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The Tolerance Resource Center Tenth Anniversary

Beyond Tolerance, Envisioning Tomorrow 

OCTOBER 2007

Walk, Don’t Ride: The Fight for Freedom in America

An original dramatic production by Notre Dame College visiting professor of humanities, Peter Manos, on the Civil Rights Movement in Montgomery, Alabama during the 1950s and 60s with performances by the Notre Dame Vocal Ensemble and Masquers theater troupe. Location: Performing Arts Center

Friday, October 19, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 20, 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 21, 2:00 p.m.

Herb Ascherman, Jr. 50 Faces

A photographic documentary of Cleveland area survivors, prisoners of war and concentration camp liberators. The signature black and white photos are accompanied by stories of each written in their own words. Exhibit runs October 25 to December 7. Location: Performing Arts Center 

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 25, 5 to 7:00 p.m.

NOVEMBER 2007

50 Faces Gallery Talk

Herb Ascherman, Jr. will share his vision and journey in documenting the images. Location: Performing Arts Center 

Thursday, November 1, 7:00 p.m.

Speaker Sr. Gemma Del Duca, S.C., Ph.D.

A Catholic educator and peacemaker working in the heart of Jerusalem, Sr. Gemma Del Duca has been leading seminars for Holocaust education for two decades. She is also is the first non-Jew and non-Israeli to receive Yad Vashem’s Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education. Location: Performing Arts Center

Thursday, November 15, 7:30 p.m.

DECEMBER 2007

Presentation of the Independent Film, Paper Clips In this internationally acclaimed documentary, students at Whitwell Middle school located in the small town of Whitwell, Tennessee, embarked on a unique project to comprehend the millions of deaths in the Holocaust. To understand the breadth of destruction they collected 11 million paper clips to represent the Jews and non-Jews who perished during the war. Location: Little Theater

Thursday, December 6, 7:00 p.m.

JANUARY 2008

Martin Luther King Celebration

A reprise of the original dramatic production Walk, Don’t Ride. This includes performances by the Notre Dame College Vocal Ensemble and Masquers theater troupe. Location: Performing Arts Center

Tuesday, January 22, 7:00 p.m.

Ben Blount What is Race?

Art installation and commentary exploring definitions and stereotypes regarding race in America. Open Monday through Friday noon to 6 p.m. Location: Performing Arts Center

Exhibit runs January 22 to February 15.

FEBRUARY 2008

Staged Reading of All Things Being Equal

Inspired by an actual U.S. Supreme Court case, the play centers on two teachers caught up in a difficult situation when their school board is forced to lay one of them off. When the selection is made, it is revealed that the decision is based solely on race. A question and answer session with playwright Faye Sholiton follows each performance. Location: Performing Arts Center

Saturday, February 2, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 3, 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 9, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 10, 2:00 p.m.

MARCH 2008

Presentation by Sr. Eileen Quinlan, SND, Ph. D.

Notre Dame College’s associate professor of English speaks on Native Americans and her sabbatical. Location: Great Room

Wednesday, March 12, 7:00 p.m.

APRIL 2008

Keynote Speaker James Waller, Ph.D.

A presentation by Dr. James Waller, a professor of psychology at Whitworth University. He writes and lectures extensively on topics of genocide, Holocaust and racism. His first book Face to Face: the Changing State of Racism Across America was immediately followed by a second book, Prejudice Across America. He has received numerous awards for both his writing and teaching. His lecture will touch on past issues of genocide and the state of racism in America today. Location: Performing Arts Center

Thursday, April 10, 7:30 p.m.

For more information on any of these events, call 216.373.5267 or visit our website at www.NotreDameCollege.edu