BSC Visual and Performing Arts Calendar
Hybrid artist Jenny Hager will open a month-long exhibition of her work in the Durbin Gallery on Oct. 3, accompanied by an iron pour; Halloween will be celebrated on the Hilltop with musical mayhem, featuring an Organ Spooktacular at 9 p.m. in the Hill Recital Hall; and Carrie: the Musical, will be performed by BSC theatre students Oct. 30-Nov. 2. These are just a few highlights from the dozens of performances and visual art events that will be presented through the academic year. The complete calendar is available here.
"Defining Place" Art Exhibition
Sept. 5-25 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
The exhibition will showcase the work of art professors Dominic Lippillo and Mark Schoon of Mississippi State University and the University of West Georgia, respectively. Their photographic series, Anti-local and Conflation, along with solo works, open an expanded dialogue about home, domesticity, and space.
Hispanic Heritage Month
Sept. 15 - Oct. 15
Birmingham-Southern is celebrating the month with music, art presentations, thought-provoking lectures, panel discussions, and more. Most events are free and open to the public. Click here for the flyer.
2014-15 BACHE Visiting Writer Series
Sept. 23 - 11 a.m.
Fiction and poetry writer Chantel Acevedo will speak. A Cuban-American born and raised in Miami, she has spent time in Japan and New Zealand as a Fulbrighter and currently teaches at Auburn University.
Sept. 25 - 11 a.m.
Dr. Scot Duncan, BSC associate professor of biology, will talk about why Alabama is a powerhouse of biological diversity, and why maintaining this biodiversity is important for the state's quality of life, including its economic and ecological well-being.
Harrison Scholars Program Induction Ceremony and Reception
Sept. 28 - 4 p.m.
The college will welcome 33 new Harrison Scholars. Guest speaker is Kaitlin Nobles '11, a Harrison Scholar graduate.
Hilltop Weekend Reunion 2014Ecofest 2014
We invite you to put on your gold and black finest and join the festivities. This year, we'll be celebrating on the Hilltop with Ecofest (info below), a shrimp boil with the annual iron pour, Homecoming football game vs. Sewanee, and much more. Register here: www.alumni.bsc.edu.
Oct. 2 - 5:30 p.m.
Bruno Great Hall
Enjoy a harvest supper by Whole Foods and Birmingham Chef Franklin Biggs, great libations, and both a live and silent auction during Ecofest 2014, which benefits the Southern Environmental Center. This year's event will celebrate 20 years of the SEC and will honor Dr. Neal Berte, Stewart Dansby, and Ken Jackson for their contributions to its establishment. Discount tickets are available to BSC alumni only for a limited time ($150 for two tickets at www.alumni.bsc.edu/ecofest2014); general tickets are $100.