Event Calendar

Library Learning Commons Events

For more information, contact Jennifer Grey at (904) 646-2236.

 

Student-Led Events

February 23 at 6 p.m.

Mark Harris and the Black Student Union

Student-led discussion of access to the arts, barriers to become involved and ways to promote for the future in order to support the arts.

This is a Life@FCSJ Canvas event. To access the event, click here. You must have a myFSCJ student account to access Canvas.

 
Art Exhibit 
 
Our feature artist is Erin Kendrick. Erin is a visual artist and arts educator from Jacksonville. She maintains a studio at CoRK Arts District in Jacksonville, Florida. 

Gallery events will be both live and virtual. Check back soon for event details and updates. Event dates vary. Please email Professor Melissa Boyd for details.

 

Educational Events

February 11 at 3 p.m.

Hope and Perseverance – Expressive Arts

Professor Dana Kuehn, Professor Melissa Boyd, Dr. Rachel Douglas

This discussion is about the need for resilience and hope in our lives. Michaela DePrince showed us how she persevered when she was faced with obstacles in her life. Dr. Rachel Douglas and Professor Dana Kuehn will discuss our need for the skill of perseverance in our world today and how the expressive arts can help us cope. 

This event will be held in Webex. Please click on the event link below at the start time for this event.

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February 18 at 3 p.m.

African Culture and the Civil War in Sierra Leone

Professor Jennifer Chase, Dr. Wes Moody

Professor Jen Chase will be discussing African Cultural Assumptions and Bridges from her time spent in Senegal. This discussion will focus on the role of women, hospitality, beauty standards and the elderly. Dr. Wesley Moody will be looking at the causes and effects of the war in Sierra Leone. This event will count for credit for the Global Scholars distinction.

This event will be held in Webex. Please click on the event link below at the start time for this event.

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Service Learning Event

February 25 at 3 p.m.

Dr. Jametoria Burton, Allison Galloway, Steffani Fletcher, Leah Simpson and Savery Morgan

The panelists will highlight the work of local performing arts and arts education organizations focusing on service, equity, inclusion, access and opportunity. Panelists include two African American principal ballet performers from Jacksonville who are breaking barriers and paving the way for up and coming dancers of color. Discussion on access to the arts in the Black community. Service learning hours are available for this event. For more information on service learning, click here.  

This event will be held in Webex. Please click on the event link below at the start time for this event.

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Faculty and Staff Events

Book Discussion

March 2 at 3 p.m.

Join Professor Melissa Boyd and Lisa Moore, FSCJ Chief Officer for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for discussions on the book “Taking Flight."

This event will be held in Webex. Please click on the event link below at the start time for this event.

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