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We post resources from past programs whenever presenters share them with us.

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Workshops & Events

Triton Chess | Thursdays at 1:00 p.m.

Join us for a friendly game of chess each Thursday afternoon from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. during regular semesters. Students and community members welcome. Players at all levels and beginners welcome.

Join us live in the library, main level, or on Blackboard at this link. Chess sets and clocks are available in the library.

If you prefer to play online, look us up on lichess.org as Triton Team.

For more information, call Dr. Dubravka Juraga at 708-456-0300, ext. 3591.


Latinx Virtual Poetry Reading | Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

Join us for a virtual Latinx poetry reading hosted by the Triton College Library. Listen to or join in by reading your favorite poem by a Latinx author. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome.


Work-In-Progress | Thursday, October 15, 2020, at 1:00 p.m

 

Join us for a conversation with Rachel Rozycki, Triton College faculty, Visual, Performing and Communication Arts Department.

Rachel Rozycki is a documentary filmmaker, who Co-Produced Keep Talking following four Alaska Native women fighting to save Kodiak Alutiiq, an endangered language now spoken by less than 40 remaining fluent Native Elders. Rachel was also the Chicago/Midwest field producer for award winning filmmaker Trish Dalton and two time Oscar Winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy on the HBO documentary, “Student Athlete”.  In addition, she has contributed on a number of Kartemquin films including The Trials of Muhammad Ali (dir. Bill Siegel), the multi-award winning Life Itself (dir. Steve James), and the six-part series Hard Earned, which aired on Al Jazeera America. 

Rachel is currently producing the documentary series, “No One Asked You” about a group of comedians who advocate for reproductive rights using comedy. 

 

The event will be held remotely, via Blackboard at this link on Thursday, October 15, 2020, at 1 p.m. For more information, call Dr. Dubravka Juraga at (709) 456-0300, Ext. 3591.


Death Café | Wednesday, November 2, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.

DEATH ...What a powerful word! What a scary word! What a poignant word! What is death? How do you grieve? Why do we die?
Join us for our annual gathering in the Death Café where we gather to talk and share our thoughts and experiences about this important event in one’s life.

The event will be held on Blackboard at this link on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 12:00 p.m. For more information, call Dr. Dubravka Juraga at 708-456-0300, ext. 3591.


Poetry Reading: Lucas Jacob, The Seed Vault | Tuesday, November 29, 2020, at 1:30 p.m

 

The poet Lucas Jacob will be presenting his work to Triton College community in the library this fall. His the author of the full-length poetry collection The Seed Vault (Eyewear Publishing, 2019) and the chapbooks A Hole in the Light (Anchor & Plume Press, 2015) and Wishes Wished Just Hard Enough (Seven Kitchens Press, 2019). His poetry and prose have appeared in journals including Southwest Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Hopkins Review, and RHINO. He is a high school teacher whose career has brought him many wonderful things, including the honor of serving as a Fulbright Fellow in Budapest, Hungary. 

 

The event will be held remotely, via Blackboard at this link on Tuesday, November 29, 2020, at 1:030 p.m.

For more information, call Dr. Dubravka Juraga at 708-456-0300, ext. 3591.