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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
(All Day)
Peace Pole, Seal of Main Bldg. (Student Life)
Description: The Peace Pole will be available until 10/31/18 for members of the Wofford community to tie continue tying orange ribbons around it. This is in response to the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue, as orange represents the color for ending gun violence. The Peace Pole has "may there be peace on Earth" written in 9 different languages. The side-walls of Old Main also include the names and pictures of the victims and a message board where you can write a message to the Tree of Life. These messages will be sent to them at the end of the week. Please join Wofford Amnesty International and the Office of the Chaplain in keeping the victims, their family, and members of the Jewish community in your thoughts and prayers.
Location: Seal of Old Main
Contact: Vera Oberg
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Interim 2019 Travel/Study Sponsor Pre-Departure Information Session, Gray-Jones Room (Academic)
Location: Gray-Jones Room
Contact: Laura Braun
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Inclusive teaching group-Conversation with students, Holcombe Room (Academic)
Description: During this meeting, some diverse students have been invited to join the group.  They have been asked to reflect on the following questions without including students/faculty names: 

What make you feel included in the classroom?

What make you not feel included in the classroom?

Have a friend of yours or somebody in your group faced discrimination in the classroom at Wofford? What happened?

Any other comment/ideas/suggestions you have for professors at Wofford?

If you are a student, and you would like to be invited to this luncheon, please contact Dr. Caballero-Garcia, Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, at caballerogarciamb@wofford.edu
Location: Holcombe Room
Contact: Begona Caballero-Garcia
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Art Exhibit: Scenic Impressions: Southern Interpretations from the Johnson Collection, Richardson Family Art Museum, upper level (Arts and Cultural (On Campus))
Description:

Scenic Impressions: Southern Interpretations from the Johnson Collection showcases forty-one artists—both native Southerners who recorded their own region and distant places, and others who were transitory visitors or seasonal residents. The result is a varied assortment of individual approaches, and, in the words of the popular American Impressionist Childe Hassam, “some things that are charming.Many of the painters on viewembraced the central tenets of Impressionism: light-filled natural settings loosely painted in high-key colors with visible brushstrokes; fluidity of form; and an emphasis on atmospheric transience. A “scenic impression” is the evocation of something seen, rather than its literal transcription. In terms of subject matter, it is most frequently a landscape, but it can also extend to a figurative composition set outdoors. The artist’s experience—his or her impression of the scene at hand—is paramount. The earliest paintings in the exhibition date from the 1880s and illustrate a Barbizon-inspired aesthetic consisting of dark tones and simple landscapes. Other works postdate Impressionism and display greater concern for expression and form, along with an awareness of the picture plane. 

Location: Richardson Family Art Museum, upper level
Contact: Youmi Efurd
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Exhibit: Japanese Art of the Edo and Meiji Eras, Richardson Family Art Museum, lower level (Arts and Cultural (On Campus))
Description:

Japanese Art of the Edo and Meiji Eras (1603-1912) displays a variety of cultural expressions of Japan, including tea ceremony implements, woodblock prints, porcelains, and ink paintings.  The Edo Period (1603-1868), named after the Shogun capital, is one of the most prosperous and thriving in the history of Japanese art.  The political stability established by the Tokugawa family prompted an increase in artistic, cultural and social development, with flourishing and distinctive aesthetics represented in paintings, ceramics, woodblock prints and decorative arts.  The Meiji Period (1868-1912), an era of radical social and political change from feudalism to modernity and adopted Western influences, witnessed a blending of cultures and an innovative interchange of old ideas and new in Japanese art.  This exhibition intends to further enhance scholarly research for students in ARTH 322 Art of Japan, and several of the labels in this exhibition will be written by students. Featured works are loaned from the Shiro Kuma Collection of Edwin and Rhena Symmes in Atlanta, GA, from the Edmund Daniel Kinzinger (1888-1963) Collection of Japanese Prints loaned by David and Barbara Goist in Asheville, NC, and from the collection of Dr. and Mrs. Hunter Stokes ('60) in Florence, SC.  

Location: Richardson Family Art Museum, Lower Level
Contact: Youmi Efurd
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