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Calendar of Events

30 March Spring Term Classes Begin
4:30 p.m. Baseball v. Alma College, Woodworth Field
30 March – 16 April 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, “Asian Wonders: Selected Chinese and Japanese Artifacts from Kalamazoo College’s Rare Book and Art Collection.” A.M. Todd Rare Book Room, Upjohn Library Commons, 3rd floor
31 March 5 p.m. Course Preview Dinner: Chicanas & Chicanos in the School, and Q&A With Dr. Lucy Guevara-Vélez. RSVP required. Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (205 Monroe Street)
1 April 4 p.m. Men’s Tennis v. Alma College, Stowe Stadium
7 p.m. Women’s Lacrosse v. Adrian college, Mackenzie Field
2 April 5:30 p.m. Public Lecture–Tatyana Fazlalizadeh: “Stop Telling Women to Smile.” RAISE YOUR VOICE event. (RAISE YOUR VOICE introduces Western Michigan University and the Kalamazoo community to nationally known artists, activists, writers, and scholars actively working to end hostility and violence against women.) WMU Richmond Center for the Visual Arts Room 1004. NOTE: Admission to all RYV events is free of charge, but tickets are required and may be picked up at the Lee Honors College between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. (269) 387-3230.
3 April 11 a.m. Community Reflection: Leaders in Our Communities. This service highlights different members reflecting on their experiences of taking initiative, creating resources, and finding empowerment in giving back to the Latino community. Sponsored by the Latino Student Organization. Stetson Chapel
2 p.m. Baseball v. Albion College (DH), Woodworth Field
4 April 11 a.m. Radical Imagination: A Workshop with Evan Bissel. RSVP required (lunch will be served). Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (205 Monroe Street)
1 p.m. Softball v. Trine University (DH), Softball Field
6 April 4 p.m. “A Place at the Table: Women and Decolonization, A Story as Yet Untold,” lecture by Philippa Levine, University of Texas.
Levine’s research in the areas of  the 18th-20th century British Empire and questions of gender, feminism, and most recently decolonization has been supported by awards from such prestigious foundations as the Guggenheim, the Royal Historical Society, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. This talk is sponsored by the Burnham-Macmillan Endowment and the Western Michigan University Department of History. 3508 Knauss Hall, WMU.
7 April 4 p.m. Men’s Tennis v. Trine University, Stowe Stadium
7 p.m. Women’s Lacrosse v. Trine University, Mackenzie Field
8 April 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuition Free Day. Did you know that tuition covers about 70 percent of what it costs to educate a K student? Tuition Freedom Day is a gratitude event where the Kalamazoo College community thanks those who make charitable contributions to the College. Help us put the K in thanKs! Hicks Student Center
9 April 2 p.m. Baseball v. Hope College (DH), Woodworth Field
10 April 11 a.m. Community Reflection: Yom HaShoah: Remembering the Holocaust. To remind those in the K community of the importance of remembering and understanding the Holocaust, to reconsider society today, to get a glimpse of the complex historical narratives that make up our contemporary understanding, and to be wary of similar events happening in the future. Sponsored by the Jewish Student Organization. Stetson Chapel
11 April 1 p.m. Women’s Tennis v. Hope College, Stowe Stadium
1 p.m. Softball v. Calvin College (DH), Softball Field
3 p.m. Young Vocalists Concert. Winners of the Bach Festival’s annual Young Vocalist Competition perform in this special award recital.  This concert features the most promising young vocalists from the four-state region in both high school and college divisions.  Meet the vocalists at a light reception following the concert. Connable Recital Hall, Light Fine Arts Building
13 April 8 p.m. Fiction Reading by Mark Wisneiwski. Wisniewski’s fiction has been published in The Best American Short Stories, The Southern Review, Antioch Review, and Virginia Quarterly Review. His stories have won a Pushcart Prize and a Tobias Wolff Award, and numerous fellowships in fiction. He is the author of the novel Watch Me Go. Mandelle Hall Olmsted Room
15 April 11 a.m. Race and Change in U.S./Cuba Policy. RSVP required. Connable Recital Hall (Light Fine Arts Building)
2 p.m. Baseball v. Finlandia College (DH), Woodworth Field
7 p.m. Women’s Lacrosse v. Albion College, Mackenzie Field
7 p.m. Poetry reading by Bruce Lack, author of Service, Mandelle Hall Olmsted Room
16 April 3:30 p.m. Softball v. Adrian College (DH), Softball Field
7 p.m. The Annual Moritz Lecture, Professor Doris Bergen, University of Toronto. Professor Bergen is one of the world’s leading experts on the Holocaust. Dewing Hall Room 103
17 April 11 a.m. Community Reflection: Founders Day. celebrating 182 years of community. Stetson Chapel
19 April 1 p.m. Baseball v. Olivet College (DH), Woodworth Field
20 April 7 p.m. Bach Around the Block Organ Crawl (Bach Festival Week Event). The churches surrounding downtown’s Bronson Park have some of the most magnificent pipe organs in all of Michigan. Come and hear three of them (First Congregational Church, First United Methodist Church, and St. Augustine Cathedral) played by the area’s most gifted organists.  Begins at First Congregational Church, 345 W. Michigan Ave.
