Hooks Calendar of Events: 2013

October 2013

October 24

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.


October 11

Rotary Club of Memphis Central Meeting

Rotarian Guest: Daphene R. McFerren, Director
Holiday Inn University, 12:00pm

September 2013

September 26

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

March 2013

March 19

malcolmxThe Hooks Institute National Book Award

Lecture by Zaheer Ali
University of Memphis, University Center Theater (UC145), 5:30pm reception | 6:00pm lecture

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.

February 2013

February 27

Black Scholars Unlimited presents, Igniting Excitement

University of Memphis, University Center River Room, 2:00pm-4:00pm

February 22

Diversity and Pre Law Day, Featuring "Hill Harper"

University of Memphis, Downtown Law School, 8:30am-3:15pm

February 19

An Evening with BET and CNN Anchor T.J. Holmes

University of Memphis, University Center Theater, 7:00pm

February 15

Freedom Ball and Mahogany Award

University of Memphis, University Center Ballroom | 7:00pm

February 12

Norma Brewer Lecture

Featuring Callie Crossley, Producer of Eyes on the Prize
University of Memphis, University Center Theater | 6:00pm

February 7

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.

February 4

Fox 13 covers Duty of the Hour and interviews Daphene McFerren

February 4

hooksdescioseDuty 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 bhievents@memphis.edu by Jan. 31.

February 2013

Duty of the Hour | Black Maria Film Festival

32nd Annual Black Maria Film and Video Festival
Jersey City, New Jersey