McDowell Great Hall

The Great Hall is located in McDowell, the oldest building on campus, which was completed in 1789. Lafayette once danced in the Great Hall, beneath its lovely interior balconies and chandeliers.

The Great Hall in McDowell Hall.
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60 College Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401

The Great Hall is located in McDowell, the oldest building on campus, which was completed in 1789. Lafayette once danced in the Great Hall, beneath its lovely interior balconies and chandeliers.

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Bryan Garsten - Friday Night Lecture

Fri, Sep 30, 2022 8pm

Bryan Garsten, Professor of Political Science and Humanities at Yale University, will deliver his lecture on Friday, September 30. The title of his lecture is "How deeply does democracy shape...

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Angel Parham - Friday Night Lecture

Fri, Oct 14, 2022 8pm

Angel Parham, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia, will present her lecture " Difference and Belonging in the Histories of Herodotus" on Friday, October 14, 2022 at 8:00...

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Katie Robiadek - Friday Night Lecture

Fri, Oct 21, 2022 8pm

Katie Robiadek, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Hood College, will lecture on Friday, October 21, 2022. This Friday night lecture is free and open to the public.

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Pater Edmund Waldstein - Friday Night Lecture

Fri, Oct 28, 2022 8pm

Pater Edmund Waldstein, O. Cist., the Director of the János-Brenner Haus, Stift Heiligenkreuz, will deliver his lecture ""Universal Predicates and Universal Causes". This Friday night lecture is...

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Concert - Poulenc Trio

Fri, Nov 4, 2022 8pm

The Poulenc Trio Friday, Nov. 4 at 8 pm -- Great Hall In a recent review, the New York Times praised the Poulenc Trio for its “elegant rendition” of Piazzolla’s Tangos. The group has been...

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Robert Druecker - Friday Night Lecture

Fri, Nov 11, 2022 8pm

Annapolis tutor, Mr. Druecker, will lecture on John of the Cross, on Friday, November 11, 2022. This Friday night lecture is free and open to the public.

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Mary Townsend (A04) - Friday Night Lecture

Fri, Sep 23, 2022 8pm

Mary Townsend, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at St. John's University in New York City, will lecture on Friday, September 23, 2022 during Reunion Weekend. Her lecture is titled "The Concept of...

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Patrick Deneen - The Andrew Steiner Memorial Lecture

Fri, Sep 16, 2022 8pm

Patrick Deneen, professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, will present his lecture "Toward a Revival of the Mixed Constitution.” This Friday night lecture is free and open to...

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William Braithwaite - Friday Night Lecture

Fri, Sep 2, 2022 8pm

Annapolis tutor, Mr. Braithwaite, will deliver his Friday Night Lecture "Reading Genesis Chapter Three". The Garden of Eden story, about Adam and Eve, what they did and how they were punished for...

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Joseph C. Macfarland, Dean - The Christopher B. Nelson Friday Night Lecture

Fri, Aug 26, 2022 8pm

Annapolis Dean, Joseph C. Macfarland, will present the annual opening Friday Night Christopher B. Nelson Lecture entitled "Moments in the Liberal Education of Frederick Douglass from My Bondage and...

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