Current Events

  • March: An Evening with Congressman John Lewis, Nate Powell, and Andrew Aydin March: An Evening with Congressman John Lewis, Nate Powell, and Andrew Aydin 11/15/2014

    Join in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act with An Evening with U.S. Congressman John Lewis, Nate Powell, and Andrew Aydin, a discussion of the Civil Rights Movement and the experience of telling Congressman Lewis’s story in the graphic memoir March. Selections from March: Book One and Book Two are on display in the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum’s  exhibit The Long March: Civil Rights in Cartoons and Comics currently on view until November 30, 2014.

    The award winning a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock will enhance the program with music that addresses critical issues of democracy, freedom, racism, and economic and
    social justice.

    This event takes place at the Archie M. Griffin East Ballroom in the Ohio Union. Free and open to the public. Open seating, no tickets required. Nearby parking available in the Ohio Union South Garage, Arps Garage and the South Campus Gateway Garage.

    Book signing to follow the event. Books will be available for purchase.

    Co-sponsored by the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum; Office of Diversity and Inclusion; College of Arts and Sciences; The Ohio State University Libraries; The Lawrence and Isabel Barnett Center for Integrated Arts and Enterprise; The Office of Student Life  and Student Life Multicultural Center; U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of Ohio; Wexner Center for the Arts; Wexner Medical Center; Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity; Department of African American and African Studies; and the Moritz College of Law.