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Friday, January 31 – Sunday, February 2

Black Theatre Workshop - "And the Verdict Is...: A campus response to the Trayvon Martin Case"
Jan. 31 & Feb. 1 – 7:30 PM
Feb. 2 – 2:00 PM
Metcalf Theater
Directed by Kathryn Bentley
Assistant Director: Domonique Armstrong
Written and Performed by SIUE Students and Alumni
        
Thursday, February 6

Jazz and Poetry Night
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Meridian Ballroom, Morris University Center
Join us for a special evening celebrating jazz music. There will be live jazz performances, spoken word, poetry, and free food! For more information please contact Anee Korme, akorme@siue.edu.
 
Tuesday, February 11

Genealogy: Know your Roots featuring Bernice Bennett
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Mississippi/Illinois Room, Morris University Center
Join us for this informative event on the history of genealogy and using DNA to discover your ancestry.
Sponsored by CAB and SIUE Black Studies

Thursday, February 13

Health Fair:  A Celebration of Health, 2014
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center
Come and celebrate your health through health screenings and evaluations.  Learn how to improve your health in 2014 and beyond.  The program will include a performance during the noon hour!

Tuesday, February 18

A Taste of Culture: Sweetie Pies!
1:00 PM– 3:00 PM
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center
Enjoy the delicious treats from the famous Sweetie Pies restaurant in St. Louis! Enjoy your soul food while listening to a free performance.
 
Wednesday, February 19

Samir Barrett lecture, Blacks in Comics
12:00PM- 1:00PM
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center
Join us for an inspirational discussion.

Breaking Barriers: Being an architect of your OWN life featuring Hill Harper
7:00 PM
Meridian Ballroom, Morris University Center
For more information contact Jeremy Asiedu at jasiedu@siue.edu.
Sponsored by CAB, Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc. & Black Student Union

Friday, February 21 & Sunday February 23

SIUE Gospel Choir Workshop
Feb. 21– 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Feb. 23 – 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Conference Center, Morris University Center
Join us for two evenings filled with inspirational music and dance with special guest Minister Johnell Nicholas on Sunday, February 23.
For more information contact Jasmine French jfrench@siue.edu
Sponsored by the SIUE Gospel Choir.

Friday, February 21

Movie Night: Fruitvale Station
6:00 PM
Science Auditorium, Room 1105
Join us for this riveting movie followed by a panel discussion on humanizing minority male offenders, police accountability, and the use of social media in the social justice movement.
Sponsored by CAB and We Are One

12th Annual Parti Gras
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Student Fitness Center
A FREE, Mardi Gras themed event held at the Student Fitness Center for all SIUE Students. Event features New Orleans style Cajun food, jazz music, arts and crafts, attendance prizes and give-a-ways. Sponsored by Campus Activities Board, Campus Recreation and Recreational Sports Advisory Council. For more information contact Natalie Rosales, nrosale@siue.edu.

Saturday, February 22

Africa Night
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Meridian Ballroom, Morris University Center
Enjoy an evening of African culture through food, dance and entertainment.
Students:  $10   Faculty/Staff:  $12
General Public:  $13 Call the MUC Information Center at 618.650.5555 to purchase tickets.
Sponsored by the African Student Association
 
Wednesday, February 26

Black Heritage Month Student Talent Show
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Meridian Ballroom, Morris University Center
Come watch SIUE students as they take their turn on stage showcasing their singing, dancing, poetic, and musical talents.

Thursday, February 27

LiveWire: Dometi
12:00 Noon- 1:00 PM
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center
Come enjoy the lovely lyrics of Dometi, a SIUE Alum! For more information contact Chesley Waddell, cwaddel@siue.edu.

Friday, February 28

Closing Gala
6:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Conference Center, Morris University Center
Join us for a special evening celebrating Black Heritage at SIUE. There will be live musical performances, awards and much more! Tickets will be available for purchase at the Morris University Center information desk.  For more information please contact Anee Korme, akorme@siue.edu.

Monday, February 24-Friday February 28
Black Heritage Month Scavenger Hunt
Instructions found on facebook.com/siuebhm
 

 

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Contact the Kimmel Leadership Center at 618.650.2686 for additional information.

All events are subject to change.

Black Heritage Month is sponsored by the Campus Activities Board.

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