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September 2014

Sept. 10, National Pan Hellenic Council  and DU President Walter Kimbrough welcome Michelle Guobadia of CampusSpeak to talk about "Hazing makes you a better Greek, and other stupid myths", Georges Auditorium, 6:30 p.m. Free and open to public.

Sept. 13,  International Food and Music Festival -  Student Union, Health & Wellness Center Parking Lot & Union Circle areas, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Sept. 15, Opening of traveling exhibit, "Children, Youth & Civil Rights, 1951-1968" and "Children and Young People's Contributions to the Civil Rights Movement", William Alexander Library, 8 a.m. Exhibit runs through Oct. 15.

Sept. 18,  Presidential Lecture Series presents BRAIN FOOD featuring Michael Steele - Professional Schools & Sciences Building Georges Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Sept. 18 - 21, Freedom Summer, presented by the American Theater Project of New Orleans, Cook Theater, 8 p.m., with a 3 p.m. matinee, Sunday, Sept. 21, tickets, $20, available at

Sept. 20, Upward Bound Celebrates 50 Years, a brunch and program,  Student Union Ballroom and Lobby, 10 a.m. - Noon. 

Sept. 20 Public Lecture Series, featuring Dr. V.P. Franklin, University of California, Riverside; Distinguished Professor of History & Education; Editor of The Journal of African American History, William Alexander Library, 2 - 4 p.m. Sponsored by The Journal of African-American History. For additional information about the exhibit and lecture series, please visit:

Sept. 22, Dr. Nancy Dixon, Assistant Professor of English and co-Program Coordinator, will be reading at the New Orleans Public Library “Banned Books” week, on Monday, September 22, from 6-8 pm, Main Library on Loyola.

Sept. 25, Master Chef Christian Green's Cooking Demonstration, Kearny Hall, guest chef for the Ray Charles Material Culture program, 11a.m. - 1:30 p.m., meals are $8.

Sept. 29 - Oct. 6, Melton Foundation's Global Citizens Conference, contact Dr. Lana Chambliss, (504) 816-4243 for details.

October 2014

Oct. 2, One Book, One New Orleans, Community Book Discussion with Dr. Megan Holt, Professor of English, Tulane University. Featured book is Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas, by Rebecca Solinett and Rebecca Snedeker, 6-8:30 p.m., Will W. Alexander Library, Dillard University. For more information visit the One Book, One New Orleans website at:

Oct. 10, Local Guidance Counselors and Principals Appreciation Luncheon, Student Union, 9-Noon.

Oct. 11, UNCF 5-K and Walk-a-Thon - Audubon Park, 8 a.m.

Oct. 14, Presidential Lecture Series presents BRAIN FOOD featuring Maggie Anderson - Professional Schools & Sciences Building Georges Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Oct. 15, Book Reading and Signing: “Black Gold: An Anthology of Black Poets”, with Editor, Ja A. Jahannes: a literary event hosted by Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy and the English Program of Dillard University, 5:30 - 7 p.m.

Oct. 19, Founders Day Event - Lawless Chapel, contact the Academic Affairs office for details

Oct. 25, 8th Annual Housing & Home Improvement Festival - Professional Schools & Sciences Building Atrium Area, contact the Community & Church Relations office for details

Oct. 28, Take Back the Night Spoken Word featuring guest artist Tova Charles, 6 p.m., Will W. Alexander Library

Oct. 29, Take Back the Night to End Sexual Assault, 5 p.m. buses leave Dillard for Loyola and Tulane Universities; March begins at 7 p.m. 

November 2014

Nov. 1, Dr. Dixon will also be featured in panel discussing her book, N.O. Lit: 200 Years of New Orleans Literature at the Louisiana Book Festival on Saturday, November 1, from 11-11:45 with a book signing to follow.

Nov. 13-16, Homecoming Activities -  Campus Wide, contact the Student Engagement office for details

Nov. 14, High School Senior Shadow Day, all day, campus wide. 

Nov. 20-24, Dr. Dixon will be presenting her essay, “Lyle Saxon’s ‘The Centaur Plays Croquet,’ an Improvised Life,” at the Faulkner Words and Music Festival, November 20-24, and her essay has been published in the online journal, Double Dealer Redux.

December 2014 

Dec. 2,  Justice Revious O. Ortique, Jr. Lecture Series featuring Benjamin Crump - Professional Schools & Sciences Building Georges Auditorium, 7 p.m.


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