This Week's Calendar
Monday, March 19
Women's golf at three-day Oral Roberts University/SFA Spring Break Invitational
Tuesday, March 20
Baseball at Prairie View A&M University
Softball at Texas Southern University
Wednesday, March 21
Baseball vs. Grambling State University
Friday, March 23
Baseball at Abilene Christian University
Bowling at three-day Southland Conference Bowling League Championship
Softball at Lamar University
4 and 6 p.m.
Track and field at two-day University of Texas at San Antonio Invitational
Track and field distance runners at two-day Victor Lopez Classic
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News & Announcements
History department to host Dr. Julia Brock
SFA’s history department will host Dr. Julia Brock, public historian, assistant professor and co-director of the Center for Public History at the University of West Georgia, tomorrow through Thursday, March 22.
Brock will discuss her work from 6 to 7 p.m. tomorrow in the Ferguson Building, Room 474. A meet and greet is scheduled from 12:30 to 2 p.m. tomorrow and from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, in the Ferguson Building, Room 291. All students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend.
Brock is the former director of interpretation in the Department of Museums, Archives and Rare Books at Kennesaw State University in Georgia and curator at the Museum of History and Holocaust Education in Georgia.
In addition to journal articles about museums, oral history and archives, her recent scholarship includes a monograph on hunting and leisure in the New South and a documentary history of Rosie the Riveter.
Track and field
Men's and women's teams competed at the Texas Christian University Invitational. To view performance outcomes, click here.
SFA – 3 vs. Southeastern Louisiana University – 4
SFA – 5 vs. University of New Orleans – 2
16th place at the Columbia 300 Music City Classic
SFA – 13 vs. Prairie View A&M University – 6
SFA – 5 vs. McNeese State University – 7
SFA – 3 vs. McNeese State University – 12
SFA – 1 vs. McNeese State University – 5
Faculty recital to feature selections from LaGraff CD
SFA’s School of Music will present a faculty recital featuring Scott LaGraff, baritone, and Hyun Ji Oh, pianist, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23, in Cole Concert Hall.
LaGraff will perform works by some of his favorite composers along with selections from his latest CD, “Incline Thine Ear and Other Sacred Songs.” Kimberly LaGraff, mezzo soprano, will join her husband for selected duets.
Works to be performed are by G.F. Handel, Hugo Wolf, Maurice Ravel, W.A. Mozart, Oley Speaks, Albert Hay Malotte, Ernest Charles and others.
Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407, or visit finearts.sfasu.edu.
School of Theatre to present student-directed ‘Haiku’
SFA’s School of Theatre will present the one-act play “Haiku” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23, and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, in the Downstage Theatre.
Written by Katherine Snodgrass, “Haiku” will be directed by Houston senior theatre major Tevia Loeser. The play is about a mother's love, one sister's struggle with doing what is right and another sister who may be a gifted artist with an impaired mind.
“Haiku” is Loeser’s first play to direct at SFA. She has held a variety of roles in plays since her freshman year, including props designer for “Springtime” to playing Nancy in “Ivy + Bean The Musical” during the 2017 SummerStage Festival. She will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Arts in theatre and a minor in mass communication.
Tickets are $4. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407, or visit theatre.sfasu.edu.
Japanese artist Akie Nakata uses an unusual canvas to make her paintings “rock.”
The natural shape of the stones she paints mimics the body of an animal, which brings the creatures to life.
To see more, click here.