Category Archives: Calendar Highlights

Meadows Theatre season opens with Black Snow Oct. 1-5, 2014

For its first main stage production of 2014-15, Meadows Theatre presents Black Snow by Mikhail Bulgakov, adapted by Keith Reddin. Often called the ultimate backstage novel, Black Snow displays the autobiographical and satirical components of Bulgakov’s experience with the Moscow Art Theatre. Based on Bulgakov’s … Continue reading

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Michael Ramirez to give 2014 Sammons Lecture Thursday, Oct. 2

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Michael Ramirez will give the 15th annual Rosine Smith Sammons Lecture in Media Ethics. Presented by SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts Division of Journalism, the lecture begins at 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 2 in the Bob Hope Theatre.  … Continue reading

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2014 Hart Global Leaders Forum presents Colin Powell Tuesday, Sept. 30

Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin L. Powell will present the 2014 Hart Global Leaders Forum. Following the 2014 SMU Tate Distinguished Lecture Series, the Hart Global Leaders Forum will take place Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 11 a.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. The event … Continue reading

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Sports Highlights: Sept. 24, 2014

Women’s Soccer:  Mustang first-year Lauren Guerra was named the American Athletic Conference “Rookie of the Week.” Guerra scored both goals in the Mustangs 2-1 victory over Gonzaga this past Sunday. Guerra will take the field again in Houston on Thursday, Sept. 25 and return … Continue reading

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‘Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style’ comes to an end Oct. 5, 2014 at the Bush Center

After three months as a special exhibit at The George W. Bush Presidential Center, “Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style” comes to an end Sunday, Oct. 5. The exhibition is a major retrospective of the legendary American fashion designer. Offering Dallas the opportunity to experience fashion … Continue reading

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SMU’s 2014-15 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series begins Sept. 29

Former Secretaries of State Madeleine K. Albright and Colin L. Powell will visit SMU Monday, Sept. 29 to kick off the 33rd season of the Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. Albright and Powell will offer their insights and opinions on current … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Sept. 24, 2014

The Morenci Marines: A Tale of Small Town America and the Vietnam War: Clements Center Monthly Talks presents Kyle Longley, author of The Morenci Marines: A Tale of Small Town America and the Vietnam War. Drawing on personal interviews and correspondence, Longley’s book sheds … Continue reading

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Friday Night Stampede celebrates 100 years of Mustang spirit Sept. 19, 2014

SMU celebrates the 100th anniversary of Mustang football with a series of special events the night before the first home game of the 2014 season. The Friday Night Stampede begins with the dedication of the new Mustang Band Hall near Dedman Center for … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2014

From mid-September through mid-October, SMU joins the nation in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by recognizing the contributions, culture and heritage of Hispanic Americans. Hispanic Heritage Month was first approved in 1968 by President Lyndon B. Johnson as a 7-day observation. In … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Sept. 17, 2014

Ronald Reagan and the Struggle Over Apartheid: As part of the Presidential Forum lecture series, the SMU Center for Presidential History presents “Ronald Reagan and the Struggle Over Apartheid.” Co-sponsored by the Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute’s Seminar “Global Africa: Between Intervention and … Continue reading

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