Antioch College is pleased to announce the opening of the newest exhibition at the Herndon Gallery, Coming Home. The exhibition opening will take place Thursday, June 20, at 7:00 p.m. in the Herndon Gallery in South Hall on the Antioch College campus. Aaron Hughes, artist and Iraq War veteran, will discuss the exhibit and his work during the opening at 8:00 p.m.
Coming Home will include recent work by veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who work with Warrior Writers and Combat Paper, two organizations that provide a safe space for veterans to express their experience in war and returning home through creative writing and visual art. For more information, please contact Dennie Eagleson, creative director of the Herndon Gallery at email@example.com or 937–768–6462.
LOCATION: Herndon Gallery
Friday, May 24, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
The Philosopher’s Roundtable will discuss Louis Althusser’s ‘Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses,’ Friday, May 24, 4:00-6:00, McGregor 149. The discussion will be led by Matt Carson, a graduate student whose focus is on Marxist philosophy. All are invited to come and participate in the discussion. For background information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
LOCATION: McGregor 149
Friday, May 24, 2013 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
The exhibition explores the following questions: What are the defining attributes of the American appetite and how do they appear in the landscape of contemporary culture? How have the desires of a quintessentially American outlook imprinted the global structure and what impact does it have on those who expect to freely participate within it? This project is a curatorial collaboration between local installation, multimedia artist, and Antioch College adjunct faculty in media arts, Michael Casselli, artists Eric Dyer and Maggie Hoffman, Raul Vincent Enriquez, Stefanie Koseff, and political/cultural theorist, Kurt Miyazaki.
Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Dennie Eagleson, creative director of the Herndon Gallery at firstname.lastname@example.org or 937–768–6462.
LOCATION: Herndon Gallery
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 7:00pm
Danielle Cadena Deulen is a poet and essayist. Her collection of poems, Lovely Asunder, published with the University of Arkansas Press in 2011, won the Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize as well as the Utah Book Award. Her memoir, The Riots, published with University of Georgia Press in 2011, won the AWP Prize in Creative Nonfiction as well as the GLCA New Writers Award. Formerly, she was a Jay C. and Ruth Halls Poetry Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.Her poetry and essays have appeared most recently inThe Kenyon Review (KRonline), The Utne Reader, The Missouri Review, and The Iowa Review. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from George Mason University and her PhD in English from the University of Utah. She currently lives in Ohio where she teaches creative writing at the University of Cincinnati.
LOCATION: Olive Kettering Library
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 1:00pm to Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 4:30pm
The Safe School Climate Conference will provide educators and families with essential educational tools to build compassionate communities. The two-day conference on May 8 – 9, 2013, will be held at the Antioch University Midwest campus in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Features keynote presentation by author Kim John Payne and workshops on a variety of topics that are important to the well-being and safety of all students. **Registration closes April 26.**
LOCATION: Antioch University McGregor
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 8:30pm
As a part of the foreign language curriculum, students, faculty, staff, and all other Antioch community members are invited to attend a foreign film series. On April 15, the language department will screen the Japanese film Rhapsody in August (Akira Kurosawa, 1991). An elderly woman living in Nagasaki Japan takes care of her four grandchildren for their summer vacation. They learn about the atomic bomb that fell in 1945, and how it killed their grandfather.
LOCATION: McGregor 113
Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 7:00pm
Award-winning film on Tibetan Buddhism in the West. The film's co-producer and director, Amber Bemak, will be on hand to present to answer questions. Sponsored by Community Life and the Dharma Center.
LOCATION: Glen Building (Vernet) 405 Corry Street
Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 9:00am to Monday, May 6, 2013 - 5:00pm
The Design Build project will resume for its final 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. 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 students volunteers and recruit a handful of other students to join the crew.
LOCATION: Tea Pavilion
Monday, April 29, 2013 - 8:30pm
As a part of the foreign language curriculum, students, faculty, staff, and all other Antioch community members are invited to attend a foreign film series. On April 29, the language department will screen the Japanese film Hiroshima Mon Amour (Alain Resnais, 1959). A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war.
LOCATION: McGregor 113
Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 7:00pm
In honor of Mrs. King and her amazing musical gifts, the Coretta Scott King Center is proud to premiere the debut performance of the World House Choir, a group that is coming together to perform music that inspires our communities toward justice, peace, and equality. All are welcome.
LOCATION: Antioch Amphitheater (rain location: TBD)