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Tuesday, December 30, 2014
12:00 PM

Celebrate the African American cultural holiday with family-friendly art activities, storytelling, tours, music and dance performances, Kwanzaa ceremony, and more. Among this year's highlights is a 3 pm lecture on "Celebrating Freedom" by author and urban anthropologist Dr. Sherrill Wilson. complete schedule of events

$5 suggested family donation.

Sponsored by 2014 series sponsor JPMorganChase Bank, N.A., with additional support from the Robert and Madeleine S. Heilbrunn Memorial Fund. 

Pictured: Mounafanyi Percussion and Dance Ensemble will be returning. 

Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address Strong Auditorium
Friday, January 23, 2015
6:00 PM

Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a Harlem-based branch of the New York Public LIbrary system, will give the annual MLK Jr. Commemorative Address.

Muhammad is a former professor of history at Indiana University. He is the author of The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, which won the 2011 John Hope Franklin Best Book award in American Studies.

The event is free and open to the public.

Lecture: What Would Martin Luther King Say about Health Care Today? Class of '62 Auditorium Medical Center
Friday, January 30, 2015
12:00 PM

Guest lecturer: Eve Higginbotham, vice dean of inclusion and diversity, senior fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, professor of ophtahlmology at the Scheie Eye Institute at the Pereleman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

The Tana Grady-Weliky, MD, Lecture on Women and Diversity in Medicine is sponsored by the School of Medicine and Dentistry Offie for Diversity.  A reception will follow in LeChase G-9576.

To register, contact Grace Fuller at Faculty, staff, residents, fellows, and students are welcome.

Annual Susan B. Anthony Lecture: Jinthana Haritaworn Rush Rhees Library Hawkins-Carlson Reading Room
Thursday, March 19, 2015
5:00 PM
Susan B. Anthony Institute: International Graduate Research Conference Rush Rhees Library Hawkins-Carlson Reading Room
Friday, March 20, 2015
9:00 AM

The theme is Between Identities and Environments. Presentation schedule will be released closer to the conference. For more information about this year's theme, read the call for papers.