Irish poet Peter Fallon will offer a poetry reading in Goshen College’s Newcomer Center Room 19 on Wednesday, Nov. 2
Saloma Miller Furlong, author of “Why I Left the Amish,” just published by Michigan State University Press, will give a reading and presentation titled, “Two Lives in One: Inside and Outside the Amish.”
The ninth annual Goshen College and Ryan’s Place grief seminar, titled “Narratives of Grief: Listening for the Stories,” will be held on Friday, Sept. 30 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Church-Chapel Fellowship Rooms
Noted baritone and Metropolitan Opera singer Michael Todd Simpson will perform a voice recital on Friday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall. Simpson will be accompanied by Christine Larson Seitz, piano.
Award-winning actor and playwright Anna Deavere Smith will present the keynote address,”ÒGlimpses of America in Change,” at Goshen College for the Roy H. Umble Master Class and Yoder Public Affairs Lecture, which are combined into one event this year. The address will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 13 in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
When genetic testing completed in 1998 suggested that Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States, bore children with Sally Hemings, one of his slaves, it did not shock Julia Jefferson and Shay Banks- Young who have always believed their great-great-grandfathers were sons of Jefferson and Hemings.