Arts & Culture

8:14am

Tue November 12, 2013
Arts & Culture

MTSU Social Science Symposium investigates ‘Justice for All?’ Nov. 13-14

Student, faculty and visiting scholars will discuss how society reacts to injustices in the United States and abroad in the 22nd annual Tennessee Undergraduate Social Science Symposium at MTSU Nov. 13 and 14. 

With a theme of “And Justice for All?”, the two-day research symposium inside MTSU’s James Union Building is free and open to the public. It features a Wednesday, Nov. 13, keynote address from attorney and activist Amy Bach, founder of Measures for Justice and a visiting professor at the University of Buffalo Law School. 

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8:34am

Thu November 7, 2013
Arts & Culture

Veteran Officer Returns for Free Self-defense Workshop at MTSU Nov. 11

If you want more training in self-defense to feel safe, MTSU’s Forensic Institute for Research and Education has a free workshop for you.

Law enforcement veteran Levi Montgomery is bringing his decades of experience in police tactics back to MTSU on Monday, Nov. 11, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in Murphy Center’s Auxiliary Gym 1.

The workshop is open to the public, but participants must be at least 14 years old. A parent or guardian must accompany workshop participants under 18.

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9:17am

Tue November 5, 2013
Arts & Culture

MTSU Salute to Armed Services Events to Honor Veterans

Veterans and active-duty personnel took the field at halftime of the 2012 MTSU vs. North Texas college football game at Floyd Stadium. The event was part of the 31st annual Salute to Armed Services/Veterans Day activities. The 460-member Band of Blue performed Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard marching songs. (MTSU file photo)

Four days of activities that will honor veterans and active-duty military personnel will surround the Saturday, Nov. 9, MTSU Salute to Armed Services and Veterans Day events.

The 32nd annual Salute to Armed Services activities will coincide with the MT Blue Raiders 3 p.m. Conference USA football game against Florida International University in Floyd Stadium.

The veterans and military game-day activities include:

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10:17am

Mon November 4, 2013
Arts & Culture

New Book from MTSU Shares Civil War Stories from Tennessee Farm Families

Plowshares and Swords

MTSU's Center for Historic Preservation has published a new limited-edition book, "Plowshares and Swords: Tennessee Farm Families Tell Civil War Stories," to share more statewide history during this 150th anniversary of the conflict that split a nation.

Authors Caneta S. Hankins and the late Michael Thomas Gavin cover the entire state in the new hardcover volume, using the lives of individual farm families to tell about war, the homefront, military occupation and emancipation.

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10:11am

Mon November 4, 2013
Arts & Culture

Renowned Trumpeter Wendholt Opens MTSU’s 15th Jazz Artist Series Nov. 7

Jazz trumpeter Scott Wendholt kicks off MTSU Jazz Series

Renowned jazz trumpeter Scott Wendholt will join MTSU's Jazz Ensemble 1 and jazz faculty members Thursday, Nov. 7, to kick off the 2013-14 MTSU Jazz Artist Series in Hinton Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building.

Tickets for the Nov. 7 concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m., are $10 for the general public. Admission is free for MTSU students, faculty and staff with a valid ID. Discounts for area music students and educators also are available.

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