Events
May 10, 2011
GALLERY TALK:

Mark your calendar to join us for Jim Hair's gallery talk on his photo exhibition titled “Most Interesting”. When: Talk is Thurs., May 12, 3 p.m. with a reception to follow in Leeds Gallery. Exhibition runs from May 11 through May 30. Contact: For more information call 765-983-1410.

May 04, 2011
GENNETT LEGACY CONCERT:

You are invited to enjoy Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw Swing Music featuring the Dave Bennett Quartet. When: May 14, 6:30 – 9 p.m. Where: Lingle Auditorium, Reid Hospital, Richmond. Concert begins at 7 p.m., but join us for the pre-concert chat with musicians at 6:30 p.m. Contact: Tickets are $15 and $10 with student ID. For more information call 765-962-2860 or visit Starr Gennett

May 02, 2011
FAREWELL RECEPTION FOR DIANA JACOBS:

Join us to share thoughts and refreshments in celebration of Diana Jacobs and her many years at Earlham College. When: Wed., May 4, 3 p.m. Sharing thoughts and silence; 3:45 p.m. refreshments. Where: Stout Meetinghouse.

April 27, 2011
PICTURING PEACE FORD/KNIGHT RECEPTION:

Come one, come all and hear about the Picturing Peace Ford/Knight. Eight students helped to create a large database of peace related picture books. We are sharing our process, some of the favorite books and discussing how we defined peace. When: Tues., May 3, 3 p.m. Where: Lilly Library, near the periodicals.

STUDENT RECITAL:

Dan Graves' Conducting Class presents a student recital where students present a concert of a cappella music. When: Sat., April 30, 4 p.m. Where: Stout Meetinghouse. Reception follows in the Wyndom Room.

ONE-DAY PHOTO EXHIBIT:

Seven students conducting independent studies in photography showcase their semester's work in an informal "push pin" exhibit. When: Thurs., April 28, Noon to 5 p.m. Where: Art Seminar Room, Runyan Center, Room 001. Drop by after Empty Bowls.

BROWN BAG CONCERT:

The final Brown Bag Concert for the semester features Earlham’s Flute Choir and Woodwind Quintet performing chamber music. When: Fri., April 29, Noon. Where: Orchard Room, Runyan Center.

LATE NIGHT FUN AT THE AWC:

Come celebrate the last day of classes with an evening of fun and games at AWC. Games include wiffle ball, kick ball and dodge ball. Chair massages are available as well as pizza and ice cream. Bring your friends, organize a team and join the fun. When: Fri., April 29, 10 p.m. Where: Wellness Center.

April 26, 2011
SPIRIT IN NATURE WALK:

ESR student Dave Wunker leads a final contemplative walk to experience spirit in nature. When: Thurs., April 28, 4:30 – 6 p.m. Where: Cope Environmental Center, 4910 Shoemaker Road, Centerville.

GOODBYE GATHERING FOR JOHN MOHR AND NEWELL PLEDGER-SHINN:

Join us to wish John Mohr and Newell Pledger-Shinn well as they leave Earlham after many years of service. When: Tues., May 3, 3:30 – 5 p.m. Where: Richmond Room, Bolling Center.

AT THE SOUND OF THE BELL:

Join us to say “good-bye” to Karen Roeper, associate vice-president for Public Affairs, and wish her well after many years of service at Earlham. When: Mon., May 2, 3:30 - 5 p.m. Where: Richmond Room, Bolling Center.

EMPTY BOWL LUNCH:

Come the the Empty Bowl Lunch. When: Thurs., April 28, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Where: Japanese Garden. In case of rain, Comstock Room. Art students are tabling Tues. and Wed. to sell tickets. Cost of the bowls is $10 each which includes soup, bread and drink. Contact: Connie Haselby x1410.


RECEPTION FOR AARON MILLER:

Please join us as we celebrate rabbinic intern Aaron Miller’s two year at Earlham. Aaron is leaving for a position in the Washington D.C. area. We hope you can make it. When: Wed., April 27, 3 – 4 p.m. Where: Coffee Shop.

