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 panel discussions, and more! The Fall 2020 calendar of events is now available. To learn more about the program, please visit the FAQs page or contact the Cultural Events Coordinator for additional information. For news and announcements on upcoming events, connect with us on social media.

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The next Cultural Events Committee meeting will be on Tuesday, December 1st. In order to be guarranteed review, all event proposals and student petitions must be submitted by Friday, November 27th at 11:59 p.m.

Fall 2020 Semester

[Note: This calendar is updated on a regular basis as new events are approved. All event details are subject to change.]

Date

Time

Event                                     

Location

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Now until

04/27/2021

 

Common Book Event: 'Hyeonseo Lee on Escaping North Korea'

Duration: 1-2 hours | Admission: Free, open to students/faculty/staff. Click here to access the event for Cultural Event credit (requires student login) | Event Contact: culturalevents@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Interview with Common Book author Hyeonseo Lee

    Instructions for Accessing Event: 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.

Asynchronous event, TechSmith Knowmia

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Now until

04/27/2021

 

Common Book Event: 'The Defector: Escape from North Korea' Documentary

Duration: 1-2 hours | Admission: Free, open to students/faculty/staff. Click here to access the event for Cultural Event credit (requires student login) | Event Contact: culturalevents@winthrop.edu

    Program: Film
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: Common Book: 'The Defector' a film about escaping from North Korea.

    Instructions for Accessing Event: 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.

Asynchronous event, TechSmith Knowmia  GLI logo 

Now until

04/27/2021

 

Common Book Event: 'The Invisible Thread of Human Rights'

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free, open to public.
•  Click here for public access
•  Click here to access the event for Cultural Event credit (requires student 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.

Asynchronous event, TechSmith Knowmia GLI logo
Now until 04/27/2021  

Common Book Event: 'The Good, the Bad, and the Imagined in East Asia'

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes | Admission: Free, open to public.
•  Click here for public access
•  Click here to access the event for Cultural Event credit (requires student 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.

Asynchronous event, TechSmith Knowmia GLI logo
Now until 04/27/2021   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 student 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.

Asynchronous event, TechSmith Knowmia GLI logo
08/22/2020

8:00 PM

DSU Presents: World of Dance

Duration: 1.5 hours | Admission: Free. Click here to register | Event Contact: getera@winthrop.edu

    Program: Performance
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: This event will feature the renowned Ballet Inc. dance company performing various styles of dance, including ballet and contemporary in a highly interactive and engaging show.

Live virtual event, Zoom GLI logo

08/26/2020

7:00 PM

Athletics Town Hall: Knowing Our Place in History

Duration: 1.5 hours | Admission: Free. Click here to register | Event Contact: dunlapv@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: Filmmaker Frederick Taylor will discuss his documentary “Counter Histories: Rock Hill,” the history of the Friendship Nine, and the current climate of race and social justice in the United States.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here.

Live virtual event, Zoom

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08/27/2020

7:00 PM

Virtual WUG Artist Talk: Anna Dean, MFA Thesis Candidate

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to access the event beginning at 6:45 PM | Event Contact: 803/323-4293

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: Please join Winthrop University Galleries for a virtual MFA Thesis artist talk by MFA candidate Anna Dean. Dean will be discussing her MFA Thesis Exhibition Dust & Shadow.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time and complete a survey distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Blackboard Collaborate

 

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09/08/2020

8:00 PM

DSU Presents: Into the Unknown

Duration: 1.5 hours | Admission: Free
In-person Event: Click here to register
Virtual Event: Click here to register
Event Contact: getera@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: The world has faced seismic shifts with the proliferation of COVID-19. Our normal operating procedures have been completely disrupted. What does that mean for Winthrop students and the university?

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time and complete a survey distributed at the end of the event.

    To receive credit for the live virtual event, students must register in advance with their Winthrop email addresses and join the video session on time. They must also enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here.

In-person event, Tillman Auditorium /
Live virtual event, Zoom

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09/09/2020 5:00 PM Illustration Speaker Series: Fantasy illustrator Ruth Sanderson

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register | Event Contact: 803/323-2126

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: A presentation by fantasy illustrator Ruth Sanderson.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive CE credit, students must register for the event with their @winthrop.edu email address, join the event on time, and enable their web cameras during the event. An attendance survey will be distributed at the end of the event. For questions regarding CE credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu.

Live virtual event, Zoom

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09/09/2020 7:00 PM Rock the Hill, Rock the Vote!

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register | Event Contact: dunlapv@winthrop.edu 

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description:

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here.

Live virtual event, Zoom  GLI logo

09/10/2020,

10/08/2020,

11/12/2020

6:00 PM Carolina Piedmont Seminar Series: Exploring the Pleistocene Past

Duration: 1.5 hours for each seminar | Admission: $30-40, includes all three seminars.
Click here to register by Wednesday, September 9th | Event Contact: DVanBenschoten@chmuseums.org

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Museum of York County presents a Carolina Piedmont Seminar Series: Exploring Our Pleistocene Past, virtually this fall. This three-part series of instructional Zoom webinars will cover the early, middle and late Ice Ages in the Carolinas.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here.

Live virtual event, Zoom GLI logo
09/16/2020 5:00 PM Illustration Speaker Series: Multiple Coretta Scott King Award-winner R. Gregory Christie

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register | Event Contact: 803/323-2126

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: A presentation by multiple Coretta Scott King Award-winner R. Gregory Christie.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. For questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu.


