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February 1, 2017
 
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Black History Month Events at Adelphi

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16th Annual Black History Month Celebration

Thursday, February 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Center for Recreation and Sports-Campbell Lounge

Following tradition, the Adelphi University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will host its 16th Annual Black History Month Dinner Celebration.

Ubuntu as a Negation of Racism: An African Philosophy of Life

Thursday, February 15, 2018, 11:00a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Center for Recreation and Sports-Campbell Lounge

Dr. Nokuthula Hlabangane from the University of South Africa (UNISA) will present on African alternatives to racialized thinking.
Co-Sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies, the Collaboration Project, the Office of International Student Services, International Studies Program, Levermore Global Studies Program and Interfaith Center.

AFRICAN AMERICAN READ-IN

Thursday, February 15, 2018, 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Ruth S. Harley University Center-Fireplace Lounge

Please join us as we read from the literary works of Black authors; Langston Hughes, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Gwendolyn Brooks, Zora Neal Hurston, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, James Baldwin, Jacqueline Woodson, Maya Angelou and your own writings. Please reserve your time to read by contacting us at cabcs@adelphi.edu.

Sponsored by the Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies and the Learning and Writing Centers

AFRICAN AMERICAN ART EXHIBIT

Meet the Artist! Rafaëlle Roy Reception and Gallery Talk.

Date and Time: Sunday, February 18, 2018, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: Ruth S. Harley University Center Gallery
Sponsor: Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies, Adelphi Art Galleries and Exhibitions
Interim Exhibitions Curator: Ann E. Holt, Ph.D.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH LECTURE

Dr. Marsha J. Tyson Darling

Dr. Marsha J. Tyson Darling

North Babylon Public Library will host a free public lecture featuring Adelphi University’s Marsha J. Tyson Darling, Ph.D., Professor of History and Director for the Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies.

Dr. Darling’s lecture is entitled “Celebrating Black History: We Have Come This Far By Our Own Hands”.

Date and Time: Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Location: North Babylon Public Library, 815 Deer Park Avenue, North Babylon, NY 11703.
Contact: Tabitha Johnson, 631.669.4020

 

JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN DISTINGUISHED LECTURE

Lawrence Goldstone, Ph.D. “Stolen Justice: The Supreme Court and the Coming of Jim Crow.”
 
Date and Time: Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Ruth S. Harley University Center, Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom
Co-Sponsors: Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies
 

YOUR SILENCE WILL NOT PROTECT YOU! THE WRITING OF AUDRE LORDE

Humanities New York’s Reading & Discussion series offers community participants an opportunity to come together “to read a series of thematically linked texts” over six sessions. Discussions of the assigned reading will be facilitated by Marsha J. Tyson Darling, Ph.D., Professor of History and Director for the Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies. Come join us!
 
Date and Time: Wednesdays: March 7, 21, 28, and April 4, 11, 18, 2018 – 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Location: Learning & Writing Centers, Nexus Building Room 129
Sponsor: Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies, Humanities New York, Learning & Writing Centers

About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning.

Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

 
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