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Lecture by Sarah Teets, “The Liberation of Black Earth: What Indigenous and Black Agricultural Movements Can Teach”

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

Dr. Sarah Teets will speak about what people can learn from the indigenous and Black agricultural movements in America. She will also talk about the parallels between Solon's poetry and North American indigenous approaches to the land. Teets is currently a post-doctoral fellow and lecturer at the University of Virginia. This event is free and […]

Free

Lecture by Dr. Anna Baeth: “LGBTQ Inclusion and Allyship in Sport”

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

Dr. Anna Baeth, director of research for Athlete Ally, discusses pressing issues facing LGBTQ athletes, as well as ways to foster inclusion and combat discrimination in sport. This event is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the gender studies program.

Free

Lecture by Kelley Deetz and Cheyney McKnight: “History as Power: Racial Reconciliation and Restorative Justice through Storytelling”

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

Join us on campus with Dr. Kelley Deetz and Cheyney McKnight as they discuss how they use storytelling to change public perceptions of the history and legacy of slavery and race in America. They will focus on food, cooking, and historic kitchens to help improve our understanding of America's past culture.

Free

Lecture by Dr. Deborah Tannen: “She Said/He Said/They Said: Women and Men Talking”

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

Dr. Deborah Tannen has studied how ways of talking can be different between men and women and how these differences can affect conversations and relationships. For example, they can affect what is happening at home or in the classroom. They also might influence relationships with friends or family members. And, possibly change how someone interacts […]

Free

Reading by David Mills

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

Poet and actor David Mills, author of "Boneyarn," will read from his work. A Q&A and book signing will follow the reading.

Free

Lecture by Dr. Owen C. Cardwell Jr.: “Toward a Pedagogy of a Beloved Community”

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center

Dr. Owen C. Cardwell Jr. is the Rosel Schewel Distinguished Professor for Education and co-director of the Center for Education and Leadership. His lecture will help educators, including community members without formal teaching roles, connect the Beloved Community to education today.

Free

Persons needing accommodations for disabilities at a University of Lynchburg event should contact the Center for Accessibility and Disability Resources at least one week before the event.