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Calendar of Events 2015

As we continue to add to our calendar of events, please check back often for updates.
Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted

Through March 8 

 

Hood Exhibition
Art of the Civil Rights Movement
HOOD MUSEUM OF ART

Drawn from the Hood's permanent collection, the works in Art of the Civil Rights Movement depict the diverse perspectives, experiences, and artistic visions of three artists--George Tooker, Lloyd McNeill, and Harry Benson--as they responded to major events of the 1960s civil rights movement.

Thursday, January 15

 Geisel

Programmed by Geisel in conjunction with the MLK Celebration
Screening and Discussion
Unnatural Causes "In Sickness & in Wealth"
Facilitated by Bianca Williams, MS II
6:00 pm, Chilcott Auditorium

What are the connections between healthy bodies, healthy bank accounts and skin color? Our opening session will explore why we get sick in the first place, and why patterns of health and illness reflect underlying patterns of class and racial inequities.

Friday, January 16

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The Implications of Ferguson for Teaching: A Discussion
Discussion with Faculty
12 noon-1:00 pm, DCAL, 102 Baker Berry Library

Reverend Starsky Wilson, President & CEO of Deaconess Foundation in St. Louis, will talk about Ferguson and his work in St. Louis, and then lead a discussion with faculty. Rev. Wilson was recently selected by Missouri Governor Jeremiah Nixon, to co-chair the Ferguson Commission, credited to study and make specific recommendations for how to make progress on the issues raised by events in Ferguson. Provost Carolyn Dever and Professor Bruce Duthu will co-facilitate. Co-sponsored by DCAL and the Tucker Foundation.

Faculty can register for this event at 
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~dcal/

Rev. Wilson

Rockefeller Center
Lessons Learned in Ferguson and Their Implications for the Country
Reverend Starsky Wilson
4:00-5:30 pm, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

Reverend Wilson is Pastor of Saint John's United Church of Christ, St. Louis, MO. He is also President & CEO of Deaconess Foundation and continues to be at the forefront of the effort to coordinate local and national protests in response to the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson (with other clergy and community members).

Sunday, January 18

Starsky Wilson 

Community Multi-Faith Celebration
with Reverend Starsky Wilson, Co-Chair, The Ferguson Commission
3:00-4:15 pm, Rollins Chapel

Rev. Wilson will preach on "Selma to Ferguson: Why We Can't Wait." The service will include readings from the works of Rev. King and several faith traditions. There will be musical offerings by the Dartmouth Gospel Choir and the World Music Percussion Ensemble.

Monday, January 19

 Denise Anthony

Human Resources presents
MLK Day Employee Celebration Breakfast
with Professor Denise Anthony
*8:30-10:00 am, Hanover Inn, Grand Ballroom
Pre-registration required: ABC signup or (603) 646-3411

 MLK towards freedom

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Speech at Dartmouth
Towards Freedom: An Audiorecording of King's Speech with Images from the Civil Rights Movements
9:00 am-3:00 pm, 105 Dartmouth Hall
presentation loops approximately every hour
Also at www.dartmouth.edu/~towardsfreedom

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Tucker Foundation Service Opportunity
MLK Day of Service: Dartmouth Gives Back
10:00 am-3:00 pm, Collis Commonground

Stop in for a moment or spend all day at the quilting marathon for refugee relief. Join us to make quilts for global refugees with members of Our Savior Lutheran Church and Student Center (no skills required—if you can tie a knot, you can help!). Blankets will be sent to Lutheran World Relief. Last year, LWR sent $14.3 million worth of Quilts and kits to over 841,000 refugees.

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Student Forum on Global Learning
with opening address by Ryan M. West '14, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran
11:30 am-3:30 pm, Haldeman & Kemeny Halls
Sessions run throughout the day
Info and full presentation abstracts: www.dartmouth.edu/global/studentforum

 

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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Presents
23rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Candlelight Vigil Procession
Speaker, Professor Derrick E. White
5:00 pm, gather at Cutter-Shabazz Hall, first floor 

 Ella LJ Bell

Keynote Address by Professor Ella LJ Bell Smith
with remarks by President Phil Hanlon '77 and
Benny Niles '15, President of the Afro-American Society
*7:00 pm, The Moore Theater, Hopkins Center

Reception to follow at the Top of the Hop
Free tickets at the Hop Box Office beginning 10am January 8th w/Dartmouth ID
and 10 am January 9th for general public 4-ticket limit per person
Ticket holders must take seats by 6:45pm, after which empty seats become available to all

Tuesday, January 20

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Rockefeller Center
“We Were There…Dartmouth and the Civil Rights Movement”
Moderator and panelist: Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, Professor of English and Chair of AAAS; Panelists J. Bruce Nelson, Professor Emeritus of History, and Jay Satterfield, Special Collections Librarian
4:30-6:00 pm, Rockefeller Center, Room 003

The faculty panel will explore Dartmouth’s connections to the Civil Rights Movement, Dartmouth faculty participation in the movement, and how Dartmouth fraternities were shaped by the Movement.

