Fall 2024 Events

Susan McCully – Playing with Climate Science: Scenes from a playwright’s CIRCA/IMET Artist Residency
September 25, 12-1 lunch provided
PAHB 216

Susan McCully is a playwright, theatre-maker and Associate Professor at UMBC. Her award-winning plays about social justice and feminist queer aesthetics have been performed at universities; international fringe festivals; feminist and queer theatre festivals; and conferences both throughout the US and internationally.  Actors will read scenes and McCully will discuss her new play featuring the relationship between climate science and social justice. The work was developed through her year-long CIRCA residency at the Institute of Marine & Environmental Technology and is currently under development at World Builder Incubator which brings solution-focused fictional entertainment to mass markets.

Arts Alumni Panel
Friday, October 4
12-1, Virtual
Join UMBC alumni Jack Wojcik (BFA Visual Arts, ’17) and Vagenesis (BFA Acting, ’13), as they share their post-graduation stories. Bring your questions about professional practices and career-building to this online event.
Date TBA, Virtual, 12-1pm

Masterclass with Miguel Jiron
Friday, October 18.
Time and location TBA

Miguel Jiron – Artist’s Talk
Saturday, October 19
at the Sweaty Eyeballs Animation Festival

Livewire 14: Resounding
October 24-26
This year’s Livewire Festival celebrates the work and completion of I Resound Press, an online archive of primarily hand-written scores by women composers, now including almost 300 scores and recordings unavailable anywhere else.

Juan Sebastian Delgado
November 6, 12-1 PM, lunch provided
PAHB 216
UMBC’s Faculty Fellow for Diversity in the Arts discusses and analyzes different works featuring his instrument, the cello, by prominent living composers that showcase a distinctive style, musical narrative, and contemporary practices.