Upcoming Events

Jennifer Jahrling Forese Writer-in-Residence: Nicholson Baker

April 12, 2021 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET

Baker is the author of seventeen books, among them "The Mezzanine", "Human Smoke", and "The Anthologist and Baseless: My Search for Secrets Among the Ruins of the Freedom of Information Act". He has received a number of awards including a James Madison Freedom of Information Award.

Colby Cancer Consortium

April 13, 2021 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET

This event will feature Loren Walensky, attending physician in the Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and research presentations by 3 Colby students: Hailey Cerrato '22, Sophie Lee '21, and Sam Donahue '22.

Artful Meditation: Time to Celebrate

April 14, 2021 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

Experience greater mind-body connection during this meditation session guided by Jing Ye, a meditation teacher and a counselor at Colby.

The Art of the 20th Century Flute Sonata

April 17, 2021 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ET

Featuring Colby Music Associate Nicole Rabata on flute and pianist Chiharu Naruse in a dramatic program of 20th century sonatas by Prokofiev, Liebermann, Dutilleux and Poulenc.

Artful Healing: Time to Celebrate

April 19, 2021 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET

Join art therapist Bodhi Simpson in a healing exercise to support the development of creative expression, increase self-awareness, and support emotional wellbeing.

Lunder Talk: Reframing Modern Art of the American Southwest: Patricia Marroquin Norby in conversation with Jessica Horton

April 22, 2021 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET

Join this conversation to explore new research shaping understanding of modern art of the American Southwest—the focus of the Lunder Institute’s Research Fellows Program in 2021–22.

Colby Symphony Orchestra Strings: Hope and Harmony Part 2

April 24, 2021 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ET

This spring we wanted to make music that reflected the hope that spring brings to Maine. We chose two pieces by Gustav Holst because of his focus on the music of nature. This concert will also feature this year’s Concerto Competition winner, Esther Kim ’21, performing “Zigeunerweisen” by Sarasate.

Lunder Talk: Memorializing the Natural Environment: Maya Lin in conversation with Jessamine Batario, Danae Jacobson, and Chris Walker

May 6, 2021 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET

Consider how art, science, and history converge in Maya Lin’s “last memorial,” What is Missing?, a multi-sited and multimedia project devoted to the global biodiversity crisis related to habitat loss.

Colby Book Club: ‘The Midnight Library’, Mar. 18-May 20

May 20, 2021 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET

There will be ongoing weekly discussions featuring different topics on the Colby Book Club’s online forum Mar. 18-May 20. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with your fellow alumni and to engage in meaningful discussions about great books. Join anytime to be part of the conversation.