Opera Birmingham will present “Three Decembers,” a contemporary, 90-minute opera sung in English this weekend. Theatre Department Chair, Dr. David Callaghan directed the production with UM Staff Accompanist, Dr. Laurie Middaugh as music director and accompanist. The show runs two performances, Friday, Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 22, at 2:30 p.m. at the Red Mountain Theatre Company cabaret space. A buy one, get one free deal for tickets is available on Opera Birmingham’s website by entering promotion code “BOGO” at checkout.
Dr. Andrea Eckelman, assistant professor of political science, was recently voted in as the secretary of the Women’s Caucus while attending the annual meeting of the Southern Political Science Association.
Dr. Bruce Finklea, assistant professor of mass communication, wrote a chapter recently published in “Race and Gender In Electronic Media.” The chapter, titled “Nurturing New Men and Polishing Imperfect Fathers Via Hetero-and Homosocial Relationships in Pixar Films” was primarily based on Finklea’s grad school dissertation.
Dr. Scott Meyer, professor of art, will have several of his ceramic sculptures displayed across the country this semester. The first of his work can be seen at Spring Hill College in Mobile until Feb. 2 and will then move to the Kiln Gallery in Fairhope until Feb. 25.