Colorado College Events Colorado College Events What Is This About a War on Christmas? Tue, 11 Dec 2012 11:09:49 MST <p><em>Tuesday, December 11, 2012 7:00 PM</em></p><p>Join Gail Murphy-Geiss, Bruce Coriell, Jim Parco and Amanda Udis-Kessler for a panel discussion about national holidays, religious freedom and the separation of church and state.</p> <p>Attendees who donate an unwrapped toy or warm clothing item will be entered in a drawing to win a four-pack of ski tickets.</p> Chamber Orchestra Concert Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:30:26 MDT <p><em>Tuesday, December 11, 2012 7:30 PM</em></p><p>The orchestra suite emerged in the Baroque era and has inspired Western composers ever since. This concert by the CC Orchestra, Daniel Brink, director, explores the suite with works by Telemann, Faure, Rodrigo, and Vaughan-Williams.</p> Music at Midday Fri, 12 Oct 2012 13:38:16 MDT <p><em>Wednesday, December 12, 2012 12:15 PM</em></p><p>CC music students will perform vocal and instrumental selections.</p> Bluegrass Ensemble Concert Thu, 15 Nov 2012 17:18:21 MST <p><em>Thursday, December 13, 2012 7:30 PM</em></p><p>An evening of&nbsp;traditional bluegrass music featuring two student ensembles, performing under the direction of Keith Reed.&nbsp;</p> Reading Rousseau's Confessions in 2013 Wed, 12 Dec 2012 13:56:42 MST <p><em>Thursday, December 13, 2012 7:45 PM</em></p><p class="MsoNormal"><strong>Keynote address, part of the Rousseau Tercentenary Conference.</strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal">The philosophical writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau have had a profound effect on political thought and his work still holds relevance 300 years after his birth. &nbsp;This celebration of his legacy will begin with a welcome from conference host, CC Professor Eve Grace, and Zev Trachtenberg, president of the Rousseau Association, with a keynote address from Michael O'Dea. &nbsp;O'Dea, an emeritus professor at the University of Lyon, France, is a prominent scholar of Rousseau. Among many other works pertaining to Rousseau that he has written or edited, he is the author of "Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Music, Illusion, and Desire," and the editor of the forthcoming new edition of the <em>Essai sur l&rsquo;origine des langues </em>for the Classiques Garnier <em>&OElig;uvres compl&egrave;tes</em>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> On the Manner and Goal of Rousseau's Writing Wed, 12 Dec 2012 14:17:31 MST <p><em>Friday, December 14, 2012 9:30 AM</em></p><p><strong>Panel discussion, part of the Rousseau Tercentenary Conference.</strong></p> <p>Chair:<strong> </strong>Clifford Orwin, University of Toronto</p> <p><em>Rousseau the Philosopher, Judge of the Philosopher Jean-Jacques<br /></em>&nbsp; &nbsp;Matthew Maguire, DePaul University</p> <p><em>Is Du contrat social One of Rousseau&rsquo;s Paradoxes?<br /></em>&nbsp; &nbsp;James Swenson, Rutgers University</p> <p><em>Rousseau and the public vocation of the Enlightenment<br /></em>&nbsp; &nbsp;Masano Yamashita, University of Colorado at Boulder</p> <p><strong><br /></strong></p> Rousseau on Modern Rationalism and Natural Science Wed, 12 Dec 2012 14:01:33 MST <p><em>Friday, December 14, 2012 1:00 PM</em></p><p><strong>Panel discussion, part of the Rousseau Tercentenary Conference.</strong></p> <p>Chair:<strong> </strong>&nbsp;John Scott, University of California, Davis<strong><em>&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><em>Rousseau and the possibility of philosophy<br /></em>&nbsp; &nbsp;Lucas Fain, Harvard University</p> <p><em>Rousseau&rsquo;s Introspective Turn<br /></em>&nbsp; &nbsp;Eve Grace, Colorado College</p> <p><em>Rousseau&rsquo;s Chemical Apprenticeship and Diderot&rsquo;s Twenty-First Thought<br /></em>&nbsp; &nbsp;Christopher Kelly, Boston College</p> <p><em>Perfectible Machines: The Psychological Foundations of Rousseau&rsquo;s Practical Philosophy<br /></em>&nbsp; &nbsp;John P. McGuire, Pratt Institute &amp; Hofstra University</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> "Against Critical Thinking" with Russell Reno Thu, 15 Nov 2012 17:22:57 MST <p><em>Friday, December 14, 2012 3:30 PM</em></p><p>The Sheffer Fund for Roman Catholic Studies Lecture series speaker Russell Reno is a professor of Theological Ethics at Creighton University and features editor of <em>First Things: A Journal of Religion, Culture, and Public Life. </em>Reno is the author of several books, including "Fighting the Noonday Devil," "In the Ruins of the Church," and "Redemptive Change: Atonement and the Cure of the Soul."</p> Rousseau on Law, Society, and the Market Wed, 12 Dec 2012 14:07:39 MST <p><em>Friday, December 14, 2012 4:00 PM</em></p><p><strong>Panel discussion, part of the Rousseau Tercentenary Conference.</strong></p> <p>Chair: Jason Neidleman, University of La Verne</p> <p><em>Commerce and Self-falsification: J.-J. Rousseau and Adam Smith in Dialogue</em></p> <p><em></em>&nbsp; &nbsp;Charles Griswold, Boston University</p> <p><em>Rousseau on statutory and constitutional interpretation</em></p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp;Joseph Reisert, Colby College</p> <p><em>Rousseau&rsquo;s discovery of society</em></p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp;Zev Trachtenberg, University of Oklahoma</p> <p><strong><br /></strong></p> "Slingshot Hip Hop" Mon, 10 Dec 2012 13:08:22 MST <p><em>Friday, December 14, 2012 5:00 PM</em></p><p>Check out the Trailer: <a href="" rel="nofollow nofollow" target="_blank"></a><br /> <br /> Join the Arabian Knights for a screening of "Slingshot Hip Hop," an<br /> award winning documentary about Palestinian rap groups.<br /> <br /></p> 5pm, Friday the 14th, Cornerstone Screening Room. Q&amp;A to follow with<br /> Idris Goodwin!!!<br /> <br /> FREE PIZZA courtesy of Colorado College's PoliSci Department!<br /> <br /> Slingshot Hip Hop braids together the stories of young Palestinians living in Gaza, the West Bank and inside Israel as they discover Hip Hop and employ it as a tool to surmount divisions imposed by occupation and poverty. From internal checkpoints and Separation Walls to gender norms and generational differences, this is the story of young people crossing the borders that separate them.