A proper celebration is called for as we kick off the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Join us in Paresky Commons on January 17th for cake and balloons over dinner!
The History Department will host a lunch and Q&A after the All School Meeting kick-off to discuss the presentation, answer questions, and do a deeper dive into the history behind and beyond the 19th Amendment. Join the experts!
Join the All-School Meeting on January 17th, 2020 to kick off 100 events to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Join faculty members of the Phillips Academy History Department for a look at the history behind and beyond this landmark moment in the history of Civil Rights.
Acclaimed filmmaker Byron Hurt will be on campus October 9th through October 12th, 2019 to share with students and faculty his work on anti-sexist education. An award-winning documentary filmmaker, writer, and anti-sexist activist. Hurt is also the former host of the Emmy-nominated series, “REEL WORKS with BYRON HURT.” His documentary, Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and broadcast nationally on PBS’ Emmy-award winning series Independent Lens.
Byron’s latest film, Soul Food Junkies, won the CNN Best Documentary Award at the American Black Film Festival and Best Documentary at the Urbanworld Film Festival in New York City. Soul Food Junkies aired nationally on PBS’ Emmy-Award winning series Independent Lens in January and April 2013.
A member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, Hurt’s next film is called Hazing: How Badly Do You Want In?