Upcoming Events: Terry Tempest Williams; Orozco Lecture


Dartmouth Now offers a weekly roundup of noteworthy events on campus. 

Dan Kramer, director of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, speaks on “Engaging the World,” at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 6, in Occom Commons. Hear how Dartmouth students—undergraduate and graduate—and alumni can add a global dimension to their academic experience by participating in a Fulbright Program.

And Dartmouth continues its international outlook on Tuesday, April 7, when Neal Wolin, former deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, presents the Obenshain Family Great Issues Lecture, “Poverty and Progress in the 21st Century: International Development and the Global Economy.” Wolin’s talk begins at 4:30 p.m. in the Kreindler Conference Hall (Haldeman 41). 

A panel from José Clemente Orozco’s “The Epic of American Civilization.” The Manton Foundation Annual Orozco Lecture is April 8 in the Hood Auditorium. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)

Thursday, April 2: The Sustainability Solutions Café welcomes Garvin Jabusch, co-founder and chief investment officer of Green Alpha Advisors, LLC, to speak on “Investing in the Next Economy: Towards a Sustainable Global Future.” Jabusch’s presentation runs from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Paganucci Lounge in the Class of 1953 Commons. On Tuesday, April 7, the Café presents “Lentil Underground: Renegade Farmers and the Future of Food in America,” Liz Carlisle and David Oien, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Paganucci Lounge. 

Thursday, April 2: Danielle S. Bassett, a 2014 MacArthur Fellow “genius grant” winner, presents “Your Brain: An Ever-Changing Network,” at a Thayer School special seminar at 12:45 p.m. in the Spanos Auditorium of Thayer’s Cummings Hall. Bassett is the Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Friday, April 3: Dartmouth Softball welcomes Princeton to the Dartmouth Softball Park for the Big Green’s home opener, a doubleheader with games at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Cornell comes to Hanover on Saturday, April 4, for another doubleheader, with 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. starts. Baseball comes home for the season on Saturday, also hosting Cornell in a doubleheader at noon at Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park. The week’s entire sports schedule, home and away, is at Dartmouth Athletics. 

Saturday, April 4: The Michael Blum Trio, led by Michael Blum ’15, takes to the stage at One Wheelock in the Collis Center at 7 p.m.

Sunday, April 5: Services for Easter Sunday take place at 6 a.m. on the Green, and at 5 p.m.  in Rollins Chapel. 

Sunday, April 5: The Letterpress Intensive workshop offers a collaborative opportunity to learn about fine letterpress printing, by hand setting and printing the text of a specimen page of a four-language polyglot Bible. Learn more about the term-long project at an open informational meeting from 2 to 3 p.m. in Room 21 of Baker Library. 

Monday, April 6: University of California, Berkeley, anthropologist Seth Holmes speaks on “Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: The Hiddenness of Migrant Farmworkers,” at 3 p.m. in Room 003 at the Rockefeller Center.

Tuesday, April 7: Artist-in-Residence Phillip K. Smith III gives a public lecture about his work at 4:30 p.m. in the Hood Auditorium. Smith’s exhibition, Light + Shadow Works, runs April 7 through May 3 in the Jaffe-Friede Gallery.

Tuesday, April 7: The Sapientia Lecture Series hosts Michigan State’s Kristie Dotson, speaking on “A Road to Oblivion, or Joe Scarborough on Ferguson.” Dotson’s talk begins at 4 p.m. in Room 003 at the Rockefeller Center.

Tuesday, April 7: The annual Graduate Student Poster Session allows graduate students to display and present their scholarly work to the Dartmouth community. The forum runs from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Hopkins Center’s Alumni Hall.

Wednesday, April 8: Luis M. Castañeda, of Syracuse University, presents the Manton Foundation Annual Orozco Lecture, “A Portable State: Murals, Prefabrication, and Politics in Mexico.” Castañeda’s talk begins at 4:30 p.m. in the Hood Auditorium.

Wednesday, April 8: Terry Tempest Williams hosts a series of events centered on Sustainability Salon screenings of two films by director Toby McLeod. Following a 3:30 reception outside Steele 006, Islands of Sanctuary screens at 4 p.m. in Steele 006, followed by a question and answer session with the director. Profit and Loss screens at 7 p.m. in the Black Family Visual Arts Center’s Loew Auditorium, followed by an 8 p.m. question-and-answer session with McLeod, and a closing reception.

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