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News and Events

NEWS

April 2014: On Wednesday, April 30, the Department of Philosophy and Humanities hosted a talk by David Schweickart, author of After Capitalism. This talk was well-attended and provided important insight into questions of capitalism and its relaion to the current economic and environmental crisis. After the talk, Schweickart joined the Honors Student-Faculty seminar for a discussion about Karl Marx and the alternative to capitalism. The class had been studying Marx all semester and enjoyed using their knowledge to engage in dialogue with Schweickart.

April 2014: Creating Justice: A Symposium Celebrating Art in People's Movements was held on Saturday, April 12th 1 pm - 8 pm at Oakton Community College. This event is free and attended by 200 people. The keynote speaker was Nicolas Lampert, presenting on activism in art. Workshops and presentations throughout the day included themes of political theater, hip hop and immigratino, art, and organizing. The day ended with phenomenal performances by Ugochi and Rebel Diaz.


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IMPORTANT DATES


November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

November 27, 28
Thanksgiving recess. College closed.

November 29, 30
Thanksgiving recess. No classes; College open.

December 16, 17
Evaluation Days.

December 17
Last day of student attendance.

December 18
Grading Day. Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

December 19
Grades due.

December 24 - January 4
College closed.

January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

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