B-CU to present 23rd Humanities Advisory Council Seminar

The 23rd Annual Humanities Advisory Council Seminar will be held March 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the President’s Dining Room of the Center for Civic Engagement at Bethune-Cookman University.

Dr. Gail Robinson-Oturu
Dr. Gail Robinson-Oturu

This year’s event focuses on four values – responsibility, compassion, humility, and commitment. Four guest speakers have been chosen by the planning committee of the Humanities Advisory Council to explore the theme “The Values of the Arts and Humanities.

They are:
Barbara Mainster, executive director of Redlands Christian Migrant Association, an organization providing childcare and educational assistance for rural, low-income children and families.

Anna M. Elias, co-founder of Random Acts Entertainment, a charitable film company producing independent, socially relevant films, which generate revenue, streams for charity.

Dr. Gail M. Robinson-Oturu, Professor of Music at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn., and an internationally renowned soprano, educator, performing artist, and scholar.

Dr. Connie L. Lester, Professor of History at the University of Central Florida and Director of RICHES of Central Florida, an interdisciplinary, digital research project that seeks to understand the history of the Central Florida region.

For more information, call 386-481-2726.



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