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New JanPlan Course – Elementary Japanese (JA125J)

You can now register for intensive elementary Japanese for Jan Plan! Come start your journey to learning Japanese in a focused, dynamic and engaging setting. JA125J Monday – Thursday: 9:00 – 12:00pm, Friday: 10:00 – 11:00am Lovejoy 103 Course description: Introduction to the spoken and written language to provide a solid grounding in all the  More

Posted October 16 at 10:46 pm
Contact East Asian Studies
Posted By Makiko Shmagin

New JanPlan course – AY125 Design Thinking and Product Innovation

Taught by an industry professional, this course will allow you to use the skills of a liberal arts education for designing real-world problems in today’s workplace, including the sustainability and non-profit sectors. Prof. Nina Naylor will introduce students to the design process and you’ll spend the month designing products to respond to real-world needs. This  More

Posted October 16 at 9:05 am
Posted By Julia Bruno

NEW JAN PLAN! Moving Towards Change: Dance and Civic Engagement

Registration is now open for a new Jan Plan from the Theater and Dance Department. The program taught by guest artist, Matthew Kumbie, offers a theoretical and practical exploration of dance within community settings, particularly in relationship to Colby College communities and the larger community of Waterville. We will focus on collaboration and facilitation and  More

Posted October 15 at 1:08 pm
Contact Lynda Chilton
Phone 2078594520
Posted By Lynda Chilton

NEW JAN PLAN! Childs Play: Making Great Theater with Children

Registration is now open for the NEW Theater and Dance Department JAN PLAN. This intensive practicum, taught by the Department’s House Manager, Dana Legawiec, offers students an immersive experience in the power and pedagogy of play as it relates to devising original theatre with elementary school-aged children. Through reading widely in educational theory and playing  More

Posted October 15 at 1:00 pm
Contact Lynda Chilton
Phone 2078594520
Posted By Lynda Chilton

Biopics and documentaries and musicals, oh my!

The Libraries’ screening room is back online! Available for individual and group viewings of Colby Libraries DVDs (US and other regions), VHS tapes, and streaming video, the mini screening room is open during normal Library hours. If someone else is using the room, let them know you are waiting. When others are waiting to screen  More

Posted October 15 at 11:01 am
Posted By Brenda de Santiago-Stewart

Foresta Ultra Naturam: Exhausting Translation: a talk by Prof. Paul Vangelisti

Foresta Ultra Naturam: Exhausting Translation: a talk by Prof. Paul Vangelisti

The Italian Studies Program invites you to ‘Foresta Ultra Naturam: Exhausting Translation” a talk by Prof. Paul Vangelisti. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 7:00 p.m. Miller Library, Robinson Room In this talk, Prof. Vangelisti will reflect on his long career as a poet, journalist, publisher, and editor, focusing especially on the role translation has played as a  More

Posted October 11 at 11:51 am
Contact French & Italian Department
Posted By Vivian Wood

Foresta Ultra Naturam: Exhausting Translation

Foresta Ultra Naturam: Exhausting Translation

The Italian Studies Program invites you to: Foresta Ultra Naturam: Exhausting Translation a talk by Prof. Paul Vangelisti WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 7:00 p.m. Miller Library, Robinson Room In this talk, Prof. Vangelisti will reflect on his long career as a poet, journalist, publisher, and editor, focusing especially on the role translation has played as a  More

Posted October 11 at 11:46 am
Contact French & Italian Department
Posted By Vivian Wood

Helen of Troy and Other Greeks in January

Helen of Troy and Other Greeks in January

Have you ever wanted to hear the voice of Helen of Troy in Greek? This coming January Greek 111j (Introductory Greek) will offer a friendly introduction to ancient Greek and get you started on the path to Helen and other mythic figures. Contact Prof. Barrett in the Classics Dept. for more info.

Posted October 10 at 2:21 pm
Contact James Barrett, Classics
Posted By James Barrett

Furniture Making JP006 Registration Period is NOW CLOSED

Furniture Making Jan Plan 006 is now closed to more applications for enrollment. Due to the nature of the class and the large number of applicants (as stated in previous messages here), registrations are now closed. We do this so that students who don’t get to take this Jan Plan have enough time to pick  More

Posted October 9 at 1:20 pm
Posted By Daniel Camann

JanPlan Offerings in Music

Immerse yourself in music this JanPlan! Spend an unforgettable January learning about… (MU114J) Jazz Improvisation (MU116J) Acoustic/Electric Grunge/Rock Composition (MU118J) African Music (MU218J) Graphic Design for the Music Industry (MU223J) Perception of Music For more information on these courses, visit our JanPlan courses page. Music lessons are also offered during JanPlan. Visit our music lessons  More

Posted October 9 at 12:05 pm
Contact Tina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

JANUARY GRANTS FROM THE BUCK LAB FOR CLIMATE AND ENVIRONMENT

Students, are you planning to do environment-related research or a community engagement project in January? Faculty, will you be working with students during January on an environment-related project? Apply for a grant from the Buck Lab for Climate and Environment. Projects related to climate change are particularly encouraged. Buck Lab grants are available to all  More

Posted October 8 at 12:28 pm
Posted By Gail Carlson

JAN PLAN COURSE – AR136 Intro to Digital Media Design

JAN PLAN COURSE – AR136 Intro to Digital Media Design

AR136 Intro to Digital Media Design M,W,R 9:00-12:00 p.m. Lovejoy 400 Students will explore the computer as a tool for visual communication. Using the Adobe Creative Cloud 18, students will have introductions to Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and After Effects. An exploration of art history & design principles will also enable students to become critical  More

Posted October 7 at 9:00 pm
Contact The Department of Art
Phone 2078595630
Posted By Deborah Thurston

