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September 20 - October 19, 2021

Monday, September 20

artwork by Susan Palmisano: Visiting Artist

A national juried exhibition of paintings by artists from across the U.S., juried by Susan Palmisano. Made possible in part through a grant from Partners...

Choral members singing in an auditorium with a piano in the center left

Open to registered participants in SICC, the Southern Invitational Choral Conference Showcase Concert features many of our student musicians at USM,...

Tuesday, September 21

artwork by Susan Palmisano: Visiting Artist

A national juried exhibition of paintings by artists from across the U.S., juried by Susan Palmisano. Made possible in part through a grant from Partners...

Hsiaopei Lee and viola

Dr. Hsiaopei Lee and Dr. Michael Bunchman will give a recital featuring classic viola music, including the last work written by Dimitri Shostakovich.

Dr. Anthony Pinn

Anthony Pinn, Ph.D., the Agnes Cullen Arnold Distinguished Professor of Humanities at Rice University, will be the first speaker for USM's Philosophy and...

6:30pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, September 22

artwork by Susan Palmisano: Visiting Artist

A national juried exhibition of paintings by artists from across the U.S., juried by Susan Palmisano. Made possible in part through a grant from Partners...

Thursday, September 23

artwork by Susan Palmisano: Visiting Artist

A national juried exhibition of paintings by artists from across the U.S., juried by Susan Palmisano. Made possible in part through a grant from Partners...

Friday, September 24

artwork by Susan Palmisano: Visiting Artist

A national juried exhibition of paintings by artists from across the U.S., juried by Susan Palmisano. Made possible in part through a grant from Partners...

Saturday, September 25

USM logo

Southern Miss Football at Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL. For more information about Southern Miss Football, visit southernmiss.com/sports/football. TV: SEC...

Sunday, September 26

Dr. Jackie McIlwain

In this Lecture Series, Dr. Jackie McIlwain will discuss the latest research regarding musicians' health. September 26, 2021 - "Music Training vs. Athletic...

Monday, September 27

artwork by Susan Palmisano: Visiting Artist

A national juried exhibition of paintings by artists from across the U.S., juried by Susan Palmisano. Made possible in part through a grant from Partners...

Tuesday, September 28

ocean quahog

"Live Slow and Die Old: What Can We Learn From the Longest-Lived Bivalve on Earth?" The ocean quahog (Arctica islandica) is one of the longest-living...

Virtual Event
artwork by Susan Palmisano: Visiting Artist

A national juried exhibition of paintings by artists from across the U.S., juried by Susan Palmisano. Made possible in part through a grant from Partners...

photo of the interior of Marsh Auditorium taken from the stage looking out over the audience chairs

A voice recital of opera, musical theater, and other selections featuring USM voice faculty: Kimberley Davis, soprano; Meredith Johnson, soprano; Jonathan...

Wednesday, September 29

artwork by Susan Palmisano: Visiting Artist

A national juried exhibition of paintings by artists from across the U.S., juried by Susan Palmisano. Made possible in part through a grant from Partners...

Julián Hillyer, Ph.D.

The Center for Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (CMCB) is hosting a series of 10 seminars with top university scientists, sponsored by Mississippi IDeA...

2pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, September 30

artwork by Susan Palmisano: Visiting Artist

A national juried exhibition of paintings by artists from across the U.S., juried by Susan Palmisano. Made possible in part through a grant from Partners...

Dr. Sara Johnson, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of North Alabama

Dr. Sara Johnson, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of North Alabama, will discuss her work related to undergraduate STEM research...

12pm
Virtual Event
Collage of images of artworks by Susan Palmisano

A visual arts Zoom presentation by internationally recognized painter and Southern Miss Painting National juror, Susan Palmisano, and awards ceremony for the...

7pm
Virtual Event
graphic of Hedda Gabbler by Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen’s classic of realism depicts a woman’s struggle to carve out her own place in a male-dominated world. Her efforts spiral toward a deadly climax...

an image of white paper flowers

The USM Symphony Orchestra opens its 2021-22 season with a moving night of hope and new beginnings. No piece of music sets the scene for the dawning of a new...

Friday, October 1

artwork by Susan Palmisano: Visiting Artist

A national juried exhibition of paintings by artists from across the U.S., juried by Susan Palmisano. Made possible in part through a grant from Partners...

graphic of Hedda Gabbler by Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen’s classic of realism depicts a woman’s struggle to carve out her own place in a male-dominated world. Her efforts spiral toward a deadly climax...

