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Thursday 23rd October 2014

Belly dancing

Belly dancing
Date
23/10/2014
Location:
Medical School Foyer, QMC
Description
Enjoy a belly dancing demo in the Medical School Foyer, and try it yourself. Part of UoN Black History Month 2014.

I can and I will – Regardless of what you say or think

I can and I will – Regardless of what you say or think
Date
23/10/2014
Location:
Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus, Lecture theatre BLT1
Description
This free public lecture is part of UoN Black History Month 2014, and will feature a talk from Sheila Wright, Deputy Chief Executive, Nottingham Probation Trust, and Vice Chair of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust.
Saturday 25th October 2014

'Gattaca' – screening and panel discussion

'Gattaca' – screening and panel discussion
Date
25/10/2014
Location:
Keighton Auditorium, University Park
Description
Free screening of 1997 film 'Gattaca', written and directed by Andrew Niccol. The film will be introduced by Dr John Marks, and followed by a panel discussion. Part of the national Sci-Fi Days of Fear and Wonder film festival.
Sunday 26th October 2014

Exploring Martin Luther King: King, Malcolm X and Stokely Carmichael

Exploring Martin Luther King: King, Malcolm X and Stokely Carmichael
Date
26/10/2014
Location:
Afro-Caribbean National Artistic Centre; Main Hall; 31 Hungerhill Rd; St Ann's
Description
Free event as part of the lecture and conversation series 'Exploring Martin Luther King: a social justice journey', in which Professor Peter Ling looks at King's role in the Black Power debate.

Exploring Martin Luther King: remembering and forgetting King

Exploring Martin Luther King: remembering and forgetting King
Date
26/10/2014
Location:
Afro-Caribbean National Artistic Centre; Main Hall; 31 Hungerhill Rd; St Ann's
Description
As part of the lecture and conversation series 'Exploring Martin Luther King: a social justice journey', Professor Peter Ling looks at the legacy of the historical activist.
Tuesday 28th October 2014

Malcolm X in Britain – race, immigration and the transatlantic civil rights movement

Malcolm X in Britain – race, immigration and the transatlantic civil rights movement
Date
28/10/2014
Description
This talk explores Malcolm's visits to Britain, setting them in the context of connections between British and American movements for race equality, and the attempts by African Americans and black Britons to use the transatlantic connection for their own purposes.
Wednesday 29th October 2014

The American Mind – Race, slavery and liberty

The American Mind – Race, slavery and liberty
Date
29/10/2014
Location:
A48, Sir Clive Granger building, University Park
Description
Annette Gordon-Reed, Professor of History and Law at Harvard University, will discuss America's struggles over slavery, race and freedom, including the legacies of that struggle in culture, law and the American imagination. Part of UoN Black History Month 2014.
Friday 31st October 2014

Slave trade legacies – the global cotton connections of the Derwent Valley mills

Slave trade legacies – the global cotton connections of the Derwent Valley mills
Date
31/10/2014
Location:
Senate Chamber, Trent building, University Park
Description
Dr Susanne Seymour, Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of Slavery, looks to the Midlands to discuss the legacy of the slave trade.
Monday 3rd November 2014

Exploring successful mathematics pedagogies for marginalised learners

Exploring successful mathematics pedagogies for marginalised learners
Date
03/11/2014
Location:
A26 Business School (South Building), Jubilee Campus
Description
Professor Robyn Jorgensen, The University of Canberra, AustraliaThis presentation presents case studies conducted in remote Indigenous Australian classrooms which have demonstrated successes in numeracy teaching and learning. The project has no presumptions about what is 'good' pedagogy but rather seeks to develop thick descriptions of the approaches being used at the 32+ cases across Australia.

National Badminton League – Nottingham vs MK Badminton

National Badminton League – Nottingham vs MK Badminton
Date
03/11/2014
Location:
Albert Hall, NG1 5AA, Nottingham
Description
As part of the National Badminto League, The University of Nottingham faces off against MK Badminton at the Albert Hall.
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