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This competitive exhibition was open to all Mississippi high school juniors, and seeks to recognize the creativity, artistic talent, and drawing skills of students across the state. An exhibition of the selected works will be displayed in the Gallery of Art and Design on The University of Southern Mississippi campus throughout the summer of 2016.
Free concert by the tremendously talented Nicholas Ciraldo, Associate Professor of Music in the Southern Miss School of Music. Want a preview? See Nick on YouTube!
2016-09-06 07:30 PM 2016-09-06 09:00 PM America/Chicago Nicholas Ciraldo Faculty Artist Series Marsh Auditorium, Southern Miss School of Music
"Reading Mary Mann Hamilton’s memoir Trials of the Earth (Little, Brown; July 12, 2016) is like opening a lost vault or digging up a time capsule of the American past. Told in the frank yet humble vernacular of the hardscrabble pioneers of the late 19th century and early 20th century, it is the only known first-person account of one woman’s struggles and triumphs taming the Mississippi Delta. It is not only a remarkable story that will resonate with readers of fiction and nonfiction alike, it is also an important historical document; and Mary’s unique voice is a testament to the strength of women during a time in which they had very few individual rights of their own." – Ben Bruton
2016-09-08 05:30 PM 2016-09-08 07:00 PM America/Chicago Kerry Hamilton on Trials of the Earth by Mary Mann Hamilton Peck House, 3601 Pearl St., Hattiesburg Department of Philosophy and Religion
Regardless of discipline, the growing presence of digital archives has challenged all of us to ask innovative questions about our research and teaching. In the process, they have opened a number of radical challenges and opportunities in the classroom, encouraging faculty and students to incorporate archival materials into their scholarly work.
Join the Arts & Letters Digital Archives Research Group for a primer on Archives and Digital Humanities.
2016-09-14 03:30 PM 2016-09-14 05:00 PM America/Chicago Archives and Digital Humanities 101 Digital Archives Research Group LAB 203, Southern Miss College of Arts and Letters
The SICC is an honor choir which gives high school and community college students the opportunity to rehearse great music with clinicians from around the country, learn valuable singing skills and make friendships that last a lifetime. Every year for the past 13 years, more than 500 students from the tri-state area come to the Hattiesburg campus the last Monday of September. Participants not only experience music making at its finest, but also enjoy and explore the beautiful Hattiesburg campus – some for first time. Many students fall in love with the campus, the abundance of campus activities, and the School of Music.
2016-09-27 03:30 PM 2016-09-02 05:00 PM America/Chicago SICC Concert Southern Invitational Choral Conference Main Street Baptist Church, Hattiesburg School of Music
The Power of Influence includes two of the most famous works in the symphonic repertoire, Robert Schumann’s famous Piano Concerto in A minor and Johannes Brahms’ spectacular Symphony No. 2 in D major. Brahms came under the influence of Schumann beginning in the early 1850s. His relationship with both Robert and Clara Schumann had a significant and long-lasting effect on his musical and personal life. When one hears a concert where Schumann opens the program and Brahms brings it to a close, it is impossible not to hear and feel the powerful relationship between the two.
Conductors: Jay Dean and Ivan del Prado
2016-09-29 07:30 PM 2016-09-29 09:00 PM America/Chicago Power of Influence Southern Miss Symphony Orchestra Mannoni Performing Arts Center, Southern Miss School of Music
University of North Georgia Professor Alex Kraft will be visiting the Southern Miss Department of Art & Design on Monday, August 29. Alex will give a hands-on workshop were participants will learn how to create surface designs in reverse on paper and transfer these hidden images to clay through a mono-printing technique. Professor Kraft will also give a slide presentation at the ceramics studio in the 3D Arts Building. This event is sponsored by the Department of Art & Design and the USM Artist Guild and it is free and open to the public.
2016-08-29 10:00 AM 2016-08-29 04:00 PM America/Chicago Alex Kraft, Ceramics Visiting Artist 3D Arts Building, Southern Miss Department of Art and Design
"Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancée’s dad. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers.
