All free unless otherwise noted
Farewell to Chef Christian: Join the Bon Appetit staff in bidding a fond farewell to Master French Chef Christian Chemin as he leaves Whitman for a new assignment. 4-5:30 p.m., Baker Faculty Center.
Lecture: "Injustice at Every Turn: Findings from the National Transgender Discrimination Survey." A talk by visiting lecturer Jody Herman, manager of transgender research at the Williams Institute. 7 p.m. in Olin 157.
Lecture: "Closets, Combat and Coming Out." A lecture by U.S. army veteran and activist Rob Smith, who will share his perspective as a gay soldier and person of color. His visit to campus marks the one-year anniversary of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. 7 p.m. in Maxey Auditorium.
Music: The Fridays at Four Recital Series presents "Love Through a Latin Lens," with Gary Hemenway, piano and vocals; Doug Scarborough, bass and vocals; and Glen Ayers, percussion. 4 p.m. in Kimball Theatre.
Art: Richard Martinez, assistant professor of art, presents an artist talk about his painting series "Dynamic Convergence." Noon in the Sheehan Gallery. For more information, click here.
Saturday 9/22 - Sunday 9/23
Theatre: The Instant Play Festival. HJT presents seven plays presented each day Saturday and Sunday. Students write, produce and perform 14 plays in in 48 hours. Tickets available Sept. 7. For more information, click here.
Retirement reception for Carol Harris: The Human Resources Department wishes a happy retirement to Carol Harris after 26 years of service to Whitman’s staff and faculty. 3 p.m. in Baker Faculty Center. Refreshments will be served.
Storyteller: Latina storyteller, performance artist, writer and teacher Olga Loya shares traditional tales from Latin America as well as stories from her own life growing up in East Los Angeles. 7 p.m. in Maxey Auditorium.
Lecture: "In Plain Sight: Muslim Tibetans and Conceptualizations of Tibet." David Atwill ’89, associate professor of history and Asian studies at Pennsylvania State University, discusses his research on Tibetan Muslims. 7 p.m. in Olin 130.
VWRS: The Visiting Writers Reading Series presents a reading by visiting educator, poet and editor Rob Schlegel. 7 p.m. in Kimball Theatre.
Music: The Fridays at Four Recital Series presents Three Strikes Jazz Quartet, with Jonas Myers, piano; Robby Seager, percussion; Max Bates, saxophone; and Caitlin Foster, bass. 4 p.m. in Kimball Theatre.
Lecture: “The Impact of Global Environmental Challenges on U.S.-China Relations.” China expert and award-winning journalist Orville Schell explores China’s current environmental crisis and what it means for the U.S. and the rest of the world. 4 p.m. in Maxey Auditorium. For more information, click here.
Music: The Music Department presents a faculty recital with Nathan Shiu, voice; and Melissa Loehnig, piano. 7:30 p.m. in Chism Recital Hall.
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