Dead Man Walking Series

The events in this series are inspired by the book Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States, by Sister Helen Prejean, C.S.J. She has dedicated over 30 years educating the public about the death penalty in the United States, as well as counseling death row inmates, and has been instrumental in sparking national dialogue on the death penalty.

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Biographical Sketch >>

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Dead Man Walking

ArtStreet Friday Film Series

October 3 & 17, 8:00 pm. ArtStreet Studio B. Sponsored by ArtStreet. Details >>


Jake Heggie Residency

January 28 - 30. Times and locations vary. Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Office of the Dean, the Department of Music, the Graul Chair in Arts and Languages, and the Dayton Opera. Details >>


Jake Heggie: Wednesday at One Convocation

January 28, 1:00 pm. Sears Recital Hall. Sponsored by the Department of Music, the Graul Chair in Arts and Languages and the College of Arts and Sciences Office of the Dean. Details >>


An Evening with Jake Heggie

Concert, with soloists

January 29, 8:00 pm. Sears Recital Hall. Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Office of the Dean, the Department of Music, the Graul Chair in Arts and Languages, and the Dayton Opera. Details >>


A Discussion with Composer Jake Heggie

A Campus Cultural Connections Event. January 30, 10:00 - 10:50 am. Sears Recital Hall. Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Office of the Dean, the Department of Music, the Graul Chair in Arts and Languages, and the Dayton Opera. Details >>


Master Class with Jake Heggie

A Campus Cultural Connections Event. January 30, 11:00 am - 12:50 pm. Sears Recital Hall. Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Office of the Dean, the Graul Chair in Arts and Languages, and the Dayton Opera. Details >>


Capital Punishment

A Roundtable Discussion

February 4, 7:00 - 9:00 pm. Sears Recital Hall. Sponsored by the Department of History, the Department of Philosophy, the Criminal Justice Studies Program and the Graul Chair in Arts and Languages. Details >>


School-to-Prison Pipeline

A Campus Cultural Connections Event. February 9, 2:00 - 4:00 pm. Sears Recital Hall. Sponsored by the Graul Chair in Arts and Languages. Details >>


Kicking the Habit

With Malice Toward Nun(s)

A Campus Cultural Connections Event. February 10, 1:30 - 2:45 pm. Sears Recital Hall. Sponsored by the Graul Chair in Arts and Languages and the Department of History. Details >>


Does the Death Penalty have a Future?

Panel Discussion

February 18, 7:00 pm. Sears Recital Hall. Sponsored by the Prelaw Program, the School of Law, the Graul Chair in Arts and Languages and the Dayton Opera. Details >>

Dead Man Walking

Film Screening

February 20, 5:00 pm. Kennedy Union Ballroom. Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement and the Graul Chair in Arts and Languages. Details >>


Dayton Art Institute: The Last Supper

Dedicated to Dead Man Walking

February 21 - April 12, during museum hours. Dayton Art Institute. Sponsored by the Department of Art and Design and the Graul Chair in Arts and Languages. In partnership with the Dayton Art Institute. Details >>


UD Night at the Opera: Dead Man Walking

Dayton Opera, Dayton Performing Arts Alliance

February 25, 7:00 pm. The Benjamin and Marion Schuster Center for the Performing Arts. Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Office of the Dean and the Humanities Commons. Details >>

Tickets for the Dayton Opera's Dead Man Walking are now available at the KU Box Office for ALL First Year Students, regardless of letter of last name. More information >>


Sr. Helen Prejean

A UD Speaker Series Event. February 26, 7 pm. RecPlex. Sponsored by the Office of the Provost. Details >>


Opening Night: Dead Man Walking

Dayton Opera, Dayton Performing Arts Alliance

February 27 at 8:00 pm, March 1 at 3:00 pm. The Benjamin and Marion Schuster Center for the Performing Arts. Sponsored by the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance. Details >>


Mandela: Long walk to Freedom

Guided Discussion & Film

A Campus Cultural Connections Event; A Prison Film Series Event; A Part of Black History Month. February 27, discussion at 1:00 pm, film at 2:00 pm. ArtStreet Studio B. Sponsored by ArtStreet and the Graul Chair in Arts and Languages. Details >>


Follow Me Down: Portraits of LouIsiana Prison Musicians

Guided Discussion & Film

A Prison Film Series Event. March 13, 7:00 pm. ArtStreet Studio B. Sponsored by ArtStreet and the Graul Chair in the Arts and Languages. Details >>


Carandiru

Guided Discussion & Film

A Prison Film Series Event. March 20, 7:00 pm. ArtStreet Studio B. Sponsored by ArtStreet and the Graul Chair in Arts and Languages. Details >>


The Last Supper: A Humanitarian's Approach to the Death Penalty Debate

Gallery Talk

March 25, 4:00 - 5:30 pm. Gallery 121, The Dayton Art Institute. Sponsored by the Department of Art and Design and the University Honors Program. Details >>