Monday, 27 Sep 2021
Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Week
An enchanting cast of characters awaits you! Meet Norm, Norma, Nate, Nora, Elwood, Jake, and the ever-popular foot-tall Ginormagnome. Start (or keep building) your gnome village with cute little mushrooms, a small planter, or a fairy house. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm.
Faculty development workshop: The Public Classroom
Join university counsel Michael Norton for a review of the current environment and its implications for freedom of speech and academic freedom.
reACT Exhibtion Opening Reception: "Color Matters"
Get a first look at the newest reACT exhibition, guest curated by Dr. Jonathan Strum, Professor of Music. "Color Matters" explores the complex relationship humans have with color and how color shapes how we see and understand the world. Remarks at 5:00 pm by Dr. Sturm. Light refreshments.
Don't Be Evil: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism and Big Tech
Financial Times and global economic analyst Rana Foroohar covers the intersection of business, economics, politics, and foreign affairs. She will be speaking about the evolution of major internet forces, such as Google, Apple, and Facebook, from idealistic start-ups to globally dominating purveyors of individuals' private information.
Macrame Air Plant Globe Workshop
Create a lovely hanging planter with an amber glass globe and cream cord. Learn basic macrame knotting that you can use on future projects, and pull together your project with sand, rocks, shells, and a Tillandsia air plant.
Cyclone Cinema: F9, The Fast Saga
Dom and the crew must take on an international terrorist who turns out to be Dom and Mia's estranged brother. Concessions are available.
Latinx in the U.S.A.: Music as a Cultural History
Music can be viewed and â€œreadâ€ as a tool that shares the cultural values, roots, and history of peoples. Over the years, Latinx musical genres share the concerns of Latin@s throughout the years--songs about immigrant woes tell tales from the early 20th century to today, but recent tunes have been created to add Latinx voices to Black Lives Matter protests. Catalina Maria Johnson, Ph.D. is a Chicago-based journalist.