […]

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Orlando Consort To Perform At St. Johns

Orlando Consort To Perform At St. Johns

| February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Orlando Consort presents their “25th Anniversary USA Concert Tour” at St. John’s College where they will perform Renaissance favorites and songs from “Le Voir Dit” by Guillaume de Machaut. The concert, which is free and open to public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on February 14 at 8 p.m. Hailed […]

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Spend Saturday Mornings With St. John’s College

Spend Saturday Mornings With St. John’s College

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. John’s College invites the community to explore timeless texts and ideas by participating in a Saturday Seminar. Sponsored by the Friends of St. John’s College, these seminars attract about 200 participants of various ages, experiences, and backgrounds. Participants join in groups of approximately 15 to 20 for one of nine seminars. Seminars will be […]

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Spend A Saturday At St. John’s Exploring

Spend A Saturday At St. John’s Exploring

| December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

St. John’s College invites the community to explore timeless texts and ideas by participating in a Saturday Seminar. Sponsored by the Friends of St. John’s College, these seminars attract about 200 participants of various ages, experiences, and backgrounds. Participants join in groups of approximately 15 to 20 for one of nine seminars. Seminars will be […]

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Lecture At St. John’s On Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation

Lecture At St. John’s On Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation

| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

St. John’s College tutor George Russell will give a lecture on Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, November 15 at 8 p.m. Russell earned his bachelor’s from St. Francis College and his […]

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The Parker Quintet Returns To St. John’s

The Parker Quintet Returns To St. John’s

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet returns to St. John’s College where they will perform music for string quartet by Prokofiev, Shostakovich, and Beethoven. The concert, which is free and open to public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on November 1 at 8 p.m. The New York Times describes the Parker Quartet as “something extraordinary” and […]

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St. John’s Lecture On Aristotle

St. John’s Lecture On Aristotle

| October 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Assumption College philosophy professor Daniel P. Maher will give a lecture titled “Aristotle on Friendship and Teaching Philosophy” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, October 25 at 8 p.m. Maher received his bachelor’s from the Catholic […]

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Friday Night Lecture At St. John’s College

Friday Night Lecture At St. John’s College

| October 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tulane University philosophy professor Ronna Burger will give a lecture titled “In the Wilderness: Moses as Founder and Lawgiver” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, October 18 at 8 p.m. Burger received her doctorate from the […]

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St. Johns Lecture–The Fairness Of Taxes

St. Johns Lecture–The Fairness Of Taxes

| October 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

William Peirce, Case Western Reserve University professor emeritus of economics, will give a lecture titled “Can Taxes Be Fair? Should They Be?” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, October 11 at 8 p.m. Peirce received his […]

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Distinguished Authors To Discuss Their Work And Life At St. John’s.

Distinguished Authors To Discuss Their Work And Life At St. John’s.

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Acclaimed authors Meg Wolitzer, Manil Suri, and Kenneth Walsh, will discuss their latest works of fiction and nonfiction involving the triumph of enduring friendships, a fantastical search for a lost loved one, and a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the presidency. This special event will be held at the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Sunday, November 10 […]

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Is Obscenity Obsolete?

Is Obscenity Obsolete?

| September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

St. John’s College tutor William Braithwaite will give a lecture titled “Is Obscenity Obsolete?” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, September 20 at 8 p.m. The lecture will explore the Supreme Court’s efforts to determine a […]

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St. John’s Lecture On Declaration Of Independence

St. John’s Lecture On Declaration Of Independence

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

St. John’s College tutor David Townsend will give a lecture titled “The Declaration of Independence: Is That Philosophy, or Did You Make It Up Yourself?” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, September 13 at 8 p.m. […]

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St. John’s College To Welcome Class Of 2017

St. John’s College To Welcome Class Of 2017

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 2013-14 academic year for St. John’s College opens on Wednesday, August 21, at 4:15 p.m. with Convocation, the annual ceremony that brings together the St. John’s community for a new year. At St. John’s, Convocation is rich with traditions that symbolize what it means to be part of this community of learners—a community where […]

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