Updated: May 4, 2013 6:12AM
Humanities Festival: Calumet College of St. Joseph, 2400 New York Ave., Whiting, will host its second annual Humanities Festival from April 8-12. The public is invited to scheduled events
April 8: The display “How Economic Competition Shaped — and Reshaped — the Calumet Region” by Steve McShane and the Calumet Regional Archive, opens in the Bishop Andrew G. Grutka Archives. The keynote address “Reclaiming Competition: Excellence, Ethics, and Enjoyment” will be given at 4 p.m. by David Light Shields in the Rittenmeyer Athletic Center, and “The Spirit of Competition” art show will open at 6 p.m. in the Blackbox Lobby.
April 9: A Humanities Festival Debate featuring Chris Buczinsky and Kirk Robinson will be held at 1 p.m. in room 200 with the proposition “Competition in elementary school does more good than harm.” The Humanities Festival film series will features “The Great Debaters” at 7 p.m. in Room 200.
April 10: Monster paint-off! is scheduled for 4 p.m. in Art Room; and the Humanities Festival film series continues with “61” at 7 p.m. in room 200.
April 11: Calumet Regional Archivist Steve McShane will lead the discussion “How Economic Competition Shaped — and Reshaped — the Calumet Region” at 10:15 in the CCSJ Bishop Grutka Archives; the student forum “How Do You Compete in the Job Market?” will be held at noon in the Study Buddy; and a creative writing discussion of Julia Alvarez’s “In the Time of Butterflies,” followed by the introduction of the 2013 literary magazine “Competition in the Arts!” is scheduled for 5 p.m. in the Black Box Lobby. The Humanities Festival film series continues with “Moneyball” at 7 p.m. in room 200.
April 12: The college’s baseball team plays Trinity Christian College on Faculty Appreciation Day at 4 p.m. in Oil City Stadium.
April 13: Professor Kirk Robinson will be the featured poet on the Indiana Humanities website.