Join us for a screening of the short film “The Ball Method” (2020) directed by Dagmawi Abebe. A discussion will follow the screening with Dagmawi Abebe and Dr. Vincent Cannataro, Assistant Professor of Biology.
About the film: "Alice Ball, a 23 year-old African American Chemist living in 1915 Hawaii fights against racial and gender barriers to find an effective treatment for leprosy before Kalani, a 10-year-old patient is exiled into the leper colony of Molokai." (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10318550/).
Co-sponsored by the Sociology Department, Department of Political Science and International Studies, the History Department, the Theology & Religious Studies Department, the Biology Department, the Office of Mission & Spirituality, Office of Human Resources, School of Nursing, The Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Biology Club, Black Student Union (BSU), and the Library Learning Commons.
Monday, October 5 at 6:00pmVirtual Event