Oberlin College and Conservatory

Events

April 10 - 16, 2019

Sunday, April 14

A Poetry Reading with Martha Collins and Angie Estes

Guests Martha Collins and Angie Estes will present ‘‘A Poetry Reading in Celebration of 50 years of the Oberlin College Press and FIELD magazine.‘‘ Martha...

Monday, April 15

An Evening with Susan Orlean

New York Times bestselling author Susan Orlean has been called “a national treasure” by the Washington Post. Her latest work, the instant bestseller The...

Tuesday, April 16

Ana La Habibi

Ana La Habibi, directed by Jad Kaiss '19, is part of the 2019 New Works Festival, presented by the Oberlin College Department of Theater.

Anique Olivier-Mason ’02:  "What Can You do With a Chemistry Degree from Oberlin?"

Oberlin chemistry grad Anique Olivier-Mason ’02 returns to campus to talk about her post-Oberlin journey. She’ll expound on her journey from forensic...

Sunday, April 14

Arthur Dann Piano Competition

Named after a former Oberlin professor of piano, the Arthur Dann Competition uses the proceeds from a small endowment to fund one Oberlin student in his or...

Friday, April 12

Biology Seminar "Polycomb Genes in Skin Development"

Sai Thulabandu, PhD student, from Case Western Reserve University will speak on "Polycomb Genes in Skin Development." Sponsored by the Department of Biology.

Body of Bourne

Through dramatized scenes, letters, and essays, Body of Bourne presents the biography of renowned writer and World War I pacifist Randolph Bourne, whose...

Sunday, April 14

Body of Bourne

Through dramatized scenes, letters, and essays, Body of Bourne presents the biography of renowned writer and World War I pacifist Randolph Bourne, whose...

Thursday, April 11

Body of Bourne

Through dramatized scenes, letters, and essays, Body of Bourne presents the biography of renowned writer and World War I pacifist Randolph Bourne, whose...

Saturday, April 13

Body of Bourne

Through dramatized scenes, letters, and essays, Body of Bourne presents the biography of renowned writer and World War I pacifist Randolph Bourne, whose...

Sunday, April 14

CANCELLED Oberlin College Softball at Wilmington College

CANCELLED Oberlin College Softball at Wilmington College https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5088

CANCELLED Oberlin College Softball at Wilmington College

CANCELLED Oberlin College Softball at Wilmington College https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5089

Wednesday, April 10

Channing Joseph ’03: Narrative Journalism in an Age of Social Media

Hear award-winning journalist Channing Joseph ’03, who now teaches journalism at the University of Southern California, read from his recent work and offer...

Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar Series: Robert Q. Thompson

As part of the department's seminar series, Oberlin's own Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Robert Q. Thompson will present his sabbatical report on...

Thursday, April 11

Christian Supremacy and the Erosion of Justice: Reproductive Rights Target #1

The Mead-Swing Lecture features Rev. Dr. Cari Jackson, who will address how elected officials at all levels of government have felt emboldened in their power...

Sunday, April 14

Citizen Science Day Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Celebrate Citizen Science Day by adding needed references to science-related articles in Wikipedia. Participants will gain experience in evaluating Wikipedia...

Wednesday, April 10

Colors of Rhythm

Colors of Rhythm (CoR) is proud to announce the 23rd annual performance with the theme, ‘‘Freedom in this Villge.’’Since its inception in 1997, Colors of...

Thursday, April 11

Connect Cleveland/Innovation Bus: Visit Entrepreneurs and Blockland Professionals

Get on the Innovation Bus to Cleveland to meet entrepreneurs in a range of different startups. Hear from a leader in Cleveland's very exciting BLOCKLAND...

Saturday, April 13

Consent Month: Art and Consent

This will be a space to create art, preferably about consent! Come hang out with a few PRSM trainers, use our art supplies, and make a poster/comic/etc. that...

Wednesday, April 10

Consent Month: Desirability and Consent in Marginalized Communities

This workshop will explore what identities society considers conventionally attractive and desirable. From that conversation, we will work to deconstruct the...

Thursday, April 11

Convocation: Beautiful Boy

Convocation Series ‘‘A Conversation with David Sheff and Nic Sheff, moderated by Kameron Dunbar ’19’’ Nic Sheff was drunk for the first time at age 11. In...

Sunday, April 14

Daly Brass Quintet in Concert

The Music at the Meeting House concert series welcomes the Daly Brass Quintet to the First Church in Oberlin, UCC. This ensemble of Oberlin Conservatory...

