Shaun Spencer-Hester, daughter of famed Tuskegee Airman Chauncey Edward Spencer Sr. and granddaughter of Harlem Renaissance poet Anne Spencer, will share memories of her family and pay tribute to their legacy.
Film presented as part of Black History Month at LC.
Red Tails, featuring Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr., Ne Yo, Nate Parker, and Method Man.
Event precedes Shaun Spencer-Hester's talk on Feb. 12. The film recounts the first African-American fighter pilots in WWII, which included Shaun Spencer's father, Chauncey Spencer.
Byron Motley will share stories about his father, Bob, one of the only living umpires from the Negro Baseball League.
For more than 50 years, the Kansas City Monarchs, the Chicago American Giants, the St. Louis Stars, the Birmingham Black Barons, the Homestead Grays, and the Indianapolis Clowns were the Yankees, Cardinals, and Red Sox of black baseball in America.
Children's art workshop, led by Kristin Reiber Harris, adjunct professor of art.
Charcoal as a drawing tool has been around for a very long time. It was probably used in some of the first efforts humans made to make art...cave paintings!
This charcoal drawing workshop is designed for ages 6 to 12 and is limited to 10 children.
Pre-registration is required.
434.544.8349 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Guest speaker will be Eben Alexander, MD, neurosurgeon and author of Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey through the Afterlife.
Topic: "What does the phenomenon of consciousness reveal about free will?"
Senior Symposium will feature Cory Booker, 36th Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, giving his 2012 Standford University Commencement speech via YouTube.
Topic: A conspiracy of love
"Dire predictions: Understanding global warming" will be presented by Dr. Michael Mann, professor of meteorology and Director of the Earth System Science Center at Penn State University.
Taylor Thompson '14 and Laura Dupuy, Director of Lynchburg Neighborhood Development Corporation, will talk on "Homelessness in Lynchburg."
Dr. Christopher Bakken, associate professor and Chair of English, Allegheny College, will present "From Greece to the garage: Case studies in subversive eating."