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November 2017

Open Studio: Yeon Jin Kim

November 15 @ 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
The Artist House Select a Country:
Yeon Jin Kim art

Yeon Jin Kim’s practice is based on traditional techniques put to new uses. She makes scroll drawings and constructs miniature models and characters from cardboard, paper, and other materials. She then uses them to film narrative videos. This deliberately low-tech process is often combined with various animation techniques. In filming the models and sets a destabilized point of view is often established by camera placement and movement: hidden in a small, hand-made train and pulled slowly past the drawings and…

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NS&M Colloquium: Dr. Christiana Teijaro

November 15 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

With Dr. Christiana Teijaro (Scripps Research Institute, Florida)

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The Spirit of Jazz & Democracy: Jazz Is Democracy

November 15 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Aldom Lounge, Campus Center, 47600 Mill Field Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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Free
Spirit of Jazz and Democracy

The Spirit of Jazz & Democracy fall residency at St. Mary's College of Maryland continues with interactive lectures, performances, workshops, and master classes designed to inspire free thinking, democratic engagement, and positive social and political progress. In the workshop,"Jazz Is Democracy," master drummer Paul F. Murphy, jazz historian and drummer Dominic Fragman ’07, and philosopher Sybol Anderson examine the relationship between the individual and the ensemble. In jazz, soloists interact either to flow with the ensemble or to create and…

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Bookbag to Briefcase Sponsored by BB&T: Networking & Office Politics

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alumni Center at Cobb House Select a Country:
Free
Bookbag to Briefcase sponsored by BB&T

Bookbag to Briefcase Lecture Series sponsored by BB&T Bank connects students with industry experts for small group lectures on a wide variety of professional development topics that will prepare students for life after St. Mary's. Topics vary but include financial literacy to workplace etiquette and beyond. Some presentations may focus on specific student populations, the program is open to everyone. Alumnus Paul Shinkman '06 will teach students the importance of developing professional network relationships and how to navigate office politics…

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Great American Smokeout

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Campus Center Patio Select a Country:

Thursday, November 16th, 11am-2pm Campus Center Patio The Great American Smokeout is an annual iniative by the American Cancer Society to encourage smokers to make plan to quit smoking, or to quit smoking on the date of the Smokeout. Join the Peer Health Educators on November 16th for raffles with prizes, information on smoking and tools to quit smoking, and free Quit Kits!

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Life after SMCM: Two History Alumni share their experiences

November 16 @ 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Glendening Annex Select a Country:

Come listen to history alumni Alison Curry and Gabriel Young talk about their postgraduate experiences. Alison will discuss her digital humanities work and online master's degree , while Gabriel will discuss language training, career paths, funding for a master's degree and PhD. Recent St. Mary’s College graduate Alison Curry ’16 (double major history and anthropology) is continuing her work first begun as a St. Mary’s Project on the remembrance of Jewish material culture in Poland, specifically focusing on Jewish cemeteries…

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Home Grown: Building a Period Native House from Scratch

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Historic St. Mary’s City, Visitor Center Auditorium, 18751 Hogaboom Lane
St. Mary’s City, MD 20686 Select a Country:
Free

Join Samuel Pratt, site supervisor of the Woodland Indian Hamlet at Historic St. Mary’s City, and Nate Salzman, village manager at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, as they discuss the finer points of how to construct a Native American home, sometimes with nothing more than their wits and the supplies gathered from local environments.  This free lecture will also highlight how learning through doing has provided new insights into the culture of the Piscataway and Yaocomaco peoples.

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VOICES Reading Series – Joy Castro

November 16 @ 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Daugherty-Palmer Commons (DPC), St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
Joy Castro

This reading is co-sponsored by the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity. Winner of an International Latino Book Award and the Nebraska Book Award and a finalist for the PEN Center USA Literary Award, Joy Castro is the author of the memoir The Truth Book (2005), the crime novel Hell or High Water (2012), the essay collection Island of Bones (2012), the crime novel Nearer Home (2013), and the short fiction collection How Winter Began (2015).  Her creative and critical work has appeared in Fourth Genre, Seneca Review, North American Review, Salon, Women’s Review of Books, Gulf…

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Student Recital

November 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Montgomery Hall Room 25 Select a Country:

SMCM students perform a variety of works from all time periods in front of their students and peers.

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Fall Choral Concert

November 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Choirs at SMCM: Chamber Singers, the Women's Ensemble, and PING, all under the direction of Larry Vote, will perform their Fall Choral Concert. The concert is free and open to the public.

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