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  •  Lecture on Shakespeare and Gender Justice

    Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012

    Women's and Gender Studies Winter Lunch Lecture
    Professor Judith Dunbar, Department of English
    Wednesday, 2/15/2012
    11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Williman Room, Benson Center

    For more information, contact Jeanette Miller, at

  •  Jazz Has a Dream

    Friday, Jan. 6, 2012

    Sat., 1/14/12, 7:30 p.m., Music Recital Hall

    Experience a powerful evening integrating jazz and justice in an artful night of music and imagery that takes us through the civil rights movement to the present day. A true homage to the human spirit, Great Jazz . . . Great Jamming . . . and a Great Way to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Directed by David Duenas, Department of Music, and JAI.

  •  The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman

    Friday, Jan. 6, 2012

    Tuesday, 1/31/12, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Nobili Hall

    Please join us for a special screening of The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman (69 minutes screening time). This documentary film was created by a group of teachers and parents as a response to the controversial film Waiting for Superman.

    The film will be followed by a discussion about some of the complex issues in today's public schools, facilitated by Professor Rita Kohli. 

    Light refreshments will be served.

    Coordinated by the Office for Multicultural Learning.

  •  The Phenomenon of the Gee's Bend Quilts

    Friday, Jan. 6, 2012

    Wed., 2/1/12, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Williman Room in Benson Center

    In this lecture, art historian Bridget R. Cooks will discuss the cultural history of quilts made by African American women in Gee's Bend, Alabama. She will discuss the popularity of the museum exhibition, The Quilts of Gee's Bend, and discuss what is lost, gained, and learned when quilts are recontextualized in mainstream art museums.

    Coordinated by the Women's and Gender Studies Program.  For more information, contact Jeanette Miller at

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