Upcoming Events

Angelique Kidjo.

Angélique Kidjo Performance

Friday, March 23

8:00 p.m.
Alys Stephens Center

Grammy Award-winning Beninese singer-songwriter and women’s and girls’ rights activist. Co-sponsored with the Alys Stephens Center.

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Giving Voice to the Voiceless – Violins of Hope Student Presentations

Wednesday, April 11

9:30-10:30 a.m. and 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Alys Stephens Center

Free and open to all students, preregistration required.


Social Spotlight Film Festival

Social Spotlight Film Festival

Thursday, April 12

5:00 p.m.: A Place at the Table
7:30 p.m.: Solitary
Hill Student Center Alumni Theater

The 1st Annual Social Spotlight Film Series provides a space for students, faculty, and staff, and community members to watch and discuss important social justice issues surrounding their community. This year, we will show “A Place at the Table” and “Solitary” and host a discussion with filmmaker Kristi Jackson.

Presented By: The Office of Service Learning and Undergraduate Research, the Institute for Human Rights, Student Affairs, the Department of Criminal Justice, and the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

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Violins of Hope

Saturday, April 14

7:00 p.m.
Alys Stephens Center

Co-sponsored with Violins of Hope-Birmingham.

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Roberta Kaplan and Joshua Matz on LGBTQ Rights and Religious Freedom - RESCHEDULED


6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Presentation by Robbie Kaplan and Joshua Matz, civil rights lawyers, Kaplan & Company.

Co-sponsored with the One in Our Blood project (supported by the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA) and the Birmingham Museum of Art).

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