21 April Noon. Bach’s Lunch Concert (Bach Festival Week Event). Bring your own sack lunch and enjoy this light lunchtime concert featuring faculty, students, and friends of the Kalamazoo College community. Connable Recital Hall, Light Fine Arts Building
8 p.m. “Angry Ghosts: Chinese Boxers, Foreign Invaders, and the Tragedies of 1900,” Professor Jeffrey Wasserstrom, University of California-Irvine, the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program, Mandelle Hall Olmsted Room
22 April 4 p.m. Women’s Tennis v. Saint Mary’s College, Stowe Stadium
5 p.m. Fair Housing Film and Workshop (In partnership With Fair Housing center of Southwest Michigan). RSVP required. Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (205 Monroe Street)
6 p.m. Men’s Tennis v. Hope College, Stowe Stadium
6:30 p.m. (registration begins at 6 p.m.) Bach Community Sing (Bach Festival Week Event). Join members of the greater Kalamazoo community in a choral tribute to J.S. Bach. Three guest choral conductors choose music by Bach or his followers and then will rehearse singers for 30 minutes each (6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.). Following a light reception, participating singers will gather again to “perform” the final works.  All singers from the community are invited.  No additional rehearsal is required. Download the music in advance. Stetson Chapel
23 April 1 p.m. Baseball v. Ohio Northern University (DH), Woodworth Field
24 April 11 a.m. Community Reflection: Earth Day. This reflection celebrates our planet and environmental awareness. People will share why (and what sort of) environmentalism matters to them personally through poetry, stories, and collaboration to give people a deeper connection to our planet.  Sponsored by EnvOrg. Stetson Chapel
2:30 p.m. Softball v. University of Michigan-Dearborn, Softball Field
25 April 11 a.m. Slow Violence: Fracking and the Oil Boom. Leadership Dinner With Debra Marquat, ACSJL visiting Fellow, RSVP required. Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (205 Monroe Street)
1 p.m. Women’s Lacrosse v. Alma College, Mackenzie Field
2 p.m. Vocal Recital by McKenna Kring, Stetson Chapel
26 April 1 p.m. Baseball v. Adrian College (DH), Woodworth Field
27 April 7 p.m. Talk/Discussion with Nicolette Hahn Niman ’89, attorney, advocate for sustainable food production and farm animal welfare, and author of the books Righteous Porkchop and Defending Beef, Stetson Chapel. Event is cosponsored by the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership, the Mary Jane Underwood Stryker Center for Civic Engagement, Kalamazoo College’s Upjohn Library, and the Portage District Library.
30 April 4 p.m. “Time Travel in Experimental Evolution,” the Diebold Symposium Keynote Lecture by Richard Lenski, Michigan State University. Dr. Lenski is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Hannah Professor of Microbial Ecology at MSU.  He is interested in evolutionary dynamics and studies the experimental evolution of bacteria in the lab.  Dr. Lenski’s work combines microbiology and molecular techniques with ecological and evolutionary thinking, and he is widely recognized as a leader in both of these areas.  His research is described in more detail at his lab’s website. Dow Science Building Room 226
1 May 11 a.m. Community Reflection: Where Are We Now? A reflection to check in on our community and to see how we’re feeling about efforts to increase diversity, inclusion, and safety.  Members of our community reflect from their various perspectives on events of winter quarter and where they feel we are today. Stetson Chapel
4 p.m. Diebold Symposium: 2015 Biology Majors Present Their Senior Individualized Projects, Dow Science Building Room 226
2 May 1 p.m. Baseball v. Trine University (DH), Woodworth Field
4 p.m. Vocal Recital by Rachel LePage and Elizabeth Uribe, Stetson Chapel
7:30 p.m. Three Suites, Three Echoes–Richard Narroway, Cello (A Bach Festival Week Bonus Concert). Richard Narroway, a 2010 Stulberg International String Competition winner (where he also was awarded the Bach Award for the best interpretation of a Bach solo work) performs three of the Bach Cello Suites along with three contemporary Australian pieces that echo each suite. First Congregational Church, 345 W. Michigan Ave.
