Category Humanities Forum

Amy Davis: “Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theatres”

Humanities Forum — Focus on Gentrification in Baltimore
Amy Davis, author and Baltimore Sun photojournalist
“Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theatres”
Wednesday, April 11, 7 p.m.
132 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

Amy Davis presents vintage images of opulent movie palaces and neighborhood theaters in her talk on Baltimore’s forgotten movie theaters. Based on her new book, Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theaters, Davis invites us to imagine Charm City’s past as we confront today’s neglected urban landscape. (Click on heading for full description.)

Redevelopment and Justice in Baltimore

Humanities Forum — Focus on Gentrification in Baltimore
Panel Discussion: “Redevelopment and Justice in Baltimore”
Wednesday, April 18, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Gentrification has long been a watchword for neighborhoods facing redevelopment and the many social and economic changes it brings. How can Baltimore neighborhoods renew themselves without forcing out local residents or homogenizing diverse populations? This expert panel will focus on key questions linking gentrification and social justice, from why black neighborhoods and immigrants matter to the role of arts and entertainment districts in the process of redevelopment. (Click heading for full description.)

Carole McCann: “Planned Parenthood in Maryland: A Vital Community Resource”

Lipitz Lecture
Humanities Forum and Social Sciences Forum
Carole McCann, Professor and Chair, Gender + Women’s Studies
“Planned Parenthood in Maryland: A Vital Community Resource”
Thursday, May 3, 4–5 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

This talk will highlight Carole McCann’s project about Planned Parenthood of Maryland (PPM), which marked its 90th anniversary in 2017. (Click heading for full description.)