Registration for Block A 2019 in Senegal this year is still open! If you are interested in learning French language and francophone culture, contemporary West African cultures, and in immersing yourself in African cultures and be engaged in diverse academic and cultural activities such as traditional batik making, sand painting and local ecologies, etc, this is your chance!

Register soon on Summit!

For questions or more information, contact Professors Nene Diop : ndiop@coloradocollege.edu or Ibrahima Wade : iwade@coloradocollege.edu

Posted by m_begu@coloradocollege.edu for the March 1, 2019 digest.

Mar 7, @ 07:30 pm, Mar 8, @ 07:30 pm, Mar 9, 2019 at 07:30 pm Celeste Theatre. Cornerstone Arts Center 825 N. Cascade.

*Every culture has its own stories and narratives. A need to tell and hear stories is essential to the species Homo sapiens – second in necessity apparently after nourishment and before love and shelter. Millions survive without love or home, almost none in silence. The opposite of silence leads quickly to narrative, and the sound of story is the dominant sound of our lives.

*Join us for an evening of dance featuring choreography by Dallo Fall, Patrizia Herminjard, Ron Jules, Debra Mercer and Pallavi Sriram along with five dance students: Emily Burnham ’19, Su Lynn Eu ’21, Maggie Mehlman ’19, Ankita Sharma ’21 and Haley Wright ’22.

*Tickets available at the Worner Student Center or at the door.
free with CC ID, $5.00 General public

Posted by squinn@coloradocollege.edu for the March 1, 2019 digest.

The ORC offers free pool clinics Monday nights 8-9:30pm at the at El Pomar, as well as Wednesday afternoons 1:30-2:30pm. All equipment is provided, just bring a bathing suit and towel.

With spring fast approaching, Colorado rivers are already seeing their water levels rise back up to kayak-friendly flows. If you are interested in getting out on an ORC river trip this spring, now is the perfect time to learn some basic skills in flat-water before you go!

Posted by j_metzger@coloradocollege.edu for the March 1, 2019 digest.

Philosophy 205:

FRENCH PHILOSOPHY IN CONTEXT: 1930 TO THE PRESENT

Block 2, Jonathan Lee & Dennis McEnnerney – taught in Paris

Apply now for “French Philosophy in Context: 1930 to the Present,” a block 2 course offered next fall IN PARIS by Jonathan Lee and Dennis McEnnerney, by completing this Qualtrics application form:

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This course explores the development of French philosophy from the interwar period to the present. Using the city of Paris as its context, the course examines how dramatic social and political challenges influenced the paths of French philosophical reflection, moving thinkers to question the foundations of knowledge, morals, and politics, leading ultimately to what might be called a “decentered” cosmopolitanism.

Live in one of the best, liveliest neighborhoods of Paris, and study philosophy where it happened and is happening! With field trips to relevant sites in Paris and class visits by contemporary French philosophers.

The program fee will be $3850. Airfare and most meals not included.

Financial aid available for students with demonstrable need. To be eligible for aid students must apply and be admitted to the course no later than March 1st. So, apply now!

Enrollment is limited and by consent of instructors only. Consequently, all interested student must apply in order to to be eligible to enroll.

Questions? Contact Jonathan Lee (mailto:jlee@coloradocollege.edu)or Dennis McEnnerney (mailto:dennismc@coloradocollege.edu).

Posted by dmcennerney@coloradocollege.edu for the March 1, 2019 digest.

All students invited to the Block 6 Voices Across Borders: Intercultural Exchange Dinner on 2nd Friday, March 1st from 4:30-6 p.m. in Loomis Lounge. This dialogue will provide an opportunity to listen and share was we practice intercultural exchange around the topic of racial identity and “being raced” in other countries. You are invited to answer the question in small groups: How do you experience your race and/or racism in your home country and other countries? Hosted by the International Student Initiatives Advisory Council. Food from Little Nepal!

Posted by ldelman@coloradocollege.edu for the March 1, 2019 digest.

Colorado College in collaboration with Temple Shalom and Temple Beit Torah is pleased to present SHALOM/SALAAM: A CELEBRATION OF JEWISH AND ARABIC MUSIC at Shove Chapel on Saturday March 2 at 7:00 pm. The concert unites klezmer fusion band Hal Aqua and The Lost Tribe with Middle Eastern ensemble Zuruna for a passionate concert of multicultural diversity. You can expect to hear soulful Arabic groove music, raucous klezmer tunes, and collaborative jamming that meets in the middle. Both bands feel strongly that in these times of divisiveness and fear of the “other,” it’s especially important for musicians to find common ground in songs of peace, love, and coexistence.

HAL AQUA AND THE LOST TRIBE play klezmer fusion -an exuberant musical experience, rooted firmly in traditional Jewish modes and melodies and driven by contemporary rhythms and danceable grooves.

Middle Eastern ensemble ZURUNA fosters the sensuous rhythms and sounds of music from North Africa, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Turkey, Israel and Palestine.

Tickets are $10 for community members and available at the Worner Center Information desk. Colorado College students, faculty and staff are free with a valid ID.

Posted by blachocki@coloradocollege.edu for the March 1, 2019 digest.

1. Name 2 Butler Center Heads of State awards for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Answer: Taizo Nakashima Emerging Leader Award, Outstanding Student Organization Award in Recognition of Contributions to the Development of Inter-cultural Understanding, Ginger Morgan Legacy Award for Feminist and/or LGBTQIA+ Initiatives, The Butler Group Student Organization Gold Award, The Frederick Roberts and Charles Jackson Outstanding Student Leader Award, The Theodore Roosevelt Collins Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award, The Rochelle T. Mason Award for an Outstanding Event Contributing to the Empowerment of Communities of Color (Students, Staff, Faculty, Alumni, Student Organizations)

2. What is the name of the living/learning community in residential life that is also a programmatic initiative of the Butler Center?
Answer: The Enclave LLC

3. Name the two ways sophomores can be involved with the S.A.I.L Mentorship Program in the Butler Center.
Answer: S.A.I.L Mentoring Program, Sophomore Gatherings

4. What is the purpose of #imstaying?
Answer: It is an initiative to encourage students to participate in meaningful and holistic opportunities over extended and regular block breaks. We want students to feel inspired to share their experience(s) with their peers.

5. What is the Butler Center initiative that supports first generation college students?
Answer: First Generation Collegiate Program

Posted by ngough@coloradocollege.edu for the March 1, 2019 digest.

The application for New Student Orientation Leaders is now open!

Apply to help create an unforgettable and valuable first college experience for incoming first-years as they make the transition to CC. NSO Leaders are responsible for creating a welcoming and truly inclusive First Experience for all incoming students!

Apply on SUMMIT by the deadline of March 24th!

Posted by dcrye@coloradocollege.edu for the March 1, 2019 digest.