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Honorary American Civil War Sesquicentennial committee named

Some of the biggest names in media, government, history, business and academia will serve on Gettysburg College’s honorary committee for the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War... Learn More


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Series on life in the Middle East continues with focus on Palestine

The second part of Gettysburg College's Conflict and Resistance in the Middle East series begins on Jan. 30 with the emphasis shifting to Palestine. The reading, film, and lecture series looks at life...

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32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration to be held Jan. 23

Educator, author, and civil rights advocate Dr. Bettye F. Baker will speak at the 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration January 23. The event will be held in Gettysburg College’s Christ...

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Campus has “Eyes on Haiti” during fall semester

In 1999, four faculty members from what was then the Women Studies Program traveled to Haiti to give workshops on feminist theory and learn about the work of women's organizations there. Their ongoing...

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50th Annual Fortenbaugh Lecture to be held Nov. 19; live-stream available

The 50th Annual Robert Fortenbaugh Memorial Lecture will take place at the Majestic Theater Nov. 19, coinciding with the 148th anniversary of Lincoln's delivery of the "Gettysburg Address."

Joan...

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Masculinity and “guy code” to be topic of talk Nov. 16

Michael Kimmel, pioneer of masculinity studies and professor of sociology at SUNY Stony Brook, will speak at Gettysburg College on Nov. 16.

Kimmel's lecture will focus on the lives of young ...

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Political commentator Chris Matthews to speak Nov. 14

Chris Matthews, political commentator and television host, will speak about presidential leadership Nov. 14 at Gettysburg College.

As part of the Eisenhower Institute Campus Speaker Series, the...

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28th Annual Fall Convocation to feature award-winning journalist

Award-winning radio journalist, producer, and educator Deepa Fernandes will be the keynote speaker at Gettysburg College's 28th Annual Fall Convocation on Nov. 10.

The lecture, which is scheduled...

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Schmucker Art Gallery to host events as part of 150th anniversary of the Civil War

Gettysburg College's Schmucker Art Gallery will present an exhibition of paintings, photographs, and mixed-media installations by contemporary artist Lisa Blas as part of Gettysburg College's kick-off...

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Civil War Institute director featured on C-SPAN 3

Prof. Peter Carmichael's Southern history class was recently featured on C-SPAN 3's Lectures in History, a program featuring top college and university history professors giving lectures on U.S. history...

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Civil War deaths shaped America, Harvard president says at Gettysburg College

Death was the “texture” of the Civil War experience, Harvard University President Dr. Drew Gilpin Faust said July 15 at Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater.

“We ...

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Critic to analyze Catholic filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock Feb. 18

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - A film critic will analyze Catholic filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock Feb. 18 at Gettysburg College.

The 7:30 p.m. lecture will take place in McCreary Hall's Bowen Auditorium...

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HIV/AIDS Awareness Week planned at Gettysburg College

"FACEing the Domestic Epidemic" is the theme of HIV/AIDS Awareness Week at Gettysburg College.

The week's goal "is to put a physical face to the epidemic faced in the U....

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Lecture on hip-hop culture, lynching to take place Feb. 21

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - A lecturer will analyze lynching through the lens of hip-hop culture Feb. 21 at Gettysburg College.

The 6 p.m. lecture, "Gold Chain Nooses: A Semiology of Lynching...

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Monty Python skits to be topic talk Feb. 22

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - A philosophical discussion about the funniest "Monty Python's Flying Circus" skits will take place Feb. 22 at Gettysburg College.

The 7 p.m. lecture, "...

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'From Iowa to Super Tuesday' to be talk topic Feb. 7

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - A discussion of the latest in the race for the White House will take place Feb. 7 at Gettysburg College.

The 7 p.m. panel discussion, "From Iowa to Super Tuesday...

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