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8:00am
SURF Application Deadline

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02/15/2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Show off your amazing research! We welcome presentation applications from all disciplines. This year's SURF event is taking place on April 20th from 9am to 4pm. Deadline for applications is February 15, 2018.

Visit the SURF website for application details.

Carroll Campus
O'Connell
 
1:00pm
CA Information Session

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02/15/2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Community Living is hiring Community Advisors for the 2018-19 academic year - the application deadline has been extended! If you are interested in the position, please attend one of the two info sessions:

We have two more Information/Q&A Sessions:

  • Tuesday, February 13 – 1:00–2:00pm – Trinity Lounge
  • Thursday, February 15 – 1:00–2:00 pm – Maronick Board Room, Upper Campus Center

Then complete the application and return it to Michael Ames at mames@carroll.edu by Monday, February 19, 2018 by noon.

Carroll Campus
Campus Center
Upper Campus Center
 
7:00pm
Gender Studies Spring Fever

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02/12/2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Monday: Hunting Ground Film, 7-8:30 O'Connell 107
Come see the Oscar-nominated documentary that exposes the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses. Panel discussion to follow.

Tuesday: Gender Based Violence @ Carroll, 7-8:30 Lower Cube
A student ONLY forum to discuss sexual harassment issues on campus. A follow up to "We Too, Speak Out".

Wednesday: Sex and Relationships, 7-8:30 Lower Cube
Sex Positivity. What is it? Come to this panel discussion to find out. Sponsored by Carroll GSA.

Thursday: The Laramie Project, 7:30 FLEX Theater
A production about the reaction to the 1998 murder of University of Wyoming gay student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. $2 tickets for Carroll student with ID. Discussion to follow.

Sponsored by Carroll College Gender Studies.

Carroll Campus
Campus Center
 
7:30pm
Theatre: The Laramie Project

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02/09/2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

HELENA – Carroll College Theatre is producing, The Laramie Project, by Moises Kaufman and The Tectonic Theater Project. This production is a documentary-style play which has the transcribed words of over 200 real people who lived at the time of the murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. This show will run February 9–17, in the flexible black box-style theatre in the lower level of the Carroll College Campus Center. This year is the twenty-year anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s death.

In October 1998, a twenty-one year old student at the University of Wyoming was kidnapped, severely beaten, and left to die tied to a fence in the middle of the prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming. His bloody, bruised and battered body was not discovered until the next day, and he died several days later in an area hospital. His name was Matthew Shepard and he was the victim of this assault because he was gay. Moises Kaufman and fellow members of the Tectonic Theater Project made six trips to Laramie over the course of a year and a half in the aftermath of the beating and during the trial of the two young men accused of killing Shepard. They conducted more than 200 interviews with the people of the town. Some people interviewed were directly connected to the case and others were citizens of Laramie. The Laramie Project chronicles the life of the town of Laramie in the year after the murder.

Other items of interest:

  • Directed by local guest director John Rausch
  • Twenty tickets will be reserved for door sales only beginning one hour before curtain
  • Show performed in the round (audience on all four sides)
  • Six projection screens surround the space and will display footage and photos from the event
  • Actors play multiple parts and remain in the room for the entire show
  • Six of the performers are faculty and staff members, two are community members, and 25 are Carroll students
  • A talk back will be held after the February 15th performance
  • Knights of Columbus will be on hand with a beer and wine bar before the show and during intermission

Shows will be at 7:30 p.m. on February 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on February 11. Parking is free in the Campus Center lot off of Lyndale for all performances. The theatre is fully ADA accessible through the east entrance of the Campus Center. Tickets are available at the door or online. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for students and seniors, and $2 with a current Carroll College ID. Use the coupon code: “shire” for a $4 discount on tickets if you purchase tickets online (not valid with Carroll ID tickets).

For more information contact:

Kimberly Shire
Director of Theatrical Production
Carroll College
kshire@carroll.edu

Carroll Campus
Campus Center
Flex Theatre
 
 
 
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