2013 Events

 


Wells Concert Choir Presents Winter Concert

Wells Concert Choir Presents Winter Concert:

12-10-2013

Student choral group is pleased to present this special performance for the local community, directed by Carl Johengen.
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Exhibition by Artist Sayward Schoonmaker in the String Room Gallery

Exhibition by Artist Sayward Schoonmaker in the String Room Gallery:

12-06-2013

"Through Line" features poetry presented and reimagined through multiple mediums.
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Arts and Lecture Series Presents Split Knuckle Theatre Company

Arts and Lecture Series Presents Split Knuckle Theatre Company:

11-21-2013

Innovative, imaginative company will perform the devised theatre production "Endurance."
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"Leave It in the Ground: Issues with Archeology"

"Leave It in the Ground: Issues with Archeology":

11-21-2013

Dan Hill, caretaker for the Cayuga SHARE Farm, will speak about ethical extraction of sacred artifacts on Indigenous Territories.
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Dr. Michael Taylor of Colgate University to Speak at Wells

Dr. Michael Taylor of Colgate University to Speak at Wells:

11-19-2013

Taylor will discuss his book "Contesting Constructed Indian-ness" and the use of Native American representations as mascots.
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Reading of The Healing Muse

Reading of The Healing Muse:

11-14-2013

Visiting Writers Series welcomes contributors and editors from SUNY Upstate Medical University's literary journal.
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Visiting Writers Series Presents Kayleen Wilkinson

Visiting Writers Series Presents Kayleen Wilkinson '10:

11-11-2013

Alumna will present new work and reflect on pieces published as a Wells student.
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Day of the Dead Events

Day of the Dead Events:

10-30-2013

Displays and film screenings offer a chance to learn more about Hispanic and Latino culture.
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Friends and Family Weekend, October 25 -27

Friends and Family Weekend, October 25 -27:

10-27-2013

The weekend's events include a BBQ, Autumnfest and the Fall Theatre Production.
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Theatre and Dance Department Presents Carlo Goldoni

Theatre and Dance Department Presents Carlo Goldoni's "The Servant of Two Masters":

10-26-2013

The comedic production will be led by award-winning director Siouxsie Easter and performed by current Wells students.
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Visiting Writers Series Welcomes Margaret Ward

Visiting Writers Series Welcomes Margaret Ward:

10-23-2013

Author and Wellesley College Professor Emerita will read from her nonfiction work.
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Visiting Writers Series Presents Reading by Lydie Haenlin

Visiting Writers Series Presents Reading by Lydie Haenlin:

10-22-2013

Former Wells French literature and civilization professor will discuss inspiration, book making, and writing "Angele's Notebook."
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String Room Gallery Hosts Exhibit by Katie Waugh

String Room Gallery Hosts Exhibit by Katie Waugh:

10-11-2013

"Here, Look" features a variety of works focusing on community expression and definition.
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Book Arts Center Hosts a Talk by Nicolas Barker

Book Arts Center Hosts a Talk by Nicolas Barker:

10-10-2013

Expert on rare books, typography and early printing will speak on "Printing and the Mind of Man."
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Poet and Alumna Christina Kubasta to Read at Wells

Poet and Alumna Christina Kubasta to Read at Wells:

10-09-2013

Kubasta will present work from her recent chapbook "A Lovely Box" and other pieces.
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Brazilian Humanitarian Organizer Judite Stronzake to Speak at Wells

Brazilian Humanitarian Organizer Judite Stronzake to Speak at Wells:

10-02-2013

Stronzake will discuss her community work with Brazil's Landless Worker's Movement.
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Visiting Writers Series Welcomes Melissa Balmain

Visiting Writers Series Welcomes Melissa Balmain:

10-01-2013

Poet, journalist, and editor of the online journal Light will read from her recent work
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Arts and Lecture Series Presents Christopher O

Arts and Lecture Series Presents Christopher O'Riley:

