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October 23, 2019

Two-Term Maine Governor Paul LePage – People Before Politics 

10/23/19 7:00 pm to 10/23/19 8:00 pm
Ostrove Auditorium
Two-Term Maine Governor Paul LePage – People Before Politics 

Two-time Maine Governor Paul LePage is coming to Colby on October 23 to speak to Colby students and the broader community about his political experience and the future of Maine politics.

Posted October 17 at 11:04 am
Contact Liam McDonough
Posted By Liam McDonough

Get your Visa $50 Gift Card!…time is running out!

October 23, 2019 to October 23, 2019
Page Commons, Cotter
Get your Visa $50 Gift Card!…time is running out!

The annual employee wellness health fair has been scheduled for October 23rd from 9-12:00 in Page Commons. Please Join us for screenings, wellness information, local outdoor activity opportunities, free chair massages, food, fun, give-aways, and prizes. This year we will also be offering a number of lunch and learns after the fair where you can  More

Posted September 20 at 9:13 am
Contact Wade Behnke
Posted By Wade Behnke

Miles and Katharine Culbertson Prentice Lecture: Carrie Mae Weems

10/23/19 5:30 pm
Given Auditorium, Bixler Art and Music Center

The Colby College Museum of Art and the Lunder Institute for American Art are pleased to welcome Carrie Mae Weems to deliver the 2019 Miles and Katharine Culbertson Prentice Distinguished Lecture. Considered one of the most influential contemporary American artists, Weems has investigated family relationships, cultural identity, sexism, class, political systems, and the consequences of  More

Posted October 9 at 4:25 pm
Contact Jordia Benjamin-Sands
Posted By Qianni Zhu

October 24, 2019

You are speaking my language – Chinese!!

10/24/19 7:00 pm
Colby Art Museum
You are speaking my language – Chinese!!

Join Project Pengyou and EAS Department at the Colby Museum of Art at 7pm on Thursday Oct 24th for You are Speaking my Language: Chinese. We will be engaging with one of Colby’s latest art exhibitions by Séan Alonzo Harris — I am not a Stranger. Come for practicing Chinese, for food, or for the  More

Posted October 23 at 11:03 am
Contact Jodie Cen
Posted By Yuzhou Cen

You’re Speaking My Language: French

10/24/19 6:00 pm
Colby College Museum of Art
You’re Speaking My Language: French

You’re Speaking My Language is a one-hour language-based program held in the galleries of the Colby College Museum of Art. This program is designed to connect and build relationships among language learners and native speakers using art as a catalyst for these conversations. https://www.facebook.com/events/423250278309344/

Posted October 22 at 12:25 pm
Contact Miriam Valle-Mancilla
Posted By Miriam Valle-Mancilla

You’re Speaking My Language: Chinese

10/24/19 7:00 pm
Colby College Museum of Art
You’re Speaking My Language: Chinese

You’re Speaking My Language is a one-hour language-based program held in the galleries of the Colby College Museum of Art. This program is designed to connect and build relationships among language learners and native speakers using art as a catalyst for these conversations. https://www.facebook.com/events/423250278309344/

Posted October 22 at 12:26 pm
Contact Miriam Valle-Mancilla
Posted By Miriam Valle-Mancilla

“The Mask You Live In” Wellness Seminar – Movie Screening and Discussion

10/24/19 7:00 pm
Ostrove Auditorium

Join us for a screening and discussion of “The Mask You Live In,” a 2015 documentary that follows the lives of boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity. Pressured by the media, their peer group, and even the adults in their lives, this  More

Posted October 22 at 4:55 pm
Contact Emily Schusterbauer
Posted By John Cipollini

October 25, 2019

Fall Shabbaton with Nefesh Mountain and Ruth Calderon

October 25, 2019 to October 26, 2019
10/25/19 6:00 pm to 10/26/19 10:00 pm
Foss, Millett House, Given Auditorium
Fall Shabbaton with Nefesh Mountain and Ruth Calderon

Come to a unique weekend of Jewish music and learning Oct. 25-26 at the Center for Small Town Jewish Life’s Fall Shabbaton. Featuring Nefesh Mountain, an old-time American roots band steeped in Jewish tradition (Rolling Stone wrote about their newest video, “A Mighty Roar,” this summer!), the Shabbaton begins Friday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m.  More

Posted October 15 at 9:57 pm
Contact Center for Small Town Jewish Life/Liz Soloway Snider
Phone 207-322-5032
Posted By Elizabeth Snider

Ambassador Susan Rice at Colby!

Ambassador Susan Rice at Colby!

You may have seen Susan Rice on Colbert or on CNN’s Fareed GPS, listened on NPR this week or read reviews of her new book Tough Love; now join her for an intimate conversation with this Ambassador and National Security Advisor at Colby! Don’t miss the opportunity on October 25th from 5:00 to 6:15 in  More

Posted October 16 at 3:04 pm
Contact Sherry Berard
Posted By Julia Bruno

MASTER CLASS Hip Hop with Allie James

10/25/19 2:00 pm to 10/25/19 4:00 pm
Dunn Dance Studio/Runnals 2nd Floor
MASTER CLASS Hip Hop with Allie James

Allie James is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago, where she earned her BFA in Choreography. She has taught and performed dance in Chicago, South Africa, St. Louis, New York, and Portland, ME. Allie serves as the Admissions Director for the Bates Dance Festival, which brings together an an international community of choreographers, performers, educators,  More

Posted October 3 at 4:55 pm
Contact Lynda Chilton
Phone #4520
Posted By Lynda Chilton

Music in the Congo: Film Screening With Filmmaker Jessica Jane Hart

10/25/19 12:00 pm
Given Auditorium
Music in the Congo: Film Screening With Filmmaker Jessica Jane Hart

This film is a look into the work of renowned classical flutist Kaori Fujii with the self-taught musicians in the Democratic Republic of the Congo who changed the course of her career. We will be joined by Jessica Jane Hart, filmmaker and photographer. This event is co-hosted by Colby’s Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.

