A new book that tells the stories of outstanding Tennessee women is headed for the state’s public high schools with help from the MTSU Department of History.
Charlotte Crawford and Ruth Johnson Smiley, editors of “Tennessee Women of Vision and Courage,” will discuss the book from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Linebaugh Public Library, 105 W. Vine St. in Murfreesboro. The event is sponsored by the American Association of University Women of Murfreesboro.
Most art galleries discourage viewers touching the exhibits, but a new interactive display of student works at MTSU is asking art lovers to stop, look and collaborate.
“You Show Me Yours, I’ll Show You Mine: YOUR MOVE," which opens Wednesday, Feb. 5, with a free public 3-4:30 p.m. reception in MTSU's Todd Art Gallery, is organized by students in the Drawing III class taught by assistant professor Melissa Newman.
Reflections on the sacrifices that made America a more inclusive society form the focal point of this year’s Black History Month celebration at MTSU.
Documentaries, speeches, sing-a-longs and other activities are on tap under the theme of “Civil Rights in America,” said Black History Month Committee co-chairs Vincent Windrow, interim assistant vice provost for student success, and Jonell Hinsey, interim director of the Intercultural and Diversity Affairs Center.
The forecast calls for “An Oriental Monsoon” at MTSU as a powerful, swirling display of light and sound heads for Murfreesboro.
“An Oriental Monsoon,” a theatrical production by faculty and students of China’s Hangzhou Normal University, is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in Tucker Theatre on the MTSU campus. The event is free and open to the public.