COMMUNITY GARDENS:

If you are excited about local food, food justice, and sustainability at Earlham, then join the conversation with Mary, Katrina and Ian at: "The Future of Community Gardens and Agriculture Programs at Earlham.” When: Wed., April 27, Noon. Where: Bolling Center. Lunch provided.

April 25, 2011
RICHMOND-MEXICO CONNECTION:

Come hear about our Ford-Knight research on the experiences of Oaxacan immigrants in Richmond. We share about our process, findings, ideas for the future, and invite you to become part of an ongoing project. When: Tues., April 26, Noon. Where: Room 124, Bolling Center.

ONE FISH, TWO FISH, RED FISH, BRIMLEY FISH:

Oh the places you'll go! Such as the Brimley’s End-of-Semester concert. When: Sat., April 30, 11:59 p.m. Where: Goddard Auditorium.

COMMENCEMENT CELEBRATION PERFORMANCE:

Come celebrate commencement with “Soul to Sole” where Earlham’s Gospel Revelations Choir shares a medley of gospel music. Then Dance Alloy takes the stage with performances featuring graduating seniors. When: Fri., May 6, 7:30 p.m. Where: Goddard Auditorium. Free admission, no tickets required.

POSTER PRESENTATION:

Japanese class holds poster presentations on Japan and Japanese culture. When: Fri., April 29, 3 p.m. Where: Richmond Room, Bolling Center.

CRUCIBLE RELEASE PARTY:

Join us for the release of the Spring 2011 issue of Crucible, Earlham's literary magazine. There is mingling, refreshments, and readings from the new issue!. Come celebrate the creativity of your fellows. When: Wed., April 27, 8 p.m. Where: Room 211, Bolling Center.

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COLLEGE MEETING FOR WORSHIP:

All are invited as Trish Eckert, Assistant Director of the Newlin Center for Quaker Thought and Practice, speaks at the last of a semester-long series on “The Journey Home” with her talk "Home is Where the Heart Is.” When: Sun., May 1, 1 p.m. Where: Stout Meetinghouse.

JAPANESE PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTATION:

Post-doc candidate in Japanese Studies Sarah McClimon presents on the performing arts in Japan. When: Tues., April 26, 3 p.m. Where: Room 327, Bolling Center. All interested are invited to attend.

April 22, 2011
BIKE CO-OP BARBECUE AND CRITICAL MASS:

Join us for an end-of year barbecue at the bike co-op. Critical Mass follows. When: Fri., April 29, barbeque at 3 p.m. and ride at 5 p.m. Where: Basement of Gurney House. All are welcome.

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FINAL PEACE FORUM:

Steve Olshewsky shares about the National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund. Conscientious objectors are required to pay taxes, about half of which are used to fund the military. Learn about current efforts, and how you can engage the campaign on behalf of your own dollars. When: Thurs., April 28, Noon. Where: ESR Dining Room.

GOODBYE GATHERING FOR DAVID EBENBACH:

Join us to say “good-bye” to David Ebenbach and celebrate his five rich and wonderful years at Earlham. David is moving to Washington D.C. this summer with his family When: Thurs., April 28, 4 – 6 p.m. Where: English Department Lounge, third floor Carpenter.

April 21, 2011
ASIAN DINNER:

The ASU is presenting Asian dinner. Come enjoy food from four countries and Asian music. The event is to fund raise for Japan recent earthquake victims. When: Fri., April 22, 6 – 8 p.m. Where: Russel House. Tickets are $3 and are sold in Runyan on Friday. Any extra donation is appreciated.

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BROWN BAG RECITAL:

Senior Heidi Richter plays the flute and senior Cory Mathieu plays the piano. When: Fri., April 22, Noon. Where: Orchard Room.

STUDENT COMPOSITION RECITAL:

You are invited this last composition recital of the year, “Musics of Jawa.” Come enjoy free food and smart music. When: Wed., April 27, 7 p.m. Where: Hancock Room, Runyan Center.

April 20, 2011
QUESTING CATHOLICS INVITE YOU:

Questing Catholics invite you to an Easter Vigil Mass followed by an Easter Feast. When: Sat., April 23. Where: Meet at the Stanley parking lot at 7:15 p.m. Contact: Vince Punzo or Lori Watson to sign up.

