Sara Ahmed

Humanities Forum — Joan S. Korenman Lecture
“Complaint as Diversity Work”
Sara Ahmed, independent feminist scholar and writer
Tuesday, February 19, 7 p.m.
Proscenium Theatre

What can we learn about the workings of power from those who challenge power? This talk approaches complaint as a form of diversity work: the work some have to do in order to be accommodated. (Click heading for full description.)

Linehan Concert Hall

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.)

Linehan Concert Hall

Music
Maryland All-State Jazz Band
Saturday, February 23, 3 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Maryland All State Jazz Band Concert, hosted by the Maryland Music Educators Association, is a culmination of the hard work of students from all over the state of Maryland. (Click heading for full description.)

Social Sciences Forum — Health Inequality Lecture
“Claiming a Death: Rights, Small Activisms, and State Violence”
Clara Han, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University
Thursday, February 28, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

How are legal claims made by criminalized, low-income residents in the face of police brutality and death? In what way are state institutions interpenetrated by neighborhoods? (Click heading for full description.)

Humanities Forum Writers Panel

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

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

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.)