CELIA (Collaborative Education, Leadership, and Innovation in the Arts)

Rising: Women in American Culture since Suffrage

Academic Year: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019 to Sunday, May 31, 2020

Most March events have been canceled; see below.

Please visit wright.edu/coronavirus for campus health and safety updates.

Schedule of Events

September 2019–May 2020 
Women artists from Wright State University’s permanent collection
Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries 

January 7–February 29 
Ohio Women Vote: 100 Years of Change 
Ohio Women Vote: Speaker Lisa Wood next Friday 2/28 
Traveling pop-up exhibit from Ohio Humanities and Ohio History Connection 
CAC Commons, Millett Hall, Dunbar Library 

February 6–16 
The Wolves
Play by Sarah DeLappe, Pulitzer Prize Finalist 
Contains adult language and mature subject matter 
Festival Playhouse 

March 10–11
Seraph Brass
Distinguished Visiting Artist 
Clinics, master classes, and recital
Creative Arts Center

March 15 — CANCELED
Rise Up and Sing: Music By, For and About Women
WSU Collegiate Chorale & Women’s Chorale 
Schuster Hall

March 19 — CANCELED
Leadership Journey: Interpersonal Conversation with Mayor Nan Whaley.
Keynote address by Mayor Nan Whaley
Schuster Hall

March 23 — CANCELED
Angel Blue, soprano
Distinguished Visiting Artist 
Residency, master class, and recital
Schuster Hall, Creative Arts Center 

March 24 — CANCELED
Still We Rise
Women’s documentary screenings and panel discussion 
280 Creative Arts Center 

March 25 — CANCELED
UpRising Symposium
Student scholarship and performances exploring intersectionality of race, gender, sex, class, and disability 
Millett Atrium 

March 26 — CANCELED
Still We Rise Research Symposium
Programs, performances, and scholarly papers 
Millett Atrium 

April 17—18 
The Mother of Us All
A pageant opera written by Virgil Thomson, with libretto by Gertrude Stein 
Schuster Hall, Creative Arts Center

April 23
Then and Now: Women Composers in Jazz
The Wright State Jazz Ensemble and the Jazz Raiders will perform the works of Mary Lou Williams, Toshiko Akiyoshi and Maria Schneider
Schuster Hall, Creative Arts Center

For more information, contact:
Stephanie Dickey
CELIA Administrative Coordinator

With support from Collaborative Education, Leadership, and Innovation in the Arts (CELIA), the College of Liberal Arts (COLA), and the 21st Century Peace Literacy Foundation.


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