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Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 11:39am

Future of Education Series: Deborah Meier & Shadia Alvarez

Antioch alumna Deborah Meier (’52), has authored six influential books on progressive education. A 40-year veteran teacher, Meier is a 1987 MacArthur Genius Award winner and the recipient of innumerable honors. Although “retired,—she continues to write, blog and lecture about schooling and democracy. Antioch alumna Shadia Alvarez (’96) is currently the Assistant Principal at the Collegiate Institute for Math and Science in the Bronx. Alvarez is planning to launch an Antioch influenced NYC high school in 2013.

LOCATION: Herndon Gallery, South Hall

CONTACT: Anne Bohlen at abohlen@antiochcollege.org or 286-8455, and Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 12:01pm

Fireside Readings: Myriam J.A. Chancy

Haitian-Canadian writer Myriam Chancy reads from her recent novels: The Loneliness of Angels (2010), The Scorpion’s Claw (2005), and Spirit of Haiti (2003). Also an influential feminist literary critic (Framing Silence: Revolutionary Novels by Haitian Women; Searching for Safe Spaces: Afro-Caribbean Women Writers in Exile), Professor Chancy teaches Caribbean literature, African Diaspora studies, and creative writing at the University of Cincinnati. Her books will be available for purchase with proceeds donated to Haitian Earthquake Relief.

LOCATION: Herndon Gallery, South Hall

CONTACT: Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


Thursday, February 3, 2011 - 11:01am

Democracy in Jeopardy Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story

Stefan Forbes, 2009 (86 min). Winner of a national Edward R. Murrow Award, this documentary focuses on Atwater’s controversial, often racially-charged campaign tactics and the new forms of negative campaigning he pioneered.

LOCATION: Herndon Gallery, South Hall

CONTACT: Anne Bohlen at abohlen@antiochcollege.org or 286-8455, and Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 10:49am

Film: Skin Deep

Prexy Nesbitt screens the documentary Skin Deep (1999). Activist and educator Prexy Nesbitt (and Antioch alumnus 1967) introduces and discusses Skin Deep, the episode he co-wrote as part of the award-winning BBC/WGBH history series The People's Century 1900-1999. Skin Deep examines the fight against legal and institutionalized racism in the United States and South Africa from the 1950s through the 1990s, drawing upon interviews with the courageous people who took their protests against segregation and inequality into the streets and beyond. Long active in the labor movement, the U.S. civil rights movement, and African freedom struggles, Nesbitt serves as a consultant on African affairs and on African-American history. He currently teaches African History at Columbia College in Chicago and leads educational political tours to Africa.

LOCATION: Herndon Gallery, South Hall

CONTACT: Anne Bohlen at abohlen@antiochcollege.org or 286-8455, and Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


Monday, January 17, 2011 - 8:52am

Martin Luther King Jr. Day March and Program

Antioch College joins with the African American Cross-Cultural Works as a co-host to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day March and Program. Prexy Nesbitt '67, a member of the Antioch College Board Pro Tempore, will deliver the keynote speech. Following the MLK program, the Miami Valley Chapter of the Alumni Association will meet in South Hall's Herndon Gallery. Mark Roosevelt, the College's new president, will meet with alumni and the public.

LOCATION: Coretta Scott King Center, Antioch College

CONTACT: Stacey Wirrig at swirrig@antiochcollege.org or 937-767-2341


Monday, January 10, 2011 - 8:37am

VAMP Volunteer Project

A group of Antioch College volunteers, primarily alumni, joined with staff to create the Volunteers for Antioch Maintenance Projects, or VAMP. The first VAMP project is January 10-21, 2011, when the team will set up a maintenance shop in the Maples firehouse. Volunteers will be assigned work consistent with their skills and physical capabilities. There is work for skilled, semi-skilled, or not quite skilled volunteers. Join our growing campus volunteer community!

LOCATION: Antioch College Campus

CONTACT: Julian Sharp at 937-286-9778 or jsharp@antiochcollege.org.


Thursday, December 9, 2010 - 6:40pm

GLBT Film Series:Stonewall Uprising

Film Series: “Outing the Past: Witnessing the Struggle for GLBT Rights.—Stonewall Uprising, Kate David and David Heilbroner, 2010. 82 min. This new critically acclaimed documentary recounts the turning point of the gay rights movement in the U.S.—the 1969 police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York City—which sparked a new direction in civil rights activism.

LOCATION: The Little Art Theatre, Yellow Springs.

CONTACT: Anne Bohlen at abohlen@antiochcollege.org or 286-8455, and Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


Thursday, December 2, 2010 - 6:41pm

GLBT Film Series: Out in the Silence

Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson, 2009. This timely Emmy-winning film documents the homophobic bullying of a teenager in a small Pennsylvania town, and the search for common ground that followed.

LOCATION: South Hall, Herndon Gallery

CONTACT: Anne Bohlen at abohlen@antiochcollege.org or 286-8455, and Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 10:14am

GLBT Film Series: Stolen Moments

Film Series: “Outing the Past: Witnessing the Struggle for GLBT Rights.—Stolen Moments, Margaret Westcott, 1998. 91 min. This engaging documentary explores 100 years of lesbian history and includes interviews with Audre Lorde, Jean Nestle and Leslie Feinberg who comment on feminism and contemporary sexual politics.

LOCATION: Herndon Gallery, South Hall

CONTACT: Anne Bohlen at abohlen@antiochcollege.org or 286-8455, and Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 9:21am

GLBT Film Series: Word Is Out

Peter Adair, 1977. Antioch College alumnus Peter Adair ,67 produced and directed this landmark documentary about lesbian and gay identity.

LOCATION: The Herndon Gallery, South Hall, Antioch College

CONTACT: Anne Bohlen at abohlen@antiochcollege.org or 286-8455, and Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


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