Trinity Announces its Spring 2021 Virtual Stieren Arts Enrichment Series
Lineup includes virtual lectures and performances in theater, music, English, and philosophy
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
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Trinity University is pleased to present the continuation of the Spring 2021 Stieren Arts Enrichment Series, which features a distinguished array of compelling lectures and performances. All events are free, open to the public, and televised over Trinity’s Tiger Network.

Upcoming Stieren Arts Enrichment Series guests include:

Kristin Newbom and W. David Hancock: The Process and Promise of New Play Development
Sunday, April 11, 7 p.m. CDT

Join in for a discussion by Stieren Guest Artists Kristin Newbom and W. David Hancock on the process of writing their latest work, Anthropocene, and experiences with new play development over the course of their careers. The play, directed by Rachel Joseph and performed by Trinity students, will premier virtually on Friday, April 30, from 8 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. CDT.

Cristina Henríquez: A Reading with Commentary
Wednesday, April 21, 6:30 p.m. CDT

Please join the English Department's 2021 Stieren Speaker, author Cristina Henríquez, as she reads and discusses her award-winning novel, The Book of Unknown Americans, a compelling story of love, dreams, heartbreak, and immigration. The story offers a resonant new definition of what it means to be American.

Trinity University Symphonic Wind Ensemble ft. Guest Composers Rusty Banks, Miho Sasaki, Michael Schelle, and James Syler
Sunday, May 9, Time: TBA

The Trinity University Music Department will welcome a quartet of award-winning composers for a weekend of fresh new sounds, culminating in a concert by the Trinity University Symphonic Wind Ensemble.

Previous events this spring have included a discussion featuring noted artist Annette Lawrence, and a philosophy discussion with Central Michigan University’s Robert Stecker on “Moral Norms and the Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature.”

The series is made possible through the generosity of Jane and the late Arthur Stieren of San Antonio. This series  provides a distinguished array of outstanding leaders in the fields of art, music, drama, communication, literature, art history, and aesthetics. For more information, visit Trinity’s events calendar.

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