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, October 5, 2017

Anthropologist and Immigration Expert Jason De León

Mills B, 7:00 PM

Jason De León, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Undocumented Migration Project at the University of Michigan, is a National Geographic Emerging Explorer and the recipient of the 2016 Margaret Mead Award from the American Anthropological Association and the Society for Applied Anthropology for his book Land of Open Graves: Living and Dying on the Migrant Trail (UC Press, 2015). Dr. De León’s work addresses migration through an innovative combination of archeology, anthropology, and visual documentation. His talk, titled “Soldiers and Kings: Photoethnographic Practice in the Context of Human Smuggling Across Mexico,” is sponsored by the Charles S. and Lucile Esmon Shively Odyssey Professorship and is free and open to the public. 

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Saturday, October 7, 2017

Fall Family Weekend Concert

Staples Auditorium, 10:00 AM

Fall Family Weekend Concert is Saturday October 7 at 10:00 AM in Staples Auditorium, featuring performances by the Hendrix College Choir Dr. Andrew Morgan conductor, Wind Ensemble Dr. Gretchen Renshaw-James conductor, and Chamber Orchestra Karen Griebling conductor. 

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Saturday, October 7, 2017

Conway ArtsFest Concert

Conway First United Methodist Church, 3:00 PM

The Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra will be performing works by Hendrix student composer Danielle Rosson and faculty composer Karen Griebling at the Conway ArtsFest concert at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 7 at Conway First United Methodist Church. Alumna Sydney Hickok '17 will also have a new scene from her opera, "Abelard and Heloise" premiered by Hendrix students Bridget Yelk, mezzo soprano, and Joshua Beggs, tenor, at the Conway ArtsFest Concert at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 7. The concert is free and open to the public.

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Faculty Recital and CD Release Party for Karen Griebling, composer

Reves Recital Hall, 7:30 PM

Join us fro a concert of music by Karen Griebling from her two new CDs, "Richard III" and "Fractal Heart" on Centaur.  Griebling will be joined by alumna Stephanie Smittle and Adjunct Instructor of Voice Kara Claybrook, sopranos, and colleagues from UCA, Dr. Stefanie Dickinson piano, and Larry Jones trumpet. A reception in Treischmann Gallery will follow.

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Exhibition of Artists Roxanne Everett and Maria Michaelson

Art Department Building A Gallery , 4:00 PM

This exhibition includes two artists who are at relatively early stages in their art careers.  Roxanne Everett has been an architect, a backcountry wilderness ranger and most recently, a painter.  She divides her time between Seattle, WA and Stehekin, WA. Many of her paintings come from a recent residency in Iceland.Maria Michaelson builds ceramics sculptures and cast bronze sculptures in a studio on San Juan Island, WA.  She has had exhibits of her life-size ceramic figures in museums and galleries across the nation.

Reception will be held on Monday, October 16, 2017 from 4 to 5p.m.

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