Derrick C. Jones, a 1979 graduate of Appalachian State University, will return for a residency featuring lectures and presentations on the Negro Leagues baseball era for audiences on campus, at public schools and in the community.
Rabbi Andrew Baker—director of International Jewish Affairs for the American Jewish Committee (AJC)—will speak on “Combating Anti-Semitism in a Changing Europe: Confronting Old Demons and New Threats.”
Kimmel is among the leading researchers and writers on men and masculinity in the world today. He is a distinguished professor of sociology and gender studies at Stony Brook University, where he directs the Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities.
Dr. Mary Frances Berry will present “Whatever Happened to the Civil Rights Movement?” as part of the 2014-15 Forum Series at Appalachian State University. The series theme is “The Civil Rights Act After 50 Years: Is There Justice for All Now?”
A series of events with the common theme of reproductive justice will be presented in March and April as part of Women’s History Month at Appalachian State University. The programs are sponsored by the university’s Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies Program.