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Thursday, February 13, 2020
11:00 AM
Introduction to Leading a Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program (Academic)
Description: Faculty who are interested in learning more about leading a faculty-led study abroad program are encouraged to attend this informational workshop. We'll discuss various models for taking students abroad (including Interim, spring/fall break, and summer), timelines, budgeting, marketing, and health and safety considerations. 
Location: Olin 118
Contact: Laura Braun
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Department Chairs meeting, Holcombe Room (Academic)
Description: The Department Chairs will meet February 13th in the Holcombe Room in Burwell.
Location: Holcombe Room
Contact: Dr. Jameica Hill
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Faculty/Staff Only Yoga, Richardson Dance Studio (Other)
Location: Richardson Dance Studio
Contact: Lisa Lefebvre
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Art Exhibit: From Botticelli to Tintoretto, Richardson Family Art Museum (Arts and Cultural (On Campus))
Description: From Botticelli to Tintoretto: Italian Renaissance Art from the Tobey and Bob Jones Collection. (Gallery talk by Dr. Nelda Damiano, Georgia Museum of art on March 25 at 7 p.m.)

This exhibition charts the dizzying speed with which Italian Renaissance art developed between the late 15th and late 16th century. Mixtures of Christian subjects and humanist imagery drawn from antiquity are what one would expect from Renaissance art during this era. However, the style shifts rapidly, and artistic daring encouraged by artists, their patrons, and audiences manifest spatial and figural complexities well-represented in these works, as well as varieties in their format and media. 

Thanks to generous loans from David and Julie Tobey in New York and the Bob Jones University Museum and Gallery in Greenville, Art History students in Karen Goodchild’s Renaissance Art class will undertake research on actual Renaissance works, and their semester-long projects will be presented in late April and early May.  

Location: Richardson Family Art Museum
Contact: Youmi Efurd
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Art Exhibit: Gummy Labyrinth, Richardson Family Art Gallery (Arts and Cultural (On Campus))
Description: Exhibit: Gummy Labyrinth by Micah Tiffin. (Artist talk: Feb. 20, 7 p.m.) 

Gummy Labyrinth features works by Micah Tiffin, senior in Studio Art and Humanities and a 2019 Whetsell Memorial Fellowship recipient. 

Artist’s statement: I remember writing the same sentence hundreds of times over and over on paper. Ironically, I don’t remember what the sentence said. It was probably three lines long, about something I did or said that I shouldn’t have said or done. I was implanted on a park bench, facing away from where the others dug holes to China and chased one another up the slide. Luckily, by now I had learned how to escape into my own space. I daydreamed about playing games and my stuffed animal penguins that waited for me at home. I became an artist early, creating spaces that served as distractions. My installation is an ode to this temporary refuge. My paintings and sculptures exemplify the struggle of reentering the “real world.”

Location: Richardson Family Art Gallery
Contact: Youmi Efurd
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Exhibit: Quilted Stories, Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts (Arts and Cultural (On Campus))
Description: This exhibition features quilts of Wofford faculty and staff, displaying storytelling and shared cultural connections. Quilts are curated by Laurel Horton, an internationally acclaimed quilt researcher, author, editor, and lecturer. A catalog of the quilts will also feature each quilt and its story.

This exhibition is generously sponsored by the Wofford Cultural Affairs Committee and South Carolina Humanities, a not-for-profit organization; inspiring, engaging and enriching South Carolinians with programs on literature, history, culture and heritage.

Opening reception: March 19 from 6 - 8 p.m., featuring gallery walk with Humanities Scholar Laurel Horton at 7 p.m.
Location: Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts
Contact: Youmi Efurd
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Peter L. Schmunk Photographs 2010-2020, Richardson Family Art Museum Lower Level (Arts and Cultural (On Campus))
Description: This retrospective exhibition, on the occasion of Peter Schmunk's retirement as a professor of art history at Wofford College, surveys the various interests and projects he has pursued in a decade of creative work in digital photography. It includes images of natural and cultural subjects ranging from wilderness sites to urban ephemera, abstract imagery, connections with literature and music, and the combination of photography with other visual media.

Exhibition events:
March 13, 7 p.m. - Tree Falls concert: Johnny Gandelsman, a Grammy Award-winning violinist, will perform Bach's Cello Suuite No. 1 (transcribed for violin) and contemporary music selections.

April 16, 7 p.m. - Artist's talk and reception during Spartanburg's monthly ArtWalk. 

 
Location: Richardson Family Art Museum (lower level)
Contact: Youmi Efurd
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
HIIT Fitness Class, Richardson Dance Studio (Student Life)
Location: Richardson Dance Studio
Contact: Leah Wilson
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Diversity Dating Game, McMillan Theater (Student Life)
Description: Come out to Wofford's very first Diversity Dating Game! Join us for an afternoon of fun as contestants find their perfect match in this friendly rendition of the Dating Game TV Show. This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and WAC! 
Location: McMillan Theater
Contact: Nadia Glover
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Power Pilates, Richardson Dance Studio (Student Life)
Location: Richardson Dance Studio
Contact: Quinn Fleming
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Boot Camp Fitness Class, Richardson Dance Studio (Student Life)
Location: Richardson Dance Studio
Contact: McKenzie Summers
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Ab-Lab Fitness Class, Richardson Dance Studio (Student Life)
Location: Richardson Dance Studio
Contact: Leah wilson
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
HIIT Fitness Class, Richardson Dance Studio (Student Life)
Location: Richardson Dance Studio
Contact: Leah Wilson
7:00 PM
The Johnson Collection: Creativity, Collaborations, and Communal Uplift: The Careers of Southern Women Artists, Dr. Evie Terrono, Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts (multiple cals)
Description: Dr. Evie Terrono, Professor Art History and Affiliate Faculty in Women's Studies at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, will deliver the keynote address at the seventh annual Voices in American Art lecture. The year 2020 marks important political and cultural milestones in the history of the United States, including the centennial of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment guaranteeing women's constitutional right to vote as well as the two-hundredth anniversary of Susan B. Anthony's birth in 1820. A highly-regarded scholar on understanding of gender, race, and politics, Dr. Terrono has titled her upcoming lecture "Creativity, Collaborations, and Communal Uplift: The Careers of Southern Women Artists." 

The event is free and open to the public.
Location: Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts
Contact: Wofford News
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Women's Basketball vs ETSU (Athletics)
Location: Richardson Indoor Stadium
Contact: Jake Farkas
8:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Insanity Fitness Class, Richardson Dance Studio (Student Life)
Location: Richardson Dance Studio
Contact: AJ Miller
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