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COL: Film and Lecture Series 2023-2024: Spring 2022 Film and Lecture Series

"We are excited to announce our 2021-2022 Film and Lecture Series--please mark your calendars and stay tuned for more details about guest speakers and events! We have exciting plans and collaborations coming up this year.  

Unless otherwise noted, events are held in the John Edson Anglin Performing Arts Center and are free and open to the public." 

-  Leigh Kolb, English and Journalism Instructor, Student Media Adviser, English, Journalism and Mass Media Faculty Mentor

January and February

Sunday, Jan. 23 – Annual MLK Celebration (hosted by Neighbors United - Undoing Racism)  

CANCELED - Thursday, February 3 - Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property Film Screening 
View the film on your own through image below.  ECC Library login required.

February - April ECC All-Campus Read

February through April: ECC All-Campus Read (Student Life and Leadership and Film and Lecture Series): The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood  


Wednesday, April 6 at 7 p.m. – The Handmaid’s Tale Culminating Event (Presentation/Panel Discussion)

All-Campus Read "The Handmaid's Tale" Culminating Event: Panel Discussion, Wednesday, April 6 at 7 p.m. in the John Edson Anglin Performing Arts Center via Zoom. You can attend in person or via Zoom.

Our visiting scholars: Dr. Debrah Raschke, Professor of English at Southeast Missouri State University,  Rachel Robison-Greene, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Utah State University. Charlene Elsby, Ph.D., is a former Program Director and Assistant Professor of Philosophy, currently working as a Policy Analyst for the Tri-Agency Institutional Programs Secretariat within the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

Click here to join via Zoom.

March and Apil

Thursday, March 3 at 7 p.m. - Growing Up Female Documentary  

Wednesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. - Sylvia Plath’s Three Women (A Radio Play) - Staged Reading

Friday and Saturday, April 1 and 2 - Riverside Short Film Festival (Downtown New Haven at the Walt Theatre)   

Tuesday, April 26 – Night and Fog Documentary Screening  

Night and Fog is a 1956 French documentary short film. Directed by Alain Resnais, it was made 10 years after the liberation of Nazi concentration camps. The title is taken from the notorious Nacht und Nebel (German for "Night and Fog") program of abductions and disappearances decreed by the Nazis on December 7, 1941.

Guest Lecturer: Kerri Flynn is a 23-year veteran of the classroom; she has taught English to grade 7-12 students and currently teaches Social Studies at Washington High School. She is also an adjunct professor of Psychology and Sociology with East Central College.

Thursday, April 28 – Poetry Reading Hosted with the ECC English Department, Thursday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in HS 100

Join us as we celebrate National Poetry Month. (There will also be a Zoom link to stream the event.) 


Lisa Haag is a poet, essayist, and freelance writer who also teaches writing courses at college and graduate levels.


Katie Holtmeyer lives, writes, and teaches in Missouri.