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The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Gildenhorn Recital Hall
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Award-winning novelist Edwidge Danticat joins Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Merle Collins for an intimate and informative conversation about their lived experiences as Caribbean Americans. The event combines a reading from Danticat, followed by a discussion and audience Q&A; on themes of storytelling, immigration, advocacy and the challenge of finding home away from home.

Maryland Room in Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

The interdisciplinary field of the medical humanities first emerged in the late 20thcentury as a way of drawing on the creative and intellectual strengths of humanistic disciplines such as art, feminist and queer theory, literature, and philosophy to augment the theory and practice of medicine, disrupting the historical silos of academic knowledge in order to rethink patient experience, culture, and clinical ethics.

The Clarice, Gildenhorn Recital Hall
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

2019-2020 Dean's Lecture Series featuring award-winning costume designer, Ruth Carter.

The Clarice, Gildenhorn Recital Hall
Thursday, December 05, 2019 - 5:30 PM

2019-2020 Dean's Lecture Series featuring national leader for women's rights and social and economic justice, Cecile Richards.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 7:15 PM

Join us for this year's Social Justice Day, which includes a variety of free events. 

9 a.m. - 5 p.m: The Public Square, Various Locations

Multiple activities across campus, including everything from films to discussions to crowdsourcing transcription events. View the full schedule (PDF). 

McKeldin Library
Friday, April 05, 2019 - 12:00 PM

Looking Ahead: The ADA Turns 30

The 3rd Biennial University of Maryland Disability Summit will take place on Friday, April 5th, 2019. All panels and presentations will take place in McKeldin Library on the University of Maryland, College Park campus.

Hoff Theater, Stamp Student Union
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Join us for special night with Diane Guerrero!

Actress from Orange is the New Black, Jane the Virgin, and Superior Donuts.

Author of memoir and children's book

Activist for immigration reform. 

Kay Theatre, The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Join this timely conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and MacArthur fellow Viet Thanh Nguyen.

0301 Hornbake Library
Thursday, March 08, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Join the Fembot Collective for a lecture on W.E.B. Du Bois and the politics of literary recovery.

Gildenhorn Recital Hall, The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Join the UMD College of Arts and Humanities for the third conversation in the 2017-18 Arts and Humanities Dean’s Lecture Series

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