A preview of public events at the University of Minnesota, Morris and elsewhere.
Performances of Uncommon Women and Others
Performances of the UMM Theatre Discipline’s Uncommon Women and Others will be held Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m, and on Sunday, April 13, at 2 p.m. in the Humanities Fine Arts Black Box Theatre. Tickets are available at tickets.umn.edu or by phone at 320-589-6077. For more information, contact the Theatre Publicity and Box Office at 320-589-6249 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undergraduate Research Symposium
UMM will host its 14th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on Saturday, April 12, beginning at 9:30 a.m. in Science. The annual event celebrates student achievement across all disciplines. For more information, visit morris.umn.edu/urs.
The Jane Addams Project Presents: The America’s Jam
The Morris Jane Addams will host The America’s Jam on Saturday, April 12, from 7–9:30 p.m. at the Pomme de Terre Food Co-op. Listen to some great music and celebrate Latin American culture. The event is free, open to the public, and kid-friendly.
Por favor acompáñenos el sábado, 12 de abril desde las 7 a las 9:30 p.m. en el local de Pomme de Terre Food Co-op para escuchar buena música y celebrar la cultura de Latinoamérica. El evento es gratis, abierto al público y divertido para los niños.
"Renovation in the Ivory Tower: Models of Sustainable Diversity within the Academy"
Molly Paxton, a University of Minnesota, Twin Cities graduate student in philosophy, will present a lecture entitled "Renovation in the Ivory Tower: Models of Sustainable Diversity within the Academy" on Monday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Imholte Hall 109. This event is sponsored by the Philosophy Discipline and is co-sponsored by Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies; the Commission on Women; and the Division of the Humanities.
Tom Hennen Poetry Reading
Tom Hennen, author of Darkness Sticks to Everything, will present a public reading and book signing at the Briggs Library Association’s annual recognition of of Enhancement Grant Awards. The event will take place on Tuesday, April 15, at 7 p.m. in the lower level of Briggs Library. The public is welcome, and refreshments will be served.
Mixed Student Recital
There will be a mixed student recital on Tuesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall. This regular concert series features UMM instrumental and vocal students performing varied repertoire. Free admission; no ticket required.
"Kierkegaard on the Distinction between Despair and Depression"
There will be a lecture entitled "Kierkegaard on the Distinction between Despair and Depression" presented by Gordon Marino, professor of philosophy at Saint Olaf College, on Wednesday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in Imholte Hall 109.
The Vagina Monologues
UMM students will perform The Vagina Monologues on Thursday, April 17, at 7 p.m. in the Student Center’s Turtle Mountain Cafe. This is an episodic play written by Eve Ensler. The event is sponsored by Morris Feminists.
Faculty Recital—Scott Horey
There will a faculty music recital performed by Scott Horey on Friday, April 18, at 5 p.m. in the Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall.
The annual Drag Show will be held on Friday, April 18, at 7 p.m. in the Student Center’s Edson Auditorium. The event is sponsored by Morris E-Quality.
Faculty Jazz Recital—Scott Horey and Jason Squinobal
There will a faculty jazz-music recital performed by Scott Horey and Jason Squinobal on Saturday, April 19, at 7 p.m. in the Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall.
CAC Films Presents—2014 UMMy Awards
The annual UMMy Awards will be held on Saturday, April 19, in the Student Center’s Edson Auditorium at 8 p.m. This event is sponsored by Campus Activities Council (CAC) Films.
CAC Concerts and KUMM Battle of the Bands
KUMM and CAC are hosting a Battle of the Bands event on Sunday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Center’s Edson Auditorium. The deadline for sign-up was April 1.