Mural Detail: Water Writes Colombia, Artists: Bastardilla, Ark, Noble and Yoshi, a project of the Estria Foundation
27th annual UNH Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute, "Art as Resistance and Remembrance," examining justice through the arts
Shadows Fall North, film followed by discussion
Produced by The UNH Center for the Humanities, in collaboration with Atlantic Media Productions, Shadows Fall North traces the discovery of the African Burying Ground in Portsmouth and asks what it is like for persons of color living in NH today, long after the era of slavery. For more information on documentary
Wildcat Agents of Change: A Snapshot
After the unveiling of the wall, Wildcat alum will discuss key changes that have been made on campus that impact college culture. Hot Chocolate reception to follow.
|Day of Service
Sat, Feb 11, 10am-1pm
MUB Rm 334-336 and 338/340
The Rev. Dr. King once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?" We will be honoring his vision by hosting numerous projects benefiting the greater community. Event sponsored by Office of Community Service and Learning.
|Just Because We're Magic: Creative Writing Workshop on Liberation
Wed, Feb 15, 3:30-5pm, MUB Theater II
Using science fiction as a form of creative resistance, participants will learn how to produce short fiction, indulging the imagination to tell stories of victory over systems of oppression. Word artists Janae Johnson and Porsha O, will facilitate this workshop.
Action through Art: A Call to Action in Spoken Word Poetry with
Readings and discussion with World Poetry Slam Champions Porsha Olayiwola and Janae Johnson. More info on speakers
Spiritual Celebration - Honoring Unsung Heroes
Through music, poetry and reflection, our 2017 inter-faith spiritual celebration remembers those who have worked to bring us justice yet are often made invisible. Bring names of your heroes; come honor them with us and join a meditation on the lives of those who have resisted oppression and worked for the right of all to be treated with dignity and respect.
|Ken Nwadike "Free Hugs Project"
Wed, Feb 22, 7-8:00pm, Q & A to follows
MUB Strafford Rm
Ken Nwadike, CEO of Superhero Events, is continuing the nonviolent movement of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with his mission of the Free Hugs Project to spread love, inspire change and raise awareness of social issues. A homeless person in high school, Ken ran track and made the most of his experience. Now he's paying it forward by fundrasing for other homeless student athletes. More info about the project
Note: all events mentioned above are open to students, staff, faculty and area residents and are free of charge.
Request for ASL interpreter requires two week notice. If you have a disability requiring accommodations, please call (603) 862-2607 for assistance TTY: 800-735-2964 or 7-1-1.
All events are mobile chair accessible.
Center for Humanities, Discovery Program, Diversity Student Support Coalition, Graduate School, Office of Affirmative Action & Equity, Office of Community, Equity and Diversity, Office of Community Service and Learning, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, MUB Current Lecture Series, Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, President's Commission on the Status of People of Color and Social Justice Leadership Project.
Durham Community Church, Chaplain's Association, Counseling Center, COLA, Communications and Public Affairs, Department of Education, Department of Music, Freedom Cafe, Health Services, Waysmeet Center