Film Archive to remember Malcolm X this month
In memory of the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X this month, the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African-American Research, Harvard’s Department of African and African American Studies, and the Harvard Film Archive will co-present three films in honor of this dynamic and controversial leader.
On Feb. 19, the archive will screen Spike Lee’s narrative biopic, “Malcolm X.” And on Feb. 21, the archive will present Arnold Perl’s documentary “Malcolm X” and Ken Jacobs’ short “Perfect Film.” All screenings take place at 7 p.m. at 24 Quincy St.
Contact the Harvard Film Archive at (617) 495-4700 for more information.
Summer stipends available for public sector internships
The Institute of Politics (IOP) is offering a limited number of stipends to enable undergraduates returning to Harvard in the fall to accept summer jobs in local, state, or federal government; public interest groups; and nongovernmental organizations and political organizations that operate within the United States. Students are responsible for obtaining employment, and the job should be full time and last a minimum of six weeks.
Awards of up to $2,500 will be made on a competitive basis with consideration given to the substance, location, and value of the job to the applicant, as well as financial need. Visit http://www.iop.harvard.edu to apply online, or to explore the institute’s Guide for Political Internships. Applications are due April 15.
– Compiled by Andrew Brooks