Calendar of Upcoming Events at William Woods University

Thursday, January 29 – 6 PM – Paradise Pets–Hanging With the Animals – Tom McDowell of Paradise Pets will showcase several characters selected from his menagerie of exotic species. Expect a fun, interactive and educational experience. – Library Auditorium

 

Monday, February 2 – Friday, February 27 – Pam RuBert Quilt Exhibit, Mildred Cox Gallery, Gladys Woods Kemper Center for the Arts (open 9-4, Monday-Friday and 1-4 Saturday and Sunday)

 

Tuesday, February 3 –6:30 PM – Chinese New Year – Presentation and introduction to Chinese New Year–Traditions and Customs – Burton 006  

 

Wednesday, February 4 –1 PM – Community Blood Center Blood Drive – Please donate blood and help to save up to three lives! This blood drive is sponsored by the women of Chi Omega. Please make an appointment time online: https://www.esavealifenow.org/index.cfm?Sponsor=williamwoods. – Aldridge  

 

Wednesday, February 4 –4 and 7 PM – Beaufort – International Film Series, Israel 2007 (126 min.). – Library Auditorium

 

Thursday, February 5 –5 PM – Performance: I Question America – Fannie Lou Hamer was the granddaughter of slaves, and she was a strong activist in the struggle for civil rights. She passed away in 1977 but her message lives on in a powerful performance called, I Question America done by E.P. McKnight. Co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Multicultural Affairs Club and the President’s Concert and Lecture Series. – Cutlip Auditorium  

 

Monday, February 9  –4:15 PM – What Evolution Is Really About – Movie and discussion of what evolution really is about in celebration of the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth–February 12, 1809. (4:15 to 6:30 p.m.) – Library Auditorium  

 

Tuesday, February 10  –5 PM – What is your first impression? – Often we judge people who are culturally or ethnically different from ourselves the moment we meet them. But what if your first impression is false? Through an interactive activity, learn about the problems with first impressions. – Burton 100  

 

Tuesday, February 10  –6:30 PM – Inherit the Wind – Movie and discussion of Inherit the Wind, the story of the famous Scopes trial and the conflict over teaching evolution in the public schools. Celebration of the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth and 150th anniversary of the publication of Origin of Species. 6:30-8:45 p.m. – Library Auditorium

  

Wednesday, February 11  –4 and 7 PM – Girl Inside – Women Make Movies Film Series. A film by Maya Gallus. (70 min.) 2007 – Library Auditorium  

 

Friday, February 20 –8 PM – Hedda Gabler – At the center of the play is one of the greatest roles in modern drama, the fascinating Hedda Gabler, who finds herself stranded in a seemingly ordinary but dangerously imbalanced domestic system. Employing methods that virtually defined the modern psychological drama, Henrik Ibsen stealthily reveals the bitter conflicts and thwarted longings that lie just below the civilized transactions of daily life. – Dulany Auditorium  (admission charge)

 

Saturday, February 21-8 PM -Hedda Gabler – Dulany Auditorium (admission charge)

 

Thursday, February 26  –6 PM – Use Your Words! – Learn about different prominent African American figures as students rap, do skits, read poems, and so much more. A prize will be given to the best entry. – Aldridge  

 

Thursday, February 26  –8 PM – Hedda Gabler – Dulany Auditorium  (admission charge)

 

Friday, February 27 –8 PM – Hedda Gabler – Dulany Auditorium  (admission charge)

 

Saturday, February 28 –8 PM – Hedda Gabler – Dulany Auditorium  (admission charge)

 

Wednesday, March 4  –4 and 7 PM – The Free Will – International Film Series, Germany 2006 (163 min.). – Library Auditorium

  

Thursday, March 5  –10 AM – Career Connections: Career & Graduate School Fair – Meet with area employers hiring interns, summer, part- and full-time employees. – Ivy Room  

 

Tuesday, March 10- Tuesday, March 31 – Student Art Exhibit – Mildred Cox Gallery, Gladys Woods Kemper Center for the Arts (open 9-4, Monday-Friday and 1-4 Saturday and Sunday)

 

Wednesday, March 11  –4 and 7 PM – Four Wives, One Man – Women Make Movies Film Series. A film by Nahid Persson. (76 min.) 2007 – Library Auditorium  

 

Thursday, March 26  –7 PM – President’s Concert and Lecture Series – Thomas Lynch – Undertaker, Author, Storyteller! Poet and essayist Thomas Lynch is humorous and engaging. Listeners are captivated by his stories and come away profoundly moved by the beauty and fragility of life. Lynch’s work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Esquire and Newsweek. Lynch is a funeral director in Milford, Michigan. – Cutlip Auditorium

 

Wednesday, April 1  –4 and 7 PM – Nha Fala, The Voice – International Film Series, Guinea-Bissau 2002 (110 min.). – Library Auditorium  

Wednesday, April 8- Friday, May 8 – Senior Art Exhibit – Mildred Cox Gallery, Gladys Woods Kemper Center for the Arts (open 9-4, Monday-Friday and 1-4 Saturday and Sunday)

 

Wednesday, April 8  –4 and 7 PM – The Education of Shelby Knox – Women Make Movies Film Series. A documentary by Marion Lipschutz and Rose Rosenblatt. (76 min.) 2005 – Library Auditorium  

 

Friday, April 17  –8 PM – The Miser – The old skinflint Harpagon has decided it’s time to marry off his children. He’s found an old man who won’t demand a dowry for his daughter and a rich widow for his son. Convinced his children are plotting to rob him blind, he proceeds with his own arrangements until, to his horror, he discovers that the fortune he buried in his garden has been stolen. – Cutlip Auditorium  (admission charge)

 

Saturday, April 18  –8 PM – The Miser – Cutlip Auditorium  (admission charge)

 

Sunday, April 19  –2:30 PM – The Miser – Cutlip Auditorium  (admission charge)

 

Friday, April 24  –8 PM – The Miser – Cutlip Auditorium  (admission charge)

 

Saturday, April 25  –8 PM