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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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Free concert: Classical Indian music by World Artists Experiences

Free concert: Classical Indian music by World Artists Experiences

| October 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] A free concert of Indian classical music featuring four renowned musicians of the sitar, violin and percussion will be presented at 7 p.m. Oct. 14 in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College in Annapolis. They are sitarist Alif Laiia and violinist HN Bhaskar, who will combine traditional music from North […]

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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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Dostoevsky on tap for St. John’s

Dostoevsky on tap for St. John’s

| September 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] St. John’s College tutor Chester Burke will give a lecture titled “Dostoevsky’s ‘The Brothers Karamazov’” 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 12 at 8 p.m. Completed in 1880, ‘The Brothers Karamazov’ is the […]

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Bratislava Boys’ Choir to perform at Key Auditorium

Bratislava Boys’ Choir to perform at Key Auditorium

| September 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] The Bratislava Boys’ Choir from the Republic of Slovakia will present a free concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Frances Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College, 60 College Avenue, in Annapolis. The ensemble includes 20 boys ages 10 through 14 years plus the tenors of eight older students.  Miriam Garajova, […]

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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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Annapolis Collects at The Mitchell Gallery

Annapolis Collects at The Mitchell Gallery

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College invites the community to the exhibition, “Annapolis Collects: The Mitchell Gallery Celebrates 25 Years,” on view from August 23 through October 12. The exhibition showcases rarely seen works that span a range of tastes, styles, and time periods, on loan from Annapolis area historic houses, museums, […]

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The IRS and the Crystal Spring Legal Defense Fund

The IRS and the Crystal Spring Legal Defense Fund

| August 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] Several months ago, a forum was held under the guise of discussing traffic on Forest Drive. With more than 300 people attending, it became clear a bit later on that the meeting was more about stopping the Crystal Spring development and collecting money for a legal battle than anything else. Now granted, the development, […]

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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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Full agenda for St. John’s College

Full agenda for St. John’s College

| July 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

St. John’s College has a full calendar for the fall semester which begins later next month. August 2014 August 20 Undergraduate Convocation, 4:15 p.m. August 21 Classes begin. August 22 Dean’s Lecture, Topic to be announced, by Pamela Kraus, dean, St. John’s College, Annapolis. The lecture will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium […]

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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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A beautiful day for the Annapolis Cup

A beautiful day for the Annapolis Cup

| April 12, 2014 | 3 Comments

Thousands gathered on the Great Lawn at St. John;s College this afternoon to partake in the 32nd Annual Annapolis Cup–a croquet battle between the St. John’s College Johnnies and the Midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy. The Annapolis Cup brings together two starkly different institutions for an event that has “no parallel in intercollegiate […]

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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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Croquet returns to St. John’s College on April 12th

Croquet returns to St. John’s College on April 12th

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bring the whole family to the heart of historic Annapolis for the 32nd Annual Annapolis Cup—a croquet match between St. John’s College and the U.S. Naval Academy. The match promises superb intercollegiate competition and a festive lawn party where watching the spectators is as much fun as croquet. Since the contest began more than two […]

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Aulos Ensemble to perform at St. John’s College

Aulos Ensemble to perform at St. John’s College

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Aulos Ensemble will present “If Music be the Food of Love,” featuring Baroque chamber music with soprano, at St. John’s College. The concert, which is free and open to public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on March 28 at 8 p.m. Formed in 1973 by five Juilliard graduates, flutist Christopher Krueher, […]

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Delta Blues and Dylan Déjà-vu Fundraiser at St. John’s College

Delta Blues and Dylan Déjà-vu Fundraiser at St. John’s College

| March 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Caritas Society of St. John’s College, Annapolis, presents the Delta Blues and Dylan Déjà-vu spring fundraiser at St. John’s College, featuring music performances by Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers, an award-winning blues band from Boston; Washington, D.C.’s “First Lady of the Blues” Eleanor Ellis and friends; and Annapolis’ own The Basement Band, playing […]

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Annapolis Symphony Presents ‘Austrian Melodies’

Annapolis Symphony Presents ‘Austrian Melodies’

| February 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra’s (ASO) 2013-2014 season continues with concerts at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, February 28 and Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 8pm. Under the musical direction of Maestro José-Luis Novo, the ASO will perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 36, “Linz” and Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 7. The program […]

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Austrian Pianist To Perform At St. John’s College

Austrian Pianist To Perform At St. John’s College

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Austrian pianist Christopher Hinterhuber will present a concert of classical music at 7 p.m. March 18 at the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on St. John’s College campus. The program will include works of Schumann, Mendelssohn, Bach, and Beethoven. The Austrian-born musician is known throughout Europe for his concerts with numerous orchestras and recordings of Carl […]

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University Of Cairo Professor To Lecture On Dante’s Ontology At St. John’s College

University Of Cairo Professor To Lecture On Dante’s Ontology At St. John’s College

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

University of Cairo philosophy professor Graham Harman will give a lecture titled “Dante’s Ontology: What the Florentine Poet Can Teach Contemporary Philosophers” 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, February 21 at 8 p.m. Harman graduated from […]

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A Panel Discussion Of Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony

A Panel Discussion Of Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maestro José-Luis Novo, music director of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, and St. John’s College faculty members will present “Why Bruckner?” a panel discussion of Austrian composer Anton Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony at St. John’s College. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Conversation Room in Mellon Hall on […]

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