Calendar of Events

June 16, 2015; 7:00 p.m; Hand Art Center

Artist/Lecturer: Gerard Nadeau; AIA, LEED AP, artist/architect

The Hand Art Museum in collaboration with the Institute for Water and the Environment request funding to host Gerard Nadeau, AIA, LEED AP, an artist/architect who leads a participatory design and installation process called Art of Space. Gerard has organized several “space as event” installations where he invites members of the university and municipal communities to engage in all stages of the concept development, design, construction, and public events of spatial sculptures: structures that create spaces and that transform undervalued public or semi-public space.

Sponsor: Tonya Curran

September 30, 2015; 7:00 p.m.; Rinker Auditorium

Sane, Safe, Strong: Creating a Safe and Healthy Sexual Culture in Your Community.

Artists/Lecturers: Jaclyn Friedman

Jaclyn Friedman is a writer, performer, and activist, and the editor of the hit book Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape (one of Publishers’ Weekly’s Top 100 Books of 2009, and #11 on Ms. Magazine’s Top 100 Feminist Nonfiction of All Time list).Her second book was entitled What You Really Really Want: The Smart Girl’s Shame-Free Guide to Sex & Safety.

Sponsor: Elisabeth Poeter

November 9, 2015; Stetson Room

An Evening With Critics

A Pulitzer prize-winning critic, a magazine writer and a music and TV critic will talk about their work, careers, and their love of popular culture during a panel event. From The Real Housewives, to Miranda Lambert, race in Hollywood, to the appeal of teen dramas, we’ll talk about it all. The panelists include three expert writers.

Artist/Lecturer: Wesley Morris

Wesley Morris, who was just hired by The New York Times as critic-at-large from Grantland, and won the Pulitzer for film criticism in 2012, spent four years writing for Grantland, mostly about movies. He’s now a critic-at-large for The New York Times. For 10 years, he did film reviews atThe Boston Globe, where, in 2012, he won the Pulitzer Prize for criticism.

Artist/Lecturer: Sarah Rodman

Sarah Rodman covers television and popular music for the Living/Arts Section of The Boston Globe. She joined the staff in May of 2006 after spending six years as a columnist covering pop music and entertainment for The Boston Herald.

Artist/Lecturer: Damian Holbrook

Damian Holbrook, a senior writer for TV Guide Magazine and TV Insider, frequently moderates panels at Comic-Cons and appears on television. He has been elected to the board of the Television Critics Association, moderates panels at The Paley Center for Media and Comic-Cons on both coasts, in addition to appearing on Chelsea Lately, several TV Guide Network specials, and for one shining second, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Sponsor: Andy Denhart

February 2, 2016; DuPont-Ball Library

Work In Video Games

Artist/Lecturer: Chuck Larish

Mr. Larish is currently the lead sound designer for Golden Tee, the long-standing hit golf series that is found in bars and pubs throughout the world. His other production work includes scoring original music, sound design, and voice-over directing and editing on interactive children’s book titles, video games, mobile games, interactive language learning software, and radio commercials.

Sponsor: Ethan Greene and Nathan Wolek

February 9, 2016; Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall


Artists/Lecturers: Jorge Caballero;guitarist and composer

Concert and Student Composer Presentation – Composition Forum

Sponsor: Stephen Robinson