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March 2015

Keynote Presentation: Civil Rights Activist and MacArthur Award-winning Educator Robert P. Moses

Mar 30

Time: March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Venue: Ford Chapel

Dr. Robert P. Moses is a legendary civil rights activist and a MacArthur Award-winning educator. He is the president and founder of The Algebra Project Inc., a national nonprofit dedicated to improving the mathematics achievement of historically underrepresented students and communities. A MacArthur Foundation Fellow from 1982 to 1987, Robert Moses used his fellowship to develop the concept for the Algebra Project. The project promotes mathematics literacy as a tool that is as important to educational access and citizenship for…

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Exhibit: Annual Student Show

Mar 31

Time: March 31 - April 12
Venue: Art Galleries

Opening Reception and Awards: March 31, 12:30 – 2 p.m. Exhibition Dates: March 31 – April 12 All Allegheny students are encouraged to submit their creative artworks to this show. Works are carefully chosen by a guest juror, and all accepted works are displayed in the galleries. Cash awards and other prizes are given for the best works in several categories. image © Anna Shriver ’13

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April 2015

Towns Family Lecture, by John L. Esposito: “The Future of Islam and Democracy after the Arab Spring”

Apr 1

Time: April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venue: Ford Chapel

University Professor as well as Professor of Religion and International Affairs and of Islamic Studies at Georgetown University, John L. Esposito is founding director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding in the Walsh School of Foreign Service. Esposito has served as consultant to the U.S. Department of State and other agencies, European and Asian governments and corporations, universities, and the media worldwide. He has served as president of the Middle East Studies Association of North America…

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Annual Spring Dance Concert

Apr 9

Time: April 9 @ 7:00 pm - April 11 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: Montgomery Performance Space

The annual Spring Dance Concert by the Allegheny College Dance & Movement Studies Program will feature an eclectic mix of genres, including Betsy Sumerfield’s advanced Ballroom students performing four short dances that progress from Speed Dating to The Proposal, The Wedding, and ending in Celebration. Sumerfield also offers a new piece based on childhood experiences of education in the era of No Child Left Behind. Four musicians join John Hyatt to perform original music for this work, Sumerfield’s Nen Iuvenis.…

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Undergraduate Conference on Voting Rights and Democratic Participation

Apr 10

Time: April 10 - 11

This two-day national undergraduate conference on voting rights and democratic participation will bring students together with five nationally recognized scholars and activists: John Aldrich, Anne Boxberger-Flaherty, Joy James, Gabriel Sanchez, and Carol Geary Schneider. Our five keynote addresses will anchor the undergraduate conference of papers and panel sessions in which these keynote speakers will also be engaged. Information on registration and on submitting a paper or panel presentation can be found here. The conference is funded by the Bywater Fund…

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