Writer, feminist activist and social critic Bell Hooks will present “Love, Race and Domination” at 5 p.m. on April 6 in Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium at Wake Forest. The event is free and open to the public. Hooks examines topics such as African-American feminism, the civil rights movement and capitalism. Her publications include “Ain’t I A Woman: Black Women and Feminism” and “Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black.”
Allen O. Kinzer, the former BMW executive who launched the company’s South Carolina plant, will discuss his experience in global manufacturing on April 7 at Wake Forest. His talk, “Cross-Cultural Implications of Manufacturing in a Global Economy,” will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Carswell Hall, Room 111. The free and public event is part of the Critical Issues in Business and Accountancy speaker series sponsored by Wake Forest’s Wayne Calloway School of Business and Accountancy. Kinzer is currently with the manufacturing consulting company, A.O. Kinzer and Associates Inc., which he formed after retiring from BMW in 1998.
-“Mabuhay, Pilipinas: An Exhibit of Filipino and Filipino-American Culture” will open April 6 at Wake Forest’s Museum of Anthropology. The exhibit traces Filipino-American history with photographs, artifacts and text. Featured items include weaving, carving and metalwork. The Filipino word “mabuhay” (ma-boo-hay) means “live!” and is a wish for a long and fulfilling life. A reception celebrating the exhibit’s opening will be held on April 9 at 7 p.m. in the museum.
Friday, April 2, is a holiday for faculty, students and staff.
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