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2014 Calendar of Events

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 17

"Potent Learning Partnerships: Getting Beyond Information-Only Teaching and Learning"

9:30 AM

Newcomb Hall Gallery

Presented by the Teaching Resource Center, the Curry School of Education, and the Office for Diversity & Equity

 


 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19

 

 

29th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration

5:00 PM

Mt. Zion First African Baptist Church

Presented by the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration Planning Committee

 

 


 

MONDAY, JANUARY 20

 

Day in the Life of a Healthcare Professional

University of Virginia Health System

Presented by the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, and the Medical Center

 

"Diversity in Health Care Education and Practice"

4:00 PM

Claude Moore Medical Education Building Auditorium

Presented by the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, and the Medical Center

 

"Creative Nonviolence"

5:00 PM

The Bridge - 209 Monticello Road

Presented by Verbs and Vibes

 


 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21

 

FAFSA Completion Night *Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather*

5:00 PM

PVCC at the Jefferson School City Center

Presented by the Virginia College Advising Corps and the U.Va. IDEA Fund

 


 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22

 

"Life@UVa: On-Grounds Experiences of People of Color"

2:00 PM

Harrison-Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

Presented by the University Library

 

"The Civil Rights Act: 50 Years Later, and Lest We Not Forget, Brown v. Board of Education: 60 Years Later"

Featured Speaker: Justice John Charles Thomas (Law '75)

5:00 PM

Caplin Auditorium at the School of Law

Presented by the School of Law and the JAG School

 


 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 23


"A Turbulent Tenure"

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

3:00 PM

The Miller Center

Presented by The Miller Center

 

 

"DR. KING IN THE 21st CENTURY"

MICHAEL ERIC DYSON

Keynote Address

6:00 PM

Culbreth Theatre

Presented by the Office for Diversity & Equity

 

 


 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24

 

Gospel Concert

6:00 PM

Newcomb Hall Ballroom

Presented by the Office of African American Affairs

 


 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 25

 

Film Screening of King: A Filmed Record...From Montgomery to Memphis

2:00 PM

Newcomb Hall Theater

Presented by the Virginia Film Festival and the Office for Diversity & Equity

 


 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 26

 

Interfaith Worship Service

2:00 PM

Newcomb Hall Ballroom

Presented by area faith communities and the University of Virginia

 


 

MONDAY, JANUARY 27

 

"That World is Gone: Race and Displacement in a Southern Town"

6:00 PM

Campbell Hall, Room 153

Presented by the School of Architecture and Cville Central


 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 28

 

"Compassionate Care in an Uncaring Environment: Nursing Care of Japanese-American Evacuees at War Relocation Centers"

12:00 PM

McLeod Hall Auditorium

Presented by the School of Nursing, the Women's Center, and Beta Kappa

 

"Jessica Lenahan and Her Long Fight for Justice"

6:00 PM

Harrison-Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

Presented by the School of Nursing; the Women's Center; Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies; the School of Law's Human Rights Program; the Cultural Programming Board; the American Indian Student Union; and the Gender Violence Working Group

 

I Shall Not Be Moved

7:30 PM

V. Earl Dickinson Building at Piedmont Virginia Community College

Presented by Phoenix Theatre, PVCC Theatre, and the Office for Diversity & Equity

 


 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29

 

"No Geographical Boundaries: King, Africa, and the Global Struggle for Freedom"

4:30 PM

Robertson Hall, Room 256

Presented by the College of Arts & Sciences

 

"Growing Leaders of Tomorrow: Mindsets, Diversity, and the Dream"

5:30 PM

Bavaro Hall, Room 116

Presented by the Curry School of Education

 

"Black.White / Rich.Poor / Male.Female: The Roadmap for Me to Pursue My Dreams"

5:30 PM

Abbott Auditorium, Darden School of Business

Presented by the Black Graduate and Professional Student Organization

 

I Shall Not Be Moved

7:30 PM

V. Earl Dickinson Building at Piedmont Virginia Community College

Presented by Phoenix Theatre, PVCC Theatre, and the Office for Diversity & Equity

 


 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 30

 

"Educating the Next Generation"

Buford Middle School

Presented by the Center for Diversity in Engineering

 

"Reflections on a Movement: Albemarle-Charlottesville NAACP, the Civil Rights Act, and Beyond"

6:00 PM

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center Auditorium

Presented by the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center and the U.Va. IDEA Fund

 


 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 31

 

 

HONORING RITA DOVE: AN AMERICAN POET

6:00 PM

The Paramount Theater

Presented by the Office for Diversity & Equity; Lifetime Learning, Alumni & Parent Engagement; and the Department of English, College of Arts & Sciences