09-24-2013

Extraordinary pianist and host of NPR's From the Top will perform from and discuss his recent work.
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Peachtown Native American Festival

Peachtown Native American Festival:

09-20-2013

Join in a special celebration including speeches, social dances, music, corn soup, and a peach tree planting on the Wells campus.
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"It's a Question of Fairness": Fee-to-Trust and Non-Native Opposition to Haudenosaunee Land Rights:

09-19-2013

Meghan McCune '03 will address the background of Haudenosaunee land dispossession and obstacles to land rights today.
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"The Incident at Oglala: The Leonard Peltier Story" Film Screening

"The Incident at Oglala: The Leonard Peltier Story" Film Screening:

09-19-2013

Associate Professor of Political Science Susan Tabrizi and Peltier attorney Michael Kuzma will lead a discussion of the film.
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Two Row Wampum From an Enactment Perspective

Two Row Wampum From an Enactment Perspective:

09-18-2013

Learn about this summer's Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign enactment from Donna Silversmith and Dan Hill.
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Pressure Points in the Cayuga Lake Watershed

Pressure Points in the Cayuga Lake Watershed:

09-17-2013

Dr. Hilary Lambert of the Cayuga Lake Watershed Network will discuss factors affecting the lake and its 860-square mile watershed.
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Peachtown Education Week: Student Presentations

Peachtown Education Week: Student Presentations:

09-16-2013

Molly Heslin '14 and Kristen Ryan '14 will discuss their archaeology and anthropology research experiences.
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Literature on the Lake: Adrienne Rich Tribute Anthology Reading

Literature on the Lake: Adrienne Rich Tribute Anthology Reading:

09-11-2013

Authors and editors will read works inspired by the outspoken American poet.
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Wells Hosts Visit from C-SPAN Bus

Wells Hosts Visit from C-SPAN Bus:

09-11-2013

The interactive multimedia center will stop at the College as part of its tour of the state.
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Fall Convocation

Fall Convocation:

08-29-2013

The Fall Convocation ceremony welcomes new and returning students, faculty and staff to campus and officially opens the 2013-14 academic year.
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Orientation 2013

Orientation 2013:

08-25-2013

Student peer leaders and College staff lead special sessions introducing new students to campus and academic life at Wells.
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Wells Warm-Up

Wells Warm-Up:

07-03-2013

First-year and transfer students join us for an official welcome to the Wells community.
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Wells Welcomes the Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign

Wells Welcomes the Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign's 3 Day Walk & Paddle:

06-07-2013

Participants will conclude their trip at the College and travel to the Cayuga SHARE farm for the annual Cayuga Nation picnic.
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Wells College Concert Choir Spring Concert

Wells College Concert Choir Spring Concert:

04-28-2013

Student singers present a variety of choral selections in a concert directed by Dr. Carl Johengen.
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Exhibit "Out of Rubble" in the String Room Gallery

Exhibit "Out of Rubble" in the String Room Gallery:

04-26-2013

A series of artwork curated by Susanne Slavick shows the destruction left by war as well as hope found through reconstruction efforts.
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Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Band Concert

Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Band Concert:

04-25-2013

The talents of Wells' student musicians are on display in this pair of thrilling concerts.
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Ithaca Author Maureen McCoy to Read at Wells

Ithaca Author Maureen McCoy to Read at Wells:

04-24-2013

Cornell professor and fiction writer will read from and discuss her work.
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Theatre and Dance Department Presents Faculty Dance Concert

Theatre and Dance Department Presents Faculty Dance Concert:

04-20-2013

"The Paths We Take" will bring together a variety of choreographed pieces.
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35th Susan Garretson Swarzburg

35th Susan Garretson Swarzburg '60 Memorial Book Arts Lecture:

04-18-2013

Victor Hammer Fellow Katie Baldwin will give a talk titled "Text, Image, Place and the Narrative."
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Wells Presents the 3rd Annual Student Entrepreneurship Competition

Wells Presents the 3rd Annual Student Entrepreneurship Competition:

