Hooks Calendar of Events: 2013
The Hooks Institute 2012 National Book Award Lecture
Dr. Martha Biondi, The Black Revolution on Campus
University of Memphis, University Center (River Room), 1:00pm lunch, 1:30pm lecture.
Rotary Club of Memphis Central Meeting
Rotarian Guest: Daphene R. McFerren, Director
Holiday Inn University, 12:00pm
The Hooks Institute Annual Open House
Civil Right s at the Crossroads: Voting, Affirmative Action in Higher Education, and the Trayvon Martin Verdict
University of Memphis, Michael D. Rose Theatre | 4:30pm reception | 5:00pm Panel Discussion
The Hooks Institute National Book Award
Lecture by Zaheer Ali
University of Memphis, University Center Theater (UC145), 5:30pm reception | 6:00pm
Zaheer Ali was the project manager and principal researcher for the late Dr. Marable
Manning's Malcom X: A Life of Reinvention.
For more information regarding Zaheer Ali, click here.
Black Scholars Unlimited presents, Igniting Excitement
University of Memphis, University Center River Room, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Diversity and Pre Law Day, Featuring "Hill Harper"
University of Memphis, Downtown Law School, 8:30am-3:15pm
An Evening with BET and CNN Anchor T.J. Holmes
University of Memphis, University Center Theater, 7:00pm
Freedom Ball and Mahogany Award
University of Memphis, University Center Ballroom | 7:00pm
Norma Brewer Lecture
Featuring Callie Crossley, Producer of Eyes on the Prize
University of Memphis, University Center Theater | 6:00pm
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
The Marcus Orr Center for the Humanities presents, Isabel Wilkerson, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author.
University of Memphis, Michael D. Rose Threatre | 6:00pm reception | 6:30pm lecture
Wilkerson describes one of the great under-reported stories of twentieth century American history: the "Great Migration" of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North.
Fox 13 covers Duty of the Hour and interviews Daphene McFerren
Duty of the Hour Screening
University of Memphis, Michael D. Rose Threatre, 5:30pm
A free public showing of Duty of the Hour, a documentary on the life of the late Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks. Memphis Mayor A C Wharton will introduce the film. Duty of the Hour is a production of the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the University of Memphis.
This event is free and open to the public; however, RSVPs are required. They should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by Jan. 31.
Duty of the Hour | Black Maria Film Festival
32nd Annual Black Maria Film and Video Festival
Jersey City, New Jersey