All free unless otherwise noted
Lecture: “Shanghai Twenties: In Search of the Modern Marriage.” Paul Pickowicz, professor of history and Chinese studies at the University of California, San Diego, discusses the silent films made in Shanghai in the 1920s and how they deal with the issue of the “modern marriage.” 7 p.m. in Olin 130. For more information, click here.
Staff coffee with the president: President Bridges meets with staff to speak about the state of the college and take questions. Light refreshments will be provided. 8:30 a.m. in Olin 130.
Art: Charly Bloomquist, adjunct assistant professor of art, presents an artist talk about his new body of work, "Domestic Debris." Followed by an opening celebration in the Sheehan Gallery. 5:30 p.m. in Olin 130. For more information, click here.
Music: Paul Poovathingal, the world famous "Singing Priest of India," leads a special workshop on Carnatic (South Indian) Music. 4 p.m. in Chism Recital Hall. For more information, click here.
Music: "South Indian Music Concert." Guest artist Paul Poovathingal performs along with fellow musicians T.M. Abdul Hazeez, violin, Guruvayoor P.S. Sanoj, mridangam, and Vellattanjoor A.S. Sreejith, ghatam. 7:30 p.m. in Chism Recital Hall.
Music: The Fridays at Four Recital Series presents The Rhapsody Trio, with Laura Curtis, piano, Roger Garcia, clarinet, and Tim Brown, cello. 4 p.m. in Kimball Theatre.
Lecture: "A Pioneer in Cultural Exchange: Arthur Waley’s Translation of Chinese Literature." Professor Cheng Zhangcan of Nanjing University discusses the works of Arthur Waley (1889-1966), one of the earliest English translators of Chinese texts. 7 p.m. in Olin 157.
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 a faculty recital with Doug Scarborough, Gary Hemenway and a special guest. 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.
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.
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.
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