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LYCEUM FALL 2013

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Emory & Henry College

Lyceum Program Note to E&H students

You are admitted free to all events (with the exception of Barter Theatre plays, for which your ticket price is discounted). However, for certain events reserved seating may be required. See note below under Advanced Reserved Seating. You must present your E&H ID both before and after each oncampus event for which you want Lyceum credit. When attending eligible Arts Array films at the Cinemall or plays at the Barter Theatre, retain your ticket stub and present it promptly at the CSA office for credit. Each event listed in this booklet carries one Lyceum credit unless otherwise noted in the event description. Please refer to the Lyceum policy described on the inside back cover.

More questions about Lyceum credit? Call the Centralized Student Assistance Office, 276.944.6105.

Note to E&H employees

You are admitted free to all college events. However, for certain events reserved seating may be required. See note below under Advanced Reserved Seating. Even if reserved seating is not required, you must show your college activity pass at the door for free admission to those events marked with an asterisk* (the events requiring an admission fee from the public).

Questions about the events requiring your activity pass? Call the Office of the Arts Coordinator, 276.944.6846 or 6866.

Note to members of the public

All Lyceum events are open to the broader community. Those marked with an asterisk on the table of contents on the next page require an admission fee or advanced reserved seating. If there are questions about handicapped accessibility, call 276.944.6810.

Advanced reserved seating

Advanced reserved seating: Tim Miller, Sept. 4; Concert: Conor Angell & Sharon Johnson, Sept. 7; Concert: Liz Frazer & Lisa Withers, Oct. 10; E&H Theatre Dept. Performance: “Tally’s Folly,” Oct. 10-13; E&H Theatre Dept. Performance: “Into the Woods,” Nov. 21-24; Concert: Christmas at Emory; Dec. 8. Tickets are available at the Emory Train Depot two weeks prior to the performance, from noon to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and at Van Dyke Center one week prior to each performance from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. daily.

Cover: Morgan Craig, Nothing but Driftwood, Caught in a Riptide, 72” x 54” Oil on Linen 2012

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Lyceum Events, Fall 2013 AUGUST *16-Sept. 7 28

BARTER THEATRE “Good Ol’ Girls” .................................................................................. 2 CONVOCATION Academic Convocation....................................................................... 2

SEPTEMBER *3-Oct.6 BARTER THEATRE “Thicker Than Water”........................................................................... 2 *4 PERFORMANCE Tim Miller, performance artist.............................................................. 2 *7 CONCERT Conor Angell, baritone and Sharon Johnson, piano............................ 2 9 ARTALK Dawn Gettler, installation artist............................................................ 2 10 PANEL DISCUSSION Perspectives on Gender, E&H faculty and students........................... 3 *10-Nov.16 BARTER THEATRE “The Ghost in the Meadow”................................................................. 3 12 LECTURE Campell’s Soup, Frosted Flakes and Sex, Linda Hancock................. 3 *14-Nov.17 BARTER THEATRE “Kiss Me Kate”..................................................................................... 3 16 LECTURE The Bilingual Acquisition of Spanish, Alejandro Cuza......................... 3 *16-17 FILM Arts Array Series, “The Sapphires”..................................................... 3 17 LECTURE From Emory to a Career in the World, Monica Jacobe....................... 3 18 PRESENTATION What Will You Build?, Pete Stigers and Jordan Remy........................ 4 19 PANEL DISCUSSION Habitat for Humanity Experiences, E&H community........................... 4 24 PANEL DISCUSSION Emory Abroad, E&H students............................................................. 4 26 CONCERT Music from Holston to Liffey, Celtibillies.............................................. 4 *26-Nov.16 BARTER THEATRE “Dial ‘M’ for Murder”............................................................................. 4 30 ARTALK Valerie Zimany, ceramist..................................................................... 4 30 WORKSHOP Got Grit? Becoming Mentally Tough, Jeremy Edwards....................... 4 OCtober 1 LECTURE Mathematics and Music: Two Disciplines, David Wright..................... 5 2 DISCUSSION Fireside Discussion: Understanding Mormons, Jeffery Bauserman.... 5 2 LECTURE My Career with the U.S. Dept. of State, Julie Ruterbories.................. 5 3-4 ANNUAL LITERARY FESTIVAL Richard Hague, poet & teacher........................................................... 5 *7-8 FILM Arts Array Series, “We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks”.......... 5 *8-Nov. 16 BARTER THEATRE “A Visit from Scarface” ........................................................................ 5 *10 CONCERT Liz Frazer, soprano and Lisa Withers, piano....................................... 5 *10-13 THEATRE PERFORMANCE “Talley’s Folly,” E&H Theatre Department........................................... 6 *21-22 FILM Arts Array Series, “Blackfish”.............................................................. 6 30 PLATT LECTURE The Future of our Food Systems, Gary Paul Nabhan......................... 6 November *7 CONCERT Brethren, men’s vocal ensemble......................................................... 6 11 ARTALK Morgan Craig, painter.......................................................................... 6 *11-12 FILM Arts Array Series “Much Ado About Nothing”...................................... 7 *21-24 THEATRE PERFORMANCE “Into the Woods,” E&H Theatre Department....................................... 7 *22-Dec. 22 BARTER THEATRE “A Christmas Story”............................................................................. 7 *26-Dec.22 BARTER THEATRE “Another Night Before Christmas”....................................................... 7 DECEMBER *8

