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Celebrate Black History Month February 2012
The Bloomington Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host its third annual fundraising pancake breakfast. The event focuses on community by commemorating more than 35 years of Black History Month celebrations in the United States. All proceeds raised support scholarship, public service, and community programming.
Ticket Information: Tickets cost $5. Children age 5 and under eat free. Members of the community can obtain tickets from any Bloomington Alumnae Chapter member and tickets must be purchased prior to the event.
Women of Color Book Club–Ar'n't I a Woman? by Deborah Gray White
Ar'n't I a Woman? reviews and updates the scholarship on slave women and the slave family, exploring new ways of understanding the intersection of race and gender and comparing the myths that stereotyped female slaves with the realities of their lives. Discussion will be moderated by IU Associate Professor Sharlene Newman. Free and open to the public.
Black Knowledge Bowl
The annual Black Knowledge Bowl is an academically competitive program which will test student knowledge regarding the history, geography, science, philosophy, and politics of African Americans in the United States and around the world. The Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center invites any IU student team to test its knowledge of black history and culture in this jeopardy-style, fun event. To register your team, contact Sachiko Higgins-Kante at email@example.com. For more information about registration, please call (812) 855-9271.
Making History at IU: A Program for High School Students
In celebration of Black History Month, Indiana University invites high schools to the Bloomington campus for a day of activities including an admissions presentation. High school students will meet and greet representatives from various IU departments, schools, colleges, and student organizations. They will also gather information about other cultural resources available at Indiana University. Lunch will be provided. The purpose of the event is to honor the spirit of excellence in education that is annually highlighted in Black History Month celebrations around the United States each year.
African American Dance Company 14th Annual Dance Workshop
The mission of the workshop is to expose students and community members to a diverse range of dance experiences from the perspective of the African American and African diaspora including West Indian Folk, Afro-Cuban traditional, and Contemporary Modern dance classes. A panel discussion will take place on Friday evening at 7pm in the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Grand Hall with the artists, and a dance showcase will be held on Saturday evening.
Ticket Information: Full registration Friday & Saturday–$120. Saturday only–$70. Single Class–$25. You must register online at the Indiana University Conference Bureau site tinyurl.com/aadcdance where you will find the registration form with class selections and payment instructions!
Black History Month Gala
All Jazzed Up: "Continuing the Legacy"
Revised: February 18, 2012
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