Ticket Appeals COmmittee Meeting

The Ticket Appeals Committee will be held on Oct. 9th, 2019 at 3:30PM. If you have any parking tickets to appeal please go to the Security Office link below before noon on Oct. 9th and fill out an appeal form online at http://www.colby.edu/campus_cs/security/tktappeal.cfm. If you have lost your parking privileges you must appear in person  More

Posted October 7 at 9:43 am
Contact Security
Phone 207-859-5530
Posted By Kathryn Moody

Complicated Tapestries of Treeless Landscapes: Interrelationships of Insects, Plants, and Nutrients in Prairies

Complicated Tapestries of Treeless Landscapes: Interrelationships of Insects, Plants, and Nutrients in Prairies

Prairies are extremely important for humans, and yet an astonishingly little amount of historical prairies remain. Insects are provide critical ecosystem services in prairie ecosystems, and, as such, understanding the factors that structure their communities is an important ecological endeavor. Our lab is currently engaged in observational and manipulative field experiments coupled with laboratory and  More

Posted October 4 at 3:57 pm
Contact Environmental Studies Program
Posted By Lindsey Cotter

Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore with Elizabeth Rush

Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore with Elizabeth Rush

Author, Elizabeth Rush will address the role of activism and writing, including the pressing issues of climate disruption and environmental justice. In Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, Rush examines the impact of climate-driven sea level rise on many small communities in Maine and the US – and the world by extension – where  More

Posted October 4 at 3:52 pm
Contact Environmental Studies Program
Posted By Lindsey Cotter

Oscar-Nominated Documentary: Women of the Gulag – Screening and Reception MONDAY 4pm

Oscar-Nominated Documentary: Women of the Gulag – Screening and Reception MONDAY 4pm

Screening and Discussion with Paul Josephson (History) and Luke Parker (Russian) Monday, October 7 4.00pm-5.45pm Ostrove Auditorium Women of the Gulag (dir. Marianna Yanovskaya) The Stories of Six Women as Last Survivors of the Gulag 2018 Oscars Shortlist Nominee: Best Documentary (Short Subject) The documentary film Women of the Gulag tells the compelling and tragic  More

Posted October 3 at 3:10 pm
Contact Luke Parker (Russian)
Posted By Vivian Wood

Intensive Russian Jan Plan 2020

Intensive Russian Jan Plan 2020

Intensive Russian (RU 125J) Jan Plan 2020 M-T-W-R 10.00am – 1.00pm Prof. Luke Parker

Posted October 3 at 1:35 pm
Contact German & Russian
Posted By Vivian Wood

Ernesto Cortes, Jr.: Safe Spaces for Politics, a Compagna-Sennett lecture

Ernesto Cortes, Jr.: Safe Spaces for Politics, a Compagna-Sennett lecture

To engage the crises of grotesque inequality, social isolation, the demonization of anyone deemed “other,” and the existential threat to democracy itself, we must invest in institutions of the common good. Ernesto Cortés, Jr., will discuss the “hows” and “whys” of building diverse, broad-based relationships and organizations to exercise democratic power.

Posted October 2 at 11:17 am
Posted By Samantha Singer

Oct. 4: Lovejoy Award to honor journalists slain in 2018, host discussion on Jamal Khashoggi

Oct. 4: Lovejoy Award to honor journalists slain in 2018, host discussion on Jamal Khashoggi

In a special 2019 Lovejoy Convocation, on Friday, Oct. 4, at 4 p.m. in Lorimer Chapel, Colby College will honor the 66 journalists and media workers who lost their lives last year and consider the dangers journalists face in pursuit of stories that inform our global understanding. The event will feature a discussion with Martin  More

Posted October 2 at 7:32 am
Contact Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs
Posted By Anthony Ronzio

Tropical Ecology Jan Plan – Belize: Applications closing Friday!

Tropical Ecology Jan Plan – Belize: Applications closing Friday!

Come to Belize to study tropical marine ecology for Jan Plan! Applications due this Friday, 5:00PM. Applications available in the ES program office (1st floor of Diamond), or from co-instructors Benjamin Neal (bpneal@colby.edu) or Loren McClenachan (lemcclen@colby.edu). Please feel free to email us with any questions.

Posted October 1 at 8:28 pm
Contact Environmental Studies
Posted By Benjamin Neal

Spanish Movie Night- La Llamada Sing Along

Spanish Movie Night- La Llamada Sing Along

Do you hear the calling? Come and join us for the first Spanish Movie of the year. Bring a friend and your own drink. Popcorn will be provided. Thursday 3rd, 18.00-20.00 on Lovejoy 215. Come and sing some Whitney Houston songs and enjoy the Compass Camp phenomena.

Posted October 1 at 5:20 pm
Contact Spanish Department
Posted By Lucia Castro Godoy

Compagna-Sennett Lecture: “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death: Liberation, Theology, and Who Gets To Say”

Compagna-Sennett Lecture: “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death: Liberation, Theology, and Who Gets To Say”

This is a conversation-based lecture; Biblical scholar Cindy Chapman and Ethicist Traci West will engage each other and the audience on conceptions of liberation, religion, and whose voices are often heard over others.

Posted October 1 at 11:47 am
Posted By Samantha Singer

ES Lunchtime Lecture Series: Diversifying Working Waterfronts with Nick Battista of the Island Institute

ES Lunchtime Lecture Series: Diversifying Working Waterfronts with Nick Battista of the Island Institute

Nick Battista, J.D., Senior Policy Officer at the Island Institute will present on the work being done by the Island Institute around community building, responding to climate/economic drivers, and the future of coastal communities. This talk will cover why and how they do this work and the strategies employed to build community through their work  More

Posted September 30 at 12:25 pm
Posted By Lindsey Cotter