Weekly Events Roundup November 18 – 23, 2019

By Maura Breth, Staff Writer

Monday, Nov. 18:

  • Great Art on Screen: Gauguin in Tahiti – Paradise Lost
    • Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Majestic Theater
    • This show traces the life story of Paul Gaugin who departed France for Tahiti in search of an immersive nature landscape, for feelings, and for visions and colors like he’s never seen before
    • Advanced ticket purchase is strongly recommended; tickets are $18 and can be purchased at the Majestic Theater box office or online at Fandango
  • “The Concerns of Others: Harnessing Socio-Cognitive Influences to Support Action on Climate Change”
    • Nov. 18 at 4 p.m. in Bowen auditorium (McCreary Hall 115)
    • The psychology department Kenneth L. Smoke Colloquium Series presents Dr. Rainer Romero-Canyas as he discusses his research on the connection that socio-cognitive influences have with actions to combat climate change.
    • All are welcome to attend.
    • This event is co-sponsored by EPACC

Tuesday, Nov. 19:

  • FYS 143-2 Seminar Concert: Raye Zaragoza and Erin McKeown
    • Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in Glatfelter Lodge
    • Co-sponsored by FYS 143-2, This Machine Kills Fascists: Protest Music and Social Change, this concert will feature activists and artists Raye Zaragoza and Erin McKeown and their joint concert/discussion on female experiences within the music industry and our current political climate. 
    • This concert is part of From XIX to ‘19, a year-long concert series that commemorates the centennial anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment in the United States. 
    • Free admission
  • “The Rollercoaster Reputation of President Ulysses S. Grant” Lecture
    • Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Majestic Theater
    • The Robert Fortenbaugh Memorial Lecture is presented each year on November 19, the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address
    • This year’s lecture will be presented by speaker Dr. Brooks Simpson who will discuss the rollercoaster reputation of President Ulysses S. Grant
    • Free tickets can be obtained from the Majestic Theater box office at 717-337-8200
    • Co-sponsored by the Civil War Institute and the History Department
  • Biosphere Christmas Party
    • Nov. 19 at 5 p.m. in the Biology Lounge
    • Join Biosphere as they decorate the Science Center for Christmas and enjoy Chinese food, hot chocolate, and cookies
    • All are welcome!

Wednesday, Nov. 20:

  • “Encounters with Faith-Based Environmental Advocacy” Presentation
    • Nov. 20 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.  in Weidensall 411
    • Join the Religious Studies Department for a pizza lunch featuring the presentation “Encounters with Faith-Based Environmental Advocacy” by High Garst ‘20 as he discusses his summer internship for the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations. 
    • Garst will discuss the “Care for Creation Series”, which the Church put out in response to the Green New Deal
  • Servo Thanksgiving
    • Nov. 20 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the Dining Hall

Thursday, Nov. 21:

  • “Reclaiming the Untold Story of Thanksgiving: The Indigenous Perspective”
    • Nov. 21 at 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in CUB 260
    • A Fall Lunch Lecture Program presented by The Women’s Center as they hold a panel discussion highlighting how Thanksgiving has been romanticized and attributed to the erasure of Indigenous peoples’ real stories. 
    • Light lunch will be provided (first come, first served)
    • CYC is available for first years.

Friday, Nov. 22:

  • Gamelan Concert
    • Nov. 22 from 8 to 10 p.m. in Paul Recital Hall (Schmucker 222)
    • Gamelan Gita Semara was founded by Brent Talbot in 2010 at Gettysburg College. They will perform contemporary and traditional Balinese music directed this semester by Nyoman Suadin.

Saturday, Nov. 23:

  • Burgburst
    • Nov. 23 at 5 p.m. in CUB Ballroom
    • Gettysburg’s student-led cultural event of the year featuring performances, food, and an opportunity to learn about different cultures.
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