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Eagles Write! is Southern Miss’ fourth annual celebration of student writing, which coincides with the National Day on Writing on October 27, 2016. The National Day on Writing seeks to recognize and to celebrate all forms of writing and their authors. At Southern Miss, we want to do the same. Our celebration, Eagles Write!, will not only celebrate our students’ hard work and ingenuity, but will also help them to see the public work of the texts they produce. We want to recognize them as the authors they are. Therefore, the Eagles Write! celebration will consist of a month-long, public exhibit of nominated student writing (displayed in Cook Library Learning Commons) and will culminate in a student reading and reception on October 27 in the Speaking Center Workroom 4-6 p.m.
2016-10-27 04:00 PM 2016-10-27 6:00 PM America/Chicago EaglesWrite! A Celebration of Student Writing Speaking Center Workroom, Cook Library, Southern Miss Department of English
In a Languages Across the Curriculum (LAC) program, content courses in English (such as history, business or communications) are paired with sections of world language courses, where students deepen their knowledge of the field in global contexts, while strengthening their language skills. On Thursday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. in LAB 101, Dr. Greg Moreland of the University of Florida (UF) will outline the different models that a LAC program can take, highlight what has been implemented at UF (with an emphasis on financing and staffing the program over time, with varying levels of institutional support) and then address questions and comments from those in attendance.
2016-10-27 06:00 PM 2016-10-27 07:30 PM America/Chicago Languages Across the Curriculum Greg Moreland, U of Florida LAB 101, Southern Miss Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
"First film adaptation, directed by Rupert Julian, of Gaston Leroux’s novel. The film features Lon Chaney in the title role as the deformed Phantom who haunts the Paris Opera House, causing murder and mayhem in an attempt to force the management to make the woman he loves a star. It is most famous for Lon Chaney’s intentionally horrific, self-applied make-up, which was kept a studio secret until the film’s premiere."
2016-10-31 08:30 PM 2016-10-31 10:00 PM America/Chicago Phantom of the Opera Accompanied by Doug Rust Marsh Auditorium, Southern Miss School of Music
Part of the enormously popular Interdisciplinary Investigations series, this session investigates how technologies that assess our bodies for fitting, fixing, aiding (and hindering?) shape our identities, from fashion construction to medical prostheses to bodies in social media.
Primary presenter: Gallayanee Yaoyuneyong; Respondents: Kelly Ferris Lester, Emily Stanback
2016-11-03 05:30 PM 2016-11-03 07:00 PM America/Chicago How are Bodies Shaped by Technology? Fleshed Out: The Body Politic Scianna Hall, Southern MIss Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
When Henrietta Leavitt begins work at the Harvard Observatory, she isn't allowed to touch a telescope. Instead she studies the stars in her free time, balancing her dedication to science with family obligations and romance. This true story of a 19th-century astronomer explores a woman's place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, changing forever our understanding of the heavens and the Earth.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, born in Salzburg in 1756, died as a pauper in 1791, in Vienna, less than three hours from his birthplace. Richard Strauss, born in 1864, in Munich, died in 1949, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, just a little over an hour away from his birthplace. While the physical world where they spent most of their lives could be traversed in less than a few hours, these two musical geniuses have been immortalized by the impact that their music has had on the world.
One of Strauss’ last works was his Oboe Concerto, written in 1945. An American oboist named John de Lancie was in a U.S. Army unit, which secured Richard Strauss's estate in April 1945 following WWII. De Lancie visited with the composer, and asked him to consider writing a piece for oboe, and in 1946, Strauss’ Oboe Concerto was premiered in Zurich. The US premiere was performed in 1948 by a friend of de Lancie’s, a young oboist with the CBS Symphony Orchestra named Mitch Miller, who would later became vice president of CBS. Many Americans will remember him from his show called Sing Along with Mitch.
Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony, known for its excitement, humor and energy, was composed in 1788, but was not published during Mozart’s lifetime. After his death it was given the nickname “Jupiter” after the king of the Roman gods. Because of its musical brilliance and elegance, it has inspired many composers and has secured a permanent position in the symphonic repertoire.
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2016-11-03 07:30 PM 2016-11-03 9:00 PM America/Chicago Close Connections Symphony Orchestra Bennett Auditorium, Southern Miss School of Music
Wes Lee is a Roots music songster from Mississippi, where he brings a personal brand of WesLeeMusic that combines Blues, Soul, Folk, to create his blend of Americana music that is "traditional with a twist", just like his guitars. He combines fingerpicking and slide in a soulful Blues style on his resonator guitars.
2016-11-05 12:45 PM 2016-11-05 1:45 PM America/Chicago Wes Lee Tail Gate Concert WUSM Tailgate Concert Centennial Green, Southern Miss School of Mass Comm and Journalism
University Distinguished Teaching Professor of Philosophy Emeritus Robert Kane (Ph. D. Yale University) is author of seven books and sixty articles on the philosophy of mind and action, ethical theory and social ethics, the theory of value and philosophy of religion, including Free Will and Values (1985), Through the Moral Maze (1994), The Significance of Free Will (1996), and A Contemporary Introduction to Free Will (2005). He is editor of The Oxford Handbook of Free Will (2002) among other anthologies and a multiple contributor to the Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy.
2016-10-28 02:00 PM 2016-10-26 03:30 PM America/Chicago Robert Kane Philosophical Fridays Gonzales Auditorium, LAB 108, Southern Miss Department of Philosophy & Religion
Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the Southern Miss Department of Art & Design? Now is your chance to find out!
The idea of the artist open studio began decades ago as a way to get the public into artist studios to see what artists do, where they work, to see them in action, and to give the artist the opportunity to network, and show some of their artworks. Our Department of Art & Design will be be hosting its first ever Open Studios on Friday November 4th, from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. There will be tours, demonstrations, and ambassadors on hand to answer your questions.
Faculty, staff, students, and the public are invited to attend and see what Art and Design at Southern Miss is all about!
2016-11-04 02:00 PM 2016-11-04 05:05 PM America/Chicago Art and Design Open Studios Let's Get Creative! George Hurst Building, Southern Miss Department of Art and Design
Students! Live and learn in Lima, Peru this summer!
Come to our lunch-and-learn and find out more about this amazing opportunity to study Spanish in one of the most beautiful places on earth or email Dr. Leah Fonder-Solano for details.
2016-11-02 12:00 PM 2016-11-02 01:00 PM America/Chicago Study in Peru Lunch and Learn Study Abroad Summer 2017 IC 409 Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
STUDENT WRITING CELEB.
FACULTY ARTIST SERIES
Brumbeloe & Leventhal
Lang. Across Curriculum
Men Wom. & Conc. Choir
Phantom of the Opera
ACDA Preview Concert
TALK AND RESPONSE
Bodies and Technology
SOUTHERN MISS SYMPHONY
ART & DESIGN
LUNCH AND LEARN
Study Abroad in Peru