17th Annual UT Martin Civil Rights Conference February 16, 19-24, 2017

Civil Rights Conferences

Dr. David Barber

University of Tennessee at Martin

Martin, TN 38238

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civilrights@utm.edu


Civil Rights Conferences

17th Annual UT Martin Civil Rights Conference February 16, 19-24, 2017

Theme: “Social Justice in the Age of Black Lives Matter.”

Events

Thursday February 16

7pm: Black Student Association Event, "Black Lives Matter: A Different Perspective"

Sunday, February 19

6 & 9 pm: "13th,” SAC-sponsored Civil Rights Conference Movie

Monday, February 20

7 pm: Florence Roach and the Ettaro Theater Company, performance of original play “Black Lives Matter”

Tuesday, February 21

1 pm: Haley Simmons, “Poverty and Black Lives Matter”

7:30 pm: Roots of Rhythm, Harriet Fulton Theater, Fine Arts Building, $5 for adults; $1 for students

Wednesday, February 22

12 pm: Black Writers Workshop, UTM Writing Center, 209 Humanities

12 pm: Roots of Rhythm, Harriet Fulton Theater, Fine Arts Building, $5 for adults; $1 for students

7 pm: Pearl Primus Dance, “Dances of the Decades”

Thursday, February 23

9:30 am: Dr. Amrita Myers, “Black Lives Matter in Historical Perspective”

11 am: “Shadows of Hope,” dance performance, Dr. Nyama McCarthy-Brown

1 pm: Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson, Black Lives Matter activist

2:30 pm: “Why Black Lives Matter Matters to White People,” Dr. Henry Parker and Dr. David Barber

7 pm: Keynote Event:
– UTM Collegiate Gospel Choir
– Kwame Rose, “Black Lives Matter”

 

ALL EVENTS HELD IN WATKINS AUDITORIUM AND FREE, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED

 

For more information, contact: David Barber

Download full PDF schedule here.

 

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Dr. David Barber

University of Tennessee at Martin

Martin, TN 38238

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civilrights@utm.edu