Oglethorpe in the News: March 1-14

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Nike Soccer Camps Adds New Location at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia

Campers have the opportunity to learn from a collegiate coach who brings a wealth of experience to the game Wes Anania serves as the Head Women’s Soccer Coach at Oglethorpe and brings his 10+ years of coaching experience to the table when he directs the Nike Soccer Camp at Oglethorpe University this June.

Will the Future Understand Our Past?

Beneath the Oglethorpe University campus sits the Crypt of Civilization, a time capsule welded shut on May 25, 1940, with instructions that it remain sealed until May 28, 8113. Whatever life form opens the crypt may be puzzled by the artifacts from 1930s America and curious about its creator, Thornwell Jacobs, whose attitudes about Jews, and other minorities, unfortunately can be heard in some quarters today.

Lecture: Elizabeth Peterson, “The Sande Society: Women of the Mende in Sierra Leone” – Global Atlanta

This lecture is presented as part of the exhibition “Stories Without an End: Power, Beauty and Wisdom of Women in African Art of the Mehta Collection” on view through April 21, 2019. Elizabeth H. Peterson is Director of the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art. Professor Peterson developed the current exhibition Stories Without and End: Power, …

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