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The Isom Weekly

 Feb 23 - March 2, 2018

Women's History Month Calendar of Events

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The Week Ahead

February 26

Visiting Research Scholars Forum: Dr. Cecile Guin
Cecile Guin, Office of Social Service R&D at LSU's School of Social Work Director, presents 'Writing Grants to Support Your Research Agenda'
4 PM, Jackson Avenue Center

Black History Month Keynote: Clint Smith
Clint Smith is a writer, teacher and doctoral candidate at Harvard University studying education, incarceration and inequality.
6 PM, Fulton Chapel


Croft Lecture Series: Reporting on War from the Middle East
Presented by Vivian Salama, National Political Reporter for NBC and former AP reporter to the White House and field reporter based in the Middle East covering conflict in Iraq, Yemen, and Afghanistan
7 PM, Croft 107

February 27

Concerning Matthew Shepard
Approaching the eve of the 20th anniversary of Matthew Sheppard’s death, Craig Hella Johnson has created the concert-length work Considering Matthew Shepard. This three-part fusion oratorio speaks with a fresh and bold voice, incorporating a variety of musical styles seamlessly woven into a unified whole. Johnson sets a wide range of poetic and soulful texts by poets including Hildegard of Bingen, Lesléa Newman, Michael Dennis Browne and Rumi. Passages from Shepard’s personal journal, interviews and writings from his parents, Judy and Dennis Shepard, newspaper reports and additional texts by Johnson and Browne are poignantly appointed throughout the work.
Tickets
7:30 PM, Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts

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