The Year at a Glance

« August 2013 »

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2013

"Artist Talk" Claudia Bernardi: Walls of Hope/ African American Elders Share Memories of Integration during the Civil Rights Movement in the 60’s

Time: 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Location: Notre Dame Center for Arts & Culture


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2013

Race Matters Discussion: "50 Years After MLK's Dream" at Bethel College

Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm Location: Sufficient Grounds Conference Room

Join Bethel College in their discussion seriece Race Matters! Before each discussion a brief recommended reading will be available, but not necessary to complete in order to participate in the discussion. 

For more information please contatct: 

Cristian Mihut, PhD. 

Email mihutc@BethelCollege.edu 


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2013

"4 Little Girls" - 1997 Oscar-nominated documentary by Spike Lee

Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30PM

Location: Center for History, 808 W. Washington Street

Indiana University South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center in collaboration with the Center for History Present:  "4 Little Girls" the 1997 Oscar-nominated documentary by Spike Lee. 

NR:  Some scenes may be inappropriate for small children.

A panel discussion featuring Dianne Robertson Braddock, sister of Carole Robertson who was killed in the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in 1963, will follow the film viewing.  Monica Tetzlaff, associate professor of history at Indiana University South Bend and member of the Civil Rights Heritage Center's advisory board, will follow. 

Admission is free.

This program is part of Echoes From Birmingham:  50 Years Later; Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham Alabama church bombing that galvanized efforts to pass the landmark Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1965. 

Event underwriters include Bethel College, the City of South Bend, Indiana University South Bend, NIPSCO, Sodexo, Visit South Bend Mishawaka, the South Bend Tribune, and the University of Notre Dame.


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2013

Echoes From Birmingham: 50 Years Later--Memorial Processional

Time: 2:00PM - 3:45PM

Location: Gathering will begin at the Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture, 1045 W. Washington Street

2:00 pm

Gathering at the IU South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center, 1040 W.16th_street_church Washington Street to make signs in preparation for a Memorial Procession.

3:00 pm

Beginning at the Civil Rights Heritage Center, 1040 W. Washington Street, walkers will  participate in a Memorial Procession along Washington Street to Greater St. John Missionary Baptist Church, located at 101 N. Adams Street for a Memorial Gospel Concert and keynote address.


Echoes From Birmingham: 50 Years Later--Gospel Memorial Concert Featuring Dianne Robertson Braddock

Time: 4:00PM - 6:00PM

Location: Greater St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 101 N. Adams Street

Indiana University South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center Presents:  Echoes From Birmingham: 50 Years Later; Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham, Alabama church bombing that 16th_street_churchgalvanized efforts to pass the landmark Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1965.…


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013

“ Spirituality, Birmingham Bombing and Birmingham Civil Rights Movement” A Lecture by Wilson Fallin

Time: 7:00PM - 8:30PM

Wilson Fallin, Jr. is an associate professor of history at the University of Montevallo. He also serves as president of Birmingham-Easonian Baptist Bible College, visiting professor at Beeson Divinity School of Samford University, and pastor of Oak Grove Baptist Church in

Birmingham. A former president of Selma…


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013

The African Presence in Mexico from Yanga to the Present - Opening Reception

Time: 5:00PM - 7:30PM

Location: Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture Crossroads Gallery for Contemporary Art -- 1045 W. Washington Street

Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture Crossroads Gallery for Contemporary Art Proudly Presents: 

The African Presence in Mexico:  from Yanga to the Present

Opening Reception and Remarks by Carlos Tortolero, Director National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago

Son Jarocho music by Las Monarcas

Free and open to the public…


Friday, September 20, 2013

Showing Event: Race Matters Discussion "After Trayvon" at Bethel College

3:30PM - 4:30PM    Location: Sufficient Grounds Conference Room

Join Bethel College in their discussion seriece Race Matters! Before each discussion a brief recommended reading will be available, but not necessary to complete in order to participate in the discussion. 

For more information please contatct: 

Cristian Mihut, PhD. 

