Black Studies Program

Calendar

Black Studies Program Calendar
Spring 2020 Events

To be Shared with All Generations and All Cultures

For more information on the Black Studies Program,
visit Berkman Hall, Room 137 or call (216) 687-3655

January

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 8:00 am
Wolstein Center, 4th Floor, Westwing Ballroom
CSU hosting 29th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Breakfast

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 from 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm
12:00 noon Dr. King on the Screen. Remembrance of the Civil Rights Movement through Films at with excerpts from Selma by Ava Du Vernay
12:30 – 2:00 pm, panel discussion with Nikki Byrd, President of the CSU Alumni Association, Sherrae M. Mack, Ph.D., Eric Siler, M.F.A., and Donna Whyte, Ph.D.

February

Sunday, February 16, 2020 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Dave’s Supermarket Community Kitchen, 1929 E. 61st Street, Cleveland, OH 44103
A Taste of African Cuisine Cooking Class with Chef Shirelle Boyd
Cost $40. Click here to register.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm
Location TBA
The Myth of Race, Lecture Presentation by Peter Dunham, Ph.D.
Sponsored by CLASS Dean Diversity Council and the Black Studies Program

Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Dave’s Supermarket Community Kitchen, 1929 E. 61st Street, Cleveland, OH 44103
A Taste of African Cuisine Cooking Class with Chef Shirelle Boyd
Cost $25. Click here to register.

Friday, February 28, 2020 from 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Student Center Atrium
Carter G. Woodson and Madam C.J. Walker Extravaganza in collaboration with the Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement
Guests: Shaw High School Cosmetology Department

Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Dave’s Supermarket Community Kitchen, 1929 E. 61st Street, Cleveland, OH 44103
A Taste of African Cuisine Cooking Class with Chef Shirelle Boyd
Cost $25. Click here to register.

March

All March Events have been Cancelled.

**Event Cancelled**
Monday, March 30, 2020 from 11:00 am – 1:00pm

Location TBA
Office of Inclusion and Multi-Cultural Engagement, Film: Standing On My Sister’s Shoulders
Coordinator: Adrienne Gosselin, Ph.D.
Sponsored by the Black Studies Program, Women’s and Gender Studies, and CLASS Dean Diversity Council.
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**Event Cancelled**
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

BH 135
Umoja Round Table on Black Women’s Suffrage
Moderator, Guest Morgan Thompson, Black Studies minor. Panelists include Rosamonde Peters, League of Women Voters; Michelle B. Jackson, NOVA Northeast Ohio Voter Advocates; Rhonda Crowder, Who’s Who in Black Cleveland; and Sherrae Mack, Ph.D., Black Studies Program
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**Event Cancelled**
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 from 5:00 – 6:00 pm

BH 135
Ralph Pruitt Lecture, Arts, and Media Series: “African American Literature: A Black Studies Problem”
Guest Speaker, Gillian Johns, Ph.D., Oberlin University
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April

All April Events have been Cancelled.

**Event Cancelled**
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 12:00 noon

Howard A. Mims African American Cultural Center, BH 137
Truth, Crush to Earth Solidarity Day Mannequin Challenge Participants:
Cleveland-area Elementary School Students
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**Event Cancelled**
Friday, April 3, 2020 at 8:00 am

Black Studies Field Trip to Lewiston, NY to the Freedom Crossing Monument and the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center
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**Event Cancelled**
Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm

BH Auditorium
Jazz Heritage Orchestra Concert
Artistic director, Dennis Reynolds
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**Event Cancelled**
April 27-May 1, 2020 from 8:30 am – 9:00 pm

Howard A. Mims African American Cultural Center, BH 137
Mary McLeod Bethune Study Marathon
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May

All May Events have been Cancelled.

**Event Cancelled**
Friday, May 1, 2020 from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Howard A. Mims African American Cultural Center, BH 137
Black Studies Program Graduation Party
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**Event Cancelled**
Saturday, May 2, 2020 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

CSU Rec. Center Mack Gym
Wasson Basketball Challenge
Participants: Members of Cleveland Police and Fire departments
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**Event Cancelled**
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - Sunday, May 24, 2020

CSU Ghana Study Abroad Ghana Facilitator, Thomas L. Bynum, Ph.D.
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