Events

Each term African and African American Studies sponsors the Angelina Weld Grimké lecture series and at least one additional event or lecture.


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Angelina Weld Grimké (February 27, 1880 – June 10, 1958) was the first African American female student to attend the Carleton Academy, a preparatory school that was a part of the college campus from 1866 to 1906.  She went on to be an American journalist, teacher, playwright and poet who came to prominence during the Harlem Renaissance; she was one of the first African-American women to have a play publicly performed.  A list of previous Grimke Lectures can be found here.


 

Nov 4

SOARS performance in the Great Hall

From site: Coalition of Women of Color

Story of a Rape Survivor (SOARS) is a performance about one woman’s journey to reclaim her body, sexuality, spirituality, and self esteem after being sexual assaulted in college. Performed by a diverse cast of women and featuring photographs taken by her sister during the recovery process, SOARS uses modern dance, spoken-word, and music to educate the public about sexual violence and to ease the shame, guilt, and self-blame that rape victims too often feel with a story of hope and healing

Thursday, November 4th, 2010
7:00 pm / Great Hall

Sponsored by Coalition of Women of Color. Contact: Shantrice N. King