Winthrop University

Cultural Events Calendar

Welcome to Cultural Events at Winthrop University!

Explore a wide variety of events each semester, including theatrical productions, concerts and recitals, art exhibitions, film screenings, lectures and discussions, and more! The official calendar of events can be found below. To learn more about the program, please visit the FAQs page or contact us for additional information. For announcements on upcoming events, follow us on Facebook or Instagram.

 

Summer 2021

Note: This calendar is updated on a regular basis as new events are approved. Events are subject to change or cancellation.

Date

Time

Event                                             

Location

GLI

6/16/2021 2:30 PM Embracing and Valuing Cultural Differences and Diversity in the Workplace and Beyond

Duration: 1.5 hours | Admission: Free.
Register to attend IN-PERSON
Register to attend ONLINE
Event Contact: 803/323-3447, brinkleya@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: This event facilitates a greater understanding of diversity and inclusion, in the workplace and beyond. Focus will be placed on delineating how social inclusion helps to improve social capital, teamwork, and greater productivity in the workplace.
    Guidelines for Credit:
    OPTION 1. To receive credit, students must present their Winthrop ID cards to be scanned at door before and after the event.
    OPTION 2. To receive credit, students must enable their webcams during the event and remain in camera view as active participants.

OPTION 1.
In-person, Dina's Place, DIGS

OPTION 2. Online, Zoom

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Now until
end of term
  Common Book Event: 'Hyeonseo Lee on Escaping North Korea'

Duration: 1-2 hours | Admission: Free. Click here to access the event (requires Winthrop login)
Event Contact: culturalevents@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: An interview with Common Book author Hyeonseo Lee.
    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must complete the video activity on TechSmith Knowmia. Users must log in to TechSmith with their Winthrop email address (@mailbox.winthrop.edu). First-time users may need to change their password. For assistance, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu.

Online 
(asynchronous),

TechSmith Knowmia
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Now until
end of term
  Common Book Event: 'The Defector: Escape from North Korea'

Duration: 1-2 hours | Admission: Free. Click here to access the event (requires Winthrop login) | Event Contact: culturalevents@winthrop.edu

    Program: Film
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: Common Book: 'The Defector' a film about escaping from North Korea.
    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must complete the video activity on TechSmith Knowmia. Users must log in to TechSmith with their Winthrop email address (@mailbox.winthrop.edu). First-time users may need to change their password. For assistance, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu.

Online 
(asynchronous),

TechSmith Knowmia
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Now until
end of term
  Common Book Event: 'The Invisible Thread of Human Rights'

Duration: 1 hour | Access: Free.
•  Click here for public access
•  Click here to access the event for Cultural Event credit (requires Winthrop login)
Event Contact: culturalevents@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: This pre-recorded session will delve into life as author Hyeonseo Lee depicts it, as well as her awakening to the notion of human rights. The presentation will open a window into a human experience far different from our own, but also help us see our own human experience in a different light.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must complete the video activity on TechSmith Knowmia. Users must log in to TechSmith with their Winthrop email address (@mailbox.winthrop.edu). First-time users may need to change their password. For assistance, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu.

Online 
(asynchronous),

TechSmith Knowmia
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Now until
end of term
  Common Book Event: 'The Good, the Bad, and the Imagined in East Asia'

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes | Admission: Free.
•  Click here for public access
•  Click here to access the event for Cultural Event credit (requires Winthrop login)
Event Contact: culturalevents@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: This pre-recorded presentation by Dr. Catherine Chang delves into East Asian politics, culture, and recent trends.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must complete the video activity on TechSmith Knowmia. Users must log in to TechSmith with their Winthrop email address (@mailbox.winthrop.edu). First-time users may need to change their password. For assistance, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu.

Online 
(asynchronous),

TechSmith Knowmia
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Now until
end of term
  Common Book Event: 'Torture Survivors Tell Their Stories'

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes | Admission: Free.
•  Click here for public access
•  Click here to access the event for Cultural Event credit (requires Winthrop login)
Event Contact: culturalevents@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: Hear the compelling stories of torture survivors and the struggle for human rights around the world.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must complete the video activity on TechSmith Knowmia. Users must log in to TechSmith with their Winthrop email address (@mailbox.winthrop.edu). First-time users may need to change their password. For assistance, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu.

Online 
(asynchronous),

TechSmith Knowmia
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Last Updated: 6/15/21