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FREE National Symposium, Civil War to Civil Rights: The Well-Being of a Nation, 9/5-9/6

When: Thursday, September 05, 2013 6:00 PM - Friday, September 06, 2013 5:30 PM
Where: Clarice Smith PAC : Kay Theatre
Event Type(s): Special Event

FREE National Symposium, Civil War to Civil Rights: The Well-Being of a Nation, 9/5-9/6

The Clarice Smith Center, in partnership with UMD's School of Public Policy and School of Public Health, is hosting a 2-day national symposium to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.

The symposium features activists Julian Bond and Marian Wright Edelman as well as cultural critic, Touré. Activists, artists, students, faith leaders and scholars will also share stories about the work being done locally and nationally through today's civil rights movements.

For a full symposium schedule, visit


Ticket Information:
Charges: Registration Required Free; ;
Available at: Clarice Smith Box Office
Phone: 301.405.ARTS (2787)

For more information, contact:
Clarice Smith Center
301.405.ARTS (2787)

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