Academics Events

April 3 - 9, 2019

Wednesday, April 3

The Beauty of Sculpted Minerals

Beautiful mineral sculptures carved from jade, carnelian, malachite, lapis lazuli, tiger eye, and rock crystal are on loan from the Halls of Gems and...

Clifford Galley exhibition: Ken Landauer '87; Functure

Functure: functional sculpture constructed to puncture and suture the junctures of furniture and architecture. Inspired by the Occupy Movement in 2011, Ken...

"Politics of Modern Middle Eastern Art" by Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi

Yale University lecturer Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi discusses the political undertones of iconic artworks of the 20th century in the Arab world. From the...

Creating Computing Citizens: American History from the User Up

What does it mean to write American history from the user up? When I was researching A People’s History of Computing in the United States, stories of...

Far Away Opening Night Reception

The Colgate University Department of Theater invites you to the Far Away Opening Night Reception on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. in the...

Far Away

The Colgate University Department of Theater is proud to present Far Away, a play by Caryl Churchill. Directed by Simona Giurgea. Far Away written by Caryl...

Thursday, April 4

The Beauty of Sculpted Minerals

Beautiful mineral sculptures carved from jade, carnelian, malachite, lapis lazuli, tiger eye, and rock crystal are on loan from the Halls of Gems and...

Clifford Galley exhibition: Ken Landauer '87; Functure

Functure: functional sculpture constructed to puncture and suture the junctures of furniture and architecture. Inspired by the Occupy Movement in 2011, Ken...

Faculty Teaching Table: Procedure and Philosophy Regarding Athletic Scheduling

This teaching table will discuss the philosophy of the Patriot League and Colgate Athletic Department regarding scheduling of varsity athletic contests. It...

SOSC Brown Bag: Shared Responsibilities for International Migrants and Refugees

The Division of Social Sciences Presents this semester’s Luncheon Seminar Series. This Brown Bag lunch features: Professor Ellen Kraly from the Department...

Think Tank Thursdays with the Russian and Eurasian Studies Program

Join the REST faculty and students for a lively discussion regarding current events, politics, educations and other interesting topics related to Russian and...

A Reading by Chinese Poet Yu Jian: A Long Poem on Being a Poet and Short Poems on Hamilton

The celebrated Chinese poet Yu Jian will give a reading with English translation of selected poems, from ruminations on being a poet in China today, to...

Anthony Aveni Lecture Series-“Daily Life and Social Status in America’s First Metropolis: A View from the Center and Periphery of Teotihuacan, Mexico.”

David Carballo Associate Professor of Archaeology, Anthropology, and Latin American Studies, Director of Archaeology Program Between approximately...

Lee Brown Coye: Out of Sheer Art

Join the Picker Art Gallery for Lee Brown Coye: Out of Sheer Art, a lecture on the prolific Central New York artist by Coye biographer Luis Ortiz. Lee Brown...

Leading in the Arts — Panel

Throughout history, the arts have connected, inspired, and led us to action. You are invited to a panel of alumni, parents, and faculty that will explore how...

Art & Art History Presents: Paul Catanese; Century of Progress/Sleep

LIVE PERFORMANCES! Colgate University’s Clifford Art Gallery and the Department of Art and Art History will host a workshop/residency with Paul Catanese...

Far Away

The Colgate University Department of Theater is proud to present Far Away, a play by Caryl Churchill. Directed by Simona Giurgea. Far Away written by Caryl...

Friday, April 5

The Beauty of Sculpted Minerals

Beautiful mineral sculptures carved from jade, carnelian, malachite, lapis lazuli, tiger eye, and rock crystal are on loan from the Halls of Gems and...

Clifford Galley exhibition: Ken Landauer '87; Functure

Functure: functional sculpture constructed to puncture and suture the junctures of furniture and architecture. Inspired by the Occupy Movement in 2011, Ken...

What If Poetry Could Make You Immortal? Performance and Ritual in the Vedas

The Department of the Classics presents the Edmands-Merrill Lecture featuring Dr. Caley Smith, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion, Young Harris...

Art & Art History presents: Century of Progress/Sleep

Colgate Department of Art and Art History and The Ho Tung Visualization Lab will play host to Paul Catanese's Century of Progress / Sleep. Century of...

From Robotic Operas to City Symphonies and Beyond

Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar, Tod Machover, Muriel R. Cooper Professor of Music and Media, MIT Media Lab, will speak. A look at the future of music,...

Migrant Domestic Workers and the Politics of Citizenship

Professor Sharon Yam (University of Kentucky) will examine the court case surrounding the quest of migrant domestic workers for permanent residency in Hong...

Colgate University Chamber Players

Rhapsody Part II Laura Klugherz, director George Gershwin, Beethoven, William Grant Still, and more

History Conversations

The History Department is proud to announce that on April 5, four Colgate History alums, Carrie Blackmore, Morgan Nevins, Sohee Ryuk, and Jack Schnettler...

International Poetry Night

Join us in the Keck Center lounge for our Fourth Annual International Poetry Night, with special guest poet Yu Jian! Students, faculty, and staff will read...

Friday Night Film Series: BLACK PANTHER

(dir. Ryan Coogler, 2018, 135 min) In this show-stopping installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe which has also had a historic run at the box office,...

