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Black History Month events at UNCG

February is Black History Month, and UNCG has a variety of events coming up to celebrate and educate over the course of the month.

  • February 4: Black History Month Kickoff: Join the African American and Diaspora Studies program and the Office of Intercultural Engagement for a celebratory start to the month. Play Black History Month jeopardy, network with students and AADS faculty, and register to attend CACE 2019. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Curry 349, 12 p.m.
  • February 11 & 12: Get Ready for CACE Workshops: An interactive workshop to prepare students to present at CACE and other academic conferences. Feb. 11, EUC Azalea 11 a.m. Feb. 12, EUC Birch, 3 p.m.
  • February 12: Conversation with the Community: Africans in the Greco-Roman world: Dr. Omar Ali and Dr. Becky Muich will lead a discussion about Africans in the Greco-Roman world, followed by a reception. EUC Claxton, 6 p.m.
  • February 19: Race, Racism, and Society: Professor, author, and critical race scholar scholar, Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva will lead a talk on racism and society. SOEB 114, 11 a.m.
  • February 19: Modern Black Lives & The Medieval Right: Dr. Cord Whitaker will lead a talk about the role of the Middle Ages in the development of modern racial ideology. MHRA 1215, 5:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 26, Forgotten Black Voices, 5:30-8 p.m, Alumni House. This program is an opportunity to remember those who at times have been forgotten. The conversation will be moderated by Jabar Boykin and will include poetry readings from students.

  • February 26: CACE 2019 Literary Cafe: Listen to spoken word performances about creating a resilient and limitless feature, with a tribute to Lorenzo “Logie” Meachum. EUC Alexander, 6 p.m.
  • February 27: CACE 2019: This year’s Conference on African American & African Diasporic Cultures & Experience is on the subject “Afrofuturism: Resiliency and Creativity.” Come to the all-day conference, featuring presentations by students and faculty of UNCG and other institutions, a dialogue on African and African-American relations, workshops, networking, and a screening of “Black Panther.” For more information and a full schedule, see the website. Register to attend or present here.
  • Feb. 27, Hidden No More: Stem Women of Color, 4-5:30 p.m., Sullivan 101, Mead Auditorium. Historically, women of color have faced challenges pursuing careers in STEM. Hear from four women who, despite their challenges, have made contributions to their respective fields and are pushing society forward.

  • February 28: Stories Without Words Exhibition: This exhibition of the art of Dr. Frank Woods and Vandorn Hinnant explores pathways from the spiritual to the metaphysical. Opens Feb. 28 and runs through March 30. The Artery Gallery (1711 Spring Garden St), 10 am.-6 p.m.

See more events on the calendar of the Office of Intercultural Engagement.

If your department or program has a related event, please let us know at cweekly@uncg.edu.