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Black History Month Celebration

Events and activities throughout February
Birmingham-Southern will celebrate African-American History Month with a schedule of lectures, presentations, community service, music, and art. BSC students will engage in a day of service on Feb. 27 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King.
View the Schedule of Events.

Featured Events*

Looking Back to Go Forward Art Exhibition
February 6-26
Durbin Gallery
The exhibition will feature the sculpture and photography of Prof. Pam Venz.

BACHE Visiting Writers Series
February 24 at 11 a.m.
Norton Theatre
Brian Turner, American poet, essayist, and professor, will speak.

Power-Up Energy Forum
February 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Bruno Great Hall
Sponsored by BSC's Southern Environmental Center and Urban Environmental Studies Program, the event will feature corporations involved in efficiency and renewable energy, business and customer panels on financing and delivery of renewable energy sources, and exhibitors of clean energy products. Contact Prof. William Holt ( to register.

Fulbright Lecture
February 26 at 11 a.m.
Norton Theatre
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Yosra Ouertani will talk about "Tunisian Elections: Post Arab Spring."

Faculty Recital
March 1 from 3-5 p.m.
Hill Recital Hall
BSC Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Leon Couch will perform on the organ.

Select 'Southern
March 1-2
This special event, hosted by the BSC Admission Office, gives admitted students a chance to get to know the college better before they make their final college choice. They will spend the night in a residence hall, hear from recent graduates and faculty, and partake in campus traditions.

Fulbright Lecture
March 3 at 11 a.m.
Norton Theatre
Yosra Ouertani, the 2014-15 Fulbright Arabic Foreign Language Teaching Assistant at BSC, will speak on "Human Rights in Tunisia."

William M. Acker Jr. Visiting Scholar Lecture
March 4 at 7 p.m.
Bruno Great Hall
The Hon. Judge Margaret Ryan, member of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and Professorial Lecturer in Law at the George Washington University School of Law, will present her talk titled "Oh, the Places You'll Go."

Study Abroad Panel
March 5 at 11 a.m.
Norton Theatre
Students who've studied abroad will share their experiences.

Mirror and Light Art Exhibition
March 6-26
Durbin Gallery
The exhibition will feature the work of late BSC Professor of Art Cooper Spivey. The works chosen will span two decades of his oeuvre and include paintings, collages, drawings, digital images, and constructions. An opening reception will be held on Friday, March 6, from 6-8 p.m. in the gallery.

BSC Symphonic Band Concert
March 9 at 7 p.m.
Alabama Theatre
The BSC Symphonic Band will perform a concert with invited local high school students.

BSC Concert Choir Spring Tour
March 11-15
Various locales
The Concert Choir will travel through the Carolinas, Tennessee, and Georgia on its annual tour.

Spring Break
March 16-20
No classes on campus

Provost's Forum
March 26 at 11 a.m.
Norton Theatre
Kathleen Spies, BSC Professor of Art History, will talk about "Walt Kuhn, the 'Buckeye,' and American Modernism."

BSC Concert Choir Homecoming Performance
March 29 at 4 p.m.
Hill Recital Hall
The choir will return from its spring tour with a program featuring works by Haydn, Benjamin Britten, and much more.

Phi Beta Kappa Lecture
March 31 at 11 a.m.
Norton Theatre
Visiting Scholar Dr. Jeffrey Wasserstrom, a Chancellor's Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine, will give a general lecture and meet informally with students and faculty.   Wasserstrom studies modern China and is especially interested in student protest.

*All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

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