CONCERT Christmas at Emory, E&H Music Department..................................... 7

Arts Array Program & Barter Theatre Program................................................................................................. 8 Lyceum Program.................................................................................................................. Inside Front Cover Lyceum Requirement............................................................................................................Inside Back Cover .*Reservations and/or admission fee are required. See inside front cover.

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of content in federally funded arts. He has performed throughout North America, Australia and Europe and taught at the University of California at Los Angeles, New York University, the School of Theology at Claremont and at universities all over the United States. This event contains adult language and content. Free of charge to E&H students, faculty and staff, but a ticket guarantees admission. See inside front cover for details.

*Barter Theatre Performance “Good Ol’ Girls”

August 16 – September 7 Main Stage, Barter Theatre, Abingdon, Virginia Don’t miss this catchy musical about strong Southern women inspired by the stories of two best-selling Southern writers, and quilted together with the music of chart-topping country pop songwriters. It’s a toe-tapping, life-affirming show for women (and men) of all ages.

*Concert Conor Angell, baritone Sharon Johnson, piano

Saturday, September 7, 7:30 pm Memorial Chapel

Convocation Academic Convocation

Wednesday, August 28, 7 pm South Lawn, Memorial Chapel Rain location: King Center Gymnasium

In this concert Drs. Conor Angell and Sharon Johnson collaborate to present Franz Schubert’s final musical achievement, the 14-song composition Schwanengesang. Translated as “Swan Song,” this work suggests the myth that swans sing their only song just before dying, and its sound is heartbreakingly beautiful. In addition, they perform a lighthearted set of cabaret songs in English, featuring colorful characters and witty lyrics by contemporary American composer William Bolcom. Angell holds a doctorate degree in voice from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and teaches voice and directs the lyric theatre at Houghton College. Johnson holds degrees from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in piano performance and a Doctorate of Musical Arts in collaborative piano from the University of Minnesota. She is assistant professor of piano and collaborative piano at Houghton College. Free of charge to E&H students, faculty and staff, but a ticket guarantees admission. See inside front cover for details.

The academic convocation is held each fall to convene students and faculty at the beginning of the academic year in a spirit of hope and inspiration.

September *Barter Theatre Performance “Thicker Than Water”

September 3 – October 6 Stage II, Barter Theatre, Abingdon, Virginia One of the most talked-about shows from Barter’s 2012 Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights. So compelling, so powerful, you will want to discuss this show for weeks following. Using the real words from court transcripts, police interviews, and media coverage of the Andrea Yates trial, the show weaves a story of America in search of answers for an action not so easily explained. What is it in human nature that allows such a horrific thing to occur in the first place? Join us for four “Barter 360° Panel” discussions immediately before and after the shows, September 3, 5, 6 and 7, as we delve into the themes of the play. Subject matter not recommended for ages 17 and under. Contains mature themes.