FINDINGS ON RUFUS JONES:

This Ford/Knight project presents findings on Rufus Jones: teacher, mystic, social activist, Quaker. Join us. Refreshments provided. When: Mon., April 25, 4 p.m. Where: Virginia Cottage.

BCSV HOSTS PETER GREVATT:

Come meet Peter Grevatt ’83. He is currently Director of the Office of Childrens Health Protection and the Senior Advisor to EPA Administrator Jackson for Children's Environmental Health. He is responsible that EPA is an international leader on children’s environmental health issues. Come ask questions, listen and discuss. When: Mon., April 25, 4 p.m. Where: Room 124, Bolling Center. Contact: Bonner Center for Service and Vocation.

FORD-KNIGHT PRESENTATIONS:

You are invited to these Ford Knight Presentations on “Music of the Arabic World.” Presentations include:
• Micah Sommer and Jeremy Reed on “The Building Blocks of Arabic Music” When: Tues., April 26, 4 p.m. Where: Room 214, Bolling Center.
• Iyad Manassra, Sima Mustaklem and Asaad Alkhouli on “The Mystery Beyond Dabke Dance” and “Stylistic Evolution of Arabic Music” When: Wed., April 27, 4 p.m. Where: Room 214, Bolling Center.
• Twyla Mount, Nicole Johnson and Sarah Crane on “Solidarity, Identity and Spirituality in Arabic Music. When: Thurs., April 28, 4 p.m. Where: Room 214, Bolling Center.
There is free humus and baklava after each presentation.

April 19, 2011
POWERSHIFT FILM SCREENING:

The Powershift attendees show a short video and slideshow of their Powershift experience. Students will also be recruited and organized for Earlham’s second annual Move-out Waste Diversion project that focuses on decreasing the amount of student waste that enters the landfill during move-out week. When: Fri., April 22, 4 p.m. Where: Room 105, Bolling Center.

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SUSTAINABILITY IN RICHMOND:

Join us for a talk given by Stephanie Hays-Mussoni, the executive director of the Cope Environmental Center. She speaks on the presence and absence of sustainability in Richmond: what’s being done, what’s being ignored and what we can do to make positive change in the area of sustainability. When: Thurs., April 21, 4:30 p.m. Where: Room 105, Bolling Center.

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EARTH WEEK:

Come to this all-student forum that includes Powershift attendees sharing some of the skills and knowledge they gained. The conversation also is open to a conversation about the positive and negative aspects of Earlham’s current environmental efforts and goals. When: Wed., April 20, 4:30 p.m. Where: Stout Meetinghouse.

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RETIREMENT RECEPTION:

John Iverson retires this spring after 33 years of service to Earlham. His colleagues host a retirement reception and you are invited to celebrate his accomplishments and contributions to the community. When: Thurs., April 28, 4 p.m. Where: Joseph Moore Museum. Contact: toriwe@earlham.edu or call x1210.

NEW MEASURES FINALS CONCERT:

The New Measures, Earlham's women’s a capella group, is having a final concert of the semester. The group performs several new songs as well as older favorites. When: Fri., April 22, 10:30 p.m. Where: Wilkinson Theater. This concert is free and open to the public.

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April 18, 2011
THE COST OF WAR:

Come see the Eyes Wide Open Exhibit which is present on the Heart. See posters for more information. When: Thurs., April 21. Where: The Heart, or if raining will be moved to Stout Meetinghouse. Contact: American Friends Service Earlham Branch and visit Eyes Wide Open.

MERITAIN AND ASSURANT REPS:

During Open Enrollment (April 20-May 20) we have arranged to have representatives from Meritain Health, VSP, the new vision plan, and Assurant, the new dental plan. There is time for questions and answers. Please mark your calendar and plan to be part of these informative sessions. When: Tues., April 26, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Where: Richmond Room. Contact: Director of Human Resources Ken Selm or call x1619.

COLLEGE MEETING FOR WORSHIP:

All are invited as Shanna-Kay McKenzie, Senior CCL Major, speaks at the twelfth in a semester-long series on “The Journey Home” with her talk "You’ll Never Walk Alone.” When: Sun., Apr 24, 1 p.m. Where: Stout Meetinghouse.

