Noteworthy: Thursday, January 31, 2013
Relay for Life meeting set
ELYSBURG - Members of Relay for Life of Southern Columbia will hold their 2013 kick-off meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Church, 599 W. Center St.
Members will vote on a theme for this year's Relay and will discuss event details, including the new time schedule. This year's Relay is scheduled for May 31 at Tiger Stadium at Southern Columbia Area High School and will not be a 24-hour event.
Cancer survivors, care givers, team captains, team members and anyone interested in learning more about Relay for Life are invited to attend.
Bucknell professors to give speech on 'Interpreting the Susquehanna'
LEWISBURG - Bucknell professors Katie Faull and Alf Siewers will give a talk, "Interpreting the Susquehanna: Renewing the Liberal Arts and Humanities in Regional Studies," at 4 p.m. today at Smith Library inside the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
The talk is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.
Faull, who is a professor of German and humanities, and Siewers, associate professor of English, are co-editors of the "Stories of the Susquehanna Valley" book and mapping project.
They will discuss the interdisciplinary and multimedia collaborations with students, faculty and other organizations and institutions that helped to establish the Susquehanna River connector trail to the National Park Service's Chesapeake historic water trail system.
In addition, they will address the role of the humanities in regional environmental and digital projects, theoretical frameworks for the new environmental humanities, and implications for redefining and renewing the liberal arts in the future.