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College of Humanities & Social Science

18th Annual  Martin Luther King, Jr.  Commemoration

Utah Valley University

January 17-20, 2012

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: JULIAN BOND, FORMER NATIONAL DIRECTOR, NAACP

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19TH, 2012, 10:00 A.M., GRANDE BALLROOM. See www.uvu.edu/chss/mlk FOR

DETAILS.
 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 17

10:00-11:15AM, LI 120: MLK AND NATIONS OF THE COMMUNIST BLOC (STUDENT/FACULTY PANEL)

11:30-12:45PM, LI 120: HENRY LOUIS GATES’S MEMOIR COLORED PEOPLE (STUDENT/FACULTY PANEL)

1:00-2:15PM, LI 120: UNITY FOR GALLAUDET: THE SECOND PROTEST AT GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY

(STUDENT/FACULTY PANEL)

7:00-9:00PM, GRANDE BALLROOM: FREE SCREENING OF THE MOVIE THE HELP (DIR. TATE TAYLOR,

2011). FREE POPCORN AND CORNBREAD.


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18

9:00-9:50AM, SC 206A: EDUCATION AND BUSINESS: CONTEMPORARY MINORITY ISSUES

(STUDENT/FACULTY PANEL)

9:00-9:50AM, SC 206C: SECOND WAVE FEMINISM (STUDENT/FACULTY PANEL)

10:00-10:50AM, SC 206B: WOMEN’S RIGHTS (STUDENT/FACULTY PANEL)

11:00-11:50AM, SC 206C: FEARLESS SPEECH: WOMEN’S VOICES FOR CHANGE (STUDENT/FACULTY

PANEL)

12:00-12:50PM, SC 206A: BEYOND KILLING: SOCIAL DESTRUCTION OF A GROUP AS A COMPREHENSIVE

VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (FACULTY PRESENTATION)

1:00-1:50PM, SC 206B: PROTESTING INJUSTICE: WALL STREET, WRONGFUL CONVICTION, AND

DYSFUNCTIONAL JOURNALISM (STUDENT/FACULTY PANEL)

2:00-2:50PM, SC 206C: CHANGING DEFINITIONS OF CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS (STUDENT/FACULTY

PANEL)

2:00-2:50PM, SC 213A: MARTIN LUTHER KING, SOCIAL ACTIVISM, AND THE OCCUPY WALL STREET

MOVEMENT (STUDENT/FACULTY PANEL)

3:00-3:50PM, SC 206A: A READERS THEATER: FREEDOM ON THE MENU – THE GREENSBORO SIT-INS

(PRE-LAW CLUB PRESENTATION)


THURSDAY, JANUARY 19

10:00-11:15AM, GRANDE BALLROOM: KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY JULIAN BOND, FORMER NATIONAL

DIRECTOR OF THE NAACP, CO-FOUNDER OF SNCC AND SPLC

11:30-12:30PM, CENTRE STAGE: MEET-AND-GREET WITH JULIAN BOND

1:00-2:00PM, CENTRE STAGE: INFORMAL STUDENT/FACULTY/STAFF Q/A AND CONVERSATION WITH

JULIAN BOND

2:30-3:45PM, SC 213A/B: UVU PANEL ON MINORITY STUDENT EXPERIENCES (STUDENT PRESENATIONS)

4:00-5:00PM, RAGAN STUDENT CENTER THEATER: SCHOOL OF THE ARTS STUDENT PRESENTATIONS

(STUDENTS’ ORIGINAL CREATIVE WORKS)

6:30PM, RAGAN THEATER: ARTS AND AWARDS RECEPTION

7:00-8:30PM, RAGAN THEATER: ARTS AND AWARDS GALA (HONORING THE BEST PANELS AND ARTS

AWARD WINNERS, AND PRESENTING SCHOLARSHIPS)

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20

10:00-10:50AM, LI 120: UVU BOOK GROUP DISCUSSION OF THE HELP BY KATHRYN SOCKETT (NY:

PENGUIN, 2009)

11:00-11:50AM, LI 120: DISCUSSION OF THE FILM THE HELP (STUDENT/FACULTY PANEL)


FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT WILLIAM COBB AT WILLIAM.COBB@UVU.EDU OR 801.
863.8846.

 

College of Humanities & Social Sciences | 801.863.6042 | ROOM LA-209

 

 

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