Thursday, April 11

Economics Professor Beers

All are welcome to join the Department of Economics during this week’s Professor Beers. As always, there will be free popcorn. Non-alcoholic drinks are...

Friday, April 12

Elisha Gray Showcase Talk

Roderic Knight, emeritus professor of ethnomusicology, will give a brief presentation in front of his showcase display dedicated to Elisha Gray. Gray...

Wednesday, April 10

Empathy Café

Build your communication skills! Practice empathetic listening and ensembleship, engage in conversations, and reflect on difficult topics. Enjoy tea and...

Saturday, April 13

Exhibit and Digital Collection on Student Publications

The College Archives announces an exhibit and a new digital collection on the Oberlin College Student Publications Collection, comprising nearly 200 print...

Monday, April 15

Exhibit and Digital Collection on Student Publications

The College Archives announces an exhibit and a new digital collection on the Oberlin College Student Publications Collection, comprising nearly 200 print...

Sunday, April 14

Exhibit and Digital Collection on Student Publications

The College Archives announces an exhibit and a new digital collection on the Oberlin College Student Publications Collection, comprising nearly 200 print...

Thursday, April 11

Exhibit and Digital Collection on Student Publications

The College Archives announces an exhibit and a new digital collection on the Oberlin College Student Publications Collection, comprising nearly 200 print...

Friday, April 12

Exhibit and Digital Collection on Student Publications

The College Archives announces an exhibit and a new digital collection on the Oberlin College Student Publications Collection, comprising nearly 200 print...

Wednesday, April 10

Exhibit and Digital Collection on Student Publications

The College Archives announces an exhibit and a new digital collection on the Oberlin College Student Publications Collection, comprising nearly 200 print...

Friday, April 12

Faculty Faith Stories with Chandra Feldman

All are invited to the Faculty Faith Stories series, featuring members of Oberlin College faculty and adminstration. Each meeting features lunch provided by...

Family Style Shabbos- All Roads Edition

The Shabbos table at Chabad is a place that transcends the academic pressures, social structures, and political affiliations that tend to divide so...

Monday, April 15

Film Screening with Mark Cantor: Giants of Jazz and more

MARKING 30 YEARS: A CELEBRATION OF OBERLIN'S JAZZ STUDIES DEGREE APRIL 15-17, 2019 Join us as we commemorate the anniversary of Jazz Studies through...

Film Screening with Mark Cantor: Giants of Jazz and more

MARKING 30 YEARS: A CELEBRATION OF OBERLIN'S JAZZ STUDIES DEGREE APRIL 15-17, 2019 Join us as we commemorate the anniversary of Jazz Studies through...

Film Screening with Mark Cantor: Giants of Jazz and more

MARKING 30 YEARS: A CELEBRATION OF OBERLIN'S JAZZ STUDIES DEGREE APRIL 15-17, 2019 Join us as we commemorate the anniversary of Jazz Studies through...

Film Screening with Mark Cantor: Giants of Jazz and more

MARKING 30 YEARS: A CELEBRATION OF OBERLIN'S JAZZ STUDIES DEGREE APRIL 15-17, 2019 Join us as we commemorate the anniversary of Jazz Studies through...

Freedom Seder

Join us for a Freedom Seder, created by students and facilitated by Koach Baruch Frazier, a spiritual guide and activist working at the intersection of...

Friday, April 12

Governing with Words: The Political Dialogue on Race, Public Policy, and Inequality in America

The Oscar Jaszi Memorial Lecture will feature Daniel Q. Gillion on the topic “Governing with Words: The Political Dialogue on Race, Public Policy, and...

Sunday, April 14

Guest Master Class: Barry Snyder, piano

A guest master class by Barry Snyder, piano. -- Read about Barry Snyder.

Saturday, April 13

Guest Master Class: Soyeon Kate Lee, piano

A guest master class by Soyeon Kate Lee, piano. -- Read more about Soyeon Kate Lee.

Friday, April 12

Israel-Palestine Shabbat

Hillel will be holding small discussion groups over Shabbat dinner around the topic of Israel-Palestine. This will be a space for participants to...

Saturday, April 13

Junior Recital: Adriana Vergara, jazz voice

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory junior degree recital performed by Adriana Vergara, jazz voice. -- Program: Canto...

Thursday, April 11

Junior Recital: Chris Gokelman, viola

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory junior degree recital performed by Chris Gokelman, viola, assisted by Allie Su,...

Saturday, April 13

Junior Recital: Cordelia Mutter, cello

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory junior degree recital performed by Cordelia Mutter, cello, assisted by Peter Takács and...

