The BHSU Music Department is excited to announce their schedule of events for the 2018-2019 school year, including many ensemble performances as well as invitational conferences. Events are free to all and take place in Meier Recital Hall on the Black Hills State University campus, unless noted.
This semester’s series of Geek Speak lectures continues Sept. 13 with “East Meets West (River): Creative Readings from BHSU and USD Creative Writing Faculty.” The readings will take place at 4 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre in Woodburn Hall on the Black Hills State University campus. All Geek Speaks are free and open to the public.
Celebrated philosopher Dr. Martha C. Nussbaum warns that anger can disfigure modern democracies. Nussbaum will present “Anger, Powerlessness, and the Politics of Blame” Friday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. in Meier Hall on the Black Hills State University campus in Spearfish. The event is free and open to the public as part of the Madeline Young Speaker Series at BHSU.
Black Hills State University will induct two teams, five athletes, one coach and two contributors into the Yellow Jacket Hall of Fame during the 2018 Swarm Week homecoming celebration Sept. 23-29. The recipients will be honored during the Hall of Fame Banquet to be held Friday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. in the Jacket Legacy Room of the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union, BHSU Campus, in Spearfish. Tickets for the Banquet must be purchased in advance by contacting the BHSU Alumni Office at 605-642-6385. Seating is limited. Tickets are $30 per person.
For the past five years, Dr. Dan May, an assistant professor at Black Hills State University, has spent part of his summer nurturing the mathematics talent of underserved seventh graders. May will share insights and math activities from The Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics (BEAM) program in the next Geek Speak lecture, “Bridging the Gap: Diversity in the STEM Pipeline” Thursday, Sept. 6 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall room 110.