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Sep 27, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

UVa-Wise Calendar - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 10:30am
Gail Ivy Berlin, Indiana University-Pennsylvania “Cordelia and Leir: Medicine and Comfort in Lawman's Brut.” Elizabeth J. Bryan, Brown University “Picturing Saints in British History” Kathleen Curtin, Concordia University Chicago “Catholic Life-Writing in Early Modern England: St. Augustine, Teresa of Avila, and Toby Mathew” approved for cultural activity credit
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Sep 27, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

UVa-Wise Calendar - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 10:30am
Astrid Giugni, Duke University “‘Una republica tumultuaria’: Prudence and Tumults in Machiavelli’s Discourses on Livy” Jennifer Heller, Lenoir-Rhyne University “A Body Mutilated, a Doublet Decayed, a Castle in Woeful Ruins: Approaches to ‘Imperfect History’” John Mark Adrian, University of Virginia's College at Wise “Pageantry and Topographical Performance in Queen Elizabeth’s 1573 Visit to Sandwich” approved for cultural activity credit
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Sep 27, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

UVa-Wise Calendar - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 9:00am
Emma Briscoe, Virginia Tech University “‘A rich mantle of white ermine’: The Evolution of Eroticism, Violence, and Female Empowerment in Marie de France’s Lanval” Wendell Frye, Hartwick College “The Authorship of Das Nibelungenlied” Kenneth Tiller, University of Virginia's College at Wise “The ‘Priamus and Gawain’ Episode as Ars Legendi for the Allliterative Morte Arthure” approved for cultural activity credit
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Sep 27, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

UVa-Wise Calendar - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 9:00am
Abigail L. Montgomery, Blue Ridge Community College “The Resurrection of the Son: Twelfth Night as Hamnet Shakespeare’s Fictional Afterlife” Benita Huffman Muth, Middle Georgia State College “The King’s Protean Role in All’s Well That Ends Well” Kevin Roberts, Johns Hopkins University “‘Eros, Thou Yet Behold’st Me?’: Memories, Loves, and Loyalties in Antony and Cleopatra” approved for cultural activity
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Sep 27, 2014 - OREC Scarowinds Trip

UVa-Wise Calendar - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:00am
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Outdoor Recreation will be taking students on a trip to Scarowinds today. For more information about the program, contact Mark Collins at 276-376-4651 or mjc6s@uvawise.edu or stop by the office on the 3rd floor of the Slemp Student Center.
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Sep 26, 2014 - Stargazing Night

UVa-Wise Calendar - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:00pm
Come join us at the open observation night at 8 pm. All students, faculty, and staff are invited! More information regarding astronomical targets, the intended schedule, potential changes in the schedule (due to the weather), and directions to the observatory site can be found under the Observatory's web page (http://observatory.uvawise.edu). For more information, contact Lucian Undreiu at lmu8y@uvawise.edu or 276-376-4368.
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Partisan Rangers Act had unintended consequences, Civil War expert contends

UVa-Wise News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 5:24pm

 By Kathy Still

The Confederate Congress approved the 1862 Partisan Rangers Act with the intention to ease the way for more southern men to join the Confederacy’s Civil War efforts, but it quickly got out of control and created many unintended consequences, said Barton A. Myers, a history professor at Washington & Lee University.

 

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UVa-Wise, Micronics awarded $2 million Tobacco Commission grant

UVa-Wise News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 5:23pm

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise and Micronic Technologies were awarded a $2 million grant from the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission.

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Sep 26, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

UVa-Wise Calendar - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:10am
Kurt Haas, Colorado Mesa University “Medieval Drama as a Vehicle for Integrative Learning” Richard Vela, University of North Carolina-Pembroke “Second Person Shakespeare: Stage Conventions / Film Conventions” Richard H. Peake, University of Virginia's College at Wise “Defenders of ‘Holy’ Marriage: Partners in Changing Theater Fashion.” approved for cultural activity credit
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Sep 26, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

UVa-Wise Calendar - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:10am
Charlotte Fiehn, Harrisburg Area Community College “‘Belief . . . in a special sense’: Spenser’s Poetical Mind and Perspective in The Faerie Queene” Brooke Thomas, George Mason University “Grendel, the Grinch, and the Gift: Alienation and Social-Border Crossing of Monstrous Characters in Social Representations of Medieval and Contemporary Societies” Zachary Canter, University of Virginia's College at Wise “An Arthurian Knight in King David’s Court: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Christian Symbolism”
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Sep 26, 2014 - GRK Theta Phi Alpha Lollipop Raffle