Live virtual event, Zoom

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09/17/2020 11:00 AM

The Centennial of Women's Suffrage and the Constitution: Constitution Day Speaker and First Event in the Centennial of Women's Suffrage Event Series

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes | Admission: Free. Click here to register | Event Contact: disneyj@winthrop.edu, 803/524-9608

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Come help us celebrate Constitution Day by discussing The Centennial of Women's Suffrage and the Constitution with PLSC Professor Dr. Brandon Ranallo-Benavidez. This is the Constitution Day Speaker and the First Event in the Centennial of Women's Suffrage Event Series.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. An attendance survey will also be distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Zoom   
09/17/2020  11:00 AM

TEAR - Adjusting to the Fall 2020 Semester

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register | Event Contact: sharpea3@winthrop.edu, 803/673-3151

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: The presentation will use J. William Worden's Four Taks of Grieving to help participants unpack where they are at and look at what adjustments that they have made and still may need to make to be successful this semester.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. An attendance survey will also be distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Zoom  GLI logo 
09/17/2020 6:30 PM 

Going Gold with Sigma: A Discussion on the Importance of Childhood Cancer Awareness

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes | Admission: Free. Click here to register | Event Contact: culturalevents@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: A discussion on the importance of childhood cancer awareness.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here.

Live virtual event, Zoom    
09/18/2020 6:00 PM

Don't Go 'Unsane'

Duration: 2 hours | Admission: Free, open to Winthrop students and faculty/staff only. Click here to register | Event Contact: carltonb2@winthrop.edu, 843/325-3350

    Program: Film & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: Join us for the showing of the movie Unsane (2018) and a discussion of stalking and its warning signs.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. An attendance survey will also be distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Zoom  GLI logo
09/21/2020  7:00 PM A Short Lesson on the Crisis in Lebanon

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes | Admission: Free. Click here to access the event starting at 6:30 PM | Event Contact: moyonk@winthrop.edu 

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Drawing from personal experience of life in Lebanon over the past few years and the pedagogical function of literature and cinema in the Middle East, this talk asks us to contemplate the feeling of crisis in its historical context.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time and complete a survey distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Blackboard Collaborate 

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09/23/2020  7:00 PM Hilinski's Hope

Duration: 1.5 hours | Admission: Free. Click here to register [Registration for this event has reached capacity] | Event Contact: dunlapv@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: Kym and Mark Hilinski, founders of the Hilinski’s Hope foundation, will share their son Tyler’s story and discuss the importance of seeking help for mental health. Dr. Gretchen Baldwin will share campus resources available to students. NOTE: This program does discuss the topic of suicide.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. An attendance survey will also be distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Zoom   
09/24/2020 11:00 AM Health Profession Connection Seminar: Science and Health Concerns of COVID-19

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Admission: Free. Click here to access the event
Event Contact: dimaculangad@winthrop.edu | 803/323-6424

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: The HPC members will provide a Webinar on the underlying science of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the associated health aspects of the disease in an effort to dispel societal misconceptions and provide information and strategies for personal wellness. In addition to short presentations, the panel will answer questions from the audience.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time and complete a survey distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Blackboard Collaborate GLI logo

09/24/2020

 

6:00 PM

 

Virtual WUG Artist Talk: Margaret Curtis

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to access the event beginning at 5:45 PM | Event Contact: 803/323-2493

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: Join Winthrop University Galleries and artist Margaret Curtis as she discusses her current exhibition Portraits of Anxiety.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time and complete a survey distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Blackboard Collaborate

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09/24/2020 7:00 PM Student Submission Party

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to access the event at 7:00 PM | Event Contact: breitkreutzj2@winthrop.edu, | 8034153926

    Program: Reading
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Hear from faculty members Dr. Ephraim Sommers and Dr. Dustin Hoffman, and students from the Department of English as they discuss their experiences in the realm of publishing.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. An attendance survey will also be distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Zoom  
09/24/2020 8:00 PM DSU Presents: Harsh Reality

Duration: 2 hours | Admission: Free.
To attend in-person, click here to register
To attend virtually, click here to register
Event Contact: davist45@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: This is a panel-style lecture that will explore the various racial and social justice issues currently being discussed in America such as police brutality, racial prejudice and discrimination that is impacting the African American community.  This event will highlight these issues and also introduce ideas for how we can collectively make an impact and enact change.

    Guidelines for Credit:

    To receive credit for attending in personstudents must arrive on time to the event and present their Winthrop ID cards to be scanned at the door before and after the event.

    To receive credit for attending virtually, students must register in advance with their Winthrop email addresses and join the video session on time. They must also enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. An attendance survey will also be distributed at the end of the event.

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In-person event, Dina's Place
(OPTION 2)
Live virtual event. Zoom

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09/25/2020  4:00 PM "What in the World Will I Do?" A Discussion on Utilizing Career Development Tools

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register | Event Contact: lowreyl@winthrop.edu 

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: Click here to view event flyer

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. An attendance survey will also be distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Zoom  GLI logo 
09/28/2020  7:00 PM

'Iron Jawed Angels' Film & Discussion: Second event in the Centennial of Women's Suffrage Series

Duration: 2.5 hours | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: disneyj@winthrop.edu, 803/524-9608

    Program: Film & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: 'Iron Jawed Angels' Film & Discussion is the second event in the Centennial of Women's Suffrage Event Series. We will show the film Iron Jawed Angels and Dr. Jennifer Leigh Disney will lead a discussion at the end.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must arrive on time and present their Winthrop ID cards to be scanned at the door before and after the event.

