The University of Lynchburg’s Ida Wise East Memorial Lecture series presents Dr. Elizabeth Anker on Thursday, Feb. 29. Anker’s lecture, “Ugly Freedoms in American Politics,” will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom.
Renowned transgender Christian poet and theologian Jay Hulme will speak at the University of Lynchburg’s Snidow Chapel at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26. The event is part of the annual Jennie Cutler Shumate Lecture and is free and open to the public.
The University of Lynchburg is celebrating Black History Month with a series of events, including several lectures, student game nights, and concerts. Among the highlights of the month is the annual Gospel Concert, which takes place at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, in Schewel Hall’s Sydnor Performance Hall.
The University of Lynchburg, in support of Lynchburg Area Campuses for Equity, or LACE, will host a job fair from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20, in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. Admission is free, the public is invited, and light refreshments will be served.
The University of Lynchburg will present “Seussical” on Friday and Saturday, March 1 and 2. Performances in Dillard Fine Arts Center’s Hailey Theatre will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday and at 1 and 7 p.m. on Saturday.
The first Thornton Reading of the semester will feature poet and essayist Emma Bolden, who will give a public reading at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19, in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. A Q&A session and book signing will follow the reading, and select copies of her work will be available for purchase while supplies last.
Artwork from the permanent collection of the University of Lynchburg’s Daura Museum of Art will take center stage this spring in three exhibits, two of which open next week.
The University of Lynchburg’s Office of Equity and Inclusion will host two public events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. At 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24, activist and author Penny Blue will present “King Did More Than Dream.” The event, to be held in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom, is part of the University’s Courageous Conversation series.
The University of Lynchburg’s African American Affinity Group will host its first minority business expo, “Building Communities Through Partnerships,” from 2-7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 9. The event will be held in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom.
Award-winning author J. Drew Lanham will visit the University of Lynchburg at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 13, in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. His visit is part of the Thornton Reading Series and is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow the reading.