MLK Jr. Commemoration Week at UVU

Tuesday Jan. 17

 

10:00-11:15 a.m., LI 120. Panel: MLK and Nations of the Communist Bloc

11:30-12:45 p.m., LI 120. Panel: Henry Louis Gates’s Memoir Colored People

1:00-2:15 p.m., LI 120. Panel: Unity for Gallaudent: The Second Protest at Gallaudet University

7:00-9:00 p.m., Grande Ballroom. Free Screening of the movie “The Help” Free popcorn and cornbread

 

Wednesday, Jan. 18

 

9:00-9:50 a.m., SC 206A. Panel: Education and Business: Contemporary Minority Issues

9:00-9:50 a.m., SC 206C. Panel: Second Wave Feminism

10:00-10:50 a.m., SC 206B. Panel: Women’s Rights

11:00-11:50 a.m., SC 206C. Panel: Fearless Speech: Women’s Voices for Change

12:00-12:50 p.m., SC 206A. Faculty Presentation Beyond Killing: Social Destruction of a Group as a Comprehensive Violation of Human Rights

1:00-1:50 p.m., SC 206B. Panel: The Occupy Movement: From Academics to Activism

2:00-2:50 p.m., SC 206C. Panel: Changing Definitions of Civil and Human Rights

2:00-2:50 p.m., SC 213A. Panel: Martin Luther King, Social Activism, and the Occupy Wall Street Movement

3:00-3:50 p.m., SC 206A. Presentation: Pre-Law Club Readers Theater: Freedom on the Menu

 

Thursday, Jan. 19

 

Free Parking Day.

10:00-11:15 a.m., Grande Ballroom. Keynote address: Julian Bond (Former National Director of the NAACP)

11:30-12:30 p.m., Centre Stage. Meet-and-greet with Julian Bond

1:00-2:00 p.m., Centre Stage. Informal Student/Faculty Q & A and Conversation with Julian Bond

2:30-3:45 p.m., SC 213A/B. Panel and student presentation Minority Student Experiences

4:00-5:00 p.m., Ragan Theater. School of the Arts Student Presentations: Origional Creative Works

6:30 p.m., Ragan Theater. Arts and Awards Reception

7:00-8:30 p.m., Ragan Theater. Arts and Awards Gala for the best panels, arts award winners. Scholarships Presented

 

Friday, Jan. 20

 

Free Parking Day.

10:00-11:15 a.m., Grande Ballroom. Keynote address: Julian Bond (Former National Director of the NAACP)

11:30-12:30 p.m., Centre Stage. Meet-and-greet with Julian Bond

1:00-2:00 p.m., Centre Stage. Informal Student/Faculty Q & A and Conversation with Julian Bond

2:30-3:45 p.m., SC 213A/B. Panel and student presentation Minority Student Experiences

4:00-5:00 p.m., Ragan Theater. School of the Arts Student Presentations: Origional Creative Works

6:30 p.m., Ragan Theater. Arts and Awards Reception

7:00-8:30 p.m., Ragan Theater. Arts and Awards Gala for the best panels, arts award winners. Scholarships Presented

 

For more information, check the calendar at www.uvu.edu.

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