Hamline News

February 09, 2011

Hamline hosts Black History Month events

 Hamline University and the PRIDE Black Student Alliance invite the public to participate in the 42nd annual Black History Month celebration at Hamline University.

This year’s theme, “Transcending the Imagined Boundaries of Blackness,” will focus on lesser-known movements, leaders, pioneers and experiences of African Americans. All events are free and open to all. They take place at Hamline University, located at 1536 Hewitt Avenue in Saint Paul.

Monday, February 7
Black History Month Open House
4 p.m in Sorin Hall, rooms A&B

Thursday, February 10
This is My Story: Women of the African Diaspora
11:20 a.m. in Giddens Learning Center, 100E

Tuesday, February 15
A Discussion on Opposing Viewpoint among Key Historical and Contemporary Leaders
7 p.m. in Bush Student Center Lobby

Friday, February 18
We Keep Coming: A Tribute to Black Cultural Icons
7 p.m. in Sundin Music Hall

Tuesday, February 22
Black Is, Black Ain’t: An Examination of the Imagined Boundaries of Blackness
5:30 p.m. in the Bush Student Center HUB (lower level)

Wednesday, February 23
Black Jeopardy XIII
6:30 p.m. in the Bush Student Center Lobby

Thursday, February 24
Keynote speech
Dr. Duchess Harris, associate professor of American studies at Macalester College, will offer the keynote speech for Black History Month. The lecture will address the often marginalized voices, experiences, and contributions of Black women to the political, social and cultural agenda of the African American community.
11:30 a.m. in Klas Center’s Kay Fredericks Room.

Questions? Call 651-523-2423