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January 2012

January 26 » Opening Reception for exhibits at Reilly & Hunt-Cavanagh Galleries
Reception 5:00-8:00 p.m., Smith Center for the Arts & Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery
Artist Lecture by Joseph Norman, Ryan Concert Hall, Smith Center for the Arts, 7:00 p.m. Community Program:
Gallery Night Providence and PC Student Club Night
Gallery Night Providence at the Smith Center for the Arts: Preview of 2012 season

February 2012 | Black History Month

 

February 1 » Lectures and Discussion: Imaging Movement in Art and Science
Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery, 3:30-5:00 p.m. A series of brief lectures and discussion about historical and current methods of imaging movement in art and science.
Prof. Alex Knodell, Greek Art and Athletics
Prof. Paul Crenshaw, Leonardo da Vinci’s Art and the Examination of Movement Prof. Dave Baier, Musculoskeletal Biomechanics and Imaging Techniques. 

 

February 10-12 » Alumni & Family Weekend

February 11 » 40 Years of Providence College Women in Sports
Ruane Atrium, Concannon Fitness Center, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Reception, Interactive Mural Painting with Peter Tigler
Student Sports Photography Exhibit: additional works celebrating female athletes

February 12 » Student/Athlete Gallery Tour, Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

February 16 » Lecture: The Negro Baseball League: An American Legacy. Byron Motley, filmmaker. Ryan Concert Hall, Smith Center for the Arts, 7:00 p.m.

February 23 » Lecture: The Sports Show
David Little, Curator, Minneapolis Institute of Arts Ryan Concert Hall, Smith Center for the Arts, 7:00 p.m.

February 24 » Career Services Program, A Career in the Museum World. David E. Little, location and time to be announced 

March 2012 | Women's History Month

March 1, 8, 22 and 29 » Women in Sports Film and Lecture Series
Special Celebration of 40 Years of Providence College Women in Sports
Moore Hall I, Introductory Speaker 7:00 p.m., Reception 7:30 p.m., Film 8:00 p.m.

March 1 » A Hero for Daisy
Award-winning documentary introducing the sports equity legislation, in the context of the struggle of the Yale University women’s crew team in the 1970s to secure facilities for practice. Speaker: Lynnette Labinger, Title IX lawyer for Cohen vs. Brown University

March 8 » Whip It
Popular film of 2009 about a young girl’s maverick decision to join the roller derby in defiance of her mother’s pressure to enter beauty pageants.
Speakers: Rhode Island Roller Derby skater, Meghan Follett, and her mother, Katherine

March 20 » Community Forum on Athletics and Academics Feinstein 400, 4:00-5:30 p.m. 
A Providence College community discussion of the relationships between athletics and academics, the student-athlete academic and social experience, and the ways in which academics and athletics work together to shape the identity of student-athletes.

Prospective speakers include Catherine Little Bert, member of the Board of Trustees; Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P., President of Providence College; Bob Driscoll, Athletic Director; John M. Sweeney, Senior Vice-President and CFO; Margaret Ruggieri, Assistant Dean of Undergraduates Studies/Director of Academic Advising; Jonathan Gomes, Associate Director for Academic Services; and former student-athletes.

The Forum is sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence, the Department of Art and Art History and the Athletic Department.

March 22 » A League of their Own
Beloved classic film about the women’s baseball league in the 1940s during World War II. Speaker: Wilma Briggs, former left-fielder for the All-American Girls Baseball League

March 29 » Girlfight
A story of a young female boxer and her ownership of her talents, as well as her boyfriend’s struggles with her success.
Speaker: Dr. John Sullivan, PC sports psychologist

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