Oberlin College and Conservatory

Lectures/Symposia/Workshops Events

April 23 - 29, 2019

Tuesday, April 23

Consent Month: Talking about Disability and Consent with Disability Services

In this discussion-based workshop, we will be thinking through how having a disability can impact consent practices. This space will allow attendees to raise...

Consent Month: Friends Causing Harm - Intervention Roleplay

This workshop will build upon the intervention methods we crowdsourced in the Alternative Methods Workshop. We will roleplay a few key methods of...

Wednesday, April 24

Bacchic Interference in Seneca’s Oedipus

Jeri DeBrohun, associate professor of classics at Brown University, will deliver a lecture titled "Something to Do with Dionysus: Bacchic Interference in...

Landing Internships in Finance and Economics

Landing internships in finance and economics takes initiative, planning, and "getting out of the gate" much earlier than other types of internship...

Mapping the Fiscal and Human Cost of Mass Incarceration

Professor Kelly Lytle-Hernandez, the principal investigator for Million Dollar Hoods, will present a lecture titled ‘‘Mapping the Fiscal and Human Cost of...

Consent Month: Support Skills

This workshop is designed to help everyone develop skills that would be useful when supporting someone who has experienced harm. We will talk about best...

The Musical Mind: How Seeing Can Shape Music Listening Featuring Michael Shutz

Why do we buy concert tickets when the same sounds can be heard more cheaply and comfortably within our own homes? Why do popular music concerts include...

Thursday, April 25

Diego Arispe Bazan, Buffett Institute for Global Studies at Northwestern University

Colonial Evidence, or Language, Race, and History Intertwined is topic of talk by Diego Arispe Bazan, PhD, of Northwestern University. In 2008, an economic...

Consent Month: Making Consent a Conversation—Intentional Communication Skills

Student members of Yerworkwha Belachew Center for Dialogue will facilitate an interactive workshop designed to provide space for participants to explore and...

Sleeping Soldiers: On Sleep and War

Helen Kinsella argues that it is through the capacity to sleep—the dreams and nightmares it occasions, its relation to the body and to the soul, its...

Consent Month: Oberlin Bystander Intervention Substance Safety 101

This workshop is designed to give a broad overview of substance safety (alcohol, cannabis, mixing, etc.) and how to create a community of accountability so...

Everything Old Is New Again - An Evening of Screening with Filmmaker Roger Beebe

Please join the art department and filmmaker Roger Beebe for a screening of his films followed by a talk & Q&A session. For the past two decades, Roger...

Friday, April 26

World Voice Day Celebration -- Cleveland Clinic Q&A for Vocal Students

A Q&A for vocal students with The Voice Center - Cleveland Clinic. This event is open to the public. -- Read more about The Voice Center - Cleveland Clinic.

Biology Seminar "Using Math and Genomics to Understand What Immune Cells do and How They do it"

Join Department of Biology guest seminar speaker Emily Miraldi ’06, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, who...

The Epistemic Idleness of  Conceivability

Mark Fiocco, a philosophy professor at the University of California, Irvine, will present a lecture entitled ‘‘The Epistemic Idleness of...

Saturday, April 27

Senior Symposium 2019

Join us in celebrating the artistic and intellectual achievements of the Class of 2019. This one-day symposium will feature oral presentations from seniors...

Sunday, April 28

Consent Month: Consent for Men

Calling all dudes! This workshop is for people who identify as men. Workshop covers information about consent, communication, sex, hook-up culture, and...

Monday, April 29

The Contemporary Portrait: Artist Lecture with Susanna Coffey

Please join the art department and painter Susanna Coffey for an artist lecture. Coffey is the F.H. Sellers Professor in Painting at the School of the Art...

Book Event with Manu Karuka ’00

Empire's Tracks: Indigenous Nations, Chinese Workers, and the Transcontinental Railroad, presented by Manu Karuka '00. This newly released book Empire’s...

April 23 - 29, 2019