AU: March Arts & Humanities
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March 6: [Latin American Film Series on Immigration] Abandoned (2000, 55 minutes). 7:00 pm, Auburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 450 East Thach Avenue.
March 8: [International Women's Day] WomanRise: HerStory/HerSelf. 4:00 pm, Student Center 2223. Poetry in motion is the best way to describe WomanRise: HerStory/HerSelf, a staged reading of writings by women about women. This piece, compiled and directed by Georgette M. Norman, invites you to ponder the issues raised and share in the experiences of life from a woman's point of view.
March 15: [Discover Auburn] Linda Thornton, "Transcribing Civil War Materials." 3:00 pm, Special Collections and Archives Department, Ralph Brown Draughon Library.
March 20: [Art at the Threshold Lectures Series] "Tina Modotti: Muse, Photographer, Revolutionary," Dr. Mark Graham. 5:00 pm, Biggin Hall 005.
March 20: [Latin American Film Series on Immigration] Manito (2002, 76 minutes). 7:00 pm, Auburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 450 East Thach Avenue.
March 22: [Lecture] Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation. 4:00 pm, The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center Auditorium. Co-sponsored by the Department of Communication & Journalism.
March 22: [The Gnu's Room Partnership] Last Train Home. 7:00 pm, The Gnu's Room. This event is a collaboration with POV, the award-winning independent nonfiction film series on PBS. Co-sponsored by the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University and The Gnu's Room.
March 27: [Latin American Film Series on Immigration] Sin Nombre (2009, 96 minutes). 7:00 pm, Auburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 450 East Thach Avenue.
March 28: [Art at the Threshold Lecture Series] Dr. Velma Pollard. 4:00 pm, Biggin Hall 005.Celebrate International Women’s Day with a performance of WomanRise: HerStory/HerSelf. The readers are Lecia Brooks (Director of the Civil Rights Memorial at SPLC), Ann Clemons (Owner Triple E Group Services), Janet May (President Thomas May and Associates), Georgette Norman (Director of Troy University Rosa Parks Museum), and Sylvia Harper (Vice President Central Alabama OIC). Off stage life has given each of the readers various roles as wife, mother, teacher, counselor, artist, writer and many more.
Each year around the world, International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8. Thousands of events occur not just on this day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. The performance is sponsored by the Auburn University Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, and the College of Liberal Arts’ Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities and Department of English.
Latin American Film Series on Immigration
February 28: El Norte (1983)
March 6: Abandoned (2000)
March 20: Manito (2002)
March 27: Sin Nombre (2009)
April 3: Pueblos Hermanos (2010)
April 10: Los Que se Quedan (2009)
April 17: Morristown (2007)
April 24: Harvest of Shame (1960)
All films will be shown at 7:00 pm at the Auburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (450 East Thach Avenue). A discussion will follow each film. For more information, please call 334-844-4946 or visit www.auburn.edu/cah.
Sponsored by the Auburn University Latin American Studies Center for Community Connections, Auburn University College of Liberal Arts’ Community and Civic Engagement Global Citizenship Project Initiative, the Departments of Foreign Languages and Literatures, English, and Political Science, and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities.Copyright © 2012 Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts Humanities, All rights reserved.
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