Events

Public Events

All events listed in this calendar are free and open to the public. Contact the sponsoring department or organization for additional information.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

“America and Vietnam: Countries of Dust and Dreams”

Reves Recital Hall, Trieschmann Fine Arts Building, 7:30 PM

Poet and novelist Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith will visit Hendrix College on March 1, 2018. That evening, at 7:30 p.m. in Reves Recital Hall, he will present a lecture on “America and Vietnam: Countries of Dust and Dreams.” This event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception and book signing in Trieschmann Gallery. More information 

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

“America and Vietnam: Countries of Dust and Dreams”

Reves Recital Hall, Trieschmann Fine Arts Building, 7:30 PM

Poet and novelist Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith will visit Hendrix College on March 1, 2018. That evening, at 7:30 p.m. in Reves Recital Hall, he will present a lecture on “America and Vietnam: Countries of Dust and Dreams.” This event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception and book signing in Trieschmann Gallery. More information 

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Friday, March 2, 2018

Two-day book sale at Hendrix benefits nonprofits

Bailey Library , 9:00 AM

The public is invited to a book sale at Hendrix College’s Bailey Library on Thursday, March 1 and Friday, March 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The library will offer a wide variety of used media and books for sale, priced at $1.00 for paperbacks and $2.00 for hardcovers. A portion of the proceeds will go to Campus Kitty, a campus-wide program of charity fundraising events that in the past four years has raised more than $100,000 for nonprofit organizations in central Arkansas. Hendrix is at 1600 Washington Avenue in Conway, and the library is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Winfield Street. For more information, contact Britt Murphy at 501-450-1288 or Lynn Beatty at 501-450-4556.

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

Road Trip: a concert by the Hendrix College Wind Ensemble

Staples Auditorium, 7:30 PM

Join the Hendrix College Wind Ensemble as they take a musical road trip across the United States and perform a wide variety of music by American composers who represent a cross-section of our diverse artistic culture. Featured composers include David Maslanka, William Grant Still, Warren Benson, Christopher Theofanidis, Steven Reineke, Aaron Copland, and Frank Ticheli. Pre-Concert Performance by the Hendrix College Percussion Ensemble begins at 7:15 p.m. in the Staples Auditorium Lobby.

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Monday, March 12, 2018

2018 Steel-Hendrix Awards and Willson Lecture

Student life and Technology Center’s Worsham Performance Hall North and South., 5:30 PM

The Marshall T. Steel Center will honor three extraordinary church and community leaders at the 33rd Annual Steel-Hendrix Awards banquet on Monday, March 12, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Student life and Technology Center’s Worsham Performance Hall North.   The banquet and lecture are sponsored by the Marshall T. Steel Center for the Study of Religion and Philosophy and the Office of the Chaplain. Tickets for the banquet cost $25 and are available through March 2, 2018. For more information or to purchase banquet tickets, visit www.hendrix.edu/steelhendrixbanquet.    


The annual Willson Lecture follows the banquet, and is free and open to the public. This year’s guest lecturer is Dr. Teresa Fry Brown, who is the Bandy Professor of Preaching at Candler School of Theology. An ordained Itinerant Elder, she is the fourteenth Historiographer, Editor of the A.M.E. Review and is the Executive Director of Research and Scholarship for the African Methodist Episcopal Church. She earned her Ph.D. in Religious and Theological Studies from Iliff School of Theology and the University of Denver, with an emphasis in Religion and Social Transformation. Her Master of Divinity degree is from Iliff School of Theology, and she also holds a Master of Science degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Missouri. She is the author of five books, including Delivering the Sermon: Voice, Body and Animation in Proclamation (Fortress Press, 2008), and of numerous articles and chapters in edited publications.  


The Willson Lecture will take place in the context of a worship service at 7 p.m. in Worsham Hall South.

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