Email mihutc@BethelCollege.edu 


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2013

Exhibition: The Challenges We Face: Civil Rights Photography at The Snite Museum, August 27th - September 22nd

Time: All Day

Location: The Snite Museum of Art

As part of campus-wide celebrations commemorating the50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s visit to Notre Dame, the Snite Museum is displaying five photographs from the civil rights era.  These photographs, taken by Charles Moore and Matt Herron, capture significant moments in the civil rights movement, including Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1958 arrest in Montgomery, 1963 demonstrations in Birmingham, and the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery. This exhibition is on view from August 27th thru September 22nd at the Snite Museum of Art on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. …


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2013

Dr. Monica Tetzlaff lectures on “King in South Bend”.

Time: 6:30PM - 7:30PM

Location: Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture

IUSB Associate Professor of History, Dr. Monica Tetzlaff lectures on “King in South Bend”.

Location:  Notre Dame Center for Arts & Culture

Reception to follow


Thursday, September 26, 2013

Showing Event: Showing of: "In Search of Shalom: White People in Reconciliation" at Bethel College

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Join Bethel College as they prepare to watch this short documentary followed by discussion. 

About the documentary: 

"In Search of Shalom:WHite People in Reconciliation," is a short documentary that stimulates personal thought and group dialogue about White people in America facing the challenges of racial reconciliation. This documentary gives voice to White people on the journey of reconciliation and the struggles they encounter, and reflects a diversity of thoughts on cultural diversity, institutional power, and white identity. 

 

For more information contact: 

Cristian Mihut, PhD. 

Email address: mihutc@BethelCollege.edu 

Phone:574.807.7145.


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2013

The Civil Rights Legacy of Fr. Theodore M. Hesburgh

Time: 5:00PM

Location: Washington Hall

To inaugurate its 40th year, The Center mcawardpreview2for Civil & Human Rights is proud to host this special evening of history, narrative, and insightful research by Jennifer Mason McAward. Prof. McAward’s careful reading of the Hesburgh Papers results in a lively and affecting portrait of Fr. Hesburgh as a figure deeply involved in the significant civil rights issues of our times."


« October 2013 »

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013

Community Luncheon Featuring: Pulitzer Prize winning author and public speaker Taylor Branch

Time: 11:30AM - 1:00PM

Location: Charles Martin Youth Center, 802 Lincolnway West, South Bend, IN

taylor_branch_1_3_Pulitzer Prize winning author and public speaker Taylor Branch is best known for his landmark trilogy on the civil rights era, America in the King Years. He has returned to civil rights history in his latest book, The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement (2013). …


Taylor Branch Discusses Journalism Today

Time: 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Location: Small Auditorium --Hesburgh Center (ND Campus)

Time: 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Location: Eck 1130 - Notre Dame Law School

In recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr's visit to South Bend taylor_branch_1_3_in October of 1963, Pulitzer Prize winning author and public speaker Taylor Branch will speak on the Notre Dame campus.

Mr. Branch is best known for his landmark trilogy on the civil rights era, America in the King Years. He has returned to civil rights history in his latest book, The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement (2013).  A book signing session will follow Mr. Branch's lecture.…


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2013

An Evening of Poetry Featuring: Orlando Ricardo Menes, Lauro Vazquez, & Lynda Letona

Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

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

The Notre Dame Center For Arts & Culture presents:

An Evening of Poetry Featuring Orlando Ricardo Menes, Lauro Vazquez, & Lynda Letona

To be held

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.

in the Crossroads Gallery for Contemporary Art located at

The Notre Dame Center For Arts & Culture

1045 W. Washington Street, South Bend, IN 46601…


Friday, October 4, 2013

Showing Event: Sickle Cell Anemia Conference at Bethel College

9:00AM - 3:00PM

About the Conference:

Sickle Cell disease is a huge threat to ethnic populations all over the world. Because of this, Bethel College has partnered with Beacon Health Systems (aka Memorial Hospital) for the second year in a row to host their anual Sickle Cell Conference. Come join health educators from around the state and southern Michigan as they engage in a conversation about SIckle Cell disease. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Wanda-Whitten Shurney. Health care professionals and students interested in health related fields are highly encouraged to come. Registration can be completed at check-in.


Friday, October 4, 2013

Showing Event: Race Matters Discussion: "U.S. Criminal System and Race" at Bethel College

3:30PM - 4:30PM

Join Bethel Colege in their discussion seriece Race Matters! Before each discussion a brief recommended reading will be available, but not necessary to complete in order to participate in the discussion. 

