Oberlin College and Conservatory

Events

Saturday, May 25

Exhibitions from the Conservatory Library's Special Collections

Exhibits feature jazz and American music, including the collections of James and Susan Neumann, Milton J. and Mona C. Hinton, and Frederick R. Selch.

Admissions 101

The Oberlin College Office of Admissions invites the high school-aged children of faculty, staff, our local community and alumni to attend our annual...

Gathering in Honor of Professor Dan Stinebring

The Physics and Astronomy Department will host a retirement symposium in honor of Dan Stinebring, professor of physics. The symposium will feature...

Warner Concert Hall Organ Demonstration

Christa Rakich '74, visiting professor of organ, will demonstrate the Flentrop organ.

Alumni Bowling Fun Raiser

Bowling Team alumni compete against current student bowlers in the 30th annual event.

Exhibition: The Mudd Center's 45th Anniversary Celebration

This exhibition features 19th Century Oberlin College Women, a series of monoprints by Suzanne Benton, and featuring Benton's new monoprint of Mary Church...

Exhibitions: Enjoy the Permanent Collection and Thematic Offerings at the Allen Memorial Art Museum

The strength of the AMAM’s permanent collection is featured, along with eight special exhibitions. These include The Body is the Map: Approaches to Land in...

Finney Chapel Organ Demonstration

David Kazimir '99, curator of organs, will demonstrate the Fisk organ.

Oberlin College Track & Field vs NCAA Championships

Oberlin College Track & Field vs NCAA Championships Streaming Video: https://www.ncaa.com/liveschedule/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5120

Permaculture Workshop

Permaculture is a design methodology that uses the resilience and diversity of evolved ecosystems as inspiration for creating human-built landscapes. It has...

Torah Study and Discussion

Presenter: Rabbi Megan Doherty, director of Hillel and Jewish Campus Life, Jewish life affiliate.

Faculty Talk: Elisha Gray - The Edison of Oberlin College

Roderic Knight, emeritus professor of ethnomusicology, will give a brief talk about his showcase exhibit on Elisha Gray, who could also be called "Oberlin’s...

Tour of the James F. "Bill" Long Pyle Road Nature Preserve

Led by Emeritus Danforth Professor of Biology David H. Benzing. Meet at 10:15 a.m. Weather permitting.

Fairchild Chapel Organ Demonstration

David Kazimir Õ99, curator of organs, will demonstrate the Brombaugh meantone organs.

Meditation at Oberlin

Jacques Rutzky, a Buddhist practictioner, meditation teacher, and affiliate for the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, will host sitting meditation....

Panel and Discussion: The Long and Winding Road: Obies and Career Switching

Join us for a panel discussion on the topic of career switching/pivoting. Obies have been pioneering this long before it became a part of the mainstream. Are...

What is Wisr and Why Should I Join?

Stop by to learn more about Oberlin's Wisr (pronounced "Wiser") community and to join! Wisr is a career networking and advising platform that easily...

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...

Solar Array Tour

Join us rain or shine for the opportunity to see one of the largest solar arrays on a liberal arts campus. About the same size as Tappan Square, this array...

Oberlin Student Cooperative Association (OSCA) Alumni Picnic

OSCA alumni, family, and friends are welcome to assist with cooking and cleaning for the event in addition to enjoying the picnic. To be involved, send an...

Dance Department Open House

Hosts: Holly Handman-Lopez, visiting assistant professor of dance, and Caroline Jackson Smith, chair of theater and professor of theater and Africana studies.

Oberlin Ultimate Annual Alumni Game

A friendly alumni reunion game and get-together for all Ultimate players.

Solar Observation

Physics and astronomy staff will lead the observation. All are welcome.

Theater Department Open House

Hosts: Caroline Jackson Smith, chair of theater and professor of theater and Africana studies, and Holly Handman-Lopez, visiting assistant professor of dance.

Academic and Administrative Program Review (AAPR) Updates and Discussion

In the spring of 2018, Oberlin College launched an extraordinary project of institutional self-examination and strategic reimagining, designed to build a new...

Asian/Pacific Islander Diaspora Graduation Ceremony

A pre-commencement ceremony to celebrate the graduation and accomplishments of the Asian and Pacific Islander diaspora.

Oberlin Shansi Open House

Meet Oberlin Shansi trustees, staff, and the 2019 Shansi Fellows.

