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Civil Rights Series: ‘Slavery by Another Name’ on Sunday

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Arts and Literature, Diversity, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Libraries, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by UMKC Libraries.] UMKC Libraries presents the acclaimed film Slavery by Another Name at 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at Miller Nichols Learning Center, 800 E. 51st St., Jeannette Nichols Forum.

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Artist and Curator Will Discuss Jazz Museum Exhibit

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Libraries

[The following was provided by the UMKC Libraries.] The American Jazz Museum visiting curator Sonie’ Joi Ruffin and artist Glenn North will discuss the art and inspiration of the “Convergence: Jazz, Dance, and the Visual Arts”

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Urban Education and Community Forum Set for April 17

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Announcement, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Research, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Elizabeth (Beth) Harry, Ph.D., a special educator and professor at the University of Miami, will be the keynote speaker for the 2014 Urban Education and Community Forum presented by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education.

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Artist Aaron Dworkin to be Honored at UMKC

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Academic programs, Academic units, Affiliated groups, Announcement, Arts and Literature, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Staff, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.] Artist and performer Aaron Dworkin, 2005 MacArthur Fellow, former National Arts Policy Committee member, and founder of the Sphinx Organization, is the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Conservatory of Music and Dance’s inaugural Musical Bridges Francis Family Foundation Fellow.

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Civil Rights Series: ‘The Loving Story’ on Feb. 23

February 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Diversity, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the UMKC Libraries.] UMKC Libraries presents the acclaimed film ‘The Loving Story‘, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2 – 4 p.m. at the Miller Nichols Learning Center, Jeannette Nichols Forum, 800 E. 51st Street. The discussion following the film will be led by

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Library Event Feb. 6 Offers Plot Twist on Literary Criticism

February 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Arts and Literature, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Libraries

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The Writers at Work Roundtable and the UMKC English Department are offering a twist on a familiar situation. At 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6 at the Central Library, 14 West 10th Street, book critic John Freeman will find himself on the receiving end […]

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Pre-Retirement Planning Seminars

January 27th, 2014 · Comments Off · Human Resources, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia

[The following was submitted by Human Resources] Pre-retirement planning seminars will be offered from 3-5 p.m., Feb. 12, May 22, and Sept. 24 in the Telepresence Room of the Administrative Center.

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Film Screening and Discussion of “American Promise”

January 27th, 2014 · Comments Off · Diversity, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia

[The following was submitted by the School of Education’s Urban Education Research Center] The University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Black Studies Program, the School of Education’s Urban Education Research Center and KCPT will host a screening of and community conversation about the documentary “American Promise.” 

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Join the African American Read In – Feb. 19

January 27th, 2014 · Comments Off · Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Libraries

[The following was submitted by the UMKC Libraries] Joining more than a million readers nationwide, University of Missouri-Kansas City University Libraries celebrates Black History Month by participating in the 24th National African American Read In, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Feb. 19, in the Miller Nichols Library’s iX Theatre.

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Chancellor’s Leadership Series: Discussion and Workshop Feb. 10

January 27th, 2014 · Comments Off · Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia

[The following was submitted by the Chancellor’s Office] Bob Bontrager and Bruce Clemetsen who will share their process of developing and invigorating a Dual Admission program between a two-year community college and a partner four-year university during an upcoming Chancellor’s Leadership Series workshop.

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