Other University Events: April – May

Classroom 102: Installation Show
Monday, March 26 – Friday, April 6 | Weekly 9AM-5PM

Smith Hall of Art, room 102

DTSB&Co’s 20th Anniversary Spring performance
Thursday, April 5 & Friday, April 6 | 8 PM
Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre
Chair of the GW’s Theatre and Dance department, Dana Tai Soon Burgess, CCAS MFA ’94, who has been called the “poet laureate of Washington dance,” will kick off DTSB&Co’s 20th anniversary season at a spring performance. Tickets are $15 for students, $22 for artists and $25 for general admission. For more information, visit www.dtsbco.com  or http://www.gwu.edu/~theatre/Season/mainstage.html or call or (202) 297-2436.

Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series:  David Lubin “About Face:  WWI, Plastic Surgery, and the American Beauty Revolution”
Wednesday, April 11 | 6:15 PM

Smith Hall of Art, room 114

GW Solar Institute Symposium 2012
Thursday, April 12 | 8:30 AM

Jack Morton Auditorium 

Classroom 102: Wesley Clark MFA Thesis Exhibition
Thursday, April 12 | 6-8:30PM (opening reception)

Smith Hall of Art, room 102

Runaway Slaves and the Origins of Emancipation in Washington, D.C.
Thursday, April 12 | 4 PM

Gelman Library, 7th Floor
The Africana Studies Program of the George Washington University presents its first annual D.C. Emancipation Day Lecture.  Kate Masur, associate professor of history and African American studies at Northwestern University, will discuss how enslaved people from surrounding Virginia and Maryland helped create a political crisis that led to Congress’s famous D.C. Emancipation Act.  Question and answer to follow. Questions, contact GW Professor of History Andrew Zimmerman azimmer@gwu.edu.

GW Opera: Aaron Copland’s The Tender Land
Friday & Saturday, April 13 & 14 | 7:30 PM
Dorothy Betts Marvin Theater, Marvin Center
$10 student/senior, $15 adult

GW Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble: DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH
Saturday, Apr. 14 | 3 PM
Lisner Auditorium 730 21st ST NW Washington, DC
Free & Open to the Public

TRANSelement Symposium
Saturday, April 14 | 9 am – 9 pm
Crough Center for Architectural Studies, The Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Ave, NE

Please join Team Capitol DC (The George Washington University, Catholic University, and American University) for the last day of TRANSelement, a four-day symposium that will explore innovation and collaboration in the field of architecture and the creative arts. The symposium will bring together academic experts, field practitioners, community members, research scientists, political leaders, artists, policymakers and business owners to discuss topics of innovation and collaboration.

GW Orchestra: Drops of Spring
Sunday, Apr. 15 | 3 PM
Lisner Auditorium 730 21st ST NW Washington, DC
Free & Open to the Public

All Voice Recital
Tuesday, Apr. 17 | 7:30 PM
United Church, 1920 G ST NW Washington, DC
Free & Open to the Public

The Evolution of Meaning
Friday, April 20 | 4 PM
MPA building, Room 309

Join the Department of Philosophy as Peter Godfrey-Smith, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at The Graduate Center, CUNY presents the 2012 Thacher Lecture “The Evolution of Meaning.” Recent modeling work has breathed new life into the attempt to give a general naturalistic theory of representation and meaning. In the talk Professor Godfrey-Smith will discuss this work with particular attention to mental representation and the content of thought. For more information, please contact the Philosophy Department at 202-994-6225 or philosop@gwu.edu.

GW University Singers: Mozart’s Requiem
Sunday Apr. 22 | 3 PM
St. Stephen Martyr Church
436 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington DC
Free & Open to the Public

Classroom 102: Annual Awards Show
Monday, April 23 – Friday, May 4 |Weekly 9AM-5PM

Smith Hall of Art, room 102

Foggy Bottom’s Duke: Panel Discussion and Concert
Monday, April 23 | 4 PM
Jack Morton Auditorium
Commemorating GW’s Foggy Bottom Centennial and the annual Smithsonian’s Jazz Appreciation Month, founder of JAM and curator of American Music at the Smithsonian’s American History Museum, Dr. John Hasse, will talk with GW’s musical faculty about the Washington, D.C. that nurtured Duke Ellington for the first 25 years of his life and thee Ellington legacy in the 21st century. GW Faculty Jazz All Stars also will present a half hour concert of music written by Duke Ellington, followed by a post-concert reception on second floor of the Media and Public Affairs Building.  RSVP requested.

GW Chamber Choir: In Other Words: Poetry in Music
Sunday Apr. 29 | 7:30 PM
Hand Chapel, Mount Vernon Campus
Free & Open to the Public

All Piano Concert
Monday, April 30 | 7:30 PM
Dorothy Betts Marvin Theater, Marvin Center
Free & Open to the Public