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Academic Empowerment Office Hours (Virtual) ( February 25, 2021 to May 6, 2021 ) Academic Empowerment Coworking Group (Virtual)   ( March 17, 2021 to May 12, 2021 ) Grants Digest April Issue ( April 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 ) Grants Digest April Issue ( April 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 ) Take Survey for a chance to win a $25 gift card to the bookstore ( April 9, 2021 to April 16, 2021 )

April 11, 2021

COVID and Community

4/11/21 4:00 pm to 4/11/21 5:00 pm
Virtual
COVID and Community

How has COVID affected the ways that we build community here at Colby? How can we continue to strengthen our community while following COVID guidelines? This week’s Community Building Circle will focus specifically on the effects of COVID on our lives. Join Dean of Religious and Spiritual Life Kate Smanik and Title IX and Healthy  More

Posted April 9 at 9:16 pm
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Posted By Abigail Recko

April 12, 2021

Nicholson Baker : Jennifer Jahrling Forese Writer-in-Residence – Colby College Visiting Writers Series

4/12/21 5:00 pm
Zoom
Nicholson Baker : Jennifer Jahrling Forese Writer-in-Residence – Colby College Visiting Writers Series

Monday, April 12th Jennifer Jahrling Forese Writer-in-Residence @5pm on Zoom Click Here for Zoom Link Nicholson Baker is the author of seventeen books, among them The Mezzanine, Human Smoke, and The Anthologist. His newest book, Baseless: My Search for Secrets Among the Ruins of the Freedom of Information Act, was published in July 2020. He  More

Posted April 6 at 6:48 pm
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Category Academic Events
Posted By Anikka Schliesmann

Nicholson Baker: Jennifer Jahrling Forese Writer-in-Residence – Colby College Visiting Writers Series

4/12/21 5:00 pm
Zoom
Nicholson Baker: Jennifer Jahrling Forese Writer-in-Residence – Colby College Visiting Writers Series

Monday, April 12 Jennifer Jahrling Forese Writer-in-Residence @5 pm on Zoom Click Here for Zoom Link Nicholson Baker is the author of seventeen books, among them The Mezzanine, Human Smoke, and The Anthologist. His newest book, Baseless: My Search for Secrets Among the Ruins of the Freedom of Information Act, was published in July 2020.  More

Posted April 6 at 6:49 pm
Contact Michael Burke
Category Academic Events
Posted By Anikka Schliesmann

wave~length (SUNDAY NIGHT SHOW CANCELED!)

April 12, 2021 to April 13, 2021
4/11/21 7:30 pm
Strider Theater, Runnals Hall
wave~length (SUNDAY NIGHT SHOW CANCELED!)

Seven dynamic collaborations between light designers and choreographers exploring the interaction between light and movement. wave~length presents an evening of seven short original solo dances created by students in TD285 Choreographic Process and TD265 Light and Performance. These experiments in performance use structured performance as research process centered on discovery and critical analysis to explore  More

Posted April 1 at 3:15 pm
Contact Lynda Chilton
Phone 2078594520
Posted By Lynda Chilton

Disagreeing Without Being Disagreeable: How Far is too Far?

4/12/21 6:00 pm
Disagreeing Without Being Disagreeable: How Far is too Far?

Jewish texts give us guidance on how we should disagree, but how do we handle encounters with groups who challenge one of our fundamental values? How do these issues relate to responsibilities towards coalitions and communities? We will explore a series of classic and contemporary texts to discuss these questions and more at this Beit  More

Posted April 8 at 4:20 pm
Contact Center for Small Town Jewish Life/Liz Soloway Snider
Posted By Elizabeth Snider

Senior Career EXPO — April 12, 2021

4/12/21 7:00 pm to 4/12/21 7:45 pm
Senior Career EXPO — April 12, 2021

Are you analytical? Good at solving tricky problems? A strong communicator? A great teammate? Fluent in a language or three? Want to work in exciting cities like NYC, Boston, Denver, San Francisco, DC or Portland? SENIORS: DavisConnects is hosting a Senior Career EXPO, bringing together seven industry leaders that recruit at Colby to pitch YOU  More