Artalk you just have to show up…practice, process, and work Dawn Gettler, installation artist

Monday, September 9, 7:30 pm Van Dyke Center, Board of Visitors Lounge

*Performance

Tim Miller, performance artist

Wednesday, September 4, 7:30 pm Wiley Hall Auditorium Tim Miller is an internationally acclaimed performance artist whose work explores his identity as a gay man through touching and often humorous accounts of his own experiences. Miller addresses various issues and inequities faced by the queer community. Miller is one of the so-called “NEA 4” who successfully sued the federal government in the 1990s over issues

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Dawn Gettler’s poetic, ephemeral installations are subtle and gorgeous. Her work will be site-specific and consist of materials such as wood and paper. Her aesthetic concept is both minimalistic and thought provoking. The particular work she installs in The 1912 Gallery, titled unrequited, is tactile. You can touch the work if you can reach it. Gettler is deeply conceptual, yet her work is accessible and easy to relate to. She creates an environment of beauty and contemplation. The Artalk is in conjunction with Gettler’s exhibition in The 1912 Gallery, Aug. 6-Sept. 21. The 1912 Gallery opens prior to the Artalk at 6:30 pm and following for a reception with the artist.

Panel Discussion Perspectives on Gender E&H Faculty and Students

Relive the classic 1948 musical, with its stunning choreography and perfect Cole Porter tunes, full of laughter, wit and romance.

Tuesday, September 10, 4:30 pm Van Dyke Center, Board of Visitors Lounge

Lecture The Bilingual Acquisition of Spanish as a Minority Language During Early Childhood: From Theory to Practice Alejandro Cuza

The Women’s Studies Program at Emory & Henry presents a panel discussion on interdisciplinary issues related to gender and women’s studies. The panel is moderated by Dr. Alise Coen, director of Women’s Studies, and audience members are invited to participate in a Q&A session with the presenters. Panelists include Dr. Linda Dobkins, associate professor of economics; Dr. Shelley Koch, assistant professor of sociology; Dr. Julia Wilson, associate professor of sociology; Dr. Tracy Lauder, associate professor of mass communications; Ms. Sydney England, E&H Class of 2014; and Ms. Lindsay Johnson, E&H Class of 2015.

Monday, September 16, 7:30 pm Van Dyke Center, Board of Visitors Lounge

Dr. Alejandro Cuza discusses a weekly afterschool project held at Purdue University called Aprendiendo a leer or Learning How to Read. Fourteen of the university’s students helped 55 Spanish-speaking children in Indiana learn to spell and read their native language, promoting the importance of preserving the mother tongue of new generations of Hispanics in the United States.

*Barter Theatre Performance

“The Ghost in the Meadow”

*Film

September 10 – November 16 Stage II, Barter Theatre, Abingdon, Virginia

Arts Array Series “The Sapphires”

When two sisters relocate from Manhattan to an old farmhouse in upstate New York, they begin to suspect that they may not be alone in the house. With the help of their friend Julian and an experienced psychic, they discover that their dream home has an evil history dating back to the Civil War.

Monday & Tuesday, September 16 & 17 The Cinemall, Abingdon, Virginia An inspirational tale set in the late ’60s about a quartet of singers from a remote Aboriginal mission, discovered and guided by a soul-loving manager. Plucked from obscurity, the spirited women with powerhouse voices are given the opportunity to entertain American troops in Vietnam. “The Sapphires” is an adaptation of the hugely successful Australian stage musical of the same name, and is inspired by the remarkable true story of writer Tony Briggs’ mother and three aunts.

Lecture Campbell’s Soup, Frosted Flakes and Sex Linda Hancock Thursday, September 12, 7:30 pm Wiley Hall Auditorium

Lecture From Emory to a Career in the World— Using That Liberal Arts Degree Monica Jacobe

Linda Hancock discusses pregnancy (yes it’s still a problem), the three most prevalent sexually transmitted infections in young adults, sexual assault issues and campus norms, and substance use. Basic alcohol and drug education is included because alcohol is so closely tied to sexual decision making.

