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Media Tip Sheet: February 27, 2019

February 27, 2019
Communications Staff
Detail photo of Bosworth Hall gargoyle
A carved feature on a Bosworth Hall exterior column. Photo credit: Gregory Pendolino

News:

Oberlin Writing Partnership Brings New Collaboration to High School
New program founded by Liam McMillin ’17 places Oberlin College students as tutors in Oberlin High School. {Read more}

3-D Printing: If You Need It, Make It
Winter term is a monthlong opportunity for students to learn and experience new things. This year, Oberlin offered students a chance to try out something innovative: 3D-printing. {Read more}

Former U.S. Ambassador, Cleveland Native Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley Will Give Public Talk March 1
Abercrombie-Winstanley will visit as part of the Global Issues Symposium. {Read more}

Events:

Public Intellectuals in a Changing World: Laura Kipnis, Keynote: March 1
Keynote speaker Laura Kipnis is professor of media studies at Northwestern University. She is the author of seven books on sexual politics, gender issues, pop culture, and pornography. Kipnis’s presentation is part of this international symposium, bringing together scholars, scientists, musicians, filmmakers, writers, and publishers to discuss the impact of art on public discourse.
Time: 5 p.m.
Date: Friday, March 1
Location: Hallock Auditorium (AJLC), 122 Elm St., Oberlin, OH 44074

American Reads Celebrates Dr. Seuss Day March 3
This annual celebration of Dr. Seuss’s whimsical writings is hosted by America Reads and the Bonner Center for Service and Learning. The Oberlin Public Library will be bursting with games, crafts, stories, performances—all of the Seussical things you can imagine. Every child who attends will receive a free book and will have the opportunity to sign up for a library card.
Time: 1: 3:30 p.m.
Date: Sunday, March 3
Location: Oberlin Public Library, 65 N. Main St Oberlin, OH, 44074

Concert: Rafiq Bhatia '10, March 8
New York composer and guitarist Rafiq Bhatia's music has been described by the New York Times as “transcending real sound in real time with the unexpected.” Bhatia’s debut album as a producer, Breaking English, sets out to challenge existing music vocabulary with a language of its own. He brings his globe-spanning mix of twisted rock, warped jazz, and electronics to campus for a performance at the 'Sco.
Time: 9 p.m.
Date: Friday, March 8
Location: Dionysus Club (the ’Sco), 135 W. Lorain St., Oberlin, OH 44074

Contact:

Amanda Nagy
Oberlin College Office of Communications
440-775-5423
anagy@oberlin.edu

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