Wednesday, November 6th

Time Event Title
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

HSU Centennial: Training Teachers

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center
Join Humboldt State University Special Collections librarian Joan Berman in this year-long Centennial series exploring the relationship of Humboldt State University to the communities and places of Humboldt County as documented by Humboldt Room collections. She will be joined by key players in the stories.

In "Training Teachers," Joan will explore how HSU been a pillar of community service from the Normal School to the College Elementary School (CES) to HSU College of Education. Presented by OLLI.

Joan Berman has been a librarian at Humboldt State University since 1972 with prior experience as a children’s librarian in the Bay area and a reference Librarian at UC Berkeley. She became head of the HSU Library Humboldt Room in 1997.
5:00 pm-9:30 pm

The Von Humboldt Project Sneak Preview

Van Duzer Theater
Get a sneak preview and behind-the-scenes presentation of The Von Humboldt Project, a historical and theatrical piece created and directed by Michael Fields, producing artistic director of Dell Arte International.

The performance will be offered as part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Humboldt State University and then three performances will be given in Santiago, Chile as part of the international Alexander Von Humboldt Conference in Jan. 2014.

OLLI members are invited to join a discussion on the creation of this piece and the international connections Alexander Von Humboldt continues to inspire.
Following the formal portion of the class, OLLI members will witness the final run-through (dress rehearsal) with the director’s notes. All participants are invited to return to see the first full public performance.

Alexander Von Humboldt wrote of his international travels in his book Kosmos, and he became well-known, his name remaining on many places and species in the world.

Michael Fields is a founding member and producing artistic director of the Dell’Arte Company. He has co-authored and performed in over 25 Dell’Arte productions. He is also director of the Calif. State Summer School for the Arts theatre program. He is a master teacher of physical performance styles at the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre, and has taught for the Dutch National Theatre School, the California Institute of the Arts, Teater Studion in Stockholm, Sweden and at the Aarhus University Dramaturgi Institute in Denmark.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Sep 27th-Nov 30th

HSU Clarke Museum Centennial Exhibit

Clarke Historical Museum
Nov 1st-Nov 21st

HSU Art Department Centennial "Revisit: Art by Former Faculty" Exhibit

Reese Bullen Gallery

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