Oberlin College and Conservatory

Events

April 13 - 19, 2021

Tuesday, April 13

Race, Gender and the Invisibility of Black Women in Nineteenth Century France

Robin Mitchell, author of Vénus Noire will discuss the ways in which representations of Black women such as Sarah Baartmann, Ourika, and Jeanne Duval were...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
Original artwork by Saffron Forsberg

Oberlin College's Program in Comparative Literature, along with the Departments of English and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, invites you to join...

7pm
Virtual Event
Driving While Black: A Conversation with Historian, Author, and Documentarian Gretchen Sorin

The Oberlin Heritage Center invites you to join Gretchen Sullivan Sorin for a free, virtual program on Tuesday, April 13 at 7 p.m. The presentation is based...

7pm
Virtual Event
Physics & Astronomy Honors Talks

Please join us this week and next week for a series of presentations by this year’s Physics & Astronomy honors students. Each student presentation will take...

7pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, April 14

Best Laid Plans

Please join the Oberlin Art Department and the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland for this panel discussion of the film Tripoli Cancelled (2017). Register...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Physics & Astronomy Honors Talks

Please join us this week and next week for a series of presentations by this year’s Physics & Astronomy honors students. Each student presentation will take...

5:20pm
Virtual Event
Original artwork by Saffron Forsberg

Oberlin College's Program in Comparative Literature, along with the Departments of English and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, invites you to join...

7pm
Virtual Event
Land Relationships & Indigenous Rights and Titles with Gregory Kehm ('88)

Gregory Kehm ’88 will be discussing his work within his own independent consulting practice—Gregory Kehm Associates in Vancouver, British Columbia. Gregory’s...

7pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, April 15

Randall Mann

On Thursday, April 15 at 11 a.m., poet Randall Mann will give a talk on his use of poetic form and offer a short reading of his poems. The talk and reading...

11am
Virtual Event
Disco Déjeuner: When Drag Queens Teach Nightlife at University feat. Dr. Kareem Khubchandani

Join Disco Déjeuner for a lunchtime conversation with Dr. Kareem Khubchandani, Assistant Professor of Drama & Dance and Women's Gender, and Sexuality Studies...

12:30pm
Virtual Event
There is an inner wakefulness that directs the dream

Please join the art department with for this artist talk with Roya Amigh. Roya explains: “My work narrates real events and their effects on women’s everyday...

1:45pm
Virtual Event
Detail of Bocio

Art History major Madi Goetzke ’21 analyzes the materials, history, and theory of the Allen's Fon Bocio in this virtual talk. The wooden figure, likely from...

The Friends of the Oberlin College Libraries Presents Tamika Nunley

Tamika Y. Nunley, Associate Professor of History, Comparative American Studies, Law & Society, at Oberlin College will discuss her recent book At the...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
Professional Development Speaker Series: The Verona Quartet on Chamber Music Careers

Join us for a conversation with the Verona Quartet, Oberlin’s Quartet-in-Residence, about careers in chamber music. This talk is open to all Oberlin...

Picture of Thomas F. DeFrantz

We kiss in the shadow, wondering if others can see. Are they looking? We queer outdoors, with gestures that resist the normative. We know how to queer, but...

7pm
Virtual Event
Physics & Astronomy Honors Talks

Please join us this week and next week for a series of presentations by this year’s Physics & Astronomy honors students. Each student presentation will take...

7pm
Virtual Event
Oberlin Christian Fellowship Prayer Night

Come join OCF as we pray for each other! This week’s prayer night will have a focus on praying for Christians all over the world and the global Church. Zoom...

7:30pm
Virtual Event
Postponed: Senior Recital: Sophie Shalit, TIMARA

This recital has been postponed until Friday, April 16th at 8 pm due to weather. ------- A senior recital performed by Sophie Shalit, TIMARA live from the...

Friday, April 16

Theo Croker: Clinic and Q&A

Join Oberlin Jazz Society for another virtual discussion/Q&A with trumpeter and producer Theo Croker ’07 to learn about methods of composition, production...

12pm
Virtual Event
TGIF Co-Costed by Live From Studio B and South Asian Student Association

Live From Studio B will be spinning some tunes at this week's TGIF. South Asian Student Association will be hosting a raffle as well. Pre-register for our...

Yousef Bashir on the Israeli Occupation

Join J Street U on April 16th at 5:00pm in conversation with Yousef Bashir, author of Words of My Father and a Gaza native. There will be a short...

5pm
Virtual Event
Physics & Astronomy Honors Talks

Please join us this week and next week for a series of presentations by this year’s Physics & Astronomy honors students. Each student presentation will take...

5:20pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Senior Recital: Jasmine Tan, violin

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Jasmine Tan, violin, assisted by James Howsmon, piano, streamed...

Virtual Senior Recital: Mayumi Naramura, organ

The Finney Chapel portion of this recital will be streamed. Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Mayumi...

