civilrights

Civil Rights Conferences

Renee LaFleur, Director

University of Tennessee at Martin

Martin, TN 38238

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rlafleur@utm.edu


Civil Rights Conferences

civilrights

Cancelled: Florence Roach Performance on Monday Night

 

LBJ and the Great Society at 50
15th Annual UTM Civil Rights Conference
Feb. 22-27, 2015

Sunday, Feb. 22

6 & 9 pm Lee Daniel’s The Butler, SAC Movie of the Week

Monday, Feb. 23

7 pm                A Performance by Florence Roach

Tuesday, Feb. 24

12:15 pm “50 Years of Juvenile Literature - Focus on African American Civil Rights,” Paul Meek Library, Media Center
7:30 pm Roots of Rhythm, Fulton Theater, Fine Arts Building

Wednesday, Feb. 25

Noon                Black Writers Round Table, Hortense Parrish Writing Center
Noon                Roots of Rhythm, Fulton Theater, Fine Arts Building

Thursday, Feb. 26

9:30 am Dr. Rebecca Miller Davis, “Crossing the Bridge: Selma and Voting Rights”
11 am Dr. Henry Parker, “One Man’s Fight for Equality”
1 pm Dr. Laurie Green, OAH Distinguished Lecturer, “Hunger and Race in Memphis”
2:30 pm Tammy Wade, “History of Head Start”
7 pm Mark Updegrove, “LBJ and America’s Promise”

 

*all events in Watkins Auditorium except where noted

 

For more information utm.edu/civilrights

Contact: rlafleur@utm.edu

Download full PDF schedule here

 

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Renee LaFleur, Director

University of Tennessee at Martin

Martin, TN 38238

Ph:

Em:

rlafleur@utm.edu