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The Dartmouth Centers Forum as a group, and its members individually, present events throughout the academic year in support of the current theme. To review events the DCF and its member organizations have already sponsored in support of the theme see the past events page.

Programming Sponsored by DCF Members

Please check back often to learn about newly scheduled events related to the theme, Envisioning the World We Want.  The following are highlighted events in the Spring Term 2018. 

Gob Squad Collective’s War and Peace
Friday and Saturday, April 6 & 7
8 pm
The Moore Theater, Hopkins Center
Known for devised theater on big topics, this UK- and Germany-based collective uses Tolstoy’s epic as a launch pad for cheeky, insightful new theater. Reenacting the salon that opens War and Peace, the cast selects audience members to join them onstage for drinks, discourse and brief, over-the-top bits inspired by the book. Readings, improv, live video, even a fashion show are woven together to explore Tolstoy’s enduring question: is it possible to be moral in a deeply flawed world?

“Venezuela’s Political and Economic Crisis”
Javier Corrales, Professor of Political Science, Amherst College
Tuesday, April 17
4:30-6 pm
Haldeman 041
Co-sponsored by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, LALACS and the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding

Koop Lecture: Gary Taube, author of The Case Against Sugar, Why We Get Fat and Good Calories, Bad Calories
Wednesday, April 25
Rockefeller 003
Co-sponsored by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, C. Everett Koop Institute, Geisel School of Medicine, and the Norris Cotton cancer Center

Afro-Black Paris – Future/Past Symposium
Friday, April 27-Saturday, April 28
Co-sponsored by AAAS and the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center

Hood Museum of Art presents The Dr. Allen W. Root Contemporary Art Distinguished Lectureship
Times out of Joint: or, When Arab Art Will Have Been Modern
Hannah Feldman, Associate Professor of Art History, Northwestern University
Thursday, May 17, 2018
4:45pm to 5:45pm
Carpenter 013

This talk performs a double investigation of historiographic accounts of modern and contemporary art made in North Africa and the Middle East. On the one hand, it considers several artists whose work might be said to operate in the temporality provided by the grammatical "future perfect." On the other hand, it historicizes the role of the contemporary art critic.

Last Updated: 2/22/18