Arts, Lectures, Events

Coming up in the College of Arts & Sciences

 

An Object Lesson

Now through May 18

Hedreen Gallery

Solo exhibition by Seattle-based artist Markel Uriu, a series of works on paper and a large-scale paper installation which investigate mainstream narratives and rhetorics surrounding “invasive species” of plants and animals. Learn more here.

Seattle U Earth Month

2019 Earth Month graphicApril 1-30

Multiple events

April 22nd is Earth Day! Seattle U Earth Month encourages all SU students, staff, faculty, and alumni to reflect on how we care for the earth and our communities, and to participate in one or more of the many events that are organized at SU.

Learn more here.

Gaffney Endowed Chair Gathering

April 26, noon-2:30 p.m.

Wismer Center, Loyola 400

One of a series of gatherings around the theme "Tender Mercies: Moving from a Kaíros of Mercy to Building the Beloved Community for a Just and Humane World" (a theme which merges the philosophies of Pope Francis and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. around merciful, tender, just, and inclusive interactions among all members of society (local, national, global). Sponsored by Dr. Mary-Antoinette Smith, Associate Professor, English Department Rev. Louis Gaffney, SJ, Endowed Chair. Open to the public. Learn more on the Gaffney Chair website.

Spring Sing featuring Cantus Men's Vocal Ensemble and the Seattle University Choirs

April 26 and 27, 8:00 p.m.

St. Joseph Church, 18th E and E Aloha, Seattle

A special joint performance. Cantus, a men's vocal ensemble, is known for their trademark warmth and blend, innovative programming, and engaging performances of music. Working without a conductor, the members of Cantus rehearse and perform as chamber musicians, each contributing to the entirety of the music process (Cantus Vocal Ensemble). Tickets: $7 Students, $20 General Admission, $35 Reserved, purchase online here.

Imagining the World: Photography Competition Awards and Exhibit Opening

April 30, 5 p.m.

Kinsey Gallery, ADAL

Awards ceremony at 6 p.m.

Health Professions ExpoHealth Professions Expo Flyer

April 30, 5-8:00 p.m.

STCN 160 

Our annual Health Professions Expo will give you the opportunity to network with different programs and industry professionals.

The Pre-Health Advising Team has invited local and national employers as well as professional school admissions representatives from many different healthcare fields to come to campus to talk directly with you.

First and Second Year Students: learn about health careers and talk with representatives about how to become a competitive applicant to their programs.

Juniors and Seniors: talk with representatives about the application process at their institution, gather information about financial aid and any special programs to which you could apply.

More information at https://seattleu.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/9728/student_preview

Etiquette DinnerEtiquette Dinner 2019 Flyer

May 2, 6-8:00 P.M.

Campion Ballroom 

A 3-course dinner workshop on Dining/Professional Etiquette. $10 tickets may be purchased with cash, check, or meal plan. Contact the Albers Placement Center (PIGT 331) or Career Engagement Office (PAVL 110) to buy tickets. 

 

Love and Information by Caryl Churchill

May 8-12 & 15-19

Lee Center for the Arts

Directed by Brennan Bunn (’19) and David Cumpston (’19). When information is constantly at our fingertips, and connection seems just one ‘like’ away, what do we really know and how do we really feel? In over 60 snapshots of contemporary life, Caryl Churchill’s kaleidoscopic play takes us on a dizzying ride as she explores human connection in the information age. Wednesday–Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets and more information available here.

Arts + Media + Design DayArts Media Design Day Poster

May 9, Sessions run 12:30-7:30 p.m.

Various locations

Join the Career Engagement Office, PRSSA, and partners from the College of Arts & Sciences, for a day of career exploration activities and workshops for students interested in the arts. Special guests, including SU alum, employer representatives, and industry professionals will be leading session offerings.  

Students can find full event details and session descriptions via Handshake.  All students are welcome to attend! Attend the sessions that are most interesting to you.  

Session 1, 12:30-1:20pm – Careers in Arts, Media & Design Panel, Student Center 210 

Session 2, 1:40-2:45pm – Breaking into the Industry, Student Center 210 

Sessions 3, 4-5:30pm – Web Portfolios & Resumes 101, Student Center 130 

Session 4, 6-7:30pm - Networking Mixer, Boeing Room  

Memory and Monuments: Harriet Tubman and the Landscape of the Underground Railroad

May 9, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

ADAL, Rolfe Community Room

Dr. Renée Ater, Associate Professor Emerita, University of Maryland, 2019 Smithsonian Fellow. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Seattle University’s English, History, Social Work, Art & Art History, and Philosophy Departments, Women and Gender Studies Program, and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Moral Panic: Understanding How We Construct Crime, Featuring Philip Jenkins

Image of promotional flyer for eventMay 10, 2019, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Seattle University Student Center, Room 130

Dr. Philip Jenkins provides an in-depth look at how fear, panic and group mentality impact criminal justice and our sociological understanding of the world around us. Dr. Jenkins is a distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University. The author of two dozen books including work on crime, history, and religion, his notable publications include Images of Terror, Moral Panic, and Using MurderDownload and share the event flyer.

Tickets $25-$75 Register online now.

Gaffney Endowed Chair Gathering

May 10, noon-2:30 p.m.

Wismer Center, Loyola 400

One of a series of gatherings around the theme "Tender Mercies: Moving from a Kaíros of Mercy to Building the Beloved Community for a Just and Humane World" (a theme which merges the philosophies of Pope Francis and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. around merciful, tender, just, and inclusive interactions among all members of society (local, national, global). Sponsored by Dr. Mary-Antoinette Smith, Associate Professor, English Department Rev. Louis Gaffney, SJ, Endowed Chair. Open to the Seattle U community. Learn more on the Gaffney Chair website.

Gaffney Endowed Chair Gathering

May 17, noon-2:30 p.m.

Wismer Center, Loyola 400

One of a series of gatherings around the theme "Tender Mercies: Moving from a Kaíros of Mercy to Building the Beloved Community for a Just and Humane World" (a theme which merges the philosophies of Pope Francis and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. around merciful, tender, just, and inclusive interactions among all members of society (local, national, global). Sponsored by Dr. Mary-Antoinette Smith, Associate Professor, English Department Rev. Louis Gaffney, SJ, Endowed Chair. Open to the SU community.  Learn more on the Gaffney Chair website.

Africa Day

May 23, 6 p.m.

Casey Commons

More information to come. Sponsored by Global African Studies.

Romson Regarde Bustillo| More than can be held

May 31 – closing date TBD

 

Hedreen Gallery

An immersive, interdisciplinary exhibition of large scale collagraph prints, video, sound and performance that engages with the nuanced networks of visual cues, codes and colloquialisms–imprinted, embodied, enacted and uttered–that are employed by communities to negotiate, claim, and reclaim space.

Poetry Slam with Distinguished Visiting Writer Daemond Arrindell and Guests

June 5, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Stuart T. Rolfe Community Room

All are welcome. Come see our students and literary leaders from our community get their poetic slam on.

Commencement

June 16

Washington State Convention Center

Undergraduate Ceremony: 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Graduate Ceremony: 3 - 5 p.m.

Details, including all related events, are available here.

Graduate Program Information Sessions and Open Houses