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February 2019

Hidden No More: STEM Women of Color

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Sullivan Science Building, Room 101, 301 McIver Street
Greensboro, NC 27402 United States
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Historically, women of color have faced considerable challenges pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Join us on February 27, to hear from five women, who despite these challenges, have made significant contributions to their fields and are pushing society forward. More details: https://aas.uncg.edu/hidden-no-more-stem-women-of-color/ Hidden No More

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March 2019

Michael Eric Dyson

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
UNCG Recital Hall, 100 McIver St, Greensboro, NC 27412, USA, 101 McIver St
Greensboro, NC United States

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson is a Georgetown University sociology professor, a New York Times contributing opinion writer, and a contributing editor of The New Republic, and of ESPN’s The Undefeated website. The topic of his talk is "Race, Racism and Race Relations" in America.   He will discuss his new book, “Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America”. Copies of the book will be available for sale, and Dr. Dyson will sign the books in the lobby after the lecture. Read…

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“Exploring a Marginalized Culture Through Art: Nancy Rourke”

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Her visit on March 23 will include a free, public Artist talk and a ticketed Painting Event Artist Talk 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM UNCG Elliott University Center Auditorium free to attend Rourkism Painting Event 2:00 PM- 6:00 PM, view event EUC Kirkland Room A lunch for those participating in the painting event will be provided between the events. Seating for the painting event is limited and tickets are required at $15 a person.  Buy Tickets Here. This event is made possible…

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“Rourkism Painting Event”

March 23 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$15

Nancy Rourke’s work has a centralized focus: resistance, affirmation and liberation art. It is created with words, images, and primary colors to make a political statement about linguistic controversy, genetic engineering, colonialism, and communication barriers while affirming American Sign Language, Deaf culture, identity, acceptance, Deaf history and Deafhood. Her visit on March 23, 2019 will include a free, public talk and a ticketed lunch and painting event. Artist Talk 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, view event UNCG Elliot University Center…

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Symposium: “Social Justice and Health Equity: Then and Now”

March 28 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This symposium, organized by the Department Public Health Education with university and community partners (listed below) will examine historic and current social justice movements and its impact on health equity locally and globally. Dr. Sharrelle Barber , Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health is the keynote speaker.   Her talk will be followed by group-dialogue sessions led by community organizations, Social Designs and Beloved Community Center, with spoken word…

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April 2019

“RESISTANCE: HOW DID IT CHANGE THE VIETNAM WAR?” A CONVERSATION WITH PEACE ACTIVISTS DAVID CORTRIGHT AND BILL RAMSEY

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 23, 2019 at 7:00pm

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The soldier revolt, draft and war tax resistance, moratorium marches in Washington – how did mounting G.I. and popular opposition to the war in Vietnam affect military strategy, presidential and congressional debate and decision-making? And how did anti-Vietnam resistance spur lives of activism in the antinuclear and peace movements? Join us for a conversation with peace activists David Cortright and Bill Ramsey. Moderated by History professor Tom Jackson. David Cortright was an active duty G.I. activist who defended his first amendment right to oppose the…

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