Black History Month
Black History Month 2011 Schedule of Events
Please join us for the following featured events during Black History Month 2011 - "Living Legacies" and visit our entire schedule.Ernest Green, Black History Month Keynote Address
Thursday, February 10
7 p.m., McConomy Auditorium, UC
Ernest Green is one of the first nine students to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., following the 1954 historic Supreme Court Decision, Brown vs. Board of Education. In 1999, President Clinton presented the Little Rock Nine with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor, for outstanding bravery during the integration in 1957.
Event is free and open to the public. Reception to follow event. For more in formation, please visit the University Lecture Series.
Nell Irvin Painter
Center for African-American Urban Studies and the Economy (CAUSE) Lecture
Friday, February 11
4:30 p.m., Connan Room, UC
Nell Irvin Painter is the Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita at Princeton University. Dr. Painter's talk, titled "The History of White People," will address how the definition of who is "white" and who is "American" evolved over time.
Speak Your Mind: "Invictus Desire of Mandela"
Tuesday, February 15
6 p.m., Hamerschlag House, Student Lounge
Student Facilitator: Adewale Desalu (CIT '14)
Friday, February 18
6:30 p.m., Rangos Ballroom, UC
Theme: "Who Am I?"
Sponsored by Impact Movement
Dennis Howard, Black History Month Featured Speaker
"Music like dirt rasta! Genre defiance and bonding in the Kingston Creative Echo Chamber"
Monday, February 21
4:30 p.m., Porter Hall 100, Gregg Hall
Dennis Howard is a Jamaican musicologist, producer and artist manager. He is one of Jamaica's most noted musicologists, with over thirty (30) years of experience in the media and entertainment industries. As a veteran of broadcast media, his vast experiences span both radio and television.
Co-sponsored by the Department of Modern Language, English & History
An Evening with Yona Harvey
Tuesday, February 22
6 p.m., Danforth Lounge, UC
Yona Harvey is an Assistant Teaching Professor of English (Creative Writing).
CulinArt African Cuisine
Wednesday, February 23
5 p.m., Schatz Dining Room, UC
Special thanks to the Young African Leaders Alliance