TNotes Summary Oct. 30th—Nov. 3rd

  • The Transylvania Theatre Guild’s production “You Got Older” by Clare Barron premiered last week on Thursday and had several other shows throughout the weekend. For those who missed last week’s performances, “You Got Older” will be shown again this coming weekend.
  • Rabbi Rachel Sabath presented the 2017 Moosnick Lecture in Judaic Studies last Wednesday in Carrick Theater. Her presentation addressed one of the most pressing issues of our times: “Jewish, Christian, Muslim Hope: Why We Need Each Other Now.”
  • The Cultural Vistas Fellwship is for a fully funded, eight-week summer internship for U.S. sophomore or junior students who have not yet had the opportunity to study, intern or live abroad. Intern in either Buenos Aires, Berlin or Bangalore. Students applying for Argentina or Germany must have two years of university-level language study. The fellowship is open to students in all fields of study. Applications are due Jan. 5.
  • Transylvania hosted the third annual Bluegrass Undergraduate Classics Conference on Oct. 28. The conference featured research from Transy and UK students, a keynote address by John Zarecki (UNC-Greensboro) and an audience of students, faculty and members of the public from across the Bluegrass region. The six Transylvania students who presented were: Amanda Schweighauser, Kay Wilson, Christian Wright, Annaliesa Sauermann, Audri Wells and Toland Lacy.
  • The Student Activities Board will host its annual semi-formal dance on Nov. 11 from 9 p.m. to midnight in the Campus Center Gym. They are asking each registered student organization to nominate two first-year students, two sophomores, two juniors and four seniors. Please note that your nominations are not limited by gender. Please submit your nominations to Michelle Thompson by Nov. 6 at 5 p.m.
  • Auditions for the Theatre Program’s Winter production “Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play” will be held on Nov. 7th from 6-9 pm and callbacks will be Nov. 8th from 6-9 pm in Coleman which is on the first floor of MFA. Actors, dancers, and singers of all levels are welcome and no prepared monologue is necessary.
  • All students, faculty and staff are invited to the next Academic Affairs Presentation on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 12:30 p.m. in Cowgill 102. Professor David Kaufman will present “Autobiography and Authority in Galen’s Moral Works.” His talk will focus on Galen’s moral epistemology, which he believes is both distinctive within the context of ancient philosophy and of considerable philosophical interest in its own right.