04-17-2013

Students will present their original business ideas for the competition on April 17.
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Visiting Writers Series Welcomes Janis Esch

Visiting Writers Series Welcomes Janis Esch '10:

04-17-2013

Musician and journalist will read from her recent work.
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Celebrating Scholarship and Engagement: April 10, 2013

Celebrating Scholarship and Engagement: April 10, 2013:

04-10-2013

Day of community education will include student research, project presentations, and special guest speakers.
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Arts and Lecture Series presents the Koresh Dance Company

Arts and Lecture Series presents the Koresh Dance Company:

04-09-2013

The critically-acclaimed touring dance company is known for their passionate, superb technique and choreography.
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Mark Kassen to Speak at Wells

Mark Kassen to Speak at Wells:

03-27-2013

Filmmaker, playwright and actor will discuss the ways that innovative ideas and technologies have shaped his approach to the industry.
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12th Annual Activism Symposium

12th Annual Activism Symposium:

03-22-2013

Students, faculty, staff, and guests will explore the theme "Nearing Our Destination? Conflict Resolution and Problem Solving in a Changing World"
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Erin Kerr

Erin Kerr '00 and Sacred Earth Doula Care:

03-20-2013

As part of Women's History Month, Erin will speak about her work and how she came to start her own practice in Ithaca, N.Y.
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Annual Exhibition of Student Work

Annual Exhibition of Student Work:

03-06-2013

Wells' String Room Gallery hosts artwork created by students in the Visual Arts program.
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Cayuga Vocal Ensemble to Perform at Wells

Cayuga Vocal Ensemble to Perform at Wells:

03-04-2013

Choral ensemble presents their program "All Night, All Day," featuring the work of classical and contemporary composers.
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Visiting Writers Series welcomes poet Juliana Gray

Visiting Writers Series welcomes poet Juliana Gray:

02-27-2013

Gray is the author of two acclaimed poetry collections and an associate professor of English at Alfred University.
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Phi Beta Kappa Scholar Sir Peter Crane to Speak at Wells

Phi Beta Kappa Scholar Sir Peter Crane to Speak at Wells:

02-25-2013

Yale University's Dean of the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies will deliver the 2013 PBK Visiting Scholar Lecture
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Community Reads Faculty Panel Discussion

Community Reads Faculty Panel Discussion:

02-22-2013

Professors Tom Stiadle, Kristina Blake-Hodek and Linda Lohn will discuss "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" with the Wells community.
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State of the State 2013

State of the State 2013:

02-21-2013

Members of Governor Andrew Cuomo's office visit campus to present this year's State of the State.
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The Real Dirt of Activism: Combining Social Justice with Farm Life

The Real Dirt of Activism: Combining Social Justice with Farm Life:

02-20-2013

Ejay and Kim Eisen will speak about working for change through sustainable food choices.
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12th Annual Gospel Choir Weekend

12th Annual Gospel Choir Weekend:

02-16-2013

The annual fun-filled weekend of workshops and singing leads to an unforgettable evening concert.
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Science Colloquium with Sunil Labroo, Ph.D.

Science Colloquium with Sunil Labroo, Ph.D.:

02-15-2013

Dr. Labroo will give a talk titled "The Search for Novel Magnetic Materials."
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Chinese Documentary Film Festival

Chinese Documentary Film Festival:

02-05-2013

Associate Professor of History Dandan Chen will lead screenings of four documentaries by Li Xiaofeng and Jia Kai.
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Science Colloquium: Brian Hough, Ph.D.

Science Colloquium: Brian Hough, Ph.D.:

02-01-2013

Dr. Hough will give the talk "Using geologic clues to understand the growth of the Tibetan Plateau."
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The Hot Club of San Francisco performs Cinema Vivant

The Hot Club of San Francisco performs Cinema Vivant:

01-31-2013

The accomplished string ensemble combines gypsy-style jazz and vintage silent films.
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