College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Schedules Events for 50th Anniversary

On April 9, Dr. Cary Nelson, President of the National AAUP Committee, will be on the Lawrenceville campus as part of the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Dr. Nelson’s keynote lecture, “What is Academic Freedom?” is scheduled from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. with a panel discussion by fellow faculty members slated from 2:30-3:30 p.m. followed by a book signing and refreshments. The event will be held in the Fireside Lounge of the BLC.

The Gender Studies and Sexuality Program is celebrating their 30-year Anniversary. As part of the College’s 50th Anniversary events all faculty are invited to attend the keynote lecture on April 12 at 4:00 p.m. in the Yvonne Theater. Dr. Cynthia Cyrus, Associate Provost of Undergraduate Education and Professor of Musicology, Vanderbilt University, will deliver the keynote lecture entitled “Once a Prostitute, Now a Nun: Singing as Social Redemption in Medieval Vienna”. A reception with light refreshments will follow.

On Friday, May 11 the first graduating classes from SLAES  will return to campus to be included in the Commencement Ceremony.

(taken from information provided by Dean Pat Masto)

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