Saturday, April 08, 2006

Oberlin Heritage Center program at Kendal at Oberlin

(press release)

The Oberlin Heritage Center invites you to a special presentation by Oberlin residents Elizabeth and Daniel Goulding of “Fun in Oberlin, Past and Present” which incorporates lighthearted excerpts from many Oberlin Oral History Project interviews conducted from the 1980s to the present. Among the Oberlinians, past and present, whose stories will be included are Millie Arthrell, Marvel Fields, Marianne Cochrane, Jack Cochrane, Mary Wright Fisk, Maynard Gott, Mildred Haines, Marion Bradley Kelly, Carl Kinney, Bill Long and Bob Thomas. Following the Gouldings’ presentation you’ll learn more about the ongoing work on the Oberlin Oral History Project that is being conducted by Oberlin Heritage Center volunteers. This Oberlin Heritage Center program is free and open to the public and will take place in Heiser Auditorium at Kendal at Oberlin, 600 Kendal Drive, on Monday, April 24th at 7:15 p.m.

Elizabeth Goulding studied at London's Royal academy of Dramatic Art as a Fulbright Scholar and received a Master of Dramatic Arts degree at Ohio University. She has enjoyed two Oberlin careers: as a theater director, she directed the highly successful Oberlin Community Theater for which she was named Oberlinian of the Year in 1978; and later as director of Meetings and Expositions with the National Association of College Stores. Since her retirement she has contributed to the Oberlin Heritage Center/O.H.I.O. by serving on its board and writing for its newsletter. Daniel Goulding, recently retired professor of Film Studies, Theater Arts, and Chair of the Art Department of Oberlin College, he is the author and contributing editor of five books and numerous critical essays and articles. A revised and expanded edition of his critically acclaimed book on Yugoslav and post-Yugoslav cinema has recently been published in both paperback and hardcover editions. Dan continues to maintain a full schedule of guest teaching and participation in both national and international symposia, scholarly panels and film festivals.

For more information, contact Pat Murphy, 440-774-1700, e-mail: