Lyceum Events

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Lyceum Events

Lyceum events are being added and should appear below once approved. 


January 31st, 2023

February 1st, 2023

  • Black History Month Kickoff: A Concert by Crys Matthews

    February 1, 7:00pm

    The Student Government Association is pleased to bring Crys back to Emory & Henry’s campus for an evening of entertainment, but also deep learning. Crys blends multiple musical styles and pairs the styling with strong self-written lyrics that tackle a multitude of social justice topics. This musical format allows purveyors to not only be thoroughly entertained, but instead they will be entertained, educated, and even inspired.

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February 9th, 2023

  • Faculty Recital of Dr. Spafford & Dr. Withers “All the Things We Are”

    February 9, 7:30pm

    Conceived as a chamber recital spanning languages, cultures, and stylistic eras, this performance explores texts and topics that are unique but ubiquitous. Dr. Jessica Spafford, soprano, and Dr. Lisa Withers, piano, will collaborate with various instrumentalists to incorporate different sounds and textures to bring this music to life. Featured composers include Whitacre, Villa-lobos, Tailleferre, Kern, and more!

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February 10th, 2023

  • The Sampler: Music with Friends

    February 10, 7:00pm

    A host of bluegrass and country musicians as well as other entertainers will take the stage to support WEHC 90.7, the Emory & Henry College radio station. The show, which will be broadcast over WEHC, is hosted by musicians Ed Davis, who is a member of the E&H geography faculty, and Ivy Sheppard, the general manager of WEHC. The fun-filled show will include lively music, radio theatre and audience participation. WEHC is an award-winning radio station that reaches into several counties of Southwest Virginia and focuses on the interests and people of the region. Get tickets online, visit the Box Office or call 276-944-6333.

    The Sampler: A Fundraiser for WEHC
    As part of the celebration of 30 years on air and the new signal expansion, WEHC will present The Sampler, a variety show, hosted by Ivy Sheppard and Ed Davis that will feature favorite on-air personalities and more. There will be musical performances by Five Mile Mountain Road Band, Leftover Biscuits, storytelling with Isaac Freeman, reminiscences from former broadcasters, and special guests. This will be an old-fashioned night of fun for everyone.
    There will be a reception prior to the show beginning at 6 p.m.
    This ticketed event is an important fundraiser for the signal expansion as WEHC 90.7 flips the switch on the towers in Wise, Coeburn, Clintwood, Pound and Norton, broadcasting as WEHC, The Voice of Southwest Virginia.
    The Sampler is made possible by the generous support of the sponsors, The Crooked Road and Edward Jones Investments of Marion.


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February 13th, 2023

  • Artalk: Michael Ehlbeck, Life in the Sticks

    February 13, 7:30pm

    Through intaglio printing and drawing, Michael Ehlbeck explores subject matter that includes landscape, cityscape, objects and family. While the land- and cityscapes document aspects of his travels, the objects serve as a starting point and evolve without preconceived solutions and outcomes, “a one-person exquisite corpse so to speak.” The family images mainly pay tribute to his departed mother and father, not as traditional portraits but rather assemblages of fragmented memories.

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February 16th, 2023

  • C.H.A.T.S. (Connecting Humans and Telling Stories) Event - Session 1 Lyceum

    February 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

    C.H.A.T.S, aims to connect humans and tell stories to deepen our appreciation and understanding of others. In this interactive session participants will practice skills for listening, staying curious, challenging what we think we know about others, and for approaching conversations from different angles.

    C.H.A.T.S is designed to deepen our appreciation and understanding of others and provide relational tools to take back to our homes, schools, and workplaces.

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  • The ACL: A Crucial Ligament All you (knee)d to know

    February 16, 7:30pm

    An educational lecture targeting the basic functional and physiological components of the anterior cruciate ligament. A lecture geared towards student athletes or anyone who wishes to learn more about the critical role the ACL plays in daily function and sport participation. This lyceum promotes education and risk reduction to the anterior cruciate ligament , which is important at any age across the aging continuum. Whether a young competitive athlete, active walker, or recreational sportster, the individual will leave understanding the different motions and parts of the knee, as well as how to develop primary and secondary supporting structures around the knee to reduce risk of injury and/or reinjury.

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  • The New Workplace: A Place for All!

    February 16, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

    The new workplace is a place for all! Employers are taking intentional actions to recruit talented students who identify with underrepresented and marginalized groups. So, how are workplaces ensuring an inclusive culture where all will thrive? 

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February 20th, 2023

  • Finding Your Learning Style: A Workshop to Discover Your Path to Success

    February 20, 7:30pm

    Students will complete a survey to obtain their working and personality style. Each “style” will get practice strategies on how to impliment their style for academic success. Students will present each style to the group to find commonalities amongst the styles and situations where each style may thrive or need support.

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March 1st, 2023

  • The Seeds of Vandana Shiva

    March 1, 7:30pm

    This documentary film explores the life of eco-activist and feminist Vandana Shiva, a scientist from India who has been at the forefront of activism for food justice.

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