An abundance of academic and arts events comes to campus in April, including concerts, artists’ receptions, talks on a variety of topics—and a stand-up economist! Below are just a few of the highlights; see the full events calendar for more details and additional happenings.
Several events will celebrate Sewanee Sustainable Fashion Week, including documentary screenings, a fast fashion panel discussion April 11, and an “upcycled” fashion show April 12.
Yoram Bauman, "the world’s first and only stand-up economist," will speak on campus April 11.
Prosecutor Kelly Siegler of TV’s Cold Justice will speak on “Gender and Criminal Law,” April 12.
Cellist-singer-songwriter Ben Sollee and Kentucky Native will perform April 12 in Guerry Auditorium.
The 44th annual Sewanee Medieval Colloquium, with a theme of “Law and (Dis)Order,” will take place April 13 and 14.
All-day musical event Sewaneroo will be held Saturday, April 14.
Recitals of solos, duets, and trios, and of trumpet and organ, will be given April 15 and 16.
Poet, novelist, and biographer Jay Parini will speak about his new book, The Way of Jesus: Living a Spiritual and Ethical Life, April 16.
Civil Rights icon Diane Nash will speak on “The Movements of the '60s: A Legacy for Today” Tuesday, April 17.
The opening reception for A Tear in the Veil: Sewanee Senior Art Majors will be held April 20.
The Sewanee Chorale presents “Singing Through History,” a concert of works associated with famous people and events from the 17th century to the present, also April 20.
Scholarship Sewanee, the university’s annual celebration of student scholarship, research, and creativity, this year will be held Friday, April 27.
“Gloria in Spring,” the spring concert by the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra and the University Choir, will be April 27.