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Writing workshop sponsored by USU Writing Center and Logan Library

Workshop/Training

"Killing Your Darlings: Eliminating Characters Effectively" with Jack Bylund is this week's writing workshop. Sponsored by the USU Writing Center and Logan Library. Free individual tutoring from 6-7 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Cache Valley Community Writing Center.

4/24 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | More Info

Readings by winners of Helicon West Sink Hollow Creative Writing Contest

Arts/Entertainment

USU creative writing contest winners will read their work. Helicon West is an open-mic reading/featured readers series for local poets and writers. Anyone is invited to sign up and read up to seven minutes of their original work. Readings are free, open to the public, and uncensored. Free Caffe Ibis coffee will be available.

4/25 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Merrill-Cazier Library | More Info

'They Shall Not Grow Old,' Peter Jackson's award-winning WWI documentary

Arts/Entertainment

Previous shows were popular, it's been brought back for encores: Peter Jackson, the director of “They Shall Not Grow Old,” restored and modernized footage of World War I that's never been seen. This is the first time the acclaimed documentary has played in Logan.

4/25 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | More Info

Mental Health First Aid Training

Workshop/Training

In this training, you will learn how to recognize the signs of mental health and substance abuse problems in others and how to response in a way that is helpful and effective -- including what resources are available. The skills that you learn can be used in everyday life and in the event of a crisis, including when a person might be thinking about suicide. Specific topics include: depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction, and psychosis.

Seats often fill up fast so register early at the link below. There is no cost to participate.

4/26 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm | Eccles Conference Center | More Info

Dr. Norm Jones: Celebration of a Career

Reception/Reunion

Join us in celebration of Norm Jones, honoring his distinguished 40-year career of scholarship, teaching and service to USU, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of History. Refreshments served. RSVP at chass.usu.edu/norm-jones-celebration

4/26 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | More Info

Day One Fundraiser Concert

Arts/Entertainment

Day One's Fundraiser Concert Showcase will be a live music event with several artists. Due to generous sponsors and performing artists, 100% of funds raised will go toward Day One's Charitable Mental Health Program that provides therapy sessions for low-income clients without alternative means to pay.

4/30 | 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm | Chase Fine Arts Center | More Info

Lecture by historian Ross Peterson: 'Why Promontory? The Joining of the Rails and What it Meant for America'

Lecture/Readings

Dr. F. Ross Peterson, history professor emeritus, will present a lecture as part of the statewide celebration of the 150th Golden Spike Anniversary. The lecture will be held at USU-Brigham City Auditorium and will be streamed live to USU campuses across the state and on AggieCast at aggiecast.usu.edu.

5/02 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | More Info

UPR original series broadcast, 'Ride the Rails: The Forgotten Stories of Early Railroads'

Arts/Entertainment

UPR broadcasts its original series, "Ride the Rails: A Storytelling Exploration Uncovering the Forgotten Stories of the Early Railroads." This one-hour special examines with fresh eyes Utah's history with the railroad on the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike. Join us as we explore Utahn's interactions with the complex and rich history of the railroad. It will also be available at upr.org, the UPR app or wherever you get your podcasts.

5/10 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am | More Info

UPR original series, "Ride the Rails: The Forgotten Stories of the Early Railroads"

Arts/Entertainment

UPR broadcasts its original series, "Ride the Rails: A Storytelling Exploration Uncovering the Forgotten Stories of the Early Railroads." This one-hour special examines with fresh eyes Utah's history with the railroad on the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike. Join us as we explore Utahn's interactions with the complex and rich history of the railroad. It will also be available at upr.org, the UPR app or wherever you get your podcasts.

5/11 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | More Info

Voting Rights 1870, 1920, 1965, 2020

Conference/Seminar

In 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified, granting many women in the nation the right to vote for the first time. Fifty years earlier, Utah had been among the first territories to enfranchise women. Despite these advances, the history of enfranchisement still excluded key groups, even after the Voting Rights Act of 1965. To reflect on these important anniversaries, USU's College of Humanities and Social Sciences hosts an interdisciplinary Tanner-funded symposium: Voting Rights: 1870, 1920, 1965, 2020. The keynote address is by Dr. Carol Anderson, author of One Person, No Vote, supported by USU's Center for Women & Gender. This symposium is designed to commemorate the historic events, but a to go one step further in reflecting on two important questions:
1) Who was left out of these landmark changes and with what consequences?
2) And how do we contextualize ongoing struggles for access to voting rights?
Events include scholarly papers, posters, a suffrage sing-along, and a suffrage film festival and the venues include the USU campus as well as downtown Logan.

From 3/19 at 12:00 pm to 3/20 at 10:00 pm | Eccles Conference Center | More Info



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