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Spelman's Social Justice Program Hosts Andrea Elliott Talkl
 
Join the Social Justice Program at Spelman College for a talk with Andrea Elliott who will discuss her book, "Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City, a book about Dasani, a young girl enduring homelessness in New York City.

Elliott is an American journalist and a staff writer for The New York Times. She is the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize in both Journalism and Letters. She received the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for a series of articles on an Egyptian-born imam living in Brooklyn and the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction for Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City,

 

2023 Fall Semester Events Calendar as of Oct. 7, 2023

** Calendar is subject to change.

Date and Time
Location Event

Oct. 2 -3
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Fall Break – No Spelman Classes
Wednesday, Oct. 4
5:30 p.m. 
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Monthly Colloquium for October Book Discussion with author, Andrea Elliott, “Invisible Child” Hosted by the Social Justice Program and the Bonner Office of Civic Engagement
Friday, Oct. 6
5:00 p.m.
Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Auditorium Black Higher Education Panel Presentation
Hosted by the Social Justice Program and UNCF/Mellon Programs
Sunday, Oct. 8
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Laura Spelman Multipurpose Room Georgia Women’s Policy Institute Scholars (GWPI) Training Session #4
Thursday, Oct. 12
7:00 p.m.
Laura Spelman Multipurpose Room Monthly Colloquium for October
(Details to be announced)
Hosted by the Social Justice Program and IBQC
Sunday, Oct. 22
3:00 p.m.
Laura Spelman Multipurpose Room Sunday Supper with Communities Who Know Featuring the Westside Neighborhood Planning Unit Leaders Hosted by the Social Justice Program and Bonner Office of Civic Engagement
Friday, Nov. 3
6:30 p.m.
Sisters Chapel World – Renowned “NdLovu Choir” of South Africa
Hosted by the Spelman College Glee Club, Social Justice Program, and Shared Interest (a non-profit organization that supports social entrepreneurship in South Africa)
Saturday, Nov. 4
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Laura Spelman Multipurpose Room Difficult Dialogues with Social Justice Fellow Breana Fowler
Sunday, Nov. 5
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Laura Spelman Multipurpose Room Georgia Women’s Policy Institute Scholars (GWPI)
Training Session #5
Sunday, Nov. 12
10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Auditorium Justice for Black Girls Conference More details to follow
Sunday, Nov. 19
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Laura Spelman Multipurpose Room Georgia Women’s Policy Institute Scholars (GWPI)
FINAL Training Session
Nov. 22 - - -
No Spelman Classes
Nov. 24
- - -
Thanksgiving Holiday – No Classes
Nov. 30 – Dec. 1 - - -
Reading Period
Dec. 4 – 8
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Final Exams
Dec 8 - - -
Semester Ends
Dec. 18 – Jan. 1
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College Closed


Featured Events

Andrea Elliott American Journalist and Author INVISIBLE CHILD Poverty, Survival and Hope

Andrea Elliott - "INVISIBLE CHILD: Poverty, Survival and Hope"



Date:
Sept. 19, 2023
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Academic Center, Room LL32
From Here to Equality - Reparations for Black Americans


From Here to Equality - "Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century"

Date: Sept. 24, 2023
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Academic Center, Room LL32