Current Ripon News

Fiction author Sugi Ganeshananthan to read Feb. 5

Fiction writer Sugi Ganeshananthan, author of Love Marriage, will give a reading from her work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, in Lane Library. Admission is free. Her visit is sponsored by the College’s Visiting Writers Series. Ganeshananthan is a fiction writer and journalist. She grew up in Bethesda, Maryland, and has lived in Virginia, Iowa, New Hampshire, New York,… Continue reading

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Singer to perform spirituals Feb. 6

Bass-baritone Frank Ward Jr. will present a voice recital, “An Evening of Spirituals,” Friday, Feb. 6, at Ripon College. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. It will be free and open to the public. Selections will include “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot,” “I’ve Been In De Storm,” “Nobody Knows de… Continue reading

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English course reorganized around social change

In my position at Ripon College, I teach courses with names like Major Author: Shakespeare and Foundations of English Literature — courses focused on the time-tested canon of early British literature. Yet, as a graduate student at the University of Iowa, I wrote a dissertation on the ways that some contemporary theater companies use Shakespeare’s plays to address issues of… Continue reading

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Oshkosh painter to exhibit work

“Signifiers and Imposters,” an exhibit of work by artist Trina May Smith, will be on view Jan. 30 through March 15 in the Caestecker Gallery, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. A talk by the artist will begin at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Rodman Center lobby. An opening reception will follow in the… Continue reading

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Brass Trio performs Jan. 30

V3NTO Brass Trio will perform Jan. 30 as part of the Chamber Music and Jazz at Ripon music series. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. Ticket information is available by calling 920-748-8126. This ensemble is dedicated to expanding the boundaries of the brass trio repertoire, including new works, Georgian… Continue reading

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Duehrings to receive Ripon College Founders’ Day Award

Dave and Karen Stoddard Duehring of Green Lake will be honored by Ripon College with its annual Founders’ Day Award Jan. 27. The award is presented to an individual or organization in Ripon and surrounding communities who exemplifies the ideals behind the creation of Ripon College in 1851. The ceremony celebrating the 164th anniversary of the College’s founding will be… Continue reading

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