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ASU Announces 2013 Black History Month Schedule

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Release Date: Jan 17, 2013

ASU's 2013 Black History Month schedule features a full slate of events for students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community.


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A diverse schedule of campus programs, events and lectures will help motivate, inspire and enlighten the entire ASU community in honor of Black History Month.

This year’s national theme is “At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington.”

ASU’s complete Black History Month schedule is as follows:

 

January 15 - February 28

The Tracy Hawkins “American Quilt Exhibit”                                                            
The Warren Britt Gallery, Tullibody Fine Arts Center                                                   
Sponsor: College of Visual and Performing Arts

February 1 – 28

Moments in Black History WVAS
Sponsor: Black History Month Committee

February 10 – May 31    

Black History Month Opening Reception Art Exhibit “United We Stand - A Civil Rights Retrospective, 1963 – 2013”
National Center For Civil Rights
Sponsor: National Center For Civil Rights
 

February 4-8

Founders’ Week


February 4  

Remembering the Birth of Rosa Parks (1913)

Black History Month Film Series Part I - Rosa Parks Documentary
4 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Levi Watkins Learning Center, 5th Floor
Sponsor: Black History Month Committee, Department of History and Political Science, National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture, LWC Cultural Heritage Committee


February 5

Black History Month Prayer Vigil
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - The Thelma Glass Auditorium
Sponsor: Christians United in Prayer


February 7

Black History Month Opening Convocation
Speaker: Dr. Michael Eric Dyson
11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. - Ralph D. Abernathy Auditorim
Sponsor: Black History Month Committee, Department of History and Political Science, National Center for Civil Rights, Lyceum Committee

Black History Month Opening Day Symposium: The Civil Rights Movement:
A Fifty Year Retrospective Examination
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. - Ralph D. Abernathy Auditorium
Sponsor: Black History Month Committee, Department of History and Political Science, National Center for Civil Rights, Lyceum Committee

Remembering the Establishment of Black History Month (1926)


February 8

Exhibition: Replica, Rosa Parks Bus
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. – Dunn Oliver Acadome
Sponsor: Black History Month Committee

Founders’ Day Convocation
10 a.m. – Dunn Oliver Acadome


February 10

Celebrating NAACP Week: Worship Service
11 a.m. - Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church
Sponsor: NAACP

Black History Month Opening Reception Art Exhibit “United We Stand - A Civil Rights Retrospective, 1963 – 2013”
3 p.m. – National Center For Civil Rights
Sponsor: National Center For Civil Rights               


February 11

Celebrating NAACP Week: Forum “I Am Not My Hair” (Natural Hair)
7 p.m. – 9 p.m. – J. Garrick Hardy Student Center Theater
Sponsor: NAACP


February 12

Black History Month Film Series Part II – Remembering Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation
4 p.m.-6 p.m. – Levi Watkins Learning Center – 5th Floor
Sponsor: Black History Month Committee, Department of History and Science, National Center for Civil Rights, LWC Cultural Heritage Committee

Forum: Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation: A 150 Year Reflection
7 p.m. – Council Hall 221
Sponsor: Department of History and Political Science, STATIC, College Democrats, Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society

Remembering the Birth of Abraham Lincoln, (1809)


February 13

Celebrating NAACP Week: NAACP Image Awards Banquet (Invite Only, Formal Attire)
6 p.m.- 9 p.m. – J. Garrick Hardy Student Center Ballroom
Sponsor: NAACP
 

February 14

Ida B. Wells Lecture
African-Americans in Entertainment Educational Television, Comedy for the 1970s to the 1980s.”
Speaker: Herman Otis Howard
11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. – Buskey Auditorium
Sponsor: Department of Communications

Remembering the Birth of Frederick Douglass (1818)


February 15

Celebrating NAACP Week: Community Service Activity
Highland Avenue Elementary School
noon – (Meet in front of the Acadome 11:30 a.m.)
Sponsor: NAACP

Black History Month Bulletin Board Contest Conclusion
3 p.m. - ASU Residential Halls and Academic Buildings
Sponsor: Black History Month Committee
 

February 16

Celebrating NAACP Week: Civil Rights Tour
noon (Meet in front of the Acadome 11:30 a.m.)
Sponsor: NAACP
 

