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Hastings College March 2011 Events
The following events take place at Hastings College during the month of March 2011. Events, dates and times may be subject to change. Please visit www.hastings.edu for the latest Hastings College news and events.
Women’s History Month Events
Hastings College will be celebrating Women’s History Month with a variety of activities. All events are free and open to the public.
Wednesday, March 2
10 a.m., French Memorial Chapel
Preacher, the Rev. Erica Harley, “The Image of God”
Erica Harley is the pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Axtell, Nebraska, after previously serving two congregations in Missouri. She currently serves on the Presbyterian Church (USA) national Advocacy Committee for Women’s Concerns as a liaison from the National Association of Presbyterian Clergywomen.
Tuesday, March 8
12 p.m., Hazelrigg Student Union room A/B
International Women’s Day: Brown Bag Lunch Panel
Four women immigrants from Cuba, Sudan, Togo and Mexico will tell their stories about immigrating to Nebraska and answer questions.
Wednesday, March 9
7 p.m., Hazelrigg Student Union room C
Dr. Karma Chávez, “Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers: Feminist Politics in the 21st Century”
This talk discusses important and unique feminist-inspired coalition building in the United States and offers some perspectives on how such coalition building may transpire in the 2nd decade of the 21st Century. Dr. Chávez (HC grad '00) is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Her work focuses on marginalized groups, coalition politics and social movements.
Monday, March 14
10 a.m., Hazelrigg Student Union room C
Beth Hartman, Sara Jane Gardner Lecture, “Conservatism Feminism: How Evita Used Politics to Reaffirm Traditional Gender Roles”
Despite the Western World's popular view of Evita as a feminist, the image of Evita as a fighter for women's rights and equality was actually orchestrated by her husband, Juan Peron. The rights and equalities the women of Argentina did acquire were always rooted in a woman's role as mother, wife and homemaker.
Monday, March 28
7:30 p.m., Perkins Auditorium of Fuhr Hall
“From the Woman’s Heart,” 5th Annual Women’s History Month Recital, SAI (Women’s Music Fraternity)
6 7:30 p.m. Student Recital: Dillon Beede, baritone, Perkins Auditorium
7 12:30 p.m. Young Men in Harmony Workshop, Perkins Auditorium
7 7 p.m. Guest Recital: Young Men in Harmony, French Memorial Chapel
11 10 a.m. Student Recital: Music Hour, Perkins Auditorium
13 5 p.m. Student Recital: Spring Vespers Choral Concert, First Presbyterian Church
14 7:30 p.m. Faculty Recital: Dan Laing, trumpet; Marc LaChance, trombone, Perkins Auditorium
27 5 p.m. Guest Recital: David Pickering, organ (co-sponsored by First Presbyterian Church Langenberg Series), First Presbyterian Church
28 7:30 p.m. Student Recital: SAI Concert-In Celebration of Women's History Month, Perkins Auditorium
29 3 p.m. Guest Lecture: April Verch, fiddler workshop (A Lied Across Nebraska Outreach Program), Perkins Auditorium
29 7:30 p.m. Guest Recital: April Verch, fiddler concert (A Lied Across Nebraska Outreach Program), Perkins Auditorium
8 p.m., Mar. 10-12 and 2 p.m., Mar. 13 – Capstones 2011: An Evening of Student Directed One-Act Plays, Scott Studio Theatre. Box Office opens Thursday, March 3. Hours are from noon to 5 p.m. on weekdays, (402) 461-7380 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Home Athletic Events
Mar. 5 Women’s Tennis vs. Fort Hays State University (Hays, KS) TBA
Mar. 5 Men’s Tennis vs. Oklahoma Wesleyan (Bartlesville, OK) TBA
Mar. 11 Baseball vs. Clarke College (Dubuque, IA) 3 p.m.
Mar. 12 Baseball vs. Clarke College (Dubuque, IA) 11 a.m.
Mar. 14 Softball vs. Bethany College (Lindsborg, KS) 4 p.m.
Mar. 16 Men’s and Women’s Tennis vs. UNK TBA
Mar. 19 Softball vs. Dakota Wesleyan (Mitchell, SD) 1 p.m.
Mar. 19 Baseball vs. Dakota State (Madison, SD) 3 p.m.
Mar. 20 Baseball vs. Dakota State (Madison, SD) 11 a.m.
Mar. 26 Baseball vs. Morningside College (Sioux City, IA) 2 p.m.
Mar. 27 Baseball vs. Briar Cliff University (Sioux City, IA) 1 p.m.
8:30 p.m., Mar. 12 and 26, sky viewing at Sachtleben Observatory, 4725 S. Wabash Ave. Call StarLine at (402) 461-7378 for more information.
Mar. 19-27 – Spring Break
For the most up-to-date information on Hastings College events and activities, visit www.hastings.edu.
Hastings College, founded in 1882, is a private, four-year liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). A total of 64 majors in 32 areas of study and 12 pre-professional programs are offered to more than 1,150 students. Hastings College was named among “America’s Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report, a “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review, and a “Best Buy in College Education” by Barron’s. Visit www.hastings.edu for more information.
Events and dates may be subject to change. For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact Amber Medina at (402) 461-7757 or email@example.com.