Stetson University

Calendar of Events

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September 23, 2014, 7:00 p.m., Stetson Room

Artist/Lecturer: Megan McLemore, senior researcher in the Health and Human Rights Division of Human Rights Watch

Lecture entitled Crime, Punishment and HIV, about the criminilization of sex workers.

Sponsor: Elisabeth Poeter

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Wednesday, October 15, 7:30 p.m., 25 Library

Story-telling from the People of Corn

Artists/Lecturers: Patricio Balona (Yukatek Maya), Nicolasa Jerónimo (Mam Maya), Pedro Zepeda (Seminole)

All three visitors are Native Americans from cultures with rich story-telling traditions and with a powerful connection to corn as sacred sustenance. The visitors will provide an evening of stories from they learned from their elders in their home communities.

Sponsor: Robert Sitler

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Saturday, January 24, 4 p.m., Lee Chapel

Artist/Lecturer: Florida ProMusica (8-voice choral/vocal ensemble)

Choral Residency involving a concert of a cappella music, primarily from the 16th century; the visit would include a concert of 60-75 minutes, a masterclass, and "talking" sessions as requested by Stetson ranging from performance practice of the period through building a career as a professional musician.

Sponsor: Mary Jane Christeson

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January 29-30, 2015

Artist/Lecturer: Dr. David Schmidtz

In the words of the Visiting Scholar Program, “The purpose of the program is to contribute to the intellectual life of the campus by making possible an exchange of ideas between the Visiting Scholars and the resident faculty and students.”

We have achieved that goal every time we have hosted a visiting scholar. Each of our past “visitors” has demonstrated a stimulating intellect while engaging our students in a two-day round of class meetings, seminars, and public lectures. This has been possible thanks to the support of the Artists & Lecturers Committee’s generous assistance.

Sponsor: Terry Grieb

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February 6, 2015, 7:30 p.m., Lee Chapel

Artists/Lecturers: William Bolcom, Joan Morris

Concert and Student Composer Presentation – Composition Forum

Sponsor: Manuel de Murga

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February 13, 2015, 7:30 p.m., Lee Chapel

Artist/Lecturer: Nina Scolnik, pianist

To present a solo piano recital (approximately 1:30 in duration) and master class for Stetson University students and prospective student guests (2:00 in duration).

Sponsor: Michael Rickman

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February 25-26, 2015, 7:30 p.m., Lee Chapel

Artists/Lecturers: Amadeus Guitar Duo, Dale Kavanagh (Canada) and Thomas Kirchhoff (Germany)

Concert/Master class/lecture in career skills class.

Sponsor: Stephen Robinson

 

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March 27, 2015, 7:30 p.m., Lee Chapel

Artist/Lecturer: Blair McMillen

Concert and Student Composer Presentation – Composition Forum.

Sponsor: Manuel de Murga

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