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Sunday, October 1, 2017

Sunday, October 1, 2017

True Grit Read Aloud Discussion (October 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm)

Join us at the Gardner House Museum (509 S. Superior Str) to read aloud the opening chapters of Albion's Big Read book: Charles Portis's True Grit (1968).

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The War and Treaty Concert (Albion's Big Read Concert) (October 2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Come watch as The War and Treay blend musical traditions--Folk, Americana, Blues, Roots and Soul--that inspire and amaze. For more information about this Grammy-nominated group, check out https://www.thewarandtreaty.com.

A Community within a Community: Latino Placemaking in Grand Rapids, MI 1946-1971 (October 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Dr. Delia Fernández presents a talk, "A Community within a Community: Latino Placemaking in Grand Rapids, MI, 1946-1971," focusing on Latino labor migration, community formation, and activism in West Michigan. This event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by Latinx Heritage Month, the History Department, and the Office of Intercultural Affairs. For further information, contact Deborah Kanter at .

Albion College Guest Lecturer Looks at the History of Michigan Latino Community (October 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, Albion College's History Department and the Office of Intercultural Affairs present guest speaker Delia Fernández on Tuesday, October 3, at 7 p.m. in Bobbitt Visual Arts Center. Her talk, “A Community within a Community: Latino Placemaking in Grand Rapids, 1946-1971,” explores how Latina/os make space for themselves in conservative landscapes. She investigates Latino labor migration, community formation, and activism in West Michigan. Fernandez graduated from Grand Valley State University, and earned her doctorate from The Ohio State University.  She is a professor of Latina/o history at Michigan State University whose work centers on how Latina/os used panethnic identity to garner more political, social, and economic rights in the twentieth century. Her interests also include the intersections of race, ethnicity, and sexuality in American history. She is particularly interested in immigration, migration, labor, social movements, and women’s history. This event is free and the public is invited to attend. For more information, contact Albion College History Department professor Deborah Kanter .

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Football Tailgate (October 2017 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

It's finally football season! Albion College welcomes hundreds of Briton fans to campus every game day!
We invite you to tailgate with us in the Ferguson Parking Lot, just off of Erie Street. Bring your friends and family, grill and cooler and enjoy the excitement on campus with fellow Brits! Concession items will be available for purchase and music and games are open for all. Be sure to arrive plenty early so you don’t miss the British Eighth Marching Band and Cheer team as they head to the stadium for pre-game.

See you soon! Go Brits!

Please review our tailgating policy found here.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Michigan Mud: Expanding Community Comes to Albion College (October 2017 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Albion College hosts a statewide celebration of ceramics on Saturday, October 14, starting at 8 a.m. at the Bobbitt Visual Arts Center. This one-day biennial conference showcases the excellence of ceramic art and its diversity of techniques. Michigan Mud will attract more than 200 ceramic artists ranging from high school and college students to hobby potters to established professionals. It offers attendees ample learning and networking opportunities throughout the day, with six demonstration presenters, two lecturers, a presenter exhibit, vendor booths, and a student cup show. Support from these activities will go to benefit Michigan Ceramic Arts Association (MCAA) student scholarships. This year’s conference also features keynote presenter Ben Carter, a studio potter, workshop leader, and social media enthusiast based in Santa Cruz, CA. This community event is open to the public. Registration is required and all instructions and event information can be found on the MCAA website: www.michclay.com. 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

"Never a Bad Hair Day": Angie Redmond (October 2017 8:00 am)

"Never a Bad Hair Day": Angie Redmond

Bobbitt Munro Gallery

Oct 17 - Nov 18

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Elephant Rebellion Performance (Albion's Big Read) (October 2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Elephant Rebellion will electrify the Washington Gardener Theater with an astounding hip hop performance that aims to create community through the arts. Check them out at www.elephantrebellion.com. Come join us at 401 E. Michigan Ave in Albion!

Friday, October 20, 2017

Homecoming 2017 (October 2017 9:00 am - October 2017 9:00 pm)

Homecoming

Homecoming is a fantastic time to reconnect with classmates, friends, and former faculty. This year alumni have the chance to connect with current student, current faculty and community members at the many events offered. Save the date for Friday and Saturday, October 20 and 21 for Homecoming weekend.

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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Homecoming 2017 (October 2017 9:00 am - October 2017 9:00 pm)

Homecoming

Homecoming is a fantastic time to reconnect with classmates, friends, and former faculty. This year alumni have the chance to connect with current student, current faculty and community members at the many events offered. Save the date for Friday and Saturday, October 20 and 21 for Homecoming weekend.

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Football Tailgate (October 2017 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

It's finally football season! Albion College welcomes hundreds of Briton fans to campus every game day!
We invite you to tailgate with us in the Ferguson Parking Lot, just off of Erie Street. Bring your friends and family, grill and cooler and enjoy the excitement on campus with fellow Brits! Concession items will be available for purchase and music and games are open for all. Be sure to arrive plenty early so you don’t miss the British Eighth Marching Band and Cheer team as they head to the stadium for pre-game.

See you soon! Go Brits!

Please review our tailgating policy found here.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

International Observe the Moon Night (October 2017 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Location: roof of Palenske Hall and Brown Honors Building

Join us on the roof of Palenske Hall and in our historical observatory in the Honors Building for a lunar viewing.

The telescopes will be open to the campus community and the public for viewing celestial objects, weather permitting.

The Alvan Clark telescope is located within the Brown Honors Building near the center of the Albion College Quadrangle. Palenske Hall is located within the Science Complex on East Michigan Avenue, just east of Hannah Street. View the campus map for more information.

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