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HOOKS INSTITUTE 2010 EVENTS

DECEMBER 2010

Dec. 1   Deadline for nominations for Benjamin L. Hooks Institute Book Award
Winner receives $1,000 and will deliver an on-campus address.  This award will go to the book published in 2010 that best furthers understanding of the American Civil Rights Movement and its legacy.

NOVEMBER 2010

Nov. 11

 

Scholars in Critical Race Studies Meeting
Readings and Discussion of the text by Graduate Association of African American History (GAAAH) Conference Keynote Speaker Leon Litwack, PhD, History, Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley:
How Free is Free?: The Long Death of Jim Crow
University Center 308, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm.

Dr. Litwack will deliver the keynote address at 6:00 p.m. at the University Center Ballroom, University of Memphis campus.

OCTOBER 2010

Oct. 14

 

Hooks Institute Scholars in Critical Race Studies Meeting
Viewing of play: Joe Turner's Come and Gone by August Wilson
The Hattiloo Theatre, Memphis, TN, 7:30 pm

Oct. 28

  Hooks Institute Staff Lunch Meeting with the officers of U of M Registered Student Organizations.

SEPTEMBER 2010

Sept. 1

 

Scholars in Critical Race Studies Meeting
Viewing of Franz Fanon Film
University Center Room 304, University of Memphis,
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sept. 14

 

Memorial Tribute to the Late Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks and The Hooks Institute's Annual Open House
Michael D. Rose Theatre, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, 5:30 pm

               Memorial Tribute to Dr. Hooks

JUNE 2010

June 23                  

          

"Legacies of Great Problem Solvers:   Dr. Hooks and West Tennessee Civil Rights Activists."
Lecture by Daphene R. McFerren, Hooks Director
African American Summer Institute sponsored by Memphis City Schools
Patterson Hall, University of Memphis, 10:00 am

June 28

 

"Legacies of Great Problem Solvers:   Dr. Hooks and West Tennessee Civil Rights Activists."
Lecture by Daphene R. McFerren, Hooks Director. African American Summer Institute sponsored by Memphis City Schools
Hollis F. Price Library, LeMoyne-Owen College, Memphis, TN, 10:00 am

APRIL 2010

April 4

  Daphene R. McFerren, Hooks Director, interviews with Ben Watson, Reporter, regarding the Hooks Institute's 2010 Conference:  Education as a Civil Right and Economic Driver: Empowering Individuals for the 21st Century and Beyond, April 8-9, 2010
WMC-TV 5, Memphis, TN, 9:00 am

April 7

 

Daphene R. McFerren, Hooks Director, interviews with Good Morning Memphis regarding the Hooks Institute's 2010 Conference, Education as a Civil Right and Economic Driver:  Empowering Individuals for the 21st Century and Beyond, April 8-9, 2010
FOX 13 News, Memphis, TN, 9:00 am

April 8-9                    

  Education as a Civil Right and Economic Driver
Annual Conference held by the Hooks Institute
The Keynote Address will be conducted by Steve Perry, founder of the Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, CT, contributor to Essence Magazine, and featured on CNN's Black in America.

MARCH 2010

March 3

 

Luncheon with Tennessee State Legislators to Introduce the Hooks Institute's Conference, Education as a Civil Right and Economic Driver, April 8-9, 2010
State Capitol, Nashville, TN

FEBRUARY 2010

Feb. 11   "Black, Jews, Civil Rights: Conflict and Communion"
Lecture by Eric Sundquist, Foundation Professor of Literature at UCLA
University of Memphis, 7:00 pm
Sponsored by the Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities at the University of Memphis. Hooks Institute, Co-Sponsor

Feb. 17

  Overcoming:  The Hidden History of Katrina's Fury and of Our Future
D'Ann Penner, PhD, Winner of the 2009 Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust Leadership in Journalism Award for Overcoming Katrina: African American Voices from the Crescent City and Beyond, co-authored with Keith C. Ferdinand and featuring a foreword by Jimmy Carter
Michael D. Rose Theatre, University of Memphis, 7:00 pm

Feb. 24

 

"The Lessons of Overcoming Katrina: Implications for the Future of New Orleans"
D'Ann Penner, PhD, Winner of the 2009 Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust Leadership in Journalism Award for Overcoming Katrina: African American Voices from the Crescent City and Beyond, co-authored with Keith C. Ferdinand and featuring a foreword by Jimmy Carter
Judiciary Committee Hearing Room, 2237 Rayburn House Office Building, 2nd Floor
United States Capitol, Washington, DC

JANUARY 2010

Jan. 15

  "A Legacy That Lives"
Daphene R. McFerren, Hooks Institute, Keynote Speaker, and Ken Reardon, PhD, Director of Graduate Program in City & Regional Planning at the University of Memphis
28th Anniversary of the Mid-South Peace & Justice Center at Bridges, Memphis TN, 6:00 pm

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