Posted April 4 at 12:25 pm
Contact Lisa Noble, Director of Employer Engagement and Entrepreneurship
Phone 2078594147
Category Student Events
Posted By Lisa Noble

Poetry in Many Languages

4/12/21 7:00 pm to 4/12/21 7:30 pm
Poetry in Many Languages

This year Poetry in Many Languages will be virtual! Join in for a group viewing: https://colby.zoom.us/j/96891046184

Posted April 9 at 3:16 pm
Contact Karen Gillum
Category Academic Events
Posted By Karen Gillum

April 13, 2021

Colby Cancer Consortium Event

4/8/21 6:00 pm
https://colby.zoom.us/j/95646665686
Colby Cancer Consortium Event

Please join the Colby Cancer Consortium in welcoming Dr. Loren Walensky from the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, who will share some of his amazing research and clinical accomplishments and how Colby students and alumni have contributed to this work. Also presenting at this event are three Colby students highlighting some of the ways in which  More

Posted April 8 at 6:10 pm
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Category Academic Events
Posted By Kevin Rice

Goldfarb April 13th – Procedural Justice in Policing: The Case of Stockton, California

4/13/21 7:00 pm
Zoom link: https://colby.zoom.us/j/93949520163
Goldfarb April 13th – Procedural Justice in Policing: The Case of Stockton, California

Join us for a virtual lecture by Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology Neil Gross on criminal justice reform, focused on the potential and limitations of the procedural justice model. Procedural justice is the idea that police, prosecutors, courts, and other representatives of the state should do everything in their power to ensure that the  More

Posted April 9 at 12:26 pm
Contact Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs
Phone 207-859-5319
Posted By Sherry Berard

April 14, 2021

Screening and Q+A: Voices From the Barrens: Native Peoples, Blueberries and Sovereignty

Ostrove AND Virtual
Screening and Q+A: Voices From the Barrens: Native Peoples, Blueberries and Sovereignty

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 6:00 PM Film Screening in Ostrove and Virtual (registration) 7:00 PM Q+A with Nancy Ghertner, film’s director and Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Tribal Historic Officer This documentary by Nancy Ghertner captures the wild blueberry harvest of the Wabanaki People from the USA and Canada as the tribes are challenged to balance blueberry  More

Posted April 7 at 12:09 pm
Contact Oak Institute for Human Rights
Posted By Amya Bhalla

Artful Meditation: Time to Celebrate

4/14/21 4:00 pm
Artful Meditation: Time to Celebrate

Experience greater mind-body connection though the Colby Museum’s Artful Meditation program. During this session, Jing Ye, a meditation teacher and a counselor at Colby College, will guide participants through a meditation inspired by Zanele Muholi’s Namhla 1 at Cassilhaus, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2016. Learn more and join the session on the Museum website or Facebook page.

Posted March 4 at 12:07 pm
Contact Jordia Benjamin
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April 15, 2021

SPANGLISH CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST

Parker Reed
SPANGLISH CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST

Calling all Latinx, Bilingual speaking writers & poets for a celebration of art. The winning submissions in each category will be awarded with a $200 prize & move on to the national contest by the National Symposium of Spanish as a Heritage Speaker. All submissions will be honored at the showcase on April 15th from  More

Posted March 28 at 10:53 am
Contact DAMARIS MAYANS
Category Student Events
Posted By Damaris Mayans

April 16, 2021

Johnson Day 2.0

Check-in on Dana Lawn
Johnson Day 2.0

Johnson Day 2.0 is an opportunity for students to volunteer and assist Facilities staff members in campus clean-up efforts. All activities will be outdoors and participants are required to wear masks and practice social distancing. Sign up by Monday, April 12 by completing this form: https://forms.gle/42kCMYk9sf85mDwu5

Posted March 31 at 4:37 pm
Contact Office of Civic Engagement
Category Student Events
Posted By Paige Begley

