Hope College will sponsor its annual Arts and Humanities Fair for high school students and faculty on Thursday, Oct. 3.
Hope College faculty and students from the departments of art, dance, English, history, modern and classical languages, music, philosophy, 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 more than 350 students and their teachers from more than a dozen schools from throughout Michigan will attend.
There will be workshops and lectures on a variety of topics. Among the presentations are "Can Wars Be Just?," "Egyptomania! American Architecture Looks to the Land of the Nile," "Is God Green?" and "J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Twentieth Century," and a showcase concert at 11 a.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel featuring faculty and students of the department of music. 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 1:50 p.m. Additional information may be obtained by calling Tory Kragt in the office of the dean for the arts and humanities, (616) 395-7748.