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- 10/28/2014 - 6:00 p.m.
Art Exhibit Opening Reception: My Voice: Speaking Through the Silence
<p><img alt="" height="100" src="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/2014-09-22_1536.jpg" width="100" /></p> <p>My Voice: Speaking Through the Silence, The Art by Dayo</p> <p>During a recent illness, Dayo completely lost her audible voice. Determined to be heard, she returned to her gift, Art. This exhibit is a testimony of her spiritual and natural journey through not only this year of voiceless ness, but her life as a visual elocutionist. Join Dayo and her son, Dancer/ Choreographer, Malik as they converse through Visual Art and Dance. Her exhibit will be on display through Friday, December 5.</p> Read More...
- 11/04/2014 - 12:00 p.m.
BCC Book Club: Desegregating Private Higher Education in the South
<p><img alt="" height="100" src="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/Williamsd-100.jpg" width="100" /></p> <p>BCC Book Club: Desegregating Private Higher Education in the South: Duke, Emory, Rice, Tulane, and Vanderbilt, by Melissa Kean</p> <p>The BCC welcomes you to join us in a book discussion led by David Williams, Vice Chancellor for University affairs and Athletics.</p> Read More...
- 11/11/2014 - 7:30 p.m.
International Lens Film: The Barber of Birmingham
<p><span><img alt="" height="100" src="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/2014-08-14_1430.jpg" width="100" /></span></p> <p><span>Free and <span>Open to the Public</span></span></p> <p><span><span>Location: Sarratt Cinema (<a href="http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&t=k&om=1&msa=0&msid=105732721498059964437.00047d89e27862c8c0e46&ll=36.148999,-86.802807&spn=0.009097,0.015364&z=16&iwloc=00047d8a3056d153f348a">Google map of this location</a>) </span></span></p> <p>Presented by: Frank Dobson, Director of the Black Cultural Center</p> <p>USA (2011) Dirs: Robin Fryday and Gail Dolgin.</p> <p>Eighty five-year-old Mr. Armstrong, an African American barber in Birmingham, Alabama, experiences the manifestation of an unimaginable dream: the election of the first African American president. This colorful and courageous activist of the Civil Rights era casts his vote, celebrates Obama’s victory and proudly unfurls the American flag a… Read More...
- 12/03/2014 - 12:00 p.m.
Annual BCC Pre-Kwanzaa Luncheon
<p><img alt="" height="100" src="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/Kwanzaar.jpg" width="100" /></p> <p>Please come out and join us as Thandiwe Shiphrah, an accomplished poet and visual artist, leads our pre-Kwanzaa observance, discussing the significance of Kwanzaa through prose and poetry. She is the author of the book, Leftover Light: Poems, and numerous other pieces. We will also be featuring a dance performance by Malik and the art of Dayo.</p> <p> </p> Read More...
- 12/03/2014 - 6:00 p.m.
HIV Awareness Week: 'Redefining Illness' Panel
<p>A Real Talk-style panel about what it means to live positively and roadblocks to living positively.<br /><br />HIV is not AIDS.<br />HIV is not a death sentence.<br />Know your status.<br />Get tested.<br />Know your resources.<br />Think outside the rainbow.</p> <p>This panel is aimed at providing a space for the voices of real people living with HIV and how their lives have changed, what they've struggled with, and how they continue to live positively. Learning outcomes: attendees will leave with the knowledge that HIV is not AIDS (both from a biological perspective and a lived experience perspective), what living positively is, and that HIV is not a death sentence. The panel will stress the importance of knowing your status, knowing your resources, getting tested, and thinking outside the rainbow.<br /><br />Nashville CARES speakers will comprise the panel.</p> <p><a href="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/admin/anchorlink.vanderbilt.edu/images/W460xL600/0/noshadow/Event/ff4af31483f… Read More...
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