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St. Johns River State College

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2990 College Drive
St. Augustine, 32084
(904) 808-7474 https://libraries.sjrstate.edu/TheWholeStaircase

June 2019

Film Screening: A Class Divided

June 3, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
St. Johns River State College, 2990 College Drive
St. Augustine, 32084
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Film Screening: A Class Divided Join SJR State Sociology professor Julie Blanco-Davila for a screening and discussion of the PBS/Frontline documentary, A Class Divided. “The day after Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed, a teacher in a small town in Iowa tried a daring classroom experiment. She decided to treat children with blue eyes as [...]

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The Whole Staircase Film Series

June 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
St. Johns River State College, 2990 College Drive
St. Augustine, 32084
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The Whole Staircase: Films Celebrating 400 Years of African American History & Culture The film Loving is being shown on National Loving Day in the Campus Library. Rated PG-13, it's "The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal [...]

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September 2019

Whole Staircase Film Series

September 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St. Johns River State College, 2990 College Drive
St. Augustine, 32084
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As part of St. Johns River State College's Whole Staircase Film Series, Dr. Tiri Fellows will present The Butler on September 18, 2019 in the Campus Library, room L-112.  Dr. Fellows, professor of American Sign Language, selected this film for inclusion in The Whole Staircase Film Series. Dr. Fellows selected this film because she grew [...]

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Opening Night – The Road Well Traveled Exhibit

September 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
St. Johns River State College, 2990 College Drive
St. Augustine, 32084
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Join us for Opening Night of The Road Well Traveled: Celebrating the Art and History of Florida’s Highwaymen Exhibit located in the Campus Library.  Opening remarks presented by SJR State humanities professor, Dr. Krista Ubbels. Click on the event website link for additional information.

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The Road Well Traveled Exhibit

September 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sep 20 - Oct 9, 2019
St. Johns River State College, 2990 College Drive
St. Augustine, 32084
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The Road Well Traveled: Celebrating the Art and History of Florida’s Highwaymen St. Johns River State College is proud to exhibit 20 paintings by the original Highwaymen. Works by the following artists will be shown in the Campus Library: Curtis Arnett, Mary Ann Carroll, Isaac Knight, A.E. “Ben” Backus, Johnny Daniels, Harold Newton, Al Black, [...]

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October 2019

The Whole Staircase Film Series

October 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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Oct 1 at 9:30am & 12:30pm
St. Johns River State College, 2990 College Drive
St. Augustine, 32084
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The Whole Staircase: Films Celebrating 400 Years of African American History & Culture The film "Voting Matters" will be shown on October 1, 2019 in the Campus Library at 9:30am and 12:30pm. More than 50 years after the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most extensive pieces of civil rights legislation, people of [...]

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Gallery Talk

October 3, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
St. Johns River State College, 2990 College Drive
St. Augustine, 32084
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Join SJR State humanities professor, Cristy Furr, for Gallery Talk.   She'll discuss the art of the Florida Highwaymen.  The Road Well Traveled: Celebrating the Art and History of Florida’s Highwaymen Exhibit is on display in the St. Augustine Campus Library from September 19 - October 9, 2019.  It features twenty paintings by Florida's original Highwaymen. [...]

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The Art of the Highwaymen Presentation

October 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
St. Johns River State College, 2990 College Drive
St. Augustine, 32084
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Painting Paradise: The Art of the Highwaymen presented by Gary Monroe Gary Monroe, a leading authority on the Florida Highwaymen, has authored several books about the artists including, The Highwaymen: Florida's African American Painters, which brought the work of the Highwaymen renewed attention nationwide. As part of SJR State's commemoration of 400 Years of African [...]

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Commemorative Speaker Series

October 24, 2019 @ 12:15 pm
St. Johns River State College, 2990 College Drive
St. Augustine, 32084
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Commemorative Speaker Series:  Eretta Morris Presents African Americans on U.S. Postage Stamps This presentation, in the Campus Library, room L-112, includes a display of posters, pictures, and collected stamps. Ms. Morris will bring to life leading historical figures and events in African American History through stamps. Eretta Morris is a retired history teacher and a [...]

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November 2019

The Whole Staircase Film Series

November 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
St. Johns River State College, 2990 College Drive
St. Augustine, 32084
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The Whole Staircase: Films Celebrating 400 Years of African American History & Culture On November 4, the St. Johns River State College will present the film "By The People: The Election of Barack Obama" in the Campus Library, room L112.  It offers an intimate, 360-degree exploration of rooms in the White House residence and the [...]

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Immersive Experiences in African American History

November 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
St. Johns River State College, 2990 College Drive
St. Augustine, 32084
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Walk a Mile in My Shoes: Immersive Experiences in African American History The St. Johns River State College is offering a virtual reality experience that transports you to an event, era, or place of significance in African American history. On November 14, the public can view The People's House: Inside the White House with Barack [...]

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Commemorative Speaker Series

November 21, 2019 @ 12:15 pm
St. Johns River State College, 2990 College Drive
St. Augustine, 32084
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Commemorative Speaker Series: Dr. Michael Butler presents Race, History, and St. Augustine: Its Importance Then & Now Dr. Butler will discuss Race, History, and St. Augustine: Its Importance Then & Now. He received both his Master’s and Doctorate in History from the University of Mississippi, where he specialized in 20th century Southern History with an [...]

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