"Holed up at The Cricketers’ Arms, the permanently ravenous Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police and waiting to be re-united with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart. Simple." - nationaltheatre.org
2016-09-01 07:30 PM 2016-09-01 10:00 PM America/Chicago One Man, Two Guvnors National Theatre Live Tatum Theatre, Southern Miss Department of Theatre
The Mississippi Scholastic Press Association and the University of Southern Mississippi's School of Mass Communication and Journalism invite all Mississippi high schools to participate in the 2016 South Mississippi Fall High School Journalism Workshop set for Thursday, September 29. This one-day event will be held on the Hattiesburg Campus of Southern Miss where students will have the opportunity to rotate through different sessions to sharpen their skills on all things related to mass communication and journalism.
The workshop is from 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 29 and costs $20 per student. More information and registration at 2016 MSPA Journalism Day at Southern Miss.
2016-09-29 08:00 AM 2016-09-29 02:30 PM America/Chicago MSPA Day Journalism Workshop Thad Cochran Center, Southern Miss School of Mass Communication and Journalism
"As a scientific entity, the body, our bodies, is continually being written upon and inscribed by others' knowledge" (Probyn 1992). This series aims to investigate how the body is viewed historically, socially, technologically, culturally, performatively, economically, and environmentally. The series will include six public events incorporating lectures, round tables, performances, and visual art displays, and features perspectives from sociology, fashion merchandising, disability studies, social work, performance studies, and cultural studies.
This session will provide an overview of topics to be covered throughout the series, including the individual body versus the corporate body, issues of race/class/gender expression via bodies, how bodies are seen to advertisers and via social media, can a “body” be separated from the “mind”, and other related topics.
2016-09-15 05:30 PM 2016-09-15 07:00 PM America/Chicago Fleshed Out: The Body Politic What Is A Body? Intermezzo at Woods Gallery, Southern Miss Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
The War & Society Roundtable, a joint community and university monthly reading group, has been in existence since 2006. Sponsored jointly by Southern Miss’s Dale Center for the Study of War and Society and the Library of Hattiesburg, Petal, and Forrest County, the Roundtable focuses on a different war and society book each month of the academic year. A friendly but spirited discussion about the book is moderated by a history faculty member from Southern Miss. The Roundtable is a great way for community members, faculty, and students to interact while exploring topics of mutual interest. Copies of each month’s book—generously provided by the Friends of the Hattiesburg Library—are available for loan at the Hattiesburg Public Library well in advance of each meeting. The Roundtable is free to the public.
About The Ocean Is a Wilderness: "Historians have long maintained that the rise of the British empire brought an end to the great age of piracy, turning the once violent Atlantic frontier into a locus of orderly commerce by 1730. In this book, Guy Chet reassesses that view by documenting the persistence of piracy, smuggling, and other forms of illegal trade throughout the eighteenth century despite ongoing governmental campaigns to stamp it out." – Amazon.com
2016-09-13 06:00 PM 2016-09-13 08:00 PM America/Chicago War and Society Roundtable Tyler A. Rotter on The Ocean Is a Wildnerness Hattiesburg Public Library Department of History
The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus presents leading American energy expert Jay Hakes, author of A Declaration of Energy Independence, in a lecture that discusses America’s energy policies from past to present and how diverse fields of academic study can cooperate to rescind the mythologies that surround the world of energy.
Sponsored by the College of Arts & Letters, Honors College, and the Offices of the Associate Provost and Vice President.
2016-09-08 06:00 PM 2016-09-08 08:00 PM America/Chicago Jay Hakes Creating a Sustainable Engery Future Hardy Hall Ballroom, Gulf Park Campus, Southern Miss College of Arts & Letters
The Department of English presents the Graduate Reading Series featuring original fiction and poetry by C4W students, Monic Ductan, Stephanie Phillips, Charlee Meiners, and Matthew Schmidt.
2016-09-02 08:00 PM 2016-09-02 09:30 PM America/Chicago Graduate Reading Series C4W T-Bones Cafe, Hattiesburg Department of English
RECEPTION AND AWARDS
Make Your Mark
TRIALS OF THE EARTH
Kerry W. Hamilton
Power of Influence
Alex Kraft, Ceramics
NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE
One Man, Two Guvnors
THE BODY POLITIC
What Is a "Body"?
Atlantic Piracy, T.A. Rotter
ENERGY PANEL & LECTURE
POETRY AND FICTION
Graduate Reading Series