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November 2016

Harper to Speak About Diversity (IDEAS Lecture Series)

Nov 3

Time: November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue: Quigley Hall Auditorium

JoAnna Harper will speak about diversity as part of Allegheny’s ongoing IDEAS Lecture Series on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Quigley Hall. The event, hosted by the college’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access & Social Justice (IDEAS) Center, is free and open to the public. Harper is a teacher with a focus on Buddhism and Vipassana meditation. She teaches adult and teen weeklong silent retreats, daylong and weekly classes, and works with both at-risk and non-at…

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Yuval Ron Ensemble public performance: “The Mystical Music of the Middle East”

Nov 5

Time: November 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venue: Shafer Auditorium

Formed in 1999, The Yuval Ron Ensemble endeavors to alleviate national, racial, religious and cultural divides by uniting the music and dance of the people of the Middle East into a unique mystical, spiritual and inspiring musical celebration. The ensemble includes Jewish, Christian and Muslim artists who have been actively involved in creating musical bridges between people of various faiths and ethnic groups worldwide. This program, the Mystical Music of the Middle East, features songs of Sufi origin from Turkey,…

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February 20172017

Afaa Michael Weaver, poet (Single Voice Series)

Feb 2

Time: February 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue: Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center

Afaa Michael Weaver’s fourteen collections of poetry include My Father’s Geography, Timber and Prayer, Multitudes, and the three books that make up The Plum Flower Trilogy. Weaver has received numerous fellowships and awards, including a National Endowment of the Arts Literature Fellowship, a Pew Fellowship, a 2002 Fulbright Scholar appointment to Taiwan, and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. He teaches in Drew University’s MFA Program.

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