“Blues Women: The First Civil Rights Workers” Joan Cartwright discusses how black singers in America emerged from spirituals and blues to develop jazz. Their free-spirited songs delivered messages of liberation, signaling to Africans in America that they could be free. Besides being effective entertainers, “blues women” provided the primary means of healing of the human […]
Knowledge comes at a price and whoever possesses some knowledge becomes responsible for covering that cost. Epistemic responsibility is the term used to denote the duty one has respective to the knowledge they possess. The central concern is this: what knowledge am I required to know, to share, or to keep to myself? In a digital world, epistemic responsibility becomes clouded, but also expanded. Ignorance is no longer an acceptable option – not when at the touch of a button the knowledge to overcome that ignorance is readily available. This lecture will discuss how the digitalization of knowledge affects epistemic responsibility and in turn, how this presents an opportunity shift for scholars of the future.
“Bedeviling Confluence: Injustice and Willis McCall through the Prism of ‘Devil in the Grove’ and ‘Beneath a Ruthless Sun’” Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King examines injustice, racial bigotry and corrupting power through the lens of two monstrous cases in Lake County in the late 1940s and 1950s connected only by the one central figure: infamous […]
The Studio Arts Department invites everyone to the reception for our Annual Student Art Exhibition in the Kristin Michelle Mason Art Gallery. The reception will be held Thursday March 31, 2022 from 4:00-6:00 pm. Our juror this year is former Professor, Van Galyon and we will be announcing his selections at 5:00.
Spring Fest 2022 is scheduled for Saturday, April 2nd at the Athletics Field! First and foremost, y’all are invited! Last semester, we saw approximately 200 students attend the Fall Fest and it was a great time! If you have a free day on your schedule, stop by for inflatables, food, or an airbrush tattoo (plus […]
Giant Pandas have captured the heart of many people around the world and have been a recognized symbol of conservation. During this thought provoking lecture, you will see why these animals have created controversy in the scientific community, caused zoologist to scratch their heads, and why they are a challenge for zoos. You may very well leave with a completely different perception and understanding of this adorable black and white animal.
“TSQ: Authentic+Soulful+Orchestral” Concert Venue: Lake Deaton United Methodist Church 6500 Wesleyan Way Wildwood, FL 34785 Praised for its “authentic, soulful, and orchestral sound,” The String Queens is a dynamic trio that creates stimulating musical experiences that inspire diverse audiences to love, hope, feel, and imagine. With an array of repertoire spanning from the Baroque era […]
Today’s clash between political ideologies and evolving technologies has created a world where people have trouble agreeing on the most basic facts, even as the growing reach of media products connects us in ways we could not have imagined just 10 years ago. Through his work as a media analyst, TV critic and social issues thought leader, Eric Deggans has developed a presentation outlining how media technology will evolve in the future and how that will affect how we all communicate with each other.