Colorado College Events https://www.coloradocollege.edu/newsevents/calendar/events-rss.html Colorado College Events NASU TABLE Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:22:46 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-04-nasu-table https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-04-nasu-table <p><em>Monday, November 4, 2013 12:15 PM</em></p><p><strong>The NASU table in Worner is the perfect place to pick-up information about the organization, ask questions, and get involved. NASU is currently raising funds to support an Oglala Lakota family on the Pine Ridge Reservation to help them through the frigid winter South Dakota months. Your donation will help tremendously!</strong></p> Machiavelli's Meaning for Us Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:54:42 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-04-machiavelli-s-meaning-for-us https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-04-machiavelli-s-meaning-for-us <p><em>Monday, November 4, 2013 3:30 PM</em></p><p>Maurizio Viroli, professor of political theory at Princeton University, will talk about Machiavelli's meaning for us. 2013 marks the 500th anniversary of Machiavelli's "The Prince."</p> <p>Professor Viroli's main fields of research are political theory and the history of political thought, classical republicanism, and neo-republicanism, with a special expertise on Niccol&ograve; Machiavelli and Jean Jacques Rousseau, republican iconography, the relationship between religion and politics, patriotism, constitutionalism, classical rhetoric, political communication, citizenship, and civic education.</p> Taizé Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:59:25 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-04-taiz https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-04-taiz <p><em>Monday, November 4, 2013 9:00 PM</em></p><p>A contemplative ecumenical Christian candlelight service of simple chants, silence and scripture held every second Monday of the block.</p> The Big Idea, Innovative Minds Presentation with: Jon Dean, Vice President at Electronic Arts, “Revolution in the games industry” Thu, 31 Oct 2013 09:45:23 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-05-the-big-idea-innovative-minds-presentation-with-jon-dean-vice-president-at-electronic-arts-revolution-in-the-games-industry https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-05-the-big-idea-innovative-minds-presentation-with-jon-dean-vice-president-at-electronic-arts-revolution-in-the-games-industry <p><em>Tuesday, November 5, 2013 6:00 PM</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal">The games industry has grown to be the biggest revenue entertainment business &ndash; larger than music and Hollywood combined!&nbsp; Whether it&rsquo;s Madden, Grand Theft Auto, Words with Friends or Candy Crush, gaming is mainstream pop culture. &nbsp;Yet like the book, music, TV and movie businesses before it, the games industry is at the early stages of a disruptive revolution.&nbsp; And we &ndash; the consumer &ndash; are the driving force.&nbsp;&nbsp; If you&rsquo;re a gamer, a would-be-game developer, a marketer or just want to get some great information about the games industry today &ndash; come join us to hear the insights Jon will share.</p> CC Volleyball Mon, 04 Nov 2013 11:29:43 MST https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-05-cc-volleyball https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-05-cc-volleyball <p><em>Tuesday, November 5, 2013 7:00 PM</em></p><p>CC Volleyball vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo, 7 p.m.</p> Aficionados Luncheon Fri, 18 Oct 2013 11:16:04 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-06-aficionados-luncheon https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-06-aficionados-luncheon <p><em>Wednesday, November 6, 2013 12:00 PM</em></p><p>Michael O'Riley, chair of the Department of French, Italian, and Arabic, will share his expertise and insights in this lecture, entitled "Art, Culture, History, and Landscape in Postcolonial Taos." A buffet lunch is included in the ticket price.&nbsp;</p> Climbapoolza! Mon, 04 Nov 2013 23:21:28 MST https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-06-climbapoolza https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-06-climbapoolza <p><em>Wednesday, November 6, 2013 7:30 PM</em></p><p>Come join the Colorado College Climbing community on Wednesday, November 6th from 7:30 to 9:30 pm for our annual Climbapoolza event in the Ritt Kellogg Climbing Gym located in El Pomar. &nbsp;Come listen to some lively tunes by YouJazz, enjoy some free Pizza, climb some new routes in the gym, and meet some new friends. &nbsp;This event is open to the entire CC community regardless of climbing ability. &nbsp;</p> "What Is the Business of Politics According to Machiavelli?” Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:02:43 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-07-what-is-the-business-of-politics-according-to-machiavelli https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-07-what-is-the-business-of-politics-according-to-machiavelli <p><em>Thursday, November 7, 2013 3:30 PM</em></p><p>David Wootton is Anniversary Professor of History at the University of York. He will speak on Machiavelli's legacy on the occasion of the 500 year anniversary of the publication of "The Prince."</p> <p>Professor Wootton&nbsp;works on the intellectual and cultural history of the English speaking countries, Italy, and France, 1500-1800. He is currently writing a book on the scientific revolution to be published by Penguin in the UK, HarperCollins in the US, and Piper in Germany. His most recent book is "Galileo: Watcher of the Skies<em>,</em>"&nbsp;published by Yale University Press<em>.</em></p> <p>He was educated at Oxford and Cambridge, and has held positions in history and politics at four British and four Canadian universities, and visiting positions in the US, before coming to York.</p> "Old World, New World: Collecting Hispanic Arts in the United States, 1900 to the Present" Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:46:42 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-07-old-world-new-world-collecting-hispanic-arts-in-the-united-states-1900-to-the-present https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-07-old-world-new-world-collecting-hispanic-arts-in-the-united-states-1900-to-the-present <p><em>Thursday, November 7, 2013 4:30 PM</em></p><p class="intro">This lecture by Michael Brown, research associate with the&nbsp;New World Department, Denver&nbsp;Art Museum, is free and open to the public.&nbsp;For more information contact Professor Rebecca Tucker,&nbsp;rtucker@coloradocollege.edu</p> Visiting Writers Series: Stephanos Papadopoulos Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:47:38 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-07-visiting-writers-series-stephanos-papadopoulos https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-11-07-visiting-writers-series-stephanos-papadopoulos <p><em>Thursday, November 7, 2013 7:00 PM</em></p><p>Award-winning author of "Hotel-Dieu,"&nbsp;"Lost Days," and "The Black Sea,"&nbsp;Papadopoulos is the co-translator of Derek Walcott into Greek.</p>