April 17, 2021

The Art of the 20th Century Flute Sonata

4/17/21 7:30 pm
Virtual
The Art of the 20th Century Flute Sonata

Featuring Colby Music Associate Nicole Rabata on flute and pianist Chiharu Naruse. The Art of the 20th Century Flute Sonata: A dramatic program of 20th Century sonatas for flute and piano by Prokofiev, Liebermann, Dutilleux and Poulenc. Please use this link to view the event: https://fb.me/e/6sMiNK5x9

Posted March 23 at 9:45 am
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Posted By Christina Steeves

April 19, 2021

Artful Healing: Time to Celebrate

4/19/21 12:00 pm
Artful Healing: Time to Celebrate

Practice a series of hands-on activities inspired by artworks in the galleries. In our Artful Healing sessions, art therapist Bodhi Simpson, LCPC, ATR, will gently guide participants through a creative healing exercise inspired by a work of art in the Museum’s collection. This offering will support the development of creative expression, increase your self-awareness, and teach  More

Posted March 4 at 12:15 pm
Contact Jordia Benjamin
Category Local Events
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April 20, 2021

ES Seminar Series: In The Lead Up To COP26 of the UNFCCC In Glasgow

4/20/21 7:00 pm
ES Seminar Series: In The Lead Up To COP26 of the UNFCCC In Glasgow

Prof. Mizan R. Khan has a PhD in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Maryland School of Public Policy (UMCP), MD, USA. Currently Prof. Khan has two hats at the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD): Deputy Director and as Programme Director of Least Developed Countries University Consortium on Climate Change  More

Posted April 7 at 1:47 pm
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Category Academic Events
Posted By Lindsey Cotter

Maine Art Museum Trail Lecture with Zoe Sahloul and Philippa Hughes

4/20/21 6:00 pm
Maine Art Museum Trail Lecture with Zoe Sahloul and Philippa Hughes

Join a virtual lecture with Zoe Sahloul, Founder and Executive Director of the New England Arab American Organization (NEAAO), and Philippa Hughes, leader of CuriosityConnects.us, a partner in Looking For America, a national series inviting politically diverse guests to have discussions with art as a starting point. Learn more and register.

Posted March 9 at 5:09 pm
Contact Christine Zheng
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April 22, 2021

Documentary Film Screening for Maine Movements for Black Life: Art and Expression

4/22/21 5:30 pm
Documentary Film Screening for Maine Movements for Black Life: Art and Expression

The movement for black lives during this past year has transformed many people’s understanding of policing, race, and inequality, as well as challenged a sense of what is possible. This movement has swept through many Maine towns and cities and posed important questions relevant to the Colby campus community. Join the Maine Movements for Black  More

Posted March 31 at 2:27 pm
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Lunder Institute Talks: Reframing Modern Art of the American Southwest

4/22/21 6:00 pm
Lunder Institute Talks: Reframing Modern Art of the American Southwest

Join this conversation to explore new research shaping understanding of modern art of the American Southwest—the focus of the Lunder Institute’s Research Fellows Program in 2021–22. University of Delaware professor Jessica Horton (2021–22 Distinguished Scholar) and the Met’s Associate Curator of Native American Art Patricia Marroquin Norby (2021–22 Research Fellow) will discuss some of the  More

Posted March 4 at 3:20 pm
Contact Christine Zheng
Phone 6262720744
Category Local Events
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April 26, 2021

Are you passionate about social justice? Interested in winning up to $2,000 and strengthening your CV?

Are you passionate about social justice? Interested in winning up to $2,000 and strengthening your CV?

The Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs, as part of its annual Freedom of Expression Policy Symposium, invites policy proposals from Colby students on this year’s theme, the U.S. criminal justice system and racial inequalities. Proposals are due by Monday, April 12, should be two pages long, and may come from individuals or from teams of  More

Posted April 9 at 10:45 am
Contact Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs
Phone 207-859-5319
Posted By Sherry Berard

April 27, 2021

Climate Music with Jason Davis

4/27/21 7:00 pm to 4/27/21 9:00 pm
Climate Music with Jason Davis

Join the Center for the Arts and Humanities and the Colby Music department in welcoming musician and director of Climate Stories Project, Jason Davis, for a unique Climate Music performance. In partnership with the Environmental Humanities Initiative, Dr. Davis has taught climate storytelling workshops in five Colby classes. This livestreamed performance will include several original  More

Posted April 6 at 3:03 pm
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Posted By Ayla Fudala

April 29, 2021

Come by the Thursday Art Party at the Museum!

