Gary Chapel | University Hall

7:30 p.m. Jan. 30 – Author and filmmaker Sarah Burns will screen and discuss “The Central Park Five,” a documentary about the 1989 Central Park jogger case in which five teenagers were wrongfully convicted of raping a woman, spending between six and 13 years in prison before a serial rapist confessed. Burns will speak in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. She directed “The Central Park Five” with her father, acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns, and she wrote a book of the same name. Her three-hour screening and presentation is OWU’s 2019 Butler A. Jones Lecture on Race and Society sponsored by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Social Justice Program, and Black Student Union with the following OWU departments, programs and offices: Journalism and Communication, Modern Foreign Languages, Film Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Black World Studies, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, and President’s Office. Admission is free. Learn more about the lecture series at www.owu.edu/soan.