College Of Humanities and Fine Arts

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Impulse Magazine

The 2023-2024 season speaks to the impulse of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts to inspire, shape culture, expand minds, and foment change.

Impulse Magazine 2023-24

Language Conversation Hours

Conversation Hours

Come join us for Language Conversation Hours! All levels are welcome! Conversation Hours are open to all that have some knowledge of the language and wish to improve their proficiency.

Language Conversation Hours

Art Department Events and Exhibits

Art Dept. Calendar

The Department of Art and Art History is dedicated to developing students' critical thinking, creativity, visual literacy, technical skills, and knowledge about the history of art.

Art Department Calendar

Fall 2023 Events

Event TitleDate
Fall Musical: Head Over HeelsOct 12-15
Philosophy Talk: Ramiel TamrasOct 18
Jazz Festival: Big Band Boogie BashOct 21
Jazz X-Press Concert:  Big Band Boogie Bash IIOct 21
Reception and Remembrance: Plumb Bob: Remembering Robert HerhuskyOct 21
BFA Open StudiosOct 26
Choral Concert:  Autumn HarmoniesOct 28
Humanities Center Visiting Scholar: Tanja GeisNov 2
Wind Ensemble Concert: Around the World and BackNov 4
Concert Band/Jazz Too Concert: A Musical BuffetNov 7
Theatre Performance:  Blithe SpiritNov 8-12
Writer's Voice: Keenan Norris (fiction/nonfiction)Nov 9
University Film Series: The RiverNov 14
Brass Choir Concert: An Elegant SoundNov 14
Humanities Center Digital Series: Jeffrey TharsenNov 15
Scholarship and Donor ReceptionNov 15
Turner Talk: Proof of ConceptNov 16
Scholarship Fundraiser: Glorious Sounds of the SeasonDec 2-3
Graduate Writer's WorkshopDec 5
Dance Concert: Unity in MotionDec 8-9

Spring 2024 Events

Event TitleDate
Turner Talk:  Hard-Pressed Etching Then & NowFeb 1
Cowden Lecture: Elizabeth EllisFeb 8
Chico State Musical Theatre Senior ShowcaseFeb 10
Sundays at TwoFeb 11
New Music Symposium:  New Music by Student ComposersFeb 15
New Music Symposium:  Suzanne Ciani, Synthesizer PioneerFeb 16
Humanities Center Visiting Scholar: Jennifer MorganFeb 22
Hiestand Memorial Concert:  ChicoFeb 24
Theatre Production:  Stop KissFeb 28-March 3
Humanities Center Visiting Scholar: Bonnie TsuiMarch 7
Sundays at Two: Hard-boiled MusicMarch 10
Sundays at Two: CrossoverMarch 31
Brass Choir Concert:  Everything Brass!April 9
Ink and Clay Awards CeremonyApril 11
Jazz X-Press Concert:  Clean and Ready for Spring!April 13
Choral Concert:  Spring SonoritiesApril 20
Concert Band & Jazz Too Concert: DivergentApril 23
Wind Ensemble Concert:  The Music of John WilliamsApril 27
Spring Musical:  The PromMay 2-5
HFA Commencement CeremonyMay 19