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Lifting As We Climb: Black Educators and the Constance Clayton Experience in Philadelphia
02/25/2016
5:30 PM
7:00 PM
Lecture with Dr. Camika Royal, Associate Professor of Urban Education at Loyola University (Maryland).

This lecture will focus on the intersections of history and sociological research that focuses on the experiences of Black educators in the Philadelphia School District. There will be a focus on Constance Clayton, the first African American woman to hold the position of school superintendent in Philadelphia.

This event is open to the public.
Bonnie Lytle, dlytle1@swarthmore.edu, 610-328-8456
Bond Complex : Bond Memorial Hall
Arts & Culture, Black Cultural Center, Diversity, Lecture/Talk/ Reading/ Panel, Public Events
02/25/2016
Travels at One: Summer in January: South Africa
02/25/2016
1:00 PM
2:00 PM

Travel with Jeff Jabco, director of grounds and coordinator of horticulture, on his 3-week visit to South Africa.Visit the wine-growing region of Stellenbosch, CapeTown's famous Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden, andthe \"banana belt\" area of Durban on the IndianOcean. Then, travel inland to hike (vicariously!) inthe Drakensberg Mountains, on an elephant safariin Addo National Park, and drive across the Karoodesert. The diversity of plants that are native only tospecific regions of South Africa are what make thiscountry of such interest to botanists and gardeners!

Free and open to the public, Travels at Twelve isan informal way to share what has been seen and discovered in variousgardens and natural spaces both in the United States and abroad. Heldfrom 1 to 2 p.m. in the Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema atSwarthmore College.

scott@swarthmore.edu, (610) 328–8025
Lang Performing Arts Center : Cinema
Public Events, Scott Arboretum
Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College
The Public
02/25/2016
Performing Arts Celebration
02/24/2016
7:00 PM
10:00 PM
Spoken word, dance and song in recognition of the Black experience in America.
Bonnie Lytle, dlytle1@swarthmore.edu, 610-328-8456
Olde Club
Academic Departments & Programs, Arts & Culture, Black Cultural Center, Concert, Diversity, Gathering/Meeting, Public Events, Student Events
02/24/2016
Chamber Orchestra First Editions
02/21/2016
3:00 PM
5:00 PM
Program: 

W.A. Mozart, Symphony no. 1, K. 16

Cynthia Folio, \"Pentaprism\"
Heidi Jacob, \"Many in One\"
W.A. Mozart, Piano Concerto, K. 271

Chamber Orchestra FIRST EDITIONS mission is to focus on new commissioned works by area composers and early works by W.A. Mozart.  K. 271, for instance, has often been called Mozart's great \"break through,\" (in the words of composer George Crumb, \"Mozart's 'Eroica'\"), a work that seems suddenly more profound than anything that preceded it.  What happened between K. 16 and K. 271?  What new trends are Philadelphia's composers now pursuing?  And how do these two different themes converge and intersect?  These will be among the principal ideas behind every FIRST EDITIONS concert.  Experiments in program format, orchestra seating, audience involvement, and unannounced participation by non-classical music ensembles will all be aspects of our programs. 
Jenny Honig, jhonig1@swarthmore.edu, 6109576159
Academic Departments & Programs, Arts & Culture, Concert, Home Page Highlight, Performance, Public Events
This event is free and open to the public.
Department of Music and Dance
The Public
02/21/2016
Mezzo-Soprano Kelley Langhans Senior Recital
02/20/2016
8:00 PM
9:00 PM
Kelley Langhans, mezzo-soprano, presents a senior recital.

Program:
\"Cruda sorte\" from L'Italiana in Algeria by Rossini
\"Ich lade gern mir Gäste ein\" from Die Fledermaus by J. Strauss II
\"Venti turbini\" from Rinaldo by Handel

Selections from Schumann's Myrthen, Op. 25
Widmung
Die Lotosblume
Leis Rudern hier

Selections by Barber
The monk and his cat
O boundless, boundless evening
A green lowland of pianos

Selections by Hahn
L'Énamourée
Trois jours de vendange
Dans la nuit
Concert Manager, concertmanager@swarthmore.edu, 610-957-6159
Lang Music Building : Lang Concert Hall, Lang Music Building,
Academic Departments & Programs, Arts & Culture, Concert, Performance, Public Events
This event is free and open to the public.
Department of Music and Dance
The Public
02/20/2016
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