September 2006 News
- Alum, author Bogdanos to talk on 'Thieves of Baghdad'
Bucknell graduate and best-selling author Matthew Bogdanos is returning to his alma mater to talk about his book, Thieves of Baghdad: One Marine's Passion to Recover the World's Greatest Stolen Treasures, Thursday, Oct. 5.
- Weis Center presents MASS Ensemble
MASS Ensemble — Music, Architecture, Sonic, Sculpture — will present its unique fusion of technologically aural and kinetic performance art Friday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University. Tickets are $20.
- Dafnis Prieto Quartet performs in Jazz at Bucknell
The Dafnis Prieto Quartet will perform Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University. The concert, which is open to the public without charge, is part of the ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series.
- 'Ray Bucknell spirit, new programs highlight Homecoming '06
Expanded programming and plenty of fun entertainment, 'Ray Bucknell spirit, and opportunities to renew and form new friendships are highlighting Bucknell's Oct. 6-8 Homecoming 2006 celebration.
- Joyce Carol Oates receives Weis Fellow award
Joyce Carol Oates, Bucknell's 2006 Janet Weis Fellow in Contemporary Letters, shared her special Bucknell connection in a ceremony at the Weis Center.
- Finkelman is Constitution Day panelist at Bucknell
Constitution historian Paul Finkelman will be a panelist in the discussion, "A Covenant With Death: Understanding the Proslavery Constitution," Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell, as part of the University's celebration of Constitution Day.
- Poetry Bus
The Stadler Center for Poetry at Bucknell will host a visit by the Wave Books Poetry Bus Sept. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Bucknell Hall. The free event features readings by 'bus poets' as well as selected local poets and audience members.
- Bucknell hosts "Israeli Experience"
Tomer Baruch will lead the events of “Scents, Sounds, and Tastes: An Israeli Experience,” Sept. 20 - 25 at Bucknell.
- Weis Center presents The Canterbury Tales
The Aquila Theatre Company will perform its own riotous adaptation of Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University. Tickets are $20.
- Lutgendorf to discuss Indian popular cinema
Philip Lutgendorf will give the lecture, "The Persistence of the Mythological in Indian Popular Cinema," Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Bucknell community marks anniversary of 9/11 attacks
Five years removed from Sept. 11, 2001, the Bucknell community recalled the terrorist attacks in different ways.
- 'Joseph Delaney' lecture kicks off Samek Art Gallery season
The curator of the Samek Art Gallery exhibit, "Life in the City: The Art of Joseph Delaney," said the first retrospective of Delaney's art since his death gives long-overdue attention to the artist.
- Bucknell Teaching and Learning Center opens doors
With a primary mission of providing support for faculty to grow as educators and as successful teachers, Bucknell's Teaching and Learning Center is opening for business.
- Barry to discuss worsening natural disasters
Historian John Barry will give the lecture, “Rising Tide: How social, political, economic and technological forces can create conditions that worsen ‘natural’ disasters,” Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Forum, Elaine Langone Center.
- Gurock to discuss Judaism and sports
Jeffrey Gurock will give the talk, “Judaism’s Encounter with American Sports,” Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Weis Center presents Béla Fleck and the Flecktones
Béla Fleck and the Flecktones will open the 2006-07 season at the Weis Center at Bucknell Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. A limited number of seats are available; tickets are $30.
- Jae Sinnett trio
Bucknell University will host a free concert by the acclaimed Jae Sinnett trio Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- SaReel Project
The SaReel Project, an avant-world ensemble playing ancient as well as unique and original instruments, will perform Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. in Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell.
- Bucknell observes September 11 anniversary
Bucknell University will host an academic convocation Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. in Rooke Chapel with guest speaker Professor Akbar Ahmed in observance of fifth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.