Tuesday, September 17, 7:30 pm Byars Hall, Room 204

After receiving a B.A. from Emory & Henry in 2001, an M.F.A. from American University in 2004 and a Ph.D. from Catholic University in 2010, Dr. Monica Jacobe has enjoyed a varied career as writer and researcher both in academia and with nonprofit organizations. She discusses her experiences, opportunities for world travel, and strategies for how students with liberal arts degrees can find meaningful and rewarding work.

*Barter Theatre Performance “Kiss Me Kate”

September 14 – November 17 Main Stage, Barter Theatre, Abingdon, Virginia Fred and Lilli are a divorced couple who can’t live with each other and can’t live without each other in this hilarious musical romp. Fred is directing and producing a new musical version of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew”—if he can convince his leading lady, Lilli, to cooperate.

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Presentation What Will You Build? Habitat for Humanity International Pete Stigers and Jordan Remy

repertoire of Celtic music, and the result is— Celtibillies. Join the campus community for an outdoor evening concert celebrating International Week, Appalachian music, our Celtic roots, and the E&H Semester Abroad Program in Dublin.

Wednesday, September 18, 7:30 pm Van Dyke Center, Board of Visitors Lounge

*Barter Theatre Performance “Dial ‘M’ for Murder”

Pete Stigers, Washington County Habitat for Humanity, Jordan Remy, Washington County Habitat board member and student at Emory & Henry, and a local homeowner speak on the importance of Habitat for Humanity and the work it does to transform communities worldwide. Washington County Habitat for Humanity is a locally run affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing organization. Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with people in need to build and renovate decent, affordable housing.

September 26 – November 16 Main Stage, Barter Theatre, Abingdon, Virginia In this classic thriller, washed up tennis pro Tony Wendice thinks he has hatched the perfect plan to get rid of his wealthy wife Margot. But when the murder is botched, the story takes an unexpected turn, as Tony tries to outmaneuver the police and Margot’s suspicious lover.

Artalk Valerie Zimany, ceramist

Panel Habitat for Humanity Experiences at Home and Abroad E&H Students, Faculty and Staff

Monday, September 30, 7:30 pm Van Dyke Center, Board of Visitors Lounge Valerie Zimany’s ceramic pieces are lush and organic, with references to nature. She uses slip casting, hand building, press molding and throwing techniques to create complex structures of unusual beauty. Her work is sculptural and visceral. Zimany received her M.F.A. degree from Kanazawa College of Art as a Japanese Government Scholar in 2002, and her work reflects the influence of traditional Kutani polychrome porcelains. She is a multiple Fulbright Scholar whose research interests include ceramics and sculpture, as well as Asian art history, specifically Japanese ceramics and visual culture. The Artalk is in conjunction with Zimany’s exhibition in The 1912 Gallery, Sept. 30 through Nov. 2, except Oct. 23-28. The 1912 Gallery opens at 6:30 pm prior to the Artalk and following for a reception with the artist.

Thursday, September 19, 7:30 pm Van Dyke Center, Board of Visitors Lounge Students, faculty and staff from Spring 2013 International Perspectives on Student Leadership class and Habitat Collegiate Challenge trip to Macon Area Habitat in Georgia discuss their experiences.

Panel Emory Abroad: Students Share the Joys, Challenges and Benefits of International Education E&H Students

Tuesday, September 24, 7:30 pm Van Dyke Center, Board of Visitors Lounge

Workshop Got Grit? Becoming Mentally Tough Jeremy Edwards

E&H students involved in the Emory Abroad program share the joys, challenges, and personal and academic benefits that come from spending time abroad. After presenting on a variety of experiences, including short-term travel with E&H courses, semesters abroad, and summer volunteer work, students and the director of international education answer questions about learning, serving and living in a foreign country.

Monday, September 30, 8:30 pm Wiley Hall Auditorium

This 90-minute research-based workshop provides students with specific tools that will enhance their ability to overcome mistakes, cope with stress and deal with frustration. Units focus on the circle of control, visualization, the mistake ritual, and pre-performance routine. The primary focus of the presentation is on athletics, but tools will also be presented that are beneficial to all students.

