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October 2017

Fifth Annual Cicero Speech Contest

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Cicero Speech Contest strives to promote a speaking culture at Barnard where speaking is an intellectual expression and powerful tool for advocacy; where speaking well is valued, evaluated, and rewarded; where students use opportunities such as this event to voice issues which matter to them and affect real change; and where Barnard students hone and employ their voices for transformation. This year, the contest will be opened by President Sian Beilock! There will be two speech categories: Persuasive Advocacy (5 minutes) and Impromptu (3…

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Mary Stuart Preformances

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19 – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2017 8 PM (& 3 PM SATURDAY)’ By Friedrich Schiller Directed by Gisela Cardenas Centering on the final days of the life of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, Friedrich Schiller’s intense psychological study is focused on the intersection of romantic, political, and religious betrayal, revealing vivid tension between the costs of moral righteousness and those of political expediency. Gisela Cardenas, who directed Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s brilliant Katzelmacher, returns to campus to direct this evocatively…

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