In-person event, Dina's Place, DiGiorgio Campus Center  

09/30/2020

 

5:00 PM

 

Illustration Speaker Series: Mary Jane Begin

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register | Contact: 803/323-2126

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Mary Jane (a.k.a. MJ) Begin teaches at RISD, and Lynda.com, and is the Chair of Illustration in the Hollins University MFA in Children's Book Writing and Illustrating program. She is best known for her work with MY LITTLE PONY and THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, along with her other book titles. Learn more at new.maryjanebegin.com

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. For questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu.

Live virtual event, Zoom

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09/30/2020 5:30 PM College of Education Town Hall #1: Racial Tension and Conflict: Student and Faculty Voices Speak

Duration: 1.5 hours | Admission: Free. Click here to register | Event Contact: fullers@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: After the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, there were collective conversations, protests, and reflection like we haven't seen in a long time. In this Town Hall, some COE students and faculty discuss what these events mean to us individually and collectively and how we can use these crises as a healing journey.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. An attendance survey will also be distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Zoom GLI logo
09/30/2020 6:00 PM Deaf Community and Culture

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register (students must register with their Winthrop e-mail address) | Event Contact: bonda2@winthrop.edu, 662/695-0559

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Join the Diversity Peer Educators to learn more about the Deaf community and their Culture.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here.

Live virtual event, Zoom GLI logo
10/01/2020 11:00 AM The Importance of Voting: Your Right

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register. [Note: Students must register with their @winthrop.edu email address in order to receive credit.] | Event Contact: sharpea3@winthrop.edu, 803/673‐3151

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Join us to hear from Dr. Kimberly Hardy of  Fayetteville State on the importance of  voting. 

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. An attendance survey will also be distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Zoom GLI logo
10/01/2020 11:00 AM Women, the U.S. Constitution, and the Ongoing Struggle for Gender Equity: Talk in Honor of RBG

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: disneyj@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: An encore presentation of "The Centennial of Women's Suffrage and the Constitution" with special guest Professor Dr. Brandon Ranallo-Benavidez from the Department of Political Science, in honor of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here.

    Note: This is an encore presentation. Students who attended "The Centennial of Women's Suffrage and the Constitution" on 9/17/2020 will not receive additional credit.

Live virtual event, Zoom  
10/01/2020 7:00 PM

'One Vote' Documentary Screening

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes | Admission: Free. Click here to register | Event Contact: mooreke@winthrop.edu, 803/323-3381

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: "One Vote" shows the fateful 2016 election as seen from five voting stations nationwide — including South Carolina. Following the screening, a discussion about why voter engagement matters will be led with Dr. Sherell Fuller and Dr. Eric Moore.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here.

Live virtual event, Zoom GLI logo
10/02/2020 7:30 PM

The Women of Lockerbie, by Deborah Brevoort

Duration:  2 hours, 15 minutes Admission: $3 for students. Click here to purchase tickets | Event Contact: Box Office at boxoffice@winthrop.edu

[Note: To receive credit, students must attend PARTS I and II of the event. See below for more details.]

    Program: Performance
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: In 1988, Pan Am flight 103 was bombed mid-flight, and the fiery pieces rained down on the peaceful town of Lockerbie, Scotland.  Two-hundred-and-seventy people lost their lives that day:  243 passengers, 16 crew members, and 11 people on the ground.  The Women of Lockerbie tells the story of a group of women fighting U.S. government bureaucracy to accomplish a stunningly simple, humane goal: washing and returning the clothes of the crash victims to their families.  Playwright Deborah Brevoort uses the structure of Greek tragedy to tell this story of grieving and healing, powerlessness and control, joy and darkness.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend both the virtual performance on ShowTix4U and the talkback on Zoom at the end of the show. Students must enable their web cameras during the Zoom portion of the event. An attendance survey will be distributed at the end of the Zoom meeting.

PART I: Virtual performance on ShowTix4U

PART II:
Talkback on Zoom (with ticket purchase)
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10/03/2020 7:30 PM

The Women of Lockerbie, by Deborah Brevoort

Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes | Admission: $3 for students. Click here to purchase tickets | Event Contact: Box Office at boxoffice@winthrop.edu

[Note: To receive credit, students must attend PARTS I and II of the event. See below for more details.]

    Program: Performance
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: In 1988, Pan Am flight 103 was bombed mid-flight, and the fiery pieces rained down on the peaceful town of Lockerbie, Scotland.  Two-hundred-and-seventy people lost their lives that day:  243 passengers, 16 crew members, and 11 people on the ground.  The Women of Lockerbie tells the story of a group of women fighting U.S. government bureaucracy to accomplish a stunningly simple, humane goal: washing and returning the clothes of the crash victims to their families.  Playwright Deborah Brevoort uses the structure of Greek tragedy to tell this story of grieving and healing, powerlessness and control, joy and darkness.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend both the virtual performance on ShowTix4U and the talkback on Zoom at the end of the show. Students must enable their web cameras during the Zoom portion of the event. An attendance survey will be distributed at the end of the Zoom meeting.

