Frederick Douglass Power Of Words Festival

Festival of Events - Friday, September 21, and Saturday, September 22

Friday, September 21

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Edit-a-thon: Learn to edit and share information about human rights activists and social justice issues on Wikipedia. Angela Pratesi, Fine and Performing Arts Librarian. Rod Library 324.

12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. | “Violence Prevention Training.” Alan Heisterkamp, Director of UNI Center for Violence Prevention. Rod Library 301.

12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. | “Take Back the Story.” Sashay Carroll. UNI student-led. Rod Library 287.

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. | “Family Separation: A Racialized Human Rights Issue.” Prof. Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn, Prof. Carissa Froyum, and Prof. Ashleigh Kysar-Moon. Rod Library 301.

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. | “Black Panther and Black Excellence.” Prof. Shuaib Meacham. Rod Library 287.

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. | “Divisions Between Douglass and White Evangelicals."  Prof. Cara Burnidge. Rod Library 378.

2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. | “White Savior Complex.” Anna Patch. UNI student-led. Rod Library 301.

2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. | “Uprising Magazine & Humanize My Hoodie.” Kennedy Elliott. UNI student-led. Rod Library 373.

2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. | “Tolerance and Unity through African American Storytelling." Prof. Chris Ogbandah. Rod Library 378.

3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. | “Words Matter: Place Health and Environment.” PIEER student organization-led. Rod Library 373.

3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. | “Iowa Civil Rights Trail.” Charles Pearson, Civil Rights Historian and Activist. Rod Library 301.

4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. | “LatinX in Higher Education.” Student organization-led. Rod Library 287.

4:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m. | “The Inhumanity of Mass Incarceration.” Sue Hutchins, Life Beyond Bars. Rod Library 301.

4:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m. | “Hip-Hop Literacy.” Prof. Shuaib Meacham and Lamont Muhammad. Dichotomy, Rod Library.

 

Saturday, September 22

12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. | “Border Crossing Simulation.” Prof. Jennifer Cooley and UNI students. Center for Multicultural Education, Maucker Union.

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. | “UNI Forensic Showcase.” Prof. Sade Barfield and UNI students. Rod Library 301.

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. | “Performance Slam.” Rod Library Youth Collection (3rd floor).

2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. | “Douglass Speech Showcase.” Rod Library 301.

3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. | “The White Savior Complex.” Anna Patch. Rod Library 301.

3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. | “Coming Together Through Core.” CORE. Rod Library 287.