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Necessary Voices Lecture: “Solid Wall of Sound: Latin@ Literature of Attestation” @ Mandeville Hall, room 104
Feb 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Solid Wall of Sound: Latin@ Literature of Attestation

Edrik Lopez

As we put the 2016 year behind us, the writer and educator Edrik Lopez (Ph.D. Berkeley) will present Latin@ literary works as acoustic counterpoints to the literal and metaphorical walls rising in our country. Join us as we take a tour of contemporary Latin@ writers and artists to inspire us into 2017.  Free and open to all.

Financial Aid Night @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Fl Admissions
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for an informative presentation about paying for college. Students will also have the opportunity to meet with their financial aid counselor regarding their financial aid packages.

Register for the date that works best for you:

Necessary Voices Lecture: “Asian American Media: Stereotypes and Resistance” @ Mandeville Hall, room 104
Mar 30 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Asian American Media: Stereotypes and Resistance

Frances Kai-Hwa Wang

Using Asian American stereotypes in the media as an easy and visual entry point into Asian American history, Frances Kai-Hwa Wang will examine connections between Asian American media stereotypes, historical anxieties, and what contemporary Asian American creatives are doing to clap back. This history of resistance is more relevant than ever today, for all minorities—Wang challenges us to become critical readers, savvy media consumers, and activist content creators.

Necessary Voices Lecture: “Confronting Charlottesville: An Examination of Race in America” @ Mandeville Hall, Room 104
Sep 14 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Professor Afrah Richmond, Assistant Professor of Social Studies in the School of Education, will present, “Confronting Charlottesville: An Examination of Race in America,” a lecture remarking on the ethical, political, and historical implications of the tragic incident in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 12.

Besides her work at UB, Dr. Richmond has written and spoken on the history of the Civil Rights movement and black student activism.

All members of the UB Community are encouraged to attend.

Questions or comments, email
An r.s.v.p. would be appreciated if you are bringing your class to the lecture.

Upcoming Necessary Voices lectures this fall:
October 19, 4:30, Mandeville 104—Associate Provost Aaron Perkus on the function of literature in the twenty-first century
November 9, 4:30, Schelfhaudt Gallery—Emily Larned, Associate Professor of Graphic Design: “Impractical Labor in the Service of the Speculative Arts”