200 Years of Ceramic Folk Art
On Jan. 12, the Rankin Art Gallery will continue its 200 Years of Ceramic Folk Art exhibit. The exhibit showcases distinct pottery styles including Ohio Sewer Tile, Face Jugs and Stoneware. The collections within the exhibit are owned by Jack and Susan Batdorff. 200 Years of Ceramic Folk Art will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The exhibit continues through Jan. 14. For more information, contact Carrie Weis at ext. 2536.
2011 Tunnel of Oppression Volunteers Meeting
Those interested in volunteering services for the 2011 Tunnel of Oppression must attend one of the training meetings on Jan. 13. The training meetings will be from 11 a.m. to noon in Rankin 238 or 5 to 6 p.m. in Rankin 125/127. Hourly shifts are available for volunteers in Rankin 125/127 on Jan. 17, 18 and 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers are asked to sign-up at the Office of Multicultural Student Services in FLITE 159. For more information, contact Michael Wade at ext. 2617.
2011 Tunnel of Oppression Exhibit
On Jan. 17, the 2011 MLK Planning Committee will showcase the Tunnel of Oppression Exhibit. The Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive tour revealing various historical forms of social oppression. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Some imagery may be too strong for ages 13 and under. The 2011 Tunnel of Oppression exhibit will be located in the Rankin Student Center Whitney Young Room 125/127. The exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 17, 18 and 19. For more information, contact Michael Wade at ext. 2617.
2011 MLK Student Tribute
On Jan. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m., the 2011 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Student Tribute will be held in the Rankin Student Center Dome Room. The annual event is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Services. FSU students and student organizations will showcase presentations involving the theme “Leadership Lessons from Martin Luther King Jr.” The event is free and open to the public. For information and assistance, contact OMSS at ext. 2617.
2011 MLK Freedom March
The symbolic MLK Freedom March will take place Jan. 17 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. The annual march honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as well as the Civil Rights Movement. The MLK Freedom March route will begin at the IRC corridor, continue down State Street to Oak Street, Oak Street to Warren Street, and Warren Street to the Rankin Student Center Lobby. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Michael Wade at ext. 2617.
2011 MLK Celebration Keynote Speaker: Dr. Marc Lamont Hill
On Jan. 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. cultural critic and author Lamont Hill will speak on social politics in the Rankin Student Center Dome Room. Hill’s critique will speak on controversies, trends and key issues during the “Obama Era.” Dr. Hill is noted as one of the most recognized African-American leaders. Hill’s commentary has been featured on NPR, Washington Post, Essence, The New York Times and Fox News. For more information on Dr. Lamont Hill, visit his website at marclamonthill.com. This event is free and open to the public. n