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St. John's College Community Art Exhibition

April 27 – May 11, 2014

This annual exhibition offers members of the St. John’s College community an opportunity to explore the visual arts. The result, a diverse collection of ceramics, paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, textiles, and photographs, elegantly represents the artistic talent of the community. 78 more words

No Harm. What More?

“It’s just a flesh wound.”

Henry IV: Part I, Act IV

I’ve got to hand it to Hotspur.  In a play bursting at the seams with memorable characters, he singlehandedly steals the show. 728 more words

Henry IV Part 1

Leave Me in this Contemplation to Weep

In honor of the “As You Like It” seminars at St. John’s College on Croquet Day…

Duke Senior (Act II, Scene i)

Come, shall we go and kill us venison?

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Five Reasons to Attend St. John's College

By Christopher B. Nelson, President, St. John’s College, Annapolis

Now is the time of year when students finishing high school have to make a thrilling and at the same time daunting choice: Which college should I attend in the fall? 849 more words

Renewal and Liberal Education

By Christopher B. Nelson, President, St. John’s College, Annapolis

It has been a long winter in the eastern United States, including here in the mid-Atlantic. It’s late March as I write this, and we are just starting to see the tops of daffodils and crocuses that usually appear a month earlier. 1,057 more words

Exciting News!

What a nice surprise waiting for me in my email this morning. I received a message from The Mitchell Gallery today that two of my paper sculpture illustrations are accepted in the show titled: … 104 more words

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Rather than writing…it's Hegeltime

Yes, I know I’ve been bad about writing lately. No, it’s not just because I’ve been busy (though that’s part of it), much as I’d like to blame it on that; mostly, it’s because I keep starting posts and then deleting them (there’s a really good one on philosophy, bicycling, and unfriendly motorists who pass inches away from you to make a point that just needs me to find the right words that aren’t too inflammatory that I must have redrafted four times by now, and have been thinking about since a ride in November), and, well, I’ve been reading Hegel. 923 more words

Philosophy