(Rescheduled from January) “The Central Park Five” author and filmmaker Sarah Burns will sign books at 6:30 p.m. and screen and discuss her documentary at 7 p.m. about the 1989 Central Park jogger case in which five black and Hispanic teenagers were wrongfully convicted of raping a woman, spending up to 13 years in prison before a serial rapist confessed. All events, including book sales, will be held in the Benes Rooms of Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Burns directed “The Central Park Five” with her father, acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns. The event is OWU’s 2019 Butler A. Jones Lecture on Race and Society sponsored by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and Social Justice Program with the following OWU departments, programs, and offices: Journalism and Communication, Modern Foreign Languages, Film Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Black World Studies, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, and President’s Office. Admission is free. Learn more at www.owu.edu/soan.
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Earlier Event: March 1Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitics by Cantay Çalişkan
Later Event: March 5Milton Friedman Lecture: Dr. Mark Schweitzer