Concert Music from Holston to Liffey­—A Celebration with the Celtibillies Thursday, September 26, 7:30 pm Chapel Lawn (tents in case of rain)

Take four musicians steeped in their native Appalachian music, add in the beautiful 6

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the Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative. Hague was recently awarded the Weatherford Award for excellence in Appalachian literature. The 32nd Literary Festival includes a reading by Hague, three papers about his work, and a public interview with him.

Lecture Mathematics and Music, Two Disciplines in Perfect Harmony David Wright

*Film Arts Array Series “We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks”

Tuesday, October 1, 7:30 pm Van Dyke Center, Board of Visitors Lounge Dr. David Wright of Washington University in St. Louis explores the ideas which are fundamental to music through the lens of mathematics, presenting an accessible view into two disciplines that are rarely mixed.

Monday & Tuesday, October 7 & 8 The Cinemall, Abingdon, Virginia Renowned documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) takes the reins for this no-holds-barred look at one of the most unusual occurrences of early 21st- century media. In 2006, an Iceland-based outfit called The Sunshine Press launched the provocative website WikiLeaks.org. Created by Australian Internet activist Julian Assange, the site’s mandate involved regularly publishing topsecret documents and covert information. Those published documents often regarded confidential and classified military operations.

Discussion Fireside Discussion: Understanding Mormons Jeffery Bauserman

Wednesday, October 2, 4:30 pm McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 102 Jeffery Bauserman discusses the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, its doctrinal beliefs, programs, and some of the wellknown members who have made contributions to the world. This event is presented in an effort to increase religious tolerance within the community.

*Barter Theatre Performance “A Visit from Scarface”

October 8 – November 16 Stage II, Barter Theatre, Abingdon, Virginia

Lecture My Career with the U.S. Department of State…and Yours Julie Ruterbories

From the comedic duo who brought us Dracula Bites, Elvis Has Left the Building and Don’t Cry for Me, Margaret Mitchell! It’s 1930 and successful screenwriter Ben Hecht is in a pickle. He’s just written a script for the movie “Scarface,” inspired by real-life gangster Al Capone. It’s guaranteed to be a hit, if Capone’s hit men don’t get him first! The jokes fly fast and thick in this hilarious new comedy, as Hecht tries to duck gangsters on one hand and the Hollywood censors on the other.

Wednesday, October 2, 7:30 pm Van Dyke Center, Board of Visitors Lounge

Julie A. Ruterbories is a senior foreign service officer with 21 years of experience in Europe, Central Asia, the Caucasus and Washington, D.C. During these tours she advanced foreign policy interests across a broad range of issues, including democratization and human rights, trade and investment, and immigration. Ruterbories shares her personal experience working for the U.S. Department of State and highlights similar opportunities for E&H graduates.

*Concert Liz Frazer, soprano Lisa Withers, piano

Thursday, October 10, 7:30 pm Memorial Chapel

32nd Annual Literary Festival Richard Hague, poet & teacher

Drs. Liz Frazer and Lisa Withers, who met when Frazer served on the faculty of Emory & Henry College, have in common their passion for chamber music and art song. The two perform art songs written by contemporary composers including William Bolcom, Gabriel Kahane and Libby Larsen. Frazer, an active recitalist, soloist, and master class technician, was featured in Holterfest 2012, a chamber music series in northern Italy. She has performed many operatic roles, including Lia in Debussy’s L’enfant prodigue, Abigail in Robert Ward’s The Crucible,

Thursday, October 3, 2:30, 3:30, 7:30 pm Friday, October 4, 2:30, 3:30 pm Van Dyke Center, Board of Visitors Lounge Richard Hague of Steubenville, Ohio, is the author of several books in multiple genres, including Alive in Hard Country (2003), Learning How: Stories, Yarns, & Tales (2011), Public Hearings (2009), and The Time It Takes Light (2004), among others. He is an active member of 7

Blanche de la Force in Poulenc’s Dialogue of the Carmelites, Elisa in Mozart’s Il re pastore, and Iolanthe in Tchaikovsky’s Iolanthe. She was hailed in a review by Classical Voice of North Carolina for singing “with great power and emotional depth…easily soaring over the orchestra.” Withers is associate professor of piano and music and has served Emory & Henry as chair of the division of visual and performing arts and the department of music. She is also an active performer, lecturer, collaborator and teacher, and has presented recitals, masterclasses and workshops through the Eastern, Southern and Midwestern U.S. Free of charge to E&H students, faculty and staff, but a ticket guarantees admission. See inside front cover for details.

