The Virginia chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German has created the “Ronald Horwege Award of Outstanding Service” in honor of a revered Sweet Briar professor.
Sweet Briar College will present “From Hunger Narratives to Hunger Games: Fairy-tale Tricksters,” a talk by renowned fairy tale scholar Maria Tatar, at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in the Boxwood Room at the Elston Inn Conference Center. The event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by Sweet Briar’s Lectures and [...]
Before his show Wednesday night at Sweet Briar, German cabaret artist André Hartmann greets each attendee individually. Having performed in front of 200 people in Washington, D.C., the day before, the 35-year-old Bavarian clearly appreciates the College’s intimacy. “The sense of community here is wonderful,” he says, and he’s not just talking about Sweet Briar. [...]
André Hartmann, a cabaret artist and musician from Starnberg, Germany, will present a musical cabaret program at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, in Memorial Chapel at Sweet Briar College. Hartmann was born in 1976 in Starnberg and studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich. A high school music teacher in Bavaria, he [...]
Sweet Briar’s Junior Year in France will host the inaugural Patricia Nichols Lectureship in French Arts and Literature with guest speaker Philippe Labro on March 15 in Paris. Labro is a distinguished novelist, journalist, film director and television executive. Labro attended Washington and Lee University in the 1950s when he was 18 and wrote a [...]