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 9, 2017

An Evening with Murphy Visiting Poet Aracelis Girmay

Reves Recital Hall, 7:30 PM

Aracelis Girmay, Assistant Professor of Poetry at Hampshire College, is a California-born poet who has been a National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, a Cave Canem Fellow, and winner of the 2015 Whiting Award. Her works include Teeth (2007), Kingdom Animalia (2011), and the collage-based picture book changing, changing (2005). Her poetry and essays have been published in GrantaBlack Renaissance Noire, and PEN America, among other places. Her newest collection, The Black Maria (2016), investigates African diasporic histories, the consequences of racism within American culture, and the question of human identity. Whatever her subject—dreams, transformation, the body, political imagination—her poems have been praised for their freshness and force. 

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Hendrix College Wind Ensemble Spring Concert

Staples Auditorium, 7:30 PM

The Hendrix College Wind Ensemble will present its Spring Concert titled "Give Us This Day" on Monday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Staples Auditorium. The program features the emotionally charged symphony for band called "Give Us This Day" by composer David Maslanka. Also featured on the program will be guest saxophone artist, Dr. Andy Wen, Associate Professor of Saxophone and Clarinet at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock. Dr. Wen will be the soloist on Claude T. Smith's "Fantasia for Alto Saxophone and Band." Rounding out the program will be the cajun fugue "Bayou Breakdown" by Brant Karrick, groove-oriented "Meridian" by Ola Gjeilo, and the epic final movement of Ottorino Respighi's "Pines of Rome."

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Faculty Piano Recital

Reves Recital Hall, 7:30 PM

Dr. Brent Yorgey will give a public piano recital with music by Liszt and Chopin. This event is sponsored by the Hendrix College Music Department.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Making the Myth Real: W. H. Auden's Homer and the 'Shield of Achilles' by Catherine Schlegel

Mills C, 7:30 PM

Catherine Schlegel, an expert in Greek and Roman poetry as well as translation and reception studies, will deliver a lecture on Auden’s reworking of Homer’s Iliad in “The Shield of Achilles.” An award-winning teacher and director of undergraduate studies for the Classics program at the University of Notre Dame, she is the author of Satire and the Threat of Speech: Horace’s Satires Book I, and co-author with Henry Weinfield of Hesiod: The Works and Days and Theogony: A Verse Translation and Commentary

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Hendrix Dance Ensemble Spring Concert - Friday

Staples Auditorium, 7:30 PM

Performed by Hendrix Dance Ensemble. Directed by Brigitte Rogers.

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