Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Upcoming Events at Oberlin College

'Exploring Beauty and Truth in Worlds of Color' Dissects Race, Art, and Aesthetics
Through film, art, fashion, humor, and more, the conference Exploring Beauty and Truth in Worlds of Color will gather theorists and practitioners across disciplines to investigate race, art, and aesthetics as they exist in cultural and artistic work. {Read more}
Career Development Center: New Name, New Services
The Career Development Center recently rolled out new resources for students, including a career management platform and a service for connecting with alumni. {Read more}

Oberlin Welcomes the Cleveland Orchestra on Oct. 3
The Cleveland Orchestra turns 100 this season, and Oberlin will host one of the beloved ensemble’s first anniversary celebrations. {Read more}

Art Rental: A Behind-the-Scenes Look
The Oberlin College Art Rental Program allows Oberlin students to rent two original works of art each semester for just $5 each. {Read more}


DJ Savarese '17 is (“Deej”). He is a gifted, young writer and advocate for nonspeaking autistics.  In this first-of-its-kind collaboration between a veteran filmmaker and a nonspeaking autistic, director Robert Rooy and DJ share editorial control as they navigate the challenges of representing autism.  
Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
Date: Sunday, October 1
Location: Dye Lecture Hall, 119 Woodland St., Oberlin, OH 44074

We think of Frank Lloyd Wright as the quintessential American architect, but he had a deep relationship to the art and architecture of Japan. To mark the 150th anniversary of the architect’s birth, Kevin Greenwood, Joan L. Danforth Curator of Asian Art, will give an overview of Wright’s dialogue with Japan, especially in reference to Oberlin’s Usonian house. 
Time: 4 to 5 p.m.
Date: Sunday, Oct. 1
Location: Weltzheimer/Johnson House, 534 Morgan St., Oberlin, OH 44074
Admission: $5 for general public (cash or check only); free with Oberlin College ID.

A ceremony to celebrate the transplanting of the Green Legacy gingko trees, derived from trees that survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. The trees represent the resilience of nature, and serve as a warning about mass destruction and the dangers of nuclear weapons. Open to the public.
Time: 4:30 to 5 p.m.
Date: Wednesday, October 4
Location: Memorial Arch, 99 N. Professor St., Oberlin, OH 44074

A daylong event in which former Allen Memorial Art Museum directors, art professors, and alumni share their perspectives on the importance of academic museums. The keynote speaker is Stephan Jost, director of the Art Gallery of Ontario. 
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Date: Saturday, October 7
Location: Allen Memorial Art Museum, 87 N. Main St., Oberlin, OH 44074
Admission: Free and open to the public.

Peggy Orenstein is author of the New York Times best-sellers Girls & SexCinderella Ate My Daughterand Waiting for Daisy. She will give a talk titled Girls & Sex: Power, Pleasure, and "Intimate Justice?" The lecture will be followed by a book sale and signing. This event is part of the Make Consent a Conversation awareness campaign. Open to the public.
Time: 7 p.m.
Date: Monday, October 9
Location: Dye Lecture Hall, 119 Woodland St., Oberlin, OH 44074

Amanda Nagy
Office of Communcations

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