Sykes Residence

Protecting The Promise of Public Education

The Department of Education and the Principals' Academy at St. Lawrence University are pleased to sponsor Professor Pasi Sahlberg's visit to campus. Dr. Sahlberg earned his Ph.D. from the University of Jyvaskyla (Finland). The celebrated author of Finnish Lessons and an experienced Finnish teacher, teacher educator, policy advisor and visiting professor at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education, he is the former director general of the Centre for International Mobility & Cooperation.

The Frank P. Piskor Lecture

You are cordially invited to attend

The Frank P. Piskor
Faculty Lecture

presented by

Alan Draper
Professor of Government

“Let it Shine, Let it Shine, Let it Shine:  Class and Politics in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement”

Tuesday, April 7th
7:00 p.m.
Sykes Common Room

 

Rabbi Seymour Siegel Memorial Lecture

Nancy Sinkoff, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and History at Rutgers University and Director of the Center for European Studies, is our guest lecturer this year. 

A graduate of Harvard-Radcliffe College with master’s degrees from the Jewish Theological Seminary and Columbia University, she received her Ph.D. from Columbia.  Her research interests are in Jewish history, particularly in early modern Poland and Modern Europe.

Rabbi Seymour Siegel Memorial Lecture

Nancy Sinkoff, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and History at Rutgers University and Director of the Center for European Studies, is our guest lecturer this year. 

A graduate of Harvard-Radcliffe College with master’s degrees from the Jewish Theological Seminary and Columbia University, she received her Ph.D. from Columbia.  Her research interests are in Jewish history, particularly in early modern Poland and Modern Europe.

Writers Series presents Mark Irwin

Mark  Irwin  is a nationally-acclaimed poet and four-time winner of the Pushcart Prize for poetry who  has been described as “a descendant of William Carlos Williams and Hart Crane.” He is the author of six collections of poetry and two volumes of translations (from Romanian and French), and a recently-completed book of essays on contemporary American poetry and painting.

Passover Seder

Passover Seder
Friday, April 3rd
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Sykes Common Room

Please make your reservation with Marcia Bradley at 229-5630 or mbradley@stlawu.edu. RESERVATIONS ARE DUE BY MONDAY, MARCH 30th!

Passover is an eight day Jewish holiday, marking the birth of the Jews as a people. It remembers the liberation of the children of Israel from slavery in Egypt under the leadership of Moses. The Seder is a ritual banquet which reenacts the Exodus and invites reflection on freedom in many forms.

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