Campus News & Events

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Oct. 2: A new Earth conversation and Extractives@Clark present ‘Resource Radicals’

From Petro-Nationalism to Post-Extractivism in Ecuador FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2 at 4 p.m. |  Zoom Resource Radicals unpacks the conflict between two leftisms: the administration’s resource nationalism and the anti-extractivism of grassroots activists. In this archival and ethnographic study, Riofrancos demonstrates how Ecuador’s commodity-dependent economy and history of indigenous uprisings offer a unique opportunity to understand…

Apply now for Geller research awards for sustainability projects

Call for Student Applications: The 2020–21 Albert, Norma and Howard Geller ’77 Endowed Research Awards for Projects Relating to Sustainability The George Perkins Marsh Institute announces the Geller Student Research Award Competition for 2020–21. The awards were established by the family of Dr. Howard Geller ’77, and are intended to support student-initiated research projects that…

ClarkArts presents concert series honoring Black composers; Sept. 26, Oct. 17, Nov. 7

ClarkArts is proud to present “Genius Children,” a livestreamed concert series honoring the music of Black composers and featuring performances by Ariana Falk, cello and curator; Cailin Marcel Manson, voice; Peter Sulski, violin and viola; and Yelena Beriyeva, piano. Saturday, Sept. 26 Saturday, Oct. 17 Saturday, Nov. 7 All performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. and…

March 17: Political Science lecture examines the past and future of the Republican Party

Tuesday, March 17 at 4:30 p.m. Grace Conference Room, Higgins University Cente Free and open to the public Refreshments will be served Heather Cox Richardson is professor of history at Boston College and an expert on American political and economic history. She is the author of six books on American politics, including “To Make Men…

Support literacy: Participate in United Way community reading events

United Way Reading EventsAre you interested in supporting literacy in our community? Please join the United Way to read to students in local schools and preschools! Time commitment is 45 minutes, one time. Books and t-shirts are provided. For more information, contact Meghan.Maceiko@unitedwaycm.org. Check out the United Way’s 2019-20 reading events.

Oct. 25: Clark Arts presents screening of two Su Friedrich films and Q&A with filmmaker

Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m Razzo Hall, Traina Center for the Arts Free and Open to the Public Su Friedrich has produced and directed more than 20 16mm films and digital videos, including “I Cannot Tell You How I Feel” (2016), “Queen Takes Pawn” (2013), “Gut Renovation” (2012), “Seeing Red” (2005), “The Odds of…