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Living Writers presents: Emily St. John Mandel, author of The Sea of Tranquility

Thu, Sep 14, 2023 4:30pm to 6pm

The newest novel by the author of Station Eleven begins in 1912 as a young British immigrant, a so-called “remittance man,” wanders in the woods of western Canada, and undergoes a paranormal...

Persson Hall, 27

Living Writers presents: Kevin Young, author of Stones

Thu, Sep 28, 2023 4:30pm to 6pm

Poems about loss, looking back, and what binds us to life by one of the most well-known poets of our era. Stones is an ode to Young’s home places and his dear departed, and to what of them—of...

Persson Hall, 27

Living Writers presents: Anna DeForest, author of A History of Present Illness

Thu, Oct 5, 2023 4:30pm to 6pm

A first novel by a neurologist and palliative care physician who also holds an MFA in creative writing, A History of Present Illness is written from the perspective of a doctor who feels...

Persson Hall, 27

Living Writers presents: Silas House, author of Lark Ascending

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 4:30pm to 6pm

Both the environment and liberal society are on their way to collapsing when 20-year-old Lark sets out on an overcrowded yacht full of refugees headed from Maine to Ireland. Climate change has...

Persson Hall, 27

Living Writers presents: Melinda Moustakis, author of Homestead

Thu, Oct 26, 2023 4:30pm to 6pm

Moustakis’s debut novel opens in 1956, a time when the vast territory of Alaska is ripe for the taking, and it follows the story of a couple who settle on 150 acres there. “Stories of Alaska are...

Persson Hall, 27

Living Writers presents: Jocelyn Nicole Johnson, author of My Monticello

Thu, Nov 2, 2023 4:30pm to 6pm

The title novella of this debut collection spirals out from the real-life reality of climate change and the violent “Unite the Right” rally that took place in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017. The New...

Persson Hall, 27

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Recent Events

Coming Together Through Music: 50th Reunion Class Panel Discussion

Fri, Jun 2, 2023 2:30pm to 3:30pm

In preparation for the 50th reunion, several class members reflected on the importance of music to their generation. Through a series of podcasts they discussed several different types of music...

Persson Hall, 27 Auditorium - Ground Floor

Oak Awards Ceremony

Fri, Apr 21, 2023 2:15pm to 3:30pm

Each year, the Office of Sustainability honors individuals and groups on campus that have gone above and beyond to make an impact on Colgate’s campus sustainability efforts. The Oak Award ceremony...

Persson Hall, Persson Auditorium


The Social Deconstruction of Whiteness

Thu, Apr 20, 2023 12pm to 1pm

The Division of Social Sciences Spring 2023 Luncheon Seminar Series Speaker: Whitney Hunt, Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology Date/Time: April 20th, 12-1pm Location: 27 Persson...

Persson Hall, 27 Auditorium- Ground Floor

Sunny Dooley: Navajo Blessingway Stories (Diné Hozhojii Hané)

Thu, Apr 13, 2023 4:30pm to 6pm

NAST invites you to hear Sunny Dooley orate traditional Navajo Blessingway Stories. This will be a masked event. Cosponsored by The Fund for the Study of the World's Religions, the Department of...

Persson Hall, 027, Auditorium

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