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Online Auction to Benefit MAKE-A-WISH MAINE! ( September 3, 2018 to September 30, 2018 ) September Grants Digest Now Available ( September 14, 2018 to September 28, 2018 ) Truth and Justice Podcast Bookclub ( September 20, 2018 to December 6, 2018 )

September 25, 2018

Off-Campus Study Fair

9/25/18 3:00 pm to 9/25/18 5:30 pm
Page Commons
Off-Campus Study Fair

SOPHOMORES! are you thinking of going abroad next year? JUNIORs, are you going abroad for the spring semester? The Off-Campus Study Fair is for you!! Stop by between 3 – 5:30p.m. on Tuesday, September 25, to talk to some of our approved program providers or to pick up information. There will be over 30 providers  More

Posted September 21 at 2:26 pm
Contact Off-Campus Study
Phone 2078594500
Category Student Events
Posted By Susan Forbes

DavisConnects presents the Law, Government and Policy EXPO — this Tuesday!

9/25/18 7:00 pm to 9/25/18 9:00 pm
Grossman Hall
DavisConnects presents the Law, Government and Policy EXPO — this Tuesday!

Are you interested in a career in Law, Government or Policy? Consulting with government agencies on policy and public affairs or working inside corporations to ensure they are compliant with state and federal regulations? DavisConnects is hosting a Law, Government and Policy EXPO, bringing together six incredible employers that recruit at Colby to pitch YOU  More

Posted September 22 at 9:24 pm
Contact Sarah Sculley, Associate Director of Employer Engagement AND Sarah Whitfield, DavisConnects Advisor for Law, Govt. and Policy
Category Student Events
Posted By Lisa Noble

September 26, 2018

Noontime Faculty Forum: Veronique Plesch

9/26/18 12:00 pm to 9/26/18 1:00 pm
Wormser Room in Miller Library

Please join us at noon this Wednesday, September 26, for the Noontime Faculty Forum. Sponsored by the Dean of Faculty’s Office and hosted by the Wormser Room in Miller Library. Professor of Art, Veronique Plesch, will talk on “Peter’s Three Tears: Compunction and Penance in a Fifteenth-Century Fresco Cycle.” Bring your lunch. Beverages and cookies  More

Posted September 24 at 11:14 am
Contact Deborah Thurston
Phone 2078595630
Category Academic Events
Posted By Deborah Thurston

Noontime Faculty Forum

9/26/18 12:00 pm
Wormser Room, Miller Library

Please join us on Wednesday, September 26 for a Noontime Faculty Forum sponsored by the Dean of Faculty’s Office and hosted by the Colby Libraries in the Wormser Room, Miller Library. Véronique Plesch, Professor of Art, will talk on “Peter’s Three Tears: Compunction and Penance in a Fifteenth-Century Fresco Cycle.” Cookies and beverages will be  More

Posted September 19 at 2:01 pm
Contact Stephanie Frost
Posted By Stephanie Frost

TONIGHT: THE LOSS OF SYRIA with author Alia Malek

9/26/18 7:00 pm
Ostrove, Diamond Building
TONIGHT: THE LOSS OF SYRIA with author Alia Malek

News of Syria and its unraveling has made headlines in recent years, yet it seems little breaks through the din and reaches audiences in a way that builds much empathy for the ancient country’s peoples. Syrian voices — as writers, journalists, photographers, and filmmakers — are scattered among those telling Syrians’ stories. How can the  More

Posted September 20 at 2:49 pm
Contact Oak Institute for Human Rights
Posted By Lindsey Cotter

September 27, 2018

Philosophy Colloquium: “Good kid m.A.A.d city: Kendrick Lamar’s Autoethnographic Method”

Lovejoy 215
Philosophy Colloquium: “Good kid m.A.A.d city: Kendrick Lamar’s Autoethnographic Method”

Professor James Haile (University of Rhode Island) will discuss method, race, and philosophy. In characterizing his second studio album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, as a “short film” Kendrick Lamar offers something of a public declaration: We, the listening audience, are not hearing another hip-hop album, just another “autobiography” or slice of one person’s life, but,  More

Posted September 17 at 10:03 am
Contact Jill Gordon
Category Academic Events
Posted By Jill Gordon

You’re Speaking My Language: Chinese

9/27/18 7:00 pm
Colby College Museum of Art

Join us for a language-based social event. This is a great opportunity to practice your language skills and converse with other art lovers. This event is brought to you in collaboration with Project Pengyou and East Asian Studies Department at Colby College. You’re Speaking My Language: Chinese

Posted September 13 at 10:22 am
Contact Miriam Valle-Mancilla
Posted By Qianni Zhu

First Fall Writing Pedagogy Lunch!: Inviting Students into Your Discipline

9/27/18 12:00 pm to 9/27/18 1:00 pm
Miller 208

Please join us for the first writing pedagogy lunch of the semester! This lunch workshop will (1) introduce techniques for raising students’ awareness of your discipline/field through the exploration of what writing “genres” are and 2) what they help communities of writers accomplish. Who: Facilitated by Ghada Gherwash and Meghan Hancock (Writing Program) Where: Miller  More

Posted September 24 at 4:19 pm
Contact Meghan Hancock
Category Faculty Events
Posted By Meghan Hancock

Colby Garden Meditation on Thursday, 9/27 at 5pm

9/24/18 5:00 pm to 9/24/18 6:00 pm
Colby Garden (Runnals Hill)

Interested in spending time at the Colby Garden while also experiencing a guided meditation session? Join the Colby Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association for this special one-time event with Jing Ye! Please RSVP if you are coming (or think you might come) because we would like to know an rough estimate of attendees ahead of  More