April 15, 2011
JAPANESE STUDIES POST-DOC CANDIDATE PRESENTATION:

Meghen Jones, an Earlham alumna and candidate for a post doc position in Japanese Studies, speaks about her dissertation: "Tomimoto Kenkichi and the Discourse of Modern Japanese Ceramics.” When: Mon., April 18, 3 p.m. Where: Room 214, Carpenter Hall. All are welcome.

CONVERSATIONS WITH MAYORAL CANDIDATES:

Join us at Peace Forum to meet Richmond’s three mayoral candidates, Bob Goodwin, Jim Hair and Sally Hutton, and ask them your questions. This is an exciting time for conversation about our shared future! Enjoy free lunch, no need to RSVP, all are welcome. When: Thurs., April 21, Noon. Where: ESR Diining Room.

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April 13, 2011
JAPANESE TEA CEREMONY:

Come celebrate spring and watch Japanese Tea Ceremony while enjoying sweets and Japanese tea. Come and go as you please. There is no charge. When: Wed., April 20, 4:30 – 6 p.m. Where: Japanese Room, Mills Hall. Contact: nelsoer@earlham.edu

STUDENT RECITAL:

Come to the student recital. It features Amrit Moore, vocal; Charlie Boyd, vocal; Liz Burman, vocal; Jane Andreasen, vocal; Micah Sommer, vocal; Kevin Schmidt, cello; and Twyla Mount, harp. When: Fri., April 15, Noon. Where: Orchard Room.

EARLHAM TRIATHLON AND DUATHLON:

Register now for the Earlham Triathlon or Duathlon. When: Sat., April 23. Where: Athletics and Wellness Center. This is the 27th year for the Triathlon and the debut of the Duathlon. The Triathlon begins at 7:30 a.m. and includes a one-mile swim, 19.2 miles on a bike and a 10K run. Then beginning at 8 a.m. the Duathlon consists of 19.2 miles on a bike and a 10K run. Contact: Get your registration forms at the AWC Welcome Desk. Registrations must be received by April 21. If you are not ready to participate come cheer on your fellow Earlham and Richmond community members.

PLAY READING:

Come hear a reading of Eric Coble's stage adaptation of Lois Lowry's novel, “The Giver.” Discussion of this Newberry Medal-winning story follows. When: Sat., April 16, 4 p.m. Where: Room 007, Runyan. Contact: Lynne Perkins

RUSSIAN DINNER:

Russian-speaking Club invites you for Russian dinner. Taste blini, win some prizes, listen and dance to Eastern European music. Free admissions. When: Fri., April 15, 6 p.m. Where: Russell House.

CROSSROADS – AN EARLHAM AND IU EAST READING:

Please join us for what might be the most exciting literary event of the semester. Faculty and students from Indiana University East and Earlham College come together to read fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and whatever else they've been writing. Earlham readers include students Anne Perisho, Anne Marie Roderick, Micah Sommer, and Katie Winters, and IU East readers include students Riley Tuggle, Miranda Knight, Ashley Shrader, and faculty member TJ Rivard. Join us, and celebrate the creative writing going on throughout Richmond, Indiana. When: Wed., April 20, 7 p.m. Where: Hayes Hall, IU East Library. Contact: David Ebenbach.

TEACHING THE LEGACY OF JACKIE ROBINSON:

Come hear this lecture by Professor Richard B. Zamoff, director of the Jackie Robinson School Project, George Washington University. When: Tues., April 19, 7 p.m. Where: Loose Lecture Hall, Bolling Center. Sponsored by the Sociology and Anthropology Department and the African and African-American Studies Program.

COMSTOCK COMEDY JAM:

Come to the Comstock Comedy Jam, featuring local comedians Dave Snow, Jesse Nutt and Tom Davis. Free admission and free food. When: Fri., April 22, 10 p.m. Where: Comstock Room, Runyan Center.

LAST CONTRADANCE OF THE SEASON:

This is the last Contra Dance of the season with Jim Sizelove and music by the Tenth Street Regulars. All dances are taught. When: Fri., April 15, 7 p.m. Where: West Richmond Friends, Southwest corner of Seventh and Main Streets.