FEBRUARY 10. SUNDAY.Appleton Chapel, 7.30 p. m., Rev. Alexander McKenzie, D. D. (The front pews will be reserved for members of the University until 7.30).
Weekday morning prayers begin at 8.45 a. m. No seats are assigned, either for officers or classes.
Rev. Dr. McKenzie will conduct prayers from January 28 to Feb. 16.
Dr. McKenzie may be found at Wads worth House 1 every weekday from 9-12.
11. MONDAY.Second half year begins in all departments except the Medical School.
"Homer in Greek Life and Thought." Lecture. Professor Wright. Sever 11, 3 p. m. Open to the public.
Bowdoin Prize Dissertation. "The Prospects of Constitutional Government in Germany." Mr. Fred Emory Haynes. Sever 5, 7.30 p. m.
12. TUESDAY.College Faculty. Special meeting at University 5, 3.30 p. m.
College Conference Meeting. "The Recent Votes of the Board of Overseers." Roger Walcott. Esq. Sever 11, 7.30 p. m.
These meetings are intended for members of the University only.
13. WEDNESDAY."The Study of Homer." Lecture. Professor Wright. Sever 11, 3 p. m. Open to the public.
Divinity School Library. Conference, 4.15 p. m.
Deutscher Verein. "Das Deutschland von Heute." Lecture in German. Mr. Henry Villard of New York. Sever 11, 7.30 p. m. Open to the public.
14. THURSDAY.Vesper service. Appleton Chapel, 5 p. m.
Vesper services will be held on Thursday of each week in term-time until further notice. Each service will begin promptly at 5 p. m. and close about 5.30. The public are invited to these services.
Harvard Union. Debate. Sever 11, 7.30 p. m.
Question: "Resolved, That the annexation of Canada would be for the best interests of the United States."
Principal disputants.- Affirmative: J. J. Higgins, L. S., and Thornton Woodbury, '89.- Negative: W. D. Clark, '89, and H. A. Davis, '91.
15. FRIDAY."The Athenian Acropolis." Introductory lecture. Illustrated. Dr. Wheeler. Jefferson Physical Laboratory, 4 p. m. Open to the public.
Divinity School Chapel. Preaching service. 7.30 p. m.
16. SATURDAY.English Literature. (Course for Freshmen.) Introductory lecture. Professor A. S. Hill. Sever 11, 9 a. m.
APPLETON CHAPEL.- SUNDAY EVENINGS.
Sunday evening services will be conducted as follows:-
Feb. 10 and 17. Rev. Alexander McKenzie, D. D.
Feb. 24 and March 3. Rev. Phillips Brooks, D. D.
INTELLECTUAL LIFE IN GERMANY.A course of five lectures on "The Intellectual Life in Germany," will be given under the auspices of the Deutscher Verein in Sever 11 on Wednesday evenings at 7.30 o'clock.
Feb. 13-"The Present Political Condition of Germany."-Mr. Henry Villard of New York.
Feb. 20-"Modern German thought and its significance to English-speaking people."- Professor W. T. Harris, of Concord.
Feb. 27-"Individualism as a force in German literature."- Prof. Francke.
March 6-"Goethe as Autobiographer."- Professor A. A. Ripley of Boston.
March 13-German Engraving in the 16th century."- Mr. S. R. Koehler of the Boston Art Museum.
Mr. Villard's lecture will be in German. Mr. Koehler will speak in Upper Boylston Hall and illustrate his lecture by the stereopticon.
The public are invited.
CHAMBER CONCERTS.Concerts by the Kneisel Quartet will be given in Sever 11 at 8 p. m. on Feb. 21, March 21, and April 18.
ENGLISH B.Themes will be read in Sever 11, on Tuesday, February 12 at 2 o'clock.
Theme VI. will be returned to students from 3 until 4 o'clock.
Theme VIII., a Literary Criticism, will be due on Tuesday, February 19.
Themes are to be deposited in the wooden box in Sever 3 not later than 4 o'clock. By the regulations, no over due theme will be accepted unless the writer satisfies the secretary that his failure to present it at the appointed time was caused by serious illness or other unavoidable hindrance.
Every student is required to follow implicitly the directions with regard to paper, folding, endorsing, etc., given on the English Composition card.
LECTURES ON ANTHROPOLOGY.Dr. Ward will deliver a series of four Monday evening lectures in Sever 11, beginning Feb. 18, at 7.30 o'clock, his subject being Anthropology, or the Scientific Method Applied to Man; including an historical sketch of the new science, its method and scope; the anthropological method illustrated by special subjects, such as the old and new ideas of the world, man's age in the world, his physical and mental development, the question of progress or retrogression: sociology and the development of the social condition; and the advantages to be gained from anthropological study. The lectures will be open to the public.
GREEK B AND C.Professor Wright's lectures on Homer, at 3 p. m., Monday, February 11, and Wednesday, February 18, will take the place of the regular exercises in Greek B and C upon those days.
These lectures, though principally intended for members of the courses named, are open to others who may be interested in the subject.
LECTURES ON THE ATHENIAN ACROPOLIS.A course of eight lectures on the Acropolis at Athens will be delivered in the Jefferson Laboratory after the mid-year examinations by Dr. J. R. Wheeler. The lectures will be given on Monday and Friday afternoons at 4 o'clock, beginning February 15 and ending March 11. A synopsis of the lectures may be had at the University Bookstore or upon application to any of the instructors in Greek. The course, though intended particularly for classical students, will be open to the public.
The topics of the first lecture are: 1. The Plain of Athens. The position and nature of the hill of the Acropolis. 2. The Acropolis in the successive historical periods of the city, from the earliest time to the establishment of the present kingdom of Greece.
MISCELLANEOUS.The Museum of Comparative Zoology, the Peabody Museum of Archxology, and the Mineralogical Museum in Boylston Hall, are open to the public every week day from 9 a. m. till 5 p. m.
The Botanic Garden is open Sundays, as well as week days.
The Library in Gore Hall is open Sundays during term time from 1 till sunset for the use of members of the University only.