Calendar of Events

Art Hop: “Organize Your Own” Exhibit

13 June-15 September
Summer break
31 August Women’s soccer hosts Milwaukee School of Engineering. 5 p.m.
1 September Football hosts Oberlin College. 1 p.m.
1 September Women’s Soccer hosts Carthage College. 5 p.m.
4 September Women’s Soccer hosts the University of Chicago. 5 p.m.
8 September Men’s Soccer hosts Defiance College. 1 p.m.
7 September  Art Hop: “Organize Your Own: An Exhibition and Event Series About The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements.” 5-9 p.m., Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
8 September Football hosts Greenville University. 4 p.m.
11 September Volleyball hosts Saint Mary’s College. 7 p.m.
12 September Men’s Soccer hosts Carthage College. 5 p.m.
14 September Community Reflection: A New Normal. Coming to college changes your life in big and little ways. Come hear from older students about the good changes and the bad ones. Come reflect on what keeps you sane and helps you succeed in a new environment. Sponsored by the Interfaith Student Leaders. 11:05 a.m. in Stetson Chapel
15 September Women’s Soccer hosts Wooster College. 12 p.m.
15 September Men’s Soccer hosts Manchester University. 5 p.m.
18 September Men’s Soccer hosts University of Michigan-Dearborn. 5 p.m.
18 September Conspicuous by Their Invisibility: Establishing a College in the Era of Indian Removal. This presentation by Anne Dueweke, Kalamazoo College director of grants, fellowships and research, will give an account of the founding years of the College, describe the interactions of the College’s founders with indigenous people, and explain how white settlement affected the Potawatomi and Ottawa people living here. 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. 7 p.m., Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
19 September Women’s Soccer hosts Manchester University. 7 p.m.
19 September Volleyball hosts Illinois Tech. 8 p.m.
21 September Community Reflection: Coming Out Queer in Church. Join local LGBTQ+ faith leaders while they reflect on their journeys navigating sexuality, faith and leadership in community. Sponsored by the Interfaith Student Leaders. 11:05 a.m. in Stetson Chapel
21-24 September Women’s Tennis hosts ITA Regionals. Time to be announced
26 September

Men’s Soccer hosts Calvin College. 5 p.m.

 

26 September

Women’s Soccer hosts Hope College. 7 p.m.

 

26 September

Volleyball vs. Calvin College. 7 p.m.

 

27 September Black Lives Matter, Then and Now! An Intergenerational conversation with legendary scholar/activist Angela Davis and BLM/Black Youth Project founder, Charlene Caruthers. Moderated by Dr. Lisa Brock. 6-8 p.m., Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
28 September Community Reflection: On Whose Land Do We Gather? Come to hear from Anne Dueweke ’84, K’s director of grants, fellowships and research, about her research into the history of land on which Kalamazoo College is located. Stay to learn about the contemporary concerns of local Potawatomi communities from recent Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership regional fellow Julie Dye. 11:05 a.m. in Stetson Chapel
29 September

Football hosts Adrian College. 1 p.m.

 

29 September Women’s Golf hosts MIAA. 1 p.m. Milham Park
2 October

Women’s Soccer hosts Trine University. 7 p.m.

 

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.).
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.

 

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
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.
23 October Men’s Soccer hosts Olivet College. 4 p.m.
23 October

Women’s Soccer hosts Elmhurst College. 7 p.m.

 

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
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
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.