Weekly Event Roundup: October 21 – 26, 2019

By Maura Breth, Staff Writer

Monday, Oct. 21:

  • Responsible Business: Capitalism in the 21st Century 
    • Oct. 21 at 6:30 p.m. in Mara Auditorium, Masters Hall
    • Join Dr. R. Edward Freeman, Elis and Signe Olsson Professor at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business
    • This lecture will focus on principles that undergird the new story of business that is emerging, which include the importance of purpose and stakeholders a more robust understanding of business as embedded in society a more complex idea of the human beings who are engaged in business.
  • The Office of Academic Advising invites all students to Fall Fest
    • Oct. 21 at 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in CUB 260
    • Academic planning and resource fair that covers topics like how to predict and calculate your GPA, off campus study opportunities, time management, financial aid questions, scholarship opportunities, etc.
    • Enjoy free finger food, fall treats, and raffles
    • CYC Credit available for first years

Tuesday, Oct. 22:

  • Book Presentation and Discussion: Stolen – Kidnapping, Slavery, and the Reverse Underground Railroad
    • Oct. 22 at 6:00 p.m. in Joseph Theater, Breidenbaugh Hall
    • Presented by the History Department at Gettysburg and the Civil War Institute, Dr. Richard Bell, author of Stolen, will discuss his book on the incredible story of five boys whose courage forever changed the fight against slavery in America
  • Menstruation at the Margins
    • Oct. 22 at 11:45 a.m. 12:45 p.m in CUB 260
    • Join English Professor Christopher Fee, Dr. Tyeshia Redden (AFS Visiting Assistant Professor), Dr. Stephanie Sellers (English, IDS, and WGS Adjunct Professor), and Dre Ceja (LGBT Center of Central PA) as they have a panel discussion highlighting how marginalized girls, women, and menstruating people experience menstruation.
    • Light lunch will be provided, first come first serve
    • CYC Credit available for first years!

Wednesday, Oct. 23:

  • Illustrated Journalism and Narrating History
    • Oct. 23 from 4 to 5 p.m. in Weidensall 110
    • The German Studies Colloquium Series presents this lecture by Professor Vance Byrd at Grinnell College as he discusses his paper on how the visual and verbal narratives about the American Civil War and the Franco-Prussian War were unified by the figure of Friedrich Wilhelm Heine.
    • Professor Byrd will also cover articles in illustrated periodicals and painted panoramas that presented pivotal moments of national history to broad audiences, and how these media celebrated political unity over internal military disorder in the US and Germany.
  • Queer Imaginaries Across the Middle East and North Africa
    • Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. in McCreary Hall 115 (Bowen Auditorium)
    • Join Dr. Sa’ed Atshan, the Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Swarthmore College as he discusses the rise of LGBTQ movements in the Middle East/North Africa region.
    • Presented by Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies at Gettysburg College

Thursday, Oct. 24:

  • Student Loans 101: Becoming and Informed Borrower
    • Oct. 24 from noon to 1 p.m in CUB 260 
    • Join the Office of Financial Aid for an information session that covers common student loan questions and introduces the goal to empower you to make informed decisions regarding your student loans. 
    • This workshop counts for CYC credit for first years, and all class years are welcome. 
    • RSVP to lweibley@gettysburg.edu to learn more about topics related to student loans
    • Pizza will be provided!
  • 42nd Annual Croll Lecture: Microscopes and Couplets: Scrutiny in the Long Eighteenth Century
    • Oct. 24 at 4:30 p.m. in Joseph Theater
    • Presented by the English Department at Gettysburg, Professor of English at the University of Maryland Tita Chico will lecture on the content of her new book titled, Wonder in Literature and Science of the Long Eighteenth Century

Friday, Oct. 25

  • Gender Bender with Outerspace
    • Oct. 25 from 9 to 11:30 p.m. in the Attic
    • Party while wearing whatever you’d like. Clothes are provided by Boutique 229. Event is host provider and food including pizza and wings will be provided.
    • Event in presented by Outerspace in collaboration with Black Student Union and will feature a performance by Vibe.

Saturday, Oct. 26

  • CAB’s Pumpkin Patch
    • Oct. 26 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the CUB Junction and Patio
    • Get in the spirit of Halloween by carving pumpkins, drinking apple cider, and watching a classic film.
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Author: Phoebe Doscher

Phoebe Doscher ’22 is the News Editor for The Gettysburgian. She previously served as a staff writer, features section copy editor, and Assistant News Editor. Originally from Sandy Hook, CT, she is an English with a Writing Concentration and Theatre Arts double major. Aside from writing and editing, she studies voice at the Sunderman Conservatory of Music and can often be seen working on and offstage in the theatre department.

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