Posted September 24 at 10:22 pm
Contact Julia Nelson
Posted By Julia Nelson

September 28, 2018

SUKKOT AND COMMUNITY POTLUCK

September 28, 2018 to September 28, 2018
9/21/18 6:00 pm to 9/21/18 8:00 pm
Foss Lawn
SUKKOT AND COMMUNITY POTLUCK

Community Potluck in the Sukkah SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 at 6PM What is the strange structure on the lawn between Marylow and Woodman you might ask? It is a Sukkah—a temporary shelter covered in natural materials, built near a synagogue or house and used for meals during the Jewish festival of Sukkot. Join Colby Hillel and  More

Posted September 21 at 10:59 am
Contact Sarah Rockford and The Center for Small Town Jewish Life
Posted By Sarah Rockford

Music in the Museum: Duane Edwards Quartet

9/28/18 12:00 pm
Colby College Museum of Art

Duane Edwards Quartet performs selections from their upcoming album. Duncan Hardy (sax), Evan Haines (guitar), and Cameron Lopez (drums) perform modern jazz with a nod to the history and development of the form. Music in the Museum: Duane Edwards Quartet

Posted September 13 at 10:44 am
Contact Jordia Benjamin-Sands
Posted By Qianni Zhu

Psychology Colloqium: Positive Ootcomes from Adversity

9/28/18 3:00 pm
Davis 301
Psychology Colloqium:  Positive Ootcomes from Adversity

Come learn about positive outcomes from adversity. Eranda Jayawickreme, a social and personality psychologist of Wake Forest University, will present his work on personality in his talk titled “Does Adversity Have An Upside? Examining Positive Personality Challenge Following Adversity.” Friday September 28, 3 pm, Davis 301. For more information about the series, see http://www.colby.edu/psych/colloquium-series/

Posted September 24 at 1:16 pm
Contact Martha Arterberry
Phone x5553
Category Academic Events
Posted By Martha Arterberry

September 29, 2018

Yard Sale to benefit Harold Alfond Center for Cancer

September 29, 2018 to September 30, 2018
9/13/18 8:00 am to 9/13/18 3:00 pm
407 Cushman Road, Winslow
Yard Sale to benefit Harold Alfond Center for Cancer

Looking for DONATIONS of items to be sold at a Yard Sale to benefit the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer. If you have anything, please contact Vickie LaCroix,. 877-4248 or lacroixv@colby.edu to arrange pickup and drop off of items. Help the Butterflies for Hope Team!!! They are trying to collect enough money to replace the  More

Posted September 13 at 9:01 am
Contact Vickie LaCroix
Phone 207-877-4248
Category Local Events
Posted By Eileen Richards

Art + Storytelling

9/29/18 11:00 am
Waterville Public Library

This special edition of Art + Storytelling will take place at the Waterville Public Library as part of the artist Carly Glovinski’s exhibition. After finding artworks that look curiously like books on the shelves of the library, we will read excerpts from The Wind in the Willows. Art + Storytelling

Posted September 13 at 2:41 pm
Contact Jordia Benjamin-Sands
Category Local Events
Posted By Qianni Zhu

October 1, 2018

Jan Plan Info Session – “THE PASSION PROJECT”

10/1/18 4:30 pm to 10/1/18 5:30 pm
Lobby, Runnals Building
Jan Plan Info Session – “THE PASSION PROJECT”

Theater and Dance JAN PLAN INFO SESSION Monday, October 2, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Runnals Lobby Come enjoy snacks and get information on our upcoming Jan Plan Offerings, including: THE PASSION PROJECT (TD 261 Activist Storytelling Workshop: The Passion Project) Make your voice heard! Spend Jan Plan writing and performing your own story about the  More

Posted September 24 at 9:12 pm
Contact Bess Welden
Phone 2078594520
Category Student Events
Posted By Mandela Gardner

October 2, 2018

Screening of BAG IT!

9/18/18 7:00 pm
Ostrove
Screening of BAG IT!

BRING SOME FRIENDS, COME GET A FREE REUSABLE BAG AND LEARN MORE ABOUT PLASTIC! Join Sustain Mid Maine Coalitions’s Rethink, Reduce, Reuse Recycle Team for a screening of the documentary film Bag It about the proliferation of plastic in our environment and society. See the trailer here: http://bagitmovie.com/ The film is free and open to  More

Posted September 18 at 12:49 pm
Contact Linda Woods
Posted By Amber Churchwell

Reflecting on Your Pedagogical Content Knowledge

October 2, 2018 to October 5, 2018
Reflecting on Your Pedagogical Content Knowledge

Pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) is a concept defined by Shulman in the late 1980’s as the relationship between the knowledge of subject matter, teaching methods and student learning. Since then many scholars have explored ways of measuring and describing an instructor’s PCK. Participants will examine select PCK models to reflect their journey as teacher scholars  More

Posted September 19 at 7:55 am
Contact Carol Hurney
Phone 1207-859-5166
Category Faculty Events
Posted By Celeste Lessard

October 3, 2018

Soldiers and Kings: Violence, Masculinity, and Photoethnographic Practice in the Context of Human Smuggling Across Mexico

10/3/18 4:00 pm
Soldiers and Kings: Violence, Masculinity, and Photoethnographic Practice in the Context of Human Smuggling Across Mexico

Soldiers and Kings: Violence, Masculinity, and Photoethnographic Practice in the Context of Human Smuggling Across Mexico By Jason De León, MMV artist and Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan Since 2015 I have been involved in an analog photoethnographic project focused on documenting the daily lives of Honduran smugglers who profit from transporting undocumented migrants  More

Posted September 18 at 12:40 pm
Contact Julia Bruno
Phone x5300
Category Academic Events
Posted By Julia Bruno