PART I: Virtual performance on ShowTix4U

PART II:
Talkback on Zoom (with ticket purchase)
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10/04/2020 2:00 PM

The Women of Lockerbie, by Deborah Brevoort

Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes | Admission: $3 for students. Click here to purchase tickets | Event Contact: Box Office at boxoffice@winthrop.edu

[Note: To receive credit, students must attend PARTS I and II of the event. See below for more details.]

    Program: Performance
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: In 1988, Pan Am flight 103 was bombed mid-flight, and the fiery pieces rained down on the peaceful town of Lockerbie, Scotland.  Two-hundred-and-seventy people lost their lives that day:  243 passengers, 16 crew members, and 11 people on the ground.  The Women of Lockerbie tells the story of a group of women fighting U.S. government bureaucracy to accomplish a stunningly simple, humane goal: washing and returning the clothes of the crash victims to their families.  Playwright Deborah Brevoort uses the structure of Greek tragedy to tell this story of grieving and healing, powerlessness and control, joy and darkness.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend both the virtual performance on ShowTix4U and the talkback on Zoom at the end of the show. Students must enable their web cameras during the Zoom portion of the event. An attendance survey will be distributed at the end of the Zoom meeting.

PART I: Virtual performance on ShowTix4U

PART II:
Talkback on Zoom (with ticket purchase)
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10/08/2020 11:00 AM

Black Women and the Suffrage Movement - Third Event in the Centennial of Women's Suffrage Series

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes | Admission: Click here to register. | Event Contact: disneyj@winthrop.edu, 803/524-9608

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Black Women and the Suffrage Movement with HIST Professor Dr. Jennifer Dixon-McKnight is the Third Event in the Centennial of Women's Suffrage Event Series.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found hereAn attendance survey will also be distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Zoom  
10/08/2020 7:00 PM

Author Interview - Daniel Nayeri

Duration: 2 hours | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: chrisfox@fridayartsproject.org

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Daniel Nayeri was born in Iran and spent some years as a refugee before immigrating to Oklahoma at age eight with his family. He is the author of several books for young readers, including Everything Sad is Untrue (A True Story) and Straw House, Wood House, Brick House, Blow: Four Novellas. He lives with his family in New Jersey.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here.

Live virtual event, Zoom  
10/08/2020 7:30 PM

Rossum's Universal Robots (R.U.R.)

Duration: 2 hours | Admission: $5. Click here to purchase tickets. NOTE: To receive credit, students must purchase a ticket for the show, attend the performance, and complete a 250-word petition after the event; see details below. | Event Contact: boxoffice@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: In 1921, ÄŒapek introduced the word "robot" and built around it, the concept that humankind would bring about its own destruction. In this play, the idealistic young Helena Glory arrives at the remote island factory of R.U.R., on a mission to liberate the robots...

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must purchase a ticket with their Winthrop email addresses, attend the performance, and complete a petition survey which will distributed via email after the event (for this, students will be asked to type a 250-word reflection on the event).

Virtual performance on ShowTix4U

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10/09/2020 7:30 PM

Rossum's Universal Robots (R.U.R.)

Duration: 2 hours | Admission: $5. Click here to purchase tickets. NOTE: To receive credit, students must purchase a ticket for the show, attend the performance, and complete a 250-word petition after the event; see details below. | Event Contact: boxoffice@winthrop.edu

    Program: Performance
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: In 1921, ÄŒapek introduced the word "robot" and built around it, the concept that humankind would bring about its own destruction. In this play, the idealistic young Helena Glory arrives at the remote island factory of R.U.R., on a mission to liberate the robots...

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must purchase a ticket with their Winthrop email addresses, attend the performance, and complete a petition survey which will distributed via email after the event (for this, students will be asked to type a 250-word reflection on the event).

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10/10/2020 7:30 PM

Rossum's Universal Robots (R.U.R.)

Duration: 2 hours | Admission: $5. Click here to purchase tickets. NOTE: To receive credit, students must purchase a ticket for the show, attend the performance, and complete a 250-word petition after the event; see details below. | Event Contact: boxoffice@winthrop.edu

    Program: Performance
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: In 1921, ÄŒapek introduced the word "robot" and built around it, the concept that humankind would bring about its own destruction. In this play, the idealistic young Helena Glory arrives at the remote island factory of R.U.R., on a mission to liberate the robots...

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must purchase a ticket with their Winthrop email addresses, attend the performance, and complete a petition survey which will distributed via email after the event (for this, students will be asked to type a 250-word reflection on the event).

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10/11/2020 2:00 PM

Rossum's Universal Robots (R.U.R.)

Duration: 2 hours | Admission: $5. Click here to purchase tickets. NOTE: To receive credit, students must purchase a ticket for the show, attend the performance, and complete a 250-word petition after the event; see details below. | Event Contact: boxoffice@winthrop.edu

    Program: Performance
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: In 1921, ÄŒapek introduced the word "robot" and built around it, the concept that humankind would bring about its own destruction. In this play, the idealistic young Helena Glory arrives at the remote island factory of R.U.R., on a mission to liberate the robots...

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must purchase a ticket with their Winthrop email addresses, attend the performance, and complete a petition survey which will distributed via email after the event (for this, students will be asked to type a 250-word reflection on the event).

