Black History Month 2013
1/31/2013 8:14:00 AM by Doug

(Tentative Schedule, Subject to Change)

Tuesday, Feb. 5
The Modern Day Civil Rights Movement
7 p.m, Dominican Hall Conference Room 114
Ever wonder what it would be like to protest against injustice like they did in the 60s? Join our panelists as they share their experiences of modern day social justice issues.

Wednesday, Feb. 6
Underground Railroad Scavenger Hunt
7 p.m., Ledwidge Ballroom
Be a part of this interactive Underground Railroad experience. Similar to the "Amazing Race" follow clues to get to your next stop, but watch out for slave hunters!

Wednesday, Feb. 13
The Emancipation Proclamation: 150 Years Later
Noon, Rueckert Auditorium
SHU faculty members Matthew Barbee and Julieanna Frost will discuss the importance of the Emancipation Proclamation 150 years ago and why it’s still relevant today.

Saturday, Feb. 16
NAACP Founders Day
2 p.m., Ledwidge Ballroom
The Lenawee NAACP is having an afternoon of music, poetry and history as they celebrate the work of the national NAACP. Sponsored by the Lenawee County NAACP.

Thursday, Feb. 21
The Haitian Revolution: How Slaves Became Citizens
7 p.m., Dominican Hall Room 206
Join SHU faculty member Sheila Nowinski as she breaks down the Haitian Revolution; and its relevance to the world then and now.

Thursday, Feb. 28
Cultural Coffeehouse Lounge
7:30-9 p.m., Ledwidge Ballroom
Live jazz musical from the Siena Jazz Band and spoken word performances all celebrating Black History. Sponsored by the Music Department and Multicultural Student Services.

Every Thursday
The Pulse on Culture
11 a.m.-noon, Benincasa Dining Hall
Check out a live simulation radio broadcast; hear music and interviews of thoughts and opinions from members of the SHU community on the subject of Black History Month.

All Month
Library Display: African Americans in History and Culture
Third Floor of Sacred Heart Hall

All events are free and open to the public (however, the Pulse on Culture event requires paying for lunch in the dining hall). For more information about any of these events, please contact the SHU Office Multicultural Student Services at 264-7175.

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