On Wednesday, Feb. 28th daughter of Malcolm X and author Ilyasah Shabazz will be in conversation with Dr. Zebulon Miletsky, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at the Closing Ceremony of Black History Month–featuring performances, presentations and Very Special Guest: Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X and author of “Growing Up X”. Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 7:00-10:00 pm, SAC Ballroom A.
On February 20th our very own Dr. Abena Asare was one of the keynote speakers at the MLK Jr. Day Celebration/ Unity Fest organized by the Building Bridges Brookhaven organization. Please find a photo of her and the other panelists and the program from the day.
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Diversity Film Series
Join us for a discussion on gender roles as we watch clips from the documentary Miss Representation
This film explores how media sells the idea that women’s value lies in their youth, beauty, and sexuality and that men learn that their success it tied to dominance, power and aggression.
Moderator: Tiffany Bermudez, Apartment Living Coordinator
Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2UZZV3xU6Q.
Light Refreshments Provided
Thursday, March 1st @ 6pm-7:15pm
West E Commons
Mr. Rodney Leon will present the following talk in the Richard B. Moore Library, SBS S224 on Wednesday, February 28th at 4:00PM:
The role of architecture in preservation of truth and memory
Light refreshments served. This program is co-sponsored by the Department of History and the Humanities Institute.
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Please join us for a round table discussion on Africana Studies’ 50 year anniversary.
The discussion will be Wednesday, February 14th at 1:00PM (campus life time) in the Richard B. Moore Library, SBS S224.
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Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Central Reading Room
The Libraries Equity, Inclusion & Diversity Committee, Africana Studies and Music Department celebrate:
“History of Hip Hop”
Screening of select portions from 3 documentaries: Copyright Criminals, Something for Nothing: The Art of Rap, and Hip Hop: Beyond Hits and Rhymesalong with a panel discussion.
Parrish Smith (EPMD)
Zebulon Miletsky (Africana Studies)
Angelique Lucien (Africana Studies)
David Brounley (Music)
The event provides insight into the history of this American music genre. It also examines the culture and artistry of Hip Hop music.
Source: The History of Hip-Hop