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Featured poet for the 20th anniversary of the H. MacKnight Black Poetry Competition at Lafayette College in Easton, PA.

April 10, 2014

Pulitzer Prize Winner Paul Muldoon Returns to Lafayette

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In celebration of National Poetry Month, Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Muldoon is coming to Lafayette College on Wednesday, April 16. He is the featured poet for the 20th anniversary of the College’s H. MacKnight Black Poetry Competition and will read from his work following readings by the winning students at 7 p.m. The event, which […]

Internationally-acclaimed nature writer and food and farming activist Gary Paul Nabhan will present “Sustaining Food Security amidst Climate Uncertainty and Pollinator Decline" at Lafayette College in Easton, PA.

April 9, 2014

World-Renowned Conservation Scientist Gary Paul Nabhan to Speak at Lafayette

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Internationally-acclaimed nature writer and food and farming activist Gary Paul Nabhan will present “Sustaining Food Security amidst Climate Uncertainty and Pollinator Decline” at Lafayette College on Tuesday, April 15. The 7:30 p.m. lecture in room 224 of Oechsle Hall is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the lobby. Nabhan is a […]

Piper Kerman, author of the best-selling memoir, Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, will visit Lafayette College at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16 for a lecture.

April 8, 2014

‘Orange is the New Black’ Author to Speak at Lafayette about Prison Life

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Piper Kerman, author of the best-selling memoir, Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, will visit Lafayette College at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16 for a lecture in Colton Chapel. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. Compelling, moving, and often hilarious, Orange is the New Black recounts […]

International cyber sleuth dubbed “the CEO who caught the Chinese spies red-handed,” Kevin Mandia ’92, computer science grad of Lafayette College, will speak on “The State of the Hack,” in the Kirby Hall of Civil Rights.

April 4, 2014

International Cyber Sleuth Kevin Mandia to Speak at Lafayette

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Dubbed “the CEO who caught the Chinese spies red-handed,” Kevin Mandia ’92, will speak on “The State of the Hack,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10 in the Kirby Hall of Civil Rights, room 104, at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa. The talk is free and open to the public. Mandia became a national figure […]

Lafayette College will welcome eight monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery for Advanced Studies and Practice on Buddhist Philosophy for a three-day visit during which they will create a sand mandala in the Interfaith Chapel of Hogg Hall.

April 3, 2014

Tibetan Monks to Create Sand Mandala at Lafayette

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Exiled monks from Tibet living in India are coming to Lafayette College for a three-day visit starting Monday, April 7 when they will begin creating a sand mandala during an opening ceremony at 10 a.m. in the Interfaith Chapel of Hogg Hall. Lafayette will welcome the eight monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery for Advanced […]

The Marquis Players of Lafayette College present this year’s musical fundraiser "The Pajama Game" at the Williams Center for the Arts.

March 31, 2014

Lafayette’s Marquis Players Present Annual Musical Fundraiser ‘The Pajama Game’ April 3-5

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The Marquis Players of Lafayette College present this year’s musical fundraiser The Pajama Game at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 3 and Friday, April 4 with a matinee performance at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 5 in the Williams Center for the Arts, 317 Hamilton St. The student-run theater organization donates proceeds from its annual production to local charities. […]

Acclaimed Pianist and Composer Gabriela Lena Frank Performs New Work at Lafayette College's Williams Center for the Arts, Easton, PA.

March 27, 2014

American Composer Gabriela Lena Frank Unveils New Work at Lafayette

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Pre-concert talk features presentations by students inspired by Frank’s commission Award-winning composer Gabriela Lena Frank presents an original major work based on the poetry of Pablo Antonio Cuadra at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 13 in Lafayette’s Williams Center for the Arts. She composed “Songs of Cifar and the Sweet Sea” for the Lafayette Choirs. […]

Indian tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain comes to the Williams Center for the Arts at Lafayette College with his Masters of Percussion ensemble.

March 24, 2014

Indian Tabla Virtuoso Zakir Hussain Comes to Lafayette College

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India’s world-renowned tabla player, composer and percussionist, Zakir Hussain, returns to Lafayette with his Masters of Percussion ensemble for an evening of musical exploration at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9 in the Williams Center for the Arts. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by visiting or calling the Williams Center box office at […]

Portia Simpson Miller, Prime Minister of Jamaica, will be the principal speaker at Lafayette College’s 179th Commencement May 24, 2014.

March 24, 2014

Prime Minister of Jamaica to Speak at Lafayette College’s 179th Commencement

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The prime minister of Jamaica, The Most Honorable Portia Simpson Miller, will be the principal speaker at Lafayette’s 179th Commencement Saturday, May 24, and will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree. The first woman to serve as Jamaica’s prime minister, Simpson Miller is in her second term in the position. She first served […]

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra will return to Lafayette for a performance with renowned German violinist Christian Tetzlaff in the Williams Center for the Arts.

March 18, 2014

Orpheus Performs with Renowned Violinist Christian Tetzlaff at Lafayette College

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Orpheus Chamber Orchestra will return to Lafayette for a performance with renowned German violinist Christian Tetzlaff at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 27 in the Williams Center for the Arts. Tickets are $29 and can be purchased at http://williamscenter.lafayette.edu/performance-series-2/chamber-music/ or by calling the box office at (610) 330-5009 from noon to 2 p.m., and 4 to 5p.m. […]