 Wednesday, January  21

 

The Hood Museum of Art Presents
"Mine Eyes Have Seen"
Photographer Harry Benson and the Mourning of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
5:00-6:00 pm, Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art

The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968, sent shockwaves worldwide and sparked riots around the United States. As Americans mourned King, Scottish-born photographer Harry Benson traveled between Memphis and Atlanta, capturing images of the marches and memorials organized in King’s honor, as well as poignant shots of King’s family as they grieved. Join the Hood Museum of Art’s Curatorial Assistant Jessica Womack ‘14 in a gallery talk about this exhibition.

Thursday, January 22

Geisel

Geisel School of Medicine Keynote
“What would Martin think?: Health Disparity and Health Inequity in America”
Dr. Wayne Riley, Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine 5:30 pm Reception, 6:00 pm Keynote, Life Sciences Center Room 100
We will explore health disparities and health inequity, both current and historical in America noting key quotes attributed to Dr. King which underscore the importance of addressing these challenges to create a healthier and more productive nation.

 

Friday, January 23

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Hopkins Center Film
DEAR WHITE PEOPLE
*7:00 pm, Spaulding, Hopkins Center for the Arts

A.O. Scott says, “You want to see this movie, and you will want to talk about it afterward, even if the conversation feels a little awkward. If it doesn’t, you’re doing it wrong.” Dear White People follows four black students at an Ivy League college where riots break out after an ill-conceived “African American" themed party. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, this poignant comedy explores racial identity in "post-racial" America while weaving a universal story of forging one's unique path. D: Justin Simien, US, 2014, 100m

General admission $8 ▪ Dartmouth ID/Children 12 & under $5
Tickets on sale now at
hop.dartmouth.edu in person at the Hop Box Office, and 30 minutes before start

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Student Performance Showcase
LIFTED: A Celebration of Unity and Song
7:30pm, Collis Commonground

Saturday, January 24

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Drew Cameron/Combat Paper Project
New Hampshire native and soldier-turned-artist Drew Cameron brings civilians and military veterans together to explore the imagery of WWI and Kronos Quartet's Beyond Zero. Cameron's Combat paper Project uses traditional hand papermaking and pulp printing techniques, transforming uniforms worn in service into unique works of art.

Open House Workshops - Hand Papermaking
12 noon-5:00 pm Studio 60A, Hop Lower Jewett Corridor, Free

At these drop-in workshops learn the ancient process of turning clothing rags into paper, creating one-of-a-kind artwork from military uniforms and other fabrics. Come when you're able; stay as long as you like.

Ages 16 and up. See website for details

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Hopkins Center Film
PRIDE

*7:00 pm, LOEW, Black Family Visual Arts Center

Set in Thatcher-era England, this outrageous, heartfelt comedy tells the true story of an unlikely partnership. In solidarity, a small group of gay London activists travels to rural Wales to support a beleaguered village (Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton) during the 1984 miners strike. Needless to say, the townspeople are somewhat flummoxed by their champions. This is the Holy Grail for filmmakers: a story with a message that is also shamelessly entertaining, moving and funny. D: Matthew Warchus, UK, 2014, 120m

General admission $8 ▪ Dartmouth ID/Children 12 & under $5
Tickets on sale now at 
hop.dartmouth.edu in person at the Hop Box Office, and 30 minutes before start

 Sunday, January 25

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Hopkins Center Film
She's Beautiful When She's Angry
*4:00 pm, LOEW, Black Family Visual Arts Center

This exhilarating documentary is a must-see for anyone dissatisfied with current gender politics—it will answer questions you didn’t even know you had. She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, brilliant activists who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971. Artfully combining archival imagery with interviews with key leaders, the film dramatizes the evolving feminist movements in all their quarrelsome, scandalous, hilarious and heart-wrenching glory.    D: Mary Dore, US, 2014, 92m          

General admission $8 ▪ Dartmouth ID/Children 12 & under $5
Tickets on sale now at 
hop.dartmouth.edu in person at the Hop Box Office, and 30 minutes before start

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Open House Workshops - Hand Papermaking
12 noon-5:00 pm, Studio 60A, Hop Lower Jewett Corridor, Free

At these drop-in workshops learn the ancient process of turning clothing rags into paper, creating one-of-a kind artwork from military uniforms and other fabrics. Come when you're able; stay as long as you like

Ages 16 an up. See website for details.

Monday, January 26

Drew Cameron 

Drew Cameron/Combat Paper Project
New Hampshire native and soldier-turned artist Drew Cameron brings civilians and military veterans together to explore the imagery of WWI and Kronos Quartet's Beyond Zero. Cameron's Combat Paper Project uses traditional hand paper making and pulp printing techniques, transforming uniforms worn in service into unique works of art.

