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Friday, November 2, 2012 - 5:00am

Antioch Farm Tea Pavilion Design Build project

The Design Build project will resume for a third phase, shifting gears from the cordwood wall to make progress on the wooden pavilion structure; the stone floor; and to prepare the roof substructure in order to create a moss roof in collaboration with Linda Fuselier, assistant professor of environmental science professor, in the spring. The project will continue to be led by a small collaborative group of professional artists/architects/designers/builders including Rod Northcutt (Miami University), Charlie Vinz (Rebuild Foundation), Jillian Soto (artist), and Sara Black (Antioch College assistant professor of visual arts). We hope to involve the same second-year students and recruit a handful of first-year students to join the crew. For more information, contact Sara Black at sblack@antiochcollege.org.

LOCATION: Antioch Farm

CONTACT: Sara Black, sblack@antiochcollege.org


Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 10:00am

Dayton Dialogues on Race

Five students from Antioch and five from Cedarville University will be invited to engage in a unique process mediated by Dayton Dialogues on Race Relations. DDRR is a nonprofit organization that began in Dayton in 1998 that facilitates small group conversations based on the model called “Hope in the Cities.—This is the first of three conversations. Students involved will be asked to engage all three conversations and will be part of an initiative to provide training to conduct dialogues on campus in future. For more information contact Rev. Derrick Weston at dweston@antiochcollege.org.

LOCATION: Cedarville University

CONTACT: Rev. Derrick Weston, dweston@antiochcollege.org


Friday, October 26, 2012 - 3:30pm

Friday Forum: Immigration

One of the hot-button issues of this year’s election will be each candidate’stance on immigration reform. Our panel will tackle this issue from various angles including border security, health and human services, law enforcement, and employment. For more information contact Rev. Derrick Weston at dweston@antiochcollege.org.

LOCATION: McGregor Hall, Room 113

CONTACT: Rev. Derrick Weston, dweston@antiochcollege.org


Saturday, October 13, 2012 - 5:00am

Yellow Springs Street Fair

Antioch College is the lead sponsor of the 2012 Yellow Springs Street Fair, a unique festival that fills the streets of Yellow Springs with people enjoying a wonderful mix of vendors, food, and performers. During Street Fair, over 200 vendors join the village’s 50 shops and galleries selling one-of-a-kind art, handcrafted items, and unique imports. Food from around the world is featured, including vegetarian fare. For a break from shopping, stop by the Music Festival & Beer Garden at the Bryan Center from noon to 7 p.m. Sample one of many specialty beers, including some delicious summer seasonals. The event is free and open to the public. For more information visit destinationyellowsprings.com.

LOCATION: Downtown Yellow Springs

CONTACT: Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce


Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 3:30pm

National Coming Out Day Event: Coming Out or Inviting In?

Drawing on his personal experiences, his work as executive director of Gay Men of African Descent in New York City, and recent scholarship by activist Darnell Moore, history professor Kevin McGruder will discuss some of the challenges facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trangendered people seeking to live lives of integrity in a predominantly heterosexual world. For more information, contact Kevin McGruder at kmcgruder@antiochcollege.org.

LOCATION: McGregor Hall, Room 113

CONTACT: Kevin McGruder, kmcgruder@antiochcollege.org


Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 3:00pm

Open forum: “Transnational Strategies for Sustainability in Central America”

Antioch College will hold an open forum on “Transnational Strategies for Sustainability in Central America—on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in McGregor Hall, room #113.

The discussion will explore the challenge of helping farming families in Central America preserve their tropical forests by attaining the training and tools to overcome poverty through sustainable means.

Our featured interlocutor will be Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Florence Reed, the founder and president of Sustainable Harvest International (SHI). In collaboration with independent affiliates in Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, and Belize, SHI responds to the tropical deforestation crisis by providing farmers with sustainable alternatives to slash-and-burn agriculture.

Florence Reed founded SHI in 1997 after serving as a Peace Corps volunteer, during which time she witnessed the devastation that slash-and-burn farming inflicts on families, communities, and the planet. SHI’s mission is to provide farming families in Central America with the training and tools to preserve our planet’s tropical forests while overcoming poverty. Since its inception, SHI has converted 14,000 acres of degraded land to sustainable farms and has planted 3.1 million trees. At the same time, the organization has helped 1,500 families become self-sufficient stewards of the environment who can train more than 10,000 additional families across Honduras, Panama, Belize, and Nicaragua. Ms. Reed’s years of dedication to initiatives in Central America recently earned her the 2012 Sargent Shriver Award for Distinguished Humanitarian Service from the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA).

This is an opportunity for students and community members to share ideas on how colleges and community organizations can help strengthen cross-border initiatives in order to mobilize support for sustainability projects.

The event is open to the public. Children are welcome.

For more information, contact:

Richard Kraince Associate Professor of Cooperative Education Antioch College One Morgan Place Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387

LOCATION: McGregor Hall, Room 113

CONTACT: Richard Kraince, rkraince@antiochcollege.org


Saturday, September 15, 2012 - 4:00pm

Chris Proctor in concert

Chris Proctor, award-winning acoustic guitarist and U.S. National Fingerstyle Guitar Champion, will perform in Antioch College’s Herndon Gallery on Saturday, September 15, at 8:00 p.m. One reviewer recently said, “What Proctor does is create guitar music that reflects the whole heritage of the instrument and still has his own distinct stamp—a tall order, but he’s up to the job.—For more information on the show, contact Jennifer Berman via e-mail at

LOCATION: Herndon Gallery, South Hall

CONTACT: Jennifer Berman, jberman@antiochcollege.org


Friday, September 14, 2012 - 3:30pm

Friday Forum: Marriage: Rite or Right?

This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

LOCATION: Coretta Scott King Center

CONTACT: Derrick Weston, dweston@antiochcollege.org


Sunday, September 9, 2012 - 5:00am

Seminar on Restorative Justice with Josh Bacon

Antioch College will host Dr. Josh Bacon, director of the Office of Judicial Affairs at James Madison University and an instructor in Eastern Mennonite University’Center for Justice & Peacebuilding, for an all-day seminar this Sunday, September 9, on the topic of restorative justice in the higher education setting. The seminar will be held at the Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom and is open to members of the Community Standards Board, Council of Conveners, and Governance Task Group, as well as future RAs.

LOCATION: Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom

CONTACT: Jennifer Berman, jberman@antiochcollege.org


Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 3:00pm

Opening reception for artist Sheilah Wilson

The opening reception for photographer, videographer, and performance artist Sheilah Wilson will be held in the Herndon Gallery in South Hall on Thursday, August 30. The exhibition is titled If Becoming This and will run through November 16. The exhibition will include both photography and video. The reception will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. with an artist’s presentation at 7:30 p.m. “My work is consistently drawn to the romantic and absurd ideal of the body acting as a translation machine of experience and story,—Wilson said. “I believe in the potential of the personal voice, and the body itself, to act as diversionary forces. I use photography, video, and text as performative and documentary tools for my various attempts to pick through the seams of narrative and image.” Wilson is an assistant professor of photography and new media at Denison College in Granville, Ohio. Wilson has been the recipient of numerous awards in the U.S. and Canada, and shows her work both nationally and internationally. Visit her website at www.sheilahwilson.com.

LOCATION: Herndon Gallery, South Hall

CONTACT: Dennie Eagleson, deagleson@antiochcollege.org


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