Students Find Creative Spanish Immersion in Oberlin’s Casa Hispánica
November 22, 2022
Maja Saveva '26
One of several affinity houses, Harvey House (aka La Casa Hispánica) appeals to native-Spanish speakers of Hispanic heritage and non-Hispanic students wanting to immerse themselves in a Spanish-speaking environment.
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Presents Cantonese Opera Scenes Nov. 14
November 7, 2019
A cultural exchange highlighted by midday discussion on Chinese operatic music followed by an evening performance.
Pride of People
April 20, 2017
A mural designed by third-year Aiury Cavallo enlivens Spanish Table in Stevenson Dining Hall.
Black History Month Celebration: United by Ubuntu
February 2, 2017
The term “ubuntu” is a Nguni Bantu term that, at its core, means "humanity." This concept also serves as the guiding principle for this year’s Black History Month programming.
Learning from Activist Mary Church Terrell
February 13, 2016
The symposium Complicated Relationships: Mary Church Terrell’s Legacy for 21st Century Activists, happening February 26 and 27, celebrates a significant gift to the Oberlin College Archives and examines what today’s activists can learn from famous educator, feminist, and civil rights activist Mary Church Terrell (Class of 1884).
Celebrating Africana Unity and Celebration Month
February 11, 2016
This year’s Africana Unity and Celebration Month features a performance of Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom, a convocation led by founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops Rhiannon Giddens ’00, and the symposium Complicated Relationships: Mary Church Terrell’s Legacy for 21st Century Activists.
Oberlin Opera Theater Co-Presents Harriet Tubman Jan. 29-Feb. 7
January 22, 2016
Composed by Nkeiru Okoye ’92, production includes four performances in northeast Ohio churches and a Feb. 6 date at Finney Chapel.
Oberlin Orchestra Concert, Colloquium Keep the "Pan-American Dream" Alive
September 23, 2014
September 27 program celebrating U.S.-Latin American exchange to include world premiere by Ricardo Lorenz.
12 Hours in South India: Thyagaraja Festival Arrives April 22
April 7, 2014
Conservatory Communications Staff
Inspired by Cleveland’s long-running festival, Oberlin Thyagaraja showcases South Indian music, film, and dance at the Apollo Theatre on April 22.
Civil Rights, Then and Now
February 21, 2014
Black History Month brought prominent civil rights leader James Lawson and anti-apartheid leader Allan Boesak to Oberlin’s campus.