Friday, April 12

Junior Recital: Evan Schnurr, clarinet

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory junior degree recital performed by Evan Schnurr, clarinet. -- Program: Krysztof...

Thursday, April 11

Junior Recital: Marlena Gonzalez, TIMARA

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time A conservatory junior degree recital performed by Marlena Gonzalez, TIMARA. -- Program: Marlena...

Sunday, April 14

Junior Recital: Miles Gilbert, bass

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory junior degree recital performed by Miles Gilbert, bass. Program: Johann Sebastian Bach:...

Junior Recital: Yuyu Ikeda, violin

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory junior degree recital performed by Yuyu Ikeda, violin, assisted by Yu Sakamoto, piano....

Saturday, April 13

MR. MARMALADE

CW: This play deals with strong issues of physical and verbal abuse, suicide and self harm, drug and alcohol addiction, and sexual harassment. Tickets are...

Friday, April 12

MR. MARMALADE

CW: This play deals with strong issues of physical and verbal abuse, suicide and self harm, drug and alcohol addiction, and sexual harassment. Tickets are...

Thursday, April 11

MR. MARMALADE

CW: This play deals with strong issues of physical and verbal abuse, suicide and self harm, drug and alcohol addiction, and sexual harassment. Tickets are...

Friday, April 12

Master of Music Recital: Natalie Mealey, harpsichord

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory master of music degree recital performed by Natalie Mealey,...

Saturday, April 13

Masters Lecture Recital: Leonardo Marques, viola da gamba

A conservatory masters lecture degree recital performed by Leonardo Marques, viola da gamba. Program: Le Sieur de Machy: Suite in D Minor from Pièces de...

Sunday, April 14

Masters Recital: Nick Schrantz, baroque cello

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory masters degree recital performed by Nick Schrantz, baroque cello. -- Program: Johann...

Thursday, April 11

Maytal Schmidt '10 - Sexual Assault: A Story of Healing and Forgiveness

Maytal Schmidt ’10 was sexually assaulted while she was a student at Oberlin. She pressed charges and the person who assaulted her was ultimately...

Maytal Schmidt ’10 - A Workshop on Consent and the Abuse of Power

This workshop will epxlain consent and how it is often abused. It will also explore root causes of sexual offending as well as how therapy can engage people...

Monday, April 15

Niah Grimes - Liberatory Re-imagining: Envisioning Equitable Approaches to Campus Sexual Violence Prevention and Response

Niah Grimes (she/her/hers) is a nationally certified counselor, educator, and social justice advocate. Grimes is dedicated to dismantling interlocking...

Tuesday, April 16

Oberlin Accessibility Series with DJ Savarese

DJ Savarese ’17 is coming back to his alma mater for four whole days of programming, conversations, and screenings. DJ is a famous filmmaker, poet,...

Monday, April 15

Oberlin Accessibility Series with DJ Savarese

DJ Savarese ’17 is coming back to his alma mater for four whole days of programming, conversations, and screenings. DJ is a famous filmmaker, poet,...

Saturday, April 13

Oberlin Chamber Orchestra: Raphael Jiménez, conductor; Xinyuan Wang, violin soloist

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A performance by the Oberlin Chamber Orchestra conducted by Raphael Jiménez, with 2018 Senior Concerto...

Tuesday, April 16

Oberlin College 2019 Religious Life Week: Hope, Not Hate

HOPE, NOT HATE: A conversation sponsored by the Unitarian Universalists: ‘‘In this time of reactivity, what inspires and gives you hope’’ It is one of...

Oberlin College Baseball vs The College of Wooster

Oberlin College Baseball vs The College of Wooster Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5057

Oberlin College Baseball vs The College of Wooster

Oberlin College Baseball vs The College of Wooster Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5056

Saturday, April 13

Oberlin College Baseball vs Wittenberg University

Oberlin College Baseball vs Wittenberg University Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5055

Oberlin College Baseball vs Wittenberg University

Oberlin College Baseball vs Wittenberg University Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5054

Friday, April 12

Oberlin College Men's Lacrosse at Ohio Wesleyan University

Oberlin College Men's Lacrosse at Ohio Wesleyan University https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5151

Saturday, April 13

Oberlin College Men's Lacrosse at Ohio Wesleyan University

Oberlin College Men's Lacrosse at Ohio Wesleyan University https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5151

Oberlin College Men's Tennis at Kenyon College

Oberlin College Men's Tennis at Kenyon College https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5166

Friday, April 12

Oberlin College Men's Tennis at Ohio Wesleyan University

Oberlin College Men's Tennis at Ohio Wesleyan University https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5167

