Events at WWU This Week

Wednesday, February 25 -11 am, Gladys Woods Kemper Center for the Arts, Room 112 – The Art and Experience of Sharon Kilfoyle – Sharon Kilfoyle has been an artist and teacher for more than 20 years. For the last few years she has focused on her unique talents in fabric design and production. She has taught in Japan, South Korea and France. She will present and discuss her work and her travel and how that experience has affected her art work.

 

Wednesday, February 25 –4:30 pm, Library Auditorium – Sick Around the World – Five Capitalist Democracies and How They Do It. In this hour-long documentary, journalist T. R. Reid explores how other countries are able to afford high quality universal health care for their citizens. More information: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/sickaroundtheworld

 

Wednesday, February 25 -7 pm, Library Auditorium – Glory Road – In recognition of Black History Month, the History Club is sponsoring the movie Glory Road. Glory Road is a film set in 1966 when Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championships.  

 

Thursday, February 26 -4 pm, Library Auditorium – African-Americans in Missouri History – The KC Monarchs and Negro League Baseball – Viewing and discussion of documentary about the KC Monarchs, one of the most successful Negro League Baseball teams of the early 20th Century; an era in which African-Americans were excluded from Major League Baseball. We will also consider the history of the African-American community in KC, and its role as a cultural and community hub of African-American life in the greater Midwest. Sponsored by Phi Alpha Theta and the History Club.