Archive for October, 2010

Athenæum Series, Fall 2010: Student Recital. Wednesday, Oct. 27, 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

The upcoming Kent Library fall Athenaeum series is a recital by student musicians from the Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 12:30 p.m. in Sadie’s Place.

The Kent Library faculty and staff are pleased to showcase the talents of student musicians from the Department of Music at the Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts. This recital of the fall Athenaeum Series has become a highly anticipated event by members of the local and campus communities. Listening to live musical performances by this season’s extraordinary student musicians in the environs of the library will be a treat. Please join the faculty and staff of Kent Library for an opportunity to listen to live performances by talented musicians of musical masterpieces.

A special thank you goes to Dr. Jeff Noonan of the Music Department for assisting in organizing this program.

Refreshments will be provided by Kent Library.

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Inequality in America: how much is there and does it matter?

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Media outlets often claim that the difference between the haves and the have-nots in America is growing. We are, so the story has it, more unequal today than at any time since the Gilded Age of the late 1800’s. Is this depiction of the economic state of America accurate? And supposing it is, why does, or should, it matter? On Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at noon in Kent Library’s Sadie’s Place, Dr. Hamner Hill will examine the reality of income and wealth in equality in America, and the redistributive impact of Federal Tax policies. The social consequences of inequality will then be examined, with an eye toward understanding why we should care about equality. The presentation is open to all, and refreshments will be served. For more information, please go to:   http://library.semo.edu/info/athenaeum.shtml