Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, a 1988 Goshen College graduate, and internationally-known author, broadcaster, editor and literary critic, will present Goshen College’s annual S.A. Yoder Lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. The event, titled “A Daily Assortment of Astonishing Things,” will take place in the Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall and is free and open to the public.
VOCES8, a British vocal ensemble that has been established as one of the most versatile and best-loved singing groups in the world, will perform in Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall on Friday, Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m.
An hour-long choral piece sung in a dozen different languages, written by Mennonite composer Larry Nickel, will be the focus of a public symposium and concert on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 in the Goshen College Music Center.
Two local choral ensembles will unite for a special choral concert on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. The Goshen College Chamber Choir will join with St. Joseph Valley Camerata, an area professional choir under the direction of Dr. Scott Hochstetler, associate professor of music.
The award-winning Ulysses Quartet will perform on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 at 4 p.m. in the Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall as part of the Rieth Chamber Series.
The 2016 Goshen College Culture for Service Awards will be presented to Ellah Wakatama Allfrey ’88 and Dr. Doug Schwartzentruber ’78. The 2016 Dr. Ruth Gunden Champion of Character Award will go to Aletha Stahl ’89, and the Dr. Roman Gingerich Champion of Character Award will go to James Gingerich ’66.
Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, John Freeman, Aleksander Hemon and Aminatta Forna, four internationally-acclaimed and award-winning writers, will take part in a conversation at Goshen College on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Newcomer Center, Room 17. The event is free and open to the public.
The Goshen College Biology Department will host a two-day symposium during Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 7-8, to celebrate accomplishments of alumni, notably the class of 1966, in addressing global food insecurity.
Balasz Pirot, a Hungarian citizen who graduated in May 2016, will treat guests to a traditional Hungarian meal and a brief overview of Hungary’s history, economy, culture, attractions and famous people on Oct. 11 at noon in the Church-Chapel Fellowship Hall
The Goshen College Theater Department will perform “Party Favors,” the winning play in the 2016 Goshen College Peace Play Contest, during Homecoming Weekend on Oct. 7 at 8 p.m., Oct. 8 at 4 p.m. and Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. in the college’s Umble Center.