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N.C. Treasurer Visits Salem Nov 15, 2010 from 12:30 PM to 02:15 PM The Saal, Single Sisters House ,
State Treasurer Janet Cowell is leading a Student Entrepreneurship Tour throughout North Carolina that will make a stop at Salem College on Monday, November 15.
An Evening Reading with Poet Erika Meitner: "Butter on Your Grits, Kisses on Your Pillow" Nov 11, 2010 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College,
About Erika Meitner’s work, poet Nikki Giovanni says, “Erika Meitner is the new voice of intelligent and emotional poems. Good for poetry. Good for poetry lovers. Good for the rest of us, too.” Meitner is the author of the poetry collections Inventory at the All-night Drugstore (Anhinga Press, 2003), and Ideal Cities, which was a 2009 National Poetry Series Winner and was published in 2010 by Harper Perennial. She has taught creative writing at UVA, UW-Madison, UC-Santa Cruz, and is currently an assistant professor of English at Virginia Tech, where she teaches in the MFA program. Free and open to the community. Sponsored by the Center for Women Writers
An Afternoon Craft Talk with Poet Erika Meitner: "Five Common Poetry Taboos (and Why/When/How You Might Break Them) Nov 11, 2010 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Library Assembly Room, Gramley Library,
Do Paris Hilton, Doritos, or Smurfs belong in your poems? What about excessive rhyme and repetition? Borrowed chunks of text from other sources? Pictures or drawings? Nudity and adult content? We'll be discussing five common poetry taboos, and exploring how you might attempt to use some of these literary devices, or work with unconventional subject matter in your poems. Free. Sponsored by the Center for Women Writers
International Dinner Nov 06, 2010 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Bryant Hall,
An international culinary feast! The International Club of Salem will host its annual dinner with food from countries around the world and live entertainment. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students as well as children under 10. Children under 3 eat free. Reservations may be made by calling 336/917-5493. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. Co-sponsored by the Salem College International Club and the Human Relations Department of Winston-Salem City Hall
"The Billies" at The Cellar/Family Weekend Nov 05, 2010 from 08:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Come hear acoustic rock duo "The Billies" at The Cellar.
Interior Design Students Part of ReStore Event Nov 05, 2010 from 06:30 PM to 10:00 PM 341 Witt Street, W-S,
Salem's interior design students will be participating in the Habitat for Humanity 2010 ReStore Spaces Event
Salem Sings with Sepulveda Nov 05, 2010 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College,
Newly appointed choral chonductor Dr. Sonja Sepulveda leads the Salem College Chorale and Chamber Choir in her exciting inaugural concert at Salem College.
WISE Conference November 5 Nov 05, 2010 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Oral presentations of scientific research and work will be presented by Salem alumnae and students.
Volleyball @ Guilford College Nov 03, 2010 12:00 AM Guilford College,
The Salem volleyball team travels to Guilford College.
Hillary Jordan - Author of "Mudbound" Nov 02, 2010 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College,
Hillary Jordan’s debut novel, "Mudbound", received the 2006 Bellwether Prize for Fiction, a prize founded by Barbara Kingsolver to reward books of conscience, social responsibility, and literary merit, as well as the 2009 Alex Award from the American Library Association. Released to instant critical acclaim, "Mudbound" was the NAIBA (New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association) Fiction Book of the Year, a Borders Original Voices selection, a Book Sense pick, and one of twelve New Voices of 2008 chosen by Waterstone’s UK. It was called a “powerful firestorm of a first novel” by Barnes & Noble Discover Pick, and Publishers Weekly wrote that Mudbound “carries echoes of "As I Lay Dying", hailing the book as “a superbly rendered depiction of the fury and terror wrought by racism.” Ms. Jordan grew up in Texas and Oklahoma. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University, and a BA in English and Political Science from Wellesley College. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous literary journals, including StoryQuarterly and The Carolina Quarterly. She lives in Tivoli, NY. Free and open to the community. After the lecture there will be a book signing and refreshments. Sponsored by the Committee on Cultural Events.
Cross Country @ Great South Championships in Maryville Oct 30, 2010 from 09:00 AM to 09:30 AM Maryville, TN,
The Salem College cross country team will compete in the Great South Championships at Maryville.
Volleyball @ Hollins Trimatch Oct 30, 2010 12:00 AM Hollins,
The Salem volleyball team travels to Hollins.
Schumann Synthesized Oct 29, 2010 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College,
Schumann Synthesized: Dancers, actors and visual artists present works inspired by the piano and vocal music of Robert Schumann. This performance features Barbara Lister-Sink and her piano students; newly appointed Salem voice professor and mezzo-soprano Cristy Brown; and Salem's dance, drama and visual arts students.
Soccer @ Mountain State Oct 29, 2010 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM Beckley, WV,
The salem soccer team travels to Mountain State University
"Severed Hands and Hidden Secrets": An Evening with Writer Dan Chaon Oct 28, 2010 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College,
Join us for a reading by National Book Award finalist Dan Chaon, who will discuss the inspiration behind his latest novel, Await Your Reply. An unsettling and heartbreaking examination of identity, relationships and betrayal, the book is a literary tour de force with the momentum of a thriller. “You will never forget the scene involving a severed hand,” says critic Ron Charles in The Washington Post. “[Chaon’s novel] succeeds as brilliantly as the short stories that have won him a Pushcart Prize, an O. Henry Award and an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.” Dan Chaon is the author of two novels and two collections of stories. He is the Pauline M. Delaney Professor of Creative Writing at Oberlin College. Free and open to the community. Sponsored by the Beverly Johnson Pritchard Lecture Series
SGA Halloween Carnival Oct 27, 2010 from 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM
The SGA Halloween Carnival is open to the community.
Soccer @ Ferrum College Oct 26, 2010 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Ferrum, VA,
The Salem soccer team travels to Ferrum College
Soccer @ Georgia Wesleyan College Oct 24, 2010 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Macon, GA,
The Salem soccer team travels to Georgia Wesleyan College
Moramus Chorale Concert Oct 23, 2010 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College,
The Moramus Chorale will present a concert featuring the music of English Moravian composer Christian Ignatius Latrobe, who was a close friend to Haydn. The concert will feature Latrobe's Dies Irae, which has not been performed in full for more than 50 years, as well as his Dawn of Glory, written as a sequel to the Dies Irae. Concert admission is free, but donations will be accepted to fund future presentations of the Moramus Chorale. Visit www.moramuschorale.org for more information. Sponsored by the School of Music
Volleyball @ VA Intermont Oct 23, 2010 from 10:00 AM to 03:20 PM VA Intermont,
The Salem volleyball team travels to VA Intermont to play VA Intermont and Southern VA University.