Events Calendar

Friday, April 14

7 p.m.–10 p.m.: El Centro Volunteer Initiative Art Gala in the Carnegie Building Root Room

Donated art will be sold to support ECVI, a non-profit that supports the Latinx community of the greater Lorain County area. The organization works to help support members of the local community achieve citizenship, access resources, and more.

Saturday, April 15

11 a.m.–6 p.m.: Oberlin Culture Fest in Tappan Square

The Multicultural Resource Commons presents a celebration of student and community members’ cultures. The event is set to feature student performances, food trucks, and a bouncy house.

7:30 p.m.: Open Iftar: Ramadan Sunset Dinner in Moffett Auditorium

Sponsored by the Muslim Students Association, the MENA Program, Oberlin Shansi, the Politics department, and the History department, this multifaith event is set to feature Afghan food and hot tea.

Tuesday, April 18

4:30 p.m.: “The Women of Iran Have Risen Up: Should You Care?” in King Building, room 106

Iranian-American Jewish journalist and writer Roya Hakakian will present a lecture titled “The Women of Iran Have Risen Up: Should You Care?” She has written for various publications including The New York Times, The New York Review of Books, and The Atlantic. Hakakian will also lead a creative writing workshop on Monday at 4:30 p.m. in King Building, room 123, titled “Riveting Tales: A Workshop on Non-Fiction Writing.”

Wednesday, April 19

4:30p.m.: Dr. Lady J Discusses the War on Drag in Dye Lecture Hall

Sponsored by the Assemblies Committee and the Drag Ball Committee, Cleveland-based drag performer Dr. Lady J will discuss the current political climate surrounding drag.

7–9 p.m.: Healthy Relationships workshop in King Building, room 327

Hosted by PRSM as part of its Consent Month programming, this workshop will explore healthy and effective communication and boundary-setting.