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BFA II Exhibition

April 7-20
Durbin Gallery

Five seniors in the college’s Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree program--Savannah Bullard, Katie Cleveland, Emma Knapp, Timothy McOmber, and Ali Sadler--are exhibiting their original artwork this month. An opening reception will be held in the gallery on Friday, April 7 from 6-8 p.m. The exhibit and opening are free and open to the public.

BSC has many gateways for you to experience the cultural life of the campus, including its enriching visual and performing arts program. The college hosts art exhibitions, musical concerts, and theatre productions throughout the year. Check out the balance of our 2016-17 season of events here.

Forward Ever Day
April 4 is BSC’s first 24-hour digital fundraising event. Students, alumni, family, and friends from around the world will celebrate our mission to prepare men and women for lives of significance. Consider the value of your time on the Hilltop and then "pay it forward.”

BACHE Visiting Writer Series
April 4 at 11 a.m.
Harbert Auditorium
Teddy Wayne, A columnist for the New York Times and a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellow who has authored three novels, is the featured guest.

Medicinal Chemistry Guest Speaker Series
April 6 at 9:30 a.m.
Stephens Science Center 336
Join the CH418 Medicinal Chemistry class when they present their next guest speaker in a series of talks by professional scientists and researchers. Dr. Philip Morris, senior scientist at Evonik, will speak on “Drug Delivery using Biodegradable Polymers.”

Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture
April 6 at 11 a.m.
Norton Theatre
The college will host Nora Naranjo Morse, an award-winning sculptor, writer, and producer of film that looks at the continuing social changes within Pueblo Indian culture, as part of this year’s PBK Visiting Scholar Program.

Good Friday
April 14
No classes and administrative offices are closed.

Provost’s Forum Series
April 18 at 11 a.m.
Norton Theatre
Dr. Bob Slagter, professor of political science at BSC, will talk about “Understanding Economic Development and Democracy: Thailand’s Democratic Deficit and the Middle-Income Trap.”

Brown Bag Lunch Series
April 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Stockham Parlor
The next Brown Bag Lunch, hosted by BSC’s Black Alumni Group and Alumni Association, will feature Brenda Dent ’06, senior administrative coordinator with the Keep Birmingham Beautiful Commission. Her talk is about environmental awareness: recycling, littering, watershed protection, and beautification. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. Purchase lunch by April 17 or bring your own.

Chemistry Speaker Series 
April 20 at 9:30 a.m.
Stephens Science Center, room 336
Join the CH418 Medicinal Chemistry class when they welcome their next guest speaker in a series of talks by professional scientists and researchers. Dr. Whitney Moro, research scientist at Durect, will speak on “Research and Development of Anti-biotics.”

Piano/Voice Recital
April 20 at 11 a.m.
Hill Recital Hall
Dr. Susan Williams ‘97, assistant professor of voice at the University of Alabama, and Dr. Kevin Chance ‘00, assistant professor of piano at UA, will perform works by Bach, Mahler, Ravel, Crumb, and Kern.

Provost’s Forum Series
April 25 at 11 a.m.
College Theatre - Mainstage
Dr. Alan Litsey, professor of theatre arts, and company members will present “The Trojan Women: Surviving Flawed Leadership.”

Trojan Women Opening Night Dinner
April 27 at 5:30 p.m.
Executive Dining Room, Norton Center
The theatre program is hosting an opening night dinner before the first performance of The Trojan Women on April 27 at 5:30 p.m. BSC Visiting Instructor of Classics Dr. George Hendren will give a talk, “Such is the Handiwork of Athena: History and Despair in Euripides’ Trojan Women.” Dinner tickets are $20 with seating on a first come, first served basis.

The Trojan Women Theatrical Production
April 27-29 at 7:30 p.m. and April 30 at 2:30 p.m.
College Theatre/Mainstage
Today, the word “tragedy” calls to mind images of Syrian refugee camps and continued civil war. BSC’s fresh, post-modern production of the Greek classic plays on that association, capturing the suffering of the women of Troy in post-war devastation.

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