Conference for American Indian Women of Proud Nations
The American Indian Center is hosting the fifth annual Conference for American Indian Women of Proud Nations on Sept. 15-16 at Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley in Raleigh, N.C.
The conference theme, “Women: Redefining Traditional Roles,” focuses on the changing roles of American Indian women today as they strive to incorporate indigenous cultural traditions with contemporary roles and responsibilities.
PlayMakers Repertory Company performs “The Parchman Hour”
Oct. 26-Nov. 13
In the fiery first months of America’s civil rights movement, waves of young people, mostly college students, rode buses into the heart of the Deep South. Many were brutally attacked, arrested, and imprisoned in Mississippi’s notorious Parchman Farm Penitentiary, where they invented an ingenious pastime to help them endure.
Exhibition features work by Cornelio Campos
Sept. 8-Oct. 15
“Sueños Americanos/American Dreams,” an exhibition of works by painter Cornelio Campos, is on display through Oct. 15 in the FedEx Global Education Center on the UNC campus.
Art, films, lectures, history to highlight fall at Stone Center
“The Civil Rights Struggle, African American GIs and Germany,” is the title of an exhibition that opened Sept. 8 at UNC’s Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History .
The exhibition of 54 photos, cartoons and political posters–illustrating how American and German history became intertwined in the struggle for civil rights–will be the first in an array of free, public programs this fall at the center, 150 South Road. “Legacy, Tradition and the Black Experience” is a semester theme.
Hispanic Heritage Month
Sept. 15-Oct. 15
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Black Alumni Reunion
Held during Homecoming Weekend. For more information, visit the General Alumni Association Reunion page.
American Indian Heritage Month
For more information, visit the American Indian Center.