Reunion 2019
May 30–June 2

Weekend Schedule

Will Richardson

The pandemic is but one of a number of crises that we are struggling to navigate in this moment: racial and social injustice, inequity, the decline of...

“The Logic of ‘Ought,’ and Why We Ought to Care about Logic”

Laura Tomlinson Makin, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy In which I make a nitpicky, technical argument about the logical analysis of...

Halloween Celestial Origins Poster

Halloween Celestial Origins

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Admission is free and open to all. No reservations required. The Vis Lab is located on the 4th floor of the Ho Science Center. What do you associate...

Museum Conversations: When to sell the art?

Join University Museums staff members, students, and invited guests as we discuss hot topics in the museum field. Everyone is welcome to attend. Drop in when...

Portrait of Zora Neale Hurston

LifeLong Learning Program- "Images of African Americans in Black...

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In this course, we will read twentieth-century African American Authors such as W.E.B. Du Bois, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and James Baldwin to...

October 20, 2021 2:30pm
Art & Art History Lecture: Josh MacPhee

Gallery talk with Josh MacPhee MacPhee is a designer, artist, and archivist. He is a founding member of both the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative and...

Art & Art History Reception - Josh MacPhee

Opening reception for Josh MacPhee workshop and Graphic Liberation exhibition. In February of 2021, The Art & Art History department started a series of...

Louis Menand, Author of The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War

Louis Menand is Lee Simpkins Family Professor of Arts and Sciences and Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor English at Harvard. He is a staff writer for The...

School of Athens

Please join the Philosophy Department as we welcome Filippo Casati. Filipo Casati is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Lehigh Unuiversity. In The...

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Author of The Sellout The first American to win the Man Booker Prize, Paul Beatty is a novelist and poet described by Interview magazine as “one of the...

Keck Center image of globe

Stop by our open house to learn more about how you can explore languages at Colgate!

Friday Night Film Series: Exterminate All the Brutes, part 3 & 4

Part 3 and 4 (dir, Raoul Peck, 2021, 59 mins) Exterminate All the Brutes is an internationally co-produced documentary miniseries revolving around...

Just Sole! Street Dance Theater Company Performance

A performance by Just Sole! Street Dance Theater Company will be held on Friday, October 22, 2021 at 7PM in Brehmer Theater, Dana Arts Center. Performed by...

Celestial Hauntings Poster

Celestial Hauntings - Live Sky & Planetarium Show

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Admission is free and open to all. No reservations required. The Vis Lab is located on the 4th floor of the Ho Science Center. Join us for a live...

Family Weekend tours of Picker Art Gallery and Longyear Museum of Anthropology

Bring the whole family to see what the University Museums at Colgate are all about! Tour the current exhibitions, get a peek behind the scenes, and learn...

Tapas y Tesoros

Gems of Latin America Laura Klugherz, violin/viola, and Steven Heyman, piano Tangos, ballads, sambas, dances and more from Spain and Latin America

Living Writers virtual book discussion: The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones

Join us for a faculty roundtable followed by informal conversation about Stephen Graham Jones’ chilling novel, named by Time as one of the best books of the...

“Pondicherry to Pointe-à-Pitre: The 9000-Mile Journey of the Indentured Indians”

Mahadevi Ramakrishnan, Senior Lecturer in French, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures From 1854-1883, thousands of Indian indentured workers...

Alternative Cinema: Sgaawaay K'uuna (Edge of the Knife)

dir. Gwaai Edenshaw and Helen Haig-Brown, 2018, 101 min. Discussion with Filmmakers Gwaai Edenshaw and Helen Haig-Brown live, via Zoom! On a wintry beach...

Middlebury Summer Language Programs Informational Session

Learn about intensive summer language courses and financial aid options from a Middlebury representative.

Lecture by Larry Fink

Larry Fink discusses the photographs in his Boxing series, on view in the Picker Art Gallery exhibition, Larry Fink: Beyond the Gloves. These bold...

Stagecraft and Design Appreciation Play Screening - Children of the Sun

This screening of the play Children of the Sun is open to members of the Colgate community. To register:...

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Author of The Only Good Indians: A Novel Stephen Graham Jones is the bestselling author of nearly 30 novels, novellas, and comic books, most of them in the...

Friday Night Film Series: My Octopus Teacher

My Octopus Teacher, 2020 (dir. Pippa Ehrlich, James Reed, 85 mins.) Details to come

Living Writers virtual book discussion: In the Field Between Us: Poems by Molly McCully Brown & Susannah Nevison

Join us for a faculty roundtable followed by informal conversation about these epistolary poems on the authors’ experience of living with disability. Special...

