****The Overton Fund Award offers financial assistance for students studying performance and related design away from campus. Appropriate classes include TH/DA/PS 237 The Art of Insurgency, Performance Away in London, and attendance at workshops, symposiums, festivals, conferences in theatre, dance or theatrical design.

*Applicants must be on financial aid to qualify for funds.

*To apply, please write a short essay addressed to Professor Gypsy Ames discussing the goals of your study off campus. You should include details about your financial need, as well as your expectations and hopes for the course or workshop. Essays are due Friday, November 9th. You can electronically submit your essays and any questions to Professor Ames at: games@coloradocollege.edu (cut and Paste into your browser)

*Applicants will be notified by November 14th if they have or have not received an award.

*Funds shall be awarded on a basis of merit and need.

Posted by squinn@coloradocollege.edu for the November 1, 2018 digest.

Ever wonder what makes jazz sound like jazz? Find out this and more during Half Block, January 7-17! We’ll explore the building blocks of jazz and apply what we learn through focused composition and improvisation – with an emphasis on the blues!

Contact Mike Van Arsdale for more information: msvanarsdale@coloradocollege.edu

Posted by lgregory@coloradocollege.edu for the November 1, 2018 digest.

A few spots are still open for the Block 6 course: MU398 – Musical Creation Cultural Misappropriation. The Block will be taught in Noosa, Australia and will combine issues like music creativity, nature and environment, cultural appropriation and artistic ethics. As part of the class we will meet with artists, musicians, and scholars from the local aboriginal communities, learn about the “Songlines” and “Dreaming Tracks,” participate in a didgeridoo building workshop, and compose music inspired by our experiences. Consent of Instructor (COI) is required. For a full course description (including study-abroad fees) and for additional information, please contact Prof. Ofer Ben-Amots in the Music Department at: obenamots@coloradocollege.edu

Posted by lgregory@coloradocollege.edu for the November 1, 2018 digest.

CC Women in STEM joins the efforts to add the pages of notable women, persons of colour, transgender individuals and other underrepresented individuals to the most widely used encyclopaedia in the world!

We invite all CC students to join us in writing biographies about notable yet underepresented people. Involvement in the project can be any level of commitment you’d like!

Come learn more about how to get involved on Thursday November 1 (today at 12:10pm) in Barnes 209.
Lunch will be provided.

Posted by c_mweka@coloradocollege.edu for the November 1, 2018 digest.

Next Tuesday, join Scott Jarrell ’99, partner at Ernst & Young Forensics, for an exciting demonstration of how accounting firms help banks to manage the risks of financial and cyber crime, and how they build better surveillance systems through automation and artificial intelligence.

Scott graduated from CC with an IPE major and has had an incredible career in management consulting, finance, and forensics. Come ask all of your questions about this high-level industry!

Where? McHugh Commons (above the Preserve)
When? 12:15pm, Tuesday, November 6
RSVP? Yes! RSVP on Handshake.

A Performance? An Installation? A Performance Installation? Who Knows! See for yourself an exploration of a very short story by Nobel Prize for Literature Winner SAMUEL BECKETT (best known perhaps for WAITING FOR GODOT) from a suggestion by Beckett himself ===== a fAIL bETTER pRODUCTION directed by Andrew Manley and performed by Natalia Kahn, Max Sarkowsky, Mark Warshaw & Andrew Manley ===== Two Performances ONLY this SATURDAY at 8pm & 8.30pm in Cornerstone Norberg Studio=====

Posted by amanley@coloradocollege.edu for the October 31, 2018 digest.

Phil Weiser, the Democratic Nominee for Attorney General in Colorado, will be on campus tomorrow! Don’t miss this opportunity to ask any questions of him and to let him know what issues are important to you. The Meet and Greet will take place at Wooglin’s, tomorrow (Thursday, 11/1) from 3:15-4:30. RSVP at na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fsecure.ngpvan.com%2FceHxwt2BjkK8x7CxkRXgmw2&data=02%7C01%7CStudentDigest%40coloradocollege.edu%7C9799054055744807979a08d63ef2f015%7Ccfc7b13c… or by emailing paola@philforcolorado.com. Hope to see you there!

Posted by e_merenstein@coloradocollege.edu for the October 31, 2018 digest.

Join J Street U tomorrow, Thursday, November 1st at 7pm in Cornerstone Screening Room for a book discussion and reading with Moriel Rothman-Zecher, an acclaimed author and American-Israeli activist, who refused to serve in the Israeli Army. He will discuss his new novel, “Sadness is a White Bird,” along with his life-changing experiences around the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This is a great opportunity for those who want to learn more about the ins and outs of Israel/Palestine, along with those interested in the impact of literature on social change. And there will be Middle Eastern food served!

Posted by e_boockvarklein@coloradocollege.edu for the October 31, 2018 digest.