September Events, 2017:
September 8, 2017: Join the VCU Center on Health Disparities for lunch and conversation. Grab ideas and network for classrooms, the work place, friends, community and volunteer opportunities! The Centering Pregnancy Rountable with VCU Program Manager, Kirsten Olsen, LPN will be held in the VCU Larrick Student Center (900 Turpin Street - Jackson Ward Conference Room) from 12pm-1pm. Please find more information on their Facebook page.
September 6 - 9, 2017: VCU’s eighth annual Southern Film Festival features five films centered on the theme of Screening Southern Justice. All screenings are free unless otherwise noted, and features special guests who will participate in post-film discussions, including the legal, social and production aspects of the films. Read the VCU News article here, including screening dates and time.
September 19, 2017: Professors Petra Rivera-Rideau (Wellesley College) and Patricia Herrera (University of Richmond) will examine Afro-Latinx culture and its expression in popular music, theater, and performance, 2:00-4:00 pm at the VCU Commons Theater (907 Floyd Avenue). This event, one of several events celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at VCU, is free and open to the public.
September 27, 2017: Part of the events commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month at VCU, Losing Sonia Sotomayor: An American Life After Multiculturalism, features Professor Lazaro Lima (University of Richmond) who will discuss his forthcoming book on Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic and Latina Justice of the US Supreme Court. This event from 12:30-2:00pm is located at the VCU Commons Theater (907 Floyd Avenue). This event is free and open to the public