Campus Calendar: May, 2013
Methods of Historical Research
by Stephanie Sulik
In this interdisciplinary exhibition of my paintings and zines, I integrate my interests in history and art as I explore topics ranging from my family history to gold teeth to internalized oppression to correctional institutions.
The opening reception will take place on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, from 5-8 P.M., and the show will remain up for the rest of the month. Please come join me on the first and support all of my hard work this semester!
Coppin State University
Department of History, Geography, and Global Studies
Grace Hill Jacobs Building, 4th Floor
2500 W. North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21216
The Annual Chester W. Gregory Colloquium
The Garifuna are an Afro-Indigenous diasporic community that positions Yurumein (St. Vincent) at the center of its collective memory, and whose populations primarily reside in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and more recently in urban centers in the United States. This multi-sited, historio-ethnographic study traces the group’s socio-political struggles over time and space against cultural dislocation, ethnic oppression, and culturally destructive forces. It highlights how this population’s core principles and forms, Garifunaduáü ("Garifunaness," or the "Garifuna way"), and particularly its central tenet of reciprocity "Aü bu, Amürü Nu" (roughly translated as "me for you and you for me"), functions on multiple levels within the contemporary context of transnational circulation and global power.
Organized by: The Department of History, Geography and Global Studies (410.951.3434)
Spring 2013 2nd Seven Week Session Ends
Senior students of the Department of Natural Sciences will be presenting their posters reflecting their research on a wide variety of topics of scientific interest.
Spring 2013 2nd Seven Week Final Exams May 4-10
Please join the CSU Dance Company for its annual Spring Dance Concert. Exciting new faculty and student dance works will be performed.
Thurgood Marshall was the most important lawyer of the twentieth century. He transformed the nation's legal landscape by challenging the racial segregation that had relegated millions to second-class citizenship. Marshall's personality, attitudes, priorities, and work habits had crystallized during earlier years in Maryland. Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice is the first close examination of the formative period in Marshall's life.
The only biography of Thurgood Marshall to be endorsed to Marshall's immediate family, Young Thurgood is an exhaustively researched and engagingly written work that everyone interested in law, civil rights, American history, and biography will want to read.
The Department of Visual and Performing Arts presents a staged reading of a new play, a.k.a Truth by Cynthia Hardeman, on Wednesday, May 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the Theatre Lab on the lower level of the Grace Hill Jacobs Building. Admission is FREE.
a.k.a. Truth tells the powerful story of two young people drawn together by their mutual love for music. While trying to find the courage to stand in their individual truths, a secret is revealed, their worlds collide, and everything in their lives is turned upside down.
Cynthia Hardeman, a native of Kansas City, Missouri is a full-time second career theatre student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Her first full-length play, now titled a.k.a Truth was selected last summer to participate in the WordBridge Program held at CenterStage.
The staged reading of a.k.a Truth will be followed by an audience talk-back moderated by Rosiland Cauthen, Education Director at CenterStage and David D. Mitchell, Arts Culture and Community Fellow with the Deutsch Foundation. The playwright will also be with us and will participate in this event.
The world premiere production of a.k.a Truth will open Coppin Repertory Theatre’s 2013-2014 Season. Production dates are October 11-14, 2013.
For more information about the reading, please call the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at (410) 951-3366.
Spring 2013 Classes End May 9th