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October 15 7 PM LECTURE

John Coggeshall, professor of anthropology at Clemson University, will present “You’d Better Learn Your History!: Challenges to an African-American Presence in Southern Appalachia.” 

Free and open to the public.
Lean Lecture Room Wishart Hall
303 E University St.
Lecture
October 17 7:30 PM FALL ACADEMY OF RELIGION LECTURE

Nellika Little, senior transition advisor at Development Transformations who has worked in conflict zones in Afghanistan, Kosovo, South Sudan, and Syria for the Asia Foundation, the United Nations, and the United States Institute of Peace, will present “Recognizing the Worthwhile in the Futile: A Personal Reflection on Working Within the Syrian Conflict in Hope for Healing to Come” 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 20 11 AM - 4 PM ARCHAEOLOGY DAY

The 20th annual Archaeology Day.

Free and open to the public.
Lowry Center 1189 Beall Ave. Lecture
October 24 7 PM ART EXHIBITION FILM SCREENING

The films “Endless Dreams and Water Between” and “Hydra Decapita” will be shown as part of the current exhibition The Ocean After Nature. Must be 18 years or older to attend.

Free and open to the public. 
Ebert Art Center 223
1220 Beall Ave.
Art
October 24 7:30 PM FALL ACADEMY OF RELIGION LECTURE

Max Lesko, chief of staff and director for the national organizing and intergovernmental outreach Children’s Defense Fund, will present “Children in America” 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 25 - 27 7:30 PM THEATRE PRODUCTION

Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” directed by Shirley Huston-Findley.

General admission tickets are $9. Tickets for faculty, staff, and non-College of Wooster students as well as senior citizens are $6.
Freedlander Theatre Theatre
October 30 7:30 PM HELEN MURRAY FREE LECTURE

Joseph Francisco, the President’s Distinguished Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences, will speak at the Helen Murray Free Lecture.

Free and open to the public.
Ruth W. Williams Hall room 060
931 College Mall
Lecture
November 2 7:30 PM FACULTY RECITAL

Kimberly Zaleski (flute) will present a recital.

Free and open to the public.
Gault Recital Hall Scheide Music Center 525 E University St. Music
November 3 7:30 PM 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 4 1:30 PM SCOT MARCHING BAND CONCERT

The Scot Marching Band, under the direction of Daniel Fleischaker, will present its annual fall concert, featuring highlights from the 2018 football season.

Free and open to the public.
McGaw Chapel
340 E University St.
Music
November 4 3 PM WOOSTER CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

The Dover String Quartet 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
November 7 7 PM ART EXHIBITION FILM SCREENING

The film “Wasserwege (Waterways)” will be shown as part of the current exhibition The Ocean After Nature. A discussion will follow lead by Mareike Herrmann, professor of German and film studies at Wooster. Must be 18 years or older to attend.

Free and open to the public.
Ebert Art Center Room 223
1220 Beall Ave.
Art
November 7 7 PM WOOSTER SCIENCE CAFE

Denise Byrnes, associate professor of computer science at Wooster along with four students, will present “Virtual Reality: How to Trick the Senses in Virtual Environments” at the third Wooster Science Café.

Free and open to the public.
Spoon Market & Deli
144 W Liberty St.
Lecture
November 12 7:30 PM ARCHAEOLOGY LECTURE SERIES

Helena Tomas, associate professor of archaeology at the University of Zagreb, Croatia, will present “Linear A: Deciphering Europe’s Earliest Script”. Reception to follow.

Free and open to the public.
Lean Lecture Room Wishart Hall
303 E University St.
Lecture
November 15 - 17 7:30 PM 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, but tickets are required.
Freedlander in the Round
329 E University St.
Theatre
November 17 - 18 7:30 PM, 4 PM 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
December 1 7:30 PM 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 5 7 PM WOOSTER SCIENCE CAFE

Lisa Robbins from The Ohio State University Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, will present “The Science of Wine” at the fourth Wooster Science Café.

Free and open to the public.
Spoon Market & Deli
144 W Liberty St.
Lecture
December 6 7 PM PERCUSSION & AFRICAN DIASPORA ENSEMBLES CONCERT

A Percussion and African Diaspora Ensembles Concert will take place.

Free and open to the public.
Gault Recital Hall Scheide Music Center
525 E University St.
Music