 

For more information please contatct: 

Cristian Mihut, PhD. 

Email mihutc@BethelCollege.edu 

Phone: 574.807.7145.


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2013

KING: A FILMED RECORD...FROM MONTGOMERY TO MEMPHIS

Time: 3:00PM - 6:00PM

Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

FREE ADMISSION

October 13 at 3pm
King: A Filmed Record…From Montgomery to Memphis (1970)
Conceived and produced by Ely Landau
Not Rated, 180 minutes
Constructed from a wealth of archival footage, this monumental documentary follows Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 1955 king_phototo 1968, in his rise from regional activist to world-renowned leader of the Civil Rights movement. Rare footage of King's speeches, protests, and arrests are interspersed with heartfelt testimonials by some of Hollywood's biggest stars including Harry Belafonte, James Earl Jones and Paul Newman. Originally presented as a one-night television special, this epic document was recently restored by the Library of Congress with elements provided by the Museum of Modern Art.…


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2013

Lynn Nottage: A Conversation about Race & Representation Presented by the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre

Time: 7:00PM - 8:30PM

Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Lynn Nottage:  A Conversation about Race & Representation

Presented by the Department of Film, Television, and Theatrenottage_caaspeakers_headshot

October 15, 2013

7:00 pm

Free and open to the public; tickets required

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ruined and Intimate Apparel…


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2013

Dia de Los Muertos/ Day of Dead- Opening Reception

Time: 5:00PM - 7:30PM

Location: NDCAC at 1045 W. Washington Street, South Bend

Opening Reception

A Community Collaborative Celebration - Altar of Freedom - In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the 50th Anniversary of His Historic Visit to South Bend

The Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican tradition that gives honor, tribute, and celebration to the lives of deceased loved ones.

In recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr’s 50th anniversary of the march on Washington, D.C., as well as his visit to the University of Notre Dame and Indiana University South Bend; a collaboration to present several Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) events are scheduled...


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013

Exhibit he African Presence in Mexico - August 20th - October 24th

Time: 8:30AM - 4:00PM

Location: NDCAC 1045 West Washington Street, South Bend, IN

The African Presence in Mexico art exhibit is the inaugueral event for The Africana World:  A Historical and Cultural Mosaic is scheduled August 20th thru October 25th in the Crossroads Gallery for Contemporary Art.  Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Opening reception: Thursday, September 12th, 5:00 - 7:30 pm.…


Friday, October 25, 2013

Showing Event: Race Matters Discussion: "Are the Millennials Post-Race" at Bethel College

3:30PM - 4:30PM

Join Bethel Colege in their discussion seriece Race Matters! Before each discussion a brief recommended reading will be available, but not necessary to complete in order to participate in the discussion. 

 

For more information please contatct: 

Cristian Mihut, PhD. 

Email mihutc@BethelCollege.edu 

Phone: 574.807.7145.


Friday, October 25, 2013

Showing Event: Othello September 26th at 7pm and October 25th at 7pm

7:00PM - 9:30PM

The National Theatre presents a major new production of William Shakespeare’s celebrated play about the destructive power of jealousy. Newly married to Desdemona, Othello is appointed leader of a major military operation. Passed over for promotion by Othello, Iago persuades Othello that the young Cassio and Desdemona are having an affair. Olivier Award-winning actors Adrian Lester (Henry V) and Rory Kinnear (Hamlet, The Last of the Haussmans, Skyfall) star as Othello and Iago under the direction of Nicholas Hytner (Hamlet, Timon of Athens, One Man, Two Guvnors).


WNIT PRESENTS “The African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross” Oct 22 - Nov 26

Time: Tue Nov 26, 2013, 8:00PM

Location: WNIT - TV

South Bend— WNIT Public Television proudly presents THE AFRICAN AMERICANS: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS on Tuesdays, October 22-November 26, at 8pm on 34.1.  Presented and written by Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this six-hour series chronicles the full sweep of African-American history, from the origins of slavery on the African continent through more than four centuries of remarkable historic events up to the present.

