Event of interest

At noon on Wednesday, April 19, there will be a “Landscapes of the Spirit” panel presentation and Discussion on, “How a Catholic, Holy Cross education from Saint Mary’s College formed two Alumnae.” The two alumnae are Cindy Traub ’01 (math major, minors in chemistry and secondary education) and Allison Beyer ’07 (majors in philosophy and religious studies).

The event will be held in the south lounge of Regina Hall.

Please see the flyer linked below for more details:

Landscapes of the Spirit

Clips from and commentary on a staging of *Antigone*

In 2012, the National Theatre in London staged a modern interpretation of¬†Antigone. Unfortunately, I’ve not been able to locate a video recording of the entire performance. You may, however, find the following clips from the performance and commentary on the production¬†interesting.

Creon and Antigone:

Creon and Haemon:

Family versus State:

Religion and Modern Context:

A video for MLK day

We won’t be reading from the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. until the middle of next week, but we begin our semester on the national holiday observed in his honor. This cover (by the Maccabeats and Naturally 7) of James Taylor’s “Shed a Little Light” seems a fitting post for the first day of class: