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Greek week on campus centers on Cyclops

Play, colloquium on Euripides’ work highlights week’s activities, which include lecture, concert

02/17/03

On Thursday, Feb. 20, the Xavier Players begin their run of the Greek play Cyclops in conjunction with a colloquium on the Euripides work. George Harrison, associate professor of classics, organized the colloquium to bring together Greek scholars from around the world to think, discuss and write about the play. He also provided a new translation of the play to the theater group. Performances are at 8:00 p.m. through Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Gallagher Student Center theater, with a Sunday, Feb. 23, matinee at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for University students, faculty and staff. Tickets can be purchased by calling 513 745-3939. For more information please call 513 745-3578 or 513 745-3576. On Tuesday, Feb. 18, the wind ensemble is giving a concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Long Recital Hall in Edgecliff Hall. The performance includes pieces by Haydn, Bach and Donizetti. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail seurkamp@xu.edu or call 513 745-3801. On Wednesday, Feb. 19, students get back to business with a lecture by David Weinstein, executive vice president for Fidelity Investments, on "Ethics and Corporate Governance.” Weinstein is speaking on the value of ethics, the role and impact of corporate governance and the mutual fund industry. Fidelity Investments is the largest mutual fund company in the country, the No. 1 provider of workplace retirement savings plans and a leading online brokerage firm. Weinstein oversees Fidelity's federal and state government relations, regional sites across America and privacy initiatives. The talk is at 6:15 p.m. in the Conaton Board Room in Schmidt Hall, with a reception following at 7:30 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Williams College of Business. For more information, e-mail Mike Webb at webbm@xavier.edu or call 513 745-3528. On Thursday, Feb. 20, the film and discussion series on racism and reconciliation continues with the documentary Long Night’s Journey into Day. The movie tells four stories of apartheid in South Africa, as seen through the eyes of the truth and reconciliation commission and features appearances by real-life political figures such as Desmond Tutu. The film is being shown at 7:00 p.m. in Kelley Auditorium in Alter Hall. For more information, e-mail urmston@xu.edu or call 513 745-3320. For a complete listing of campus events, visit the University’s calendar web page.