Civics and Social Justice Film Series
The Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship has started a Civics and Social Justice Film
Series. They welcome folk to join them biweekly Thursdays at the Unitarian
Universalist Fellowship, 429 Warrick St, Morgantown, WV 26505. There is no charge
for admission. At each screening they have a trivia contest with prize giveaways, too, so
feel free to become familiar with the topic of each movie.
The film schedule (subject to change - all at 6:30 p.m. at the UUs) is:
"Minimalism: A Documentary About Important Things" (D'Avella, 2016) -- Thursday,
March, 08, 2018
"Living on One Dollar" (Temple, Ingrasci, Leonard, 2012) -- Thursday, March, 22,
"Miss Representation" (Neusome Siebel, 2011) -- Thursday, April 12, 2018
"Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock" (Fox, Spione, Dewey, 2017) -- Thursday, April
"Life Itself" (James, 2014) -- Thursday, May 10, 2018
"The Square" (Noujaim, 2017) -- Thursday, May 24, 2018
"Sustainable" (Weschler, 2016) -- Thursday, June 7, 2018
WVU Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Film Series
March 20, 2018 Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock - The Standing Rock Sioux
Tribe peacefully resists the government's plan to construct an oil pipeline through
April 10, 2018 The 13th - Filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores the history of racial
inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation's prisons are
disproportionately filled with African-Americans.
All events 7:00 - 9:00 PM, Shenandoah Room, MountainLair.
WVU Black History Month
The WVU Center for Black Culture and Research has published a list of events for
Black History Month in February. These include: Conversations with Cops, a Hoop Fest,
a dramatic reading of The Meeting, a panel discussion of Profiling, Police, and Prison,
and an Annual Music Showcase. Further information can be found here.
WVU Women's and Gender Studies Fireside Chat
This event occurs on March 1st. Join Cris Mayo (LGBTQ+ Center), Cari Carpenter
(Women’s and Gender Studies), and Nancy Caronia (English department) for a panel
discussion on “Intersectional Pedagogy in the Red Zone” at 4:00 p.m. in the LGBTQ+
Conference Room in WVU’s Hodges Hall.
Morgantown Human Rights Commission Meetings
The Morgantown Human Rights Commission meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday of each
month at 6:30 p.m. in the Public Safety Building (300 Spruce Street) conference room.
The Morgantown/Kingwood Branch of the NAACP meets every third Tuesday at 5:30
p.m. at the Red Cross offices, 1299 Pineview Drive, Suite 300, Morgantown.
Click here for Events outside the Morgantown area