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Events throughout the Year

Below is an amalgamated list of all of the events that will occur throughout the year. The links above sort these events into different categories. 

Spring Semester, 2013

Tuesday, Jan. 29; 6pm
Panelists: Trina Janiec Jones, Ellen Goldey, Ron Robinson, and Kari Jackson 
Hub City Books
Thursday, Feb. 7; 11am
Speaker: Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum
Leonard Auditorium
Tuesday, Feb. 12; 4-6pm
Curated by Dr. Philip Stone and Dean Oakley Coburn 
Chapman Gallery; Campus Life Building
Tuesday, Feb. 12; 7pm
Panelists: Al Gray, Doug Jones, Mike Vandiver, and others.
Leonard Auditorium 
Monday, Feb 18; 2pm
Speakers: John Kuykendall, Robert Knott, and Charlie Reed
RMSC 121
Thursday, Feb. 28; 4pm
Speaker: Dr. Philip Swicegood

Monday, March 4; 7pm
Speaker: Eboo Patel
Title: City-Wide Read of "Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America"
Leonard Auditorium

Tuesday, March 5; 11am
Speaker: Eboo Patel
Title: Sandor Teszler Award for Moral Courage and Service to Humankind
Leonard Auditorium

Tuesday, March 5; 4pm
Speaker: Natalie Grinnell
Title: "Why Everyone Should Read Boethius"
Faculty Talks Series
Montgomery Room, Burwell

Thursday, March 7; 7pm
Concert: Carl Sandburg and the Spanish Guitar, Troubadour Series Concert
Featuring: John Akers
Leonard Auditorium

Tuesday, March 12; 11am
Speaker: Robert Pleasants
Title: “Why Violence and Abuse Aren’t Just Women’s Issues”
Location: Olin Theater

Thursday, March 14; 7-9pm
Opening Reception: "Women at Work" Exhibit 
Location: Hub-Bub 

Tuesday, March 19; 11-12:30pm
Speaker: Ty Tessitore
Title: “Liberal Education and Democracy
Location: TBA

March 20-23; 8pm
March 23-24; 2pm
Title:  "The Clean House"
Written by: Sarah Ruhl
Tony White Theater

Thursday, March 21; 11:00am
Speaker: Lewis Hyde
Title: "The Cultural Commons and Collective Being"
Phi Beta Kappa Convocation
Leonard Auditorium

Tuesday, March 26; 11am
Speaker: Susan Kidd
Title: "Sustainability and the Liberal Arts"
Santee Cooper Lecture Series
Leonard Auditorium

Tuesday, March 26; 2:30pm
Speaker: Jack Byrne
Title: "Sustainability and the Liberal Arts": Q&A
Santee Cooper Lecture Series
Leonard Auditorium

Tuesday, March 26; 4pm
Gender Studies Conference
Location: Montgomery Room, Burwell

Wednesday, March 27; 12 noon
Speaker: Jack Byrne and Angela Halfacre
Title: "Sustainability and Strategic Planning"
Santee Cooper Lecture Series
Leonard Auditorium

Thursday, March 28; 7pm
Chamber Music Series
Featuring: Violinist William Preucil, Lexi Preucil, William Ransom, Charae Krueger, and Eun-Sun Lee
Performing: Dohnanyi Piano Quintet, Op. 1 in C minor, along with other works
Leonard Auditorium

Thursday, April 11; 4pm
Speaker: Christine Dinkins
Title: "Socratic-Hermeneutic Shared Inquiry and Student-Driven Qualitative Assessment"
Faculty Talks Series

Monday, April 15; 7pm
Chamber Music Series
Featuring: TBA
Performing: TBA
Leonard Auditorium

Thursday, April 18; 11am & 2:30pm
Seminar: "Liberal Education in a Global Context: A Seminar for Students"
Moderator: Todd Breyfogle
Anna Todd Wofford

Thursday, April 18; 4pm
Speaker: Bill Barnet
Title: “Civic Engagement and Higher Education: Spartanburg's Northside Community
Sponsored by the Center for Innovation and Learning

Tuesday, April 23; 11am
Speaker: Arthur Meltzer
Title: “Why Nature Wants You to Get a Liberal Education
Olin Teaching Theater