“Appearances and Disappearances in Dante”

William Stull, Associate Professor, Department of the Classics From the Vita Nuova onward, Dante tended to portray the journey of his life as a series of...

Alternative Cinema: Fatherland

dir. Eboni Bell and Nate Edwards, 2021, 54 min Discussion with Multi-Disciplinary Artist Candice D’Meza in person! Fatherland, the multimedia one-woman...

Art & Art History Lecture: Tomie Arai

Part of GRAPHIC LIBERATION; PERSPECTIVES ON IMAGE MAKING AND POLITICAL MOVEMENTS Tomie Arai will join us via Zoom Organized by Josh MacPhee, the 2021/22...

Living Writers:  Molly McCully Brown & Susannah Nevison

Co-authors of In the Field Between Us: Poems Molly McCully Brown is the author of Places I’ve Taken My Body, a collection of essays, and The Virginia State...

Friday Night Film Series: Reality

dir. Matteo Garrone, 2012, 116 mins In a world in which reality is more and more intersected with reality shows, virtual reality, and social media, the...

Living Writers virtual book discussion: Michael Punter’s Skerryvore

Join us for a faculty roundtable followed by informal discussion about Mr. Punter’s play, which was written for the London Horror festival. Special guests...

“Critical Afterlife and Site-Specific Histories in Girls of the Golden West”

Christian DuComb, Department Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Theater; University Professor, CORE 152 David Belasco’s melodrama The Girl of the...

Living Writers:  Michael Punter

Michael Punter: Author of Skerryvore Michael Punter is a British playwright whose many works include The Wolves, Darker Shores, Stagefright, Bunker Girls,...

Tom Woodward

Faculty and students have increasingly complex and specific technology needs that A great deal of energy and attention has been focused on using technology...

Friday Night Film Series: BlackStar Film Festival

BEST OF THE FEST 2021 Curator Maori Holmes in Person Film Titles TBA Since 2012, the BlackStar Film Festival has celebrated the visual and storytelling...

November 12, 2021 5pm
Makers and Materials: A Celebration

Join the Longyear Museum of Anthropology for an informal gathering to celebrate our Makers and Materials of the Americas exhibition. We wish to highlight the...

Living Writers virtual book discussion: The Office of Historical Corrections by Danielle Evans

Join us for a faculty roundtable followed by informal conversation about new stories by the author of Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self. Open to all,...

“An afternoon with Danielle Evans, author of Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self and The Office of Historical Corrections”

LIVING WRITERS: Danielle Evans, Author As part of the Division of Arts and Humanities Fall 2021 Colloquium Series A graduate of the Iowa Writers’...

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Author of The Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Danielle Evans is the author of two story...

Alternative Cinema: 洞 (The Hole)

dir: Tsai Ming-liang, 1998, 98min ​​Set on the eve of the 21st century, Tsai Ming-liang’s fourth feature follows the slow-going, taciturn romance of the...

Living Writers virtual book discussion: Omar El Akkad’s What Strange Paradise

Join us for a faculty roundtable followed by informal conversation about Mr. El Akkad’s novel, inspired by a devastating front-page photograph of a drowned...

“Crafting the Unfinished Christian: Converts as Workshops in Antiquity”

Georgia Frank, Charles A. Dana Professor of Religion; Chair, Department of Religion They say "you can't be what you can't see." The same held true for...

Museum Conversations: Museums and Activism

Join University Museums staff members, students, and invited guests as we discuss hot topics in the museum field. Everyone is welcome to attend. Drop in when...

Stagecraft and Design Appreciation Play Screening - Frankenstein

This screening of the play Frankenstein is open to members of the Colgate community. To register:...

LifeLong Learning Program- "Museum Matters"

This course will give an opportunity for learners to engage with the current exhibition at Picker Art Gallery and to learn more about the Picker's...

December 2, 2021 2:30pm
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Author of What Strange Paradise: A Novel Born in Egypt, Omar El Akkad grew up in Qatar and Canada and now lives in Portland. As a longtime reporter for...

Friday Night Film Series: Thelma & Louise

Thelma & Louise dir. Ridley Scott, 1991, 130 mins Goodbye Thelma dir. Jessica Bardsley, 2019, 13 mins This screening celebrates the 30th anniversary of...

Alternative Cinema: Student Work Showcase

A selection of student work from Video Art and Digital Art courses. Please join us in screening and celebrating the fall semester work of our student video...

Opening reception: Senior Projects in Studio Art

As a culmination of their work in the major, all senior studio art concentrators complete a research project, creating a body of work based on a concept that...

Clifford Gallery Exhibition: Bill Gaskin

Clifford Gallery Exhibition: Bill Gaskin

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From a professional base in photography and arts writing, an academic foundation in fine art, the history of photography, American Studies and the...