May 2018
Thursday, February 2, 2017
  • Life Interrupted: Roundtable Discussion

    Date: Thursday, February 2, 2017
    Time: 6:00 pm
    Location: Reed Auditorium (TSC)

    Dr. Dan Ponder and Dr. Jeff VanDenBerg from the L.E. Meador Center for Politics and Citizenship at Drury will lead a public round table discussion with community leaders to discuss local and national issues including civil rights, racial justice, immigration, ethnic and religious discrimination, and xenophobia. Community leaders attending include Ms. Cheryl Clay, President of the Springfield Chapter of the NAACP, Rabbi Barbara Block, Temple Israel,  and Dr. Lahmuddin, Islamic Society of Joplin, among others.

    This project is supported in part by awards from the Mid-America Arts Alliance, National Endowment for the Arts, Missouri Arts Council, and foundations, corporations and individuals throughout Arkansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas, Springfield Regional Arts Council and Community Foundation of the Ozarks, DoubleTree by Hilton, Nelson and Kelley Still Nichols, Colorgraphic Printing, Drury University, Drury University’s Hammons School of Architecture and the L.E. Meador Center for Politics and Citizenship.

    Fees: Free
    Contact: Nancy Chikaraishi | 417-873-7459
    Categories: Alumni, Concerts and Special Events, Faculty and Staff, Student Life