The Englert Theatre Presents: Jane Elliott
Jane Elliott, former third-grade schoolteacher and anti-racism activist, is best known for her “Blue Eyes–Brown Eyes” exercise. This exercise was first conducted with Jane’s class the day after Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. The controversial exercise was pioneering in the field now known as diversity training. Elliott is a recipient of the National Mental Health Association Award for Excellence in Education, and travels the world giving lectures, workshops, and leading corporate diversity training.
About The Green Room:
How does one community get smarter…
Employ that knowledge to uplift the lives of its residents…
Join with other cities and towns across the country…
And collectively change the world?
If you’re interested in finding answers to these questions, join us this fall for The Green Room, a University of Iowa Honors Program course and community-wide educational experiment open to all residents of Iowa City.
Taught by David Lynn Gould, The Green Room will meet at 7 p.m. on select Monday nights in August through October at The Englert Theatre. Find your community, share your thoughts, and join us for this one-of-a-kind, multi-dimensional learning experience. This event series is FREE and open to the public.
Monday, September 18, 2017 at 7:00pm
The Englert Theatre 221 East Washington Street, Iowa City, IA 52240