posted October 4, 2000

Arts & Humanities Fair

Hope College will sponsor its annual
Arts and Humanities Fair for high school students and
faculty on Thursday, Oct. 12.

Hope College faculty and students from the
departments of art, dance, English, history, modern and
classical languages, music, philosophy, political science,
religion and theatre will present lectures and
demonstrations that will introduce those attending to the
variety of courses in the arts and humanities at Hope
College.

The college is anticipating that approximately 400
students and 25 teachers from 17 schools from throughout
Michigan will attend.

There will be workshops and lectures on a variety
of topics. Among the presentations are "Guts & Glory:
Greco-Roman Games & Sports," "Brats - Snails - Sushi: What
Food Tells us about Culture," "Thomas Jefferson and the
Problem of Slavery," "Imagining Cleopatra: The Modern World
Looks at an Ancient Queen," Republican and Democrat
perspectives on the presidential election, and a showcase
concert featuring faculty and students of the department of
music (the concert will be repeated for the general public
on Thursday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel).
The visiting high school students have also been invited to
join the college's students for lunch in the Phelps Hall
dining room.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m. in the Maas
Center auditorium, and the fair will continue until 2 p.m.
Additional information may be obtained by calling Ann W.
Farley in the office of the dean for the arts and
humanities, (616) 395-7748.