Monday, March 12, 2018

'Turn of the Screw' : Oberlin College News & Events

Nyquon Watson '18 Named AICUO Award Finalist
Nyquon Watson ’18 is one of six artists who will compete for the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities’ Grand Award for excellence in the visual arts this spring. {Read more}

Oberlin Opera Theater Presents Britten's Ghostly Turn of the Screw March 7-11
Adaptation of the Henry James novella retains the original’s atmospheric frights; tickets and opera brunch packages are available now. {Read more}

Three Truman Scholarship Finalists Named
Third-years Sadie Keller, Kieran Minor, and Meg Parker have been named finalists for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, the premier graduate scholarship for aspiring public service leaders in the United States. {Read more}


"Still Dreaming: Frances Walker at 93," March 6
This is the world premiere screening of the documentary film Still Dreaming: Frances Walker at 93. Acclaimed pianist, educator, and Oberlin alumna from the class of 1945, Frances Walker is the first African American woman to become a tenured professor at Oberlin Conservatory, where she taught from 1976 until her retirement in 1991.
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Date: Tuesday, March 6
Location: Apollo Theatre, 19 E. College St., Oberlin, OH 44074
Admission: Free

Guest Lecture: Meredith Evans, Director of Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, March 6
As the first African American woman to direct a presidential library, Meredith Evans focuses on civic engagement, the role of the presidency and public policy, and making accessible the records of President Carter, his cabinet, and the White House administration. Free and open to the public.
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Date: Tuesday, March 6
Location: Mudd Center Moffet Auditorium, 148 W. College St., Oberlin, OH 44074

Courage and Compassion: A Musical Celebration, March 7
A recital in honor of Japanese American students who attended the Conservatory of Music during World War II will feature conservatory students and faculty, as well as a special musical performance by conservatory graduate Alice Takemoto ’47. 
Time: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. 
Date: Wednesday, March 7
Location: Still Recital Hall, 77 W. College St., Oberlin, OH 44074
Admission: Free and open to the public

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