Sunday, April 14

Oberlin College Men's Tennis at Ohio Wesleyan University

Oberlin College Men's Tennis at Ohio Wesleyan University https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5167

Thursday, April 11

Oberlin College Softball vs John Carroll University

Oberlin College Softball vs John Carroll University Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5073

Oberlin College Softball vs John Carroll University

Oberlin College Softball vs John Carroll University Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5074

Saturday, April 13

Oberlin College Track & Field at All-Ohio Championships

Oberlin College Track & Field at All-Ohio Championships https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5106

Friday, April 12

Oberlin College Track & Field at Bucknell University Invite

Oberlin College Track & Field at Bucknell University Invite https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5105

Tuesday, April 16

Oberlin College Women's Lacrosse at Kenyon College

Oberlin College Women's Lacrosse at Kenyon College https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5134

Wednesday, April 10

Oberlin College Women's Lacrosse vs Allegheny College

Oberlin College Women's Lacrosse vs Allegheny College Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5133

Saturday, April 13

Oberlin College Women's Tennis at Kenyon College

Oberlin College Women's Tennis at Kenyon College https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=4875

Sunday, April 14

Oberlin College Women's Tennis vs Ohio Wesleyan University

Oberlin College Women's Tennis vs Ohio Wesleyan University https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=4876

Friday, April 12

Oberlin College Women's Tennis vs Ohio Wesleyan University

Oberlin College Women's Tennis vs Ohio Wesleyan University https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=4876

Sunday, April 14

Oberlin College Women's Tennis vs Ohio Wesleyan University

Oberlin College Women's Tennis vs Ohio Wesleyan University https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=4876

Tuesday, April 16

Oberlin Jazz Faculty in Concert

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. MARKING 30 YEARS: A CELEBRATION OF OBERLIN'S JAZZ STUDIES DEGREE APRIL 15-17, 2019 Join us as we...

Wednesday, April 10

Oberlin Sinfonietta: Timothy Weiss, conductor; Haewon Song, piano and David Bowlin ’00, violin

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A performance by the Oberlin Sinfonietta conducted by Timothy Weiss, with faculty soloists Haewon Song,...

Saturday, April 13

One Song, One City

Do you love music? Do you love community? One Song, One City is a music listening and discussion group open to all Oberlin community and college members....

Tuesday, April 16

PRSM Office Hours During Consent Month

PRSM trainers will be available to talk, hang out, and answer any questions you might have about consent.

Monday, April 15

PRSM Office Hours during Consent Month

PRSM trainers will be available to talk, hang out, and answer any questions you might have about consent.

Tuesday, April 16

Panel Discussion: Producing Jazz: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

MARKING 30 YEARS: A CELEBRATION OF OBERLIN'S JAZZ STUDIES DEGREE APRIL 15-17, 2019 Join us as we commemorate the anniversary of Jazz Studies through...

Thursday, April 11

Peer Support Center Hours

Students trained in peer support skills will be available to chat, help talk through a problem, or answer questions about other support resources on...

Wednesday, April 10

Peer Support Center Hours

Students trained in peer support skills will be available to chat, help talk through a problem, or answer questions about other support resources on...

Thursday, April 11

Physics & Astronomy Department Lecture Series: Sunyool Park

Sunyool Park, Oberlin College senior honors student in physics, will present a talk entitled "The Construction of an Atomic Magnetometer to Search for Dark...

Friday, April 12

Pieces of Poems

BalletOberlin’s spring showcase features a collobaration of dancers, musicians and poets!

Saturday, April 13

Pieces of Poems

BalletOberlin’s spring showcase features a collaboration of dancers, musicians and poets!

Friday, April 12

Presentation: Community-Based Learning & the Environment in Hong Kong

Join us for a presentation by student and faculty participants in the 2019 Study Trip to Hong Kong on Community-Based Learning & the Environment, with trip...

Wednesday, April 10

Screening: Fire

Please join the Queer Cinema Series in celebrating Deepa Mehta’s Fire. Inciting strong protests when it was released in India in 1998, the movie portrays an...

Saturday, April 13

Senior Recital: Alex Pinto, trumpet

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Alex Pinto, trumpet, assisted by James Howsmon,...

Sunday, April 14

Senior Recital: Asher Wulfman, violin

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Asher Wulfman, violin. Program: Ludwig van...

Senior Recital: Conor Brereton, tenor

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Conor Brereton, tenor, assisted by Javier Gonzalez,...

Saturday, April 13

Senior Recital: Daniel Markus, TIMARA

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Daniel Markus, TIMARA. -- Program: Daniel Markus:...

