Events scheduled for Black History Month
Posted January 29, 2004; 10:27 a.m.
Lectures, films and live music and dance performances are among the numerous events planned for Black History Month at the University in February. An online calendar of events is available.
- Eddie Glaude Jr. , associate professor of religion, will speak on the need for African-American students to become more politically active. The lecture is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, at the Marti Lounge in the Fields Center. It is part of the W.E.B. DuBois Intellectual Series, a monthly discussion between students and African-American professors.
- The annual Black History Month dinner and awards ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at the Fields Center. Reservations are required for this event acknowledging members of the University community for outstanding service. Those interested should e-mail the coordinators by noon Monday, Feb. 9.
- The Pin Points Theater Company of Washington, D.C., will perform the award-winning play, "The Meeting," at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, in the Forbes Blackbox Theater. Playwright Jeff Stetson hypothesizes what would have happened if Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. had met before they were assassinated just three years apart.
- Children and adults will have an opportunity to make crafts, play games and enjoy music and dance of the Caribbean at an event, "The Caribbean Influence," from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at the Fields Center.
For more information, contact Makeba Clay , director of the Fields Center.
Contact: Tom Bartus (609) 258-3601