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Black Heritage Month 2017 Schedule 

Wednesday, February 1
Kickoff Celebration
MUC Goshen Lounge
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Friday, February 3
Black Film and Theater Symposium
MUC Meridian Ballroom
7:00 p.m.

Friday, February 3 &  Saturday, February 4
Black Theater Workshop: "Exhibit A: A Journey of August Wilson's Plays."
Metcalf Theater
7:30 p.m.
Staged readings of scenes and monologues from the 10 plays in August Wilson's Pittsburgh Cycle, a series of ten plays that chronicle the African-American experience throughout the 20th Century.  Each play is set in a different decade.  All of the plays except for one take place in the Hill District of Pittsburgh. Free Admission.  Arrive early due to limited seating.

Sunday, February 5
Black Theater Workshop: "Exhibit A: A Journey of August Wilson's Plays."
Metcalf Theater
2:00 p.m.
Staged readings of scenes and monologues from the 10 plays in August Wilson's Pittsburgh Cycle, a series of ten plays that chronicle the African-American experience throughout the 20th Century.  Each play is set in a different decade.  All of the plays except for one take place in the Hill District of Pittsburgh. Free Admission.  Arrive early due to limited seating.

Tuesday, February 7
Black History Game Show
MUC Mississippi/Illinois Room
6:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, INC.

Wednesday, February 8
Hip Hop In the Goshen
MUC Goshen Lounge
11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, February 8
Film: The African American Journey
MUC Meeting Room A
11:00 a.m.
Sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

Thursday, February 9 
Taste of Culture: Africa
MUC Goshen Lounge
11:30 a.m.

Monday, February 13
Craft 
MUC Goshen Lounge
11:00 a.m.
Come out and create your own Sankofa bird. The Sankofa bird is a symbol in the Ghana culture that means "take what is good from the past, learn from it, and use it to move forward to a brighter future."

Tuesday, February 14
Love Across Cultures
MUC Goshen Display Table
11:00 a.m.
Sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

Wednesday, February 15
Comedy Show
MUC Meridian Ballroom
7:00 p.m.
The artist performing include Hadiyah Robinson, Brandon Hot Sauce Glover, Big Keff, Ray Lipowski, with host Jay Deep.

Monday, February 20
Black Art Showcase
MUC Meridian Ballroom
6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 21
Film: The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
MUC Missouri Room
11:00 a.m.
Sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

Wednesday, February 23
History of Diversity & Inclusion at SIUE
MUC Goshen Lounge
11:00 a.m.
Sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

Friday, February 24
Black Business Expo
MUC Goshen Lounge
6:00 p.m.

Monday, February 27
Deeper Than Color: A Privilege Exercise
MUC Goshen Lounge
12:00 p.m. 
Sponsored by the Student Nurse Achievement Program

Tuesday, February 28
Closing Ceremony
MUC Goshen Lounge
12 p.m.

 

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Contact the Kimmel Student Involvement Center at 618.650.2686 for additional information.

All events are subject to change.
Black Heritage Month is sponsored in part by the Campus Activities Board (CAB).

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