Black Studies Program

Calendar

Black Studies Program Calendar
Spring 2018 Events

To be Shared with All Generations and All Cultures

For more information on Black Studies Programs, visit MC 137 or call (216) 687-3655

The Golden Anniversary of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Mountaintop Speech A Dramatic Tribute presented by Prester Pickett, M.F.A.
Monday, January 15 || 10:00 am || Shaker Heights High School
A BLACK STUDIES AMBASSADOR ENGAGEMENT

Honoring the Life and Legacy of a Civil Rights Pioneer:  Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and His Influences on Leadership in the 21st Century
Thursday, January 18 || 12:00 noon || Main Classroom Auditorium
A KUUMBA ARTS CELEBRATION

Carter G. Woodson Challenge and Madam C. J. Walker Extravaganza
Thursday, February 1 || 11:30 am – 1:30 pm || Student Center Atrium
BLACK STUDIES AMBASSADOR ENGAGEMENT

Screening of The Godmother of Rock and Roll:  Sister Rosetta Tharpe with an opportunity for CSU students to acquire free tickets to the Saturday, February 10, 2018 performance of Marie and Rosetta at the Cleveland Play House
Friday, February 2 || 12:00 noon || Black Studies MC 135

Wickliffe Library:  Black Music of Two Worlds in the Poetry of Langston Hughes
Monday, February 5 || 7:00 pm || Wickliffe Public Library
Free and Open to the Public
BLACK STUDIES AMBASSADOR ENGAGEMENT

Black Studies Program Faculty Meet & Greet
Tuesday, February 6 || 11:30 am – 12:30 pm || MC 135

The Levin Forum Presents:  Abolition of Slavery in the Age of the “New Jim Crow”: Reclaiming Dignity and Restoring Rites for Ex-Prisoners Featuring Michael Leo Owens, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Emory University
Thursday, February 8 || 4:00 -5:30 pm || Roberta Steinbacher Atrium, Maxine Goodman Levine College of Urban
Registration required: http://www.csuohio.edu/urban/forum
BLACK STUDIES AMBASSADOR ENGAGEMENT

Screening of LA 92 a National Geographic Documentary on Rodney King and the LA Riots
Tuesday, February 20 || 4:00 - 6:00 pm || MC 135
Reception and book signing for Civil Racism: The 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion and the Crisis of Racial Burnout by Dr. Lynn Itagaki, 3:30 - 4:00 pm

Dr. Lynn Itagaki Lecture: Civil Racism From the 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion to the Age of Trump
Tuesday, February 20 || 6:00 pm || Main Classroom Building, Room 146
Book signing after the lecture
RALPH PRUITT LECTURE, ARTS, AND MEDIA SERIES BLACK STUDIES AMBASSADOR ENGAGEMENT

Shaker Museum:  The Virtual Reality Soul of Cleveland Tour
Sunday, February 25 || 3:00 - 4:00 pm || Shaker Historical Society, 16740 South Park Boulevard, Shaker Heights, Ohio 44120
Reservations Required
BLACK STUDIES AMBASSADOR ENGAGEMENT

Black History Legacy Magazine Exhibition
Wednesday, February 28
Contact Black Studies Program office (MC 135) for more details!

Dr. Nishani Frazier Lecture: Lonely Are the Brave:  CORE and the School Desegregation Struggle in Cleveland
Thursday, March 8 || 5:00 - 6:00 pm || MC 137
Lecture at 6:00 pm || MC 136
Reception and Book Signing, Harambee City: The Congress of Racial Equality in Cleveland and the Rise of Black Power Populism,
RALPH PRUITT LECTURE, ARTS, AND MEDIA SERIES

Life as a Black Professional in a Black Studies Related Career
Thursday, March 22 || 12:00 noon || MC 137
UMOJA ROUND TABLE

Truth Crushed to Earth Solidarity Day/Mannequin Challenge
Wednesday, April 4 || 12:00 - 1:00 pm || MC 137
KUUMBA ARTS CELEBRATION

Field Trip to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and the Motown Museum Detroit, Michigan An Educational Excursion for CSU Students
Come to MC 135 for information!
April 13-14, 2018
BLACK STUDIES AMBASSADOR ENGAGEMENT

Life as a Survivor of Cancer
Tuesday, April 17 || 12:00 noon || MC 137
UMOJA ROUND TABLE

A New Day In Hough Fannie Lewis Story Stage Play As a Model Oral History Project
April 21, 2018 || 12:00 – 4:00 pm || The Visitor’s Center at League Park, 6601 Lexington Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44103
12:00 noon - 1:00pm
Lecture - "Hough's Oral History Project Preservation" by Dr. Tara White
1:00 – 4:00pm
Workshop
Presented as a Workshop in Partnership between the Baseball Heritage Museum and the Black Studies Program Howard A. Mims African American Cultural Center with support from the City of Cleveland
RALPH PRUITT LECTURE, ARTS, AND MEDIA SERIES

Jazz Heritage Orchestra Spring Concert (Potential Collaboration with Music Department)
Saturday, April 28 || 7:00 pm || MC Auditorium
RALPH PRUITT LECTURE, ARTS, AND MEDIA SERIES

Mary McLeod Bethune Study Marathon
April 30-May 4 || Monday-Friday || 8:30 am - 6:30 pm || MC 135

Dr. Wasson All-Star Basketball Challenge with the Cleveland Police/Fire Department
Saturday, May 5 || 12:00 - 3:00 pm || Recreation Center (Mack Gym)
A KUUMBA ARTS CELEBRATION