Programs and Events | Newberry

Programs and Events

The Newberry offers programming in the humanities for scholars, teachers, and the general public. Unless otherwise noted, events are free, and no reservations are required. Many of our programs are recorded, and you can listen to them on our website.

E.g., 10/22/2018
E.g., 10/22/2018
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Colonial History Lecture Series: David J. Silverman
Free and open to the public. Registration required.
Take a tour of three Thanksgivings, spread across the centuries, that provide windows into why the Wampanoags have hosted a National Day of Mourning for Native America each Thanksgiving holiday since 1970.
Saturday, November 10, 2018
The First Nations Film and Video Festival at the Newberry, featuring films by Native American directors, kicks off Saturday, November 10, with screenings of The Honor Riders and Choctaw Code Talkers. Both films will be illuminated by commentary from FNFVF Director Ernest Whiteman, followed by a Q&A with the audience.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Chris will give an overview of his work, how the visual elements in his pieces coincide but thwart conventional ledger art while addressing Native American issues and identity politics in commercial art venues.
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Thursday, January 3, 2019
Native American women from the American Southwest have always used basket weaving to maintain relationships with nature, their spirituality, tribal histories, sovereignty, and their ancestors.