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One Book 2017-2018: March ( book 3): One Book Events

Artist and Speaker Series

Join us for the Artist & Lecture Series:

Bree Newsome: Artist, Activist

Date: Feb. 22, 2018 @ 7 pm

Bree Newsome

Bree Newsome - Activist

Local Events

Check out some of these local events relevant to our One Book:

Two Trains Running by August Wilson at The Seattle Rep January 12 - Feb 11

  • Wilson's play focuses on the Civil Rights Movement in 1969

Equity & Difference: Rights - Lecture Series @ University of Washington

  • Wed. Oct. 4, 2017: "Civil Rights Challenges We All Face" by Megan Ming Francis, Associate Professor of Political Science, UW

Winter Qtr. Film Program: Passage at St. Augustine

Winter Quarter Events:

Winter Film and Discussion Program

Wednesday, January 17 1:00 - 3:00 in SU Grand Hall:

Clennon L King, Filmmaker

Passage at St. Augustine: The 1964 Black Lives Matter Movement that Transformed America : An Award-Winning Documentary & Discussion Program on Race and History in America

Passage at St Augustine

One Book Events @ GRC

Fall Quarter Events:

Brown Bag Lunch Discussion Series
Tuesdays at noon (til 12:50) in SH110:

Tuesday, Oct. 10:

Comics in the Classroom - Richard Potsubay & James Pyle (English)

An interactive, hands-on workshop in which participants will analyze the literary qualities of the rich, densely textured narrative form of graphic texts

Tuesday, Nov. 14:

History of the Civil Rights Movement - Brazell Carter (History)

An examination of the Civil Rights movement: its roots, significant events leading into 1960s, the Kennedys, divisions within Civil Rights groups, and the legacy of Civil Rights Movement today

Tuesday, Nov. 28:

The Philosophy of Civil Disobedience - Rebeka Ferreira (Philosophy)

A discussion which aims to answer the following questions: What makes a breach of law an act of civil disobedience? When is civil disobedience morally justified? How should the law respond to people who engage in civil disobedience?