4/29/21 6:00 pm to 4/29/21 7:30 pm
Come by the Thursday Art Party at the Museum!

Enjoy a night at the Museum, organized by our Student Guides, on the third Thursday of each month. Design a pin to show solidarity with the Take Back the Night event, sketch in the galleries, create your own artwork with a Create-It Kit, snack on complimentary brownies and hot chocolate, and much more. Join the  More

Posted March 9 at 3:31 pm
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April 30, 2021

Topdog/Underdog

April 30, 2021 to May 1, 2021
4/30/21 7:30 pm
Strider Theater, Runnals Hall
Topdog/Underdog

Topdog/Underdog By Suzan-Lori Parks Winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity is Suzan-Lori Parks riff on the way we are defined by history. The play tells the story of Lincoln and Booth, two brothers whose names were given to them as a joke, foretelling a lifetime  More

Posted April 1 at 3:19 pm
Contact Lynda Chilton
Phone 2078594520
Posted By Lynda Chilton

May 4, 2021

Maine Art Museum Trail Lecture with Maulian Dana

5/4/21 6:00 pm
Maine Art Museum Trail Lecture with Maulian Dana

Join a lecture with Maulian Dana, the first individual to hold the position of the Penobscot Nation Tribal Ambassador. Through her role of an Ambassador, Dana presents issues important to both the Penobscot Nation and to ever wider Native and non-Native audiences. Learn more and register.

Posted March 9 at 5:12 pm
Contact Christine Zheng
Category Local Events
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May 6, 2021

Lunder Institute Talks: Memorializing the Natural Environment

5/6/21 6:00 pm
Lunder Institute Talks: Memorializing the Natural Environment

This Lunder Institute Talk features Maya Lin in conversation with her Colby faculty collaborators, Jessamine Batario, Chris Walker (Assistant Professor of English) and Danae Jacobson (Visiting Assistant Professor in History). Together, they reflect on this year’s creative projects and research, discussing art’s capacity to convey urgent scientific information and the role of community participation in  More

Posted March 4 at 3:25 pm
Contact Christine Zheng
Phone 6262720744
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May 8, 2021

Please join us for the virtual opening of the L.C. Bates Summer 2021 Exhibition: Marks and Tracks.

5/8/21 4:00 pm
ZOOM
Please join us for the virtual opening of the L.C. Bates Summer 2021 Exhibition: Marks and Tracks.

The event will take place on Saturday 8 May 2021, 4:00–5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Please follow the Zoom link below to join. Click to join: https://colby.zoom.us/j/96161754503?pwd=MytTV2Njdlh3TEwrdTB4R0lsVnoxQT09 Zoom Meeting ID: 961 6175 4503 Passcode: 067018 Millions of years ago, the glacier left marks on the stone ledge. Trees’ core bear reminders of their growth over  More

Posted April 7 at 3:43 pm
Contact Department of Art
Phone 207.859.5630
Posted By Deborah Thurston

May 25, 2021

A Conversation with The Maine Art Museum Trail Directors

5/25/21 6:00 pm
A Conversation with The Maine Art Museum Trail Directors

Join four of the nine Directors of The Maine Art Museum Trail members — including Colby Museum Director Jacqueline Terrassa — in conversation about the past, present, and future of their own institutions as well as the entirety of the landscape of art, museums, and cultural communities in Maine and beyond. Learn more and register.

Posted March 9 at 5:17 pm
Contact Christine Zheng
Category Local Events
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June 21, 2021

Summer horse camp available in Benton!

Summer horse camp available in Benton!

The Relatively Stable in Benton is offering summer horse camp weeks once again! Groups are kept small for safety and fun! The camp offers riding, learning, art and new friends! A deposit is required this year. The stable provides clean properly fit helmets for the week or bring your own equestrian helmet. * Week 1:  More

Posted March 29 at 8:17 am
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Category Local Events
Posted By April Paul