Saturday, October 2

Black and Gold Golden Eagle Logo on a Gold Background

Southern Miss Football at Rice, Houston, TX For more information about Southern Miss Football, visit southernmiss.com/sports/football. TV: ESPN NETWORKS ...

graphic of Hedda Gabbler by Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen’s classic of realism depicts a woman’s struggle to carve out her own place in a male-dominated world. Her efforts spiral toward a deadly climax...

Sunday, October 3

graphic of Hedda Gabbler by Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen’s classic of realism depicts a woman’s struggle to carve out her own place in a male-dominated world. Her efforts spiral toward a deadly climax...

image of Symphonic Winds performers on stage

The Symphonic Winds presents a belated celebration of the Centennial of our Band Program! We will feature music which has graced the Bennett and Mannoni...

Singers with music sheets

The School of Music presents the Southern Miss Chamber Singers.

Monday, October 4

singers in concert on stage with audience members in the foreground

The School of Music presents Festival of Choirs, hosted by the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Civic Chorale and featuring guest singers from high schools and...

Tuesday, October 5

musical instruments

Opening of concert series by the Southern Miss Concert Bands.

Thursday, October 7

Three females in 1920s attire

The DuBard School has partnered with Brass Hat in Midtown Hattiesburg to allow school patrons to support the DuBard School through a profit share event....

musicians performing on stage with composer in the far right of the image

Southern Miss’s premiere wind band performs the opening concert of 2021-22 season with viola faculty artist Hsiaopei Lee performing the haunting work “Love...

Saturday, October 9

Black and Gold Golden Eagle Logo on a Gold Background

Southern Miss Football vs. UTEP, Hattiesburg, Miss. For more information about Southern Miss Football, visit southernmiss.com/sports/football. TV: ESPN...

A sepia toned image of three female members of The Pride of Mississippi Marching Band

Halftime musical selections scheduled to include traditional homecoming favorites!

Monday, October 11

USM Choral Singers

The School of Music presents a Fall Choral Concert featuring The Southern Chorale, Concert Choir, Tenebrae, and University Treble Chorus.

Tuesday, October 12

On Killing, book cover

Join us in October for a discussion about the book, On Killing: The Physiological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society by Dave Grossman, moderated by...

5:30pm
Virtual Event
Shannon French, Ph.D.

Shannon French, Ph.D., Inamori, Professor of Ethics at Case Western Reserve University, will be the second speaker for USM's Philosophy and Religion Fall...

6:30pm
Virtual Event
William Sturkey

William Sturkey is a historian whose scholarship examines race in the American South in the post-Civil War period. Sturkey is the author of Hattiesburg: An...

6:30pm
Bennett Auditorium
Stream Available

Thursday, October 14

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

British flag imagery on an electric guitar

The arrival of the Beatles in the U.S. and appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show marked the start of the British Invasion, a mid-1960’s phenomenon when rock and...

Friday, October 15

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

female speaking at job fair

School districts from around the country come to meet with graduating educators. For questions, contact Career Services at 601-266-4153 or by email at...

Saturday, October 16

Black and Gold Golden Eagle Logo on a Gold Background

Southern Miss Football vs. UAB, Hattiesburg, Miss. For more information about Southern Miss Football, visit southernmiss.com/sports/football. TV: STADIUM ...

2:30pm
Halloween graphic featuring a full moon, orange sky, black trees and fence, four black bats and a musician running from Frankenstein

Halftime musical selections scheduled to include: The Nightmare Before Christmas Overture/This is Halloween, Monster Medley - Monster Mash/The Adams...

2:30pm

Sunday, October 17

image of an angelic statue holding a shield with a cross image in its left hand

This event is a premiere of new musical composition by Tonu Korvits at the St. Michael Catholic Church in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Nicholas Phillips

Pianist Nicholas Phillips will present a solo recital featuring the works of American composer Charles Tomlinson Griffes (1884-1920), including his Roman...

Monday, October 18

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

color image of the exterior of Marsh Auditorium at USM

An opportunity for future Southern Miss music majors and minors to visit campus, get valuable campus life information, meet faculty and observe ensembles.

Tuesday, October 19

color photograph of a brass/bronze sculpture with a white shadowy background

An exhibition of small-scale sculptures by artists from across the United States, juried by George Beasley. Closing Reception: November 5 | 7 p.m. Made...

color photo of Amulet Strange playing a flute

Amulet Strange is Principal Flutist of the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra and member of the MSO Woodwind Quintet since 2015. Additionally, she is Adjunct...

Forrest Gander

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, Forrest Gander, will host an in-person poetry reading and book signing. Gander is the author of numerous books of...

image of a gold saxophone instrument

The KC Chamber Jazz Quintet is a leaderless ensemble based in the traditions of Kansas City jazz, whilst performing modern compositions that exhibit the...

September 20 - October 19, 2021