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Sunday, March 2, 2014

Clybourne Park February 20, 2014-March 2, 2014

Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Join Notre Dame's Department of Film, Television, and Theater in their production of Clybourne Park.

About Clybourne Park:

By Bruce Norris 
Directed by Grant Mudge, Ryan Producing Artistic Director, Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival 

A modest Chicago bungalow becomes a flashpoint of racial tensions as neighborhood demographics shift over the course of several generations. Inspired by Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, this biting and riotous comedy won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize. Area premiere.

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

THE STRUGGLE IN BLACK AND BROWN: AFRICAN AMERICAN/LATINO COOPERATION AND CONFLICT March 12th and 13th

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Location: CRHC at the NATATORIUM 1040 West Washington Street

The Indiana University South Bend (IUSB), Civil Rights Heritage Center (CRHC) is pleased to announce the upcoming two day lecture and roundtable series “The Struggle in Black and Brown: African American/Latino Cooperation and Conflict” which brings two leading historians of inter-racial civil rights history to the IUSB Natatorium in March. …

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Black Took Collective

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Location: Digital Visualization Theater (Notre Dame Campus)

Black Took Collective will be reading at the University of Notre Dame in the Digital Visualization Theater on March 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

Black Took Collective is a group of Black post-theorists who perform and write in hybrid experimental forms, embracing radical poetics and cutting-edge critical theory about race, gender, and sexuality. The Collective comprises three members:…

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

THIRD THURSDAYS @ the SNITE: A Wham! Bam! Poetry Slam!

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

The second annual Wham! Bam! Poetry Slam! will be held from 5:00–7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 20 in the Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, as part of the THIRD THURSDAYS @ the SNITE event series. The poetry slam is open to anyone in the community age twelve and older but only twelve poets will be selected to compete. The general public is invited to attend this free event organized in collaboration with the University’s Creative Writing Program and student club, Spoken Word ND.…

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Saturday, March 22, 2014

"I Am From: Telling Stories of the Past and Present"

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Location: The Center For History, 808 W. Washington St., South Bend

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!  This workshop by Dr. Stuart Greene was so popular that a second session was requested.

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It is often said that we are a nation of immigrants. Family gatherings are a time to share and recount memories of travels, hardships, hope, and persistence. These are some of the themes that author Isabel Wilkerson takes up in her book, The Warmth of Other Suns

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20 Feet From Stardom

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Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at Notre Dame

Two Screenings:  6:30pm and 9:30pm

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20 Feet from Stardom
(2013)
Directed by Morgan Neville
With Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Tata Vega, Judith Hill
Rated PG-13, 90 minutes, DCP

Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling new film 20 Feet From Stardom, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century. Triumphant and heartbreaking in equal measure, the film is both a tribute to the unsung voices who brought shape and style to popular music and a reflection on the conflicts, sacrifices and rewards of a career spent harmonizing with others.…

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20 Feet From Stardom

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Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at Notre Dame

Two Screenings:  6:30pm and 9:30pm

20_feet_from_stardom

20 Feet from Stardom
(2013)
Directed by Morgan Neville
With Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Tata Vega, Judith Hill
Rated PG-13, 90 minutes, DCP

Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling new film 20 Feet From Stardom, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century. Triumphant and heartbreaking in equal measure, the film is both a tribute to the unsung voices who brought shape and style to popular music and a reflection on the conflicts, sacrifices and rewards of a career spent harmonizing with others.…

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Sunday, March 23, 2014

The Warmth of Other Suns: A panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Richard Pierce

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Location: Notre Dame Center for Arts & Culture, 1045 W. Washington Street, South Bend

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Local book clubs and individuals are encouraged to join us for a discussion of the book The Warmth of Other Suns.  Written by Puliter Prize-winning author Isabel Wilerson, this book chronicles the often untold stories of African  Americans who fled the South for northern and western cities.  Nearly six million people made a mass exodus from southern states between 1915 and 1970 in order to flee the tragedies of the Jim Crowe system.  This book focuses on the true stories of three families.…

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

"Reject": Special Film Presentation

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Location: Education and Arts Building on the IU South Bend campus

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Bullying. Exclusion. Racial discrimination. What does a lifetime of being rejected do to a person? 

Join us on Tuesday, March 25 at 7pm for a special screening of "REJECT". This documentary film is not available on DVD or streaming, and IUSB is hosting one of the only showings in the entire state of Indiana.

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Diabetes and its Impact on the Individual, the Family and Society

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Location: Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend

Join Dr. Rattan Juneja and IU School of Medicine as they discuss “Diabetes and its Impact on the Individual, the Family and Society.” 

Dr. Juneja will discuss living with diabetes and will provide updated information on this disease and its impact on African Americans.

This discussion is a part of Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend’s annual Mini Medical Series.…

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Dr. Maisha Winn Presents: Building A Lifetime Circle: English Education in the Time of Mass Incarceration

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Location: Eck Visitor's Center at Notre Dame

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Educators are just beginning to understand the relationship between Mass Incarceration and schools beginning with the infiltration of zero-tolerance policies that have created a “discipline gap” in schools.  In this presentation, Professor Winn argues that we need even more specificity when thinking about how to disentangle teaching and learning with jails, prisons, isolation, and other forms of punishment by focusing on what it would mean to prepare teachers—especially English teachers—to use their work in classrooms to reject efforts to sort, isolate, and remove particular children from school settings.   Reviewing a decade of research in participatory literacy communities (PLCs) both in school and in out-of-school contexts, Professor Winn demonstrates how a Restorative English Education has the potential to support youth and

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