Return to Campus Plan for Fall 2020

Messiah University is in session this fall with flexible in-person and remote learning options, health and safety protocols and student care and support.

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Schedule of Events

Fall 2020 Honors Congress events

 

Opening lecture by MUHP director, Dr. James LaGrand. 

            Online.

     Marc Chagall exhibit, sponsored by the Department of Art and Design.

            Throughout the fall semester, High Center galleries.

Life Is Beautiful (1997 Italian film), part of the fall international film series.

            Thursday, September 3, 4:15 p.m. & 7:00 p.m., Parmer Cinema [Boyer 137]. > Online reservation required <

Banlieusards (2019 French film), part of the fall international film series.

            Thursday, September 10, 4: 15 p.m. & 7:00 p.m., Parmer Cinema [Boyer 137]. > Online reservation required <

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019 Malawian-British film), part of the fall int’l film series.

            Thursday, September 17, 4: 15 p.m. & 7:00 p.m., Parmer Cinema [Boyer 137]. > Online reservation required <

Timbuktu (2014 Mauritanian-French film), part of the fall international film series.

            Thursday, September 24, 4: 15 p.m. & 7:00 p.m., Parmer Cinema [Boyer 137]. > Online reservation required <

*  “After COVID-19, what is the future of the church?” a virtual conversation.

            Tuesday, September 29, 4:30 p.m., via livestream.

     Sophocles’ Antigone, a production of the Department of Theater and Dance.

            October 1-7, via livestream.

Seminar discussions on Books 5-8 of Homer’s Odyssey (2020-21 BOTY).

            Week of October 5-9, each day outdoors at Harbor House (map),
                            Monday, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. reserve seat
                            Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., reserve seat
                            Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., reserve seat
                            Thursday, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., reserve seat
                            Friday, 9 a.m.-10 a.m., reserve seat
                            Friday, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., reserve seat
                           
Livestream option available (click here to join) Wednesday, Oct 7th, 7-8 p.m.

“Attending Graduate School in California,” Career & Professional Development Center webinar.

            Friday, October 9, noon, must register, via livestream.

Lecture by Dr. Vigen Guroian (Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia)

            Tuesday, October 13, 7:00 p.m., outdoors next to Harbor House.

*  “Christian Considerations on Politics,” a virtual conversation with Dr. Dean Curry.

            Thursday, October 15, 4:30 p.m., via livestream.

*  “After COVID-19, what is the future of international travel?” a virtual conversation.

            Thursday, October 22, 4:30 p.m., via livestream.

*  “After COVID-19, what is the future of education?” a virtual conversation.

            Thursday, October 29, 4:30 p.m., via livestream.

Read-aloud favorite excerpts from Books 9-12 of Homer’s Odyssey (2020-21 BOTY).

Thursday, November 5, 4:30 p.m., outdoors on Harbor House’s side yard. > Online reservation required <

*  Panel presentation on Homer’s Odyssey (2020-21 BOTY).

            Wednesday, November 11, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., via livestream.

*  “After COVID-19, what is the future of families?” a virtual conversation.

            Thursday, November 19, 4:30 p.m., via livestream.

*  = MUHP event open to all members of the Messiah University community and the public.

N.B. Details subject to change. Additional Honors events may be added to the calendar.