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October 1, 2020

Sociology Virtual Colloquium Series 2020 – Exposure to News in the Digital Age

10/1/20 12:30 pm
Sociology Virtual Colloquium Series 2020 – Exposure to News in the Digital Age

Featuring: Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon University of Pennsylvania The abundance of media options is a central feature of today’s information environment. Many accounts suggest that this increased choice leads to audience fragmentation, ideological segregation, and echo-chambers with no crosscutting exposure. Contrary to many of those claims, the research I will discuss shows that co-exposure to diverse news  More

Posted September 18 at 8:32 am
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Category Academic Events
Posted By Leslie Lima

Grants Digest October Issue

October 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020
Grants Digest October Issue

The Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs, together with the Office of the Provost and Dean of Faculty, is pleased to make available the October edition of Grants Digest. These digests are updated monthly (during the academic year) and provide timely information on upcoming, near-term grant opportunities. For a more comprehensive search of Grant opportunities,  More

Posted September 30 at 4:14 pm
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Category Faculty Events
Posted By Elizabeth Danner

Spanish Table

10/1/20 6:00 pm
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Spanish Table
Posted September 30 at 9:40 pm
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Posted By Cristina Ruano

October 2, 2020

Historians Reading the News!

10/2/20 12:30 pm

Historians Reading the News! Please join the History Department faculty for conversations about the historical context of today’s headlines, offering their perspectives on current affairs and events of the past. In these informal Friday conversations, two history professors will discuss a theme or issue that’s been in the news recently. There will be an opportunity  More

Posted September 28 at 7:50 am
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Category Academic Events
Posted By Teresa Van Deventer

Open Hours with the English Department

October 2, 2020 to October 8, 2020
Open Hours with the English Department

Office Hours are for faculty. Open Hours are for the department! English and Creative Writing faculty will be available during Open Hours to visit with you. All students are welcome to stop by during Open Hours. If you are not on campus or the other dates don’t fit your schedule, join us virtually: Friday, Oct.  More

Posted September 28 at 4:44 pm
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Category Academic Events
Posted By Johanna Clift

T&D HOSTED FILM SERIES CONTINUES— Imaging a New Utopia, Part I

October 2, 2020 to October 3, 2020
10/2/20 6:00 pm
ON-LINE VIA ZOOM
T&D HOSTED FILM SERIES CONTINUES— Imaging a New Utopia, Part I

What: Online film screening When: Friday, October 2, and Saturday, October 3, 6-8 PM Access: Email gjshanks@colby.edu to RSVP On Friday, Oct. 2, at 6 PM, the Theater and Dance Department will be screening Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity (2015) directed by Ping Chong. On Saturday, Oct. 3, at 6 PM, we will be  More

Posted September 30 at 8:48 am
Contact Lynda Chilton
Phone 2078594520
Posted By Lynda Chilton

October 3, 2020

Artful Movements: Time to Let Go

10/3/20 1:00 pm to 10/3/20 2:00 pm
Virtual
Artful Movements: Time to Let Go

Artful Movements provides an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by artworks in the galleries. These free sessions begin with a deeper look at an artwork, followed by a series of gentle poses and meditation led by Kathleen Leisure Haberstock of School Street Yoga. In this Artful Movements session, we will  More

Posted September 2 at 9:26 am
Contact Jordia Benjamin-Sands
Posted By Qianni Zhu

October 5, 2020

What’s On The Ballot?

What’s On The Ballot?

It’s time to mark your calendars for Planned Parenthood Generation Action’s first event of the semester! On Monday, October 5th @ 7:00 PM in the Pugh Center we will be having a big ol’ discussion about what’s on the ballot in this upcoming election season! By partnering up with the Colby Dems, we will meet  More

Posted September 28 at 9:04 am
Contact Micaela Duran
Posted By Micaela Duran

Boundaries and Margins Lecture Series: Better to speak of conquest or home and trap: a mytho-historical reflection on sonic dispossession, settler-territorialization, property, law, and displacement, Anthony Romero, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts University

10/5/20 7:00 pm
Live Zoom Webinar
Boundaries and Margins Lecture Series: Better to speak of conquest or home and trap: a mytho-historical reflection on sonic dispossession, settler-territorialization, property, law, and displacement, Anthony Romero, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts University

Anthony Romero is a Boston-based artist, writer, and organizer committed to documenting and supporting artists and communities of color. His collaborative practice engages intercultural contact and historical narratives in order to generate reparative counter-images and social transformation. Recent projects and performances have been featured at esteemed institutions across North America. Publications include The Social Practice  More

Posted September 29 at 8:54 am
Contact Megan Fossa, Center for the Arts and Humanities
Category Academic Events
Posted By Megan Fossa

October 6, 2020

A conversation with Naomi Klein

10/6/20 7:00 pm
A conversation with Naomi Klein

We are delighted to announce that Naomi Klein will be the Fall 2020 keynote speaker for the humanities theme Boundaries and Margins, and will also serve as the 2020 Mellon Distinguished Fellow in Environmental Humanities. Naomi Klein is the inaugural Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies at Rutgers University, and an  More

Posted September 25 at 10:15 am
Contact Megan Fossa, Center for the Arts and Humanities
Posted By Megan Fossa

October 10, 2020

The Colby Jazz Collective – Jazz Standards

10/10/20 7:30 pm
The Colby Jazz Collective – Jazz Standards

Funded by the Ermanno Comparetti Concert Fund. The Colby Jazz Collective presents a virtual concert of four much-loved tunes from the standard jazz repertoire, including My Baby Just Cares for Me, Night and Day, Shall We Dance and So Nice (Summer Samba). Featuring: Eric Thomas, saxes Jon Hallstrom, guitar Duane Edwards, bass RJ Miller, drums  More

Posted September 30 at 10:45 am
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Posted By Minji Ko

October 14, 2020

The Land of Open Graves: Understanding the Current Politics of Migrant Life and Death along the US/Mexico Border.

Virtual
The Land of Open Graves: Understanding the Current Politics of Migrant Life and Death along the US/Mexico Border.

Webinar Registration: https://colby.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_goOFoXVPTjiY2w8n809DfQ Jason De León is Professor of Anthropology and Chicana/o Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles with his lab located in the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. De León is also Executive Director of the Undocumented Migration Project (UMP). The UMP is a long-term anthropological study of clandestine migration between Latin America  More

Posted September 29 at 1:37 pm
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Category Academic Events
Posted By Amya Bhalla

October 22, 2020

Affinity Processing Spaces

Zoom

As a way to continue the work and space we created over the summer for us to come together to process, heal, and connect with one another, the Pugh Center is excited to once again have partnered with various campus community members to create Virtual Intergenerational Community Processing Spaces designed for our faculty, staff, and  More

Posted September 22 at 11:06 am
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Posted By Micaela Duran