Wednesday, May 1 @ 3:30 pm

WES Room, Worner Center

Koichi Yamamoto, associate professor of art at the University of Tennessee, merges traditional and contemporary techniques to develop unique and innovative approaches to the language of printmaking. Yamamoto’s prints explore issues of the sublime, memory, and atmosphere and range from small, meticulously engraved copper plates to large monotypes. He will be working with printmaking students to create kites made from intaglio prints. Then, as Yamamoto says, “if there is wind, they’ll fly.”

More info:

tiny.cc/KYamamoto

Posted by kbritton@coloradocollege.edu for the April 30, 2019 digest.

Take Back the Night, a march, rally, and sexual violence survivor speak out will be happening tonight. We will gather at Worner quad flag pole at 8 pm and will march through campus to a rally at Hybl Community Center. There will be performances from SpeakEasy and Ellement, as well as student speeches, throughout the march and at the rally. The rally will transition into an open mic survivor speak-out inside Hybl–allies and supporters are welcome in the audience.

Please know that the entire campus community is welcome at this event. Your communication of support to students who are participating in the event is important and impactful. It is likely that some might have emotional reactions leading up to and following this event, please be understanding and refer them to confidential resources such as the SARC, START, the Chaplain’s office, and the counseling center. This event was organized by START, SOSS, and the WRC.

Posted by cpalmer@coloradocollege.edu for the April 30, 2019 digest.

Office Hours for Open Enrollment
Benefits Open Enrollment is here! Open enrollment for benefit eligible employees is 04/29/2019 – 05/24/2019.

If you have questions about your benefits we have scheduled ‘office hours’ around campus as follows:
.Thursday, May 2, 2019, Worner Campus Center, Room 116, 11:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
.Monday, May 6, 2019, Armstrong Room 210, 11:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
.Thursday, May 9, 2019 Heim Seminar Room – Olin #460, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
.Tuesday, May 14, 2019, Community Conference Room at the FAC, 11:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
.Friday, May 17, 2019, Tutt Library Event Space, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Deadline to submit your changes to Human Resources is Friday, May 24, 2019.

Posted by elujan@coloradocollege.edu for the April 30, 2019 digest.

Theatre/Dance 8th block production of “Coriolanus, or Helter-Skelter”
Norberg Studio, Cornerstone Arts Center, Thursday, May 9th @ 7:30, Friday, May 10th @ 7:30 and Sat. May 11th at 3:00pm (matinee) No evening performance (you are welcome Llamapalooza).

A mashup of William Shakespeare and the Beatles, devised by Tom Lindblade and designed by Max Sarkowsky ’20, Gypsy Ames, & Heidi Eckwall.

“Shakespeare’s great tragedy is a meditation on failed political leadership and the senseless violence and corrosion left in its wake. The chaos of Coriolanus’ Rome is reflected in the helter-skelter fall of a dynasty and a society, showing what happens when personal ambition and grievance supplant ethical norms and moral order. A play for our times.”

Tickets available at the Worner Student Desk or at the door.
Free with CC ID, $5.00 general Public

Posted by squinn@coloradocollege.edu for the April 30, 2019 digest.

TODAY, Monday, April 29th, we will have Cafecito at the Spanish and Portuguese Language House @ 5:00 pm!!!

The students Evyn Chesneau Papworth and Sarah Laico will share with us their experience in Cuba through photographies while we enjoy some Latin American food. Let’s have fun at our last Cafecito of the year!!! 😀❤
See you later!

Posted by a_parejaalfaro@coloradocollege.edu for the April 29, 2019 digest.

H. Chase Stone Lecture featuring Claudia Goldin: “A Long Road: The Quest for Career and Family”
Richard F. Celeste Theatre
Thursday, May 02, 2019
5:00 pm – 06:15 pm

Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave.
Free to the Public: No ticket necessary
Departments: Economics/Business
Sponsored by: H. Chase Stone Memorial Fund

“In 1963, Betty Friedan wrote about college-educated women who were frustrated as stay-at-home moms, noting that their problem “has no name.” Today, a half-century later, female college graduates are largely on career tracks, but their earnings and promotions-relative to those of the men they graduated with-make them look like they’ve been sideswiped. According to many, their problem goes by many names and has various solutions. We should coach women to be more competitive and train them to negotiate better. We need to expose managers’ implicit bias. The government should impose gender-parity mandates on corporate boards and enforce an equal-pay-for-equal-work doctrine.

Although the public and private discourse has brought important issues and concerns to light, we’re all guilty of forgetting that the problem is enormous in scale and that it has a history. A single company slapped on the wrist, one more woman who makes it to the board room, a few progressive tech leaders who go on paternity leave-such solutions are the economic equivalent of tossing a band-aid to someone with cancer. They haven’t worked to erase the differences in the gender pay gap. They will never provide a complete solution to the twin problems of gender inequality and couple inequity because they treat the symptoms and not the disease. We must unlearn our many names for the problem and travel the long road to see it for what it is.”

Posted by jhartmann@coloradocollege.edu for the April 29, 2019 digest.

Harold D. and Rhoda N. Roberts Memorial Lecture and Symposium in the Natural Sciences

Richard F. Celeste Theatre
Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave.
Tuesday, April, 30, 2019
7:30 pm – 09:30 pm

David Montgomery lecture: “Soil and the Fate of Civilizations: New Motivation to bring Our Soils Back to Life”
“Beyond Climate Change: The Earth in the Anthropocene”
Anthropocene – the current geologic epoch in which human activity has come to dominate the earth’s geological, ecological, and climate systems
Keynote Lecture “Soil and the Fate of Civilizations: New Motivation to bring Our Soils Back to Life”

A MacArthur fellow, University of Washington professor, and award-winning author David Montgomery will present the 2019 Harold D. and Rhoda N. Memorial Lecture in the Natural Sciences. Montgomery’s presentation will examine how ancient civilizations of the world were undermined by soil erosion, and introduce the “Brown Revolution” in soil restoration as a beacon of hope for world societies today.

The Lecture is from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and will be followed by a reception and book signing by Dr. Montgomery in Cornerstone Main from 8:30-9:30 p.m.
A Panel Discussion will be on May 1, continuing the Roberts Lecture Symposium, in Celeste Theatre entitled “Beyond Climate Change: The Earth in the Anthropocene: What We Know, How We Know It, And The Challenges We Face as Scientists and Citizens” from 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Posted by jhartmann@coloradocollege.edu for the April 29, 2019 digest.