Author/Educator Tallie to speak at annual Black History dinner

February 6, 2014 | 2014
Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, author of Karma’s Footsteps, will speak at Marietta College’s annual Black History Month dinner at 6 p.m., Monday, Feb. 17. The dinner will be conducted in the Andrews Hall Great Room.
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Author Penelope Niven scheduled for College’s Esbenshade Series

April 3, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series returns with author Penelope Niven, who will discuss her latest work on Thornton Miller, at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 8. Niven’s lecture, which will be in the Alma McDonough Auditorium, is the fourth of five performances/talks scheduled for the 2012-13 Esbenshade Series.
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‘The Other Wes Moore’ chosen for 2012-13 Common Reading

April 11, 2012 | 2012
Considered a perfect fit for Marietta College’s 2012-13 theme of Leadership & Social Justice, Wes Moore’s “The Other Wes Moore” has been chosen as the common reading for campus.
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Award-winning author to read at Marietta College Jan. 18

January 3, 2011 | 2011
Author Dan Chaon, whose novel "Await Your Reply" was called one of the 10 best books of 2009 by Publishers Weekly, is reading from his work at Marietta College on Tuesday, Jan. 18. Chaon, who has taught creative writing at Oberlin College since 1998, will begin his reading at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Room of Andrews Hall. The event, which is...
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Author of ‘The Physics of NASCAR’ to speak on campus Nov. 6

October 21, 2013 | 2013
Dr. Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, author of The Physics of NASCAR, knows a thing or two about driving fast — at least the science part of it. Marietta College’s Department of Physics is excited to welcome Leslie-Pelecky at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6. She is scheduled to talk about “The Physics of Speed” in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Author, Peace Corps volunteer to speak during International Week

March 12, 2013 | 2013
Kris Holloway is not the first Peace Corps volunteer to write a book. But after serving as a volunteer in Mali, West Africa, from 1989-91, Holloway knew she needed to share her story in “Monique and the Mango Rains: Two Years with a Midwife in Mali.”
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Award-winning journalist, author to speak on MLK Day at College

January 11, 2012 | 2012
Though it took only 17 minutes for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to deliver his “I Have a Dream” speech, his words to the American people calling for the end of discrimination and insistence on equality for all stands as one of the most influential messages of the 20th century.  
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Author of global economy book speaking at Nov. 18 ERT meeting

November 5, 2009 | 2009
Dr. Pietra Rivoli, Professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, is the next speaker at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Rivoli’s talk is “Lessons from the Travels of a T-shirt,” at noon at the Marietta Country Club. The meeting is open only to members of the Roundtable and...
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‘E.E. Cummings: Pacifist, Prisoner, Poet’ next in WWI speaker series

April 22, 2015 | 2015
Marietta College’s Dr. Bev Hogue will make the seventh and final presentation in the World War I colloquium — Exploring the Great War — at 7 p.m., Monday, April 27, in Thomas 124.
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Author of Common Reading to speak at College on Sept. 10

July 3, 2013 | 2013
A college campus is the perfect place to see different styles and some of the hippest fashions for a time period.
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Author Wes Moore delivers 'passionate' plea to students

November 14, 2012 | 2012
Author Wes Moore appealed to a standing-room-only crowd at Marietta College Tuesday (Oct. 13) to consider their actions in the context of a greater purpose and to find their passion.
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Author discusses 'The Legend of Colton H. Bryant' with campus, community

November 11, 2011 | 2011
When asked who or what gives author Alexandra Fuller the right to tell the story of someone else’s life, she replied, “A writer can shoot for lofty goals, no one is stopping me, so why not? I’m right because I have the right to do so.”
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