World Trust Filmmaker Continues Holy Cross’ 40 Years of Coeducation Celebration

September 27th, 2013 by 

Shakti Butler, Ph. D. will be giving a lecture to discuss her latest film “Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity” on Thursday, October 3 at 7:00 p.m. in Rehm Library. The Office of Multicultural Education will be sponsoring the talk as a continued recognition of forty years of coeducation. The event is free and open to the public.

As an active educator of racial equity for over two decades, Butler is a filmmaker and Founder & Creative Director of World Trust, which is a nonprofit organization that promotes social justice through film and dialogue. The organization creates programs and seminars based on their thought-provoking films. Butler produced and directed groundbreaking documentaries, such as “The Way Home,” “Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible,” and “Light in the Shadows.”

Her latest film, “Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity,” uses narrative, theater, and music to expose the larger frame of structural racial inequity. Her lecture will use this film to focus on multicultural disparities which threaten issues of justice and equality.

Related Information

For additional information, please contact Bridget Cass at 508-793-2419.

| More
Tags
Categories
News, Press Release

Comments are closed.

Sort By:
or
07/18/14 Talented Young Musicians Take Journey Through Classical Music at Inaugural Summer Program
07/15/14 ‘Boston student-athlete thrives after early turmoil’
07/11/14 Strong Alumni Support Makes for Record-Breaking Year in Giving to Holy Cross
07/10/14 Holy Cross Magazine Receives International CASE Award for Editorial Design
See All
See All

Featured Videos

See video
Strong Alumni Support Makes for Record-Breaking Year in Giving to Holy Cross

Watch Video >
See video
Video: Galician Bagpiper Cristina Pato Kicks Off Arts Initiative With Rousing Performance

Watch Video >
See video
‘African community leaders call for Nigeria to respond to kidnappings’

Watch Video >
More

What’s Happening on Campus

07/25/2014

Our Fragile Home

See More >
08/15/2014

As Far As the Eye Can See

See More >
08/24/2014

Early Arrivals Mass

See More >
09/03/2014

Career Carnival

See More >
More

Holy Cross in the News

07/15/14

‘Boston student-athlete thrives after early turmoil’

Boston Globe

Attacked by her knife-wielding father when still in the womb, Yonetta Harris, a member of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2018, has built a life that touches many. In...

06/25/14

‘Sporting cold feet’

Canadian Broadcast Corporation News

With the FIFA World Cup at the center of attention around the world, Victor Matheson, professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, offers major Canadian news...

06/20/14

‘Making it easier to fire teachers won’t get you better ones’

Los Angeles Times

In an article for the Los Angeles Times, Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, discusses the recent California Superior Court...