Colorado College Events Colorado College Events Spanish Language Table: Short Films. Sun, 02 Sep 2012 14:43:26 MDT <p><em>Tuesday, October 9, 2012 5:00 PM</em></p> Amnesty International Film Screening, Dinner, and Discussion Tue, 18 Sep 2012 15:58:42 MDT <p><em>Tuesday, October 9, 2012 6:30 PM</em></p><p>CC's Amnesty International student group present a thought-provoking documentary film screening, followed by dinner and discussion. The film is yet to be announced, but will be a human-rights related documentary.</p> Environmental Platforms in the 2012 Election Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:26:26 MDT <p><em>Tuesday, October 9, 2012 7:00 PM</em></p><table class="uiGrid mvm" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="vTop" >&nbsp;</td> <td class="vTop" >The Energy, Environment, and Security Project will host a panel discussion of the environmental platforms of the presidential candidates in the 2012 election.&nbsp;<br /><br />The professors on the panel include Andrew Dunham (Political Science), Mark Smith (Economics), Marion Hourdequin (Philosophy), and Mari Lee (Chemistry).&nbsp;<br /><br />The event will last about one hour, including a period of time dedicated to questions from the audience.&nbsp;<br /><br />Dinner and refreshments will be provided.</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Japanese Biwa Concert Tue, 18 Sep 2012 16:56:14 MDT <p><em>Wednesday, October 10, 2012 1:30 PM</em></p><p>Yoko Hiraoka is a senior master performer of Biwa, Koto, Shamisen, and Jiuta voice. She is a native of Kyoto, Japan, and studied classical and modern koto and shamisen music from an early age. She studied Chikuzen 5-string Biwa for many years with Koka Suga, the head of Komyoji-ry&ucirc; Chikuzen Biwa and direct disciple of Yamazaki Kyokusui, the Living National Treasure.</p> <p>Hiraoka weaves medieval storytelling with performed music and images in her lecture/recital on the history of the Biwa instrument and the "Tale of Heike." &nbsp;She talks about the origins of the Biwa tradition of sung stories, the instrument itself and the historical context in which the stories emerged.</p> <p>The "Tale of Heike" is a collection of legends/events stemming from the 12th century conflicts between the two Japanese clans, the Heike and the Genji. The story excerpts are full of daring deeds, heroic warriors, tragic love, and the samurai code of <em>Bushido</em> (honor). Hiraoka's stage presentation is a powerful and engaging look into the early history of Japan.</p> Christopher Dawson's Christian Vision of History Tue, 18 Sep 2012 16:03:18 MDT <p><em>Wednesday, October 10, 2012 4:00 PM</em></p><p>Glenn Olsen, historian of the Middle Ages and of Christian intellectual tradition, will offer his reflections on one of the most important historical thinkers of the 20th century, emphasizing the importance of a Christian interpretation of the past to our own times.&nbsp;</p> Ezra Klein: "Where Economics and Politics Meet" Tue, 18 Sep 2012 16:04:58 MDT <p><em>Wednesday, October 10, 2012 7:30 PM</em></p><p>Klein is a columnist for&nbsp;<em >The Washington Post</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em >Bloomberg</em>&nbsp;and oversees &ldquo;Wonkblog&rdquo; at&nbsp;<em >The Washington Post</em>. He is a regular contributor and policy analyst for MSNBC, where his commentary focuses on, as Klein describes it, &ldquo;domestic and economic policy-making, as well as the political system that&rsquo;s constantly screwing it up.&rdquo; He takes audiences through the day&rsquo;s events in the economic/political arenas giving an analysis of the impact on our fiscal health and the 2012 elections. In addition to appearing and hosting on MSNBC, he has also appeared on&nbsp;<em >Charlie Rose</em>,&nbsp;<em >Real Time with Bill Maher</em>,&nbsp;<em >The McLaughlin Group</em>,&nbsp;<em >The Colbert Report,</em>&nbsp;and many more.&nbsp;<em >The Economist</em>&nbsp;named him one of the &ldquo;Minds of the Moment.&rdquo; In 2011,&nbsp;<em >TIME&nbsp;</em>named his blog one of the 25 best financial blogs and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers named Klein as their 2011 Opinion Columnist of the Year.</p> Computer Club Meeting Wed, 10 Oct 2012 10:16:51 MDT <p><em>Thursday, October 11, 2012 12:00 PM</em></p><p>Meet with fellow technophiles of the Computer Club, Tutt Science 215, second floor next to the mathematics computer lab. &nbsp;Pizza provided. &nbsp;</p> Economics and Business 2012-13 Seminar Series "Rules vs. Discretion: An Investment-Based Approach to Explaining Custom" Tue, 18 Sep 2012 16:07:09 MDT <p><em>Thursday, October 11, 2012 2:30 PM</em></p><p>Joyce Jacobsen, Andrews Professor of Economics, Wesleyan University, gives the second talk in the 2012-13 Seminar Series. Her talk: "Rules vs. Discretion: An Investment-Based Approach to Explaining Custom" is free and open to the public. Professor Jacobsen, who has a Ph.D. from Stanford, a Master's from the London School of Economics, and an AB from Harvard, is the author of "The Economics of Gender and Queer Economics: A Reader." She specializes in the economics of gender, labor, and employment and writes about Marriage, Labor Market Specialization, and the Gender Division of Labor.</p> History Pages: Artists' Books from Historical Sources Mon, 01 Oct 2012 14:53:52 MDT <p><em>Thursday, October 11, 2012 7:00 PM</em></p><p>An artist's lecture by The Press at Colorado College Visiting Lecturer Fred Hagstrom. Hagstrom's artwork, primarily in printmaking and book arts, revolves around social and ecological issues, drawing on historical and cultural research in the South Pacific and Japan. His most recent artists' book, <em>Deeply Honored,</em> tells the story of a Japanese-American family's experience in the Japanese Internment camps and military during WWII.</p> Colorado College Women's Volleyball Wed, 15 Aug 2012 14:47:12 MDT <p><em>Friday, October 12, 2012 10:00 AM</em></p><p>SPIKE IT UP CLASSIC-</p> <p>Women's volleyball spikes it up in this exciting series,&nbsp; General admission is $5 for adults, $3 for kids aged 12-18, and free for children under the age of 12.&nbsp; CC and other students get in free by showing their student IDs.&nbsp;</p> <p>10/12</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoTitle" align="left">10:00am&nbsp; Claremont College vs. Wisconsin-Lutheran</p> <p class="MsoTitle" align="left">12:00pm&nbsp; Whittier College vs. Baker University </p> <p class="MsoTitle" align="left">2:00pm&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Colorado College vs. Claremont College</p> <p class="MsoTitle" align="left">4:00pm&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Wisconsin Lutheran vs. Baker University</p> <p class="MsoTitle" align="left">6:00pm&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Colorado College vs. Whittier College </p> <p class="MsoTitle" align="left">10/13</p> <p class="MsoTitle" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoTitle" align="left">10:00am&nbsp; Claremont College vs. Baker University</p> <p class="MsoTitle" align="left">12:00pm&nbsp; Colorado College vs. Baker University</p> <p class="MsoTitle" align="left">2:00pm&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Whittier vs. Wisconsin Lutheran</p> <p class="MsoTitle" align="left">4:00pm&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Colorado College vs. Wisconsin Lutheran </p> <p class="MsoTitle" align="left">&nbsp;</p>