Platt Lecture Agroecology, Ethnobotany and the Future of Our Food Systems Gary Paul Nabhan Wednesday, October 30, 7:30 pm Wiley Hall Auditorium

Gary Nabhan, Ph.D., is an ethnobiologist, agroecologist, conservation biologist and cultural geographer. He is author or editor of 26 books translated into six languages, a number of which have won awards. In addition to his research, teaching and community service on sustainable food systems, Nabhan farms during the summer in Patagonia, Ariz. Nabhan is an expert on the political ecology of food, conservation ranching and ecosystem services, traditional ecological knowledge, sustainable food systems, and science writing.

*Theatre Performance

“Talley’s Folly” by Lanford Wilson E&H Theatre Department

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Thursday-Saturday, October 10-12, 7:30 pm Sunday, October 13, 3 pm Studio Theatre

*Concert

Brethren, Men’s Vocal Ensemble Thursday, November 7, 7:30 pm Memorial Chapel

This Pulitzer Prize-winning play from 1980 was recently described by the New York Times as “a valentine to two lost souls finding each other.” In a single night, Matt Friedman and Sally Talley, a pair of unlikely lovers, hash out their feelings for each other. Despite their enormous differences, they discover how the pain from their pasts makes them perfect for each other. Directed by Andrew Blasenak with production design by Daniel L. Wheeler. Free of charge to E&H students, faculty and staff, but a ticket guarantees admission. See inside front cover for details.

The repertoire of the male vocal group, Brethren, is as eclectic as the 30 members from 19 states, including all mainstream genres of choral music—from Renaissance polyphony to traditional hymnody and spirituals to patriotic and Southern gospel. This professional Christian ensemble, which now includes Emory & Henry’s director of vocal studies, Dr. Robert Matthews, sings doo-wop to chamber music. Based in Washington, D.C., their audiences have been on “the hill” there, as well as through many of the Southern and Eastern United States. Their fifth recording was released in conjunction with their appearance at the national convention of the American Choral Directors Association. Prayers and Praises is a compilation of some of the best choral writings penned for men’s chorus in the last 100 years. Free of charge to E&H students, faculty and staff, but a ticket guarantees admission. See inside front cover for details.

*Film Arts Array Series “Blackfish”

Monday & Tuesday, October 21 & 22 The Cinemall, Abingdon, Virginia Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top killer whale trainer. This film shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping such intelligent and sentient creatures in captivity. Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite (producer and writer of Animal Nightmares, producer of Intimate Colors) uses shocking footage and emotional interviews to present a convincing case against keeping these wild animals for human entertainment.

Artalk Morgan Craig, painter

Monday, November 11, 7:30 pm Van Dyke Center, Board of Visitors Lounge Morgan Craig is a painter based in Philadelphia, Pa. His figurative paintings of industrial sites are gritty, haunting and lush, and show the human handprint, architecture and machinery in decay. Morgan’s body of work demonstrates how identity is influenced by the types of architectural edifices present in a given

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landscape. He believes that these buildings act as both repositories and vehicles for memory. Craig has traveled extensively in Australia, Bulgaria, Ireland, Norway, Finland, Slovenia and the Czech Republic, researching the built environment. His M.F.A. is from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pa. The Artalk is in conjunction with Craig’s exhibition in The 1912 Gallery, Nov. 12 through Dec. 13, except Nov. 27 through Dec. 2. The 1912 Gallery opens at 6:30 pm prior to the Artalk and following for a reception with the artist.

*Barter Theatre Performance

“A Christmas Story”

November 22 – December 22 Main Stage, Barter Theatre, Abingdon, Virginia One of the best-attended plays in Barter’s 80year history is back on stage this Christmas. All Ralphie wants for Christmas is a genuine Red Ryder BB gun, but all of the adults in his life say, “You’ll shoot your eye out!” This wellloved Christmas movie tradition comes to life on Barter’s stage, featuring all your favorite scenes: the school bully, the bunny suit, the triple-dogdare tongue on the flagpole and the iconic leg lamp. Don’t miss this laugh-filled Christmas comedy—perfect for the whole family!