February 17

Black History Month Choir Concert
3 p.m. – First Baptist Church
Sponsor: Black History Month Committee

“Making America Healthier For All: What Each Of Us Can Do”
Speaker: Dr. David Williams
J. Garrick Hardy Student Center Ballroom
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Sponsor: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

February 18

“Racism And Health: Findings, Questions And Directions”
Speaker: Dr. David Williams
11 a.m. – J. Garrick Hardy Student Center Ballroom
Sponsor: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Opening Reception Art Exibit
5 p.m. - Warren/Britt Galleries, Tulibody Fine Arts Center
Featured Artist: Tracie Hawkins
Sponsor: College of Visual and Performing Arts
                    
Presidents Day and The Annual “Black History Month Festival”
6 p.m. - Lelia Barlow Theatre
Sponsor: College of Visual and Performing Arts, Black History Month Committee
 

February 19 

Forum: “Straight Talk about the “N” Word
Speaker: Dr. Neal Lester
11 a.m. – Hardy Student Center Ballroom
Sponsor: Department of Languages and Literature

Black History Month Film Series Part III – Remembering the 1963 Birmingham Demonstrations
4 p.m.-6 p.m. – Levi Watkins Learning Center – 5th Floor
Sponsor: Black History Month Committee, Department of History and Science, National Center for Civil Rights, LWC Cultural Heritage Committee

Black Male Empowerment Forum
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Thelma Glass Auditorium
Sponsor: Black History Month Committee

February 20

Black History Month Book Club (Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow)
Noon – National Center for Civil Rights
Sponsor: Black History Month Committee, Department of History and Political Science, The National Center

Threats to Black America: “Black on Black Crime”
7 p.m. – Trenholm Hall 207
Sponsor: Students Taking Action Today Implementing Change (STATIC)


February 21

Black History Month Oratorical/Speech Competition
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Thelma Glass Auditorium
Sponsor: Department of Communication       

Contact Program – Birmingham Demonstration
4 p.m. – G.W. Trenholm Hall, Room 205
Sponsor: Department of Humanities

Forum: The Movie Django: Slavery - Real or Make Believe                                                                                                                   
7 p.m. – The Levi Watkins Learning Center – Lecture Hall                                                                        
Sponsor: Black History Month Committee, Department of History and Political Science, Department of Humanities, Department of Communications

Remembering Malcolm X Assassination (1965)
 

February 24

Black History Month ASU Jazz Jam
2 p.m. 4 p.m. – Montgomery Museum of Arts
Sponsor: Department of Music


February 25

African-American Read-In
Noon
McGehee Hall, 301
Sponsor: Department of Languages and Literatures

The Exhibit Speaks: E.D. Nixon Museum
6 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Levi Watkins Learning Center, 1st Floor
Sponsor: LWLC Cultural Heritage Committee, LWLC

February 26

Black History Month Quiz
11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. – Beverly Hall 101
Sponsor: Black History Month Committee, Department of History and Political Science

Black History Month Film Series Part IV – Celebrating The March on Washington
4 p.m.-6 p.m. – Levi Watkins Learning Center – 5th Floor
Sponsor: Black History Month Committee, Department of History and Science, National Center for Civil Rights, LWC Cultural Heritage Committee
 

February 27

Black History Month ASU Jazz Band Performance "Colors of Jazz"
7:30 p.m. – ASU Tullibody Recital Hall
Sponsor: Department of Music
 

February 28

Moments in Black History: “You Were There” 
11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Thelma Glass Auditorium
Sponsor: ASU Residential Life

Essay Contest Culmination
5 p.m.
G.W. Trenholm Hall 208
Sponsor: Black History Month Committee

Tribute to Black Elders and Ancestors
5:30 p.m. – Hardy Student Center Theater SCC Theatre
Sponsor: Black History Month Committee

The Color Purple a Dramatic Musical                                                                                              
7 p.m. – Leila Barlow Theatre                                                                                                                         
Sponsor: College of Visual and Performing Arts

High School Students Shadow Day
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.                                                                                                            
Sponsor: STATIC, College Democrats, Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society
 

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