Event Schedule

Event Time Speaker
Symposium: The U.S. Civil Rights Movement in Music, Film, Literature, and in the Streets.” 5:45 p.m. Welcome Remarks
Dean  Dr. Carol Richardson
Introductory Remarks: Why the Personal is Political 5:50 – 6:00 p.m. Dr. Lorna Lueker Zukas
Jazz from the Civil Rights Era. “Freedom Suite” composed by Sonny Rollins and arranged by David S. Ware, followed by Charles Mingus’ “Fables of Faubus,” and will conclude with John Coltrane’s “Alabama.” Music accompanied by commentary on each piece. Discussion and questions following the performance. 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Dr. David Borgo, Quartet
Dinner Break 7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Pizza and light fare (RSVP)
Boycott and the Hidden Transcript of Black Resistance 7:30 – 8:00 p.m. Dr. Ricardo Guthrie
Literature and Folklore of Civil Rights 8:00 – 8:30 p.m. Dr. Wanda Addison
The Civil Rights Movement: Lessons Learned in the United States and Abroad 8:30 – 9:00 p.m. Dr. Bennetta Jules-Rosette
Discussion and Questions 9:00 – 9:30 p.m.

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