Colorado College Events Colorado College Events Sandy Papuga's Retirement Party Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:05:18 MDT <p><em>Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:30 AM</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal">The History Department invites all to celebrate with us Tuesday, April 15<sup>th</sup> from 3:30 &ndash; 5:30p.m. &ndash; Gates Common Room</p> <p class="MsoNormal">Sandy Papuga&rsquo;s Retirement Party</p> <p class="MsoNormal">Sandy has been an important part of the Colorado College community for 25 years. She worked one year in Facilities and 24 years as Office Coordinator in the History Department, where she is loved and respected by students and professors alike. Please come and share a CC story with Sandy on the occasion of her silver celebration, when she leaves hercommand post in History but not the College or History communities.</p> CC Men's Lacrosse Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:04:08 MDT <p><em>Saturday, April 19, 2014 1:00 PM</em></p><p>CC Men's Lacrosse vs. Colorado Mesa University</p> First Mondays: Alison Grillo: NYC's "Woman Trapped Inside a Woman's Body" Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:54:11 MDT <p><em>Monday, April 21, 2014 12:00 PM</em></p><p>Alison Grillo is a transgender comedian from New York City coming to Colorado College to make students laugh with her comedy act while also educating them on her experiences as trans-identified woman. This event will be coupled with a panel of Colorado College faculty and staff after Grillo&rsquo;s performance in order to delve more deeply into issues facing the trans community and ways in which CC students and community members can be allies. This First Mondays event complements QueerCC's "Gaypril" events, which hope to increase visibility of LGBTQ+ life and awareness of issues facing the community, especially members of the trans and drag community. More about First Mondays:&nbsp;<a href=""></a></p> "National & International Environmental Policies: What Works and What's Broken?" Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:06:52 MDT <p><em>Monday, April 21, 2014 6:00 PM</em></p><p>Fresh from four years in Washington, D.C. at the helm of NOAA, Jane Lubchenco &rsquo;69 will reflect on her experiences with federal environmental policy, including a focus on climate, oceans, fisheries, habitat restoration, oil spills and endangered species, for the Timothy C. Linnemann Lecture on the Environment. She will discuss national and international efforts to infuse ecological science into policy and management, and address questions such as: How does Washington really work? How is science used and perceived in D.C.? &nbsp;What are the roles of academic, government, industry, and NGO scientists in decisionmaking?</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Transition Series-Personal Finance 101 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:40:47 MDT <p><em>Tuesday, April 22, 2014 5:00 PM</em></p> Masha Gessen "What is Putin Thinking?" Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:08:44 MDT <p><em>Tuesday, April 22, 2014 6:00 PM</em></p><p>Masha Gessen, a Russian-American journalist, gay rights activist, author of <em>The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin </em>and <em>Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot,&nbsp; </em>is coming to CC to give a presentation "What is Putin Thinking?"</p> Earth Day Lecture by Asher Miller Sat, 05 Apr 2014 18:39:27 MDT <p><em>Tuesday, April 22, 2014 6:00 PM</em></p><p>Asher Miller is the Executive Director of Post Carbon Institute, which provides individuals, communities,&nbsp;<br />businesses, and governments with the resources needed to understand and respond to the economic, energy,&nbsp;<br />environmental, and equity crises that define the 21st century. Prior to joining PCI in 2008, Asher founded&nbsp;<br />Climate Changers, an organization that inspires people to reduce their impact on the climate by focusing on&nbsp;<br />simple actions anyone can take. He currently serves on the boards of Transition US and the New Economy Network.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Asher graduated from Colorado College with a B.A. in Creative Writing and will present a lecture on the energy scenario in the 21st century as one of several Earth Week events organized by EnAct (CC students for Environmental Action).</p> <br /> Timothy Mooney: "Molière Than Thou" Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:48:51 MDT <p><em>Tuesday, April 22, 2014 7:30 PM</em></p><p>Actor, director, and Moli&egrave;re scholar Timothy Mooney performs his one-man show "Moli&egrave;re Than Thou." Mooney plays Moli&egrave;re himself, who finds he must perform alone when all the members of his cast fall ill. Moli&egrave;re manages to compile all his greatest monologues into a charming and hilarious &nbsp;one-act play.</p> <p>The show begins at 7:30 in the Cornerstone Screening Room.</p> "The LotusLand Project" Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:08:35 MDT <p><em>Tuesday, April 22, 2014 7:30 PM</em></p><p>The Colorado College Summer Music Festival, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, presents the first of its Intermezzo season concerts. The LotusLand Project brings two festival faculty favorites, Mark Fewer, violin and John Novacek, piano back to CC. They'll be joined by Vancouver-based jazz musician Brad Turner, trumpet and percussion and a guest double bassist. Their hybrid show features a mix of 20th century classical and jazz music ranging from Fritz Kreisler to George Antheil, from Charlie Chaplin to Stuff Smith and Phil Dwyer.</p> Is Peace Possible in Israel/Palestine? Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:48:40 MDT <p><em>Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:30 AM</em></p><p>Lecture&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;Discussion&nbsp;with&nbsp;Dr.&nbsp;Norman&nbsp;Finkelstein </p> <p>Norman&nbsp;G.&nbsp;Finkelstein&nbsp;received&nbsp;his&nbsp;doctorate&nbsp;in&nbsp;1988&nbsp;from&nbsp;the <br />Department&nbsp;of&nbsp;Politics&nbsp;at&nbsp;Princeton&nbsp;University. <br />&shy;For&nbsp;many&nbsp;years&nbsp;he&nbsp;taught&nbsp;political&nbsp;theory&nbsp;and&nbsp;the&nbsp;Israel&shy;Palestine <br />conflict.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;He&nbsp;currently&nbsp;writes&nbsp;and&nbsp;lectures. <br />&shy;Finkelstein&nbsp;is&nbsp;the&nbsp;author&nbsp;of&nbsp;eight&nbsp;books&nbsp;that&nbsp;have&nbsp;been&nbsp;translated&nbsp;into <br />50&nbsp;foreign&nbsp;editions</p>