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Family Homecoming Weekend will be held at Colby College in Waterville
Friday through Sunday, October 10-12. The following events will be open
to the public, and all are free of charge, except for Friday’s C Club
Friday, October 10
will present the lecture “If Technology’s Beyond Us, We Can Pretend
It’s Not There.” Tenner is the author of Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences and Our Own Devices: The Past and Future of Body Technology.
Joseph Family Spa and the Page Commons Room of Cotter Union. The C
Club, which supports Colby athletics, will recognize the Alfond and
Levine families as the C Club Family of the Century. The honor
recognizes the unique contributions to Colby athletics by Harold and
Bibby Levine Alfond ’38 and Bibby’s brothers, Lewis “Ludy” Levine ’21
and Percy “Pacy” Levine ’27. Advance tickets are required. Call
207-872-3190 for information.
Saturday, October 11
in the Field House of the Harold Alfond Athletic Center. The fair is
one of Maine’s finest and features jewelry, woodwork, furniture, toys,
wreaths, wrought iron, weaving and other work by more than 90 crafters.
Greenwood, associate professor of biology, will present “Eating
Jellyfish: Dining with Slime and Stingers.”
(African-American, Latino/a, Asian, and Native-American) Alumni
Discussion Panel will be held.
Guninder-Singh, Crawford Family Professor of Religion, will present
“Beyond Diversity: Learning and Living Together.”
Levine Athletic Grounds will be dedicated in honor of the late
Waterville brothers, who were alumni of the college and ardent
supporters of Colby athletics. The dedication will take place prior to
the Colby-Amherst game.
Jennifer Finney Boylan, professor of English, will discuss her memoir, She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders.
Colby College Museum of Art, will lead a tour of the Colby College
Museum of Art. Meet in the museum lobby beforehand.
Center, there will be a jazz concert, conducted by Eric Thomas,
director of band activities.
will perform the organ recital “Music for Four Hands and Four Feet.”
The Ludwigs have performed in churches, cathedrals and concert halls
throughout North America and Europe and their program will include the
music of Bach, Brahms and Dupré.
an exhibit of 200 fine and decorative arts objects from the Society for
the Preservation of New England Antiquities’ renowned collection. The
furniture, paintings, needlework, ceramics and other items form a
picture of life in New England in the mid-17th to mid-20th century. The
museum is open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 to
4:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Visit www.colby.edu/alumni/family_homecoming to register or for more information on Family Homecoming Weekend.