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10/12/2020 5:00 PM

Illustration Speaker Series: New York Times best-selling author/illustrator Brian Lies

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register (if student, with your Winthrop Email Address). | Event Contact: 803/323-2126

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: A presentation by New York Times best-selling author/illustrator Brian Lies.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. For questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu.

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10/15/2020 11:00 AM

Lyndon Barrois: Guest Lecture

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to join the meeting beginning at 10:45 a.m. | Event Contact: 803/323-2399

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Lyndon Barrois is an award-winning director, animator, and visual effects pro. He is the founder of "It's A Wrapper!" Films where he creates socially-driven content using stop-motion animation.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found hereAn attendance survey will also be distributed at the end of the event.

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10/15/2020 7:30 PM The Creative Writing Program's Alumni and MFA Talk

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: winthropcwp@gmail.com

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description:

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found hereAn attendance survey will also be distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Zoom  
10/15/2020 7:30 PM Being Black at PWI

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to sign up. | Event Contact: guiderj2@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: A panel discussion that highlights African American student's experince at a predominantly white insituiton versus a historially black college/university. This discussion is derived from an age old Twitter debate between PWI black students and HBCU students.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must arrive on time and present their Winthrop ID cards to be scanned at the door before and after the event.

In-person event,
Tillman Auditorium
 
10/20/2020 6:00 PM The Mental Who? What? When? Where(s)? of College Health

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register for the event. [Note: Students must register with their Winthrop Email Address in order to receive credit] | Event Contact: wuactiveminds@winthrop.edu, 603/205-3074

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description:

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. For questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu.

Live virtual event, Zoom  
10/21/2020 11:30 AM Fresh Check Day: A Mental Health Check-In for College Students (Part I)

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register for the event. [Note: Students must register with their Winthrop Email Address in order to receive credit] | Event Contact: hopkinscampb@winthrop.edu, 803/323-2206

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: This is an uplifting mental health promotion and suicide prevention event that with interactive booths and peer-to-peer messaging, with broad campus support in a lively social setting.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register for the event with their Winthrop email addresses, and join the video session on time and enable their web cameras during the event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found hereFor questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu

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10/22/2020 11:00 AM Virtual Visting Artist Lecture: Edgar Arceneaux

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes | Admission: Free. Click here to register for the event. NOTE: To receive credit, students must attend the lecture and complete a 250-word petition after the event; see details below. | Event Contact: 803/323-2126

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Born in 1972, Los Angeles-based artist Edgar Arceneaux received a B.F.A. from the Art Center College of Design and a M.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts. Arceneaux constructs drawings, installations, video and film works as complex arrangements of association that examine adjacencies and points of contact between implausible relations.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register with their Winthrop e-mail address, attend the entire event, and complete a petition survey which will distributed via email after the event (for this, students will be asked to type a 250-word reflection on the event).

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10/22/2020 11:30 AM Fresh Check Day: A Mental Health Check-In for College Students (Part II)

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register for the event. [Note: Students must register with their Winthrop Email Address in order to receive credit] | Event Contact: hopkinscampb@winthrop.edu, 803/323-2206

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: This is an uplifting mental health promotion and suicide prevention event that with interactive booths and peer-to-peer messaging, with broad campus support in a lively social setting.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. For questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu

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10/22/2020

 

6:00 PM

 

Virtual WUG Artist Talk: Andrea Downs

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to access event beginning at 5:45 PM | Event Contact: 803/323-2493

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Join Winthrop University Galleries and artist Andrea Downs as she discusses her ongoing project Airing Out the “Dirty” Laundry. A small selection of pieces will be installed at Winthrop’s DiGiorgio Campus Center lobby and the Arts Council of York County in downtown Rock Hill.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time and complete a survey distributed at the end of the event.

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10/22/2020 7:00 PM Health Profession Connection Seminar: Role of Epidemiology in a Pandemic and Public Health

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Click here to access the event starting at 6:45 PM [Note: Students must join using their @winthrop.edu email addresses] | Event Contact: koszewskiw@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: A talk featuring Dr. Linda Bell, MD, DHEC Epidemiologist and public health expert 

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time and complete a survey distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Zoom  
10/22/2020 7:00 PM Friday Arts Project Hub Meeting

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: chrisfox@fridayartsproject.org

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: A panel discussion on adaptations of Sherlock Holmes and Jane Austen's work.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found hereFor questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu

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10/23/2020 2:00 PM Edgar Arceneaux Public Film Screening of Until, Until, Until

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes | Admission: Free. Click here to register for the event. NOTE: To receive credit, students must attend the lecture and complete a 250-word petition after the event; see details below. | Event Contact: 803/323-2126

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: Born in 1972, Los Angeles-based artist Edgar Arceneaux received a B.F.A. from the Art Center College of Design and a M.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts. Arceneaux constructs drawings, installations, video and film works as complex arrangements of association that examine adjacencies and points of contact between implausible relations.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register with their Winthrop e-mail address, attend the entire event, and complete a petition survey which will distributed via email after the event (for this, students will be asked to type a 250-word reflection on the event).

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10/24/2020 7:00 PM ArtsWinthrop Gala

Duration: 2 hours | Admission: Free. Click here to register. NOTE: To receive credit, students must register in advance, attend the entire event, and complete a 250-word petition after the event (see details below). | Event Contact: arts@winthrop.edu

    Program: Special event
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: The evening will be full of performances from our students and faculty members, as well as surprise appearances by special guests.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must register with their Winthrop e-mail addresses, attend the entire event, and complete a petition survey distributed via email after the event (for this, students will be asked to type a 250-word reflection on the event).

