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Creating Equality Calendar of Events 2013-2014



Local author Karen Shepard will talk about her new book, "The Celestials," 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 in Sullivan Lounge in the Amsler Campus Center. The book is a historical novel of immigration, multiculturalism, labor, community and exclusion, alienation and reinvention, and America's particular history and relationship with all of those issues. The event is free and open to the public. 

Eliza O. Barrios/"Mail Order Brides." Barrios, an inter-disciplinary artist based in San Francisco, works primarily in new media and site-specific installation. She questions systems of belief by exploring processes of self-reflection. The exhibit will include photography and video by Barrios and the Mail Order Brides, of which Barrios is a member. Mail Order Brides is a group of Filipina American artists engaged in an ongoing collaborative investigation of culture, race and gender. Now through Oct.  27.




Craig HarrisMargaret A. Hart '35 Scholarship Concert, "50 Years After the Fire," features MCLA Allegrettos and Craig Harris with the Nation of Imagination, co-presented with MCLA Allegrettos Music Department and MCLA's "Creating Equality" Series. Harlem-based composer/musician Harris has written new compositions based on the momentous happenings of the civil rights movement 50 years ago. 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, Church Street Center.


slavery by another nameCreated Equal Documentary Series: "Slavery By Another Name" (with roundtable discussion afterwards). 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, Murdock 218.


Andrew Young7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, Michael S. and Kitty Dukakis Public Policy Lecture - Ambassador Andrew Young, "A Continuing Legacy."

Eleanor Furst Roberts Auditorium, Church Street Center. Free and open to the public.




Freedom RidersCreated Equal Documentary Series: "Freedom Riders" with roundtable discussion afterwards.

Early February (exact date TBD), Murdock 218.





Gloria SteinemPublic Policy Lecture: "The Progression of Feminism: Where are we going?" with Gloria Steinem, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 4.

Eleanor Furst Roberts Auditorium, Church Street Center. Free and open to the public.



Dan Hurlin2013-2014 New England Tour MCLA Presents! in conjunction with MCLA's "Creating Equality Series" presents "Dan Froot & Dan Hurlin's Who's Hungry?" addresses the civil rights issues of class through the examinations of food insecurity in America. Two public performances at Church Street Center: Saturday March 29th at 2PM & 7PM, and Sunday March 30th at 3PM.



MCLA Theatre presents "Angels in America: Millenium Approaches," by Tony Kushner,  8 p.m. April 15-17; 9 a.m.  April 25 (student matinee); 8 p.m. April 23-26. The talk back session with the audience will be held April 26.

The LovingsCreated Equal Documentary Series: "The Loving Story" with roundtable discussion afterwards, Time/Location TBD.