Marshall to host guest lecturers speaking on workplace rights and political populism

Marshall University’s Amicus Curiae Lecture Series will offer two lectures in April, featuring Dr. Sophia Z. Lee of the University of Pennsylvania on Thursday, April 5, and Dr. Jan-Werner Mueller of Princeton University on Monday, April 16. Both lectures will begin at 7 p.m. in the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus.

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Marshall to launch ‘Tuesday Talks’ with theatre presentation April 10

Marshall University’s Center for Continuing Education will launch its new series, “Tuesday Talks,” with a presentation by Terry Layman, who will guest-direct the upcoming Marshall Theatre production of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.” The talk will take place Tuesday, April 10, from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse on Marshall’s Huntington campus.

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Graduate, author to speak about boxing and manhood in Appalachia

Marshall University graduate Dr. Todd Snyder, now an author and an associate professor of rhetoric, writing and communication at Siena College in Albany, New York, will speak about his latest book, 12 Rounds in Lo’s Gym: Boxing and Manhood in Appalachia, from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, in the Shawkey Dining Room of the Memorial Student Center.

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Student wins DAAD-RISE scholarship

Marshall University student Aaron Roberts has won a scholarship to conduct summer research in Germany. The DAAD-Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) program matches students through a competitive process with host institutions or laboratories in Germany.

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‘Walk for Hope’ to raise awareness for campus suicide prevention

Marshall University’s Department of Social Work will host the 2nd annual “Walk for Hope: Campus Suicide Prevention and Education” event from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 12, on the university’s Memorial Student Center plaza on the Huntington campus.

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Marshall to screen documentary about community activism, Bluegrass Pipeline

Marshall University’s women’s studies program will present The End Of The Line, a feature-length documentary about a diverse coalition of farmers, activists, and religious orders that rose up in opposition to the controversial Bluegrass Pipeline in Kentucky. The documentary will be screened at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in Room BE5 of the Memorial Student Center.

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MUsic Mondays to present Bach’s Chaconne

The Marshall University School of Music continues its Spring 2018 series of MUusic Mondays lectures at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 2, with a presentation titled “The Mysteries of J. S. Bach’s Chaconne” by Dr. Elizabeth Reed Smith, professor of violin.

MUsic Mondays lectures take place at the Cellar Door, 905 3rd Ave., in downtown Huntington, and this year’s series features two interlocking themes: Music Faculty Favorites, and Music and National Identity.

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