Please join the Education and Sociology departments on Wed, April 5th for an info lunch on an exciting new course in 17-18: YOUTH EMPOWERMENT IN THE NEOLIBERAL AGE (Ed250/So290). Examine issues of youth, politics, citizenship and democratic engagement. Work with local high school students to research, design and implement a public work project that they are passionate about. RSVP to Deb at debra.mortenson@coloradocollege.edu by April 4th

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Next year Profs. Juan Lindau and Diane Alters will once again be teaching PS203/GS233 Topics in Politics/Journalism: Secrecy, Surveillance and Democracy. The course will be taught in Block 2. Due to a software error it was not previously on Banner, but that has been corrected and you can now register for the class.

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Summer Session 2017 – Block A HY: 200 – American History, American Film
Email Professor Bryan Rommel-Ruiz with any questions: BRuiz@ColoradoCollege.edu
This course looks at the ways historical films engage the American past. As it looks at the relationship between cinematic and academic history, it will focus on two pivotal
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Prize on War, Violence and Human Values
Colorado College offers an annual prize for the best student work illuminating War, Violence and Human Values with particular emphasis on the Human Experience of War. The prize will be presented at the Honors Convocation in May.
The topic is interpreted broadly; it includes
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Carolyn Merchant “Autonomous Nature: Resistance versus Control” Monday, April 3 at 6:00pm in Richard F. Celeste Theatre
“Autonomous Nature” depicts the history of nature as rebellious, recalcitrant, rambunctious, and unruly. Despite the dramatic achievements of Western science, the limits of nature’s predictability are still manifested
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Come and join the Meditation Teaching: “Contemplation in Action: The Practice, Role, and Power of Meditation in Individual and Social Transformation” with Rev. Mac Legerton. It is taking place on Tuesday, April 4 at 5 pm in the Sacred Grounds Coffee House. Legerton is a long-time teacher and organizer for social and environmental justice and indigenous rights. Everyone is welcome and it’s free to public.

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Join the guest speaker, Rev. Mac Legerton’s talk on “Pipelines and Prejudice: from Dakota Access to Atlantic Coast Pipeline – from Fossil Fuels to Renewables” on Monday, April 3 at 6:30pm in Worner Center WES Room! Legerton comes to us directly from co-organizing the 15-day “Walk to Protect our People and Places We Live” in protest of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. He’s a long-time teacher and organizer for social and environmental justice and indigenous rights. All are welcome.

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Join our first Chinese scholar Mr. Tao Liu’s Anthropology Talk “The Rise and Fall of Civil Society in Contemporary China” on April 4 @5:30pm in WCC WES room. This speech examines the history of NGOs in contemporary China and argues that ‘civil society’ is a narrative and interpretation that shape and mobilize the movement of NGOs in China.
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