News and Upcoming Events
Monday 30th- Marvin Victor, Haitian writer and Filmmaker, Stafford Auditorium at 6:30pm
Friday 10th- MLK and the Millennial Generation: Commemorating Marting Luther King Jr. and Black History Month Events are as fallow:
12:30-1:30pm Panel discussion at Stern Great Room
4:00-5:00pm Speech Contest at Weis 235
7:00-8:00pm "An evening with King" Dr. Vernan Carraway perfomance at Mathers Theater
Thursday 23rd-Friday 24th: Central Pennsylvania Consortium Africana Studies Conference. For more information please click here.
Thursday 23rd- Performance by E. Patrick Johnson, "Pouring Tea: Black Gay Men of the South Tell Their Tales." Weiss Rubendall Recital Hall Starting at 8pm.
Thursday 22nd- Love in Africa Film Series: "Woubi Cheri" playing at Althouse 106 from 7-9pm. Click here for more information about the film.
Thursday 29th: Love in Africa Film Series: "African Dreaming"4 shorts on love, playing at Althouse 106 from 7-9pm. Click here for more information about the film.
Thursday 5th- Love in Africa Film Series: "The President Has Aids" playing at Althouse 106 from 7-9pm Click here for more information about the film.
Thursday 12th- Caribbean Cinema: Issues of Representation, Historical Development and Film Practices a presentation by Dr. Bruce Paddington, Film Studies, The University of the West Indies at Althouse 106 Starting at 7:00 p.m.
"Bruce Paddington, Lecturer in the Department of Film Studies at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad, is the Founder and Festival Director of the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, Director of the New World Film Centre, and the founder of the media production company Banyan Productions. He is an award winning filmmaker, having made over 500 films and television programmes, mainly on Caribbean culture. His 2006 documentary, “The Mennonites of Belize”, received the award as the best cultural and educational programme by the Caribbean Broadcasting Union in 2007".
Thursday 19th" “Re-Discovering Esther Popel Shaw: The first black female graduate of Dickinson College" Panel discussion on Esther Popel Shaw's writing and legacy. Location TBA. Starting at 4:30pm.
Thursday 26th: Senior Research Presentations (For Africana Studies and Latino and Caribbean Studies) at Althouse 106 from 6-9pm.