Academic Affairs sponsors a wide array of events, lectures, and symposia featuring Middlebury faculty.

Middlebury faculty are eager to share their research and creative works to further knowledge and foster conversation. Faculty, students, and staff are encouraged to attend signature events such as the Clifford Symposium, the Fall Faculty Forum, and the Carol Rifelj Faculty Lecture series, as well as additional academic events included in the calendar listings below. For faculty publication information, see individual faculty profiles.

See our faculty meeting calendar.

    Upcoming Events

    • The Myth of Left and Right

      What is the enduring philosophy, disposition, or essence uniting the various positions associated with the liberal and conservative ideologies of today? Nothing at all, according to brother academics Hyrum and Verlan Lewis.

      Dana Auditorium (Sunderland Language Center)

      Open to the Public
    • Weekly SOH Arts & Culture Hangout

      An engaging and fun way to experience and learn about Israeli art and culture.
      Each week will provide something new and different according to students’ requests - including making art and learning calligraphy; Mystical topics of spells, amulets, and witchcraft in ancient Judaism and contemporary Israel; watching Israeli films and shows; graffiti in Tel-Aviv and Jerusalem; listening to Israeli music; meeting interesting people from various sectors of Israel; and cooking and eating lots of Israeli foods.

      Munroe 416

      Open to the Public
    • The Moors

      Performances run from Thursday, December 1 through Saturday, December 3.

      The Department of Theatre presents The Moors written by Jen Silverman and directed by Michole Biancosino.

      Two sisters and a dog live out their lives on the bleak English moors, dreaming of love and power. The arrival of a hapless governess and a moor-hen set all three on a strange and dangerous path. The Moors is a dark comedy about love, desperation, and visibility.

      Post show talk-back after the Friday performance.

      Wright Theatre

      Open to the Public
    • History Majors Information Session

      Pizza Lunch with the History Department - Come have some pizza and talk with the History Department faculty about the major.

      Axinn Center Abernethy Room (221)

      Closed to the Public
    • Jazz Workshop

      The Music Department’s weekly jazz instruction and jam session. No previous jazz experience is needed; instrument proficiency is. Open to Middlebury College students only.

      Mahaney Arts Center 221

    • Documentary Screening: March of the Penguins

      The Biology SAC is hosting a documentary screening of ‘March of the Penguins’ as Emperor Penguins were just granted protection under the Endangered Species Act. The documentary depicts the yearly journey of the Emperor Penguins of Antarctica.

      Axinn Center 232

      Open to the Public

    Event Planning Resources

    • Before planning an event, visit the Office of Event Management for information on all elements of event planning, including catering and crowd control.
    • Media Services can help with your event’s media and technology needs.
    • If you are inviting a foreign national to participate in your event, please contact the Tax Office well in advance.