August 9, 2020

Upcoming Events

The UM Common Reading Experience is pleased to announce the following community events to support the reading, study, and discussion of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. We encourage everyone to attend.
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TITLE: The Way of All Flesh: A film about Henrietta Lacks
Speaker: Film
Department: Libraries
Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Turner Center Auditorium (No food or drinks allowed)
Contact: Melissa Dennis

 

TITLE: The Way of All Flesh: A film about Henrietta Lacks
Speaker: Film
Department: Libraries
Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Turner Center Auditorium (No food or drinks allowed)
Contact: Melissa Dennis

 

TITLE: Panel Discussion – “Medical Ethics, Race, and the Black Communityā€¯
Panelists: Dr. Ethel Young-Minor, Dr. Kirk Johnson, Dr. Maurice Hobson and Dr. Chuck Ross
Department: African-American Studies
Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Overby Center Auditorium (No food or drinks allowed)
Contact: Chuck Ross cross@olemiss.edu x5978

 

TITLE: Use of HeLa and Other Cancer Cell Lines on the Ole Miss Campus
Speaker: Kristie Willett
Department: Pharmacology
Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Bryant Hall, Room 209
Contact: Kristine Willett kwillett@olemiss.edu x6691

 

TITLE: HeLa: A Staged Reading
Speaker: Mr. Rory Ledbetter
Department: Theatre Arts
Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Ford Center for the Performing Arts
Contact: Carey Hanson costumes@olemiss.edu x6990
Other Information Reception Immediately following

 

TITLE: HeLa cells: A Biological Perspective
Speaker: Mika Jekabsons
Department: Biology
Date: Thursday, November 3, 2011
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Bryant Hall, Room 209
Contact: Mika Jekabsons jekabson@olemiss.edu x3998

 

TITLE: Voodoo Theory: Why the Lacks Family Says Things That Make You Scratch Your Head
Speaker: Kirk Johnson
Department: Sociology and African-American Studies
Date: Thursday, November 10, 2011
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Barnard Observatory
Contact: Kirk Johnson (kirkjohnson55@googlemail.com) x6505
Other Information: Reception immediately following

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TITLE: Modern Dance
Speaker: Jennifer Mizenko
Department: Theatre Arts
Date: Thursday, February 2, 2012
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Meek Auditorium
Contact: Jennifer Mizenko jmizenko@olemiss.edu x5969

 

TITLE: Modern Dance
Speaker: Jennifer Mizenko
Department: Theatre Arts
Date: Friday, February 3, 2012
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Meek Auditorium
Contact: Jennifer Mizenko jmizenko@olemiss.edu x5969

 

TITLE: Modern Dance
Speaker: Jennifer Mizenko
Department: Theatre Arts
Date: Saturday, February 4, 2012
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Meek Auditorium

 

TITLE: Modern Dance
Speaker: Jennifer Mizenko
Department: Theatre Arts
Date: Sunday, February 5, 2012
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Meek Auditorium
Contact: Jennifer Mizenko jmizenko@olemiss.edu x5969

The UM Common Reading Experience is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Melissa Dennis, Outreach Librarian & Assistant Professor, at mdennis@olemiss.edu or 662.915.5861 one week prior to date of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.