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Thursday2/03
11:00 am1:00 pm
Cougar Cupboard

MVP is volunteering with Cougar Cupboard, which is an on campus food pantry available to all enrolled undergraduate or graduate students who may need access to additional food.

12:30 pm12:50 pm
Meditation

Weekly meditation sessions are open to students, faculty, and staff.

1:30 pm3:30 pm
Staff Council General Meeting

The UH Staff Council meets on the first Thursday of the month from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM. These General Meetings are open to all UH staff.

6:00 pm8:00 pm
School of Art Speaker Series - Sama Alshaibi

Working between photography, video, and installation, Sama Alshaibi (b. 1973, Iraq) links themes of dispossession, mobility, margins, refuge, entropy, and future/historic imaginings. Alshaibi’s performances depict her body as a powerful feminized site resisting the pretext for social subjection in the aftermath of war and migration.
In 2021, Alshaibi was named a Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, and a recipient of the Phoenix Art Museum’s 2021 Arlene and Morton Scult Artist Award. She was also a recipient of a 2019 Artpace San Antonio residency and the 2018 Arab Fund for Arts and Culture Visual Arts Grant. Alshaibi’s exhibitions include the 55th Venice Biennale; State of the Art 2020 (Crystal Bridges Museum of Art); 2019 Cairo International Biennale; 2017 Honolulu Biennal; American University Museum, Washington D.C.; SMoCA; MARTa Herford Museum (Germany); Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art (NYC); Institut Du Monde Arabe (Paris); and Ayyam Gallery (UK/UAE). Her monograph, Sama Alshaibi: Sana Rushes In (New York: Aperture, 2015), features her Silsila Series. Alshaibi is a Professor of Photography, Video and Imaging at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

6:00 pm8:30 pm
SPB Presents: Black Widow

Visit the SC Theater on Thursday, February 3rd at 6:00 PM for a free screening of Black Widow! We will have concessions, merch, and stickers!