UVa-Wise Calendar - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:00am
Theta Phi Alpha sorority will hold a Lollipop Raffle today in the Slemp Student Center Atrium from 10 am to 1 pm. All of the proceeds will be donated to Dickenson County Social Services to buy children clothes for Christmas! For more information, contact Kristin Smith at kns6y@uvawise.edu.
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Sep 26, 2014 - SAB Free Friday

UVa-Wise Calendar - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:00am
Come out for the Student Activities Board 'Free Friday' event in the Jefferson Lounge on the 4th floor of the Slemp Student Center. This event is from 10am-2pm or while supplies last! For more information, contact Mikaela Logan at 276-376-3430 or mra4p@uvawise.edu.
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Sep 26, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

UVa-Wise Calendar - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:40am
Robert Erle Barham, Covenant College “Justice and Emotional Appeals in Sidney’s Arcadia” Evan Gurney, University of North Carolina-Asheville “Going Rogue: Edmund Spenser and the Vagrants” Robert L. Reid, Emory and Henry College “Sansloy’s Double Meaning and the Mystic Design of Spenser’s Legend of Holiness” approved for cultural activity credit
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Sep 25, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance concert

UVa-Wise Calendar - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 5:00pm
“From Ionia to Alba: An Evening of Early Music”, Sten Maulsby “Selections from Dowland”, Witold Wolny, guitar, Amelia J. Harris, recorder approved for cultural activity credit
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Sep 25, 2014 - Spring 2015 Belize Medical Mission Trip Meeting

UVa-Wise Calendar - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 5:00pm
There will be a meeting at 5 pm at the Baptist Student Center for anyone interested in participating in the Spring 2015 Belize Medical Mission Trip (March 8-15). If you want to be placed on the travel list, it is important that you attend the meeting. There is a deposit ($100.00) that will be required to hold your seat as this trip usually has a lot of travelers. For more information, contact Tauna Gulley at tg6b@uvawise.edu or 276-328-0242.
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Sep 25, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

UVa-Wise Calendar - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:30pm
David-Félix Fernández Díaz, University of Virginia’s College at Wise “Truth and wisdom: The representation of knowledge in El auto de los Reyes Magos.” Jeremy J. Kasten, Florida State University “Mourning, Melancholia and Trauma in Golden Age Poetry: The Case of Salicio and Nemoroso” Daphne Browning, Florida State University “A Prudent Cross-Dresser: Self-Fashioning and Ana Caro’s Valor, agravio y mujer” approved for cultural activity credit
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Sep 25, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

UVa-Wise Calendar - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 2:20pm
David-Félix Fernández Díaz, University of Virginia’s College at Wise “Truth and wisdom: The representation of knowledge in El auto de los Reyes Magos.” Jeremy J. Kasten, Florida State University “Mourning, Melancholia and Trauma in Golden Age Poetry: The Case of Salicio and Nemoroso” Daphne Browning, Florida State University “A Prudent Cross-Dresser: Self-Fashioning and Ana Caro’s Valor, agravio y mujer” approved for Cultural Activity Credit
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Sep 25, 2014 - GRK Theta Phi Alpha Lollipop Raffle

UVa-Wise Calendar - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:00am
Theta Phi Alpha sorority will hold a Lollipop Raffle today in the Jefferson Lounge on the 4th floor of the Slemp Student Center from 10 am to 1 pm. All of the proceeds will be donated to Dickenson County Social Services to buy children clothes for Christmas! For more information, contact Kristin Smith at kns6y@uvawise.edu.
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Irshad Manji touts moral courage, curiosity during UVa-Wise visit

UVa-Wise News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:26pm

By Kathy Still

Reformist Muslim Irshad Manji discussed her own brand of moral courage at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Wednesday and encouraged others to experience the liberation that comes from doing the right thing in the face of fear.

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Sep 24, 2014 - SAB Mentalist Chris Carter

UVa-Wise Calendar - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 9:00pm
Student Activities Board presents Mentalist Chris Carter tonight at 9 pm in Dogwood Room on the 5th floor of the Slemp Student Center. Come out and join the fun! For more information, contact Mikaela Logan at 276-376-3430 or mra4p@uvawise.edu.
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