Oberlin College and Conservatory

Events

April 7 - 13, 2019

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.

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...

Friday, April 12

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...

Tuesday, April 9

Book Studies Concentration Info Session

Interested in book history? Publishing? Book arts? Print culture? Meet Book Studies Concentration faculty and students, learn about our classes, and enjoy...

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...

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...

Monday, April 8

Consent Month: Healthy Relationships

If you’ve ever wondered what a the heck a healthy relationship is and thought, ‘‘I‘ve never seen one of those!’’ or if you just want to learn more about...

Sunday, April 7

Consent Month: Navigating Different Identities in Relationships

In this Sexual Informatio Center (SIC) workshop, we will identify the challenges present in navigating relationships comprised of people with distinct...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 8

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 7

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...

Tuesday, April 9

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...

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...

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.

Monday, April 8

Guest Talk with Lise Sedrez

Environmental historian Lise Sedrez will speak on ‘‘The Gardens of Babilonia Hill: Reforestation, Climate Change and Favelas in Rio de Janeiro, 1985-2015.’’...

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...

Sunday, April 7

Junior Recital: Hexin Zhang, flute

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory junior degree recital performed by Hexin Zhang, flute, assisted by Jiaqing Luo and...

Junior Recital: Kaitlin Lambert, trombone

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory junior degree recital performed by Kaitlin Lambert, trombone, assisted by Allie Su and Yu...

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 7

Junior Recital: Rachel Gibson, TIMARA

A conservatory junior degree recital by Rachel Gibson, TIMARA. -- Program: The In-Between by Rachel Gibson Rachel Gibson, guzheng ...

Junior Recital: Yuxuan Chen and Xin Cui, piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory joint junior degree recital performed by Yuxuan Chen and Xin Cui,...

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

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...

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

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...

Tuesday, April 9

Masters Lecture Recital: Ruby Brallier, pardessus de viole

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory masters lecture degree recital performed by Ruby Brallier, pardessus de viole, assisted...

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...

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 9

Oberlin College Baseball at Ohio Wesleyan University

Oberlin College Baseball at Ohio Wesleyan University https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5045

Oberlin College Baseball at Ohio Wesleyan University

Oberlin College Baseball at Ohio Wesleyan University https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5046

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

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

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

Tuesday, April 9

Oberlin College Men's Lacrosse vs Hiram College

Oberlin College Men's Lacrosse vs Hiram College Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5150

Saturday, April 13

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 7

Oberlin College Men's Tennis vs The College of Wooster

Oberlin College Men's Tennis vs The College of Wooster https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5165

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=5074

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

Tuesday, April 9

Oberlin College Softball vs The College of Wooster

Oberlin College Softball vs The College of Wooster Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5087

Oberlin College Softball vs The College of Wooster

Oberlin College Softball vs The College of Wooster Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5086

Sunday, April 7

Oberlin College Softball vs Wittenberg University

Oberlin College Softball vs Wittenberg University Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5080

Oberlin College Softball vs Wittenberg University

Oberlin College Softball vs Wittenberg University Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5080

Oberlin College Softball vs Wittenberg University

Oberlin College Softball vs Wittenberg University Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5081

Oberlin College Softball vs Wittenberg University

Oberlin College Softball vs Wittenberg University Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5081

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

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

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 7

Oberlin Community Music School Electronic Music Composition Class

Learn how to build and use microphones, portable recorders, keyboards, and audio-editing software.. Create cool sounds for any genre—pop, hip-hop, video...

Monday, April 8

Oberlin Friendship Festival

Festival includes student music performances, Aladdin’s food, poetry by spoken word artist Meeko Israel, raffle prizes, city proclamation, and build-your-own...

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....

Sunday, April 7

POSTPONED Oberlin College Softball vs Marietta College

POSTPONED Oberlin College Softball vs Marietta College https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5201

POSTPONED Oberlin College Softball vs Marietta College

POSTPONED Oberlin College Softball vs Marietta College https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5202

POSTPONED Oberlin College Softball vs Marietta College

POSTPONED Oberlin College Softball vs Marietta College https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5201

POSTPONED Oberlin College Softball vs Marietta College

POSTPONED Oberlin College Softball vs Marietta College https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5202

Tuesday, April 9

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 8

PRSM Office Hours During Consent Month

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

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

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...

Monday, April 8

Physics & Astronomy Department Lecture Series

"Breakthroughs in Hydrogen Gas Separation" is the title of the talk to be presented by Katharine Rigdon, Oberlin College senior honors student in physics.

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...

Sunday, April 7

Pickle Making for First Years

All first-years are invited to come and hang out, make a batch of kosher pickles to take back to your dorm/co-op to enjoy. Coffee, tea, and plenty of nosh...

Saturday, April 13

Pieces of Poems

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

Friday, April 12

Pieces of Poems

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

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,...

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:...

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,...

Sunday, April 7

Senior Recital: Paul Çelebi, piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Paul Çelebi, piano. -- Program: Deux poèmes, Op....

Senior Recital: William Ross, jazz guitar

A conservatory senior degree recital performed by William Ross, jazz guitar. Program: Plaza Real by Wayne Shorter Max Schlenk, saxophone ...

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...

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...

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...

Monday, April 8

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

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.

Saturday, April 13

Spring Back

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

Friday, April 12

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 7

Sunday Object Talk: Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine

This Sunday Object Talk at the Allen Memorial Art Museum features Walker Shadle ’19, speaking on The Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine by Baldassare Peruzzi....

Tuesday, April 9

The Environment and the Universal Common Good in Pope Francis’ Laudato Si

The Oberlin Newman Catholic Campus Ministry Presents: ‘‘The Environment and the Universal Common Good in Pope Francis' Laudato Si.’’ A talk by Association...

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...

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 9

Tuesday Tea: Julia Harbutt '20 on Paul Klee and Degenerate Art

Julia Harbutt ’20 gives a lecture titled ‘‘Contextualizing Degeneracy: Richard Wagner, Paul Klee, and the Degenerate Art Show.’’ Harbutt explores the role of...

Sunday, April 7

Twentieth Annual Dandelion Romp

It’s back: Dandelion Romp at Oberlin. This annual three-day contra dance weekend features dance sessions and workshops. Music will be provided by the bands,...

Weltzheimer/Johnson Open House

Please join us for the Weltzheimer/Johnson open house. Designed for the Weltzheimer family in 1948, the house is the first of Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian...

April 7 - 13, 2019