Constitution Day

Constitution Day celebrates the signing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787. This year, the University of North Texas is looking at the constitutionality of a new Texas law, Senate Bill 4 (SB 4,) that goes into effect on September 1, 2017.

Doc Spot Film Series: Finding Our Voice - The Dallas Gay and Lesbian Community

The Doc Spot Film Series is presented by the UNT Media Library and features thought-provoking and timely documentaries.

Finding Our Voice: The Dallas Gay and Lesbian Community explores the memories and experiences of those who helped develop a thriving gay and lesbian community in the heart of the Bible Belt. Using archival footage and vintage photographs spanning more than six decades, this film tells the story of a community that stood up, spoke out, and confronted crisis.

Threads of Remembrance: Special Collections Lecture

This lecture will be given by Dr. Agatha Beins, Associate Professor in the Department of Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies at Texas Woman’s University.
 
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the inaugural display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt in 1987, this exhibit explores the history of the AIDS Memorial Quilt and the Dallas-Fort Worth community's response to the AIDS epidemic. Dr. Beins will be discussing the AIDS Memorial Quilt, and the role of art as activism in the larger social movement involving LGBT and feminist activists.