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Date Time Event Location Category
October 11 7:30 p.m.

FALL ACADEMY OF RELIGION LECTURE
Zeki Saraitoprak, professor of Islamic studies and director of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi Chair in Islamic studies at John Carroll University, will present “Body, Soul and Spirit in the Islamic Mystical Tradition” at the fifth Fall Academy of Religion Lecture.

Free and open to the public.

Lean Lecture Room Wishart Hall
303 E University St.
Lecture
October 18 12 p.m.

ART EXHIBITION LUNCH AT THE GALLERY

Light lunch provided at the Gallery for After the Thrill is Gone: Fashion, Politics, and Culture in Contemporary South African Art. Presentations will be given by Alicia Brazeau’s (director of the writing center) first-year seminar class.

Free and open to the public.

The College of Wooster Art Museum Ebert Art Center
1220 Beall Ave.
Art
October 18 7 p.m.

WOOSTER CHORUS AND TRI-COUNTY HONOR CHOIR CONCERT

The Wooster Chorus, under the direction of Lisa Wong, along with the Tri-County Honor Choir, will present a concert.

Free and open to the public.

McGaw Chapel
340 E University St.
Music
October 18 7:30 p.m.

FALL ACADEMY OF RELIGION LECTURE
Mary Suydam, professor of religious studies emerita at Kenyon College, will present “From Joyful Exuberance to Disciplined Meditation and Back: Christian Mysticism Then and Now” at the sixth and final Fall Academy of Religion Lecture.

Free and open to the public.

Lean Lecture Room Wishart Hall
303 E University St.
Lecture
October 19 7:30 p.m.

ARCHAEOLOGY LECTURE SERIES
R. Scott Moore, professor of history at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will present “Trade and Commerce on Cyprus in the Roman Period”. Reception to follow.

Free and open to the public.

Lean Lecture Room Wishart Hall
303 E University St.
Lecture
October 21 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

ARCHAEOLOGY DAY
The 19th annual Archaeology Day.

Free and open to the public.

Lowry Center
1189 Beall Ave.
 
October 22 3 p.m.

WOOSTER CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES
The Brentano String Quartet will perform at the first Wooster Chamber Music Series concert of the season.

Tickets are $25.

Gault Recital Hall Scheide Music Center 525 E Universtiy St. Music
October 22 7:30 p.m.

FACULTY & GUEST RECITAL
Ioana Galu (violin), Peter Mowry (piano), and Christina Mathews (piano) will present a recital.

Free and open to the public.

Gault Recital Hall
Scheide Music Center
525 E University St.
Music 
October 24 7:30 p.m.

WOOSTER FORUM
Kirt Wilson, director of graduate studies and associate professor of rhetoric and political communication at Pennsylvania State University, will present “Confronting America’s Racial Paradox: The Civil Rights Movement in Popular Film and Political Imagination” as part of the Wooster Forum.

Free and open to the public.

McGaw Chapel
340 E University St.
Lecture
October 25 7:30 p.m.

LINDNER LECTURE IN ETHICS
Debra Satz, professor of philosophy at Stanford University, will present “Distributing Schooling: the Place and Meaning of Equal Educational Opportunity” at the 12th Lindner Lecture in Ethics.

Free and open to the public.

Lean Lecture Room Wishart Hall
303 E University St.
Lecture
October 26 7:30 p.m.

HELEN MURRAY FREE LECTURE
Bassam Shakharshiri, the William T. Evjue Distinguished Chair for the Wisconsin Idea in the department of chemistry and director of the Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will speak at the Helen Murray Free Lecture.

Free and open to the public.

Gault Recital Hall Scheide Music Center 525 E University St. Lecture
October 26-28, November 1-3 7:30 p.m.

THEATRE PRODUCTION "Madea"
Euripedes’ “Medea,” directed by Shirley Huston-Findley, will be performed Oct. 26-28 and Nov. 1-3 at 7:30 p.m., in Shoolroy Theatre.

General admission tickets are $9. Tickets for faculty, staff, and non-College of Wooster students as well as senior citizens are $6.

Shoolroy Theatre
329 E University St.
Theatre
October 29 1:30 p.m.

SCOT MARCHING BAND CONCERT
The Scot Marching Band, under the direction of Daniel Fleischaker, will present its annual fall concert, featuring highlights from the 2017 football season.

Free and open to the public.

McGaw Chapel
340 E University St.
Music
November 2 7 p.m.

WOOSTER SCIENCE CAFÉ
Matt Mariola, assistant professor of environmental studies at Wooster, will present “What Do We Mean by Agricultural Sustainability? Reflections from Southern Chile” at the third Wooster Science Café.

Free and open to the public.

Spoon Market & Deli 144 W Liberty St. Lecture
November 4 7:30 p.m.

JAZZ ENSEMBLE CONCERT
The College of Wooster Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Jeffrey Lindberg, will present a concert.

Tickets are $10.

Freedlander Theatre 329 E University St. Music
November 10-11 7:30 p.m.

WOOSTER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT
The Wooster Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Jeffrey Lindberg, will present concerts.

Tickets are $10.

Gault Recital Hall Scheide Music Center 525 E University St.  Music
November 16-18 7:30 p.m.

FALL DANCE CONCERT
The Department of Theatre and Dance will present its annual Fall Dance Concert, directed by Kim Tritt.

Free and open to the public.

Freedlander in the Round 
329 E University St.
Theatre
November 19 3 p.m.

WOOSTER CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES
The Gryphon Trio will perform at the second Wooster Chamber Music Series concert of the season.

Tickets are $25.

Gault Recital Hall Scheide Music Center 525 E University St. Music 
December 1 7:30 p.m.

WOOSTER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA HOLIDAY CONCERT
The Wooster Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Jeffrey Lindberg, will present a holiday concert.

Tickets are $10.

McGaw Chapel
340 E University St.
Music
December 2 7:30 p.m.

WOOSTER CHORUS & WOOSTER SINGERS CONCERT
The Wooster Chorus and The Wooster Singers, under the direction of Lisa Wong, will present a concert.

Free and open to the public.

Gault Recital Hall Scheide Music Center 525 E University St. Music
December 7 7 p.m.

WOOSTER SCIENCE CAFÉ
Shauna Brummet, president and CEO of BioHio Research Park, will present “A Peruvian Adventure – Alpacas and their Quechua Shepherds” at the fourth Wooster Science Café.

Free and open to the public.

Spoon Market & Deli 144 W Liberty St. Lecture