Calendar of Events

 

2 October Volleyball hosts Hope College. 7 p.m.
3 October Men’s Soccer hosts Adrian College. 7 p.m.
4 October Reception for Dylan Miner’s Installation of “The Land is Always.” 5:30 p.m., Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership. This event is free and open to the public; however, an RSVP is required. Heavy appetizers and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided. Please RSVP to acsjl@kzoo.edu.
5 October Community Reflection: Intimate Partner Violence Awareness. October is Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Month.  We will remember those in our community who face daily violence as well as the history of K’s own struggle to become a place free of violence. 11:05 a.m. in Stetson Chapel
7 October 5HE (5th House). Michigan Sacred Music Festival. 7:30 p.m., Dalton Theatre (pre-lecture at 6:30 p.m.).
9 October Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture. 8 p.m., Olmsted Room. Amherst College Professor of Art History Nicola Courtright discusses “Imaging Feminine Power in European Art.”
10 October Opening Ceremony, With/Out-¿Borders? 2018: Toward a FutureLand. A gathering sponsored by the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership of activists from across the globe who approach movement work understanding land as essential to Indigenous sovereignty movements; land as contested through the forced dislocation of people within and outside the U.S.; land as strength and nurturance. 6-8 p.m., Light Fine Arts Building
10 October Women’s Soccer hosts Albion College. 7 p.m.
10 October Volleyball hosts Trine University. 7 p.m.
11 October Community Breakfast, With/Out-¿Borders? 2018: Toward a FutureLand. A gathering sponsored by the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership of activists from across the globe who approach movement work understanding land as essential to Indigenous sovereignty movements; land as contested through the forced dislocation of people within and outside the U.S.; land as strength and nurturance. 8:30-10 a.m., Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
12 October Fall Break Day
13 October Men’s Soccer hosts Alma College. 7 p.m.
14 October Percussion concert. Michigan Sacred Music Festival. 3 p.m., Dalton Theatre
16 October Women’s Soccer hosts Olivet College (Senior Night). 7 p.m.
18 October Senior Performance Series. “spells / signed by the heart,” “Beauty’s Daughter.” Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College. 7:30 p.m. Dungeon Theatre. Tickets $5
19 October Community Reflection: Violence and Community. Join the Black Student Organization and the Interfaith Student Leaders for a look at the way violence impacts the black community and particularly black churches.11:05 a.m. in Stetson Chapel
19 October Senior Performance Series. “spells / signed by the heart,” “Beauty’s Daughter.” Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College. 7:30 p.m. Dungeon Theatre. Tickets $5
20 October Volleyball hosts Wheaton College (Homecoming). 11 a.m.
20 October Football hosts Alma College (Homecoming). 2 p.m.
20 October Swimming/Diving hosts Saginaw Valley State University. 2 p.m.
20 October Senior Performance Series. “spells / signed by the heart,” “Beauty’s Daughter.” Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College. 7:30 p.m. Dungeon Theatre. Tickets $5
21 October Senior Performance Series. “spells / signed by the heart,” “Beauty’s Daughter.” Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College. 2 p.m. Dungeon Theatre. Tickets $5
23 October Men’s Soccer hosts Olivet College. 4 p.m.
23 October Women’s Soccer hosts Elmhurst College. 7 p.m.
25 October African Studies Documentary and Lecture. 6 p.m., Recital Hall, Light Fine Arts. Documentary screening, “The Language You Cry In.” Joseph Opala lecture, “Crossing the Sea on a Sacred Song: An African-American Family Finds its Roots in Sierra Leone.”
26 October Community Reflection: Vote! A reflection on the importance of voting by K faculty, staff, and students. Sponsored by The Mary Jane Underwood Stryker Center for Civic Engagement.11:05 a.m. in Stetson Chapel
26 October “Sacred and Profane.” Academy Street Winds. 8 p.m. Dalton Theatre
27 October Cross Country hosts MIAA Championships. Time to be announced
27 October Volleyball hosts Adrian College. 1 p.m.
27 October Swimming/Diving hosts Albion College. 1 p.m.
1 November Islamphobia and the Politics of the Muslim Idenity in the U.S. Arsalan Iftikhar is an international human rights lawyer, global media commentator and author of the book “Islamic Pacifism: Global Muslims in the Post-Osama Era.” He also serves as Senior Editor for The Islamic Monthly magazine. This event is free and open to the public; however, an RSVP is required. A vegetarian/vegan dinner will be provided. Please RSVP to acsjl@kzoo.edu. 5:30-8 p.m., Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
2 November Community Reflection: Family Weekend/Honors Day Convocation. This service is a time to present special awards to students for their accomplishments in a particular area during the previous academic year. Please come and support your fellow students as they receive their awards. 11:05 a.m. in Stetson Chapel
1 November “It Can’t Happen Here.” After demagogue “Buzz” Windrip is elected president on a promise to “restore America to its former greatness and prosperity,” journalist Doremus Jessup explores themes of the responsibility and freedom of the American press. Based on Sinclair Lewis’ 1935 novel. Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College. 7:30 p.m., Nelda K. Balch Playhouse. Tickets $5 students, $10 seniors, $15 other adults
2 November “It Can’t Happen Here.” After demagogue “Buzz” Windrip is elected president on a promise to “restore America to its former greatness and prosperity,” journalist Doremus Jessup explores themes of the responsibility and freedom of the American press. Based on Sinclair Lewis’ 1935 novel. Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College. 7:30 p.m., Nelda K. Balch Playhouse. Tickets $5 students, $10 seniors, $15 other adults
3 November “It Can’t Happen Here.” After demagogue “Buzz” Windrip is elected president on a promise to “restore America to its former greatness and prosperity,” journalist Doremus Jessup explores themes of the responsibility and freedom of the American press. Based on Sinclair Lewis’ 1935 novel. Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College. 7:30 p.m., Nelda K. Balch Playhouse. Tickets $5 students, $10 seniors, $15 other adults
3 November “Susannah.”  Kalamazoo Philharmonia in collaboration with the West Michigan Opera Project. 8 p.m., Fountain Street Church, Grand Rapids
9 November Community Reflection: When I Dance. Join the Interfaith Student Leaders and members of Frélon to talk about the spirituality of dance and the depth of spiritual journey through movement. 11:05 a.m. in Stetson Chapel
4 November “It Can’t Happen Here.” After demagogue “Buzz” Windrip is elected president on a promise to “restore America to its former greatness and prosperity,” journalist Doremus Jessup explores themes of the responsibility and freedom of the American press. Based on Sinclair Lewis’ 1935 novel. Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College. 2 p.m., Nelda K. Balch Playhouse. Tickets $5 students, $10 seniors, $15 other adults
9 November Jazz Band Concert. 8 p.m., Dalton Theatre            
10 November Football hosts Trine University (Senior Day).1 p.m.
10 November “Susannah.”  Kalamazoo Philharmonia in collaboration with the West Michigan Opera Project. 8 p.m., Dalton Theatre
11 November College Singers concert. 3 p.m., Dalton Theatre
12 November  Men’s Basketball hosts Concordia University of Chicago. Time to be announced
13 November International percussion concert. 7 p.m., Dalton Theatre
16 November Community Reflection: Constructing Femininity. Just like masculinity is constructed, so too is femininity. Is it toxic? Empowering? What does it mean to be feminine? Sponsored by the Interfaith Student Leaders and Women’s Spirituality. 11:05 a.m. in Stetson Chapel
16 November

Men’s Basketball hosts Manchester University. 7:30 p.m.

 

17 November Men’s Basketball hosts Anderson University. 3 p.m.