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For Immediate Release (01-11)
Date: February 16, 2001
Contact: Steve Simon, 240-567-7952

Montgomery College Humanities Institute
To Present a Variety of Upcoming Events

Montgomery College’s Paul Peck Humanities Institute will host a variety of upcoming lectures, symposiums, concerts and other such events, all of which will be free and open to the public. Please mark your calendar and for the following events:

  • February 22, 7 p.m. -- Civil Rights Series Lecture. Dr. Leonard Steinhorn discusses his book, The Illusion of Integration and the Reality of Race. His presentation will focus on the difference between the perception of integration and racial realities in the United States. This will be held in the Theatre Arts Arena on Montgomery College's Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville.
  • March 22, 7 p.m. -- "Good Housekeeping: A Visual History of Domestic Technologies, From the Toilet to the Kitchen Sink," a symposium, co-sponsored by the College's Humanities Institute and the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian curator Ellen Lupton, who will provide a fascinating and humorous exploration of the history of domestic technologies, will lead the discussion. Location: Theater Arts Building, Montgomery College's Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville.
  • April 11, 1 p.m. -- Freedom Seder. The third annual Freedom Seder is an interfaith Passover Seder, which acknowledges the struggle for justice and freedom as a common thread of humanity. Location: Student Lounge, Montgomery College's Takoma Park Campus, 7600 Takoma Avenue, Takoma Park.
  • April 12, 12 p.m. -- Holocaust Commemoration: "Fania Fenelon in Auschwitz: Playing for Time." An Evening with Madame F is Claudia Stevens' acclaimed depiction in music, song, and drama of the experience of Fania Fenelon and other concentration camp musicians. Location: Theater Arts Building, Montgomery College's Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville.
  • April 12, 7:30 p.m. -- Holocaust Commemoration Concert, presented by the Montgomery College-Rockville Music Department. In keeping with the music of the Holocaust, the Rockville Music Department presents a concert in commemoration of the Holocaust. Location: Theatre Arts Arena, Montgomery College's Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville.

For more information on any of these events, call the Paul Peck Humanities Institute at 240-567-7417 (TDD 301- 294-9672); or log on to the Montgomery College Web site at www.montgomerycollege.edu and check the college calendar.

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