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Inauguration: Program of Events

Hamilton will inaugurate Joan Stewart as the College's 19th president during Fallcoming Weekend, Friday-Saturday, Oct. 17-18. The inauguration ceremony, which took place on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 10:30 a.m., in the Margaret Bundy Scott Field House, is available via an archived Webcast. Other weekend festivities will include Sophomore Seminar Symposia and a World-Class Jazz performance.

Friday, October 17, 2003

Noon
Comstock Scholarship Luncheon, by invitation only

2:30 - 5:00 p.m.  
A Celebration of the Hamilton Plan for Liberal Education
  
2:30 p.m. 
Sophomore seminar symposia:

Nature, Art or Mathematics: with Professor of mathematics Richard E. Bedient and Professor of English Margaret O. Thickstun, examines chaos theory, fractal geometry, landscape architecture and theories of tragedy in relation to Tom Stoppard's play Arcadia (Red Pit, Kirner-Johnson Hall)
or
The Physics of Musical Sound, with Professor of Music Samuel Pellman and Associate Professor of Physics Brian Collett, explores the subtle and wonderful connections between the behavior of physical systems and the music that can be created and performed with them (Wellin Hall, Schambach Center)

4:00 p.m. 
A Lecture by Cheng Li, William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Government: Education, Art and Politics: American Influence on China's Peaceful Evolution (Red Pit, Kirner-Johnson Hall)
or
Moliere's one-act play The Seductive Countess, a witty satire about social pretension and love, presented by the Department of Theatre and Dance (Eells Residence Hall Dining Room)

6 p.m.  
Inauguration Dinner Hosted by the Board of Trustees, by invitation only 

9 p.m.
World-Class Jazz Performance: Keter Betts, Kenny Davern '00, Tony DeNicola, and Bucky Pizzarelli '03 (Fillius Events Barn)

9:30 p.m. 
Campus Activities Board presents Matt Nathanson (The Little Pub)
  

Saturday, October 18, 2003

10:30 a.m.  
Inauguration Ceremony (Margaret Bundy Scott Field House)  View archived Webcast.

Noon
Inauguration Luncheon (Western and Main Quadrangles)

1 p.m.   
Football: Hamilton vs. Colby (Steuben Field)

1 p.m. 
Men's Soccer: Hamilton vs. Rochester Institute of Technology (Love Field)

1 - 5 p.m.
Opening Reception for Hamilton Collects Photography: The First 100 Years (Emerson Gallery)

2 p.m.
The Making of an Exhibition--Hamilton Collects Photography: The First 100 Years.  A talk by William E. Williams '73, Haverford College Professor of Fine Arts and Curator of Photography and William Salzillo, Hamilton College Professor of Art and Curator of the Hamilton Collects Series (Emerson Gallery)

4 p.m.
Moliere's one-act play The Seductive Countess, a witty satire about social pretension and love, presented by the Department of Theatre and Dance (Eells Residence Hall Dining Room)

9 p.m.
World-Class Jazz Performance: Kenny Davern H'00, Bucky Pizzarelli H'03, Keter Betts and Tony DeNicola (Fillius Events Barn)

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