Additional Events

Fall 2018 Authors and Artists Event
October 16, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
Heineman Ecumenical Center

Professor Pam Bretschneider will read from her book, The Esther M Wilkins Story, as Told by her Friends: An Authorized Biography. Professor Ellie Krakow will discuss her sculptural work, "Arm Armature."

Swiacki Children’s Literature Festival at Framingham State
November 1, 2018 at 3 p.m.
McCarthy Center

Celebrate children’s literature at our annual festival recognizing the best in children’s and young adult literature. This year we welcome Matt de la Peña and Wendell Minor. Matt de la Peña is the New York Times bestselling, Newbery Medal winning author of six young adult novels and four picture books. Celebrated artist, Wendell Minor, is nationally known for the artwork he has created as the cover artist and designer for more than two thousand books.

Comm Arts Theatre Production: Mother’s Bliss, Mother’s Woe
November 16, 17, and 18, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.,
Dwight Performing Arts Center

A drama with music set in 1871 about Peg and Mary Horan, young immigrants who create new lives in Buffalo, NY. When Mary is unexpectedly overcome by memories of her childhood and the Irish Famine, she must persuade her sister to help her explore a radical treatment that may save her life. Tickets: $5 for students, faculty and staff. $15 for general public.

Spring 2019 Authors and Artists Event
March 13, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.
Heineman Ecumenical Center

Professor Lori Gemeiner Bihler will discuss her recently published book, Cities of Refuge: German Jews in London and New York, 1935-1945. Ani Gjika willl talk about her poetry collection, Negative Space.

Heritage and History Month Celebrations

Framingham State hosts lectures, panel discussions and other events to celebrate heritage, history and awareness months throughout the academic year.

• National Latinx Heritage Month - September 15 to October 15

• National Disability Employment Awareness Month - October

• LGBTQ+ History Month - October

• National Native American Heritage Month - November

• Black History Month - February

• Women's History Month - March

• Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month - May (FSU recognizes in April)