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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James Henle - Friday Night Lecture

Fri, Dec 3, 2021 8pm

James Henle, Myra M. Sampson Professor Emeritus of Mathematics & Statistics from Smith College will deliver his lecture "Truth Has Gone Missing." Preview of the lecture: In the last century it...

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John Cornell - Friday Night Lecture

Fri, Jan 28, 2022 8pm

Mr. Cornell will present his lecture: Dante’s Third Testament: A Reading of Paradiso, 5-7 Students of Dante have long assumed his fidelity to the Magisterium, the teaching authority of the...

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Ange Mlinko - The Andrew Steiner Memorial Lecture

Fri, Feb 11, 2022 8pm

Ange Mlinko, author, poet and Associate Professor, Department of English from the University of Florida will be the special guest lecturer.

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Roosevelt Montas - The Carol J. Worrell Series on Literature Speaker

Fri, Apr 15, 2022 8pm

Special guest Roosevelt Montas will deliver his lecture "How the Great Books Speak to All of Us."

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Melvin Rogers - Friday Night Lecture

Fri, Nov 19, 2021 8pm

Melvin Rogers from Brown University will deliver "Martin Delaney, Frederick Douglass, and the Danger of Political Pessimism" on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. in the Great Hall. The talk...

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All-College Seminar (for students, faculty and staff only)

Fri, Nov 12, 2021 8pm

Information for this All-College Seminar will be posted shortly.

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