This week at Antioch College we are starting three exciting new events series:
1) A documentary series on the state of the US electoral system we have titled Democracy in Jeopardy. The first film is "Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story" (2009), and it details the rise and increasing sophistication of negative campaigning; the film will be screened at the Herndon Gallery this Thursday, Feb. 3, at 7:00 pm. See Morgan Fellows Present Film Series.
2) Fireside Readings, a series of young, emerging multi-ethnic creative writers (and a couple of well-established writers, as well) reading their work at the Coretta Scott King Center. The first event is a reading by the acclaimed Haitian novelist Myriam Chancy, this Sunday, Feb. 6, at 2:00 pm. See Morgan Fellows Present Readings.
3) Canceled - will be rescheduled. The Future of Education, a series co-organized with the Yellow Springs School Board, which seeks to bring cutting-edge thinking in K-12 education to the Yellow Springs community. The first speaker is innovator Matt Fischer, Tuesday Feb 2, at the Herndon Gallery (although please check the web for updates on this event due to weather). The second event features Antioch alums Deborah Meier, MacArthur Genius Award winner and author of many books on progressive education, and Shadia Alvarez, Assistant Principal for the Collegiate Institute in the Bronx; they will be speaking at the Herndon Gallery on Saturday, Feb. 12, at 3:00 pm. See Future of Education Series kicks off.