Calendar of Events

Friday, February 3

  • 5 p.m., Men’s Tennis vs. North Central

Saturday, February 4

  • 10 a.m., Women’s Tennis vs. Kenyon
  • 3 p.m., Men’s Tennis vs. Kenyon

Tuesday, February 7

  • 7 p.m., 2022 GLCA New Writers Award Reading, Olmsted Room at Mandelle Hall: Join the Department of English in celebrating the 2022 GLCA New Writers Award winner in Creative Non-Fiction, Melissa Valentine for her book, The Names of All the Flowers. In her talk, “Writing Through Trauma” Melissa will discuss the process of writing her memoir along with some of the themes of the book including growing up in a biracial family in Oakland, CA., trauma, grief, and making meaning out of all of it. She will also read an excerpt from the book.

Saturday, February 11

  • 1 p.m., Women’s Basketball vs. Adrian
  • 3 p.m., Men’s Basketball vs. Adrian
  • 3 p.m., Men’s Tennis vs. Oberlin

Wednesday, February 15

  • 7 p.m., Women’s Basketball vs. Calvin

Thursday, April 13

  • 7 p.m., Author Mark Nepo, Kalamazoo College Library: Nepo will provide a free reading and conversation about his latest book, The Half-Life of Angels. After 50 years of exploring, retrieving and writing, poet and philosopher Nepo is arranging his life’s poetry, more than 1,400 poems, into several volumes to be published in limited editions. The Half-Life of Angels is the first volume in this series, containing three books of poems, written in his 50s and 60s. For this publication event, Nepo will offer a 35-minute thematic reading from the new book and his poems, followed by a 35-minute question-and-response time, followed by a closing 35-minute reading from the new book and his poems. A book signing will follow.