Graduate Student Life Monthly Calendar

Grad Life Calendar of Events for February 2015:

February 3rd: The Tempest 7 p.m. Kenan Auditorium (Grad Students can RSVP for a free ticket!)

February 11th: Focus Group 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Saffo Room FSC2009 (Focusing on the Graduate Student experience)

  • PERCH wants to hear what we can do to make your time as a student better. The focus groups should last no more than an hour and we are looking forward to hearing from our Grad Students.

February 12th: Vagina Monologues 7 p.m. Lumina Theater

  • UNCW’s Women’s Studies Student Association (WSSA) will sponsor performances of "The Vagina Monologues" on Feb. 12 and 15 in Lumina Theater.
  • This year marks the production's 15th anniversary, and is inspired by the celebration of V-Day and its efforts to raise local and global awareness of abuse and violence against women and girls.
  • The Vagina Monologues consists of a series of short narratives performed by all demographics that provides insight into women's personal lives and experiences. Some monologues evoke pain, suffering and outrage, while others inspire passion, humor and power. First performed and written by Eve Ensler,The Vagina Monologueshas been a success for more than 10 years.
  • Tickets are $8 for students and $10 for non-students, and are available in Sharky's Box Office and Game Room, or online at Etix.

February 14th: Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra 7 p.m. Kenan Auditorium (Grad Students can RSVP for a free ticket!)

  • Described as a “savory dish of musical gumbo” (Deseret News), Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra have revitalized the jazz scene. Their latest album, Book One on World Village, won the 2010 Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble. Their unrestrained, free-playing performances celebrate the unique musical experience that could have only originated in the birthplace of jazz.

February 15th: Vagina Monologues 2 p.m. Lumina Theater

  • UNCW’s Women’s Studies Student Association (WSSA) will sponsor performances of "The Vagina Monologues" on Feb. 12 and 15 in Lumina Theater.
  • This year marks the production's 15th anniversary, and is inspired by the celebration of V-Day and its efforts to raise local and global awareness of abuse and violence against women and girls.
  • The Vagina Monologues consists of a series of short narratives performed by all demographics that provides insight into women's personal lives and experiences. Some monologues evoke pain, suffering and outrage, while others inspire passion, humor and power. First performed and written by Eve Ensler,The Vagina Monologueshas been a success for more than 10 years.
  • Tickets are $8 for students and $10 for non-students, and are available in Sharky's Box Office and Game Room, or online a tEtix.

February 19th: Focus Group 1-2 p.m. Saffo Room FSC 2009 (Focusing on the Graduate Student experience)

  • PERCH wants to hear what we can do to make your time as a student better. The focus groups should last no more than an hour and we are looking forward to hearing from our Grad Students.

February 19th: Fire and Powder 7 p.m. Kenan Auditorium (Grad Students can RSVP for a free ticket!)

  • With their modern, colorful energy and theatrical performances, Blue 13 has been established as one of the world’s most innovative and unique dance troupes. Known for signature urban and Bollywood dance styles, Blue 13’s Fire & Powder is an imaginative adaptation of Romeo and Juliet bound to delight lovers of hip-hop, Bollywood and Shakespeare. Featuring a live drum line and energetic Indian soundtrack, this show fuses Bollywood with Hollywood, remaining true to Indian heritage while maintaining a modern edge.

General Announcements:

  • UNCW’s interdisciplinary journal Palaver is currently looking for submissions. The journal accepts work in any realm whether it is an academic piece, creative piece, works of art, film, multimedia, music, etc. Visit http://www.palaverjournal.com for more information or to submit!

Events marked for free tickets to grad students require RSVPs. Email Gabe Reich at gar3075@uncw.edu to secure your ticket. He will also give you instructions on how to pick up your ticket (likely just at the box office). Free tickets are only available to grad students and are limited to first come first serve. If you RSVP and cannot attend we would like for you to contact us so we can let the next person in line get your ticket.

Previous Calendars

October 2014 (PDF)

September 2014 (PDF)


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