The Department of Pan-African Studies at Kent State University is pleased to announce its third biennial Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference that will take place at Kent State University, on April 8, 2016. This year’s conference is themed “Cultures, Identities, and Racial Violence in the Pan-African World” and aims to explore new ways of studying the complex experiences of Africana people worldwide.
Kent State University at Tuscarawas and the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts are sponsoring the ninth annual Student Computer Designed Art Exhibit and Silent Auction from 7 to 9 p.m. on April 25. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts at 461 Robinson Dr. S.E. in New Philadelphia.
Journalist, author and The Dish blogger Andrew Sullivan will present “Knowing (and Loving) Thine Enemy: Gays, Conservatives and Common Ground” at Kent State’s Guest of Honor University Artist/Lecture Series on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m., in the Kent Student Center Kiva. A reception will follow at 7:30 p.m. in Room 204 at the Kent Student Center. This event is free and open to the public.
The national hit Elvis Lives will be performed on April 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia.
"I'm excited to have the national tour of Elvis Lives coming our way and pleased they know our extraordinary venue and wanted to pick us up as a stop on their tour," says Mike Morelli, general manager of the Performing Arts Center. "We've had requests for this show from numerous patrons and it's always great to give our folks what they ask for!"