black history month

Black History Month

Schedule of Events

February 1
Art Exhibit and Reception

A New Destiny Awaits: The Black Migration Student 
11 a.m. | Levi Watkins Learning Center Art Gallery
Sponsored by LWLC Cultural Heritage Committee and by the National Center for Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture
 
February 5
Read and Rise: Sharing the Love of Reading with Montgomery Area Elementary Schools

For more information, call 334-229-4270 
or visit www.alasu.edu/FoundersDay. 

Separate: Black Health in America
6 p.m. | Tune in to WVAS 90.7 FM

Reddick Lecture Series 
6 p.m. | J. Garrick Hardy 
Student Center Theater 
Sponsored by The University Programs and Activities Board 
 
February 7
Celebration of Service: Paying Tribute to the University’s Presidents and Icons

11 a.m. | Ralph David Abernathy Auditorium
Sponsored by Alumni Affairs
 
February 8 
Founders’ Day Convocation

Speaker: Larry K. Mack (’93), alumnus and deputy director of the Office of Human Capital at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center
Campus Processional begins at 8:45 a.m. 
Convocation begins at 10 a.m. 
Dunn-Oliver Acadome 
For more information, call 334-229-4270 or visit www.alasu.edu/FoundersDay. 

February 12
ASU, the Origins and Purpose of Black History Month/Black Migration

11 a.m. | Levi Watkins Learning Center Lecture Hall
Sponsored by LWLC Cultural Heritage Committee and by the National Center for Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture

Advocacy and Awareness Forum 
6 p.m. | J. Garrick Hardy 
Student Center Theater
Sponsored by The University Programs and Activities Board
 
February 13
BLACK LOVE: A Dance Concert Experience

Wednesday, Feb. 13 - Saturday, Feb. 16 
7 p.m. | Leila Barlow Theatre
Students $6 with a valid ASU ID
General admission $12 

Feb. 13 is ASU Family Night! 
FREE admission for all ASU students with a valid ASU ID.
Sponsored by The College of Visual and Performing Arts and Departments of Theatre and Dance 
 
February 14
“Tell them We are Rising” 

PBS Documentary 
11 a.m. | Levi Watkins Learning Center Lecture Hall
Sponsored by The Office of Diversity and International Affairs
 
February 16
ASU v. Alabama A&M Basketball Game and National Black 

HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 
HIV Prevention Pit Stop Tour
3 p.m. | Dunn-Oliver Acadome
Sponsored by The Office of Diversity and International Affairs 
 
February 19
African-American Art Song and Spiritual: Vocal Master Class 
featuring Dr. Phillip Harris
11 a.m. | Tullibody Recital Hall 
Sponsored by The College of Visual and Performing Arts and Music Department

Guest Artist Recital featuring Dr. Phillip Harris and Dr. Cordelia Anderson
7 p.m. | Tullibody Recital Hall 
Sponsored by The College of Visual and Performing Arts and Music Department

February 21
3rd Annual African-American Art Song and Spiritual Concert

7 p.m. | Tullibody Recital Hall 
Sponsored by The College of Visual and Performing Arts and Music Department

February 24
Annual Art Exhibition Opening (Year Long Theme: 1619- 2019: “Hope, History and the Struggle for African-American Freedom”)

3 p.m. The National Center 
Hosted by the Center for Civil Rights and African American Culture 
Contact: Cleve Webber, ext. 4397, cwebber@alasu.edu

February 26
Millennial Entrepreneur Summit

9 a.m. | Dunn-Oliver Acadome Banquet Room
Sponsored by The Small Business Development Center

Black History Month Forum: The Struggle for Freedom during the Antebellum Slavery Era and the Civil War
Black History Month Forum
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | The National Center

2019 Black History Month Keynote Address, featuring Dr. Felicia Bell, Director of the Rosa Parks Museum
1 p.m.
Ralph D. Abernathy Auditorium 
Sponsored by ASU Department of History and Political Science

Oratorical Contest 
11 a.m. | Hardy Center-Student Theater 
Sponsored by The Office of Student Life and University Programs and Activities Board

Black Business Expo 
6 p.m. | J. Garrick Hardy Student Center Ballroom 
Sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated

Miss Alabama State University Showcase
6 p.m. | Abernathy Auditorium 
Sponsored by Miss Alabama State University, Arianna Thompson