Thursday, April 25; 4pm
Speaker: Bill Demars
Title: "Liberal Education under Pressure"
Faculty Talks Series

Thursday, May 2; 7pm
Wofford College Music Department Pops Concert
Featuring: Men’s Glee Club, Women’s Choir, Goldtones and Wofford Men

Friday, May 3; 7pm
Choral Spring Concert
Featuring: Wofford Singers
Leonard Auditorium

Monday, May 6; 7pm
Spring Concert
Featuring: Wofford Concert Band and Chamber Players
Leonard Auditorium


Fall Semester, 2012

Thursday, Sept. 6; 11am
Speaker: President Benjamin B. Dunlap
Title: “Why Are We Here? / The Liberal Arts & the Meaning of Life
Leonard Auditorium

Thursday, Sept. 20; 11am
Speaker: Professor Tobias Wolff
The Novel Experience Convocation
Leonard Auditorium
Re:Thinking Education Book Club Event
Wednesday, Sept. 26; 7pm
Screening: The Conformist 
Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
Olin Theater
Thursday, Sept. 27; 4pm
Speaker: Dr. Matthew Cathey,
Title: “Symmetry: How the Mathematics of Beauty Illuminates the Beauty of Mathematics
Faculty Talks Series
Tuesday, Oct. 2; 4pm
Speaker: Dr. Laura Barbas Rhoden
Thursday, Oct. 11; 2:30pm
Title: “Thinking Like a River? Roundtable Discussion and Workshop
Environmental Studies Symposium
Anna Todd Wofford Center

Thursday, Oct. 11; 4pm
International Poetry Event: “Native Tongues
Sandor Teszler Library Gallery
Environmental Studies Symposium
Anna Todd Wofford Center
Friday, Oct. 12; 7:00pm
Environmental Studies Symposium
Hub-Bub Showroom  
Friday, Oct. 12; 5:00-7:00pm
Presidential Scholar Art Show, Opening Reception
Artist: Amy Powers ('13)
Show dates: Oct. 12-26
Campus Life Building
Monday, Oct. 15; 4:00pm
Speaker: Dr. David Warren
Leonard Auditorium
Monday, Oct. 15; 7:30pm
Sponsored by the Cultural Affairs Committee and the Department of Sociology
McMillan Theater

Tuesday, Oct. 16; 11am
Speaker: Dr. Corey Dolgon
Title: “What’s Justice Got to Do with It? Moving from Civic Engagement to Social Change
Sponsored by the Cultural Affairs Committee and the Department of Sociology
Olin Teaching Theater

Tuesday, Oct. 16; 4pm
Speaker: Dr. Lloyd Gardner
Title: “The Imperial President
Sponsored by the History Department
Leonard Auditorium
Wednesday, Oct. 24; 7pm
Screening: The Black List 
Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
Olin Theater
Thursday, Nov 8; 4pm
Speaker: Dr. Byron McCane
Faculty Talks Series
Thursday, Nov. 8; 7pm
Speaker: Dr. Walter LaFeber
Sponsored by the History Department
Leonard Auditorium

Nov. 8 - 10, & Nov. 14 -17; 8pm
Performance: The Shadow Box
Written by Michael Cristofer
Directed by Dan Day
Tony White Theater

Tuesday, Nov. 13; 7 pm
Speaker: Rabbi Judith Schindler
Title: “On Being A Jew in the South
Leonard Auditorium
Thursday, Nov 29, 11am
Roundtable Discussion featuring Dr. Andrew Delbanco
 Anna Todd Wofford

 Thursday, Nov 29, 7pm

Speaker: Dr. Andrew Delbanco
Leonard Auditorium
Re:Thinking Education Book Club Event  
Tuesday, Dec 4; 7pm
Performance: Calculus: The Musical 
Written by Marc Gutman and Sadie Bowman
Leonard Auditorium
Friday, Dec 7; 6pm
Gallery Talk: Dec 7; 6:30pm
Exhibition Dates: Dec 7 - Feb 21
The Johnson Collection Gallery; West Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306 

Check back regularly; events will be added to the schedule throughout the year.