*Film Arts Array Series “Much Ado About Nothing”

Monday & Tuesday, November 11 & 12 The Cinemall, Abingdon, Virginia

*Barter Theatre Performance

“Another Night Before Christmas”

Shakespeare’s classic comedy is taken for a new, modern-day turn in this film by Joss Whedon (“The Avengers”). Shot in only twelve days (and using Shakespeare’s original text), the story of sparring lovers Beatrice and Benedick offers a dark, sexy, and sometimes absurd view of the intricate game that is love. Starring Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Nathan Fillion, Clark Gregg, and Fran Kranz, called “one of the best films of the year” by the Chicago Sun-Times.

November 26 – December 22 Stage II, Barter Theatre, Abingdon, Virginia ’Twas the night before Christmas…and there’s a burglar in the house! Or is it someone more familiar—someone with a twinkling eye, perhaps? A cynical social worker is about to have her humbug attitude turned upside down in this truly endearing and hysterical musical comedy. A modern-day Christmas comedy to make you laugh ’til you jiggle like a bowlful of jelly.

*Theatre Performance

December

“Into the Woods” Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Book by James Lapine E&H Theatre Department

*Concert

Christmas at Emory E&H Music Department

Thursday-Saturday, November 21-23, 7:30 pm Sunday, November 24, 3 pm Studio Theatre

Sunday, December 8, 7:30 pm Memorial Chapel

This much beloved Sondheim musical follows the baker and his wife as they try to reverse a curse placed on them by the neighboring witch that has left them childless. Along the way they meet Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk), Cinderella and Rapunzel. This decidedly adult and complex re-examination of our classic fairy tales will leave you questioning the nature of happily-ever-after. Directed by Kelly J. G. Bremner with music direction by Christine Young Gerber and production design by Daniel L. Wheeler. Free of charge to E&H students, faculty and staff, but a ticket guarantees admission. See inside front cover for details.

Presented annually, Christmas at Emory is a gift from the Emory & Henry College music department to the community. All vocal and instrumental ensembles present selections representing sounds of the season in the glow of candlelight in Emory & Henry’s beautiful Memorial Chapel, decked for the season. Free of charge to E&H students, faculty and staff, but a ticket guarantees admission. See inside front cover for details.

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Arts Array Film Program Emory & Henry College, Virginia Highlands Community College, King University, the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, and the Abingdon Cinemall sponsor art and foreign films, shown at the Cinemall Mondays and Tuesdays at 4 pm and 7:30 pm. The films are free of charge with ID to students and employees of sponsoring institutions. Four of these films have been selected as Lyceum events, as noted in the respective descriptions in this booklet. In the listing below, those that are Lyceum-eligible are in bold. “No Place on Earth” September 2 & 3

“Blackfish” October 21 & 22

“In the House” September 9 & 10

“The Conjuring” October 28 & 29

“The Sapphires” September 16 & 17

“A Hijacking” November 4 & 5

“Mud” September 23 & 24

“Much Ado About Nothing” November 11 & 12

“The Great Gatsby” September 30 & October 1

“The Hunt” November 18 & 19

“We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks” October 7 & 8

“Unfinished Song” November 25 & 26

“Shadow Dancer” October 14 & 15 When attending an eligible Arts Array film at the Cinemall, retain your ticket stub and present it promptly at the CSA office for Lyceum credit. No more than two Lyceum-credit events in any semester may be films.

Barter Theatre Program Emory & Henry College has an arrangement with the Barter Theatre in Abingdon whereby students may attend the following Main Stage and Stage II plays for a discounted price of $16, upon showing the E&H student ID. These plays carry Lyceum credit, and descriptions are found in the body of the booklet. “Good Ol’ Girls” August 16 – September 7

“Dial ‘M’ for Murder” September 26 – November 16

“Thicker Than Water” September 3 – October 6

“A Visit from Scarface” October 8 – November 16

“The Ghost in the Meadow” September 10 – November 16

“A Christmas Story” November 22 – December 22

“Kiss Me Kate” September 14 – November 17

“Another Night Before Christmas” November 26 – December 22

When attending a play at the Barter Theatre for Lyceum credit, you must arrive 15 minutes before show time. Retain your ticket stub and present it promptly at the CSA office for Lyceum credit. No more than two Lyceum-credit events in any semester may be Barter plays.