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10/26/2020

 

5:00 PM

 

Illustration Speaker Series: Ashley Belote

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register (students must use their Winthrop e-mail address). | Event Contact: 803/323-2126

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: A presentation by debuting illustrator Ashley Belote.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found hereFor questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu

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10/27/2020 11:00 AM Hard Won, Not Done: Suffrage History in the U.S. - Fourth Event in the Centennial of Women's Suffrage Series 

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes | Admission: Free. Click here to join the video session. NOTE: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event and write a 250-word summary of the event; see details below. | Event Contact: moyonk@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Dr. Karen Kedrowski will discuss "Hard Won, Not Done: Suffrage History in the US." This is the fourth event in the five-part series The Centennial of Women's Suffrage.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time, attending the entire event, and write a 250-word reflection in a survey distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Blackboard Collaborate Ultra  
10/27/2020 11:00 AM Renee Holliday MFA Thesis Proposal

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to join the video session (with your full name). NOTE: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event and write a 250-word summary of the event; see details below. | Event Contact: 803/323-2126

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: MFA thesis proposal.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time, attending the entire event, and write a 250-word reflection in a survey distributed at the end of the event.

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10/27/2020 3:00 PM Diversity Dialogues: Free Speech vs. Hate Speech

Duration: 90 minutes | Admission: Free. Click here to join the video session. | Event Contact: brownka@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: 

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. An attendance survey will also be distributed at the end of the event.

Live virtual event, Zoom  
10/28/2020 5:30 PM College of Education Town Hall #2: The Moral Responsibility of Educators

Duration: 90 minutes | Admission: Free. Click here to register (students must use their Winthrop e-mail address). | Event Contact: bargerbp@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: 

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found hereFor questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu

Live virtual event, Zoom

 
10/28/2020 7:00 PM Do We Fight Fair?

Duration: 1.5 hours | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: culturalevents@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Learn about conflict management from our presidential candidates and the debates.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found hereFor questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu

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10/29/2020 7:00 PM Masks of the Black Death: Medieval Pandemics and Modern Twists

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes | Admission: Free. Click here to register | Event Contact: bellgd@winthrop.edu, 919/452-2414

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: This program will explore how people responded to a pandemic, in this case the Black Death, in Europe during the Middle Ages.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. For questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu

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10/29/2020

7:00 PM

In-person Laundry Day Workshop

Duration: 2 hours | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: 803/323-2493

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: Individuals, groups and communities of people are invited to engage in Airing Out the “Dirty” Laundry project. Laundry Day Workshops are a call for women to gather together, opportunity to listen and to be heard, and to foster the love and understanding that resists hate and injustice. Laundry Day Workshops provide basic artmaking materials and brave, supportive, and safe spaces for women to create pieces of visual storytelling.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must arrive on time and present their Winthrop ID cards to be scanned at the door before and after the event.

In-person event, Richardson Ballroom, DiGiorio Campus Center

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10/29/2020 7:00 PM Patricia Schmoutz MFA Thesis Proposal

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to join the video session (with your full name). NOTE: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event and write a 250-word summary of the event; see details below. | Event Contact: 803/323-2126

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: MFA thesis proposal.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time, attending the entire event, and write a 250-word reflection in a survey distributed at the end of the event.

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10/29/2020 7:30 PM

Winthrop Creative Writing Program's Student Showcase

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: 803/415-3926, breitkreutzj2@winthrop.edu

    Program: Reading
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Students from Winthrop's Creative Writing Program will showcase their poetry, short fiction, and non-fiction.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. For questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu

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10/30/2020 10:00 AM

Zooming Around the World: Study Abroad

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: lowreyl@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Hear exciting stories from Winthrop Students who have studied abroad, and learn about the process for students to take advantage of Study Abroad opportunities.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. For questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu.

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11/04/2020 4:00 PM

Black Student Fatigue in 2020 on and off Campus

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: winthrop_absw@mailbox.winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: The Winthrop Association of Black Social Workers will be discussing contributing factors to black student fatigue and how to address it.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. For questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu

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11/05/2020 6:00 PM

Film Disussion - Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: chrisfox@fridayartsproject.org

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: A film discussion on the Frank Capra classic Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939). Participants are encouraged to watch the film prior to the event.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found hereFor questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu

Live virtual event, Zoom  
11/06/2020 1:00 PM

BFA Artist Talk: Jennifer Kirk Hamilton, Antonio Washington, and Mackenzie Wells

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to join the meeting. | Event Contact: 803/323-2653 

Meeting ID: 966 7487 7155

Passcode: 531610

    Program: Discussion of exhibition
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: 

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. An attendance survey will also be distributed at the end of the event.

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11/10/2020 11:00 AM

Guest Artist Lecture: Edison Peñafiel

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to join the video session (students must join using their full names). | Event Contact: 803/323-2126

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: Edison Peñafiel creates experiences about those on the underside of the world’s major conflicts: the migrant, the laborer, the surveilled. Clashing ideologies and the repetitive cycles of history produce the human catastrophes that his multimedia installations speak to.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must (1) attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, (2) enable their web cameras during the event, and (3) complete and attendance survey distributed at the end of the event.