“The Black Atlantic (1500-1800)” – October 22       

“The Age of Slavery (1800 -1860)” – October 29

 “Into the Fire (1861-1896)” –November 5

“Making a Way Out of No Way (1897-1940)” –November 12

“Rise! (1940-1968)” –November 19

For a complete listing, please visit the WNIT web site, wnit.org.  WNIT Public Television is a not-for-profit corporation celebrating over 39 years of broadcasting in northern Indiana and southwestern Michigan.  WNIT—Home of Michiana’s Rising Star.


Tuesday,  October 29, 2013

Showing Event: Showing of: "Human Tapestry" at Bethel College

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Join Bethel College as they prepare to watch this short documentary followed by discussion. 

About the documentary: 

Human Tapestry is a collection of stories from different people in various walks of life which debuted in 2010. The film divides fifteen stories into four parts (approximaely 25 minutes each), featuring student stories, personal narratives and spoken word poetry. These stories bring a collage of perspectives displaying diversity.

 

For more information contact: 

Cristian Mihut, PhD. 

Email address: mihutc@BethelCollege.edu 

Phone:574.807.7145.


Friday, November 8, 2013

Showing Event: Race Matters Discussion: "Does U.S. Higher-Education Perpetuate White Privilege" at Bethel College

3:30PM - 4:30PM

Join Bethel Colege in their discussion seriece Race Matters! Before each discussion a brief recommended reading will be available, but not necessary to complete in order to participate in the discussion. 

 

For more information please contatct: 

Cristian Mihut, PhD.

Email mihutc@BethelCollege.edu 

Phone: 574.807.7145.


“Ending Racism in a Post Racial America” by Professor F. Michael Higginbotham of the Baltimore School of Law

Time: Thu Nov 14, 2013, 6:15PM

Location: Snite Annenberg Auditorium

The Office of Multicultural Student Programs and Services encourages you to save the date for our upcoming lecture:

“Ending Racism in a Post Racial America” by Professor F. Michael Higginbotham of the Baltimore School of Law.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2013

Exhibit: Dia de Los Muertos/ Day of Dead October 4th - November 15th

Time: 8:30AM - 4:30PM

Location: NDCAC at 1045 W. Washington Street, South Bend

About the Artist:

DIÓGENES BALLESTER, MFA is a visual artist, educator, and writer. Mr. Ballester works in different artistic media including painting, printmaking, drawing, new media, and installation art and is recognized as a master of encaustic painting and printmaking. He has received numerous honors for his artistic work and has exhibited widely in the United States, Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.…


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013

The March on Washington and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights

Time: 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Location: Notre Dame Andrews Auditorium--Geddes Hall


Showing Event: Race Matters Discussion: "Evangelical Church and Racial Reconciliation" at Bethel College

Fri Dec 6, 2013 3:30PM - 4:30PM

Join Bethel Colege in their discussion seriece Race Matters! Before each discussion a brief recommended reading will be available, but not necessary to complete in order to participate in the discussion. 

 

For more information please contatct: 

Cristian Mihut, PhD. 

Email mihutc@BethelCollege.edu 

Phone: 574.807.7145.


FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2014

Civil Rights in the Media--Exhibit October 1, 2013 - January 31, 2014

Time: All Day

Location: Center for History, 808 W. Washington Street

Civil Rights in the Media --October 1st thru January 31st 2014

The exhibit chronicles articles and broadcast news that covered the topic of civil rights, both locally and in other communities, from the 1930s through the 1960s.  Civil Rights in the Media features locally-published newspapers and columns that represented the voice of the African American community, a voice helped spark and sustain many of the pivotal moments and movements in history that reshaped the social fabric of the local community, and ultimately, America.…


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Faith Ringgold


Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Showing Event: Black Took Collective

Co-founded in 1999 by Duriel E. Harris, Dawn Lundy Martin, and Ronaldo V. Wilson at Cave Canem, a retreat for African American Poets, Black Took Collective is a group of black post-theorists who perform and write in hybrid and experimental forms. They embrace and enact radical poetics and cutting-edge critical theory on race, gender, and sexuality, though often, in performance, they dissemble/deconstruct/complicate the very identity categories them claim, thereby, as well, calling into question the organization of the world in which many of us live.


Thursday, March 27, 2014

"The Great Migration 1915 - 1970" a Lecture by Dr. Richard Pierce


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