Sloane Society Scoop

Humanities & Arts Events in February

Happy Leap Year February!

Here are some great humanities and arts events happening all around grounds and in Charlottesville during the next month! Remember to submit anything you have to share (future event ideas, cool things going on, etc.) below! You'll need to view the newsletter on the website to click the link. And feel free to email me (jhpark@virginia.edu), Brittany Smith (brs2ec@virginia.edu), or Moira Smith (mes3hd@virginia.edu) at any time if you want to get a group together to go to any of these events or have any questions.


Thanks and enjoy!

Sloane Society Event: Comedy Movie Nights!

Saturday, Feb. 13th, 8pm to Thursday, Feb. 18th, 6:30pm

1954 Swanson Drive

Charlottesville, VA

TWO different movie nights happening this month!


Saturday, February 13, around 8:00PM

Zoolander 2

Regal Cinemas Stonefield 14

It's Valentine's Day weekend and you may or may not have a valentine, but either way, come out with us to see Zoolander 2! (It's so hot right now.) Contact Brittany Smith (brs2ec@virginia.edu) if you're interested to specify the location and showtime! Be sure to buy your ticket at the discounted price from the hospital gift shop!


Thursday, February 18, 6:30PM

The Princess Bride

MedEd Auditorium

A classic. Come enjoy the magic; it really doesn't get any better than The Princess Bride. To those of you who are looking for comedy and adventure and true love and pirates and swordplay and memes for days, this movie says, "As you wish." Casual, in the MedEd Auditorium, and completely free! Thanks to Sergio and the Movie Club for setting this one up!

Disability Across the Disciplines Symposium

Thursday, Feb. 18th, 7pm to Friday, Feb. 19th, 5pm

202 Jeanette Lancaster Way

Charlottesville, VA

Hosted by UVA College of Arts & Sciences

Pre-symposium performance:

Thursday, Feb 18, 7PM

McLeod Hall Auditorium, FREE

Alice Sheppard, wheelchair dancer

Monique Holt, American Sign Language storyteller

Symposium:

Friday, Feb 19, 9AM

Newcomb Hall Ballroom, FREE

No registration required!

Panels:

11AM--Disability and Rights

1:30PM--Disability and the Human Life Cycle

2:30PM--Disability and the Arts

Keynote Speakers:

10AM--Michael Ashley Stein, Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, “Disability Human Rights and the Politics of Inclusion”

3:45PM--Susan Schweik, Professor of English, University of California at Berkeley, “Beside(s) Carrie Buck: Reproductive Justice and the Intellectual Disability Archive”

Other Events

Med Center Hour: Arts + Minds--Visual Arts for Persons Living with Dementia

February 3, 2016 - 12:30PM-1:30PM

Jordan Conference Center Auditorium

Carolyn Halpin-Healy, MA


*Batten Hour: “National Security Dimensions of Global Public Health” featuring Stephen Morrison

February 8, 2016 - 1:00PM

Garrett Hall

Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy


Med Center Hour: Patients with Passports: Ethical and Legal Issues in Medical Tourism

February 10, 2016 - 12:30PM-1:30PM

Jordan Conference Center Auditorium

I. Glenn Cohen, JD


Med Center Hour: "Stand Up Straight!"--Cultural Perspectives on Posture

February 17, 2016 - 12:30PM-1:30PM

Jordan Conference Center Auditorium

Sander Gilman, PhD


Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia Masterworks 3: Gleb Ivanov Returns!

February 20, 2016 - 8:00PM

Old Cabell Hall

$10-$45 for adults, and $10 for students.

U.Va students may request one complimentary ticket in advance.

February 21, 2016 - 3:30PM

Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center at Charlottesville High School

$10-$45 for adults, and $10 for students.

U.Va students may request one complimentary ticket in advance.


*Batten Hour: “Prison Health Care Problems and Initiatives” featuring Dr. Kelly O'Brien, Associate Medical Director, WS Women's Correctional System

February 22, 2016 - 1:00PM

Garrett Hall

Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy


Med Center Hour: Experiment Eleven--Dark Secrets in Discovery of a Wonder Drug

February 24, 2016 - 12:30PM-1:30PM

Jordan Conference Center Auditorium

Peter Pringle


UVa Jazz Ensemble directed by John D'earth

February 27, 2016 - 8:00PM

Old Cabell Hall

$10/$5 students/ free for UVa Students who reserve in advance


Virginia Sinfonietta

February 28, 2016 - 8:00PM

Old Cabell Hall

$10/$5 students/ free for UVa Students who reserve in advance


University of Virginia Chamber Music Series Featuring Nathaniel Lee and the American Trombone Quartet

February 29, 2016 - 8:00PM

Old Cabell Hall

$15 General / $5 Students / Free for UVA Students who reserve in advance / Free for students under 18


*free food will be provided at these events (pizza or sandwiches, etc.)

Looking Ahead: Culture Couture

Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 7:00PM

The Jefferson Theater

A fashion show featuring Australian aboriginal textiles, designs, and music and put on by UVA students and the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection!

Go to this link for more information!