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February 2017

The Mystical Arts of Tibet: Mandala Sand Painting

Feb 28

Time: February 28 @ 12:15 pm - March 4 @ 1:30 pm
Venue: Art Galleries

Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will construct a mandala sand painting at the art galleries of Allegheny College as part of the college’s Year of Mindfulness. The lamas will construct the mandala from Wednesday, March 1, through Friday, March 3, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. daily, and on Saturday, March 4, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. The public is invited to observe the lamas while they create the mandala; admission to the exhibition is free. The mandala sand painting will begin with a…

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‘Ethics and Healthcare: Towards Global Ethics’ (Lehman Medical Ethics Lecture)

Feb 28

Time: February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Venue: Quigley Hall Auditorium

Dr. Henk ten Have will present the 12th Annual Lehman Medical Ethics Lecture at Allegheny College at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, in Quigley Hall auditorium. The lecture — titled “Ethics and Healthcare: Towards Global Ethics” — is free and open to the public. Since July 2010, ten Have has served as director of the Center for Healthcare Ethics at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Prior to that, he was director of the Division of Ethics of Science and Technology…

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March 2017

Here/Now Exhibitions

Mar 6

Time: March 6 @ 8:00 am - March 12 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Art Galleries

Allegheny College’s Art Department will present the Here/Now Exhibitions, exhibitions created by students and professors, during the week of March 6. Various exhibitions and projects are scheduled throughout the week, with a final reception and celebration on Sunday, March 12, from noon to 1 p.m. The exhibits, showcased in the Bowman-Penelec-Meaghan Art Galleries in the Doane Hall of Art, are free and open to the public. As part of the Allegheny’s ongoing Year of Mindfulness, the exhibitions will use creative…

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Mattiace to Discuss Mexican Drug Cartels, Violence

Mar 8

Time: March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue: Campus Center 301/302

Shannan Mattiace will explore “Indigenous Resistance to Drug Violence in Mexico,” as part of the Karl Weiss Faculty Lecture Series. The talk will be held on Wednesday, March 8, at 7 p.m. in Room 301/302 of the Henderson Campus Center. It is free and open to the public. Mattiace is the chair of the Political Science Department at Allegheny, with a focus on Latin America. She is currently working with Guillermo Trejo, an associate professor of Political Science at the…

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Poet Jane Hirshfield (Single Voice Reading Series)

Mar 9

Time: March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue: Ford Chapel

Poet and prose writer Jane Hirshfield will visit the campus of Allegheny College for two events on Thursday, March 9.  She will speak and answer questions on the subject of “Poetry and Mindfulness” at 12:30 p.m. in Odd Fellows 105C, and at 7 p.m. she will read from her work as part of Allegheny College’s Single Voice Reading Series in Ford Memorial Chapel. Both events are free and open to the public. The Single Voice Reading Series will continue with…

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