3 May 4 p.m. Lecture by Hamza Walker, Associate Curator and Director of Education of The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago. Connable Recital Hall (Light Fine Arts Building). Walker will discuss past and upcoming projects, and comment on his experience curating contemporary art exhibitions in Chicago. In 2001, The New York Times called him one of the “seven most influential curators in the country,” and “one of the museum world’s most talented essayists.”  Over the past few decades, The Society has developed a reputation for providing local, national and internationally recognized artists their first museum exhibitions. Walker won the Ordway Prize in 2010, in recognition of his innovative curatorial work and his wide-ranging thinking and writing about contemporary art. Prior to his position at The Society, he worked as a Public Art Coordinator for The Department of Cultural Affairs. NOTE: Walker is serving as the 2015 juror of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts’ West Michigan Area Show (WMAS).  While in Kalamazoo, he will select WMAS award-winners. The WMAS is an exhibition showcasing work in all media by individuals (age 18 and above) living or working in a 14-county region surrounding Kalamazoo. Established and emerging artists and students are invited to submit work for consideration. The submission deadline is March 16, for an exhibition on view May 9 through August 9.  The winners will be announced at the opening reception on May 8.
4 p.m. Piano Recital by Morgan Walker, Dalton Theatre
4 May – 4 June 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, “Asian Wonders: Selected Chinese and Japanese Artifacts from Kalamazoo College’s Rare Book and Art Collection.” A.M. Todd Rare Book Room, Upjohn Library Commons, 3rd floor
5 May 7:30 p.m. Artist, cartoonist, and graphic novelist Liana Finck reads from and discusses her graphic novel, A Bintel Brief: Love and Longing in Old New York. Sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program at Kalamazoo College. Mandelle Hall Olmsted Room
6 May 4:30 p.m. Social Justice Senior Individualized Project Symposium. RSVP required. Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (205 Monroe Street)
7 May 7 p.m. Guitar Recital by Matthew Cosgrove, Dalton Theatre
8 May 11 a.m. Community Reflection: Many Stories of Study Abroad. Join us in listening to students who have returned from study abroad, or are international students currently living their study abroad, and who are sharing their experiences both positive and negative. Sponsored by Center for International Programs. Stetson Chapel
14 May 4:30 p.m. Identity, Power, and Privilege Workshop. RSVP required. Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (205 Monroe Street)
15 May 11 a.m. Community Reflection: Social Justice Leadership at K. Social Justice Leadership Award Scholars will be introduced, and stories of social justice leadership will be shared. Their stories will encourage the audience to think about how their passion for social justice can translate into transformative action. Sponsored by Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership. Stetson Chapel
21 May 4:30 p.m. Five Faces of Oppression Workshop. RSVP required. Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (205 Monroe Street)
22 May 11 a.m. Community Reflection: “This is Concerning My Life.” Gather with our brothers of color as we delve deeper into the conversation about race, oppression, brutality, and the brotherhood movement and to add new meaning to the phrase “This is Concerning My Life.” Stetson Chapel
28 May 4:30 p.m. Organizing for Power Workshop. RSVP required. Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (205 Monroe Street)
29 May 11 a.m. Community Reflection: The Cauldron Unveiling. Honoring the writing community on campus with the debut of the 2015 edition of The Cauldron. Stetson Chapel
30 May 3 p.m. Vocal Recital by Hannah Shaughnessy-Mogill, Stetson Chapel
8 p.m. Heaven and Earth–Brahms: A German Requiem, Kalamazoo Philharmonia (Andrew Koehler, Conductor) and the Bach Festival Chorus (James Turner, Director). Pre-concert talk at 7 p.m. by Zaide Pixley, Ph.D. Reserved seating. Tickets (269.337.7407): Adult ($20 to $8); Student ($5). The Kalamazoo Bach Festival Chorus and the Kalamazoo Philharmonia join forces to present Johannes Brahms’ unequaled choral masterpiece A German Requiem. The concert will open with the dramatic music of Brahms’s ideological opposite, Richard Wagner’s Siegfried’s Funeral March from The Ring. Chenery Auditorium
5 June Spring Term Classes End
11 a.m. Community Reflection: Student Commission Awards and Inauguration. Current Student Commission members present the Amy Trenkle Campus Leadership Award, the William Crockett Staff Award, and the Frances Diebold Award. The new executive board and general commission members for 2015-2016 will be sworn in and will share their aspirations for their upcoming terms. Stetson Chapel
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Art Hop exhibit: “Asian Wonders: Selected Chinese and Japanese Artifacts from Kalamazoo College’s Rare Book and Art Collection.” A.M. Todd Rare Book Room, Upjohn Library Commons, 3rd floor
8-10 June Final Exams
13-14 June Times and campus locations TBA. Emeritus Club Weekend
14 June 1 p.m. Commencement of the Class of 2015, Campus Quadrangle
29 June 10 a.m. Hornet Golf Jamboree, Kalamazoo Country Club