Spring alumni events

Here’s a sneak preview of what we’ve got going for alumni this semester. All events are free and, unless otherwise noted, will take place at the Community Engagement Center (1009 E. 11th St. #216). A more detailed calendar should be available soon. We look forward to seeing you there! TUES, JANUARY 31 American Indians and … Continue reading

Fall 2011 alumni master classes

Hey alumni! We’re excited to share with you a calendar of events for the fall semester. We hope to see you at as many as you have time for, starting with Clayton Stromberger’s upcoming master class on Thursday, September 22. He’ll be discussing The Tempest, the Shakespeare play assigned to this year’s Free Minds class. … Continue reading

A new master class for Free Minds alumni

Free Minds alumni: we’re excited to offer a unique August master class to get you up on your feet and out of the classroom. On August 10th, 6:30-8:30 pm, Dr. Ted Gordon, Dept. Chair of African and African Diaspora Studies at UT, will give a 2-hour walking tour focusing on the racial geography of UT. … Continue reading

Hey Free Minds alumni!

I hope June is off to a good start for all of you. Vive and I having been planning new alumni programming for the summer, and the first master class is coming up in just a few weeks. Here’s the info: On Tuesday, June 14 from 7 – 8:30 pm, Amira Pollock will give a … Continue reading

Upcoming Master Class with Marcus McQuirter

Marcus McQuirter, ACC Associate Professor of Drama and former Free Minds faculty (2009), will give a master class for Free Minds students and alumni on Wednesday, March 9. A seasoned theater director and dynamic speaker, Marcus is excited to return to the Free Minds classroom to guide a discussion on For Colored Girls, the feature … Continue reading

Blind-Sided: Dr. Evan Carton on Race in Pop Culture

In the second of a series of masters classes this fall, Free Minds students and alumni welcomed Dr. Evan Carton, UT Professor of English and former Free Minds faculty, to discuss The Blind Side, the 2009 film about a homeless boy who became an All-American football player. The class met over coffee and cookies at … Continue reading