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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

"The Absolutely True Story of a Part-time Indian" by Sherman Alexie, Moderated by Dr. Stuart Greene

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Location: Notre Dame Center for Arts & Culture 1045 W. Washington Street South Bend, IN 46601

 

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The Absolutely True Diary is a first-person narrative by Native American teenager Arnold Spirit Jr., also known as "Junior", a 14-year-old budding cartoonist. The book is a bildungsroman, detailing Arnold's life on the Spokane Indian Reservation and his decision, upon encouragement from a reservation high school teacher, to go to an all-white public high school in the off-reservation town of Reardan, Washington.…

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The Africana Studies Department and the Office of Community Relations Present:

The Africana World:  A Historical and Cultural Mosaic

This year-long community celebration of Africa and the African Diaspora is an exciting series of programs, lectures and events conducted in collaboration between local higher education institutions and community organizations.

Notre Dame Co-sponsors:

  • American Studies (John W. Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics & Democracy)
  • Crossroads Gallery for Contemporary Art
  • DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
  • Film, Television, and Theatre
  • First Year of Studies
  • History
  • Multicultural Student Programs and Services
  • Notre Dame Center for Arts & Culture--Educational Programming
  • Center for Civil and Human Rights
  • Provosts Office
  • Segura Arts Studio
  •  Snite Museum of Art
  • University Communications

Community Co-Sponsors

  • Bethel College
  • Center for History
  • Indiana University Medical School
  • Indiana University South Bend
  • IU South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center
  • IVY Tech Community College
  • Providing Options
  • Saint Mary's College
  • South Bend Heritage Foundation
  • South Bend/Mishawaka Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
  • WNIT - TV

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