Soap operas give the same satisfaction to their audience today as sensation novels did in the 19th century. The E.Y. Berry Library Learning-Center at Black Hills State University is hosting a unique Geek Speak presentation Thursday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m. about Victorian sensation novels, for all literature lovers and those who like to challenge status quo.
Dr. Martin Fashbaugh, assistant professor of English at Black Hills State University, will introduce all perspectives of the overlooked sub-genre of Victorian literature, which is criticized to have only one purpose: to excite people and get them riled up emotionally.
Four Black Hills State University students are being recognized for their accomplishments by Student Support Services (SSS).
Enrollment at Black Hills State University increased
this semester. Areas with the strongest increases are transfer students (up 40
percent) and high school students taking Dual Credit courses (up 70 percent).
The Black Hills State University Ruddell Gallery opened an exhibition of paintings capturing moonscapes and various different landscapes. The guest artist and author of the paintings is Patrick Kikut, who follows his passion to portray the beauty of the landscape - above and on the earth.
The exhibition “Square States and Moonscapes,” will be displayed in the gallery until March 3. 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, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Black Hills State University is ready to kick off its spring musical season. A variety of concerts, events and competitions with various genres of music are scheduled throughout the semester, and BHSU music faculty say there is something for everyone.
The first event this spring, the Jeanne Higgins Memorial Showcase Concert, is Saturday, Feb. 6 in Meier Recital Hall 8 p.m., starting with a social hour at 7 p.m.
Black Hills State University will host an awards ceremony Thursday, Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. in the Joy (Proctor) Krautschun Alumni/Foundation Welcome Center to honor the student finalists in the “Where Anything is Possible” tagline contest.
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.
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-Rapid City will begin hosting a series of academic lectures to promote community learning and collaboration.
The series begins Feb. 1 and features 10 lectures by BHSU professors and other regional educators. All presentations are scheduled for Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at BHSU-RC, room 113, with the exception of one lecture set for Friday, March 18. The presentations are free and open to the public.
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.
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.
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