Events Listed As Speakers

Upcoming Events
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Come experience an insider’s look at another culture as international student Kheiria Benkato presents her experiences as a native of the country of Libya. An internationally-themed dish from Tally Food Court will be served.
3 p.m.
Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson will host the State of the University address, "The Centennial Commitment: Embracing the Ball State Legacy of Beneficence and Entrepreneurship," Friday, Feb. 6, at 3 p.m. in Emens Auditorium. He will share a refreshed vision, strategic direction, and new initiatives for the university, resulting from campus discussions, leadership retreats and other vital input. A reception will follow.
10:30 a.m.
Calendar: English
Dr. Roxanne Mountford, Associate Professor and Director of Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Media at the University of Kentucky, will lecture on the history of the disciplinary drift between Communication and English and how efforts to overcome this divide have impacted the field of rhetoric.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Museum of Art
Ball State University Assistant Professor Natalie Phillips will explore contemporary Asian art's roots by incorporating art from the David Owsley Museum of Art into her presentation.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Come experience an insider’s look at another culture as international student Naweed Bakhtani presents his experiences as a native of the country of Afghanistan. An internationally-themed dish from Tally Food Court will be served.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Come experience an insider’s look at another culture as international student Michael Werning presents his experiences as a native of the country of Germany. An internationally-themed dish from Tally Food Court will be served.
7:30 p.m.
Laverne CoxLaverne Cox, Transgender Advocate and Actress of "Orange is the New Black", presents "Ain't I a woman: My Journey to Womanhood" as part of the 2014-2015 Excellence in Leadership speaker series.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Come experience an insider’s look at another culture as international student Mamadou Djiguimde presents his experiences as a native of the country of Burkina Faso. An internationally-themed dish from Tally Food Court will be served.
9 a.m.
Ceramics artist Anne Drew Potter visits Ball State. She is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
7 p.m.
Ceramics artist Anne Drew Potter visits Ball State. She is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
9 a.m.
Ceramics artist Anne Drew Potter visits Ball State. She is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
7 p.m.
Calendar: English
Young Adult novelist Eliot Schrefer will discuss “crossing the lines” as part of the Marilyn Cory Speaker Series.
9 a.m.
Joseph LappieBook artist and printmaker Joseph Lappie visits Ball State. He is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Come experience an insider’s look at another culture as international student Natasha Francksen presents her experiences as a native of the country of the United Kingdom. An internationally-themed dish from Tally Food Court will be served.
5 p.m.
Joseph LappieBook artist and printmaker Joseph Lappie visits Ball State. He is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
9 a.m.
Joseph LappieBook artist and printmaker Joseph Lappie visits Ball State. He is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
9 a.m.
Joseph LappieBook artist and printmaker Joseph Lappie visits Ball State. He is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
7:30 p.m.
Rainn WilsonActor and author, Rainn Wilson, best known for his role of Dwight Schrute on “The Office,” will present "SoulPancake: Chew on Life’s Big Questions" as part of the 2014-2015 Excellence in Leadership speaker series.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: English
The 10th annual In Print Festival of First Books includes readings, discussions, and classroom visits with authors who have recently published their first books.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Come experience an insider’s look at another culture as international students Sharifa Djurabaeva and Ziyoda Gazieva present their experiences as natives of the country of Uzbekistan. An internationally-themed dish from Tally Food Court will be served.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: English
The 10th annual In Print Festival of First Books includes readings, discussions, and classroom visits with authors who have recently published their first books.
5 p.m.
Artist and scholar Anthony Stellaccio visits Ball State. He is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Come experience an insider’s look at another culture as international student Isaac Muhando presents his experiences as a native of the country of Kenya. An internationally-themed dish from Tally Food Court will be served.
6:30 p.m.
Calendar: Museum of Art
Artist Eric Gottesman will speak about his work in the exhibition and other special projects, including his book, Sudden Flowers.
6 p.m.
Calendar: Museum of Art
Revel in the social atmosphere with a creative demonstration, idea-stimulating "Fractured" PechaKucha talks, cash bar, and evening access to see the galleries and exhibition Fractured Narratives.
6:30 p.m.
Glass artist Michael Rogers visits Ball State. He is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Come experience an insider’s look at another culture as international student Emelie Snickars presents her experiences as a native of the country of Finland. An internationally-themed dish from Tally Food Court will be served.
5 p.m.
Artist Susan D'Amato visits Ball State. She is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
4:30 p.m.
Calendar: English
Four faculty members from varying subareas in the English Dept. at Ball State will share current research.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Come experience an insider’s look at another culture as international student Luma Bashmi presents her experiences as a native of the country of Bahrain. An internationally-themed dish from Tally Food Court will be served.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Come experience an insider’s look at another culture as international student Danah Alqunfuzi presents her experiences as a native of the country of Saudi Arabia. An internationally-themed dish from Tally Food Court will be served.
6 p.m.
Calendar: Museum of Art
Alexander Jarman, manager of adult and community programs at the Walters Art Museum, invites us to do something different and very participatory to explore Fractured Narratives.