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Lyceum Requirements The Lyceum Program is an Emory & Henry College academic requirement for graduation. Accordingly, you should view Lyceum events much as you would a class obligation.

Appropriate Behavior You must behave respectfully during any Lyceum you attend. You are expected to be seated no less than five minutes before an event is scheduled to begin. Avoid extremely casual attire when attending Lyceum events—especially those held in the Chapel. Any faculty or staff member may dismiss you from a Lyceum event for any behavior that distracts you or others from full participation in the event, including sleeping, talking, reading, doing homework, texting, and generally any form of rude behavior. If you seek credit for an Artalk, you are expected also to view the 1912 Gallery exhibit to which the Artalk relates.

Documenting Attendance You must have your ID card with you and present it upon entering and leaving each on-campus event. (You are responsible for making sure that your ID card is properly bar-coded and for consulting campus security if recoding is needed.) If you arrive at an event late or leave it early, you will not receive credit for attendance. In the case of Barter plays and Arts Array films that are Lyceum-eligible (as indicated in this booklet), you must retain the ticket stub and present it to the CSA office for credit within a week of the event in question. No more than two credited events in any semester may be films, and no more than two may be Barter plays. You may not receive more than one credit for a multiple-performance event (e.g., a play), even if you attend several performances.

Calculating the Requirement As a student enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at Emory & Henry, you are generally required to register attendance at five Lyceum events per semester, exclusive of summer school. Even if you extend your academic program beyond four years, you are not required to attend more than 35 Lyceums. If in a particular semester your enrollment falls below 12 credit hours (such that you are a part-time student), you are required to attend one event for each course in which you are enrolled that semester, up to five. If you are enrolled in student teaching, your Lyceum requirement for that semester is two events. If you accumulate more than five credits in a fall semester, you may carry up to five of the excess credits over to the following semester, but no credits may be carried over beyond a spring semester.

Seniors If you do not complete your Lyceum requirement, you will not be awarded a degree, even if you have met all other graduation requirements. You are exempt from any Lyceum obligation during your final semester before graduation—but only if you have already completed your Lyceum obligation fully. If you enter your final semester with a Lyceum deficit, you are advised to remedy it by attending as many Lyceums as needed during the first half of the final semester. Do not enter the final weeks before commencement with a Lyceum deficit.

Transfer Students Your total Lyceum requirement is tied not to the number of credits you have transferred in; rather it is tied to the number of semesters you are enrolled here. If there is a reduction in the usual 35-Lyceum requirement in your case, it will thus be because you spend fewer than eight semesters as a full-time E&H undergraduate. Your overall Lyceum requirement can usually be estimated using the following guideline: five Lyceums per semester for each E&H semester except the final one. Your specific requirement may be clarified at the time of graduation audit.

Academic Honesty As attendance at Lyceums is an academic

requirement, any attempt on the part of a student to present her- or himself as having attended a Lyceum which she or he did not attend is viewed as a form of academic dishonesty and is dealt with accordingly. For example, submitting a ticket stub for a Barter play or an Arts Array film that one had not attended is a breach of the Honor Code and subject to Judicial disposition. Random checks may be conducted regarding attendance at such events.

Alternatives If you anticipate that extraordinary circumstances will make Lyceum attendance impossible during a given semester, you must, during the first two weeks of that semester, petition the Lyceum Committee to request an alternative way of satisfying part of the requirement. The alternative, which is usually far more time-consuming than attending Lyceums, involves reading published essays (as approved by the Committee) and writing critical reviews of them. No more than five Lyceum credits (total) may be obtained in the alternative fashion.

Please address questions regarding Lyceum policy to the Centralized Student Assistance Office, 276-944-6105.


Lyceum Catalog: Fall 2013