Stop Day walking tour


Event details

The traditional Stop Day walking tour of the University of Kansas campus will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, May 9. The tour begins in front of the Natural History Museum, 1345 Jayhawk Boulevard, and is led by Ted Johnson, professor emeritus of French and Italian.The event is free and open to the public. Tour participants may come and go as they please during the day.Schedule:9 a.m. - "Whoso findeth wisdom findeth life," Natural History Museum10 a.m. - "The Seven Liberal Arts and the Classical Tradition," Lippincott Hall11 a.m. -"Make our garden grow" (final chorus of Leonard Bernstein's Candide), Twente Hall and then to the Prairie AcreNoon - "Memory, the Muses and the Liberal Arts and Sciences," Watson Library and then across the campus to Burge Union1 p.m.- Lunch and conversation, Crimson Cafe, Burge Union2 p.m.- "Civilization is measured by the extent to which people obey unenforceable laws," Green Hall3. p.m.- "Of Cycles and Civilizations: The Chi Omega Fountain and the University of Kansas Korea and Vietnam War Memorials," Chi Omega fountain and Memorial Drive4 p.m.- "The World War II Memorial Carillon and Campanile and the Northern Slopes of Mount Oread," Memorial Campanile5 p.m. - "Tentative Syntheses and Perspectives," Weaver Court, adjacent to Spooner HallIn the event of inclement weather, tour participants should gather in the portico of Lippincott Hall at 9 a.m. The tour will visit the Wilcox Classical Museum, stop at noon for lunch at the Kansas Union and then resume in the foyer of the Spencer Museum of Art at l p.m. Should the inclement weather clear, the walking tour will resume at the appropriate time and place.


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