The apocalyptic world has been an attention grabbing topic since biblical times. Black Hills State University professor Dr. Laura Colmenero-Chilberg will take a closer look at the fictional disaster and how it reflects society.
Colmenero-Chilberg, sociology professor at BHSU, will present the Geek Speak lecture “Studying Society through the Apocalyptic Novel: The Road, The Year of the Flood, The Stand, and On the Beach,” on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Black Hills State University just opened a new and original exhibition “Herding Cats,” featuring an array of colorful cows by BHSU alum Jessie Palczewski-Longbrake, who now teaches pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade art at Dupree School in Dupree, S.D.
The works will be displayed in the Ruddell Gallery in the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union until Nov. 13. The Ruddell Gallery is open Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Where does language originate from? How do toddlers learn to speak just by hearing their parents? Black Hills State University professor Dr. Andrej Reznikov will talk about origins of language and how individuals learn their native tongue at the next Geek Speak lecture.
Reznikov, English professor at BHSU, will discuss where language came from and how it evolved in the upcoming Geek Speak lecture “The Origins of Language” on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Steckline, professor of speech at Black Hills State University presents “Outgrowing Optimism” at the upcoming Geek Speak lecture series. The lecture is Thursday, Oct. 22 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
A photograph taken by Black Hills State University student Bryce Boser, mass communication major from Box Elder, won the national GoPro’s Picture of the Day contest recently.
GoPro, a company that develops high-definition cameras, featured the image on its Instagram site, www.Instagram.com/GoPro on Oct. 7.
Black Hills State University opened its 19th annual Alumni Art Show this week. Thirty-four individual artists’ work includes combinations from sculpture and painting to unique, forged metal pieces.
The annual alumni art show includes submissions from BHSU alumni from the art and art education programs. The work will be displayed in the Ruddell Gallery in David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union until Oct. 16. The Ruddell Gallery is open Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Black Hills State University is ready to kick off its fall musical season. A variety of concerts with various genres of music are scheduled, and BHSU music directors say there is something for everyone.
This year’s BHSU community band has grown, according to Dr. David Berberick, assistant professor of music at BHSU. The group, comprised of both BHSU students and community members will perform exciting and challenging pieces during their fall concert, he said.
“Fat Pig” will be performed Thursday, Oct. 8, Friday, Oct. 9 and Saturday, Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Pangburn Theatre on the BHSU campus. Tickets are $10 for general admission; $8 for senior citizens and children 17 and younger; $5 for BHSU faculty and staff; and free for BHSU students with a Buzz Card. The show includes strong adult themes and adult language.
Nine Black Hills State University faculty were recognized for their academic excellence during faculty welcome week recently.
Faculty from each of the University’s three colleges were honored for their outstanding commitment to students, to BHSU and the community. Awards were given for teaching, research, scholarship and creative activity and service.
The World Tourism Days Photo Contest was open for all high school and college students in South Dakota.
Dr. Timothy Martinez, professor of political science at Black Hills State University, is addressing the new relationship with Cuba as well as the nation’s revolution and political change in the next Geek Speak lecture. Martinez will share the story of Cuban revolutionist Che Guevara and his ideas on society that not only sparked a Cuban revolution, but transformed him into a pop culture icon.
“Always Contested: The Confederate Flag in the Public Imagination” will be held Thursday, Sept. 10 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
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