Black History Month


film screenings: The immortal life of henrietta lacks

The Cinema Series' spring programming launches on Wednesday, January 17 with special screenings of The Immortal Life OF Henrietta Lacks

Date: Wednesday, January 17
Time: 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Location: Maxwell Theatre, Augusta University

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There will also be a screening at the Columbia County Library on January 25. 

Date: Thursday, January 25
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Columbia County Library

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an evening with rebecca skloot & Henrietta lacks' family 

Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, along with members of the Lacks family, will give a keynote speech and Q&A session, followed by a reception and book signing.

Books will be available for purchase from The Book Tavern.

Date: Wednesday, February 7
Time:
7 p.m.
Location: Columbia County Library
Cost: Free

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MEET & GREET WITH HENRIETTA LACKS' FAMILY

Meet and greet with the Lacks family. Lunch will be served on a first-come, first-served basis.

Date: Thursday, February 8
Time:
11 a.m.
Location: Candler Library, Paine College

A CONVERSATION WITH REBECCA SKLOOT & HENRIETTA LACKS' FAMILY 

Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, along with two members of the Lacks family, will participate in a moderated conversation and a Q&A session, followed by a reception and book signing.

Date: Thursday, February 8
Time:
7 p.m.
Location: Lee Auditorium, Augusta University
Cost: Free

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AFRICAN-AMERICAN READ-IN 2018, FEATURING AUTHOR DORIS DAVENPORT

Date: Monday, February 12
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Maxwell Theatre, Augusta University

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diversity & Inclusion grand rounds

Date: Friday, February 23
Time: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Location: University Hall 219
Speaker: Dr. Candace Best
Title: "The Terrible, Horrible, Awful, No Good, Very Bad Rate of Maternal Mortality in the U.S."

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