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2015 Calendar of Events

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 17

 

Draw-athon

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

Presented by the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

 

 

Starr Hill Walking Tour

3:00 PM

Jefferson School City Center - Commerce Street Steps

Presented by First Baptist Church, West Main Street

 

 

Community Dialogue on Race

6:00 PM

City Hall Chambers

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

 


 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 18

 

 

The Bridge to Ridge Community Arts Festival

1:00 - 5:00 PM

Mt. Zion First African Baptist Church

Presented by The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative

 

 

30th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration Service

5:00 PM

Mt. Zion First African Baptist Church

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

 


 

MONDAY, JANUARY 19

 

Day in the Life of a Healthcare Professional

12:30 PM

University of Virginia Medical Center

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

 

 

"Living the Dream: A Celebration of the Life and Work of Martin Luther King Jr."

Annual Hospital Chapel MLK Service

12:00 PM

Hospital Chapel, University of Virginia Medical Center

Presented by the Department of Chaplaincy Services and Pastoral Education

 

 

"Until the Quiet Comes: Cinema Under Radar"

Screening of Three Short Films

1:00 PM

Ruffin Hall 103

Presented by the College of Arts & Sciences

 

 

"Continuing the Dream"

1:00 - 3:00 PM

Carver Recreation Center

 

 

"Diversity in Health Care Education and Practice"

Speaker: Marc Nivet

4:00 PM

McCleod Hall Auditorium

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

 

 

"Tense Boundaries: Activism at the Intersection of Race and Gender"

Teach-In

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Chemistry 304

Presented by "To Be Determined Black"

 

 


 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 20

 

"Until the Quiet Comes: Cinema Under Radar"

Film Discussion

12:30 - 1:45 PM

Minor Hall 125

Presented by the College of Arts & Sciences

 

 

"The Sound of Civil Rights: Jazz, Blues, Funk, and the Shape of Change to Come"

Teach-In

4:00 - 6:00 PM

Minor 125

Presented by "To Be Determined Black"

 

 

Film Screening: First Generation

7:00 PM

Newcomb Theater

Presented by the Virginia College Advising Corps, the Office for Diversity & Equity, the Office of the Dean of Students, and Upward Bound

 


 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21

 

Interfaith Worship Service

5:30 PM

Brody Jewish Center at the University of Virginia

Presented by area faith communities and the University of Virginia

 


 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 22

 

 

 

TA-NEHISI COATES

"Legacy and Justice: Civil Rights in the Modern Era"

Keynote Address

6:00 PM

Culbreth Theater

Presented by the Office for Diversity & Equity

and the Frank Batten School of Leadership & Public Policy

 

 


 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 23

 

"Black Lives Matter: More than Just a Statement"

2:00 - 4:00 PM

Auditorium of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Presented by the University Library

 

 

"The Other Movement Inspired by Dr. King

and the African American Struggle for Civil Rights"

Speaker: Dr. Glenn B. Anderson

6:00 PM

Holloway Hall (Bavaro Hall 116), Curry School of Education

Presented by the Student Disability Access Center, the Curry School of Education, the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs, and the American Sign Language Program

 

 

*Cancelled: Revival Theatrical Performance

(Unfortunately, the performances of Revival previously scheduled on January 23, 24, and 25 at PVCC have been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.)

 

 


 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 24

 

*Postponed to February 7th Due to Inclement Weather*

"Empowering Caregivers: African Americans and Alzheimer's Disease"

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

Presented by the Alzheimer's Association, the School of Nursing, and the Office for Diversity & Equity

 

 


 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 25

 

Raisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey

7:00 PM

The Paramount Theater

*Please note: Tickets are $24.50 and can be purchased at the above link or at the Paramount Theater Box Office

Presented by the Paramount Theater and the Office for Diversity & Equity

 

 


 

MONDAY, JANUARY 26

 

Raisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey (Arts Education Performance)

10:30 AM

The Paramount Theater

*Please note: The public performance will take place on Sunday, January 25. Ssee here for more details.

Presented by the Paramount Theater and the Office for Diversity & Equity

 


 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 27

 

"Industries, Influence, and the Journey: Celebrating Diversity in Business"

Panel Discussion

1:30-2:30 PM

Saunders Hall, Classroom 180, Darden School of Business

Presented by the Darden School of Business

 

 

"Continuing Education at U.Va.: Early Service to Women and African Americans"

3:30 - 5:00 PM

Auditorium of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Presented by the School of Continuing and Professional Studies and the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library in celebration of the School's centennial

 

 

"Slavery at the University of Virginia"

Film Screening and Panel Discussion

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

Presented by the Office for Diversity & Equity and Lifetime Learning, Alumni & Parent Engagement

 


 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28

 

*This Event has Been Postponed*

"A Better Planning Process For Sustainable and Economically Just Development in Charlottesville"

Speaker: Don Edwards

4:00 - 6:00 PM

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

Presented by the School of Architecture and the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

 

"The Liberation of U.Va.: Using Your History to Inspire Your Future"

Speaker: Evans D. Hopkins

6:00 PM

Holloway Hall (Bavaro Hall 116), Curry School of Education

Presented by the Black Graduate and Professional Student Organization

 


 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 29

 

Film Screening: Slavery by Another Name

6:00 PM

Jefferson Madison Regional Library - Central Branch (Downtown)

Presented by the Jefferson Madison Regional Library and the Charlottesville Office of Human Rights

 

 

Preview of The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Clark Hall 107

Presented by SEEDS for Change and "To Be Determined Black"