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11/10/2020 6:30 PM

Post Election Round Up: Where do we go from here?

Duration: 1.5 hours | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: 803/280-0915, moyonk@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: 

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found hereFor questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu

Live virtual event, Zoom  
11/11/2020 11:00 AM

William Major: Ethics on Portraiture and Place

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to join the video session (students must join using their full names). | Event Contact: culturalevents@winthrop.edu

    Program: Discussion of exhibition
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: William Major is a time-based media artist based in Harlan, KY. Through his artistic practice he has been thinking about better ways to ethically represent the folks he collaborates with in visual projects as well as better engagement with his Appalachian homeland. In his lecture he will be contemplating visual extraction as a toxic practice, how to better collaborate with friends and community members on an artistic project, identity politics of the body and place being important visually, curbing harmful photographic traditions, and how to start thinking beyond yourself within your practice. 
    www.williammajorphotographs.com 

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must (1) attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, (2) and enable their web cameras during the entire event, and (3) complete and attendance survey distributed at the end of the event.

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11/11/2020 5:00 PM Caldecott and Newbery-winning author/illustrator Eugene Yelchin

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register (students must use their Winthrop e-mail address). | Event Contact: 803/323-2126

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Eugene Yelchin is originally from Russia with quite the story of coming to America. He is an award-winning author (Newbery winner), painter & illustrator of children's books (National Book Award Finalist), who has also worked in film (Rango). Learn more at 
    https://www.eugeneyelchin.com/about. 

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found hereFor questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu

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11/12/2020 11:00 AM Field in Action: Social Work Practice Perspectives

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: culturalevents@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: An expert social work panel will share their personal journeys and how their internship experiences prepared them for practice. We hope to convey the message that social work internships can prepare you for what you think you want to do and also discuss important factors such as professionalism, working within a team, adhering to policies in the workplace, and the social work code of ethics. (Not restricted to only social work majors)

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found hereFor questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu

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11/12/2020 11:00 AM Raising the Bar & Pushing Barriers: Female Coaches in Strength and Conditioning

Duration: 1.5 hours | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: 303/725-2857, mcguires3@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Registrants will hear from female strength coaches about their current role in the S&C industry, barriers specific to being a female in the industry, recommendations they suggest to aspiring coaches (or even current ones), and opportunities they have taken advantage of to further their own education and career.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found hereFor questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu.

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11/12/2020 7:00 PM International Tea (2.0)

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register (students must use their Winthrop e-mail address). | Event Contact: 803/323-2133, international@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Join the International Center as they celebrate International Education Week and explore the cuisine and culture of Brazil!

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. For questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu.

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11/13/2020 5:00 PM When Cultures Collide

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes | Admission: Free. Click here to register (students must use their Winthrop e-mail address). | Event Contact: rodriguesl2@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description:

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here. For questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu.

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11/13/2020 8:00 PM DSU Presents: World Trivia

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. 
Click here to register for virtual event.
Click here to register for in-person event
Event Contact: 343/429-5056,
vivancob2@mailbox.winthrop.edu

    Program: Special event
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Learn about the world and compete with friends in the World Trivia!

    Guidelines for Credit: 

    OPTION 1. To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here.

    OPTION 2. In-person event. To receive credit, students must arrive on time and present their Winthrop ID cards to be scanned at the door before and after the event.

OPTION 1. Live virtual event, Zoom

OPTION 2. In-person event, Richardson Ballroom

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11/14/2020 7:30 PM Student-Directed Fall One-Act Festival

Duration: 1.5 hours | Admission: $3 with Winthrop ID/$5 general public/$10 family. Purchase Tickets Here. | Event Contact: boxoffice@winthrop.edu

NOTE: To receive credit for attending this event, students must submit a 250-word petition after the performance (see details below).

    Program: Performance
    Family Friendly: No. This production contains mature content language and is not suitable for children.
    Description: A lively, entertaining and eclectic mix of one-act plays directed by advanced theatre students.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must purchase a ticket with their Winthrop email address, attend the performance, and submit a 250-word reflection in a survey distributed via e-mail at the end of the event.

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11/15/2020 2:00 PM Student-Directed Fall One-Act Festival

Duration: 1.5 hours | Admission: $3 with Winthrop ID/$5 general public/$10 family. Purchase Tickets Here. | Event Contact: boxoffice@winthrop.edu

NOTE: To receive credit for attending this event, students must submit a 250-word petition after the performance (see details below).

    Program: Performance
    Family Friendly: No. This production contains mature content language and is not suitable for children.
    Description: A lively, entertaining and eclectic mix of one-act plays directed by advanced theatre students.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must purchase a ticket with their Winthrop email address, attend the performance, and submit a 250-word reflection in a survey distributed via e-mail at the end of the event.

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11/16/2020 6:00 PM Are you Listening?

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register (students must use their Winthrop e-mail address). | Event Contact: sigmonm@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Students are engaged in oral communication skills approximately 70% of their day (speaking and listening); yet of all the core literacy skills, listening is the least taught, the least modeled, and the least practiced. This presentation will model strategies that you can use to help facilitate more authentic engagement in teaching and practicing listening skills in the classroom.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found hereFor questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu

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11/16/2020 6:30 PM Power and Influence: Cross-National and Cross-cultural Perspectives in Haiti, Oman, and Senegal

Duration: 1.5 hours | Admission: Free. 
Click here to register for the virtual event.
Click here to register for the in-person event.
Event Contact: brinkleya@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: This event will present and highlight some national, ethnic, and communal items and tendencies that are often at the root of the salient and manifest differences in workplace cultures around the world. Specifically, the countries of Haiti, Oman, and Senegal will be used to illustrate how concepts about power and relationships affect ways in which activities and tasks are carried out, supervised, and managed in the workplace environment.

