Virginia Tech Women’s Club

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Blacksburg, Virginia 24062-0252

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Chair: Julie Earthman

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Friday Forum events will be held in the Fellowship Hall at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church, 600 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg. Please note: This is a new meeting place.

All events begin with coffee and conversation at 10:00 a.m. on the first Friday of the following months: November. December, February and April. The only exception is that the October Friday Forum will begin at 9am. Events, times and dates are subject to change. Watch your newsletter for announcements.

October 6, 2017

Sarah Enloe
Director of Education, American Shakespeare Center, Staunton

Topic: Much ado about Shakespeare!

The American Shakespeare Center embraces the stage in ways we believe our playwright understood. In this brief examination, Sarah Enloe will look at the importance of understanding the text, the stage, and the conditions in which Shakespeare wrote as a means to uncovering available but hidden understanding of the plays. Please note the time change to 9am.

November 3, 2017

Robert E. Denton, Jr. PhD. W. Thomas Rice Chair
Department of Marketing, Pamplin School of Business
Professor & Department Head, Department of Communications, Virginia Tech

Topic: A personal look at our political phenomenon!

The 2016 presidential campaign presented a transition in electoral politics in terms of candidates, media coverage and intensity of political beliefs, attitudes and values. Dr. Denton will share observations about the fragmented and polarized political climate post the 2016 presidential election and a brief overview of the 2017 statewide elections.

February 2, 2018

Robert Kulp, President, Black Dog Salvage

Topic: One man’s trash...

Robert Kulp (Building Construction ’85), co-owner and Salvage Dawgs co-host, will discuss the process of saving architectural salvage from the landfill and the unique opportunity to showcase the work on a national television series. By the way, Salvage Dawgs airs nationally on the DIY and Great American Country Network.

April 6, 2018

Dr. Richard (Rick) Masters
concert pianist & instructor
VT Department of Music

Topic: The sound of music fills the air…

Students from the VT music department will present a spring musicale featuring delightful songs and sonatas, accompanied and introduced by Dr. Masters.