colby-sawyer events calendar

Upcoming Public Events & Activities

Colby-Sawyer College hosts a wide variety of educational and cultural events that are open to the public. For more information, please call (603) 526-3000. For information about alumni events, visit Alumni & Friends and for athletic events, visit Colby-Sawyer Athletics.

September 2014


Favorite Films Series Presents 'Two-Lane Blacktop'

Monday, September 15 — Clements Hall, Curtis L. Ivey Science Center, 7 to 10 p.m.
Featuring experts from Colby-Sawyer and their favorite cinematic masterworks, a screening and discussion of the 1971 road movie “Two-Lane Blacktop” is hosted by Assistant Professor of Humanities Mike Jauchen.

Free and open to the public.

'Tomie dePaola: Now'

Opening Reception Friday, Sept. 19 — Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery, Sawyer Fine Arts Center, 5 to 7 p.m.
Tomie dePaola is one of the world's most prolific and popular children's authors and illustrators. He has published nearly 250 books and sold some 15 million copies, as well as won many of the genre's prestigious awards. "Now" will coincide with dePaola's 80th birthday and highlight his career from the mid-1970s to the present with fine art and book illustrations.

Following the opening, the exhibition will run through Friday, October 24. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Free and open to the public.

Faculty Colloquium Series with Professor Rachel Fredericks

Thursday, September 25 — Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center, 4 to 6 p.m.
Research by Assistant Professor of Humanities Rachel Fredericks is featured at the monthly colloquium series. Professor Fredericks teaches courses in philosophy, focusing primarily in the various subfields of ethics, philosophies of feminism, philosophy of mind, and ancient philosophy. Her research specialty is in moral psychology, and specifically the moral significance of emotions and interpersonal relationships.

Free and open to the public.

October 2014


Favorite Films Series Presents 'Videodrome'

Monday, October 6 — Clements Hall, Curtis L. Ivey Science Center, 7 to 10 p.m.
Featuring experts from Colby-Sawyer and their favorite cinematic masterworks, a screening and discussion of the 1973 sci-fi/horror “Videodrome” is hosted by Assistant Professor of Humanities Michael Lahey.

Free and open to the public.

Alumni Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct. 11 and Sunday, Oct. 12, Various Campus Locations
Join the Colby-Sawyer College community for a weekend of fun and camaraderie. Alumni and guests renew ties with old friends, explore the campus of today, and enjoy the colorful majesty of autumn.

For more information, visit the Alumni Fall Festival page.

Faculty Colloquium Series with Professor Nicole Heller

Thursday, October 16 — Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center, 4 to 6 p.m.
Research by Assistant Professor of Social Sciences and Education Nicole Heller is featured at the monthly colloquium series. Professor Heller teaches courses in Developmental Psychology, Introduction to Psychology and Life Span Development. Her research interests examine the synergistic impact of adverse prenatal environments and non-optimal postnatal environments on infant socio-emotional development, specifically, maternal-infant dyadic interactions.

Free and open to the public.

November 2014


Favorite Films Series Presents 'The Grand Illusion'

Monday, November 3 — Clements Hall, Curtis L. Ivey Science Center, 7 to 10 p.m.
Featuring experts from Colby-Sawyer and their favorite cinematic masterworks, a screening and discussion of the 1937 World War I drama “The Grand Illusion” is hosted by the History Club and the Film Club.

Free and open to the public.

Faculty Colloquium Series with Christopher Kubik

Thursday, November 13 — Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center, 4 to 6 p.m.
Research by Associate Professor and Chair of the Business Administration Department Christopher Kubik is featured at the monthly colloquium series. Professor Kubik's teaching interests include finance, computer applications for business decision-making, introductory organizations and strategic management.

Free and open to the public.