FEAST AND FESTIVAL
With Chef Tony's culinary expertise, feasts at the Athenaeum continue to impress our guests. This column calls your attention to gustatory events at the Athenaeum, those celebrating special occasions and whose purpose is simply to please the palate. This month the Athenaeum offers two such feasts not to be missed.
In honor of Claremont McKenna's Homecoming, the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum and the student STAGS organization presents the first annual "Stags' Leap Feast" on Friday evening, November 8. Complete with wine from the Stag's Leap Wine Cellars of northern California, this event pays tribute to our athletes with food, drink, and entertainment. Professor Ward Elliot emcees the occasion.
Later in the month the festivity continues when Harald presents a Thanksgiving feast. Come prepared on November 21 with an empty stomach and a hearty appetite for roast turkey, stuffing, and other delectables.
November 4+5, 1985 Theodore T. Puck, Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar (Please see sign-up for times)
November 6, 1985 "The Wednesday Lunch" 12:00 noon
"Judeo-Christian Relations," with Professors Paul M. van Buren and Clark M. Williamson, 12:00 noon and 5:30 p.m.
Admiral Stansfield Turner, who for four years was the nation's top intelligence officer, will discuss the CIA and secrecy in an address in Bauer Lecture Hall at 4:00 p.m. No sign-up necessary. Students, faculty, and public welcome.
November 7, 1985 "War" (Part V with Dean Gaines Post, Jr.), 4:15 p.m. through dinner
"Physical Science and Philosophy: An Informal Discussion," dinner 6:00 p.m., with discussion at 7:00 p.m.
November 8, 1985 "Stags' Leap Feast," dinner 6:00 p.m., with program following.
November 11, 1985 "Explorations in the Sciences and Humanities: James Burke's 'Connections'," dinner 6:00 p.m., with discussion at 7:00 p.m.
"War" (Part VI with Professor Harold Rood), 4:15 p.m. through dinner
November 11-13, 1985 John D. Finney, Jr., deputy director, Office of Regional Security Affairs, State Department
November 13, 1985 "'The Wednesday Lunch," 12:00 noon
November 18, 1985 "War" (Part VII) 4:15 p.m. through dinner
November 18-19, 1985 Symposium on South Africa
November 20, 1985 "The Wednesday Lunch," 12:00 noon
Elie Wiesel: "How I Write" 11:00 a.m. through lunch; public lecture, Garrison Theater, 7:30 p.m.
November 21, 1985 Elie Wiesel: "What I Write," 11:00 a.m. through lunch
Thanksgiving Celebration, dinner 6:00 p.m.