Bike Ride to Krieg's Frozen Custard

This excursion, led by Bike Co-op mechanics, will venture to a classic and unmissable destination, Krieg's It'z the Berries Frozen Custard! The ride is about...

Bonner Center for Service and Learning (BCSL) Open House

The Bonner Center collaborates with students, faculty, staff, and community partners to advance community-identified goals, student learning, and scholarship...

Oberlin Contra Dance

What's a great way to celebrate the Class of 2019? Dance with them! No experience necessary, no partner needed. Come contra dancing to live music provided by...

Oberlin Swimming and Diving Alumni Gathering

Co-hosted by Emeritus Professor Dick Michaels and Alex de la Pe–a, head coach of swimming and diving.

Religion Department Open House

Host: Corey Barnes '98, chair and associate professor of Religion.

Science Library Open House and Film Screening: From Paris to Pittsburgh

Climate change is a huge problem but we can all be part of the solution. Narrated by Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actress and activist Rachel...

WOBC Open House

See how WOBC has (and hasn't) changed and hang out with past and present station members.

Creative Writing Program Open House

Host: DeSales Harrison, director of creative writing, and associate professor of English.

Oberlin Dance Showcase

This special program features selections from student dance performances of 2018-19. All are welcome.

Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Ceremony and Reception

Phi Beta Kappa members and families of elected students are welcome. Hosted by the campus Phi Beta Kappa chapter.

Choreo Hip-Hop Dance Performance

Choreo is a co-ed hip-hop fusion dance troupe featuring student choreographed performances. Its mission is to be a source of artistic expression and learning...

Environmental Studies Program Open House

Host: Md Rumi Shammin, director and associate professor of environmental studies.

Oberlin College Taiko

Taiko means wide drum in Japanese; Oberlin Taiko means a great show, lots of energy, and plenty of drums. In the event of inclement weather, the performance...

What is Wisr and Why Should I Join?

Stop by to learn more about Oberlin’s Wisr (pronounced "Wiser") community and to join! Wisr is a career networking and advising platform that easily...

Choral Sing

All reunion attendees, parents, and friends are invited to attend or join in singing the Brahms 'German Requiem.' We sing in fond memory of our departed...

Latinx Graduation Ceremony

A pre-commencement ceremony to celebrate the graduation and accomplishments of Latinx students.

Oberlin Theater Showcase

Please join us as we celebrate this now annual tradition featuring selections from student and faculty-directed performances from 2018-19. All are welcome.

Barefoot Dialogue Student Panel

Barefoot Dialogue is an experiment in human and land relating and belongs in the larger genre of sustained dialogue. Barefoot brings together groups of 12-16...

Conservatory Reception

A celebratory reception congratulating the Class of 2019 and recognizing families and alumni of the conservatory and college music degree programs. Hosted by...

Friends of the Libraries Reception

Reception for Friends of the Libraries, alumni authors, former library student assistants, alumni librarians, and anyone else who loves books and libraries.

Faculty Talk: Elisha Gray - The Edison of Oberlin College

Roderic Knight, emeritus professor of ethnomusicology, will give a brief talk about his showcase exhibit on Elisha Gray, who could also be called "Oberlin’s...

Commencement Recital I

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A performance featuring Conservatory of Music students from the graduating Class of...

Documentary: The Foreigner's Home

Documentary on the intellectual and artistic vision of Toni Morrison. Directed and produced by cinema studies professors Geoff Pingree and Rian...

Oberlin Swing Society Dance

Try your hand (and feet) at swinging the night away! Beginner swing lesson taught from 8-9 p.m. Dance to recorded music from 9 p.m. until midnight. Come to...

Words & Music Cabaret

Enjoy poety readings and musical performances in the Birenbaum. Coordinated by Judy Grubner ’73, Helen Paxton ’73, and Wendy Rolfe ’74. Sponsored by the...

Soul Session

Soul Sessions is a tradition that has been around since the ’70s. It's an opportunity to express yourself creatively whether it in the form of spoken word,...

Cinema Studies Screening: The Best Student Films of the Year (Program B)

This special program features the best Oberlin student narrative, documentary, animated, and experimental films of 2018-19. All are welcome.

Observe the Night Sky

Public observing available at the Oberlin College Observatory and Planetarium. If clear, we will observe the sky using our telescopes and binoculars. If...

Concert:  Acapelicans, Nothing But Treble, Obertones, and 'Round Midnight

A cappella music for everyone! From Bach to Beatles, fusion to funk, these students rock the house, a cappella style.

Saturday, May 25