    Guidelines for Credit: 

    OPTION 1. To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found here.

    OPTION 2. In-person event. To receive credit, students must arrive on time and present their Winthrop ID cards to be scanned at the door before and after the event.

OPTION 1. Live virtual event, Zoom

OPTION 2. In-person event, Dina's Place

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11/17/2020 11:00 AM 2021 Sherwin Williams ColorMix Forecast with Shane Jones

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to join the video session (students must join with their full name). | Event Contact: 803/323-3686

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: 

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must (1) attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, (2) enable their web cameras during the event, and (3) complete and attendance survey distributed at the end of the event.

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11/17/2020 7:00 PM HPC Webinar - Frontline of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Healthcare Professional and A Patient Point of View

Duration: 90 minutes | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: culturalevents@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: This webinar will focus on the COVID-19 virus and the impact it has had on frontline medical providers. It will also provide an insight from a survivor of the virus.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must (1) attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and (2) enable their web cameras during the event.

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11/18/2020 7:00 PM Virtual WUG Artist Talk: Lauren Taylor League, MFA Thesis Candidate

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to access the event beginning at 6:45 PM | Event Contact: 803/323-2493

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: No
    Description: Please join Winthrop University Galleries for a virtual MFA Thesis talk by MFA candidate Lauren Taylor League. League will be discussing her MFA Thesis Exhibition, Nurture.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must join the video session on time and complete a survey distributed at the end of the event.

 

Live virtual event, Blackboard Collaborate

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11/18/2020 7:00 PM 'The Divine Order' Film & Discussion: Fifth Event in the Centennial of Women's Suffrage Series

Duration: 2.5 hours | Admission: Free. Click here to register. | Event Contact: disneyj@winthrop.edu | 803/524-9608
NOTE: Limited capacity of 45 seats.

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: 'The Divine Order' Film and Discussion is the fifth and final event in the Centennial of Women's Suffrage Event Series. Dr. Jennifer Leigh Disney will lead a discussion after the film.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must arrive on time and present their Winthrop ID cards to be scanned at the door before and after the event.

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11/18/2020 5:00 PM College of Education Town Hall #3: Cultivating Emotional Resilience

Duration: 1 hour | Admission: Free. Click here to register (students must use their Winthrop e-mail address). | Event Contact: johnsonle@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description: Join expert panelists and community practitioners as we explore building our capacity to be emotional resilient in turbulent times.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found hereFor questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu

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 11/19/2020 6:00 PM The Mental Health Impact of Pandemic Related Racism

Duration: 1.5 hours | Admission: Free. Click here to register (students must use their Winthrop e-mail address). | Event Contact: wuactiveminds@winthrop.edu

    Program: Lecture & discussion
    Family Friendly: Yes
    Description:seminar on the mental health impact of pandemic-related racism.

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must attend the entire event, joining the video session on time, and enable their web cameras during the entire event. Digital backgrounds for Zoom (optional) can be found hereFor questions about credit, please contact culturalevents@winthrop.edu

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11/20/2020 7:30 PM Senior Choreography Showcase

Duration: 1.5 hours | Admission: $3 with Winthrop ID/$5 general public/$10 family. Purchase Tickets Here. | Event Contact: boxoffice@winthrop.edu

NOTE: To receive credit for attending this event, students must submit a 250-word petition after the performance (see details below).

    Program: Performance
    Family Friendly: No. One piece contains mature/explicit content.
    Description: A showcase of modern dance films featuring the choreographic talents of senior dance majors. 

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must purchase a ticket with their Winthrop email address, attend the performance, and submit a 250-word reflection in a survey distributed via e-mail at the end of the event.

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11/21/2020 7:30 PM Senior Choreography Showcase

Duration: 1.5 hours | Admission: $3 with Winthrop ID/$5 general public/$10 family. Purchase Tickets Here. | Event Contact: boxoffice@winthrop.edu

NOTE: To receive credit for attending this event, students must submit a 250-word petition after the performance (see details below).

    Program: Performance
    Family Friendly: No. One piece contains mature/explicit content.
    Description: A showcase of modern dance films featuring the choreographic talents of senior dance majors. 

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must purchase a ticket with their Winthrop email address, attend the performance, and submit a 250-word reflection in a survey distributed via e-mail at the end of the event.

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11/22/2020 2:00 PM Senior Choreography Showcase

Duration: 1.5 hours | Admission: $3 with Winthrop ID/$5 general public/$10 family. Purchase Tickets Here. | Event Contact: boxoffice@winthrop.edu

NOTE: To receive credit for attending this event, students must submit a 250-word petition after the performance (see details below).

    Program: Performance
    Family Friendly: No. One piece contains mature/explicit content.
    Description: A showcase of modern dance films featuring the choreographic talents of senior dance majors. 

    Guidelines for Credit: To receive credit, students must purchase a ticket with their Winthrop email address, attend the performance, and submit a 250-word reflection in a survey distributed via e-mail at the end of the event.

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