Author: Gabriel Rom

Event Recap: Graham Priest Lecture

Event: Larwill Lecture in Philosophy: Graham Priest Date: February 25th 2013 Location: Higley Auditorium Correspondent: Andrew Stewart Professor Graham Priest of the University of Melbourne and the CUNY Graduate Center visited Kenyon this week, giving a Philosophy Department Larwill Lecture. His visit, significantly hyped in philosophy and math circles here at Kenyon, did not disappoint.

Event Recap: The Kenyon Torah (Lecture and Discussion)

Event: The Kenyon Torah (Lecture and Discussion) Date: February 12th 2013 Location: Gund Gallery Correspondent: Jessica Lieberman On Tuesday, February 12th, Peter Haas, visiting professor of Jewish studies from Case Western Reserve University, presented his research on what he termed “The Mysterious Torah of Knox County, Ohio.”  This discussion of the Kenyon Torah falls under the umbrella of the

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Event Recap: The Prep School Negro Screening…When Otherness Follows.

Event: The Prep School Negro: a film by André Robert Lee Date: February 11th 2013 Location: Gund Gallery Correspondent: Andrew Firestone In September of 1952, Bill Lowry left Chicago and headed east to Gambier, Ohio to begin his first year at Kenyon College. By the end of his first week, he had walked onto the football team, and by

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Event Recap: Hao Tang Lecture on Wittgenstein

This post is part of a new series by the Kenyon Observer which aims to cover the intellectual life on Kenyon’s campus. In the near future we will feature audio and video of lectures and events alongside commentary from our departmental correspondents.  Event: Hao Tang Lecture Department: Philosophy Date: February 4th 2013 Location: Hayes 109 Correspondent: Javier Leung Wittgenstein and the

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Event Recap: J Robert Lennon Reading

This post is the first in a new series by the Kenyon Observer which aims to cover the intellectual life on Kenyon’s campus. In the near future we will feature audio and video of lectures and events alongside commentary from our departmental correspondents.  Event: J Robert Lennon Reading Department: English / Creative Writing Date: February 4th 2013

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