Human Rights Week 2001 events include lectures, films, convocation
Annual Staff Council Martin Luther King Jr. Kick-Off Celebration; 3 to 4:30 p.m.; W401 PBB; sponsored by Staff Council Diversity Committee
Community Convocation featuring Angela Davis; 7 p.m.; Main Lounge IMU; sponsored by the Office of Student Life, Office of the Vice President for Student Services, and University Lecture Committee
"The impact of biases and assumptions on health care," Stacie Walton, assistant professor of pediatrics, clinical track; 12:30 to 1:15 pm; Peterson Conference Room, E140 GH; sponsored by Medical School Community "C"
"Out on a limb: Experiences from the Rural Health Care Initiative in Lone Tree," David Bedell, assistant professor of family medicine, clinical track; 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.; EMRB Atrium; sponsored by Medical School Community "A"
Council on Disability Awareness annual Achievement Award ceremony; 4 to 5 p.m.; South Room IMU; sponsored by the Council on Disability Awareness
"Medical interviewing techniques with interpreter involvement workshop," Juan Ruiz, medical assistant; 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.; EMRB Atrium; sponsored by Medical School Community "B"
Know your heritage: African American history trivia; 7 p.m.; Indiana Room IMU; sponsored by the Black Student Union and Support Service Programs
"Journeys through diversity," physicians panel; 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.; Peterson Conference Room, E140 GH; sponsored by Medical School Community "D"
Choice Dinner Celebration featuring Adrien Wing, professor of law; 6 p.m.; Second Floor Ballroom IMU; (dinner tickets: $25 students, $35 nonstudents; for more information about this fund-raising event, contact Jodie, 337-2112); sponsored by the Emma Goldman Clinic
Philadanco; 8 p.m.; Hancher Auditorium (for tickets call Hancher Box Office, 335-1160); Artistic Director Joan Myers Brown will give a preperform-ance discussion in the Hancher Greenroom at 7 p.m.this is free to performance ticket holders.
Mingus Big Band, "Blues and Politics," 8 p.m.; Hancher Auditorium (for tickets call Hancher Box Office, 335-1160)
Inter-Faith Celebration; 7 p.m.; Old Brick Church; sponsored by the Consultation of Religious Communities in Johnson County
"Who cares about King?"; Don L. Davis, vice president for leadership of World Impact and director of the Urban Ministry Institute; 7 p.m.; 40 SH; sponsored by the School of Religion
"Slavery, human rights and Islamic law"; Dr. Ingrid Mattson; 7:30 pm; Terrace Room IMU; sponsored by the UI Association of Muslims
"Sounds of Freedom." A community gathering in which individuals from on- and off-campus are invited to share inspirational readings. Participants may bring lunch and a beverage and light refreshments will be served; noon to 1:30 p.m.; North Room IMU; sponsored by the Office of Affirmative Action
Paying the Price: Killing the Children of Iraq video/documentarydiscussion to follow featuring Kathy Kelly, peace activist; 7 p.m.; C107 PBB; sponsored by Iowans for Peace with Iraq, UI Global Health Studies Program (for more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org)
Individiduals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in a program, please contact the Office of Student Life in advance at (33)5-3059. The Angela Davis lecture will be signed by an ASL interpreter.