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.

Thursday, December 10
Bob Marley One Love Dance Party

Bob Marley One Love Party Poster

Date: Thursday, December 10, 2015
Location: Allison Hall Community Room
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate the life, music, and politics of the iconic "Rasta Warrior," Bob Marley. Just as Bob Marley used his 1978 One Love Peace Concert to bring the warring political factions together, this dance party is an opportunity to come together across the various axes of difference that sometimes divides us.