Internet has the power to connect people around the world. The same way kids love pop music and fashion trends and movie stars, they love characters from TV series and comic books - one of them being Sherlock Holmes.
Dr. Nikki Dragone, assistant professor of English at Black Hills State University, will explore in the next Geek Speak lecture why Sherlock Holmes -- a fictional anti-hero of Victorian England -- continues to command attention 128 years since Sir Arthur Conan Doyle introduced him to the world.
In 2015 Black Hills State University professor Dr. John Glover and a group of partners spearheaded The Judicial Voices Project, a collaborative effort to capture the history of the South Dakota Supreme Court.
In March, Glover, professor of American Indian studies at BHSU, along with others involved in the project, will unveil the work they have completed since The Judicial Voices Project’s launch.
When Gina Gibson returns to the Philippines in March with students from Black Hills State University, she’ll be ready to mentor her students in a learning experience that will change them forever.
The objectification of women is grounded in American patriarchy and the American culture tends to support its reign. A panel of Black Hills State University professors will discuss the issue of objectifying women in the next Geek Speak lecture.
Black Hills State University professor Steve Babbitt was honored by the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce for his contributions to arts and culture within the Black Hills community.
Babbitt, professor of mass communication at BHSU, and Miller, received the Rushmore Honors Award during at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Celebration Jan. 12.
Black Hills State University will welcome 80 undergraduate physics majors from throughout the Midwest to campus Jan. 15-17 for the American Physical Society’s Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP).
A new generation will learn the history of The Matthews Opera House thanks to a children’s book written by an alum and a former faculty member of Black Hills State University.
The Black Hills State University Geek Speak lecture series returns for the spring 2016 semester with a presentation on the creation and transformation of contemporary art.
Ann Porter, professor of art at BHSU, opens up the spring semester Geek Speak with “Stuffies, Sex and the Contemporary Counter-Reformation.” The presentation is Thursday, at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 110. The event is free and open to the public.
Black Hills State University photography professor Steve Babbitt had artwork selected for an international exhibit.
Babbitt had three photographs accepted into the Sixth Painting and Mixed Media Competition 2015-2016 at the Lessedra Gallery in Sofia, Bulgaria. The exhibition features 233 pieces of artwork from artists in 43 countries.
Smooth jazz and century-old music are part of the upcoming Black Hills State University music concerts.
The BHSU jazz ensemble will perform Thursday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. and the Dakota Chamber Orchestra will perform on Sunday Nov. 15, 2:30 p.m. Both events will take place in the Clara & Josef Meier Hall on the BHSU campus and are free and open for the public.
Fans of the science fiction game Dungeons and Dragons will watch it come to life during the Black Hills State University theatre production “She Kills Monsters.”
“She Kills Monsters” theatre performances will be Thursday, Nov. 19, Friday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Woodburn Theatre on the BHSU campus. The show includes strong adult themes and adult language.
Several Black Hills State University students and faculty are at Botho University in Botswana, Africa this week presenting research.
Three BHSU science students and one recent alum will attend the Botho University International Research Conference (BUIRC), Nov. 5-6.
Featuring aristocracy, or elaborate costuming, beautifully performed Christmas songs, something about the food and medieval Renaissance atmosphere - the community is invited to 10th annual Madrigal Dinner presented by the Black Hills State University music department.
Tickets are now available for the Madrigal Dinner, a BHSU fundraising event and will take place Dec. 3-5, Meier Hall at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the event, including dinner, are $40 each. The proceeds will go toward the BHSU choir and the Friends of Music Scholarship funds.
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