Colorado College Events https://www.coloradocollege.edu/newsevents/calendar/events-rss.html Colorado College Events “Resurrection: The Past, Present, and Future of Restoration in the American West” Fri, 05 Apr 2013 12:54:06 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-22-resurrection-the-past-present-and-future-of-restoration-in-the-american-west https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-22-resurrection-the-past-present-and-future-of-restoration-in-the-american-west <p><em>Monday, April 22, 2013 6:00 PM</em></p><p>
Andrew Fahlund will reflect upon 15 years of experience bringing rivers back to life, culminating with the removal of the two largest dams on the Elwha River in Washington. Fahlund joined Stanford University as the first executive director of Water in the West in January 2012. His talk, the 2013 Timothy C. Linnemann Lecture on the Environment, &nbsp;will explore the complex interactions of the physical, biological, economic, and cultural dimensions of river restoration.&nbsp; He will then look forward to where we hope to be with river restoration 15 years from now and how we might get there.</p> Wild and Scenic Film Festival Tue, 02 Apr 2013 21:12:50 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-22-wild-and-scenic-film-festival https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-22-wild-and-scenic-film-festival <p><em>Monday, April 22, 2013 6:45 PM</em></p><p>Celebrate Earth day by enjoying award winning films from all over the world at the Wild and Scenic Film Festival. &nbsp;Films highlighting the effects of climate change in countries as far as Peru and as close as Canada will fill this two hour cinematic event. With door prizes, giveaways, bluegrass music and much more the festival is sure to impress while also inform.&nbsp;</p> “Oddly Normal” Book Talk with New York Times' Correspondent John Schwartz Thu, 04 Apr 2013 08:46:02 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-23-oddly-normal-book-talk-with-new-york-times-correspondent-john-schwartz https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-23-oddly-normal-book-talk-with-new-york-times-correspondent-john-schwartz <p><em>Tuesday, April 23, 2013 5:30 PM</em></p>A FREE book talk and discussion with <em>New York Times </em>reporter and author of<strong> <em>Oddly Normal: One Family's Struggle to Help Their Teenage Son Come to Terms with His Sexuality</em></strong>,&nbsp;John Schwartz.&nbsp; <strong ><em>Oddly Normal </em></strong>is&nbsp;the memoir of a father who knows early on that his son is different. The author shares his families challenges with educators that aim to define their son as an outsider, how they handle the &ldquo;should we just ask him if he&rsquo;s gay&rdquo; question, and talks about loving our children, especially when they do not yet know how to love themselves. &nbsp; Reading by Schwartz at 5:30. Panel hosted by Inside Out Youth Services and PFLAG 6:30 to 7:30 with information on local family acceptance and safe schools work. &nbsp; &nbsp; This event is &nbsp;free of charge and that tickets are not necessary, but seating is limited so please RSVP to <a href="mailto:Shawna@insideoutys.org">Shawna@insideoutys.org</a> &nbsp; &nbsp; Check out Schwartz interviewed by NPR&rsquo;s Terry Gross: <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/11/05/164201946/an-oddly-normal-outcome-for-a-singular-child" target="_blank">http://www.npr.org/2012/11/05/164201946/an-oddly-normal-outcome-for-a-singular-child</a> &nbsp; &nbsp; The REAL "Harlem Shake" Workshop! Mon, 08 Apr 2013 10:38:50 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-24-the-real-harlem-shake-workshop https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-24-the-real-harlem-shake-workshop <p><em>Wednesday, April 24, 2013 3:00 PM</em></p><p class="MsoPlainText">Can you do the REAL Harlem Shake?</p> <p class="MsoPlainText">Harlem Shake Performance/Demonstration and Workshop! </p> <p class="MsoPlainText"><strong>Wednesday, April 24th</strong>&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoPlainText"><strong><em>3-5:00pm, Celeste Theater, Cornerstone Arts Center</em></strong></p> <p class="MsoPlainText">A dance scholarship and cultural studies perspective of the real "Harlem&nbsp;Shake".</p> <p class="MsoPlainText"><strong>Faculty Panelists:</strong> <strong><em>Dr. Heidi Lewis, Assistant Professor, Feminist and Gender&nbsp;</em></strong><strong><em>Studies; Visiting Dance Scholar, Dr. Takiyah Nur Amin, Assistant Professor of&nbsp;</em></strong><strong><em>World Dance, UNCC-Charlotte.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p class="MsoPlainText"><strong>Featuring "Harlem Shake" Dancers from New York:</strong></p> <p class="MsoPlainText"><strong><em>Michael Forde: "EsXence; ZuluSteel"</em></strong></p> <p class="MsoPlainText"><strong><em>Peter Arizmendi: "Bam - The Liquid Robot" </em></strong></p> <p class="MsoPlainText"><strong><em>Jennifer Acosta: "Beasty"</em></strong></p> <p class="MsoPlainText"><strong><em></em></strong><strong><em>Victor Alicea: "Kid Glyde"</em></strong></p> <p class="MsoPlainText">&nbsp;</p> Tiger Jazz Ensemble Concert Mon, 18 Mar 2013 15:56:10 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-24-tiger-jazz-ensemble-concert https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-24-tiger-jazz-ensemble-concert <p><em>Wednesday, April 24, 2013 7:30 PM</em></p><p>The Tiger Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Tom Taylor, will present &ldquo;Ain&rsquo;t Superstitious,&rdquo; as a balm for jittery nerves in 2013. Also look for the 13-note melody in Chick Corea&rsquo;s &ldquo;Crystal Silence&rdquo; and a roof-raising version of Stevie Wonder&rsquo;s &ldquo;Superstition."