Black Studies Program

Howard A. Mims Lecture, Arts and Media Series

To Be Shared With All Generations and All Cultures

2012 – 2013 Events

New Events Coming Soon.



About the Series

This series brings to the campus outstanding speakers, performing artists, graphic artists, videos and films. There is an effort to maintain a high standard of excellence in programming and to help fill a void by presenting special programs that might not otherwise be available in the Greater Cleveland community.

Howard A. Mims Lecture, Arts and Media Series   The Black Studies Lecture, Arts and Media Series has been named the
Howard A. Mims Lecture, Arts and Media Series
to tribute the legacy of Dr. Howard A. Mims (1930-2002).

He was dedicated to Black Studies and served as the director of the program at Cleveland State University for a full decade (1991-2001). He defined the existing structure for Black Studies and encouraged an appreciation that the entire Greater Cleveland community was its classroom. Dr. Mims shared the treasures of Black history and culture through an understanding of interdisciplinary principles, where academicians, students and community members could come together to learn more about African, African American, and African Diaspora peoples.

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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Black Studies Program
2121 Euclid Avenue, MC 137
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
Main Classroom Plaza, Room 137
1899 East 22nd Street
Department Contact
Jason Moore
j.l.moore27@csuohio.edu
Phone: 216.687.3655
Fax: 216.687.5446
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