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19th Annual  Martin Luther King, Jr.  Commemoration

Utah Valley University

January 22-25, 2013

 

TUESDAY, JAN. 22ND

 

 9:00 TO 10:00AM – Student Panel: “MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AND GLOBAL OUTREACH”

 

 

                MODERATOR: BAKTYBEK ABDRISAEV, History and Political Science, UVU

                LUIS MIRANDA, Student, UVU

                JORDAN THOMPSON, Student, UVU

                JAKOB JOHNSON, Student, UVU

                SC 213B

           

 

10:00 TO 11:15AM – Faculty and Scholar Panel: “BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN: MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AND HUMAN RIGHTS DURING THE COLD WAR”

 

                MODERATORS: LUIS MIRANDA, JORDAN THOMPSON, JAKOB JOHNSON, Students, UVU

                BAKTYBEK ABDRISAEV, History and Political Science, UVU

                ALEXEY SEMYONOV, President, Andrei Sakharov Foundation, Virginia

                CARL GERSHMAN, President, National Endowment for Democracy, Washington, D.C.

                BENJAMIN NATHANS, Ronald S. Lauder Endowed Term Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania

                SC 213B

 

11:30AM TO 12:45PM – Dance Panel and Choreography: “Emmett Till, Alvin Ailey, and the Civil Rights Struggle Expressed Through Dance”

 

                MODERATOR: ANGIE BANCHERO-KELLEHER, Dance

                MELISSA FREEMAN, Student, UVU

                “REVELATIONS OF AILEY: HOW ‘REVELATION’ REVEALS RACE RELATIONS OF MID-20TH CENTURY AMERICA”

                ANNA TOMASELLI, Student, UVU

                “MINUS ONE”

                SC 213B

           

 

1:00 TO 2:15PM – Faculty and Scholar Panel:  “ECONOMIC JUSTICE AND WORKERS’ RIGHTS”

 

                MODERATOR: J. BONNER RITCHIE, Scholar in Residence, UVU

                BONNER RITCHIE, Professor Emeritus of International Organizational Behavior, BYU, and Scholar in Residence, UVU

                LOWELL GLENN, Finance and Economics, UVU

                WARNER WOODWORTH, Professor of Organizational Behavior, BYU

                SC 206B

 

2:30 TO 3:45 – Student Panel: “MORMON FAMILY, GAY CHILD”

 

               MODERATOR: BARNEY NYE, Multicultural Center, UVU

               UVU Students

               SC 206C

           

4:00 TO 5:15PM – Student Panel: “CIVIL RIGHTS, DEMOCRACY, AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN GUINEA-BISSAU”

 

               MODERATOR: LYN BENNETT, History and Political Science, UVU

               MACOTE AMBROSIO, Student, UVU

               THE UNION OF GUINEAN STUDENTS IN THE AMERICAS

               SB 213B

           

6:30PM – Film Screening: To Kill a Mockingbird (dir. Robert Mulligan, 1962)

              Free Admission, Free Popcorn

              Grande Ballroom, Sorensen Student Center

 

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23RD

 

9:00 TO 9:50AM – Faculty Panel: “POEMS OF RESISTANCE, REBELLION AND RIGHTS”

 

              LAURA HAMBLIN, English and Literature, UVU

              ROB CARNEY, English and Literature, UVU

              SC 206A

            

           

10:00 TO 10:50AM – Student/Faculty Panel: “THE RIGHT TO BE NATIVE: HUMAN RIGHTS AND AMERICAN INDIANS”

 

              MODERATOR: DAVID WILSON, History and Political Science, UVU

              DAVID WILSON

              “THE MURDER OF LUCY SITTING MAN”

              ORRIENA SNYDER, Student, UVU

              “THE POWWOW AND THE BUILDING OF A PAN-INDIAN IDENTITY”

              CHEVONNE TODICHEENEY, UVU Graduate

              “DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE NAVAJO NATION: A HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUE”

              SC 206A

           

            

11:00 TO 11:50AM – Student/Faculty Panel: “RHETORICS OF EXCLUSION AND ILLUSION: ETHNIC STUDIES, BILINGUAL EDUCATION, AND THE AMERICAN DREAM”

 

              MODERATOR: GAE LYN HENDERSON, English and Literature, UVU, Moderator

              SIERRA WILSON, Student, UVU

              “PUPILS OR POLITICS? ANALYZING THE RHETORIC OF ARIZONA’S HB 2281”

              BENJAMIN CARTER, Student, UVU

              “ENGLISH EXCLUSIVITY: EXAMINING PEDAGOGICAL CONCERNS OF ENGLISH ONLY IN ESL INSTRUCTION”

              JESSICA SCOTT, Student, UVU

              “THE DECEPTIVE DREAM: HOPE AND DISILLUSIONMENT IN THE AMERICAN DREAM”

              SC 213B

 

12:00 TO 12:50PM – Student/Faculty Panel: “BORDERS AND BULLYING: REWRITING IDENTITIES IN 2013”

 

             MODERATOR: GAE LYN HENDERSON, English and Literature, UVU

             JULE’ SORENSEN, Student, UVU

             “WHO AM I? DOUBLE CONSCIOUSNESS IN GEORGE WASHINGTON GOMEZ AND OTHER LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE”

             CURTIS GREENWOOD, Student, UVU

             “HUMANIZING ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS”

             SHIRLEY PAGE, Student, UVU

             “YOU SHOULD GO AND ... GET A VOICE: THE RIGHTS OF STUDENTS DEALING WITH CYBERBULLYING”

             SC 206A

 

