February 25, 2011 at 7:00pm at the Bama Theater – Freedom Riders Special Preview Screening
Reception to begin at 7:00pm and film screening at 7:30pm. The author of Freedom Riders, Ray Arsenault, will introduce the film.
March 1, 2011 at 7:00pm in the Morgan Hall Auditorium – Tim Wise Lecture: Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama (This event is ticketed but is free and open to all! Tickets may be ordered online at www.crimsonartstickets.com.)
Tim Wise will also be holding a workshop for UA faculty and graduate students: Beyond Diversity: Challenging Racism in an Age of Backlash, March 1, 2011 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm in 205 Gorgas. (This event is also ticketed but is free and open to all! Tickets may be ordered online at www.crimsonartstickets.com.)
April 15-17, 2011 – Ladyfest is a festival of arts and activism, where bands, artists, and attendees discuss political issues, trade or sell feminist arts and crafts, attend performances, and work on political and artistic organizing.
Ladyfest, a festival of music, art, literature, and activism (with something for feminists of all ages), promotes feminist empowerment through cultural and artistic performances, skill-building workshops, networking opportunities, and organizing events. Ladyfest takes place in different parts of the country and in other countries each year and is organized locally.