</p> "Doubting and Dreaming: Native American Women Write about the West" Wed, 20 Mar 2013 12:04:12 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-25-doubting-and-dreaming-native-american-women-write-about-the-west https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-25-doubting-and-dreaming-native-american-women-write-about-the-west <p><em>Thursday, April 25, 2013 11:30 AM</em></p><p>Janice Gould, associate professor of Women&rsquo;s and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, will discuss the poetry of Native American women writers, including Joy Harjo, Luci Tapahonso, Ofelia Zepeda, Gail Tremblay, and herself.&nbsp; She will focus on the ways in which American Indian women poets narrate and inscribe western landscape and history. This is a joint Aficionados/Woman&rsquo;s Educational Society lecture. Cost to attend is $17 (includes buffet lunch). For more information on the lecture or to make a reservation, please call 389-6334 or email swshulbert@coloradocollege.edu.</p> Economic Explorations: The Second Annual Research Symposium Tue, 23 Apr 2013 16:24:12 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-25-economic-explorations-the-second-annual-research-symposium https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-25-economic-explorations-the-second-annual-research-symposium <p><em>Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:30 PM</em></p><p>Live-streamed from the Celeste Theater:</p> <ul> <li>1:15 p.m.&nbsp; Sylvie Scowcroft:&nbsp; &ldquo;The importance of being Steve: An econometric analysis of the contribution of patents by Steve Jobs to changes in Apple&rsquo;s market valuation&rdquo;</li> <li>1:35.&nbsp; Ellen Scully.&nbsp; &ldquo;What makes a company great to work for and who leads those companies?&rdquo;</li> <li>1:55. Anthony Hyatt.&nbsp; &ldquo;Do movies age like a fine wine or get lost on dusty shelves?&nbsp; A study of Netflix user ratings.&rdquo;</li> <li>2:20 p.m. Hadley Bergh: &ldquo;A question of reputation:&nbsp; influence of Groupon deals on Yelp ratings.&rdquo;</li> <li>2:40 p.m. Bryce Daniels.&nbsp; &ldquo;Drilling for innovation:&nbsp; examining induced innovation in the oil and gas industry.&rdquo;</li> <li>3 p.m.&nbsp; Rafael A. Arenas.&nbsp; &ldquo;The value of social networks on innovation.&rdquo;</li> <li>3:20 p.m. Dan Johnson. &nbsp;&ldquo;Bidding for Classes: Course Allocation using the Colorado College Auction System&rdquo;</li> </ul> <p>For the complete schedule of presentations, download the program.</p> "The Cove" film screening and lecture by director Louie Psihoyos Wed, 03 Apr 2013 22:32:26 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-25-the-cove-film-screening-and-lecture-by-director-louie-psihoyos https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-25-the-cove-film-screening-and-lecture-by-director-louie-psihoyos <p><em>Thursday, April 25, 2013 5:30 PM</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal">The Colorado College PeaceJam student organization proudly presents <em >The Cove</em> film screening and lecture with director Louie Psihoyos on Thursday, April 25<sup>th</sup> from 5:30-8:00 p.m. in CC&rsquo;s Armstrong Theatre, 14 E. Cache La Poudre Street. <em >The Cove</em> is an Academy Award-winning documentary about illegal dolphin poaching in Taijii, Japan. The film&rsquo;s director, Louie Psihoyos, is a world renowned film-maker, photographer, and activist. He is also the executive director of the Colorado-based nonprofit Oceanic Preservation Society. For more information, visit the event facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/465353896868605/<br /></p> Meet My Country : Japan Tue, 23 Apr 2013 17:58:19 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-25-meet-my-country-japan https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-25-meet-my-country-japan <p><em>Thursday, April 25, 2013 5:55 PM</em></p><p>CC's very own Japanese students Yukiya Numano (excange from Waseda University) &amp; Masaakazu Iwasaki '15 will be presenting about their lovely country Japan. Come find out fun facts and other things you will not find on google or taveller's guide.</p> "Return" film screening Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:56:06 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-25-return-film-screening https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-04-25-return-film-screening <p><em>Thursday, April 25, 2013 6:00 PM</em></p><p class="MsoPlainText">After escaping from Nazi Germany on the eve of WWII, Colorado College professor Fred Sondermann returned to his homeland in 1969. This thoughtful first person narrative based on Dr. Sondermann's memoirs from that time, takes the viewer along on the journey. Fred Sondermann walks the viewer through the experience of the return, contemplating victimization, the nature of blame, the appropriate issuance of forgiveness and the determination to move forward unburdened by ghosts of the past.&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoPlainText">Light snacks will be served.</p> <p class="MsoPlainText">More information:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.aptonline.org/catalog.nsf/vLinkTitle/RETURN">http://www.aptonline.org/catalog.nsf/vLinkTitle/RETURN</a></p>