Iph… to be Performed November 21-23

  Colby College's Department of Theater and Dance will present the play Iph..., an adaptation of Euripides's Iphigeneia in Aulis, November 21-23. Performances will be held nightly at 7:30 p.m. in Colby's Strider Theater in Waterville.

Hiroshima Survivor and September 11 Family Member Speak for Peace, November 4

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.

Debate on Reparations for Slavery to be Held at Colby, November 3

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.

Researcher on Human Rights at Colby, November 6

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.

Colby Wind Ensemble and Colby Jazz Ensemble Present Fall Concerts

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.

Expert on Masculinity Michael Kimmel to Speak at Colby on November 5

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.

Friends of Art to Tour John Singer Sargent

On Tuesday, November 12, the Colby College Museum of Art's Friends of Art will tour John Singer Sargent's Seven Sisters exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

Graduate and Professional School Fair at Colby, November 4

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.

Colby Symphony Orchestra Concert is October 26

On Saturday, October 26, the Colby Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Associate Professor of Music Jonathan Hallstrom, will perform its first concert of the fall season.

Asian Funerary Art Exhibited at Colby Museum

  The exhibit Afterlife: Asian Tomb and Ritual Art from the Colby Collection will be shown at the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville October 18 through January 5.

Family Homecoming Weekend at Colby, October 18-20

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 otherwise noted.

Chicano Poetry Reading at Colby October 22

Chicano poet and American Book Award winner Tino Villanueva will give a poetry reading and talk on Tuesday, October 22, at Colby College in Waterville.

Juliet Garcia to Speak at Colby 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 of U.S. Committee for Refugees at Colby, October 8

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.

Former German Mayor to Speak at Colby, October 17

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.