Spring 2024 Events

Spring 2024 Events

Lisa Crane

Lisa Crane Sculpture Exhibition

January 11-February 8
Reception: February 8 - 5 p.m.
Joan Derryberry Art Gallery - Roaden University Center

Lisa Crane is a sculptor living in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her years of work as a psychotherapist, primarily treating victims of abuse in Miami and the mountains of North Carolina, led her to witness the efficacy and power of art as expression and catharsis.

Lisa Turner

Lisa Turner Printmaking Exhibition

February 12-March 21
Reception March 21 - 5 p.m.
Joan Derryberry Art Gallery - Roaden University Center

Lisa Turner received an MFA specializing in printmaking from the University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB) and a BFA 
from NSCAD University (Halifax, NS). Turner’s creative practice utilizes a variety of printmaking methods and the 
multiple to examine materialism and consumption.

TN Innocence

The Tennessee Innocence Project

February 20 - 6 p.m.

Derryberry Hall Auditorium

Launched in February 2019 as the first full-time innocence organization in the state, the Tennessee Innocence 
Project represents men and women making claims of actual innocence.


Peter Steiner, trombone

February 23 - 7:30 p.m.
Wattenbarger Auditorium - Bryan Fine Arts Building

Pianist/organist Constanze Hochwartner and trombonist Peter Steiner have been performing together as a duo 
since 2017. Last year, their season featured a five-month U.S. tour as well as concerts in Austria, Belgium, Germany, 
Korea, Italy, Japan, and Singapore.

Ervin Malakaj

Ervin Malakaj

Towards a Pedagogy of Unwellness
February 28 - 7 p.m.
Stonecipher 113

Negative feelings can stifle relationships and even suppress productivity. We consequently learn to conceal when 
we feel bad. We might not reveal our pain to others at the risk of appearing like a problem. Drawing on Mimi 
Khúc’s transformative work on the “pedagogy of unwellness,” this workshop will aim to remedy the bad reputation 
that bad feelings get.

One World

One World Multicultural Evening

February 23 - 6 p.m.
Multipurpose Room - Roaden University Center

The Spring 2024 event features storytelling in which students and community members will tell stories about 
their culture. The event includes international cuisine.


Chinkapin Players

I am My Own Wife, by Doug Wright

March 7-9 - 8 p.m.
Backdoor Playhouse

The Chinkapin Craftstead will present “I Am My Own Wife”, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Doug Wright. It tells 
the true story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorff, a trans woman who lived through and survived both the Nazi and the 
Communist regimes in Germany.

Andrew Uhe

Andrew Uhe, violin
Greg Danner, horn
Yu Han Kuan, piano

March 18 - 7:30 p.m.
Wattenbarger Auditorium - Bryan Fine Arts Building

This performance will feature music for violin and piano by de Falla and Brahms. They will also be joined by Tech 
emeritus professor Greg Danner for the Brahms Horn Trio.


Stephen Page, saxophone

March 19 - 7:30 p.m.
Wattenbarger Auditorium - Bryan Fine Arts Building

Described by noted American composer Libby Larsen as “fearless on stage,” saxophonist Stephen Page has 
garnered international prominence as one of the leading saxophonists of today’s younger generation.


From Clueless to Committed: An Evening with Scholar, Storyteller and Slam Poetess Harriett Jernigan

March 20 - 7 p.m.
Stonecipher 113

What happens when you are born in California, raised in Japan, and then attend the University of Alabama? What 
does it mean to grow up living between and across cultures in an age of mobility and the growing urgency to 
devote ourselves to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion regardless of where we are? What does it mean to go 
from clueless to committed?


Matthieu Cognet, collaborative pianist, coach, and French Art Song Specialist

March 20 - 7:30 p.m.
Wattenbarger Auditorium - Bryan Fine Arts Building

French pianist Matthieu Cognet is an active soloist and sought-after chamber player who has appeared in major 
venues and festivals in Europe and the United States, including Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Steinway Hall, the 
Cultural Institute of Chicago (Myra Hess Memorial Concerts), Hemptinne Festival (Belgium), the Rushmore 
Music Festival, SD, the Festival Memphis in May, the Saint Georges Music Festival in Guadeloupe, the Prades, 
Castelnaudary and Pianissimes Festivals (France).


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