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Wabash Events Calendar

February 05, 2020

All event times are Eastern Time Zone unless otherwise specified.

Wabash College's highest priority is the well-being of its students, faculty, and staff. Consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance for institutions of higher education, the College is closed to visitors except upon invitation from the College. Guidelines regarding return to campus have already been provided to faculty and staff. Students wishing to return to campus must contact the Dean of Students' Office to make arrangements to visit.


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Wednesday, February 5

Teaching & Learning Committee Lunch: Center Hall 216 Classroom, 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Teaching & Learning Committee Lunch

Dill Fund Information Session: Malcolm X Institute 109 Horace Turner Classroom (1st Floor), 12:00PM - 1:00PM

This information session will provide students with information and requirements on how to apply for the Dill Fund to support a summer experience. ANY STUDENT THAT INTENDS TO APPLY FOR THE DILL FUND MUST ATTEND THIS INFORMATION SESSION. The application process is very competitive and rigorous. APPLICATIONS ARE DUE: MARCH 1, 2020. Additional details about the Dill Fund are found here: Questions should be directed to: Roland Morin Director, Professional Development Arnold House

Cincinnati Annual Dinner: The Montgomery Inn, 6:00PM

The Greater Cincinnati Association of Wabash Men
cordially invites you and your guests to attend:

A Wabash Evening with
President Gregory and Lora Hess

The Montgomery Inn
9440 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Reception: 6:00 p.m. (cash bar)
Dinner: 7:00 p.m.
RSVP online by January 29, 2020

Phi Delta Theta Scholarship Faculty Dinner: Phi Delta Theta House, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Phi Delta Theta Scholarship Faculty Dinner at the Phi Delta Theta House


Invitation Only.

Camp Starlight Info Session: Malcolm X Institute 109 Horace Turner Classroom (1st Floor), 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Wabash students, Are you looking for awesome summer job/internship experience? Camp Starlight is hiring Camp Counselors and Interns from Wabash for this summer! Located in Northeast, PA. in the endless mountains and only 2.5 hours away from New York City. Leave your shirt and tie at home and come make a difference in the lives of kids while meeting college age counselors from all over the world! Last summer Wabash students represented at Camp Starlight Large and Proud, let's make Summer of 2020 the same! About Camp Starlight One of the top employers of Wabash students (Camp alumni include Cruz Salazar, John Fajt, Andrew Jenning, Trevor Hix, Jeff Inman, Bryan Roberts, and Kevin Murphy, to name only a few) Camp Starlight college students hail from around the world including US, Canada, Australia, and Europe making it a great place to make new connections and expand your network! Allows counselors to develop leadership, teamwork, mentoring skills, and lifelong friendships through coaching (everything from athletics to watersports and bunk specialists Camp Starlight is a co-ed traditional sleep-away camp in the beautiful Endless Mountains of Northeast Pennsylvania, (2 1/2 hours outside NYC). Great opportunity for Wabash Students who would like to get some work experience and build skills over the summer and get out of Indiana – housing and meals, and competitive salary are included, making that much more manageable! Anyone considering a career related to working with youth, coaching, teaching, or recreation, this is the perfect summer job or internship for you!

Wabash Think Tank Call-Out Meeting: Lilly Library Game Lab, 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Wabash Think Tank Call-Out Meeting

Does It Sound Right Now? Narrating the Battle of Atlanta: Hays Science Hall 104 Class of 1951 Lecture Hall, 8:00PM - 9:30PM

Vance Byrd, Frank and Roberta Furbush Scholar in German Studies presents: Confederate monuments to the Civil War have become flashpoints for protest movements across the United States. Have these statues outlasted their purpose? Should museums instead teach us ethical lessons about nationhood, the violence of war, and racism? While some monuments have been torn down, others have been painstakingly restored, such as the Atlanta Cyclorama. It is perhaps a testament to the power of illusionism that many regard this painted panorama to be a monument to Confederate indefatigability when in actuality the late nineteenth-century German artists who painted it in Milwaukee created a scene of defeat. Indeed, seeing a panorama composition is a complex performance contingent on actors willing to see what is not there while permitting others to imagine what history could have been. In my lecture, however, I want to direct our attention to what was heard at panorama shows. I will compare the lectures made for the Atlanta Cyclorama at four historical moments: Reconstruction, after the release of Gone with the Wind, in the wake of the Civil Rights Movement, and today. The restoration of this painted panorama and its reinstallation in new museum settings at these moments document Atlanta’s evolving relationship with the past and the changing nature of memory. By focusing on the audio and video lectures produced after these respective moments, I will highlight the ethical shortcomings of these revised narratives to promote restorative practices that that might disrupt the panorama’s presentation of Civil War history as a continuous heroic narrative without contradictions. What is the story of the racism and war that needs to be heard today?

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