Curious about life at Connecticut College?
Join students, faculty and staff at our new Google+ Hangout series. Each week features a different topic, and you can jump in and get your questions answered on air by tweeting with the hashtag #CChangouts. Watch and participate right here at www.conncoll.edu/cchangouts.
Conversations begin at 7 p.m. (eastern time) and last about 45 minutes. After the live broadcast, the conversations are recorded and can be watched right here!
Tuesday, April 16 @ 7 p.m.
Water impacts almost every aspect of life and is studied through viewpoints ranging from scientific to political. Join moderator Doug Thompson, professor of geology and director of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment, and a panel of faculty and students who are grappling with the changes facing this important natural resource.
Wednesday, April 17 @ 7 p.m.
Join this lively discussion led by Larry Vogel, professor of philosophy, during which a panel of professors and students grapple with your questions about happiness and the meaning of life..
Sunday, April 31 @ 7 p.m
When we experience an idea, a piece of music or vigorous physicality, how do we respond emotionally, viscerally and intellectually? When do we experience that singularly focused state called flow? Join Heidi Henderson, associate professor of dance, and a group of students and faculty who will explore how "being moved" fits into our lives at Connecticut College.
Wednesday, April 24 @ 7 p.m.
We rely on translation to bridge the gap between languages and cultures. But are there concepts that simply defy translation? Join Jim Austin, associate professor of French and film, who will lead faculty and students who use the art and science of translation in their daily work in a discussion to find out what you — and they — might be missing.