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Friday, April 26, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Philosopher’s Roundtable

Mary White will lead the April Philosophers’ Roundtable discussion on “What is the role of humanities in a liberal arts education?” Mary is the director of the Division of Medical Humanities at the Boonshaft School of Medicine, Wright State University. All interested are welcome and encouraged to participate in the discussion.

LOCATION: McGregor 149


Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 7:00pm

Lecture: Why a High Tech Society Needs a High Touch Childhood

Lowell Monke, a Wittenberg University professor of education, will speak on the effects of technology on children in the talk “Unplugging Narcissus: Why a High Tech Society Needs a High Touch Childhood,” co-presented by Antioch College and Antioch University. Free childcare will be provided for potty-trained children.

Monke is coauthor of Breaking Down the Digital Walls: Learning to Teach in a Post-Modem World (SUNY Press, 2001), and numerous articles examining the role of technology in children’s lives. Monke taught young people with and about computers in schools for twenty years in the U. S., South America and Europe.   

LOCATION: Antioch University Midwest, PNC auditorium

CONTACT:

Jennifer Berman, jberman[at]antiochcollege[dot]org


Friday, April 12, 2013 - 5:30pm

Friday Forum: Innovations in Education

In a rapidly changing world, pedagogy must change just as rapidly. As we begin a new academic quarter at Antioch, our panelists will discuss the unique tools and methods they use to instruct their students and bridge classroom learning and real life experiences. 

LOCATION: Coretta Scott King Center

CONTACT:

Derrick Weston, dweston@antiochcollege.org


Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Miami Valley Alumni Div Dinner

It’s Div Break and the cafeteria is empty! The Antioch College Office of Alumni Relations cordially invites Miami Valley alumni and Antioch College faculty and staff to enjoy one of our delectable dinners in the newly renovated North Hall, presented by Isaac DeLamatre, College food services coordinator and chef. Socialize with alumni and friends, and learn about plans for the upcoming renovation of the Health and Wellness Center from Dorothy Roosevelt, project manager. Register online at https://alumni.antiochcollege.org/miamivalleydivdinner. Cost: $10.

LOCATION: North Dining Hall


Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 8:00pm to Sunday, March 17, 2013 - 1:00am

Antistoch: A Benefit for WYSO

Antioch College’s Community Council is proud to announce that its first annual benefit concert will be for 91.3 WYSO, in honor of their 55th birthday. The night’s performances are to include balladeer Della Jerkan, the Gin Soaked Angels quartet, untried No Tribe and the Nobody People, sonic texturizers Speaking Suns, pop rock ‘n’ rollers Sport Fishing U.S.A., and an acoustic iteration of local heroes Wheels. Music hits at 8PM on Saturday, March 16th at the Glen Building, 405/505 Corry Street, Yellow Springs, OH, 44224. $5 at the door. All proceeds go to WYSO. Hope to see you there!

LOCATION: Glen Building

CONTACT:

Eric Rhodes, Antioch College Community Council president, 330-780-9695 or comcil@antiochcollege.org.


Friday, March 8, 2013 - 8:00pm

College to host FOUND Magazine editors

FOUND Magazine editors Peter and Davy Rothbart are making a stop at Antioch College on their cross-country van tour on March 8, 2013, in Antioch College's South Gym at 8:00 p.m. This event is FREE for all Antioch community members. There is a suggested donation of $5—10 for all others. For more information about this event, please contact Jennifer Berman at jberman@antiochcollege.org.

LOCATION: South Gym

CONTACT:

Jennifer Berman at 937-768-3183 or jberman@antiochcollege.org


Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 7:00pm

Poet Buddy Wakefield Performance

Two-time Individual World Poetry Slam Champion Buddy Wakefield will be performing at Antioch College’Sontag Fels performance space on February 16, 2013, at 7:00 p.m.

Wakefield has been featured on NPR, the BBC, HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, and most recently signed to Ani DiFranco’s Righteous Babe Records. In 2004 he won the Individual World Poetry Slam Finals thanks to the support of anthropologist and producer Norman Lear. He successfully defended that title at the International Poetry Festival in Rotterdam, Netherlands against the national champions of seven European countries with works translated into Dutch.

LOCATION: Sontag Fels performance space

CONTACT:

Jennifer Berman at 937-768-3183 or jberman@antiochcollege.org


Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 2:00pm

Foreign Film Festival: La belle et la Bête

As a part of the foreign language curriculum, students, faculty, staff, and all other Antioch community members are invited to attend a foreign film festival. On January 29, the festival will screen the French film La Belle et la bête (Jean Cocteau, 1946). Adélaïde, Belle, Félicie and Ludovic are young adult siblings who once lived in grandeur until their father’s merchant ships were lost at sea. The family is now near ruin, but Adélaïde and Félicie nonetheless still squander away the family money on themselves and keeping beautiful, whereas Belle slaves around the house, doting on her father.

LOCATION: McGregor Hall, Room 113

CONTACT:

Reception desk 937-769-1902


Monday, January 21, 2013 - 4:30am

Living the Dream; Creating Our History

The Coretta Scott King Center invites the Yellow Springs community and alumni to join in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

  • 9:30 a.m. — Reception at the Coretta Scott King Center
    • Enjoy some coffee, hot chocolate, pastries plus readings from Dr. King’speeches and music from the civil rights movement.
  • 10:30 a.m. — Peace walk from Mills Lawn Elementary school to Central Chapel AME Church
  • 11:00 a.m. — Central Chapel MLK Day programing, viewing of the presidential inauguration, and lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. - Guest lecture from Dr. Jakobi Williams (location TBA), assistant professor of history at the University of Kentucky
    • Dr. Williams will speak about the legacy of Dr. King and the civil rights movement.

LOCATION: Yellow Springs, Ohio

CONTACT:

Derrick Weston, dweston@antiochcollege.org


Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 2:00pm

Foreign Film Festival: My Neighbor Totoro

As a part of the foreign language curriculum, students, faculty, staff, and all other Antioch community members are invited to attend a foreign film festival. On January 15, the festival will screen the Japanese film My Neighbor Totoro (Hayao Miyazaki, 1988). My Neighbor Totoro is an animated film about two girls who move to the country to be near their ailing mother. They have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.

LOCATION: McGregor Hall, Room 113

CONTACT:

Reception desk 937-769-1902


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