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Renowned national and international speakers, some of Seattle's most engaging theatre performances, memorable concerts, outstanding athletic competition. SPU hosts many opportunities for you to connect with others and enrich your life. Explore upcoming events and get involved.
Library Presents “Indie Filmmaking in Seattle”
Thursday, April 24, 2014
The “Creative Conversations” series features a look into the creative process of Shep Film's latest sci-fi short film Prospect, which recently premiered at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival and was directed by two SPU alumni. Learn more.
April 24-26, May 1-3, 2014
The SPU Theatre Department presents this classic late 19th century tragedy by Henrik Ibsen. A precursor to modern feminism, the play portrays a new bride constrained by a patriarchal Victorian society and desperate for more control. Learn more.
The Book of Revelation in the Present Tense
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Reading Revelation as Scripture requires reading it in the present tense. Theology Professor Rob Wall presents a special lecture about “John's vision of the slugfest between the two beasts and faithful followers of the Lamb.” Learn more.
The Spirit of Entrepreneurship
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Does SPU have a unique role and opportunity to initiate new ventures? Assistant Professor of Business Ethics Bruce Baker and Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Adam Arabian discuss practical implications and theological insights regarding entrepreneurial activity for the sake of the common good. Learn more.
Performing Democracy: Women in the Arab Spring
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Professor of English Kimberly Segall, an activist and volunteer in Middle Eastern and African communities for more than two decades, will talk about her cultural research and new book. Learn more.
Art Center Gallery Presents Senior Exhibits
Until May 14
Graduating students in the Art Department present a special exhibit titled “Light and Dark." The exhibit features illustrations and new pictures. Learn more.
Arab Spring or Arab Winter? Hope for Democracy
Monday, May 19, 2014
As the news reports of Arab “spring” quickly turn to reports of “winter,” the media often neglects the voices of everyday women and artists who are continually resisting and seeking democratic change. Come hear a panel discussion including Professor of English Kimberly Segall, author of Performing Democracy in Iraq and South Africa. Learn more.
Now, Now: Selected Poems and Conversation
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Professor of English and poet Jennifer Maier will discuss her new book of poems dealing with questions of time and memory and how perceptions are shaped within the continuous meeting of past and future. Learn more.
Collaboration Between Therapist and Physician
Friday, May 16, 2014
The Medical Family Therapy Department offers monthly training seminars for health and mental health professionals with the latest information on specialized topics. Learn more.
Gospel Choir and Worship Band Concert
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
The 85-voice ensemble performs some of the best in African-American sacred music. Learn more.
Music Therapy Camps for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders
June 23-July 3, 2014
SPU's Music Therapy program and EMP Museum offer this unique event for children will developmental challenges. Learn more.