EMU Centennial Spring 2018 Arts and Lectures Calendar

This listing includes events for the spring semester at Eastern Mennonite University. To see most current details, additional events and further information, please visit the events calendar at www.emu.edu/events.

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January

Jan. 15 – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Service. 10:15-11:15 a.m.  Lehman Auditorium.

Jan. 15-17School for Leadership Training, Eastern Mennonite Seminary.

Jan. 17 – University Colloquium: Professor Mark Metzler Sawin. 4 p.m. Martin Chapel.

Jan. 19-Feb. 16 – Professor Steven Johnson, “Vernal Pools” gallery opening. 4 p.m. Jan. 19. Margaret Martin Gehman Gallery.

Jan. 31 – Suter Science Seminar: Kathy Hosig. “Community-based Lifestyle Intervention to Improve Glucose Control in Type 2 Diabetes.” 4 p.m. Suter Science Center 106.

Jan. 31Spanish Language Film Series. “La teta asustada [The Milk of Sorrow]. 6:30 p.m. Suter Science Center 106.

February 

Feb. 13Spanish Language Film Series. “Volver[Return]. 6:30 p.m. Suter Science Center 106.

Feb. 14 & 16  – Spiritual renewal chapels. 10-10:40 a.m. Lehman Auditorium.

Feb. 16-17 – Mosaic Theater production of “I Shall Not Hate.” Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Mainstage Theater. Free, but tickets must be reserved and a donation is suggested to support CJP scholarships and EMU theater department scholarships. For more information, visit www.emu.edu/box-office.

Feb. 18 – Mosaic Theater production of “Via Dolorosa.” 2:30 p.m., Mainstage Theater. Free, but tickets must be reserved and a donation is suggested to support CJP scholarships and EMU theater department scholarships. For more information, visit www.emu.edu/box-office.

Feb. 21 – University Colloquium: Professor Jim Leaman. 4 p.m. Martin Chapel.

Feb. 22 – Writers Read: Patricia Grace King. 6:30 p.m. Common Grounds Coffeehouse, University Commons.

Feb. 23-Mar. 23 – Kevin Phaup gallery opening. 4 p.m. Feb. 23. Margaret Martin Gehman Gallery..

Feb. 24 – Music Faculty Artist Series: JMU faculty Kevin McMillan and Gabriel Dobner. 7:30 p.m. Martin Chapel.

Feb. 27Spanish Language Film Series. “En la puta vida[In this Tricky Life] . 6:30 p.m. Suter Science Center 106.

Feb. 28Suter Science Seminar: Conley McMullen. “Studies on the Reproduction and Conservation of the Endangered Shale Barren Rock Cress.” 4 p.m. Suter Science Center 104.

March 

March 14 – Suter Science Seminar: Amanda Morris. “Overcoming Barriers to Solar Energy Adoption.” 4 p.m. Suter Science Center 104.

March 15Writers Read: Jeff Gundy. 6:30 p.m. Common Grounds Coffee House, University Commons.

March 16 – University chapel. Jeff Gundy (collaboration with Writers’ Read). 10 a.m. Lehman Auditorium.

March 21 – University Colloquium. Holly Scott. 4 p.m. Martin Chapel.

March 22 – Orchestra concert. 7:30 p.m. Lehman Auditorium.

March 23C. Henry Smith Oratorical Contest. 7 p.m. Martin Chapel.

*March 24 – Symposium: Centennial Histories – Mennonite Higher Education in Review. Brunk-Maust Reception Lounge, Campus Center.

March 24Music Faculty Artist Series: David Berry, piano. 7:30 p.m. Martin Chapel.

March 28 – Suter Science Seminar: Bronson Griscom. “Awakening the Sleeping Giant: Natural Climate Solutions.” 4 p.m. Suter Science Center 106.

April

April 3 – Wind Ensemble concert. 7:30 p.m. Lehman Auditorium.

April 10Emulate and University Choir concert. 7 p.m. Martin Chapel.

April 11 – Suter Science Seminar: Jane Otai. “Keeping Informal Settlements Safe and Clean.” 4 p.m. Suter Science Center 106.

April 13-15, 19-21 – “The Spitfire Grill” spring musical.  7:30 p.m. most nights; 3 p.m. April 15. MainStage Theater.

April 17 – Jazz Ensemble concert. 7:30 p.m. Lehman Auditorium.

April 22 – Chamber Singers spring concert. 3 p.m. Martin Chapel.

Commencement is May 5-6.

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