Upcoming UL Rethinking Race Events

February 7, 2014

The UL is partnering with the School of Communications for Candid Conversations with Dr. Lin on Friday, February 7th at 11am in Einsteins. Dr. Lin, who teaches intercultural communication at UA, will use submissions from The Race Card Project display in Bierce lobby to start conversations about race, ethnicity and identity.  Please join us!

Dr. Lin Flyer Large

February 10, 2014

The opening of the exhibit “This is Akron with Opie Evans: The Rubber City as Seen through the Lens of One of Its Earliest African-American Photographers” at the McClain Gallery of Akron’s Black History and Culture. Reception on February 10th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The exhibit is a partnership between the McClain Gallery, Pan-African Center for Community Studies and Archival Services of University Libraries.

February 14, 2014

Lisa Lazar will be hosting Different faces, different films:  examining the portrayal of race in different types of film and exploring race-related film resources at Bierce Library on Friday, February 14th from 10-11:30am in room 154 in Bierce Library. The session is open to both faculty and students.

The UL sponsored Rethinking Race Film Festival, as well as the Bierce Film series, will continue through Friday February 14.

For more information about Rethinking Race activities on campus, see http://www.uakron.edu/race/

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