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50 years of Arts and Humanities

February Events


Feb. 4

Dance. 7:30-9:30 p.m
Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre 

Dance Now! Annual WVU Dance Concert. Repeats Feb. 5-6 at 7:30 p.m.


Feb. 8

Concert. 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. "The Ultimate Oscars" celebrates 50 years of Oscar-winning scores, from John Williams to John Barry, with the Pittsburgh Symphony and guest conductor Lawrence Loh.


Feb. 8

Concert. 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Gladys G. Davis Theatre

WVU Jazz Ensemble Concert.


Feb. 10

Lecture. 2:30-3:30 p.m. 
130 Colson Hall

"The Civil War Letter as Medium and Genre" lecture by Dr. Christopher Hager, Trinity University. This event is part of the English Department's Jackson Distinguished Lecture Series. 


Feb. 11

Lecture. 5-6 p.m.
Bloch Learning and Performance Hall

School of Art & Design Visiting Artist Lecture. Ryan Clifford currently teaches Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). He is an advisor to Project M, an international social design initiative committed to helping young designers use their skills to create positive change in the world.


Feb. 12

Concert. 7:30-9:30 p.m.  
Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre

WVU Symphony Orchestra.


Feb. 13

Concert. 2-3:30 p.m.
Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre

WVU hosts its 37th Annual Invitational High School Honor Bands event, featuring 375 student musicians from more than 100 high schools in West Virginia and several surrounding states. Students will audition Thursday evening and rehearse for two days before the show. Free and open to the public.


Feb. 18

Scholarly Publishing Workshop with West Virginia University Press. 9-11 a.m.
Shenandoah Room, Mountainlair

How do you get published? Derek Krissoff, the director of West Virginia University Press, and Abby Freeland, sales and marketing manager and acquisitions editor at WVU Press, will lead a workshop, panel discussion, and Q&A session about scholarly publishing for WVU MA, PhD, and post-doc students.

The panel will include professors Cheryl Ball (Digital Publishing Studies/English), Travis Stimeling (Music), and Jason Phillips (History). A light breakfast will be served.


Feb. 18

Discussion. 6:00-8:00 p.m. 
109 in Woodburn Hall

Professor Patrick Hickey (Political Science) and James Siekmeier (History) will lead a discussion of the significance of non-established U.S. Presidential candidates.  


Feb. 25

Concert. 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre

WVU Symphony Orchestra.


Feb. 27

Concert. 1-2:30 p.m. 
Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre

High School Honor Orchestra Concert. Outstanding string musicians from high schools in West Virginia and surrounding states will take part. Students audition Thursday evening and rehearse for two days before the concert. Free and open to the public.