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Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:27am

Historian Barbara Slaner Winslow Talks Antiochian Feminists

Historian Barbara Slaner Winslow, an Antioch College trustee, will discuss the role of Antioch College alumnae in the launching of the second wave of the women’s movement. Winslow, a 1968 graduate of the College, brings her expertise in women’s history to bear on the discussion of the key roles Antiochian women played in this important and radical social movement that changed America. Currently a professor of women's studies in the School of Education at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, Winslow is also a founder and director of the Shirley Chisholm Project of Brooklyn Women's Activism. She received her Ph.D. in women's history from the University of Washington, where she helped found Radical Women and Women’s Liberation Seattle.

LOCATION: The Coretta Scott King Center, Antioch College

CONTACT: Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:31am

Democracy in Jeopardy: Gerrymandering

Jeff Reichert, 2010 (77 min). This documentary explores how the major parties use redistricting to gain partisan advantage, often leading to manipulated elections and chronically underrepresented populations.

LOCATION: The Little Art Theatre, 247 Xenia Avenue, Yellow Springs

CONTACT: Anne Bohlen at abohlen@antiochcollege.org or 286-8455, and Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


Saturday, March 12, 2011 - 6:03am

Future of Education Series: Adam Howard

An associate professor of education at Colby College, Howard focuses his research on the educational impact of class and privilege, and on the concerns of gay and lesbian youth. His books include Educating Elites: Class Privilege and Educational Advantage, and Learning Privilege: Lessons of Power and Identity in Affluent Schooling. his many articles have appeared in leading education journals.

LOCATION: Herndon Gallery, South Hall

CONTACT: Anne Bohlen at abohlen@antiochcollege.org or 286-8455, and Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


Sunday, March 6, 2011 - 12:06pm

Fireside Readings: Rachel Steiger-Meister, Kathy Zlabek & Michelle Burke

Steiger-Meister, Zlabek, and Burke are young creative writers and doctoral candidates at the University of Cincinnati. Steiger-Meister, a native of Yellow Springs, has won awards for excellence in scholarship and creative writing from Brown and Wright State universities and has read her fiction at literary events in Boston, Providence, and Pittsburgh. Zlabek's poetry and short stories have appeared in The Madison Review, The Oxford Magazine, SAGA, and the anthology World Lives, Prairie Living (2005). Burke's poems have appeared in Spoon River Poetry Review, Hotel Amerika, Lake Effect, the New Orleans Review, and Yemassee. Her chapbook, Horse Loquela, was published by the Alabama School of Fine Arts (2008).

LOCATION: The Coretta Scott King Center, Antioch College

CONTACT: Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 5:47am

Future of Education Series: Mark Roosevelt

Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt has focused on politics, public policy, and education for decades. As a Massachusetts state representative he guided passage of the 1993 Education Reform Act. He directed the Gordon Public Policy Center at Brandeis University and taught courses on U.S. History and public policy at Brandeis and Carnegie Mellon. While Superintendent of the Pittsburgh Schools Roosevelt created the innovative Pittsburgh Promise program.

LOCATION: Herndon Gallery, South Hall

CONTACT: Anne Bohlen at abohlen@antiochcollege.org or 286-8455, and Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 5:35am

Democracy in Jeopardy: Casino Jack and the United States of Money

This chronicle of the rise and fall of flamboyant Washington super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff exposes the corrupting influence of lobbying on our political processes.

LOCATION: Herndon Gallery, South Hall

CONTACT: Anne Bohlen at abohlen@antiochcollege.org or 286-8455, and Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


Sunday, February 27, 2011 - 5:09am

Fireside Readings: Gariot Louima & T.J. Jarrett

Fiction writer and Antioch College Director of Communications Gariot Louima’stories have appeared in The Caribbean Writer and Carte Blanche, and forthcoming in the anthology The Haiti I Knew, The Haiti I Know, The Haiti I Want to Know. He was a finalist for the Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers. T. J. Jarrett is a poet whose work has been published in the African American Review, the Boston Review, Calaloo, Linebreak, and Third Coast, and she was a finalist for the Tampa Review Poetry Prize.

LOCATION: The Coretta Scott King Center, Antioch College

CONTACT: Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 3:48am

Future of Education Series: Michael E. Dantley

Michael Dantley is the associate provost, associate vice president for academic affairs, and professor of educational leadership at Miami University. When not serving in his administrative capacity, he is currently exploring new ways to conduct qualitative research on spirituality and leadership and the link between principals’ moral development and the ways principals define and demonstrate their commitment to social justice and critical instructional leadership. Dantley has been a teacher, principal and central office administrator in the Cincinnati Public Schools.

LOCATION: Herndon Gallery, South Hall

CONTACT: Anne Bohlen at abohlen@antiochcollege.org or 286-8455, and Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


Sunday, February 20, 2011 - 11:20am

Fireside Readings: Rafael Torch

Writer, high school teacher, and Antioch alumnus Rafael Torch (’02) will read from his creative nonfiction. Torch's work has been published in the Antioch Review, the Indiana Review, and the North American Review, among other places, and his MA thesis from the University of Chicago, "The Garcia Boy: A Memoir," received numerous awards, including the Catherine Ham Memorial Award for Excellence in graduate work.

LOCATION: The Coretta Scott King Center, Antioch College

CONTACT: Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 6:23am

Democracy in Jeopardy: Stealing America Vote by Vote

Dorothy Fadiman, 2008 (90 min). Using testimony from voters, experts, consultants, and activists, the film, directed by Emmy Award-winning Fadiman, carefully unveils the gritty reality of the past decade's record of electoral fraud and irregularities, and explains the continued risks to the accurate counting of votes.

LOCATION: Herndon Gallery, South Hall

CONTACT: Anne Bohlen at abohlen@antiochcollege.org or 286-8455, and Jean Gregorek at jgregorek@antiochcollege.org or 937-286-5934


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