Posted September 10 at 11:57 am
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

October 26, 2019

Faculty/Staff Tailgate

Football Tailgate Area adjacent to Alfond Stadium
Faculty/Staff Tailgate

Faculty/Staff/Families are invited to attend the Colby/Bates Football game on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The game begins at 1 p.m. Dining will have a luncheon available at a tent in the tailgate area beginning at 11:30 a.m. and running until the end of halftime. Beer and wine included. Sponsored by Events at Colby and Dining.

Posted October 17 at 3:22 pm
Contact Karen Farrar Ledger
Phone x4735
Posted By Karen Farrar Ledger

Museum Art + Storytelling: Animals in Art

10/26/19 10:00 am to 10/26/19 11:30 am
Colby College Museum of Art, meet at William D. Adams Gallery

Following a brief exploration of the galleries with Museum staff and Colby student interns, the group reads a children’s book related to the month’s theme—in October, it will be “Animals in Art.” Afterward, preschoolers, toddlers, and their grownups will visit the Mirken Education Classroom to have a snack and create their own works of art.  More

Posted July 25 at 10:02 am
Contact Abby Newkirk
Posted By Qianni Zhu

October 27, 2019

Guided Walking Tour

10/27/19 12:00 pm to 10/27/19 2:00 pm
Colby College Museum of Art, William D. Adams Gallery

This program delves into themes of industry, waterways, and the environment, with conversation in the galleries and on the Perkins Arboretum Trail. We’ll begin at the Museum with a guided gallery experience, before proceeding to Perkins Arboretum Trail. The 1 ½-hour walk will be guided by students from the Outing Club at Colby College. This  More

Posted September 11 at 3:38 pm
Contact Jordia Benjamin-Sands
Posted By Qianni Zhu

Film Screening at Railroad Square Cinema TUNNIIT: RETRACING THE LINES OF INUIT TATTOOS

Railroad Square Cinema, 17 Railroad Square, Waterville, Maine 04901
Film Screening at Railroad Square Cinema TUNNIIT: RETRACING THE LINES OF INUIT TATTOOS

Please join us for a film screening of TUNNIIT: RETRACING THE LINES OF INUIT TATTOOS on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 7:15 p.m. at the Railroad Square Cinema. There will be a Q&A with Barry Dana, Former Chief of the Penobscot Nation, and Professors Amber Hickey and Veronique Plesch. A reception will follow. TUNNIIT: RETRACING THE LINES  More

Posted September 27 at 2:25 pm
Contact Department of Art
Phone 2078595630
Posted By Deborah Thurston

October 28, 2019

Can Our Institution Respond to Current Threats to American Democracy? – 2019 Cotter Debate

Can Our Institution Respond to Current Threats to American Democracy? – 2019 Cotter Debate

“Can Our Institution Respond to Current Threats to American Democracy?” Bruce Cain, Charles Louis Ducommun Professor in Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University and David Brady, Bowen H. & Janice Arthur McCoy Professor in Leadership Values, Stanford University Moderated by Professor of American Government Sandy Maisel Democracies around the world—in Brazil and Venezuela, Hungary, Turkey, and  More

Posted October 16 at 3:14 pm
Contact Sherry Berard
Posted By Julia Bruno

October 29, 2019

“Water Rights and Decolonization: A Lecture and Poetry Reading” with Craig Santos Perez

Robinson Room, Miller Library
“Water Rights and Decolonization: A Lecture and Poetry Reading” with Craig Santos Perez

Dr. Craig Santos Perez, award-winning poet and professor of English at the University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa. In his words, “My work is deeply influenced by Chamorro aesthetics in particular, and indigenous aesthetics in general, in which much art, architecture, weaving, tattooing, etc., employ symmetrical and repeating patterns. The same is true for many indigenous oral  More

Posted October 17 at 5:29 pm
Contact Oak Institute for Human Rights
Posted By Amya Bhalla

October 31, 2019

Artful Halloween

10/31/19 7:00 pm
Museum galleries

Celebrate Halloween in artful style: “trick-or-treat” through the Museum galleries and enjoy festive food, drinks, and music. Art-inspired costumes are encouraged. An MSAB (Museum Student Advisory Board) event.  Artful Halloween

Posted October 23 at 1:39 pm
Contact Jordia Benjamin-Sands
Posted By Qianni Zhu

Artful Halloween 

10/31/19 7:00 pm
Museum galleries

Celebrate Halloween in artful style: “trick-or-treat” through the Museum galleries and enjoy festive food, drinks, and music. Art-inspired costumes are encouraged. An MSAB (Museum Student Advisory Board) event.  Artful Halloween

Posted October 23 at 1:41 pm
Contact Jordia Benjamin-Sands
Posted By Qianni Zhu