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Thursday, October 12th

Time Event Title
2:00 pm

Autumn Lecture Series, Dr. Niria Leyva-Guiterrez

HC2023 - Kondysar Presentation
As part of the Marist College Lecture Series, and in conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month and the First Year Seminar Program's Common Read, Marist’s Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program will present “’There he was transfigured before them’: Cristóbal de Villalpando and the Image of Clerical Power in Colonial Mexico,” by Dr. Niria E. Leyva-Gutierrez, Department of Art History/Museum Studies, Long Island University at 2:00 pm on Thursday, October 12 in the Hancock Center Room 2023.

The talk explores the meaning and context behind a fantastic painting, The Transfiguration/Brazen Serpent, that is currently on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art until October 15th. It's by the colonial master Villalpando and has never until now left its chapel in Puebla's Cathedral, where it has been installed since the late 17th century.
7:00 pm

Dr. Robert Denemark, International Relations & North Korea Lecture

HN2023 - Kondysar Presentation
Robert Denemark is Professor of Political Science at the University of Delaware. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota in 1987. He has published 35 articles and book chapters, along with seven edited volumes, on the long-term dynamics of global systems, political violence, religious fundamentalism, and the nature of the global political economy. His works appear in English, Russian, French, and Finnish, and in journals in anthropology, economics, geography, and sociology, along with political science.

Denemark has been a member of the editorial boards of eight leading scholarly journals. He was the founding editor of the 12-volume International Studies Encyclopedia, and is now chair of its editorial advisory board. He is a recipient of a Pew Foundation Fellowship at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, the University of Delaware’s distinguished teaching award, and most recently a distinguished service award from the International Studies Association.

Dr. Denemark's talk is titled "Another Chance at Armageddon: The Nuclear Threat, Public Confusion, and the North Korean Sideshow".

This talk is co=sponsored with the World Affairs Council of the Mid-Hudson Valley.
8:00 pm

Marist Theater Program and MCCTA, Neil Simon Showcase

Nelly Goletti Theatre
Humor, warmth, and family drama will take center stage at the Nelly Goletti Theatre between Oct. 5 and Oct. 15 as the Marist Theatre Program and Marist College Club of Theatre Arts (MCCTA) produce a Neil Simon Showcase featuring two of the playwright's most beloved works: "Jake’s Women" and "Lost in Yonkers". Two talented casts of students and guest performers will take on these timeless works over two weekends.

Directed by James Steinmeyer, "Jake’s Women" centers on Jake, a novelist who is more successful with fiction that with life, as he faces a marital crisis by daydreaming about the women in his life. The wildly comic and sometimes moving flashbacks played in his mind are interrupted by visitations from actual females.

"Lost in Yonkers", directed by Matt Andrews, is set in Yonkers in 1942. Bella is thirty-five years old, mentally challenged, and living at home with her mother, stern Grandma Kurnitz. As the play opens, ne'er-do-well son Eddie deposits his two young sons on the old lady's doorstep. He is financially strapped and taking to the road as a salesman. The boys are left to contend with Grandma, with Bella and her secret romance, and with Louie, her brother, a small-time hoodlum in a strange new world called Yonkers.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Oct 11th-Oct 12th

Marist College Men's Soccer vs. Monmouth - 7:00 PM EST

Poughkeepsie NY

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