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September 2014

Single Voice Reading Series: Joanna Luloff and Leslie Ann Mcilroy

Sep 25

Time: September 25 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center

Joanna Luloff received her M.F.A. from Emerson College and her Ph.D. from the University of Missouri. Before graduate school, she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Sri Lanka. Her short story collection The Beach at Galle Road was a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection and was published by Algonquin Books in 2012. She is an assistant professor of English at University of Colorado, Denver. Leslie Anne Mcilroy won the 1997 Slipstream Poetry Chapbook Prize for Gravel…

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Antaeus Dance

Sep 27

Time: September 27 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: Montgomery Performance Space

Antaeus Dance, a Cleveland-based company founded by Allegheny College alumna Joan Meggitt, presents its annual fall concert, this year on the themes of addiction and mortality. In addition to dance premieres, the program will include audience favorites from the repertory. Two premieres were created for students who participated in the 2014 Allegheny Summer Dance Intensive. The Company will also offer a free master class at 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon. For reservations or more information, call the Dance and Movement Studies…

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Combat Paper Exhibit and Workshops: Words Made Flesh

Sep 29

Time: September 29 - October 4
Venue: Art Galleries

Curated by Steve Prince and Darren Lee Miller Project leaders: Alexis Hart and Steve Prince Workshops: September 29 – October 4 Opening Reception and Lectures: October 4, 5 – 7 p.m., Art Galleries Closing Reception: October 28, 12:30 – 2 p.m., Art Galleries Exhibition Dates: October 4 – 28 Hand paper-making is the language of Combat Paper. By working in communities directly affected by warfare and using the uniforms and artifacts from their experiences, a transformation occurs and our collective…

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Patti Provance: “How To Be a Feminist in the Work Force”

Sep 29

Time: September 29 @ 4:30 am - 6:30 pm
Venue: Schultz East Alcove

Patti Provance, a 1993 graduate of Allegheny College, returns to campus for an informal talk on “How To Be a Feminist in the Work Force.” The public is invited to the talk and a reception for Provance starting at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 29 in Schultz East Alcove. Provance is deputy director of the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA), which promotes and supports the production and dissemination of knowledge about women and gender through teaching, learning, research and service…

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Beth McCoy

Sep 29

Time: September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue: Campus Center 301/302

Beth McCoy will speak on “Gulf Wars and Warriors at the Post Katrina Crossroads,” an examination of the effects on urban populations in the aftermath of war and natural disaster. Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of English at the State University of New York, McCoy teaches courses on the housing crisis, African American migration narrative, and W.E.B. DuBois, to name just a few. She began her work by studying the literature of the Harlem/New Negro Renaissance and has since…

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