Hooks Calendar of Events: 2008

DECEMBER 2008

December 12

Hooks Institute Reception

At the Law Offices of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz (Washington, DC)


NOVEMBER 2008

November 13

Multicultural Memphis Breakfast

Theme: Multiculturalism and Education
University of Memphis, Holiday Inn, 7:30am-9:00am
Sponsored by Leadership Memphis, The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change, City of Memphis, Advent Enterprises, Inc., Facing History and Ourselves, and the Memphis City Schools


OCTOBER 2008

October 26

Telling the Stories of Fayette County, TN: Virtual and Geographic Communities

A panel discussion featuring Dr. Leigh Ann Duck, Dr. Loel Kim, and Donna Pope.
Gandhi King Conference on Peacemaking
Christian Brothers University (Memphis, TN)


October 21-November 25

Common Cents: A Personal Money Management Workshop

5:45pm–6:45pm
Please contact the Hooks Institute for classroom locations at the University of Memphis


October 16-November 20

Common Cents: A Personal Money Management Workshop

5:45pm–6:45pm
Please contact the Hooks Institute for classroom locations at the University of Memphis


October 16

Channel 3's "Live at 9:00" at Peabody Place (Memphis, TN)

Interview with Daphene and Viola McFerren regarding the premiere of the documentary, "Freedom's Front Line: Fayette County, Tennessee"


October 16

Documentary: Freedom's Front Line: Fayette County, Tennessee

WKNO- Television (Memphis, TN) at 8:00pm


October 2 - 4

RICHARD WRIGHT CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

Sponsored by The Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities, The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change, African and African American Studies Program, and the Communications Department


October 2 at 6:30pm
Julia Wright, Keynote Address
Fogelman Executive Center

October 3 at 1:30pm
Panel Discussion on Richard Wright: Tyler Stovall, Abdul Janmohamed, and Joyce Ann Joyce
Fogelman Executive Center.

October 3 at 6:30pm
Performing Richard Wright: Reginald Brown
Fogelman Executive Center


SEPTEMBER 2008

September 30

Eyewitness News Takes You to Money School

Report on the RISE Foundation Course, "Common Cents: A Personal Money Management Workshop" sponsored by the Hooks Institute. Report by Joyce Stevenson, ABC 24/CW 30, Eyewitness News (Memphis, TN)


September 19

The Federal Communications Commission (Washington, DC), and Hooks Institute, Forum on the Digital Television Transition, FCC

Commissioner Deborah Taylor Tate, Keynote Speaker
University of Memphis, Panhellenic Building Ballroom, 384 Patterson Street, 1:00pm-2:30pm


September 12

Hooks Institute Annual Open House

Presentation of Hooks Institute Initiatives to faculty and community members.
University of Memphis, Rose Theatre, Entertainment Lobby, 1:00pm


September 4 - October 9

Common Cents: A Personal Money Management Workshop

5:45pm–6:45pm
Please contact the Hooks Institute for classroom locations at the University of Memphis


September 2-October 7

Common Cents: A Personal Money Management Workshop

5:45pm–6:45pm
Please contact the Hooks Institute for classroom locations at the University of Memphis


FEBRUARY 2008

February 20

Institute Luncheon

Introduce faculty and students to the work of the Hooks Institute