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Events Funded by SPSF (FY17)

The following FY17 events were funded in part or in whole with allocations from the Student Programming Allocation Committee (SPAC). Additional information regarding FY17 SPAC allocations may be found by clicking here.

Exhibit

  • Amy Pleasant Exhibition
  • Claire Stigliani Exhibition
  • Eric Cagley Exhibition
  • Gallery 1010: Fluid
  • Marta Lee Exhibition
  • Striped Light Letterpress Exhibition

Film

  • Citizenfour
  • Experimenter (Becker Discussion Film)
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • Halloweentown
  • Interstellar
  • La La Land: A Red Carpet Evening
  • Life
  • Ouji: Origin of Evil
  • Poverty, Inc.
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Shrek
  • The Big Short
  • The Nice Guys
  • The Room

Performance

  • Aloha Islanders
  • Andrea Gibson
  • Blackalicious
  • Chicago at the Tennessee Theatre
  • Collegiate Gospel Explosion
  • Culture Week: Sarah Kay
  • Diwali
  • Drew Morgan
  • Expanding the Musical Tool Set with Dr. Ben Pierce
  • Hammerstep: A Dance + Film + Live Production
  • Homecoming Comedy Show
  • Hypnotist Chris Jones
  • Idiot Box
  • Kaleidoscope
  • Rent at the Tennessee Theatre
  • Sex Week Cabaret
  • Sex Week Drag Show
  • Spring Dance Showcase
  • Step Afrika
  • Stompfest
  • Volapalooza
  • Waiting for Godot
  • ZuZu African Acrobats
  • Night of Poetry: Lance Newman & Kai Davis

Seminar/Conference

  • Black Issues Conference
  • OUTstanding Seminar
  • Women in STEM Research Symposium

Speaker/Lecture

  • All of Me
  • Asra Nomani: The Paradox of Women in Islam
  • Beyond Consent: How Reclaiming Sexuality Combats Sexual Violence
  • Bree Newsom
  • Concussions: The Brain and Sports
  • Culture Week: Culture Panel
  • Dr. Bennet Omalu
  • Equal Means Equal
  • Federal/Tribal Law Symposium (Panel Discussion)
  • Federal/Tribal Law Symposium (Stacy Leeds)
  • Fine Art Jurors Lecture
  • France on Campus: Le Consulat
  • Graphic Design Jurors Lecture
  • Having An Affair With Yourself
  • How’s Your Head? Mental Health and Sex
  • Hydeia Broadbent: Getting Real About HIV & You
  • I Am, I Was: Sexuality, Gender, and Fluidity
  • IdentiTEA: Staying True to Yourself in a Changing World
  • International Aphrodisiacs
  • Is there a Future for Online Voting?
  • Jamelle Bouie: Our Place in History
  • Legends Lecture Series: Melissa Harris-Perry
  • Liberate Me: Intersextionality
  • Liz Seccuro: How the Internet & Reflections of Masculinity Impact Campus Violence
  • Martin Luther King Jr & (African) American Leadership in the 21st Century
  • Maurice Ashley: The World is a Chess Board
  • Melissa Harris-Perry
  • Molefi Asante and the Philosophy of Afrocentrism
  • Neurophilosophy Panel
  • Neuroscience in Film
  • Open Hearts, Open Minds
  • Paul Rusesabagina: Hotel Rwanda, A Lesson yet to be Learned
  • Playtime: Using Sex Toys in Your Sex Life
  • Positively Positive: Loving, Living and Thriving With An STI
  • Post Secret Live! with Frank Warren
  • Recipe for Success
  • Safe, Sane & Strong
  • Science Policy Speaker Series – Part 2
  • Science Summit – Gene Editing With CRISPR/Cas9
  • Senator Scott Brown: Where is America Heading
  • Sex Educator Showdown
  • Survivor Voice
  • The American Race: Prejudice and Discrimination in a Post-Truth Society
  • The Dark Side of Plant Adaptation: Wicked Plants
  • The Prison in Twelve Landscapes with Brett Story
  • The Sacred Disease : Neurosurgical Insights on Epilepsy
  • Thomas Allen Harris: Book of the Family Tree
  • Trapped: Sex Trafficking in Tennessee
  • Unity and Diversity
  • Will McInerney: 48 Hours in Kilis
  • You Like That? Consent and Communication in the Bedroom
  • Young Professionals Lecture Series: Jessie Usher

Special

  • 865 Night Market
  • A Night of Urban Indian Art
  • Africa Night
  • ALMOST Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Amateur Radio on the International Space Station
  • Campus Carry: Diversity Dialogue Town Hall
  • Clash of the Classes
  • Creating Art for STEM Workshop
  • Culture Night – A Taste of Africa
  • Culture Week
  • Culture Week: 865 Night Market
  • Culture Week: Food Sampling & Trivia Night
  • Culture Week: Unity Project
  • Culture Week: Yassin’s Fallafel House
  • Diner et Cine (Dinner and a Movie)
  • FAA’s Flores de Abril
  • Fast-A-Thon
  • Holi Festival
  • Homecoming Tailgate
  • Homecoming: Barnwarmin’
  • Homecoming: Carnival
  • Love Your Body Week – Mock Beauty Pageant
  • Lunch and Learn
  • MLK Day Celebration: Boyce Watkins
  • Noche de Baile con LASO
  • Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration: Uhuru Dancers
  • Professional Development Series – April
  • Professional Development Series – February
  • Professional Development Series – January
  • Professional Development Series – June
  • Professional Development Series – March
  • Professional Development Series – May
  • Professional Development Series – November
  • Professional Development Series – October
  • Professional Development Series – September
  • Rainbow Rave
  • Republic Day
  • RoboRage “Arena”
  • Sex Trivia and Pizza
  • Sober Tailgate
  • Spring Game Week
  • Staged Reading of Informed Consent
  • Student Engagement Fair
  • Student Organization Workshop: Utilizing Your Advisor
  • SurviVOL
  • Take Back The Night
  • Tango Bootcamp: From Walking to Dancing
  • Taste of the World Holiday Party
  • The Knoxville Monologues
  • The Student Showcase
  • The Ultimate Game Show
  • Torch Tango Weekend: Remembering the World heritage and UT Traditions
  • UT History Walking Tour with Jack Neely
  • Vagina Monologues
  • Vol Night Long: Friday Night Fever
  • Vol Night Long: Glow Up
  • Vol Night Long: Luau
  • Vol Night Long: Vol That
  • Vol Night Long: VOL-O-Weentown
  • Vol Night Long: VOLs Wanted
  • Voterpalooza
  • Welcome Week: Experience KnoxVOL
  • Winter Welcome: Student Org Fair
  • Women’s HERStory Month Lives
  • World Trivia Night

Visiting Artist

  • Visiting Artist: Bancroft Brothers – Tom and Tony
  • Visiting Artist: Cara Despain
  • Visiting Artist: Sarah Heller
  • Visiting Artist: Yuji Hiratsuka