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Weis Center for the Performing Arts

Overview
Works: 11 works in 11 publications in 1 language and 26 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Case studies  Interviews  History  Biographies 
Classifications: NB237.L2728, 730.92
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Most widely held works by Weis Center for the Performing Arts
Carving in context : granite sculpture by William Lasansky( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion on the state of American politics : [a lecture]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

As part of the Bucknell Speaker Forum, Andersson Cooper, CNN news anchor, addressed the audience in a 20-minute speech and then opened the floor to audience questions. Bucknell Provost Barbara Altmann introduced him. His core message was apolitical as he chose to focus on the role of journalists. The journalist outlined a litany of positive indicators for the nation's future, including that literacy is on the rise and that "wars are less frequent and less deadly. Chair of the Task Force and Chief Communications Officer Andy Hirsch and the Bucknell Forum Task Force, which is made up of students, faculty, and staff members across academic disciplines, said they, "collectively decided to invite Anderson Cooper to discuss American politics because we felt he would offer our community an engaging, timely, and interesting perspective that would spark good discussion on campus,"
Spring Dance Concert 2017( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bucknell Department of Theatre and Dance Presents Bucknell Dance Company Spring Dance Concert 2017
A conversation with David McCullough( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Speaking at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Bucknell University, the Pulitzer Prize winning biographer discusses the inter-disciplinary nature of history, the importance of its study, of how we participate in and will be judged by history. McCullough considers the character and leadership qualities of George Washington, the need for an effective use of language, the importance of teachers, education and the role of the president in our national life
Doris Kearns Goodwin : leadership lessons from Abraham Lincoln and their meaning for our next president( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Speaking at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, Doris Kearns Goodwin identifies and discusses ten qualities of leadership exemplified by Abraham Lincoln in the selection of the members of his cabinet. Goodwin is the author of "Team of rivals: the political genius of Abraham Lincoln."
Sowing the seeds of hope by Jane Goodall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Speaking at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Bucknell University, Goodall's talk, "Sowing the Seeds of Hope," will focus on sharing stories form her new book. Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants, the impact of her groundbreaking chimpanzee behavioral research in Gombe and her fascination with animals and Africa, as well as explore the current threats facing the planet and her reasons for hope in these complex times
Symphony no. 3 by Jackson Hill( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Symphony no. 2 by Jackson Hill( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Spring Dance Concert 2016( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Bucknell University Department of Theatre and Dance presents: Bucknell Dance Company Spring Dance Concert 2016
A conversation with John Edgar Wideman : [a lecture]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Edgar Wideman read excerpts from his forthcoming book, Writing to save a life: the Louis Till file, (published in 2016). Louis Till was Emmett Till's father. Emmett was the 14-year old Chicago boy who was brutally murdered by white men in Mississippi in 1955
The sixth extinction : an unnatural history : [a lecture]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Elizabeth Kolbert discussed her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History," a nonfiction work that argues that Earth is in the midst of a man-made sixth extinction. Recently named a Janet Weis Fellow in Contemporary Letters, Kolbert is now the twelfth recipient to have received such an honor, joining the likes of writers Toni Morrison, John Updike, and Tom Wolfe. President John Bravman introduced Kolbert and her work, and explained the significance of the award he bestowed upon her
 
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Bucknell University Weis Center for the Performing Arts

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