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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Mark D. Jordan - Friday Night Lecture

Fri, Feb 10, 2023 8pm

Mark Jordan, Niebuhr Research Professor at Harvard Divinity School, will present a lecture entitled “Memory-Book: Prologues to the Summa of Theology” on Friday, February 10, 2023. Re-reading...

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Jacob Howland - Friday Night Lecture

Fri, Feb 17, 2023 8pm

We will be joined by Jacob Howland from the University of Austin Texas where he directs the Intellectual Foundations program and is Chief Academic Officer. His lecture is described...

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Parker String Quartet

Fri, Jan 27, 2023 8pm

St. John’s College Concert Series presents the Parker String Quartet. Beethoven, String Quartet in F minor, Op. 95 Ligeti, Quartet No. 2 Beethoven, Quartet in C# minor, Op. 131 The St. John’s...

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Carl E. Young III - Friday Night Lecture

Fri, Jan 13, 2023 8pm

Carl "Tripp" Young, Assistant Professor of Classics at Hillsdale College, will present his lecture “The Dread Head of Gorgias: Agathon’s Speech in Plato’s Symposium.” In the Symposium, Plato...

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Daniel Nicholson - Friday Night Lecture

Fri, Dec 2, 2022 8pm

Daniel Nicholson, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at George Mason University, will deliver his lecture: “Is Schrödinger’s What is Life? still worth reading today?” Erwin Schrödinger’s What is...

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Proust Roundtable

Fri, Nov 18, 2022 8pm

This event is for students, faculty and staff only. Tutor Panel: Natalie Elliot (SF), Khafiz Kerimov, Patricia Locke Marcel Proust, author of a seven-volume novel, In Search of Lost Time, passed...

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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. It is titled "Walking the First Steps of His Camino with John of the Cross - An Exploration of The...

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