The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion is sponsoring a film series for faculty, staff, and students in honor of Native American Heritage Month 2015. Unless otherwise noted, each viewing is limited to the first 25 individuals to register. Please see film descriptions, the viewing schedule, and registration for each viewing below.
The schedule is as follows:
Note: MUC = Morris University Center
Note: Discussion following each film
|January 19, 2016||The African American Journey: Learn about the history of African Americans from the first settlers until today. Includes Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" Speech. (20 min.).||Noon||MIssouri Room|
|February 10, 2016||Selma||1:00 p.m.||Missouri Room|
|February 17, 2016||
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, Pts 1 & 2:
Program 1: Promises Betrayed (1865-1896): Whites pass laws to segregate and disenfranchise African Americans. Ida B. Wells and Booker T. Washington lead struggles for justice.Program 2: Fighting Back (1896-1917): Black America’s new middle class faces increasing white violence. W.E.B. Du Bois joins the NAACP (112 min.).
|Noon||Meeting Room A|
|February 24, 2016||
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, Pts 3 & 4:
Program 3: Don’t Shout Too Soon (1917-1940): Returning Black WWI soldiers intensify calls for justice. Charles Hamilton Houston wins his first Supreme Court victory.Program 4: Terror and Triumph (1940-1954): Intense white violence will not stop triumphant freedom fighters. The Brown v. Board of Education decision launches the Civil Rights Movement (112 min.).
|March 2, 2016||Freedom On My Mind: Long recognized as a classic film on the civil rights movement focuses on one dramatic, landmark episode in the long struggle for equal rights (110 min.).||1:00 p.m.||Missouri Room|
|April 13, 2016||Presentation: Strategies for Serving and Supporting Transgender Students||Noon||Mississippi Room|
|May 11, 2016||Memory of a Forgotten War::Explores the human costs of military conflict through deeply personal accounts of the Korean War (1850-1953) by four Korean American survivors. (37 min.).||Noon||Missouri Room|
Please use the form below to register for one or more film viewings: