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Linehan Concert Hall

Faculty Jazz Concert

Music
Faculty Jazz Concert
Friday, February 22, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

UMBC music faculty present an evening of jazz. (Click heading for full description.)

Humanities Forum Writers Panel

Race and Religion in the U.S.: Women Writers in Conversation

Humanities Forum
Race and Religion in the U.S.: Women Writers in Conversation
Samiya Bashir, poet; Susan Muaddi Darraj, fiction writer; Alia Malek, journalist and author; Mejdulene B. Shomali, assistant professor of Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies (moderator)
Monday, March 4, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Three award winning writers, poet Samiya Bashir, journalist and author Alia Malek, and fiction writer Susan Muaddi Darraj will perform short excerpts of their work. After the performance, they will join Dr. Mejdulene B. Shomali for a moderated conversation on writing, gender, race, and religion in the U.S. (Click heading for full description.)

Black Box Theatre

Studio 3: Anon(ymous) by Naomi Iizuka

Theatre
Studio 3: Anon(ymous) by Naomi Iizuka
Directed by Eve Muson
March 7 – 10
Black Box Theatre

Separated from his mother, a young refugee called Anon journeys through the United States, encountering a wide variety of people — some kind, some dangerous and cruel — as he searches for his family. (Click heading for full description.)

Grisha Goryachev

The Baltimore Classical Guitar Society presents Grisha Goryachev

Music
The Baltimore Classical Guitar Society presents Grisha Goryachev
Saturday, March 9, 8:00 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Baltimore Classical Guitar Society presents virtuoso guitarist Grisha Goryachev. A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Goryachev is renowned for his extraordinary musical sensitivity and technical virtuosity in both classical and flamenco styles. (Click heading for full description.)

Alejandro Drago

Argentinian Connection: Alejandro Drago

Music
Argentinian Connection: Alejandro Drago
Sunday, March 10, 3 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Hailed by music critics as “a superb musician” with the “classical virtuosity of a Heifetz or Perlman,” the “suave café style of Florian Zabach” and the “jazzy insouciance of Stephane Grappelli,” Alejandro Drago has “crisscrossed the line between concerto virtuoso and jazz soloist.” (Click heading for full description.)

John Novacek by Peter Schaaf

John Novacek, piano

Music
John Novacek, piano
Thursday, March 14, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Pianist John Novacek regularly tours the Americas, Europe and Asia as solo recitalist, chamber musician and concerto soloist, and has presented more than thirty concerti with dozens of orchestras. (Click heading for full description.)

Jamie A. Thomas by Jennifer Weisbord

“Zombies Speak Swahili: Why Language Matters for Global Citizenship”

Humanities Forum and Social Sciences Forum — Daphne Harrison Lecture
“Zombies Speak Swahili: Why Language Matters for Global Citizenship”
Jamie A. Thomas, assistant professor of linguistics, Swarthmore College
Wednesday, April 3, 4 p.m.
132 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

More and more universities are encouraging study abroad and global citizenship. But how should students and faculty foster global study and intercultural communication? (Click heading for full description.)