1:00 TO 1:50PM – Student/Faculty Panel:  “CURRENT ISSUES IN CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS I”

 

             MODERATOR: DIANA WEBBER, English and Literature, UVU

             JORDAN RING, Student, UVU

             “MORMONISM AND VEGETARIANISM: REFLECTIONS ON THE BIO-SPIRITUALITY OF THE LATTER-DAY SAINT FAITH”

            DIANNA WEBBER

            “ECOFEMINISM: FROM ROOTS TO NEW DIRECTIONS”

            SC 206A

           

1:00 TO 1:50PM – Student Presentation: “PREDICTING CIVIL RIGHTS PRIORITIES: AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE”

            

             MODERATOR: RON HAMMOND, Behavioral Science

             REBECCA ASKREN, Student, UVU

             SC 213B

 

2:00 TO 2:50PM – Student Panel: “PREJUDICE AND SINGLE PARENTS”

 

             MODERATOR: RON HAMMOND, Behavioral Science

             STEPHANIE NIELSON, Student, UVU

             Student Panel

             SC 213B

 

THURSDAY, THE 24TH

DR. CLARENCE B. JONES KEYNOTE ADDRESS

10:00 TO 11:15AM – KEYNOTE ADDRESS

 

             PERFORMANCE: HERRIMAN HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR

             WELCOME: MATTHEW HOLLAND, PRESIDENT, UVU

             KEYNOTE: CLARENCE B. JONES, “CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF THE I HAVE A DREAM SPEECH”

             GRANDE BALLROOM, SORENSEN STUDENT CENTER, UVU

 

11:30AM TO 12:30PM  – BOOK SIGNING BY DR. JONES

 

            BEHIND THE DREAM: THE MAKING OF THE SPEECH THAT TRANSFORMED A NATION, CLARENCE B. JONES (NY: PALGRAVE MACMILLAN, 2011)

            GRANDE BALLROOM, SORENSEN STUDENT CENTER

 

1:00 TO 2:15PM – Q/A SESSION AND BUFFET FOR STUDENTS AND DR. JONES

 

CENTRE STAGE, SORENSEN STUDENT CENTER

 

2:30 TO 3:45PM – STUDENT/FACULTY BOOK CLUB

 

            MODERATOR: MICHAEL FREEMAN, LIBRARY DIRECTOR

            READING LOLITA IN TEHRAN: A MEMOIR IN BOOKS BY AZAR NAFISI (NY: RANDOM HOUSE, 2008)

            EVERYONE WELCOME

            LI 502 (LIBRARY)

 

7:30PM – PERFORMANCE OF THE CRUCIBLE BY ARTHUR MILLER

 

            7:00PM

            NOORDA THEATRE, UVU CAMPUS

            DIRECTED BY DR. TERRY PETRIE, DEPARTMENT OF THEATRICAL ARTS FOR THE STAGE AND SCREEN

            (TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED. PLEASE SEE www.uvu.edu/arts)

 

FRIDAY, THE 25TH

 

9:00 TO 9:50AM – Student Panel: “Current Issues in Civil and Human Rights II”

 

             MODERATOR: TRACI WRIGHT, History and Political Science

             LUIS MIRANDA, Student, UVU

             “PROPHETIC: A PROLEGOMENON TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL CHANGE”

             WILLIAM NG, Student, UVU

             “THE CORRELATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN POVERTY AND EDUCATION

             SC 206A

 

10:00 TO 10:50AM – Faculty Panel: “Current Issues in Civil and Human Rights III”

 

             MODERATOR: DAVID KNOWLTON, Behavioral Science

             LYNN ENGLAND, History and Political Science, UVU

             “RACISM WITH A SMILE: MASKING CONTEMPORARY ATTITUDES THROUGH HISTORICALLY DEVELOPED INSTITUTIONS AND PRACTICES”

             DAVID R. KELLER, Philosophy and Humanities, Director, Center for the Study of Ethics, UVU

             “TIM DECHRISTOPHER AS BIDDER 70: CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE OR STRATEGIC MONKEY WRENCHING?”

             SC 206B

 

11:00 TO 11:50AM – Student Panel: “ Remembering the Dream: Fighting for Rights Today”

 

             TOM HAWKINS, SHANNON BLACK, DAVID BEACH, UVU Students

             SC 206A

 

1:00 TO 1:50PM – Student/Faculty Panel: “Understanding and Accommodating Stereotypes Can Help People in Education and Life – An Examination of the book Whistling Vivaldi”

 

             MODERATOR: ANGIE CARTER, English and Literature, UVU

             NOREEN ASTIN, Philosophy and Humanities, UVU
             
             VALERIE MERIT, Student, UVU

             STUDENT PANEL

             SC 206A

 

2:00 TO 2:50PM – Student Panel: “Current Issues in Civil and Human Rights IV”

 

            MODERATOR: GIOVANNA ALISA, BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

            NICK LARSEN, COMMUNITY MEMBER/CO-FOUNDER OF BACKYARD BROADCAST

            HEATHER SHIPP, Student, Timpanogos High School

            MADI PALMER, Student, Cottonwood High School

            “BACKYARD BROADCAST: A VOICE AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING”

            MARY CISNEROS, Student, UVU

            “THE BAHA’I FAITH: THE HUMAN RIGHTS MOVEMENT FROM IRAN TO THE WEST AND BACK”

            SC 206B

 

3:00 TO 3:50PM –Student Presentation: “Marriage Equality”

 

            MODERATOR: JULIE NICHOLS, English and Literature

            WILLIAM CHRISTIANSEN, Student, UVU

            SC 206C

 

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