Art & Art History Presents: Paul Catanese; Century of Progress/Sleep

LIVE PERFORMANCES! Colgate University’s Clifford Art Gallery and the Department of Art and Art History will host a workshop/residency with Paul Catanese...

Far Away

The Colgate University Department of Theater is proud to present Far Away, a play by Caryl Churchill. Directed by Simona Giurgea. Far Away written by Caryl...

Leon Panetta: Kerschner Family Series Global Leaders at Colgate

Leon Panetta, former U.S. Secretary of Defense and co-founder of the Panetta Institute for Public Policy, will offer an address to the Colgate community as...

Saturday, April 6

Working papers colloquium:  Performance, Decoloniality, and Translation in Latin American Cultural Production

This research event will feature one invited speaker (Professor José Antonio Mazzotti from Tufts University) plus paper presentations from scholars coming...

Moments in History — Architecture of Colgate's Past

Explore the architecture of Colgate's past with Robert McVaugh, Professor of Art and Art History. This event is part of the Colgate Leadership Tradition at...

Clifford Galley exhibition: Ken Landauer '87; Functure

Functure: functional sculpture constructed to puncture and suture the junctures of furniture and architecture. Inspired by the Occupy Movement in 2011, Ken...

Art & Art History Presents: Paul Catanese; Century of Progress/Sleep

LIVE PERFORMANCES! Colgate University’s Clifford Art Gallery and the Department of Art and Art History will host a workshop/residency with Paul Catanese...

Art & Art History Presents: Paul Catanese; Century of Progress/Sleep

LIVE PERFORMANCES! Colgate University’s Clifford Art Gallery and the Department of Art and Art History will host a workshop/residency with Paul Catanese...

Far Away

The Colgate University Department of Theater is proud to present Far Away, a play by Caryl Churchill. Directed by Simona Giurgea. Far Away written by Caryl...

Sunday, April 7

Clifford Galley exhibition: Ken Landauer '87; Functure

Functure: functional sculpture constructed to puncture and suture the junctures of furniture and architecture. Inspired by the Occupy Movement in 2011, Ken...

Far Away

The Colgate University Department of Theater is proud to present Far Away, a play by Caryl Churchill. Directed by Simona Giurgea. Far Away written by Caryl...

Colgate University Orchestra Concert

The Colgate University Orchestra (Marietta Cheng, conductor) will perform Beethoven’s exuberant Eighth Symphony on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. in the...

Far Away

The Colgate University Department of Theater is proud to present Far Away, a play by Caryl Churchill. Directed by Simona Giurgea. Far Away written by Caryl...

Monday, April 8

The Beauty of Sculpted Minerals

Beautiful mineral sculptures carved from jade, carnelian, malachite, lapis lazuli, tiger eye, and rock crystal are on loan from the Halls of Gems and...

Clifford Galley exhibition: Ken Landauer '87; Functure

Functure: functional sculpture constructed to puncture and suture the junctures of furniture and architecture. Inspired by the Occupy Movement in 2011, Ken...

Faculty Teaching Table: Exploring Teaching in the Ho Tung Visualization Lab

What is different about an immersive learning experience in a full dome planetarium? How might the dome afford new opportunities for teaching? Please join us...

Coffee and landscape change in Colombia - Peter Gould Memorial Lecture

The 19th Annual Peter Gould Memorial Lecture in Geography presents "Coffee and landscape change in Colombia" Andres Guhl, Associate Professor, Department of...

Tuesday, April 9

The Beauty of Sculpted Minerals

Beautiful mineral sculptures carved from jade, carnelian, malachite, lapis lazuli, tiger eye, and rock crystal are on loan from the Halls of Gems and...

Clifford Galley exhibition: Ken Landauer '87; Functure

Functure: functional sculpture constructed to puncture and suture the junctures of furniture and architecture. Inspired by the Occupy Movement in 2011, Ken...

Biology seminar - Court Campany, Colgate University

Court Campany, Postdoctoral Fellow in Biology, will give a talk on "How spore-bearing vascular plants make a living in an angiosperm world"

Chemistry Seminar Series; CHEM/BIOCHEM Majors talk

Our majors in Chemistry & Biochemistry will give the talk; there will be 3 students for each seminar.

Physics & Astronomy Seminar: Challenging Ideas with the Creator of the 'A Science Enthusiast Blog'

Dan Broadbent, Creator of the 'A Science Enthusiast' Blog, says "It's easy to write off people we disagree with. But rather than simply dismissing them, what...

Life Long Learning Program- Harry Emerson Fosdick 1900: Colgate's Most Distinguished Graduate, Now Unknown

Born 1878, Colgate graduate, class of 1900, Harry Emerson Fosdick was a Protestant minister, ordained in 1903 after Divinity study at Union Theological...

Arts and Humanities Colloquium: "Biography, Fiction and History: Unraveling the Life of a European Hero, Jorge Semprún (1923-2011)"

Soledad Fox Maura, Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature, Williams College. "Biography, Fiction and History: Unraveling the Life of a European...

Pradip Datta Lecture

'The Changing Nation-ness of Contemporary India' India is currently at its most important crossroad since its independence from the British Empire. The...

Alternative Cinema: The films of Mary Helena Clark

Mary Helena Clark in person! In her exquisite short films, Mary Helena Clark calibrates images and sequences into deeply resonant proximity. A collagist of...

April 3 - 9, 2019