Virtual Senior Recital: Tim Voet, drums

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Tim Voet, drums, assisted by Max Schlenk and Gabe Heinemann,...

Senior Recital: Sophie Shalit, TIMARA

A senior recital performed by Sophie Shalit, TIMARA live from the Oberlin Seeley G. Mudd Learning Center Patio off of Wilder Bowl. Program: Like A Circle...

Saturday, April 17

From Russian Studies with Love: The Future of the Field

We are delighted to invite you to the symposium From Russian Studies with Love: The Future of the Field, to be held on April 17. This event will gather...

9am
Virtual Event
World Voice Day logo

Presented by The Voice Center of The Cleveland Clinic and Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music With Claudio Milstein, PhD, CCC-SLP, Paul Bryson, MD,...

1pm
Virtual Event
Seeley G. Mudd Learning Center Patio

This performance has been postponed until Monday, April 19th at 2:30 pm due to weather. Please go here for updated concert information. ------- Watch the...

Virtual Senior Recital: Katia Waxman, clarinet

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Katia Waxman, clarinet, assisted by Margaret Jackson, electronics,...

Virtual Senior Recital: Marc-Antonio Padilla, piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Marc-Antonio Padilla, piano, streamed live from Oberlin's Warner...

Virtual Family Visit - Winter Term: Immersive Educational Experiences

During the month of January, students pursue academic interests outside of regular course offerings by completing group or individual projects of their...

3pm
Virtual Event
Direct Action Strategy and Movement Building: A Conversation with Appalachians Against Pipelines

What goes into planning a direct action? What lessons have organizers learned from three years fighting the Mountain Valley Pipeline? How do frontline...

4pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Family Visit - Fellowships and Awards: What It Takes to Become a Competitive Applicant

Students at Oberlin, academically strong and active in service and leadership, are very competitive for a variety of national awards. Awards are available to...

4pm
Virtual Event
Concert:  OSteel

Enjoy Oberlin’s legendary steel drum band streamed live from Finney Chapel. They will have you dancing around your living room with their high energy...

5pm
Virtual Event
Oberlin Stage Left: Oberlin Conservatory Large Ensembles

Stage Left presents Oberlin Conservatory Large Ensembles led by Professors Timothy Weiss and Raphael Jiménez: Li Po Enrico Chapela (b. 1974) Divertimento,...

7pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Senior Recital: Clayton Luckadoo, clarinet

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Clayton Luckadoo, clarinet, assisted by Elena Loskova, piano,...

Virtual Senior Recital: Nicole Odreman, jazz voice

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Nicole Odreman, jazz voice, streamed live from Cat in the Cream...

Virtual Senior Recital: Peiwen Su, violin

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Peiwen Su, violin, assisted by Leo Choi and Yucheng Xu, piano, and...

Concert:  OC Taiko

Join our students learning the art and history of Taiko drumming, a traditional art form from Japan that was brought to the Americas and influenced by jazz...

9pm
Virtual Event

Sunday, April 18

Virtual Family Visit - Torah Study and Discussion

Students, family, and community members are invited to join Rabbi Megan for a text study on Parashat Acharei Mot-Kedoshim. We will explore how the themes of...

1pm
Virtual Event
Oberlin Stage Left logo

Oberlin Stage Left Large Ensembles, led by Professors Timothy Weiss and Raphael Jiménez, present a concert of original music composed by students in the...

2pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Senior Recital: Gavin VanWinkle-Bright, double bass

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Gavin VanWinkle-Bright, double bass, assisted by Arthur Welsh,...

Art as a Springboard: An Introduction to the Allen Memorial Art Museum

In this one-hour session parents are invited to step into the shoes of their Oberlin student and experience firsthand what it is like to learn through...

3pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Senior Recital: Mercer Bristol, clarinet

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Mercer Bristol, clarinet, assisted by Yu Sakamoto, piano, streamed...

Virtual Recital: Oberlin College of Arts & Sciences Chamber Music

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual recital, performed by College of Arts & Sciences chamber music students, streamed live from...

Virtual Family Visit - Oberlin Parents' Social Hour

Join your fellow Oberlin parents in connecting through this virtual meet and greet. A brief program will kick off the evening, then get ready to mingle in...

7pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Senior Recital: T. Colton Potter, oboe

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by T. Colton Potter, oboe, assisted by James Howsmon and Janet Wu,...

Learning the Spring Sky

Planetarium and Observatory Coordinator Dave Lengyel will host a Zoom session in which we will explore the stars and constellations of Spring in the northern...

8pm
Virtual Event

Monday, April 19

Interview Crash Course Workshop

Are you applying to jobs, fellowships, or summer internships? The Oberlin Speaking Center is hosting an Interview Crash Course workshop to help you prepare!...

12:15pm
Virtual Event
The Oberlin Chamber Singers with Jedidiah Rellihan '21, conductor

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A performance by the Oberlin Chamber Singers with Jedidiah Rellihan '21, conductor. Presented live at...

April 13 - 19, 2021