Upcoming Events: Montgomery Fellow Lecture; ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Dartmouth Now offers a weekly roundup of noteworthy events on campus. 

V-February 2015, sponsored by V-Day Dartmouth and the Center for Gender and Student Engagement, continues through March 4. 

Thursday, Feb. 26: The Department of Theater continues its winter main stage production, a fresh take on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Directed by Professor of Theater Peter Hackett ’75, the show starts at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Moore Theater at the Hopkins Center for the Arts. Friday’s performance will be followed by a discussion with Hackett and members of the cast.

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Soil ecologist Diana Wall will give her Montgomery Fellowship public lecture on March 3. (Photo courtesy of Diana Wall.)
Soil ecologist Diana Wall will give her Montgomery Fellowship public lecture on March 3. (Photo courtesy of Diana Wall.)

Thursday, Feb. 26: V-February presents “Upstaging Stereotypes,” a student-created show that blends performance and story sharing as a means to dismantle stereotypes and give a firsthand perspective of manhood on campus, at 7 p.m. in Collis Common Ground. 

Friday, Feb. 27: Frederick Wiseman’s documentary film National Gallery, an inside look at one of the world’s great museums, the National Gallery in London, at 7 p.m. in the Loew Auditorium of the Black Family Visual Arts Center.

Saturday, Feb 28: The Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra presents works by Copland, Gershwin, and Dvořák at 8 p.m. in the Hopkins Center’s Spaulding Auditorium.

Sunday, March 1: The Vaughn Recital Series presents pianist Chonghyo Shin and violinist Michelle Liechti performing works by Brahms, Beethoven, Bach, and Debussy. The music begins at 4 p.m. in the Hopkins Center’s Faulkner Recital Hall.

Monday, March 2: Financial Times journalist Geoff Dyer, author of Contest of the Century: the New Era of Competition with China, speaks at noon in the General Motors Classroom in Byrne Hall at the Tuck School of Business.

Tuesday, March 3: Soil ecologist Diana Wall gives her Montgomery Fellowship public lecture, “Soil Biodiversity in the Cold: Life in the Antarctic Dry Valleys,” at 4:30 in Filene Auditorium at Moore Hall. Wall is in residence as a Montgomery Fellow from Feb. 28 through March 7. 

Tuesday, March 3: V-February presents “Voices,” a performance platform for self-identified women of the Dartmouth community to share their stories and experiences through various means of artistic expression. “Voices” begins at 7 p.m. on March 3 and March 4 in the Moore Theater at the Hopkins Center.