Artist Respond to War, Part 1 -Combat Paper Project
5:30 pm, Wilson 219, Free

In this artist talk, Drew Cameron discusses the Combat Paper Project and how his creative process generates national conversations on the nature of warfare and military service.

For more info, contact Hop Outreach at 603.46.2010.

Tuesday, January 27

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ID&E Film Presentation
A Better Life
12 noon-2:00 pm, 324 Blunt Alumni Center
Brown bag lunch; beverages and dessert provided

A gardener in East LA struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while trying to give his son the opportunities he never had.
This film is uncommon among Hollywood production in that it is set in a Hispanic community and features an almost entirely Hispanic cast.
It is a great film to explore the culture and geography of LA. Father Greg Boyle of Homeboy Industries, helped Director Chris Weitz and his crew with finding locations and making their film as authentic as possible. The language of the script was modified to reflect the actual slang used in Los Angeles, reflecting linguist differences from street-to-street.
The New Yorker critic Richard Body wrote: “The story unfolds without hagiography, pity, or trumped-up heroism, as the filmmaker approaches the lives of everyday people with modest compassion and imaginative sympathy.

Wednesday, January 28

Geisel 

Presented by Geisel School of medicine in conjunction with the MLK Celebration
Understanding Access with Disadvantaged Patients, Interactive Panel
Facilitated by Temi Fregene, MS I
6:00 pm, Life Sciences Center Room 200

Panelists Dr.s Bowie and Winkfield and others will present patient case studies around healthcare access in an interactive, small group format.

Thursday, January 29

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Martin Luther King Jr.
Social Justice Awards and Honoree Panel Discussion
4:30 pm, Georgiopoulos Classroom, Raether Building, Tuck School of Business
Reception to follow

Student Group
Dartmouth Coalition for Immigration Reform, Equality and Dreamers (Co-FIRED)

Holly Fell Sateia Award
Gabrielle Lucke
Vermont State Representative

Ongoing Commitment
Frank Venegas Jr
Founder, Chairman and CEO of Ideal Group

Lifetime Achievement
Constance Clery
Founder of the Clery Center for Security on Campus

Lester B. Granger '18 award for Lifetime Achievement
Richard Joseph, PhD '65
John Evans Professor of International History & Politics at Northwestern University

Friday, January 30

Snowden

Hopkins Center Film
Citizenfour
*7:00 pm, LOEW, Black Family Visual Arts Center

In January 2013, Filmmaker Laura Poitras started receiving encrypted e-mails from "citizen four" - Edward Snowden, who was ready to blow the whistle on the NSA's massive covert surveillance programs. This 100% real-life thriller unfolds by the minute as Poitras and Snowden attempt to manage the raging media storm, forced to make quick decisions that will impact their lives-and the world's. 

General admission $8 ▪ Dartmouth ID/Children 12 & under $5
Tickets on sale now at 
hop.dartmouth.edu in person at the Hop Box Office, and 30 minutes before start

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Hopkins Center Performance
Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits
8:00 pm, Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center for the Arts

One of Africa's most beloved musical ambassadors, Zimbabwe's "Tuku" concocts an ecstatic, irresistibly danceable blend of traditional and contemporary African music, backed by a band playing modern and traditional instruments. Singing intricate melodies in Shona, Ndebele and English, and executing loose-limbed dance moves and shimmering guitar licks, Tuku gives voice to people's daily struggles and the call for tolerance and peace.

Tickets at hop.dartmouth.edu

Sunday, February 8

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Dartmouth Film Society
Beyond The Lights
*4:00 pm, LOEW, Black Family Visual Arts Center

Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Belle) delivers a fierce performance as Noni, a young singer on the verge of superstardom. Shaped from childhood by her steely stage mom (Minnie Driver), she struggles for validity in an industry built on female hyper-sexuality and public perception. Lights strikes a risky, but successful balancing act between being immensely entertaining as a hip-hop romance and making dramatic, important statements about depression, self-worth and female empowerment.

General admission $8 ▪ Dartmouth ID/Children 12 & under $5
Tickets on sale now at 
hop.dartmouth.edu in person at the Hop Box Office, and 30 minutes before start

Tuesday, March 31/Wednesday, April 1

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Hopkins Center for the Arts Performance
"When the Wolves Came In"
Kyle Abraham/Abraham.in.Motion
7:00 pm, The Moore Theater, Hopkins Center for the Arts

MacArthur "genius" choreographer Abraham, whose Another Night (2012) the Hop commissioned for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, returns with a new work marking 150 years since the Emancipation Porclamation and 20 since the end of South African apatheird. Set to spirituals and scores by Nico Muhly and Robert Glasper, Wolves features Abraham's "smart....self-aware and luscious" (The New York Times) dance vocabulary fusing classical and modern styles.

Tickets at hop.dartmouth.edu.

Last Updated: 1/20/15