SPEAKING VOLUMES PROGRAMS & EVENTS
Speaking Volumes Film Series
Unless otherwise noted, films will be screened at 6:00 pm on Tuesday & Thursday evenings in Law Court Theatre at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Discussion will follow.
This free program is sponsored by Cedar Valley Pridefest & Hawkeye Community College.
Dear White People
To Be Takei
You’re Cute for a Black Guy
My Prairie Home
Do the Right Thing
Find out more about the films here!
July 23 - August 21
Local and regional artists respond to LGBT topics and express pride leading up to Cedar Valley Pridefest. Join us for an opening celebration
on July 23rd at 6:00 PM.
RECREATING THE HUMAN:
MAKING HATE OUR FOOTSTOoL
September 1 | 6:00 pm
Dr. Michael D. Blackwell, former director of UNI’s Center for Multicultural Education and executive director of the Project for the Beloved Community, Inc., will be speaking on the socialization and institutionalization of hatred in the United States and discuss creative ways individuals and communities can address categorical prejudices and structural apparatuses that perpetuate the varieties of xenophobia and inequities in our nation. This event will be taking place as part of UNI Rod Library’s Latino Americans: 500 Years of History programs, made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.
Open Mic &
September 3 | 7:00 pm
Join us for an evening of creative expression in response to themes
from the exhibitions. All forms are welcome: add your voice– poetry, storytelling, music, singing, dance, performance art, and discussion.
September 10 | 6:00 pm
The League of Caring Students (TLCS) speaks out against bullying –
beyond the schools and out in the community. Join us for a panel discussion and performance. Event supported by Waterloo Community Schools.