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Thursday, April 18, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM
Transgender in Higher Education, Olin Theater (Student Life)
Description: Join us in a session to learn about the challenges of trans* and nonbinary campus community members and discuss how we can create a more inclusive environment at Wofford. Participants will become familiar with key terms and concepts, engage in reflection about identity privilege and oppression, recognize biases associated with the trans community, and explore opportunities to create positive changes on Wofford?s campus. The presenters are Dr. Rachel Wagner, Julia Harvey, Dion Harry, Molly Callahan and Jordan Viars from Clemson University. Lunch will be provided! To register for this event, please access the link through daily announcements. Space is limited. Please contact Dean Watts for any questions.
Location: Olin 101 Theater
Contact: Demario Watts
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Art Exhibit: Graphic Solidarity: The Internationalist Outlook of the Cuban Revolution (Arts and Cultural (On Campus))
Description:

Graphic Solidarity: The Internationalist Outlook of the Cuban Revolution features posters produced in Cuba during the period following the revolution through the 1980s. The posters highlighted in this exhibition focus on Cuba’s efforts to spread the messages of their revolution worldwide and to inspire others in the fight against oppression stemming from the legacy of imperialism and colonialism. Primarily published by the OSPAAAL organization based in Havana, these works helped to facilitate the internationalist outlook and message of the Cuban revolution through their inclusion in the Tricontinental Magazine which reached people in more than 60 countries worldwide.  The works in this exhibition are on loan from the collection of Lindsay Webster, Spartanburg, SC.  Curated by Katie McCorkle, this exhibition is a culmination of her year-long Art History and Government honors project.

Location: Richardson Family Art Museum
Contact: Youmi Efurd
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Art Exhibit: Sacred and Secular: Netherlandish Baroque Paintings from Regional Collections, Richardson Family Art Museum (Arts and Cultural (On Campus))
Description:

Dynamic and theatrical, but also down-to-earth, moralizing, and sometimes comic.  Triumphant, grandiose, and propagandistic, and yet also intimate and inward.  All of these terms are applicable to the art of the European Baroque, the cultural epoch of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries which produced an unprecedented richness and variety in creative expression.  Complex and conflicting forces across the political, religious, economic, and social spheres of life account for this artistic abundance.  The Netherlands, a major center of artistic production during the Baroque period, was home to many of these contrasts and conflicts within its relatively small geographic boundaries along the northern coast of Europe.

These diverse cultural forces are evident, in varying ways and degrees, in a selection of paintings generously lent to Wofford College by the Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery in Greenville, SC, the Columbia Museum of Art in Columbia, SC, and the Robicsek Family Collection in Charlotte, NC. 

Location: Richardson Family Art Museum
Contact: Youmi Efurd
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Academic Advising in an Era of Instant Gratification: The Pathway to Empowerment, Olin 207 (Academic)
Description:

All faculty and staff are welcome to join general education advisors for this NACADA webinar presentation: Academic Advising in an Era of Instant Gratification: The Pathway to Empowerment. We’ll meet in Olin 207 from 2-3 PM.

Location: Olin 207
Contact: Carol Wilson
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Meet & Greet with the Presidential Committee on Diversity & Inclusion, Meadors Multicultural House (multiple cals)
Description:

Come out and get to know the members of the Presidential Committee on Diversity and Inclusion! This event is opened to all student-led organizations. Food will be provided! Enjoy this opportunity to meet and network with your peers, faculty, and staff that are helping make Wofford a more inclusive campus! We hope to see you there!


Location: Meadors Multicultural House
Contact: Brandon Molina
7:00 PM
Curator's Talk: "Graphic Solidarity" -Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts (Arts and Cultural (On Campus))
Description: Join us in the upper level of the Richardson Family Art Gallery for a curator’s talk by Wofford senior Katie McCorkle on her exhibition “Graphic Solidarity: The Internationalist Outlook of the Cuban Revolution.” This exhibition features posters produced in Cuba during the period following the revolution through the 1980s, focusing on the revolutionaries’ efforts to inspire others in the fight against oppression stemming from the legacies of imperialism and colonialism. Part of Spartanburg's monthly ArtWalk series, this gallery talk is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a free reception with the artist.
Location: Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts
Contact: Youmi Efurd
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Last Firefly, Jerome Johnson Richardson Theatre (Arts and Cultural (On Campus))
Description:
Wofford Theatre is proud to present The Last Firefly, written by Naomi Iizuka and directed by guest artist and lecturer Sully White. 

Critically acclaimed for her poetic and imaginative storytelling, Iizuka is known for plays which masterfully blend classical and contemporary theatrical traditions from East and West. In The Last Firefly, she seamlessly weaves Japanese folk tales into the story of a young boy on a perilous quest for an elusive truth. A production sure to entrance viewers both young and old, The Last Firefly is recommended for audiences ages 8 and up.

The play runs Apr. 17-19 and 24-27, at 8 PM each night.

Student tickets are $5, faculty tickets are $12, and tickets for the general public are $15. Purchase in advance at www.wofford.edu/boxoffice or on the Wofford Theatre Facebook page to take advantage of our special online discount!

Same-day online sales close at 5 PM each day, and the box office opens at 6 PM in the lobby of the Arts Center. Seating will be general admission, so be sure to arrive early to get a great seat! Unclaimed tickets will be released to the public five minutes before showtime, and no admission will be permitted once the performance begins.
Location: Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts
Contact: Miriam Thomas
Jim & Kay Gross Collection: Art of the Carolinas, Sandor Teszler Library Gallery (Arts and Cultural (On Campus))
Description:

Sandor Teszler Library Gallery features the recently donated works of Jim and Kay Gross Collection.  Jim and Kay, avid art lovers and supporters, started collecting artworks, since they moved to Spartanburg in 1960s.  Jim immediately connected to a new art organization and gallery on Kennedy Street, which later became the Spartanburg Arts Center on South Spring Street.  He served many terms on the Board of the Arts Council.  In addition, he was twice President of the Spartanburg Gallery Committee as well as President of the Spartanburg Ballet Guild.  Jim and Kay regularly attended openings and exhibitions at the Arts Center and at local colleges and galleries, where they often purchased art works, especially those from artists in South and North Carolina. This exhibition runs through April 27th.  

Location: Sandor Teszler Library Gallery
Contact: Youmi Efurd
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