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Nature's Narratives: What a Plant Knows
02/10/2016
5:30 PM
6:30 PM

Join fellow garden enthusiasts and book lovers as they discuss books about plants, nature, and the environment. “Nature’s Narratives”is a book discussion group sponsored by the Scott Arboretum wherereaders come together to discuss a book once a month and share in thereading experience.

What a Plant Knows by Daniel Chamovitz is a rare inside look atwhat life is really like for the grass we walkon, the flowers we sniff, and the trees weclimb.

The discussions are free and open to the public.Participants will need to read each month’s selection prior to thediscussion. Refreshments and coffee will be provided. RSVP online orcall 610-328-8025.

Books will not be supplied, but one copy of each is available in the Scott Horticultural Library for check-out and members of the Scott Arboretum enjoy lending priviledges. Call to register 610-328-8025. Limited to 12.

scott@swarthmore.edu, (610) 328–8025
Scott Arboretum : Scott Arboretum Offices
Public Events, Scott Arboretum
Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College
The Public
02/10/2016
Redefining Revolution and Nonviolence: Re-imagining Solidarity Across Race
02/10/2016
7:00 PM
8:30 PM
As part of Swarthmore College's Black History Month activities, Matt Meyer, organizer, author and editor of We Have Not Been Moved: Resisting Racism and Militarism (PM Press) will discuss revolutionary nonviolence, privilege, solidarity, and alliance building in higher education.

A native New York City-based educator, activist, and author, Matt Meyer is coordinator of the War Resisters International Africa Support Network, and a United Nations/ECOSOC representative of the International Peace Research Association. The founding Chair of the Peace and Justice Studies Association and former Chair of the Consortium on Peace Research, Education and Development (COPRED), Meyer has long worked to bring together academics and activists for lasting social change.

For more information about the event, visit http://bit.ly/meyerblog
Anna Everetts, aeveret1@swarthmore.edu, (610) 328-7750
Kohlberg : Kohlberg, Scheuer Room
Academic Departments & Programs, Black Cultural Center, Home Page Highlight, Intercultural Center, Lang Center, Lecture/Talk/ Reading/ Panel, Library, President's Office, Public Events, Student Events
Peace and Conflict Studies, Black Studies, Educational Studies, History, Sociology and Anthropology, President's Office, Intercultural Center, Black Cultural Center
The Public
02/10/2016
Travels at One: A Walk in the Crum Woods
02/11/2016
1:00 PM
2:00 PM

The Crum Woods, the beloved and sometimesmysterious 200-acre forest comprising half ofSwarthmore College campus, has an interestinghistory and is a haven for biodiversity. Crum Woodsis home to a dazzling array of wildlife, includingover 200 native and over 100 introduced plantspecies. Join Mike Rolli, crum woods restoration assistant, on a winter stroll to hear loststories from the Crum, meet some lesser-knownnative plants, delight in the ephemeral beauty ofmushrooms, and more.

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, Sustainability
Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College
The Public
02/11/2016
Lift Every Voice: A Celebration of Gospel Music
02/12/2016
7:00 PM
10:00 PM
A performance featuring the Swarthmore Gospel Choir, the Northern Delaware Chapter of the Gospel Music Workshops of America Choir, Accord and the West Philadelphia Youth and Young Adult Gospel Choir.
Bonnie Lytle, dlytle1@swarthmore.edu, 610-328-8456
Lang Performing Arts Center : LPAC Pearson-Hall Theatre
Academic Departments & Programs, Arts & Culture, Black Cultural Center, Concert, Diversity, Home Page Highlight, Public Events
02/12/2016
Swarthmore Discussion Group Dinner and Talk
02/17/2016
5:30 PM
9:00 PM
Ending extreme povertyStephen O'Connell, Gil and Frank Mustin Professor of Economics,Swarthmore Collegehttps://swatdiscussiongroup.wordpress.com/
Mary Carr, mcarr1@swarthmore.edu, 610-957-6132
Bond Complex : Bond Memorial Hall
Public Events
The Public
02/17/2016
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