Lectures, colloquia, seminars, etc. Events

April 3 - 9, 2019

Wednesday, April 3

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...

Your Future Self Will Thank You:  Leveraging the Aspects of Your Social Identity to Build a Meaningful Study Abroad Experience

In this workshop, you will learn how the different aspects of your social identity make you an ideal study abroad students. Discover the necessary tools and...

"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...

Cass Bliss: Gender Equality in Menstruation

Cass Bliss (They/Them), a non-binary activist/speaker, will speak to the Colgate Community about period activism and bleeding while trans. They use creative...

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...

Thursday, April 4

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...

Examining Sexual Violence through a Public Health Lens

Public Health Initiatives presents Tracia Banuelos, Program Coordinator of the Haven, to speak on sexual violence. Lunch will be provided. Content warning:...

Brown Bag- Is It Different? Historical Oppression and Body Image / Eating Disorders

Popular media often portrays a stereotypical view of what eating disorders "look like". This view often excludes many who do not see themselves reflected....

Heretics Club Lunch with Rick Braaten: "Bringing Attention to the Present in Meditation"

Please join us for a Heretics Club Lunch with professor Rick Braaten. He will be giving a talk about meditation, presenting some of the research in...

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...

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...

Friday, April 5

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...

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...

Presidential Leadership at Colgate — Panel

Hear from a panel of the current and former presidents of Colgate University. The panel will be moderated by former interim presidents Jill Harsin, Professor...

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...

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...

Thought Into Action (TIA) Entrepreneurship Showcase

Student entrepreneurs in the Thought Into Action Incubator will demo their products and services, and pitch their ventures on our Colgate version of Shark...

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...

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...

Monday, April 8

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...

Newman Lunch

Join the Newman Community in welcoming Santina Scarcella '14. All are welcome!

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

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...

Survivor Support in New Delhi: Notes from Lived Experience and Smart Governance by Jailekha Zutshi '21

Attend one of two brownbag collaborations between the Center for Women's Studies and Haven for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) 2019. In January 2018,...

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...

April 3 - 9, 2019