Black History Celebration: February 7 through March 10

February 8, 2013
Communications Staff
Oberlin’s 2013 black history celebration, Black Arts, revisited , reminds us of the power of the arts throughout history to increase awareness and understanding, to honor innovation and talent, and to bring disparate people and cultures together when institutions, beliefs, traditions, and public policies cannot. Featured speakers and performers include soprano Adrienne Danrich , Duke University Professor Fred Moten , performance artist Aisha Cousins , and writer Marlene NourbeSe Philip .

Conservatory Takes Manhattan, Part 2

February 5, 2013
Office of Communications
The Oberlin Jazz Faculty Ensemble kicked off the Conservatory of Music’s 2013 Illumination Tour of New York City by playing two shows at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy's Club Coca Cola. In all, 155 student musicians; 38 faculty and staff members, including musicians and support staff; and a multitude of alumni musicians and composers, took part in the tour, which included six performances in four venues from January 15 to 19.

Jim Margolis '78 To Give Free, Public Talk

February 4, 2013
Communications Staff
Jim Margolis has worked for years at the intersection of politics, advertising, and advocacy on behalf of candidates, foundations, government agencies, and corporate clients. He led advertising efforts for Barack Obama as part of his core strategic team.

Discovering Pro Bono Work

February 1, 2013
Amanda Nagy
Jordan Buller-Doll explored her interests in writing, policy making, and the legal system in her first winter term as an intern working for the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland.