events

Book Study "The Meaning of Freedom" by Angela Davis

In anticipation of Angela Davis coming to speak at the MLK Jr. Celebration Dinner on January 29th, join us in a discussion over her book, "The Meaning of Freedom".  This book study sponsored by the Office of Institutional Equity, CSTL, and the MLK Committee is open to faculty, staff, and students.

Date: January 16, 2020  (see times/locations below)

Time:  11 am - 12 pm
Location: River Campus Seminary Conference Room
        OR
Time:  12 - 1 pm
Location: Dempster, Room 102
        OR
Time: 1 - 2 pm
Location: Kent Library, Room KL311

The Porch Light Project

Porch lights reduce crime and increase safety in neighborhoods.  Thanks to a generous donation from Ameren UE, 500 engery efficient light bulbs are coming our way!  We will bring to your door OR you can pick up on 1-18-20 at the following location:

Date: January 18, 2020
Time: 2-4 pm
Location: St. James AME Church, 516 North Street, Cape Girardeau, MO, 573-334-9119, stjamescape@gmail.com.

Civil Rights Icons: The Lives & Activism of Martin Luther King, Jr. & Angela Davis

Join us for a discussion of the impact Drs. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Angela Davis have made upon the Civil Rights Movement from the mid-20th Century to the present. Panelists will include Cape Girardeau-based community activists, students, and scholars who will take questions from attendees after a short colloquium on topics ranging from anti-poverty advocacy and civil disobedience to second amendment rights and direct response to military action abroad.

Date: January 23, 2020
Time: 6 pm
Location: Cape Girardeau Public Library

Michael Davis Lecture

The speaker is Kyra Joiner, Sports Marketing Consultant overseeing national partnerships across the NBA and WNBA.  Alumni of Southeast Missouri State University.  Sponsored by the Department of Mass Media.

Date: February 3, 2020
Time: 6 pm
Location: Rose Theatre, Grauel Building

Book Study "The Meaning of Freedom" by Angela Davis

Join us in a discussion of her book, "The Meaning of Freedom".  This book study sponsored by the Office of Institutional Equity, CSTL, and the MLK Committee is open to faculty, staff, and students.

Date: February 5, 2020  (see times/locations below)

Time: 11 am - 12 pm
Location: River Campus Seminary Conference Room
        OR
Time:  12 - 1 pm
Location: Dempster, Room 102
        OR
Time: 1 - 2 pm
Location: Kent Library, Room KL311

National Black History Month Celebration Program

Program will consist of musical, oratorical, and theatrical performances.

Date: February 23, 2020
Time: 6 pm
Location: St. James AME Church, 516 North Street, Cape Girardeau, MO

African American History of Southeast Missouri: Exhibit and Reception

Sponsored by: Department of History & Anthropology, Diversity Committee, and Kent Library Special Collections & Archives.

Date: February 28, 2020
Time: 12 - 2 pm
Location:  University Center Lobby and Program Lounge, 388 Henderson Ave., Cape Girardeau, MO

Movie and Discussion: Hidden Figures (2016)

Rated PG. Drama/ History. Running time: 2h 7m. This event is sponsored by the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity and the Black Student Union.

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Contact

573.651.2626
mlkcommittee@semo.edu
Academic Hall Room 010-011
MLK Celebration
One University Plaza, MS 3375
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701