Sunday, April 14

Senior Recital: Erica Ogihara, cello

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Erica Ogihara, cello. Program: Antonio Vivaldi:...

Senior Recital: Jayhwan Kim, piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Jayhwan Kim, piano. Program: Johann Sebastian Bach:...

Saturday, April 13

Senior Recital: Jingwei Yuan, piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Jingwei Yuan, piano. Program: Sofia Gubaidulina:...

Senior Recital: Karl Allyn Henry, cello

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Karl Allyn Henry, cello, assisted by Paul Çelebi,...

Friday, April 12

Senior Recital: Nathan Reider, jazz saxophone

A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Nathan Reider, alto saxophone. -- Program: Pamela Schoenberg Reider: Lullaby Aliya Ultan,...

Wednesday, April 10

Senior Symposium Presentation Workshop Series | Organization

How do I structure a presentation to convey my arguments effectively? In Part II of the Senior Symposium Presentation Workshop Series, we will focus on the...

Saturday, April 13

Shabbos Song & Prayer

Join in some song and prayer in honor of Shabbos day. Join us at 11:30am for song prayer, followed by lunch at 1 p..m. The theme is "Living with the...

Sunday, April 14

Small Jazz Ensembles

A performance by student small jazz ensembles. Program: The Roberto Acosta, Jr. Ensemble Directed by: Paul Samuels Eric Gonzalez, trumpet Roberto...

Thursday, April 11

Small Jazz Ensembles

A performance by student small jazz ensembles. Program: The Julian Jacobs Ensemble Directed by Dan Wall Max Bouvrie, guitar Arthur Welsh, piano Matteo...

Sunday, April 14

Solidarity Forever! Labor and Learning Spotlight on the Collection

The OCOPE Solidarity Committee is pleased to present SOLIDARITY FOREVER: Labor & Learning, a display to be housed in the display cases by Azariah's...

Thursday, April 11

Solidarity Forever! Labor and Learning Spotlight on the Collection

The OCOPE Solidarity Committee is pleased to present SOLIDARITY FOREVER: Labor & Learning, a display to be housed in the display cases by Azariah's...

Spring Back

Join us for an evening of student and faculty-choreographed pieces, directed by Ann Cooper Albright.

Saturday, April 13

Spring Back

Join us for an evening of student and faculty-choreographed pieces, directed by Ann Cooper Albright.

Friday, April 12

Spring Back

Join us for an evening of student and faculty-choreographed pieces, directed by Ann Cooper Albright.

Story of Peace - Hiroshima Bomb Survivor Shigeko Sasamori

Shigeko Sasamori was 14 years old in 1945 when the bomb exploded on August 6 in Hiroshima. Although she was 2 miles away from the hypocenter and sustained...

Wednesday, April 10

StudiOC Open House

Join the faculty of the AY 2019–20 StudiOC Learning Communities to explore the courses developed for this multidisciplinary experience in learning.

Sunday, April 14

Sunday Object Talk: Satsuma Ware

This Sunday Object Talk at the Allen Memorial Art Museum features Emma Larson speaking on Japanese Satsuma Ware from the late 19th century. Designed for the...

Tuesday, April 16

The Clothesline Project

Presented by the Nord Center, the Clothesline Project is a visual display of T-shirts with graphic messages and illustrations that have been designed by...

The Clothesline Project

Presented by the Nord Center, the Clothesline Project is a visual display of T-shirts with graphic messages and illustrations that have been designed by...

Friday, April 12

The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Laurence M. Ball, speaker

The bankruptcy of the investment bank Lehman Brothers was the pivotal event of the 2008 financial crisis and the Great Recession that followed. Ever since...

Tuesday, April 16

The Power of the Center

Please join the art department for a lecture with Laura Battle, artist, painter, and professor of studio art at Bard College. Laura Battle lives in the...

Wednesday, April 10

The Ring Family Jewish Film Festival: Golem: How He Came Into The World

The Ring Family Jewish Film Festival continues this spring with three silent films during the first three weeks of April. Golem: How He Came Into The...

Thursday, April 11

Tiny Ref Desk Concert

Bass bash: Milt Hinton’s Basses played by Peter Dominguez, professor of jazz studies and double bass, and his studio. Featuring Hinton's Italian Bass...

Tuesday, April 16

Video and Livestreamed Q&A: Joey Savoie of Charity Entrepreneurship

Interested in entrepreneurship? Interested in working in NGOs? Not interested in moving back in with your parents post-graduation? Learn about how to combine...

April 10 - 16, 2019