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Sep 28, 2014 - IM 'Air It Out' Field Goal Challenge

September 28, 2014 - 3:00pm
Intramural 'Air It Out' Field Goal Challenge will be held at the Carl Smith Stadium from 4 to 6 pm. For more information, contact Nick Marshall at 276-376-4513 or nsm7j@uvawise.edu.
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Sep 28, 2014 - CCM Mass

September 28, 2014 - 3:00pm
The Catholic Campus Ministry invites you to Mass each Sunday at 4 pm in the Chapel of All Faiths. For more information, contact Rev. Brad Mathisen at 330-554-7687 or bmathisen@uvawise.edu.
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Sep 27, 2014 - SVEA Funtasia

September 27, 2014 - 11:00am
Join the Student Virginia Education Association for their annual Funtasia event at the Gilliam Sculpture Garden (rain site: Greear Gym) from noon to 4 pm. Admission is free, and activity/game tickets and snacks will be available for purchase. There will also be a silent auction. The event kicks off with a Book Character Parade at noon, followed by special singing by Frozen's Elsa! Book areas will include Frozen, Ninja Turtles, Planes, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Clifford, Doc McStuffin, Princesses, and Wizard of Oz. For ages 0-12, accompanied by an adult. Participants may come in costume if they wish. Event is co-sponsored by SVEA and SGA. For more information, call 276-328-0187 or 276-328-0184, or email Chessie Shoemaker at cas9ex@uvawise.edu.
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Sep 27, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

September 27, 2014 - 9:30am
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

September 27, 2014 - 9:30am
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

September 27, 2014 - 8:00am
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

September 27, 2014 - 8:00am
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

September 26, 2014 - 11:00pm
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

September 26, 2014 - 7:00pm
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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Sep 26, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Keynote

September 26, 2014 - 3:40pm
What Kind of Monster is Religio Medici: Sir Thomas Browne and Renaissance Genres Reid Barbour, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill approved for cultural activity credit
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Sep 26, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

September 26, 2014 - 1:50pm
John Thornburg, San Jacinto College “Old English Kennings: Compound Nouns, Aristotelian Analogy, Classical Metonymy and Synecdoche and Deep-Case Roles” Philip F. O’Mara, Bridgewater College “Voices other than the Narrator’s in Chaucer’s Legend of Good Women” Lisa Jennings, Bainbridge State College “‘One Thing to My Purpose Nothing’: Alchemy’s Procreative Imperatives in Shakespeare’s Sonnets” David Bradshaw, Warren-Wilson College “‘for nothing is better than this’: The Ideal that Links Homer’s Odyssey to Milton’s Paradise Lost” approved for cultural activity
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Sep 26, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

September 26, 2014 - 12:00pm
Michael Muth, Wesleyan College “Bonaventure and the Metaphysics of Humility” Alesha Dawson, University of Montevallo “‘Ne No Worde Speke’: The Role of Silence in Sir Gowther’s Penitential Quest Narrative” Christopher A. Hill, University of Tennessee-Martin “Leonard Wright and Toby Bland: Antimarprelate Populists”
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Sep 26, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

September 26, 2014 - 12:00pm
Maria DeLaquil, Winthrop University “Edmund and Arthurian Bastards” Melissa Huggins, American Shakespeare Center “Sleep thou there”: Patterns of Sleep in A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Leslie Bradshaw, Independent Scholar “‘drink with any tinker in his own language’: Linguistic Facility, Playwright, and Audience: French Language in Shakespeare’s Henry V” Carlo Lorini, Independent Scholar “Marriage as a Means of Teleporting in Shakespeare’s Venetian play” approved for cultural activity credit
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Sep 26, 2014 - SGA Weekly Meeting

September 26, 2014 - 12:00pm
The Student Government Association meets each Friday at 1 pm in the Dogwood Room on the 5th floor of the Slemp Student Center. All meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact President Shannon Walker at scw5x@uvawise.edu.
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Sep 26, 2014 - Medieval-Renaissance Conference

September 26, 2014 - 9:10am
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

September 26, 2014 - 9:10am
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

September 26, 2014 - 9:00am
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

September 26, 2014 - 9:00am
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

September 26, 2014 - 7:40am
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 26, 2014 - CAVS 'Week as a Lacrosse Player'

September 25, 2014 - 7:00pm
The UVa-Wise Women’s Lacrosse Coaching Staff will be hosting 'Week as a Lacrosse Player' on September 22-26. This event is for female students who may be interested in playing lacrosse. For more information, contact Coach Jessie Aguglia at jma8g@uvawise.edu (please include name and phone number in email) or 276-328-0191. You can also stop by her office which is located in Room 206 in the Greear Gymnasium (upstairs).
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