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Schedule of Events

Dedicated Semester 2014

Download the schedule of events as a PDF File (pdf, 484.85KB) or an Excel File (xlsx, 17.03KB).

If your organization has an event that you would like to have added to the Dedicated Semester calendar, please submit it for consideration to: Heather Norton hnorton@fontbonne.edu or Leslie Doyle ldoyle@fontbonne.edu.

Maps & Locations

Date Event  Description Time Place
August
August 26, 2014 Evening Convocation  A panel discussion with the Soulful 8, Fontbonne Alums 7:15 PM Lewis Room
August 27, 2014 Academic Convocation Convocation featuring the Soulful 8 10:00 AM Mabee Gym
August 27, 2014 Ferguson: A Panel Discussion An informal panel discussion with our convocation speakers, Fontbonne faculty and staff, Ferguson residents, and scholars in the community on racial justice and the recent events in Ferguson. 2:00 PM AMC
August 28, 2014 Fontbonne Community Conversations on Peace & Justice Discussion 3:30 PM Lewis Room
September
28- Aug - 14-Sept The Human Terrain A play presented by Mustard Seed Theatre.   Fine Arts Theatre, Fontbonne
September 8, 2014 Freedom Riders Film 3:30-6:00 PM Lewis Room
September 10, 2014 Choices: Women and the Veil  Event 6:30 PM Fine Arts Theatre
September 10, 2014 Experience it in the Meadow Activities designed for participants to experience and dicuss various forms of racism.   Golden Meadow
September 11, 2014 Fontbonne Community Conversations on Peace & Justice---topic:  TBA Discussion 3:30 PM Lewis Room
September 15, 2014 The Loving Story Film  3:30-6:00 PM Library 5
September 15, 2014 Dr. Karla Scott

Speaker

"Exactly What is White Privilege?: Names, Napsacks, and Neighborhoods"

6:15PM Board Room
September 22, 2014 Hoxie:  The First Stand Film 3:30-6:00 PM Library 5
September 25, 2014 Fontbonne Community Conversations on Peace & Justice---topic:  TBA Discussion 3:30 PM Lewis Room
September 29, 2014 White Like Me:  Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son Film 3:30-6:00 PM Library 5
October
October Clothing and Politics

Exhibit

A visual display by the Fashion Merchandising program.

Event is open to the public.
Questions about this event?

Contact ameyers@fontbonne.edu

throughout October AB Hall display windows
October 7, 2014 Sisters of Selma 

Film

A screening of the non-fiction film about women religious and their experience marching in Selma, Alabama for civil rights.

Event is open to the public.
Questions about this event?

Contact hnorton@fontbonne.edu

6:30 PM Lewis Room
October 9, 2014 Fontbonne Community Conversations on Peace & Justice---topic:  TBA Discussion 3:30 PM Lewis Room
October 15, 2014 The Hunger Banquet & Gary Wells, Speaker Event

Gary Wells, Community Partnership Director for Operation Food Search will speak, and a Hunger Banquet will be conducted that demonstrates the inequalities faced by the food insecure.

Event is open to the public.
Questions about this event?
Contact mbohlms@fontbonne.edu

6:00 PM  
October 17, 2014 Sylvester Brown

Speaker

A local scholar speaks on his experience living in Pruitt Igoe, and discusses his current work with the Sweet Potato Project.

Event is open to the public.
Questions about this event?

Contact sstoelting@fontbonne.edu

11:00-12:00 Lewis Room
October 21, 2014 Speaker

Known for her role in Orange is the New Black, Cox speaks on " moving beyond gender expectations to live more authentically."  FLARE is arranging attendance at this event to hear her speak.

 7:30 PM  UMSL
October 23, 2014 Pariah Film, sponsored by FLARE 7:30 PM Lewis Room
October 23, 2014 Fontbonne Community Conversations on Peace & Justice---topic:  TBA Discussion 3:30 PM Lewis Room
October 24, 2014 Pretty Village -- Kemal Pervanic

Film/Speaker

Film will be followed by a discussion led by Pervanic, a Bosnian civil rights activist and filmmaker.

Event is open to the public.
Questions about this event?
Contact bmoore@fontbonne.edu / 314-889-4553

6:00 PM Lewis Room
October 27, 2014 The Struggles of Undocumented Students--Karina Arango Speaker

Fontbonne Student Karina Arango will discuss her work with undocumented students as their struggles relate to civil rights.

Event is open to the public.
Questions about this event?

Contact hnorton@fontbonne.edu

10:00-11:00 AM Lewis Room
November
November 4, 2014 Milk Film, sponsored by FLARE 7:30 PM Lewis Room
November 6, 2014 Fontbonne Community Conversations on Peace & Justice---topic:  TBA Discussion 3:30 PM Lewis Room
November 6, 2014 Novelist Kevin Stevens

Author Event

Stomping the Blues: Music, Race, and Politics in 1930s Kansas City

8:00 PM Lewis Room
November 7, 2014 Dr. Stephan Bradley introduces Remember the Titains Film/Speaker  TBA  TBA
November 10, 2014 Carondolet Lecture by Fr. Bryan Massingale

Presentation

Unconscious Racial Bliss and the Challenge of Solidarity: Catholic Social Teaching Post-Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and. . . 

Event is open to the public.
Questions about this event?

Contact mbgallagher@fontbonne.edu

7:00 PM Doerr Chapel
November 11, 2014 Fontbonne Faculty: Reflections on Race, Racial Justice, and the Disciplines Panel 7:00 PM Lewis Room
November 20, 2014 Motown:  the Musical

Event

An off-campus theatre event, tour of the Fox Theatre, and discussion of Motown's position on the civil rights movement

1:00 PM Fabulous Fox Theatre
November 20, 2014 Fontbonne Community Conversations on Peace & Justice---topic:  TBA Discussion 3:30 PM Lewis Room
November 22, 2014 St. Louis Civil Rightsn & Tour* Event/Speaker 1:00-5:00 PM Leave from Fontbonne
December
December 2, 2014 Civil Rights Then and Now:  Michael McMillan of the Urban League & Guest

Event/Speaker

Event is open to the public.
Questions about this event?
Contact hnorton@fontbonne.edu

7:00 PM Lewis Room
December 4, 2014 Black Rep: A Raisin in the Sun

Event

An off-campus theatre event to see an iconic play.

7:00 PM The Black Rep (Harris-Stowe)
December 4, 2014 Fontbonne Community Conversations on Peace & Justice---topic:  TBA Discussion 3:30 PM Lewis Room

*New date