Fall 2015 Programs and Events

October 2015 EVENTS

Thursday, October 1
Patricia Hill Collins – “Morgan Lecturer”
Intersectionality, Black Youth and Political Activism 

Patricia Hill Collins Poster

Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015 
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium

This talk examines how intersectional frameworks shed light on new directions for anti-racist activism, especially among African American youth.

Tuesday, October 6
Actions Between Territories: A Lecture by Christopher Cozier

Chris Cozier

Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. 
Location: Weiss Center for the Creative Arts, Room 235

Mr. Cozier's art will be on exhibit from Monday, October 5, through Tuesday, October 6 in Weiss Gallery 204

Thursday, October 22
Africana Studies Mixer

Africana Studies Mixer 2015 flyer

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Holland Union Building, Room 205 & 206

Come join us for our lunch-time mixer and speak with current students and faculty to learn more about the program and all the benefits the major has to offer. A light lunch will be provided.

Monday, October 26
Screening of "Out in the Night"

Africana Studies Out Poster

Date: Monday, October 26, 2015 
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Althouse Science Hall, Room 106

The film examines race, gender identity and sexuality through the lives of four young lesbian African American Women.

Wednesday, October 28
How Things Fall Apart: Race and Suspicion in Police-Civilian Encounters
A Lecture by Nikki Jones

Africana Studies njones poster

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Anita Tuvin Schlecter Auditorium
Time:  7:00 p.m. 

This lecture will examine how race, suspicion and bias shape the earliest moments of such encounters.