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Civil Rights Icon to Speak at Bryn Mawr

See which speakers are appearing in the Greater Philly area.

Bryn Mawr College will end its Black History Month with a presentation from a civil rights icon.

Dick Gregory, a comedian and social critic, will be giving the keynote address for the college's celebration of Black History Month on Feb 28 at 7 p.m.

The speech is being held at the Thomas Great Hall and is open to all.

Here are a few other speakers coming to the area:

Anne Dinshah, a lifetime vegan and author of Dating Vegans, a book about maintaing relationships with people who have selective diets, will be visiting Villanova on March 13. Dinshah will hold a cooking demonstration, an interactive session titled "Be Socail, Be Healthy," and will judge submissions from the school's "Veggie Mania" competition. Email diningservices@villanova.edu for more information.


English and founding director of Film Studies at Muhlenberg College, Francesca Coppa, is visiting Swathmore College on March 6 to discuss storytelling across several media and how fan-created work can reflect neglected parts of modern society

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