On Monday, November 4, two speakers at Colby College in Waterville will discuss their personal experiences with war and terrorism. Seiko Ikeda, a survivor of the Hiroshima bombing, and Colby graduate Andrew Rice, who lost a brother in the September 11 terrorist attacks, will explain their views on the necessity of nonviolence and disarmament. The event will begin at 4 p.m. in Room 100 of the Lovejoy Building. It is open to the public and free of charge.
A debate on reparations will be held at Colby College in Waterville on Sunday, November 3. Roy L. Brooks, a legal scholar and civil rights activist, and Reginald Jones, spokesman for the conservative African-American group Project 21, will discuss whether African Americans are owed reparations for the enslavement of their ancestors.
Jemera Rone, researcher on Sudan for the Human Rights Watch organization, will present the lecture "Oil, War, Human Rights and the Peace Process" at Colby College in Waterville on Wednesday, November 6.
The Colby Wind Ensemble and the Colby Jazz Ensemble both will present fall concerts of international music in November. On Saturday, November 2, the Colby Wind Ensemble will perform "Gender, Race and Perception: Fanfares for Common Men and Uncommon Women" at 7:30 p.m. in Lorimer Chapel.
Michael Kimmel, professor of sociology at SUNY-Stony Brook and advocate for gender equality, will give a lecture titled "Mars and Venus, or Planet Earth? Women and Men in a New Millennium" on Tuesday, November 5, at Colby College in Waterville. The lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Room 105 of the Keyes Science Building.
A Graduate and Professional School Fair will be held at Colby College in Waterville on Monday, November 4. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Page Commons Room of Cotter Union and is open to the public.
Family Homecoming Weekend will be held at Colby College in
Waterville Friday, October 18, to Sunday, October 20. The following
events will be open to the public, and all are free of charge unless
The Department of Theater and Dance at Colby College will present three performances of for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf Thursday, October 17, through Saturday, October 19.
Juliet Garcia, president of the University of Texas-Brownsville, will be the keynote speaker for the 2002 Dr. Ralph J. Bunche Symposium at Colby College in Waterville. Garcia will deliver her address at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 19, in the Page Commons Room of Cotter Union. The lecture is free of charge and open to the public.
Jeff Drumtra, senior policy analyst on Africa for the U.S. Committee for Refugees (USCR), will give the lecture "In Search of Human Rights: Africa's 13 Million Uprooted People" on Tuesday, October 8, at Colby College in Waterville. The event is part of the Oak Human Rights Lecture Series. It will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Room 01 of the F.W. Olin Science Center and is open to the public free of charge.
Hinrich Lehmann-Grube, the former mayor of Leipzig, Germany, will give the lecture "Twelve Years United Germany--A Story of Success and Failure" on Thursday, October 17, at Colby College in Waterville.
On Saturday, October 5, members of Colby's music faculty will perform a concert of solo and ensemble works. The concert, part of the 2002-03 Music at Colby Concert Series, will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Given Auditorium of the Bixler Art and Music Center on the Waterville campus. It is open to the public and free of charge.