A transition time for Nonstop

Dec 1st, 2011

Since its launch after the shut-down of Antioch College, the educators and artists of Nonstop Institute have been nothing if not flexible and creative. And their flexibility is being called upon once again, as Nonstop members adapt to the newest phase of the group’s existence. At the end of this month Nonstop will let go of its Millworks home, but its members will continue to sponsor cultural, educational and artistic events for the community.

And while the nonprofit Nonstop will no longer have a physical space, its members remain dedicated to their mission of providing an opportunity for civic dialogue on issues relevant to Yellow Springs, ranging from the increasingly difficult environment for liberal arts colleges, as illustrated by Antioch’s closing, to the challenges of sustainability in a small town.

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Mar 25th, 2011

Tonight’s guests have all worked together as part of a cultural geography group called The Compass. All are also active as artists, critics, and teachers whose individual and collaborative work over the last decade has been about invigorating public space and accessible communications networks…

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Mar 18th, 2010

On March 5, 2010, Neil Coletta, an Antioch College Alum’02, gave a talk at the Nonstop Institute titled Culinary Studies at Antioch College: John Ronsheim’s Influence on Food Studies. Mr. Coletta is the Assistant Director of Programs in Food, Wine & the Arts at Boston University. Mr. Coletta’s presentation explores some of the intersections between this place [Antioch College] and the scholarly study of food – past, present and future.

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Aug 26th, 2009

An overview of the Nonstop facility and recent public events, including the installation of Nonstop’s emergency shelter at the University of Minnesota’s Reworking The University conference. Nonstop personnel lectured and presented emergency arts and education structures at the conference.


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Dec 7th, 2008

A brief overview of Nonstop in images and sounds.


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Nov 5th, 2008

Prominent scholar and activist Cary Nelson examines the struggle between corporate investment, labor rights, and academic freedom in higher education. As part of his analysis Nelson discusses the effort to reclaim Antioch College from Antioch University and the subsequent birth of the Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute.

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Oct 12th, 2008

Andrew Manieri recently held a Nonstop workshop on his farm about the practice of permaculture. Nonstop is a liberal arts intervention with a strong connection to the values and ethics of permaculture. Nonstop also seeks to preserve diversity and improve the ecosystem around us; but for us, this stewardship takes place in the world of thought and ideas.

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Sep 19th, 2008

This action kit is your toolbox for performing a tactical liberal arts intervention. Print and share the recent press coverage of Nonstop. If your friends still don’t get it – show them the video.

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Aug 27th, 2008

The Rude Mechanical Orchestra (RMO) gathered with scores of Nonstop supporters in downtown Yellow Springs to celebrate the start of the institute’s first semester.