How can we demystify The Daodejing, or how does The Daodejing work in real life? What does it have in common with Wordsworth in British Romanticism? What does the rediscovery of Nature have to do with the rediscovery of tranquility and a wise meditative state? An open discussion with Jeffrey Lee...
Wednesday, March 22 2017 2:00 PM — 3:30 PM
Graciela Sleransky-Poe, a representative from the Human Rights Campaign and a faculty member at Arcadia University, will be coming to discuss the welcoming schools campaign and talk to students about civic engagement and educational interventions in support of the LGBTQ+ community. From the web...
Wednesday, March 22 2017 11:00 AM — 11:50 AM
The Killing was director Stanley Kubrick's first major film effort -- though, like Kubrick's earlier films, it was economically produced with an inexpensive cast. In a variation of his Asphalt Jungle role, Sterling Hayden plays veteran criminal Johnny Clay, planning one last big heist before sett...
Tuesday, March 21 2017 5:15 PM — 8:30 PM
Monday, March 20th, 11:00am Tuesday March 21st, 12:00 pm Novels and longer narrative works can present unique challenges in the Mosaic classroom. Their length, large cast of characters and complexity can strain student interest, and we sometimes have to struggle to keep discussions focused and...
Mon, Mar 20 2017 11:00 AM — Tue, Mar 21 2017 1:30 PM
Alex Gottesman (Classics) will lead a discussion around the old question, "Did Socrates have it coming?" By looking closely at the Apology and certain passages of the Republic, alongside some passages of Xenophon, we will consider the extent to which the Athenians in 399 BCE might have felt (and ...
Thursday, March 9 2017 12:00 PM — 1:30 PM
This film noir stars Ralph Meeker as Mickey Spillane's anti-social private eye Mike Hammer. After he and a hitchhiker are kidnapped by thugs, the semiconscious Hammer helplessly watches as the girl is tortured to death. Seeking vengeance, Hammer searches for the secret behind the girl's murder.
Tuesday, March 7 2017 5:15 PM — 8:30 PM
Two men on a fishing trip pick up a psychopathic fugitive with an intense hatred of humanity in this relentlessly suspenseful thriller directed by Ida Lupino and written by Daniel Mainwaring (Invasion of the Body Snatchers). Ray Collins (Edmund O'Brien) and Gilbert Bowen (Frank Lovejoy) are on th...
Tuesday, February 28 2017 5:15 PM — 8:30 PM
Showing of the Emmy-award winning documentary film Medora, directed by Davy Rothbart (2013)Years ago, Medora, Indiana was a booming rural community with prosperous farms, an automotive parts factory, a brick plant, and a thriving middle class. The factories have since closed, crippling Medora's e...
Tuesday, February 28 2017 3:30 PM — 6:00 PM
FOUND creator Davy Rothbart and brother, fellow editor, and musician Peter Rothbart will share tales of finds, perform songs based on finds, and talk about what it means today to explore the human stories hidden in plain sight all around us. From FOUND's website: So, what’s this all about? We ...
Tuesday, February 28 2017 12:30 PM — 1:50 PM
Brought to us by FOUND and curated by Sarah Locke, FOUND's senior editor, the Intellectual Heritage Program hosts an exhibition of FOUND and the material culture and stories of cities, and the people who live in them. From FOUND: So, what’s this all about? We collect found stuff: love lett...
Fri, Feb 24 2017 1:00 PM — Fri, Mar 10 2017 3:00 PM